Bachelor, University of Southern California, 1951; Master of Divinity, University of Chicago, 1955; postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1956, 57.
Associate pastor Federated Community Church, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1957-1959. Minister of education Lakeside Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, 1959-1962. Pastor of education 1st Presbyterian Church, Medford, Oregon, 1962-1969, pastor Newark, 1969-1975.
Founder, pastor Community Presbyterian Church, Union City, 1975-1989. Founder, superintendent Christian Heritage Academy, Fremont, 1984—2000. Organizing pastor New Life Presbyterian Church, 1989—1999.
Assistant professor Chabot College, Hayward, 1975-1980. Pastor New Life Presbyterian Church, Castro Valley, 1999—2009. Founder, pastor Danville President Church, since 2010.
Moderator Presbytery of Northern Arizona, 1959, Presbytery of Northern California, 2001—2002. Religion editor The Valley Citizen, Danville, California, 2000—2006.
(Book by Brown, David R.)
President Boys Christian League, Los Angeles, 1953-1954, Coconino Association for Mental Health, Flagstaff, 1958-1959. Chaplain Mozumdar Young Men’s Christian Association Camp, Crestline, California, 1952-1956. Chairman Tri-City Citizens Action Committee, 1986-1990.
Member Rotary (chapter president 1988-1989, Paul Harris fellow 1989).
Married Jeanette Christine Phoenix, July 28, 1962. Children: David M., Mark, Thomas.