Bachelor of Music, University Michigan, 1949. Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1951.
Supervisor, Florence (South Carolina.) Public Schools, 1952-1962; merchandise manager, Montgomery Ward & Company, Jacksonville, Florida, 1962-1976; regional manager, Continental Marketing Corporation, Jacksonville, 1976-1983; vice president sales, Continental Marketing Corporation, Dearborn, Michigan, 1983-1990; chief Executive officer, Select Sales Resources, Inc., since 1990. Consultant Aquarian Investments, West Bloomfield, Michigan.
Board of directors United Methodist Foundation, Jacksonville, 1979-1983. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Management Association, American Marketing Association.
Married Alma Cato, April 29, 1952 (divorced 1967). Married Lynn Elizabeth Brinson, May 1, 1970. Children: Wingo, Courtney, Geoffrey, Daniel, Candace.