Bachelor of Laws, Southern Law College. Juris Doctor (honorary), Memphis State University, 1967.
Commissioner insurance and banking State Tennessee, Nashville, 1951—1952. Chancellor Chancery Court, Memphis, 1960—1968. Judge Tennessee Court Appeals, Jackson, 1968—1976.
Special attorney Memphis, 1948—1950. Owner & president Realty Service Co, Boerne Title Company, Bandera Title Company.
The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.
There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.
Member United Congressional Advisory Board. Delegate Democratic National Convention, Chicago, 1957. Chairman Shelby County Democratic Executive Committee, Memphis, 1949—1953.
State Commander Air Reserve Association, Nashville, 1946—1947, judge advisory, 1947—1948. Member of Tennessee Bar Association (chairman labor section 1965), Tennessee Judicial Council, DAV (life), Shriners, Knight Templar, Masons.
Married Jerry C. Taylor, September 30, 1943 (deceased August 1992). Children: Robert Love, Martha Taylor Smith. Married Virginia W. Taylor, February 14, 1974 (deceased August 1992).