Bachelor of Business Administration, Mississippi State University, 1939. Postgraduate, American Institute Banking, 1962. Graduate, School Banking of South, Louisiana State University, 1964.
Graduate, Advanced Infantry School, 1959. Graduate, Command and General Staff College, 1965. Graduate, Industrial College Armed Forces, 1970.
Adjuster Commercial Credit Company, Jackson, Mississippi, 1939-1941. Loan examiner Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama, 1946-1955. Senior vice president First National Bank Birmingham, 1955-1995.
Board directors Birmingham chapter American Red Cross, 1974-1978. Treasurer Muscular Dystrophy Association Jefferson County Chapter, 1958, president 1959-1960. Served to colonel, infantry Army of the United States, 1941-1946, retired 1972.
Member Reserve Officers Association, Association United States Army, American Institute Banking, Mississippi State University Alumni Association, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce S.R. in State of Alabama (treasurer 1990-1991, vice president 1992-1993, president 1993-1994), Americans Royal Descent, Sovereign Colonial Society, Newcomen Society North America, Magna Carta Barons, Colonial Order of the Crown, Birmingham Exchange Club (board governors 1960-1962, 71-72, 75-76, vice president 1973-1974, president 1974-1975), Vestavia Club (Vestavia Hills, Alabama), The Club, Sigma Chi.
Married Virginia Dale Willard, August 12, 1967.