Born in Waterbury, Connecticut. Received M.D. from Yale in 1827. Practiced medicine in West Springfield, Massachusetts, and later in Albany, New York. Married Sarah Miles Lathrop in 1831. They had four sons. Taught medicine at Yale 1842 to 1860. President of New Haven Bank in 1860.
Author of An Historical Account of Connecticut Currency, Continental Money, and Finances of the Revolution published by the New Haven Colony Historical Society in 1865.
He died in New Haven, Connecticut.
bio: DAB; NCAB 22; WWWA-H; The Asylum Fall, 1992