Born Fayetteville, Arkansas, October 10, 1945; admitted to bar, 1970, Texas and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1980, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1983, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: University of Arkansas (B.S.B.A., 1967); Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1970). Phi Alpha Delta. Instructor, Business Law; Central Texas College, 1973-1974; Sam Houston State University, 1974, 1980. County Attorney, 1975-1977 and Judge, County Court at Law, 1977-1980, Walker County, Texas. Member: Walker County Bar Association (President, 1977); State Bar of Texas. [Capt., JAGC, U.S. Army, 1970-1974].