Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1929; student, General Theological Seminary, 1929-1931; Bachelor of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, 1933; S.T.D., General Theological Seminary, 1946; postgraduate, Philadelphia Division School, 1932; Doctor of Divinity, Philadelphia Division School, 1947.
Ordained to ministry, Episcopal Church, New Jersey, 1931;
pastor, St. Lukes Church, Westville, New Jersey, 1932-1936;
rector, Christ Church, Bordentown, New Jersey, 1936-1943;
archdeacon, Episcopal Diocese New Jersey, 1943-1955;
suffragan bishop, 1945-1955;
bishop of New Jersey, 1955-1973;
retired, 1973. Member Board Examining Chaplains, 1938-1955, chairman, 1941-1955. Deputy to provincial synod, 1940-1946.
Secretary House of Bishops, 2d Province, 1945-1948. Trustee Diocesan Foundation, 1941-1943, ex-officio, 1945-1992, president, 1955-1992. President Procter Foundation, 1955-1992.
Master of Young Men's Conference, 1936-1937, dean, 1941. Member Board Religious Education, 1939-1941, 43-46, Board Social Service,1940-1942, 44-46. Field, publicity department, 1943-1945.
Trustee Burlington College, 1945-1953, vice president, 1946-1953. Board managers St. Martins House of Retreats, Bernardsville, New Jersey, 1948-1992. Trustee, Evergreens, Moorestown, president, 1955.
Vice president Corporation for Relief Widows and Orphans of Clergymen, 1945-1992. President Mission Advancement, 1955-1992. Trustee Philadelphia Division School.
Member Newcomen Society, Philomathean Society of University of Pennsylvania (scriba 1929), Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi.
Married Sarah Alice Hammer, September 1, 1938. 1 son, Richard David.