Party affiliation: Democrat
Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, Texas Tech University, 1960, Master of Science in Agronomy, 1962. Sales representative Plains Grain Company, Abernathy, Texas, 1962-1963. Assistant manager Southern Farm Supply, Amarillo, Texas, 1963-1968.
President Center Plains Industries, Inc., Amarillo, since 1968. Director Fertilizer Institute, Washington, since 1982. Member Council Agriculture, Science and Technology.
Past chairman West Texas Agricultural Chemical Conference Regent Texas Tech University, since 1983. Member American Heart Association, Amarillo. Board directors Myasthenia Gravis National Foundation, 1980.
Active Amarillo Area Foundation March of Dimes. Named Distinguished Alumnus, Texas Tech University School Agriculture, 1982, Man of Year, March of Dimes, Amarillo, 1981, Boss of Year, National Secretaries Association, Amarillo, 1971-1972. Recipient American Farmer Degree, Future Farmers American, Hale Center, Texas, 1958.
Award Outstanding Fertilizer Company, Texas Plant Food Institute, Austin, 1981.