Bergfels (Mistress Henry Horns). Came to the United States, 1885, naturalized, 1911. Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1910.
Pastor Cuba, New York, 1910-1917, 1st Church, Morristown, New Jersey, 1917-1919. Associate pastor Fifth Avenue Church, New York City, 1919-1922 (church moved in 1922, and named Park Avenue Church, again moved 1930, named Riverside Church). Riverside Church, 1930-1943.
Trustee Colgate-Rochester Divinity School. Director New York Baptist City Mission Society. President of the board directors, Wiltwyck School for Boys, Inc.
Member board education, Northern Baptist Convention.