Bachelor of Science, Memphis State University, 1957.
With sales and marketing, International Business Machines Corporation, 1961-1968; executive director, American Bankers Association, Washington, 1968-1985; senior vice president corporation headquarters, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Washington, since 1985; also board directors, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Washington. Member of advisory board American Security Bank.
Member Washington Steering Committee. Chairman of Commission Business-Government Rels. Council; board of directors Greater Washington Board of Trade.
Member Circle National Gallery Art, Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association(board directors), John F. Kennedy Center Performing Arts, United States League WomenVoters (corporation advising committee), National Museum Women in Art (board directors), National Planning Association (committee member), Washington Performing Arts Society (board directors, Executive Committee), Memphis State University Alumni Association, Burning Tree Club, Capitol Hill Club, City Washington Club, City Tavern Club, Georgetown Club, One 16 Club.
Married Shirley Ruth Johnston. Children: Lynn, Richard.