Doctor of Laws, La Academia Mexicana, Mexico City, 1991.
Landman, Chapman Oil Corporation, Houston, 1978; partner, J.A. Bel et al, Lake Charles, Louisiana, since 1964; president, Garrison Oil Corporation, Houston, 1979-1984; president, Lakeside Exploration Corporation, Houston, since 1984. Vice president Lacassane Company, Inc., Lake Charles, since 1990, also board directors.
Louisiana commissioner of Indian Affairs, Baton Rouge, 1972-1975. Vice chairman Sam Houston Area county Boy Scouts American, 1995-1997. Member Executive Board National Catholic Committee on Scouting, 1997.
Married Pamela Jean Reid Adger, March 7, 1970 (divorced July 1975). 1 child, James Gardiner. Married Robin Childers, April 2, 1977.
Children: Robert Adam, Susan Alexandra.