Mr. Fithian is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Roswell Curtis and Ada Allerton Fithian.
Mr. Fithian receives a Bachelor of Science in hotel administration from Cornell University.
Mr. Fithian serves in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant (junior grade).
Mr. Fithian serves as assistant manager of Treadway Inns in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Mr. Fithian serves as manager of the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
Mr. Fithian serves as manager of Kona Inn in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Mr. Fithian serves as assistant manager of Kaiser’s Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mr. Fithian is appointed president of Greeters of Hawaii, Ltd. in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mr. Fithian is appointed chairman of the Hawaii chapter of the Cornell Society of Hotelmen.