Party affiliation: Republican
Sole practice, Starkville, Mississippi, since 1976. City attorney, 1979-1985. Prosecuting attorney, 1977-1979.
City judge, 1981-1982.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Candidate for Congress 2d district, Mississippi, 1980. Served to captain United States Army, 1971-1973. Member American Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association (board governors 1988-1994), Starkville Chamber of Commerce (president 1982), American Legion, Rotary, American College Barristers, International Academy Litigators.