Degree in Theology, Northwestern Schools, Minneapolis, 1940. Bachelor of Religious Education, Northwestern Theological Seminary, 1941.
Ordained to Gospel Ministry, 1941. Pastor, Temple Baptist Church, Omaha, 1942-1945, First Baptist Church, LoupCity, Nebraska, 1945-1949, Rowan & Galt Congressional Church, Rowan, Iowa, 1949-1956,Baileyville Baptist Church, Illinois, 1956-1959, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Chicago, 1959-1965, First Baptist Church, Stillwater, Minnesota, 1965-1974, Grace Baptist Church, Des Moines, 1974-1979. Dean of men, pastoral ministries instructor Grace College of the Bible, Omaha, since 1979.
Board directors Conservative Baptist Fgn.Mission Society, Wheaton, Illinois, 1968-1974.
President, board directors Sunday School Association, Des Moines, 1975-1979. Chairman pastors fellowship Conservative Baptist Association Iowa, 1970-1972.
Juvenile court chaplain Washington County Court Systems, Minnesota, 1967-1972. Chaplain House of Representatives, State of Minnesota, Saint Paul, 1972.
Married Hazel Luverna Anderson, April 5, 1941. Children: Mavis Rae, Harold Arthur, Paul Sidney, David Joshua, John Glenn, James Franklin, Mark Wallace, Alice Lucille, Thomas Ashley.