Diploma, David Lipscomb College, Nashville, 1938. Bachelor of Science, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1945. Master of Science, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1957.
Doctor of Laws, Freed-Hardeman University, 1992.
Minister, Church of Christ, various locations, 1941-1953; teacher, Broseley (Missouri) Consolidated School, 1938-1941; principal, Rosiclare (Illinois) Junior High School, 1942-1944; president, Boyo-Buchanan School, Chattanooga, 1952-1953; manager, proprietor, Nigerian Christian Schools, W. Africa, 1953-1955; minister, Church of Christ, various locations, 1955-1972; dean students, Freed-Hardeman U., Henderson, Tennessee, 1961-1970; director counseling, Freed-Hardeman U., Henderson, Tennessee, 1972-1979; director, Life Inc., Florence, Alabama, 1979-1988; counselor, consultant, Quinco Mental Health, Bolivar, Tennessee, since 1988. Chairman of the board of trustees Quinco Mental Health, Bolivar, 1974-1979. Director N. Alabama Children's Home, Florence, 1986-1988.
Vice secretary Freed-Hardeman University Board Trustees, since 1981. Charter member African Christian School Foundation, since 1958. President Civitan Club, Henderson, 1967, 73, chaplain, 1972.
Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists, Tennessee Professional Counselors, Tennessee Marriage and Family Therapists Association (certified).
Married Emily Anne King, November 25, 1938. Children: Joyce Harrison, Sue Hayes, E. Henry Junior, Kathy Cox.