Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, 1951; postgraduate, University of Wisconsin School Banking, 1955-1957; postgraduate, Harvard Business School, 1962; Doctor of Laws, Florida Southern College, 1991.
Auditor, Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, 1953-1958; assistant vice president, Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, 1958-1962; vice president, Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, 1962-1964; finance vice president, Florida Power & Light Company, 1965-1969; president, director, First National Bank of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1969-1973; chairman, president, Landmark Banking Corporation of Florida, Fort Lauderdale, 1971-1978; chairman, Landmark Union Trust Bank of St. Petersburg, Florida, 1976-1978. Board directors Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds.
Chairman committee of 100 Broward County Industrial Development Board, 1972-1977. Chairman South Florida Coordinating Council, 1976-1978, WPBT Community television Foundation of South Florida, 1973-1975, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Broward Performing Arts Authority, Honda Classic, Broward Workshop, Holy Cross Health Corporation. Member Florida Council of 100.
Member Tower Club, Inverrary Club, Coral Ridge Country Club.
Married Audrey Margaret Hopkins, June 22, 1957. Children: Judith Gail, Stephen Hunter, Walter Scott.