Came to the United States, 1928, naturalized, 1937. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1933. Assistant pastor First Baptist Church, Oslo, Norway, 1932-1933.
Pastor Irene Cole Memorial Baptist Church, Prestonburg, Kentucky, 1933-1936, Vinton (Virginia) Baptist Church, 1936-1941, Rivermont Avenue Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1941-1948. Editor The Commission, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia, 1948-1950. President Baptist Theological Seminary, Ruschlikon-Zurich, Switzerland, 1950-1960.
General secretary Baptist World Alliance, Washington, 1960-1969. Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board representative in Europe for relief and rehabilitation, 1954-1958. Chairman Baptist Relief Committee for Hungary, 1956.
Contributor articles various denominational journals Home: Arlington VA.