Bachelor, The Citadel, 1942.
President, Haynsworth & Associations, El Paso, Texas, since 1946; Chief Executive Officer, Sunland Park, El Paso, 1962-1966; president, Chairman of the Board, Surety Savings Association, El Paso, 1962-1986; partner, Haynsworth Lynch Company, El Paso, 1965-1980.
President Sun Carnival Association, El Paso, 1956, Young Men’s Christian Association, El Paso, 1962, Home Builders Association, El Paso, 1963, El Paso Chamber of Commerce, 1974. Mediator Tiqua Indians, State of Texas, 1994. Major United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO.
Married Hazel Cooper, March 15, 1946. Children: Robert F. Junior, Janet Cowan.