Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 1, 1982, to a seat vacated by James Plemon Coleman; Confirmed by the Senate on July 27, 1982, and received commission on July 30, 1982.
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1959
University of Mississippi Law School, LL.B., 1962
Trial attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1962-1964
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Mississippi, 1964-1967
Trial attorney, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 1967-1969
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1969-1982
Contact and Phone Numbers
500 E. Court St.
Jackson, MS 39201