Bachelor, Bachelor of Laws, University Mississippi, 1958.
Private practice, Batesville, Mississippi, 1958-1959. Member Mississippi House of eps., 1959-1963. District attorney 17th Judicial District, Mississippi, 1964-1972.
Governor State of Mississippi, Jackson, 1976-1980.
The Bible is the only authoritative source of God's truth and any view that cannot be directly tied to a scriptural reference is generally considered to be based on human traditions rather than God's leading.
The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.
With United States Army, 1945. Member American, Mississippi, Panola County (past president) bar associations,American (past associate editor Journal), Mississippi (president elect 1969)) Trial Lawyers Associations, Farm Bureau, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Masons, Shriners, Lions, Civitan, Moose.
Married Zelma Lois Smith, December 12, 1952. Children: Janet Herrington, Virginia Anne, Charles Clifton, Stephen Nicholas.