Bachelor of Business Administration, University Minnesota, 1949. Postgraduate, Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1975.
Sales manager Town and Country Real Estate, Louisville, 1951—1978. President, owner Ben Story Apartment Rentals, Jeffersonville, Indiana, 1967—1979. Priest Episcopalian Church Diocese of Indianapolis, since 1978.
Social minister Episcopal Church, Daviess. Social minister, Jackson counties Indiana, since 1978. With United States Army, 1943-1946.
Member of Louisville Apartment Association (board directors since 1972, president 1974), Seymour Country Club (Indiana), Elks Lodge.
Married Cleo Josephine Davis, January 7, 1944. Children: Benjamin S. III, Willard E., Constance Annual.