Student, University Jena, Germany, 1938; student, University Oslo, Norway, 1947; Bachelor of Arts, Wagner College, Staten Island, New York, 1939; Doctor of Divinity, Wagner College, Staten Island, New York, 1958; Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1942; Doctor of Philosophy, Drew U., 1952.
Ordained to ministry, Lutheran Church, 1942;
pastor in, Rochester, New York
pastor in, Linden, New Jersey and Jersey City., 1942-1957;
executive secretary board social missions, United Lutheran Church American, 1957-1962;
board social ministry, United Lutheran Church American, 1963-1966;
dean of college, Wagner College, 1966-1970;
executive director division of mission and ministry, Lutheran Council in United States of America, 1971-1977;
president, Tressler Lutheran Service Association, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, 1977-1985;
interim pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Camp Hill, 1989-1990. Member general board National Council Churches, 1956-1965. Representative to Lutheran Council United States of America, since 1967.
Member board world missions Lutheran Church American, 1968-1970. Delegate andvisitor Lutheran World Federation assemblies, Sweden, 1947, Germany, 1952, United States, 1957, Finland, 1963. Delegate numerous conferences National Council Churches.
Member national board National Conference Social Welfare, 1963-1966. Member board National AssemblyNat. Volunteer Health and Social Welfare Agilysys, since 1973.
Married Evelyn Johnsen, May 23, 1942. Children– Marilyn Susan, Carolyn Sandra (Mistress Paul E. Henry, Junior).