AB, Geneva College, 1937. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Geneva College, 1950. Bachelor's Degree, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1940.
Master of Arts, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1945.
Associate pastor, Emory United Methodist Church, Pittsburgh, 1941-1943;
pastor, Mars (Pennsylvania) United Methodist Church, 1943-1949;
pastor, Smithfield United Methodist Church, Pittsburgh, 1949-1952;
pastor, Ingomar United Methodist Church, Pittsburgh, 1952-1982;
pastor emeritus, Ingomar United Methodist Church. Patient representative Passavant Hospital, Pittsburgh, since 1982. Member Board of Ordained Ministry, 1970-1984.
Member United Methodist Foundation, Pittsburgh, since 1982.
Member Northland Library. Board, McCandless, Pennsylvania, 1986-1989, Young Men’s Christian Association Board Management, McCandless, since 1984. Member corporation board Passavant Hospital, McCandless, since 1964.
Member North Hill Ministerium.
Married Esther E. Parks, November 25, 1944. Children: Mary Kathleen Young, Eleanor Ann Chain, Richard Lewis.