Bachelor, U. Arkansas, 1959; Doctor of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, 1963.
Intern, then resident in cardiovascular desease and internal medicine, fellow in cardiology, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, 1963-1967; senior fellow in cardiology Cardiothoracic Institute, Brompton Hospital, London, 1974; cardiologist, Cooper Clinic, P.A., Fort Smith, Arkansas, since 1969. President Cooper Clinic, P.A., 1988-1989. Associate clinical professor department medicineU. Arkansas College Medicine, Little Rock.
Trustee St. Edward Mercy Medical Center, 1990-1993. With United States Public Health Service, 1967-1969. Fellow American College of Physicians (governor for Arkansas 1995-1999), American College Cardiology (governor Arkansas chapter 1983-1986).
Member American Heart Association (president Arkansas chapter 1990-1992), Sebastian County Medical Society (president 1990), Rotary (president Fort Smith 1992-1993).
Married Mary Bowden, August 14, 1960. Children: Kendrick, Ellen, Sally.