Bachelor of Laws, University Florida, 1932.
Practiced in, Orlando, 1932-1958; member firm, Akerman, Dial & Akerman attorney, Florida Bankers Association, 1946-1958; of counsel, Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson (and predecessor), since 1974; executive vice president, First National Bank, Orlando, 1958-1961; president, First National Bank, 1961-1968; Chairman of the Board, First National Bank, since 1968; also director, First National Bank. Of counsel, Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, Attorneys, since 1977. Chairman Sun Banks of Florida, Inc., 1967-1974, chairman of the executive committee, 1974-1977.
Chairman board United Appeal, Orange County, 1961. Member Florida Council 100, 1962-1975, Florida Road Board, 1955-1958, Florida Board Control, 1953-1954. Former member regional advisory committee 6th National Bank Region, Comptroller of Currency, treasurer Central Florida Development Committee, 1963.
Member advisory board Florida Institute of Technology, since 1967. Served to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Orange County Bar Association (past president), Orlando Area Chamber of Commerce (past president), American Bankers Association, Florida Bankers Association (president 1966-1967).
Clubs: Rotarian, Orlando Country, Executives, University, Citrus.
Married Grace Franklin, February 9, 1935. Children: Joan (Mistress E. Daniel Ruffier), Patricia (Mistress Peter Vig).