Son of Geoffrey and Georgene Frances Theodora (Littell) J.;m. Pat Rumage, May 1, 1946. Geological Engineer Colorado School Mines, 1951, graduate.Econ.
Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods, 1972, 91.
Registered profile engineer, Mississippi. Registered land surveyor, Mississippi. Professional geologist, Alabama.
Registered geologist, Tennessee.
Senior appraiser of oil and gas properties. Partner G. Jeffreys & Son, 1951-1953, Jeffreys and Launius, 1953-1955.
Instructor structural geology University of Southern Mississippi, 1955. Private practice petroleum exploration, 1954-1977.
Exploration manager Arrowhead Exploration Company, Mobile and Brewton, Alabama, 1977-1983.
Consultant petroleum geologist, 1964. President, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Major Oil Corporation, Jackson, Mississippi, 1961-1984, vice president, 1984. Vice president The Jeffreys Company Incorporated., Mobile, Alabama, 1976.
Manager Koala Energy Company, Limited Liability Company, 1994.
Assistant manager Kee Energy Company, Limited Liability Company, 1996. Board trustees The Appraisal Foundation, 1993-1994.
Senior warden, Trinity Episcopal Church, Mobile, 1991-1992, vestryman, 1989-1992, 94-96. With 3d United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Vestryman Trinity Episcopal Church, Mobile, 1989-1992, 94-96, senior warden, 1991-1992. Board trustees The Appraisal Foundation, 1993-1994. With 3d United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Member Mississippi Geological Society, Alabama Geological Society, New Orleans Geological Society of America Association Petroleum Geologists (50 Year Membership 2001), Florida Indiana Petroleum Producers Association, Gulf Coast Association Geological Societies (treasurer 1960, Certified of Service 1971), Mississippi Association Petroleum Landmen, Association Petroleum Landmen of Alabama, American Geological Society, Mobile LaHabana Sister City Society(president 2008-2009), Masons (32 degree), Pi Kappa Alpha.
Married Pat Rumage, May 1, 1946 (divorced 1967). Children: Jeri Lynn, David Powell. Married Peggi Villar, February 28, 1975 (divorced 2000).
Married Sandra H. Garthwait, August 5, 2002.