Party affiliation: Democrat
Diplomatic courier United States Foreign Service, 1949-1950. Legal examiner, oil and gas division Texas R.R. Commission, 1953-1955. Individual practice law, owner, operator farm and ranch Ganado, Texas, 1955—2008.
City attorney City of Ganado, 1955-1960. Member Texas State Senate, 1961-1981, United States Congress from 14th Texas District, 1981—1984.
God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.
Member Texas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Ganado Junior Chamber of Commerce (charter), Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: American Legion, Farm Bureau Lodges: Masons (past master).
1949 - 1950
1953 - 1955
1955 - 2008
1955 - 1960
1961 - 1981
1981 - 1984