AB, Baylor University, 1942; postgraduate, Golden Gate Baptist Seminary, 1955-1957; Doctor of Divinity (honorary), California Baptist College, 1969.
Pastor, Harvard-Terrace Church, Fresno, California, 1952-1957;
pastor, First Church, Barstow, California, 1957-1960;
executive secretary-treasurer, California Baptist Foundation, Fresno, 1960-1962;
pastor, Bethel Church, Escondido, California, 1962-1967;
pastor, 1st Southern Baptist Church, Ventura, California, since 1967. Member Executive Board Arkansas Baptist Convention, 1950-1952. President Southern Baptist General Convention California, 1957-1958, president of the board directors 1957-1958.
President of the board child care and family services Southern Bapts. California 1967-1968. President of the board directors California Baptist Foundation, 1958-1960, board directors, since 1962.
With United States Army, 1931-1934, 42-46. Member Masons, Kiwanis (board directors).
Married Ella Mae Owens, December 25, 1939. Children: Arlie Leo, Alana McDaniel Combs, Angela McDaniel Cyr, Alice Ruth, Adrian Owen, Arden Allen, Anson Mark.