Arthur was a son of Louise J. Kopp & William Cutler Tufts, Jr. He had 2 sisters: MArion Louise and Lillian Francis. In 1930 he was living in Pittsburgh, PA at the home of William Mathias where he was a landscape architect. In 1942, WWII registration states that his residence was Charles Street in Waltham, MA, employed by B.C. Ames company also in Waltham. That his height was 5'7" and weight 170 lbs.