Born 1935 in Ashland, KY
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 11, 1981, to a seat vacated by Howard David Hermansdorfer. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1981, and received commission on September 28, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1998-2000. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2000.
University of Kentucky College of Law, LL.B., 1960
Private practice, Grayson, Kentucky, 1960-1981
City attorney, Grayson, Kentucky, 1962-1966
County attorney, Carter County, Kentucky, 1966-1970