Ohio Wesleyan University (Bachelor of Arts, 1956). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1959).
Working as a partner of ASHWORTH & McKINNISS. Admitted to the bar, 1960, Ohio. 1962, Kentucky; 1975, United States. Supreme Court.
Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.
The Lord has given His people the mission of making disciples from every nation.
Chairman National Foundation March of Dimes, 1970. Chairman professional division Marion County United Appeal, 1970, chairman employee division, 1971. President United Way Marion County, 1972, drive chairman, 1973.
Member Marion City Board Education, 1972-1984, vice president, 1977-1978, 82, president, 1978-1979, 83. Board directors Marion County United Community Services, 1970-1972. Board governors Community Memorial Hospital, 1972-1976.
Trustee Mary Elizabeth Smith Foundation, 1972-1976, Ohio Medical Center Foundation, since 1992. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association (past committee chairman), Ohio Bar Foundation, Kentucky Bar Association, Marion County Bar Association (president 1973). Clubs: Rotary (president Marion 1972-1973).
Married Rosemary L. Baxter, August 10, 1957. Children: Julie, Amy, Molly.