Bachelor, Hamilton College, 1931. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hamilton College, 1981. Postgraduate, New York University, 1932.
Doctor of Laws, Hartwick College, 1990.
Buyer, head department Bresee's Oneonta Department Store, 1932—1943, advertising manager, 1932—1943, merchandise manager, director, 1945—1967, press, 1967—1973, chairman board directors, since 1973. Director Preferred Mutual Insurance Company, New Berlin, chairman board directors, 1980, chairman executive committee, 1980—1990, member audit committee, since 1990. Secretary, director Chestnut & Dietz Land Company Oneonta, since 1932.
With United States Army, 1943-1946.
Member Civil Service Commission, Oneonta, 1935-1936. Member Board Public Safety, Oneonta, 1936-1940. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946.
Named Citizen of Year Oneonta Chamber of Commerce, 1991.
Member Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Mu Pi. Lodges: Rotary (president 1950.
Married Esther Bartow, August 14, 1935.