Student, Northeastern State College. Bachelor of Laws, Chicago Law School. Master of Laws, Chicago Law School, 1930.
Doctor of Laws, Howard Payne College, 1947.
Assistant to superintendent, chen chief clerk general claim department, Member of Parliament Railroad Company
practiced in, Eastland County, Texas, 1922-1932;
practiced in, Gregg County, Texas, 1933-1937;
practiced in, Odessa, Texas, from 1938. Special judge county and district courts. Delegate to Inter-American Bar Conference, Lima, Peru, 1945, International Bar Conference, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1951, London, 1956.
Chairman advising committee State Board for Vocational Education, 1945-1952.
God loves the world, sending Jesus to die for the sins of the whole world and, in Christ, is reconciling to Himself people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.
Delaware Democratic National Convention, Presidential elector, 1944, 48. Chairman Electoral College Texas, 1944. Member special committee 3 electoral colleges United States.
Chairman Ector County Democratic Executive Committee. Past congressional district chairman. Honorary president Texas Democratic Convention, 1950.
Democratic chairman senatorial district, 1954-1955. Chairman district Democratic executive committee of county chairman, from 1954. Trustee Howard Payne College.
Member executive committee National Foundation Infantile Paralysis. Member, officer numerous legal associations, Knights of Pythias, Lions, Order of Coif, Cap and Gown, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Mertie Mable Teats, September 18, 1920 (deceased December 1958).