Bachelor, University Texas, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1939.
Bar: Texas 1939. Practiced law, Houston, 1939-1952, Dallas, since 1952. Vice president, general counsel Jake L. Hamon, Oil and Gas Operator, Dallas, 1952-1979. President National Research Council Resources, Incorporated., Dallas, 1979-1981.
Chairman of the Board, chief executive officer LaGrone Exploration, Incorporated., Dallas, since 1981.
Attorney Dallas Crime Commission, 1953-1956.
Served to colonel Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, Dallas Petroleum Landmen Association (president 1955-1956), Indiana Producers Association American, Texas Indiana Producers and Royalty Owners Association, American Association Petroleum Landmen, Indiana Producers Association American. Clubs: Northwood, Petroleum (Dallas).
Married Alta Mae Atteberry, October 12, 1940. Children: Linda Lee, Alta Eloise, Suzanne. Married Thelma Northcutt, June 11, 1937 (deceased October 1972).