Oklahoma State University (Bachelor of Science, 1953). University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Laws, 1959). Blue Key; Phi Delta Phi.
Member, 1984, Chairman, 1981-1983, Tulsa County Excise and Equalization Boards.
Captain, U.SA.R. Special Forces, 1960-1966. Working as a partner of BUTLER & LINGER. Admitted to the bar, 1959, Oklahoma and United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma.
1977, United States.
Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. 1987, United States. District Court, Northern District of Texas. 1988, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.
Tulsa County and Oklahoma Bar Associations. LawyerPilots Bar Association. Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association.
[Captain, U.SA.R. Special Forces, 1960-1966].