leader, journalist, newspaper publisher and vocalist whose leadership
skills manifested themselves early when he became an Eagle Scout in 1948
and a Scoutmaster in 1958.
He graduated from
The Hill School in 1953 and The Wharton School at the University of
Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1957.
From 1966 to
1968, he served as Captain in the United States Armed Forces’ 28th
life, he became the director and secretary of the Quakertown National Bank
in 1967 and has filled those roles to the present day.
He has also
been President of the American Newspaper Publishers Association and the
Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association.
In the 1980s,
he was a member and the president of the Quakertown Band and a trustee of
The Berkshire Choral Festival, The Hill School, and the Upper Bucks
publishing duties at the Quakertown
Free Press, his family’s own newspaper, in 1969, and steered the
ship until 1996.
From 1990 to
2005, he was a member and sat on the board of The Philadelphia Singers, the
chorus-in-residence of The Philadelphia Orchestra.