Born February 20, 1916, in Knoxville, TN Died April 11, 1998, in Knoxville, TN
Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 21, 1970, to a seat vacated by William E. Miller; Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1970, and received commission on October 14, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1977-1984. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1984. Service terminated on April 11, 1998, due to death.
Education: University of Tennessee, B.A., 1934 University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1936
Professional Career: Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1937-1941 Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC, 1941-1945 Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1946-1970