Bachelor of Laws, University.
Bar: Washington bar 1935. Associate with Black & Rucker, 1935-1938. Prosecuting attorney Snohomish County, 1938-1940.
Member 77th-82d Congresses from 2d Washington District, United States senator from, Washington, 1953-1983.
Ranking minority member commission on energy and natural resources, member Armed Services Committee, chairman strategic arms control subcommittee Chairman Democratic National Committee, 1960-1961. Board regents Smithsonian Institute.
Board overseers Whitman College. Board advisors John F. Kennedy Institute Politics, Harvard University.
Member Washington Bar Association Delta Phi, Delta Chirurgical
Married Helen East. Hardin, December 16, 1961. Children: Anna Marie, Peter Hardin.