Associate of Arts, East Central Junior College, Decatur, Mississippi, 1948. Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1950. Graduate in Environmental Engineering and Industrial Hygiene, Louisiana State University, 1992—1994.
Registered profile safety engineer, California. Certified safety professional Fire control training, safety officer Mississippi Forestry Commission, Jackson, 1950-1960. Loss control supervisor Zurich American Insurance Company, Jackson, 1960-1972, zone loss control manager, 1974-1979.
Vice president loss control Hewitt Coleman & Association, Jackson, 1972-1974.
Safety director Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1979-1995, instructor fire prevention and protection. President Environmental Factor Enterprises, 1995.
Instructor safety, fire protection U. So.Miss., Hattiesburg, 1973. Consultant in field
Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Louisiana State University, 1992-1993. Member American Society Safety Engineers (president Mississippi chapter 1970-1971,presidential plaque 1970-1971).
Married Ann Lois Johnson, August 15, 1948. Children: Rebecca Jo, Polly Annual.