Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Tennessee Technology, Cookeville, 1947; Doctor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1951.
Resident, instructor pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1955-1956; fellow in allergy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1956-1957; physician, Johnston Memorial Clinic, Abingdon, Virginia, 1957-1995; president, Johnston Memorial Clinic, Abingdon, Virginia, 1983-1985, 89-92; retired, 1995. Assistant professor pediatrics Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1985-1995. Chief of staff Johnnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, 1965, trustee, 1981-1988.
With United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1955. Fellow American Academy Pediat., American Academy Allergy Immunology, American College Allergy, American Association Certified Allergists.
Married Artha Jane Shutts, August 6, 1950. Children: Ellen Lynn, Susan Jane, Sarah Lee, Marguerite Annual.