Educational public schools of Arkansas Doctor of Laws, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi.
With, Arkansas Power & Light Company and predecessor companies, 1908-1932; vice president, general manager, director, Mississippi Power & Light Company, 1932-1936; president, director, Mississippi Power & Light Company, 1936-1954; chairman, Mississippi Power & Light Company, 1954-1959; chairman emeritus, Mississippi Power & Light Company, 1959-1964.
Chairman City Planning Board. Trustee Belhaven College (Chairman of the Board 1959), Am.Humanics Foundation, Mississippi Federation Medical Research and Development (treasurer). Dir.Goodwill Industries Missl.
Member of national Executive Board Boy Scouts American. Member of advisory board Jackson Memorial Hospital. State chairman War Finance Committee, United States Treasury, World War II, chairman state advising committee defense bonds division.
Chairman Jackson army advising committee. Member North America branch Newcomen Society England (state chairman), Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Sigma, Beta Sigma Gamma, Rotary, Capital City, Petroleum clubs.
Married Blanceh Dinges, December 25, 1911 (deceased January 1959). 1 child, Charles Edwin.