Bachelor of Science, Holy Cross College, 1964. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1967.
Counsel Swift & Company, 1966—1970, Miles Laboratories, 1970—1971, director legislation affairs Washington, 1971—1975, associate general counsel Elkhart, Indiana, 1975—1977. Vice president, secretary, general counsel, board directors Chattem Inc., Chattanooga, 1977—1994. Of counsel Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Spencer, 1999—2005.
General counsel, corporation secretary Prestige Brands Holdings Inc., Irvington, New York, 2005—2010.
Candidate for United States Congress, 1994, 96. Past board directors Senior Neighbors of Chattanooga, Inc., Tennessee Conservation League. Member of American Bar Association, Van Buren County Chamber of C. (past board directors), Better Business Bureau Chattanooga (past chairman, past board directors), Council Better Business Bureaus United States, Non-Prescription Drug Manufacturers Association (vice chairman executive committee), DC Bar Association, Chattanooga Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Chattanooga Retriever Club (past board directors, past secretary), Middle Tennessee Amateur Retriever Club.
Son of Nelson Frederick and Marie Mercedes (Montemayor) J. Div.; children: T. Christopher, Susan Noel.