Student, McMurry University, Abilene, Texas, 1942.
President Abilene Savings Association, 1944-1977, Southwestern Group Finance Company, Houston, 1976-1977. President United Savings Association Texas, 1977-1980, chairman board, 1980-1985. Director, chairman board Sandia Federal Savings & Loan, Albuquerque, 1986-1989.
Director Kaneb Pipeline Partners, since 1990. General partner Cels Oil & Minerals LP., 1998. Chairman board directors United Finance Mortgage Company, Dallas, United Finance Group, Inc., Houston, 1980-1986.
Board directors Kaneb Services Inc., Investors Mortgage Insurance Company, Boston. Adb.bd. FNMA, 1980-1981. Trustee Thrift Institutions Short Term Liquidity Fund, New York City, New York, 1982-1983.
President Abilene Industrial Foundation, 1970, United Fund Abilene, 1962, United Way, 1960. Member board Texas State Hospitals, 1962-1964. Member Texas Finance Commission, 1964-1976, chairman, 1971.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1943. Member National Savings and Loan League (president 1970-1971), Texas Savings and Loan League (president 1970-1971), Association Thrift Holding Companies (chairman board 1985-1987), Abilene Chamber of Commerce (president 1964). Clubs: Abilene Country (president 1951).
Married Gloria Gill(deceased deceased 01, 2006), December 9, 1943. Children: Jon (deceased), Kitty, Perry (deceased).