Bachelor of Business Administration, Wilberforce University, 1938. Doctor of Laws, Cleveland State University, 1952.
Worked at 18308 Chagrin Boulevard (Shaker Heights, Ohio) specializing in Criminal Law, Probate Law, Domestic Relations Law Semi-retired. Admitted to the bar, 1952.
Legal advisor Tried Stone Baptist Church. Member Central Area Community, Cleveland Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1946.
Married Laura R. Nellems, September 10, 1947 (divorced May 1955). Children: Carol A., Parker A. Married Ethel M. Spencer, October 26, 1956.