Bachelor of Science, Memphis State University, 1949. Master of Arts, Memphis State University, 1953. Postgraduate, Maryland University, 1956.
Teacher, coach Greenfield (Tennessee) High School, 1949-1953. Chairman, chief executive officer Stewart Sandwiches, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia, 1956-1983. Chairman Charter Investment Group, Virginia Beach, 1983-1989.
President Virginia Marine Science Museum, Virginia Beach, since 1988. Board directors, president Old Dominion University Intercollegiate Foundation, Norfolk, since 1978, University Tennessee Development Council, Knoxville, since 1980, chairman, 1988-1989, 89-90. Trustee Virginia Beach Development Authority, since 1984, chairman, since 1986.
Trustee Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Beach, since 1979, Randolph Macon Academy, Front Royal, Virginia, since 1978. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1956. Member Virginia Beach Chamber of Chamber (board directors, chairman since 1988), Hampton Rds.
C. of Chamber (board directors, chairman).
Married Ruth Cleveland, August 24, 1948.