Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Arkansas, 1956.
Manager, vice president Howe Lumber Company, Wabash, Arkansas, 1956-1981. President, general manager Delta Broadcasting, Inc., Helena, since 1980. Board directors, officer Arkansas Rice Council, Stuttgart, 1972-1980.
Board directors Arkansas Cattlemen's Association, Little Rock, 1965-1973.
Served with United States Army, 1956-1958. Member Arkansas Broadcasters Association (president 1991), Helena Rotary Club (president 1986, Paul Harris fellow 1995).
Married Nancy Brown, September 8, 1956. Children: Ellen Gannon, Jamie M., Harriet.