Bachelor of Arts Kentucky, 1949.
Program-sports director Station WKCT-radio, Bowling Green, Kentucky, since 1949. General manager Station WIEL-radio, Elizabethtown, 1952-1972. Member Kentucky State Senate, 1966-1972, majority leader, 1970-1972.
United States Senator from Kentucky, 1973-1985. Senior consultant Gray & Company, Washington, since 1985. Board directors 1st Federal Savings and Loan, Elizabethtown, Station WLBN-radio Lebanon, Kentucky.
Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.
Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.
Chairman Democratic Caucus, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member Kentucky Broadcasters Association (president 1958), Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce (president 1959).
Clubs: Pendennis (Louisville).
Married Martha Jean Pearce, December 20, 1947. Children: Stephen Pearce, Philip Dee.