Student, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1945. Student, University Houston, 1950. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1952.
Certified Stonier Graduate School Banking, Rutgers University, 1961.
Credit analyst, Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, 1952-1956; assistant cashier, Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, 1956-1958; assistant vice president, Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, 1958-1961; vice president, Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, 1961-1966; senior vice-president and senior loan officer, Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, 1966-1968; executive vice president and senior loan officer, Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, 1968-1971; deputy chairman, Burston and Texas Commerce Ltd., London, 1969-1971; Chairman of the Board, Continental National Bank, Fort Worth, 1971-1985; chairman, chief Executive officer, Bedford National Bank, since 1985. Board directors TNP Enterprises, Texas-N. Mexico Power Company, Fort Worth, Plant Technology Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Fort Worth.
Past chairman, board directors North Texas Commission. Past trustee All Saints Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas Christian University, Tarrant County United Way. Board directors, past chairman Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.
Co-chairman National Conference of Christians and Jews. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1948. Member Robert Morris Associates Clubs: Fort Worth Exchange, Petroleum, Fort Worth Boys, Rotary.
Married Myrtle Lucille Watkins, June 14, 1952. Children: Celia, Jann, Robert, Sheri.