He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he participated in sailing and lettered in swimming. His major was the School of Public and International Affairs.
Jack left Princeton in January 1942 to enlist in the Army, but he always remained a loyal Princetonian. He served as president of the Alumni Association of Broward County for 10 years and as president of the Ivy League Association for 20 years.
Jack was president of Hart-Carter Co. of Minneapolis, Minn. He retired to Florida in 1970, and he enjoyed sailing in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. He served as trustee of the Miami City Ballet and was a member of the Church by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale.
His survivors include his son, John; daughters Marcy Thobaben and Carla Kenyon; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.