May 1968); married second, Josephine Montgomery Williams, June 7, 1969. Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, 1931. Served as pastor in Cleveland, 1931-1933, Hudson, Ohio, 1933-1935, Waycross, Georgia, 1935-1940, The Plains, Virginia, 1940-1942, Jackson, Michigan, 1942-1953.
Assistant to bishop of Michigan, 1952-1953. Nat. director laymen’s work Episcopal Church, 1953-1967. Honorary canon St. Paul’s Cathedral, Detroit, 1952-1978.
Founder, 1st president National Diocesan Press, 1938.
Author: Days and Customs of All Faiths, 1957. Customs and Holidays Around the World, 1963. The Vestryman’s Manual, 1964.
Profiles of Protestant Saints, 1967. The Episcopalian’s Dictionary, 1974. Also numerous articles, tracts and syndicated column Days and Customs of All Faiths, 1952-1978.
Associate editor Southern Churchman.