AB, Indiana Central University, 1942. Doctor of Humane Letters, Indiana Central University, 1976. Master of Divinity, United Theological Seminary, 1946.
Doctor of Divinity, University South, 1975.
Ordained as deacon Episcopal Church, 1948, priest, 1949, bishop, 1974. Rector Holy Trinity Parish, Cincinnati, 1948-1953, All Saints Parish, Portsmouth, Ohio, 1953-1957, Calvary Parish, Cincinnati, 1957-1959. Canon chancellor St. Luke's Cathedral, Orlando, Florida, 1959-1964.
Rector St. Luke's Parish, Fort Myers, Florida, 1964-1974. Bishop coadjutor Diocese of Southwest Florida, St. Petersburg, 1974-1988, member standing committee, 1969-1974, delegate to provincial synod, 1969-1974, deputy to Episcopal General Convention, 1970, 73, chairman Christian education of diocese, 1969-1974.
Member standing committee, 1969—1974. Delegate provincial synod, 1969—1974. Deputy Episcopal General Convention, 1970, 1973.
Chairman Christian education diocese, 1969—1974. Member of County Ministerial Association (president 1956, 1973).
Married Helen Charlene Elledge, November 15, 1935. Children: Rosaline Elledge Haynes Triano, Emerson Paul II, Roland Lewis (deceased).