Student North Dakota State College, 1923-1925. Bachelor of Arts, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1952. Bachelor of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1930.
A.M., University of Chicago, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy., 1933. Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1949, Colgate University.
Doctor of Humane Letters, St. Lawrence University, 1950, Doctor of Letters, Union College, 1953.
; children—Mary (Mistress Arthur Content), Jean (Mistress Marvin Haiken). Married second, Marjorie A. Rickard, July 18, 1942. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1930.
Minister Flossmoor (Illinois) Community Church, 1933-1934. Professor philosophy and religion, Hanover (Indiana) College, 1934-1938. Professor of history religion Carleton College, 1939-1944, professor philosophy, 1944-1945, director library, 1939-1945.
President Blackburn College, 1945-1949. President Hamilton College, since 1949. President, Association Colleges Universities New York, 1958-1960.
Born December 3, 1906