Party affiliation: Democrat
One daughter, Eleanor Ann (Mistress Ann Irving Cruikshank). Admitted to the Texas state bar, 1924. Practiced law, Palestine, Texas, 1924-1927.
Trust solicitor 2d National Bank of Houston (now Bank of the Southwest National Association), 1927, assistant trust officer, 1928, trust officer, 1928-1942, vice-president and trust officer, 1942-1947, executive vice president and general trust officer since 1947, also director. 1st vice-president, director Mainland Company, Texas City, Texas. President and director Sugar Bowl Gas Company, Inc., Sugar Bowl Utility, Inc., Sugar Bowl Dehydrating Company, (all Louisiana).
Chairman of the Board Farnsworth & Chambers Company, Inc. Chairman board trustees Houston Heart Association. Trustee Memorial Hospital, Houston, Baylor Medical Foundation.
Born July 28, 1901