Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State College, 1941; Master of Arts, University of Southern Mississippi, 1950; Master of Divinity, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1960.
Pastor, Alpine Presbyterian Church, Longview, Texas, 1960-1962;
evangelist, Presbytery North-East Texas, Dallas, 1962-1966;
associate pastor, lst Presbyterian Church, Dallas, 1966-1973, 74-76;
senior pastor, head staff, lst Presbyterian Church, Dallas, 1973-1974;
founder, director stewpot ministry, lst Presbyterian Church, Dallas, 1974-1976;
pastor, Community Presbyterian Church, Port Aransas, Texas, 1976-1986;
interim pastor, head staff, San Pedro Presbyterian Church, San Antonio, 1987-1989;
interim pastor, West Isle Presbyterian Church, Galveston, Texas, 1989-1990;
interim pastor, head staff, Hope Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas, since 1990. Moderator Presbytery North-East Texas, 1964-1965. Chaplain Dallas County Jail, 1968-1976.
Creator, director Joint Effort Leisure Ministry, Port Aransas, 1978-1986. Dean Synod School, Trinity U., San Antonio, 1973-1976.
Lst Lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Christian Writers Association, Wilson Center (associate), Smithsonian Associations, Sierra Club.
Married June 21, 1941 (deceased April 1989). Children: Peggy Ann, Michael L., Judy B., William S., James L., Suzi M.