Born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 4, 1932;
Admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1954, University of Mississippi;
BA 1954; LLB 1954, Comment Editor University of Mississippi Law Journal; Moot Court Board;
US Navy Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island, 1955;
US Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia, 1956;
Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa;
Mississippi State Bar (Commissioner 1966-1968);
American Bar Association;
American Association for Justice; Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association; Attorney for the Town of Tunica (1962-1997)