Member Alabama Education Commission, 1957-1958. Chairman Colbert County American Red Cross, 1950. Alabama field director Crusade for Children, 1948.
President Alabama Committee Better Schools, 1958-1959. Chairman Tuscumbia Board Education, 1954-1964, Alabama Tenure Commission, 1959-1964. President University Alabama Law School Foundation, 1964-1966.
Co-chairman National Conference of Christians and Jews, Tri-Cities area, 1949-1970. Chairman Brotherhood Week. Board directors, vice president National Center for State Courts, 1975-1977.
Trustee Birmingham Southern College. Honorary president Troy State University Served to major United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Fellow International Academy of Law and Sciences, International Academy Trial Lawyers, International Society Barristers, American College Trial Lawyers.
Member Alabama Bar Association (president 1965-1966), Colbert County Bar Association (past president), Alabama Bar Foundation (past president), American Judicature Society (vice president 1977-1979), Alabama Law School Alumni Association (past president), Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (president), National Association biomedical Research Association (Outstanding Public Service award, National Veterans award), Warren Burger Society of National Center for State Courts, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, 40 and 8, DAV, Third Marine Division Association, Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Tau Kappa Alpha, Lambda Chi Alpha.