Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1939.
Since practiced in, Troy. solicitor, Pike County, 1947-1974; Member, Judicial Commission Alabama, 1972-1974; chairman, Judicial Commission Alabama, 1973-1974; chairman, Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission, 1974-1975. Member board commissioner Alabama State Bar, 1952-1979.
Trustee Alabama State Bar Foundation, 1961-1979. Board directors University Alabama Law School Foundation, 1966-1980, president, 1973-1974. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.
Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Pike County Bar Association, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Farrah Order Jurisprudence, Farrah Law Society (chairman 1972-1973).
Married Betty Jane Gaston, January 20, 1936. Children– Michael Wiley, Elizabeth Ayers (Mistress William M. Gresham), Grace Lamar (Mistress William G. Anderson), Oliver Wiley (deceased).