Bachelor of Arts, McMaster U., Toronto, Ontario, 1921, Bachelor of Theology, 1923, Bachelor of Divinity, 1929. A.M., Yale, 1929; student University of Oxford, 1924-1925. Doctor of Civil Law, Acadia U., 1949.
Doctor of Divinity, Victoria U., Toronto, 1942, St. Andrew’s U., Scotland, 1953. Doctor of Laws, Queens U., 1951, Laval U., 1952, McGill University, 1956. Doctor of Literature, McMaster, 1957.
Pastor, Olivet Baptist Church, Montreal, 1923-1924, Danforth Avenue Baptist Church, Toronto, 1925-1928. Lecturer church history McMaster U., 1929-1930, assistant professor, 1930-1934, associate professor, 1934-1938, professor, 1938-1941, chancellor (chief Executive officer) 1941-1950, president, vice chancellor, since 1950, also principal U. College Chairman, Baptist Publs. Committee Canada, 1937-1960.
Chairman Royal Botanical Gardens, Inc., Hamilton, Ontario. President Canada Council Churches 1946-1948.