AB, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, 1931. Doctor of Medicine, Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, 1934. Postgraduate, Princeton Seminary.
Doctor of Divinity, Rhodes College, Memphis, 1947.
Minister, Morningside Church, Atlanta, 1934-1943; minister, First Presbyterian Church, Greenwood, Mississippi, 1943-1948; minister, First Presbyterian Church, Tampa, Florida, 1948-1972; minister emeritus, First Presbyterian Church, Tampa, since 1972; parish associate, Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, Clearwater, Florida, since 1979. President Florida Council Churches, 1958-1960. Trustee Eckerd College, St. Petersburg,1958-.
Active in past American Red Cross, Travelers Aid Society, Family Superior vena cava syndrome, all Tampa. Member Sigma Chi, Masons.
Married Alice McCollum, February 1, 1938. Children: Martha Dickson Hiller, Mary Dickson Card.