Bachelor of Science, University Arkansas, Monticello.
Congressman, Arkansas General Assembly, distribution 90, Little Rock, Arkansas., since 1969;
speaker of the house, Arkansas General Assembly, Little Rock, Arkansas., 1991^. Co-chairman, Joint Performance Review Committee, member, House Insurance and Commerce Committee, House Public Health Committee, Welfare and Labor Committee, Joint Budget Committee. Member, Science, Energy and Environmental Resources Committee, National Conference of State Legislature's Assembly, Fiscal Affairs and Governmental Operations Committee, Arkansas Commission Interstate Cooperation.
Chairman, Arkansas Quality Management Board, co-chrm, Correction Resources Study Commission, member, Special Committee on the State Police, Depart. of Correction, Game and Fish Commission. Co-chairman, Arkansas Advisory Council for Vocational-Technology Education, member, National.Adv. Council on Vocational Education.
He was a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, serving from 1969 to 1992. He is a member of the Democratic party.
Married Jenelle Neal. C.: Robin, Stacey, Michael.