Literary scholar; University professor. Born– July 10, 1922, Nashville, Tenn. Married– 1951. Children– Four. Education– Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1947, M.A., 1949, Ph.D., 1963. Taught English at Mississippi State College for Women, 1957-1961; Vanderbilt University, 1961-1964; Auburn University, 1964-1987. Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship during 1972-1973; Hargis Professor of English Literature at Auburn 1974-1987. Member of the Renaissance Society of America. Awarded status of professor emeritus on his retirement from Auburn in 1987.
Directory of American Scholars, 1982.
Editor and translator;
Translating for King James. Nashville; Vanderbilt University Press, 1969.
Translating the New Testament Epistles, 1604-1611. Ann Arbor, Mich.; University Microfilms International, 1977.