He graduated from the Lawrenceville School before coming to Princeton. He joined Cottage Club and majored in politics, writing his thesis on “Pennsylvania and the Election of 1952.”
After graduation Joe went back to Lancaster and went to work for Hubley Manufacturing Co., owned by his family and another family. A year later Joe left to serve two years in the 7th Army Ordnance Corps in Germany as a unit supply officer. He completed his tour of duty as a first lieutenant.
Returning to Lancaster, Joe worked with the Hubley Co. until his family sold their share of the business in 1963. Joining the investment firm of Kidder, Peabody & Co., Joe was in charge of the Lancaster office for 10 years and then ran his own financial advisory business until he retired.
Joe served as a trustee of the Lancaster Country Day School and was very involved in the Lawrenceville School as a trustee and member of the finance committee. Joe was also an avid golfer, winning local championships and serving for many years as an executive member of the Pennsylvania Golf Association and as president in 1972.
Joe died Feb. 20, 2020, in Lancaster. He is survived by his four daughters, two stepdaughters, 14 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. His wife, Sarah Moore, predeceased him.