Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1940. Partner firm Middleton, Seelbach, Wolford, Willis & Cochran and predecessors, Louisville, 1940-1957. With Louisville Gas & Electric Company, 1957-1978, executive vice president, 1962-1963, president, 1963-1978.
Also director; director First National Bank, Louisville, Kentucky Trust Company, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, East Central Aara Reliability Group. Chairman Kentucky Arts Commission Board of directors Louisville Fund, Louisville Philharmonic Society.