Party affiliation: Democrat
Principal supervisor, instructor public schools, Smith and Wilson counties, Tennessee, 1930-1933. Chief clerk, Smith County, Tennessee Agricultural Office, 1933-1935. Administration assistant United States Department of Agriculture, Nashville, 1935-1942.
Administration officer in charge agricultural conservation program United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1942-1945, area director Crop Insurance Corporation (developed and put in operation tobacco crop insurance program), 1945-1948, state director and chairman state Production and Marketing Administration Committee, Nashville, also chairman state council (United States Department of Agriculture), 1946-1948, board directors Commodity Credit Corporation, Washington, since 1948. State executive director Tennessee Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, 1961-1966.
Born January 10, 1905