Graduate, Gadsden high school, 1943.
Photographer Gadsden Studio, 1941—1942, PC Smith Studio, Gadsden, 1942—1943. Foreman and photographer Gadsden Photo, 1946—1949. Private practice Alabama Studio, Gadsden, 1949—1960.
Engineering photographer National Aeronautic and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama, from 1960. Shop steward American Federation Gov't. Employees, Huntsville, from 1982.
State department chaplain American Legion Alabama, Montgomery, 1958—1960. Ordained deacon Baptist Church, 1949. Director Mount Zion Baptist Sunday School, Huntsville, from 1975.
Served to sergeant United States Air Force, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Member of International Civitan (secretary 1949-1960), Masons.
Married Lorena Elizabeth Cassenta, February 7, 1953.