Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, l959; Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, l964.
Clerk, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1964-1966; associate, Wilkes, Artis, Hedrick & Lane, Washington, 1966-1970; shareholder, Wilkes, Artis, Hedrick & Lane, Washington, since 1970; president, Wilkes, Artis, Hedrick & Lane, since 1987.
Director Jubilee Support Foundation, 1982-1990, member of advisory committee, since 1991. Director District of Columbia Hotline, since 1989, Greater Washington Board Trade, McLean School, Free theChildren Trust, EDAW. Trustee Washington-Baltimore Regional Association, Federal City Council, Greater Washington Research Center.
Board directors Friends of National Zoo, 1972-1983, president, 1979-1981. Director St. Francis Center. Member Washington Mayor's Downtown Committee, Downtown Partnership and Task Force.
Member Urban Land Institute. Vice chairman Children's National Medical Center. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Metropolitan Club, Chevy Chase Club (Maryland.), Lambda Alpha.
Married Ursula Koehnke, September 12, 1964. Children: Margaret Walton, David Whayne.