Admitted to Georgia bar, 1925. Assistant trust officer Miami Bank & Trust Company (Florida), 1924-1926. Associate firm Shutts & Bowen, Miami, 1926-1927.
Ordained to ministry Episcopalian Church, 1932. Rector in Cocoa, Florida, 1932-1943, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1943-1945, Holy Comforter Church, Miami, 1945-1948, Holy Communion Church, Charleston, South Carolina., 1948-1953. Executive secretary Diocese of South Florida, Winter Park, 1953-1961.
Consecrated bishop Diocese of South Florida, 1961-1970. Bishop of S.W. Florida, 1970-1975. President Wuesthoff Hospital, Cocoa, Florida, 1941-1943, Porter Military Academy, Charleston, 1952.
President Florida Council Churches, 1957-1958, Florida Migrant Ministry, 1963-1966. Member general board National Council Churches Christ, from 1964. Member Lambeth Conference, London, England., 1968.
Born November 10, 1903