AB, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1920. Doctor of Letters, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1933. Postgraduate, Young Men’s Christian Association Graduate School, 1925.
Master of Arts, George Peabody College for Teachers, 1929. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Southwestern University at Memphis, 1954.
Professional fund raiser, 1920-1921;
secretary education and promotion, Foreign Mission Board, Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1921-1934;
also acting secretary, Committee on Stewardship and Finance, 1931-1935;
executive secretary, Board Education, Richmond, Virginia, 1934-1952;
member personnel board, City of Richmond, 1950-1952;
director institutions, State of Louisiana, 1952-1958;
president, Grant Chemical Company, 1958-1969. Chairman, Board Of Directors Grant-Lehr Corporation, 1962-1965. Secretary-treasurer Gramor Chems Inc., 1965-1968.
Chairman, Board Of Directors, president Roadways International Corporation. Treas.Plasticos Y Estabalizadores (S.A.) Mexico.
President Baton Rouge Young Men’s Christian Association, 1969, 70. Past president American Leprosy Missions Inc. Moderator Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1962-1963, director board church extension, 1959-1967.
Delegate International Missionary Council, Madras, India, 1938, World Council of Christian Education, Birmingham, England, 1947. Second lieutenant United States Army, 1918. Member Phi Delta Kappa, Masons.
Married Georgia Voyles, July 14, 1921. 1 child, Edward Donald.