born Gray Court, South Carolina, May 27, 1925; admitted to bar 1951, South Carolina.

Education: Wofford College (A.B., 1949); University of South Carolina (LL.B., 1951).

Spartanburg City Attorney (1960-1961); Assistant Circuit Solicitor (1966-1979); Member and Chairman, South Carolina Department of Correction (1989-1992).

Member: Spartanburg County Bar Association  (President, 1987-1988), American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association. Military: Col., JAGC, USAR.