Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1946. Bachelor's Degree, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1945. Doctor of Divinity, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1969.
Doctor of Laws, St. Frances College, 1969. Juris Utriusque Doctor, Nasson College, 1969. STD, General Theological Seminary, 1974.
Ordained priest Episcopal Church, 1946. Priest-in-charge, then rector Trinity Church, Belvidere, Illinois, 1946—1950. Rector St. Christopher's Church, Oak Park, 1950—1954.
Dean Cathedral Church St. John, Quincy, 1954—1958. Associate secretary department Christian education National Council Episcopalian Church, 1958—1959. Rector St. Peter's Church, Bennington, Vermont, 1959—1968.
Bishop Maine, 1968—1986. Pastoral counsellor, from 1986. Deputy Episcopalian General Convention, 1964, 1967.
President standing committee Diocese Vermont, 1964—1968. Chairman general board examination chaplains Episcopalian Church, 1973—1974. President Province of New England, 1974—1983, Convenor Council Advice to Presiding Bishop, 1974—1983.
Chairman board trustees General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1974—1980.
Married Barbara Buckley Wolf, October 5, 1946. Children: Mary Julietta, Martha Clare, Jane Margaret.