AB, Bowdoin College, 1948. Master of Divinity, Bangor Theological Seminary, 1951. Doctor of Divinity, Piedmont College, 1970.
Ordained to ministry Congressional Church, 1948, minister Winthrop, Maine, 1943-1949, Galewood Community Church, Chicago, 1949-1956. Associate minister 1st Congressional Church, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 1956-1962, minister Marshalltown, Iowa, 1962-1967. Moderator organizational meeting National Association Congressional Christian Churches, Detroit, 1955, chairman executive committee, 1960-1961, associate executive secretary, 1967-1969, executive secretary, 1969-1975.
(founding) minister Congressional Church, Sun City, Arizona, 1976-1987, minister emeritus, from 1987. Delaware International Congressional Council, Rotterdam, Holland, 1962. Supervisor National Pilgrim Fellowship Youth Work-camp to Greece, 1964.
President Marshall County (Iowa) Council Churches, 1965-1966. Secretary-treasurer, board directors Committee for Continuation of Congressional Christian Churches, since 1962. Administrative visitor to World-Wide overseas missions, 1969.
President Sun City Area Ministers Association, 1978-1980. Chairman 36th ward Citizens' Advisory Council, Chicago, 1954-1956.
Member of Rotarian (board directors 1964-1967), Mason (32 degree).
Married Donna Eloise Estabrooke, June 27, 1943. Children– John Kenneth, Karen Jean (Mistress Thomas F. Hoffman), Margaret Jane, Elizabeth Annual.