Chairman Clarendon County Democratic Committee. Vice chairman South Carolina Democratic Committee, 1976—1978, member executive committee. Member South Carolina Governor's Agriculture Study Committee.
Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1984. Member Constitution Bicentennial Commission, from 1985. President Baptist College Young Dems, 1970—1972.
Vice chairman alumni board Baptist College, 1975—1976, Charleston Southern University, 1988—1990. Trustee Hall Fame; board visitors Clemson University, 1977—9178. Vice chairman alumni board Medical University South Carolina, 1986—1987.
Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Bar Association, Huguenot Society South Carolina, State Employees Association, Clarendon County History Society (vice president 1983-1984, president 1985-1986), Clarendon County Farm Bureau, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, American Judicature Society, Shriners., Masons, Alpha Phi Omega (life), First Families South Carolina.