Roanoke College (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1952). University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Laws, 1955). Georgetown University (Master of Laws, 1961).
Associate, Rhyne, Mullin, Connor and Rhyne, Washington, 1957-1960; partner, Rhyne, Mullin, Connor and Rhyne, Washington, 1961-1997; individual practice law, Washington, since 1997. Lecturer law center Georgetown University, Washington, 1964-1970.
President Legal Aid Society of District of Columbia, 1976-1978, trustee, 1968-1980, president county,1991-. Trustee Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, 1988-1993, president county, since 1993. With United States Army, 1955-1957.
Fellow American Bar Foundation (life). Member Bar Association District of Columbia (board directors 1969-1973,92-94, trustee Research Foundation, vice president 1990-1991), Federal Comm. Bar Association (member Executive Committee 1988-1996, treasurer 1991-1992, Distinguished Svc. award 1992, president 1994-1995).
Married Rosemarie Kennedy, July 11, 1959. Children: Patricia Ruth, Kendall Sidney, Randall Sylvanus.