Bachelor, State University Iowa, 1930. Juris Doctor, State University Iowa, 1932.
Since practiced in, Winterset. Member law firm Webster, Jordan, Olivera & Walters. County attorney Madison County, 1939-1944.
Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Probate Counsel (member board of regents, treasurer). Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1958-1969), Iowa Bar Association (president 1957-1958, chairman special committee probate law 1958-1973), 25th Judicial District Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Foundation (president since 1979), Madison County Bar Association (secretary 1935-1954), American Legion, Order of Coif.
Married Marie E. Drews, Sept 19, 1935. Children– Jane, Annual.