Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1962. Graduate various bank management courses.
With, Hancock Bank, Gulfport, 1956-1959, 62—; president, Hancock Bank, since 1990; with, Whitney National Bank, New Orleans, 1960-1962. Board directors BIPEC of Mississippi, Mississippi Power Company, Inc.
President Gulfport Municipal Separate School District, 1971-1980, St. James Roman Catholic Church Parish Council, Gulfport, 1972-1974, Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College Foundation, 1978-1985. Member advisory board Gulfport Salvation Army, 1963-1976. Commissioner Boy Scouts American, 1970-1974.
Chairman Miss United States of America Pageant, 1979-1981. Member Mississippi Board Economic Development, 1980-1985. President Graduate School Banking, South Louisiana State University, 1990-1992.
With United States National Guard, 1954-1962. Member American Bankers Association, American Institute Banking, Bank Marketing Association, Mississippi Bankers Association (vice president), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1969-1970, Clayton Frost Memorial award 1969), Mississippi Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1968-1969, Outstanding Young Man award 1965), Gulfport Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1965, Distinguished Service award 1965), Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce (president 1994), Gulfport Yacht Club (commodore 1982-1983).
Married Peggy Jay Harry, March 14, 1959. Children: Matthew, Melissa, Mark, Michael.