Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, Austin, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, Austin, 1953.
Diplomatic courier United States Foreign Service, 1949-1950. Legal examiner, oil and gas division Texas R.R. Commission, 1953-1955. Individual practice law, owner, operator farm and ranch Ganado, Texas, 1955—2008.
City attorney City of Ganado, 1955-1960. Member Texas State Senate, 1961-1981, United States Congress from 14th Texas District, 1981—1984.
President Jackson County (Texas) United Fund, 1960. Chairman official board stewards First Methodist Church, Ganado, 1960's. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1945-1946.
Member Texas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Ganado Junior Chamber of Commerce (charter), Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: American Legion, Farm Bureau Lodges: Masons (past master).
Married Carrin Foreman Mauritz, September 5, 1953. 1 child, Carrin Foreman.