Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1959.
Accountant Ernst & Ernst, Houston, 1960-1961. Attorney advisor United States Tax Court, Washington, 1961-1963. Partner Wells, Peyton, Beard, Greenberg, Hunt & Crawford, LLP, Beaumont, Texas, 1967-1996, Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, Limited liability partnership, since 1997.
Advisory director Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, 1992-2000.
Lieutenant United States Army, 1959-1960. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel, International Academy Estate and Trust Law. Member Beaumont Chamber of Commerce (director 1990-1991).
Married Natalie Edith Alexander, June 5, 1960. Children: Gary, Lisa, Phyllis.