Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1950.
Practice law, Mobile, 1950-1951. Trust officer First National Bank of MObile, 1951-1974. Senior executive vice president First National Bank of Mobile, 1974-1982, president, chief executive officer, 1982.
Chairman board First National Bnk of Mobile, from 1982. President First Bancgroup-Alabama Inc. Director Alco Land & Timber Company, Mobile, Loyal American life Insurance company, Mobile, MWS Land Company, Mobile.
A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.
Chairman Associate Industries Alabama, 1982-1983. Board directors American Red Cross, Mobile, Mobile United, Boy Scouts American, Mobile Community Foundation. Chairman Springhill Memorial Hospital, Mobile.
Serve to lieutenant junior grade United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce (director). Clubs: Country of Mobile.
Athelstan (Mobile); Lakewood Golf.
Married Eran Jobe, November 26, 1952. Children: Laura Adams Ezell, Samuel Russell.