AB, Princeton University, 1924. Bachelor of Laws (Juris Doctor), Harvard University, 1927.
Sole practice, Memphis. Partner Armstrong, Allen, Braden, Goodman, McBride & Prewitt, 1932-1986. Of counsel Armstrong, Allen, Prewitt, Gentry, Johnston & Holmes, since 1987.
Governor American Red Cross, 1955-1961, chairman committee resolutions, 1954. President Memphis Academy of Arts, 1955-1959. Member Tennessee Law Revision Commission, 1963-1969.
Chairman Memphis Arts and Science Commission, 1970-1977. Served from captain to lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.