Student, Springhill College, Mobile.
Executive vice president First National Bank, Mobile, 1942—1981. President AmSouth Bank International, 1981—1986. Director OPICO, Mobile.
Chairman Alabama Export Council, Birmingham, from 1963. Served to Second lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1945.
Member of Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce (chairman world trade committee since 1952), International Trade Club (president 1973, director since 1966), Boston International House Club (New Orleans), Mobile Country Club (Mobile), Athelstan Club.
Married Dorothy Marie Goodman, July 16, 1942 (deceased January 1979). Children: Lee Roe, Beverly Gail, William Ross. Married Dorothy Sims Seifert, November 12, 1982.