Juris Doctor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1936.
Admitted to Missouri bar, 1936. Practiced law, Columbia, 1936-1945. City attorney, 1936-1945.
General attorney, then general counsel Missouri Farmers Association, 1943-1957. General counsel, then general counsel Vice-President MFA Mutual Insurance Company Group, Columbia, 1946-1964, president, 1964-1979. Past chairman local United Fund, American Red Cross.
Member Missouri Highway Commission, 1954-1963. Member finance committee Rock Bridge State Park. Named Man of Year, Federation Insurance Counsel, 1975, Business Man of Year, Alpha Kappa Psi, 1968.
Recipient Missouri Good Roads award, 1965. Missouri Law Citation of Merit, U. Missouri, 1971. Distinguished Service award Missouri Farmers Association, 1976, U. Missouri Alumni Society, 1976.
Member National Association Indiana Insurers (governor 1964-1979, chairman 1969-1972), Health Institute Institute (past governor).
Married Helen Edmiston, September 30, 1936. Children: Judith Ann, Kathern Lee.