Bachelor of Science, Lehigh University, 1951; Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lehigh University, 1987; postgraduate in Business, New York University, 1953-1956.
Assistant portfolio manager, Marine Midland, New York City, 1953-1954; account executive, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1954-1964; vice president, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1964-1971; senior vice president, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1971-1981; executive vice president, E.F. Hutton, New York City, 1981-1987; senior vice president, Smith Barney, New York City, since 1988. Board directors Stabler Companies, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Eastern Industries, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Trustee Lehigh University, since 1980, Blair Academy, since 1984, New Eyes for Needy, 1984-1990. Member Lehigh University Alumni Association (president 1980-1982), Baltusrol Club (Springfield, New Jersey), University Club, Short Hills Club, Orchid Island Golf Club (Vero Beach, Florida), Knights of Malta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Phi.
Married Carol L. Farmer, June 23, 1951. Children: Andrew L., Robin L., Kathleen L., Kevin L., Susan L., Christopher L.