Born February 11, 1924 in Houston, Texas.
Died February 7, 2020 in Loudoun, Virginia.
Elected by the General Assembly on December 17, 1984 to an eight-year term beginning January 1, 1985. Service terminated by retirement.
Virginia Military Institute, attended, 1941-1943
Georgetown University, B.S.S. (Bachelor of Social Science), 1947
Georgetown University, J.D., 1950
Other judicial service:
Judge, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit (Arlington, Virginia), 1972-1985.
Senior judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1992-2000.
Private practice of law in Arlington, Virginia, 1951-1972.
Instructor in commercial law, University of Virginia (1953-1962), George Washington University (1958-1960), and Potomac School of Law (1977-1978).
Lecturer in law, George Mason University.
Army (World War II)
Elected, Journal of the House of Delegates, 1984 Special Session, 9; retired, Journal of the House of Delegates, 1992 Regular Session, 102; education, military service, and career, The American Bench: Judges of the Nation (Forster-Long, Inc., 1991-1992), 2320, and George Mason School of Law catalog, 1987-1988, retrieved from http://www.law.gmu.edu/assets/files/academics/catalog_archives/Mason_Law_1987_88.pdf on February 23, 2015; attended VMI, email correspondence with David Decker on March 13, 2015.