Bachelor of Arts Minnesota, 1924. ThB, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1927. AM, Princeton University, 1927.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), Bob Jones University, 1948. STD (honorary), Huron (South Dakota) College, 1955. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Jamestown (North Dakota) College, 1960.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Moravian College, 1961.
Assistant minister, Presbyterian Church, Westfield, New Jersey, 1928-1930; field secretary, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1932-1936; chairman of the board of trustees, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1937-1947; member of faculty, Institute Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1948; assistant to president, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1967-1980; vice president, Trinity U., San Antonio, 1948-1950; vice president, Beaver College, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, 1950-1954; president, Jamestown College, 1954-1960; president, Biblical Seminary, New York City, 1960-1963; president, Institute for Ednl. Planning, New York City, 1964-1967; consultant National Capital Union Presbytery, Presbyterian Church United States of America, Washington, 1980-1981. Member Presbytery San Diego.
Member Nassau Club (Princeton), Princeton Club of San Diego.
Children: Roanne, Abigail, Marian, Edwin Harold, Marian Schall.