Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1943. Doctor of Humane Letters, Defiance College, 1962. Doctor of Letters, Gonsaga University, 1992.
Reporter, Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, 1943-1944; newsman, A.P., New York City, 1947-1951; religion columnist, A.P., 1951-1994.
Served to Second lieutenant, infantry Army of the United States, 1944-1947. Member American Newspaper Guild, Religious Newswriters Association.
Married Jo Ann Reeves, April 1, 1944. Children: Marion Emma, Harrison Reeves.