Bachelor in History, Atlantic Union College, Massachusetts, 1948. Master of Arts in History and Political Science, Indiana University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1954.
Instructor, State Teachers College, New Britain, Connecticut, 1950-1951; associate professor, department chairman social science, director public relations, La Sierra College, Arlington, California, 1951-1957; professor of history, department chairman, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1957-1959; president, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1959-1965; vice president academic administration, Andrews U., Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1965-1966; secretary department education, General Conference Seventh-day Adventists, Washington, 1966-1974; director office education, Columbia Union Conference, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1974-1975; director office education, Columbia Union Conference, North America, since 1975; director, Office Education, World Headquarters Seventh-day Adventists Church, 1980; general vice president, General Conference Seventh-day Adventists, Washington, 1981-1985; retired, 1985. Director International Insurance Company, Takoma Park, Maryland., General Conference Risk Management Services.
Trustee Loma Linda University, California, Corona Community Hospital, California. Chairman Andrews University, Michigan, Home Study International, Washington, Seventh Day Adventist Board Education, Washington. With Army of the United States, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations.
Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Association School Administrators, American Political Science Association, Phi Alpha Theta. Clubs: Rotary.
Married Patricia Parsons, June 1, 1941. Children: Judith Rae, Susan Kathryn, Cynthia Jean.