Party affiliation: Democrat
Clerk to presiding justice United States District Court, Birmingham, Alabama, 1968—1969. Member legal department South Central Bell Telephone Сompany, 1969—1970. Private practice Decatur, since 1971.
Assistant district attorney District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1972—1973. Member Alabama Senate, 1974—1978. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Navy, 1969-1979.