Party affiliation: Democrat
Chemist Southwest Medical School, University Texas, Dallas, 1955-1956. Research biochemist Scott & White Foundation, Temple, Texas, 1956-1957. Chemist Socony Mobil Oil Corporation, Dallas, 1957-1960.
Claims attorney Rio Grande National Life Insurance Company, 1961-1962. Private practice, since 1962. Partner Welz, Anderson and Peters, 1967-1977, Anderson and Peters, Dallas, 1978-1980.