Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, University Georgia, 1949. Postgraduate, American Institute Banking, 1955. Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1958.
Postgraduate, Harvard University Grad School Business Administration, 1961. Columbia Bank Management Course, Harvard University Grad School Business Administration, 1962.
With Agricultural Extension Service University Georgia, 1949-1951. Agricultural representative Washington Loan and Banking Company, Georgia, 1951-1953. Manager agriculture department Georgia R.R. Bank & Trust Company (acquired by First Union Corporation, January 1987), Augusta, 1953-1956, assistant vice president, 1956-1958, vice president, 1958-1966, executive vice president, 1966-1969, president, 1969-1974, chairman board, from 1974.
Chairman First Union Corporation Georgia, First Union Bank Augusta. Board directors First Union National Bank Georgia, First Union National Bank Columbus, First Union Bank Savannah, Boral Industries Inc., Los Angeles, Morris Communications Corporation, Augusta, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United Inc. Civilian aide for Georgia to Secretary of Army.
Member Richmond County (Georgia) Board Health, 1971. Served with United States Coast Guard, 1942-1946. Member of Augusta Country, Pinnacle, West Lake Country (Augusta).
Highlands (North Carolina) Country. Ponte Vedra (Florida), Masons.
Married Jane Hinton, June 14, 1949. Children– Janet Susan, Nancy Len.