Bachelor, Ursinus College, 1938. Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1950.
Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1952.
Chaplain United States Navy, 1942-1946. Assistant professor Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 1946-1949. Lecturer University Connecticut, Storrs, 1955-1956.
Board directors Rocky Mount Conference, United Church Christ, Denver, since 1989. Member Christian board RSVP, Garfield County, Glenwood, Colorado, since 1989.
Lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member American Legion (chaplain 1989-1990), Lions (chaplain 1975-1976).
Married Elizabeth Griswold, August 22, 1942 (divorced September 1954). Married Nancy Cole, October 30, 1954. Children: Stephen W., David M.