AB, Washington and Jefferson College, 1936. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Washington & Jefferson College, 1954. Master of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, 1939.
STD (honorary), General Theological Seminary, 1955. Doctor in Ministry, General Theological Seminary, 1985. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University South, 1955.
Rector, All Saints' Church, Miami, Oklahoma, 1939-1941;
curate, Trinity Church, Tulsa, 1941-1942;
rector, St. George's Church, Rochester, New York, 1942-1943;
rector, All Saints' Church, Austin, Texas, 1943-1951;
chaplain Episcopal students, University Texas, Austin
dean, St. Paul's Cathedral, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1951-1954;
suffragan bishop, Dioceses of Dallas, 1954-1962;
bishop, Diocese of Arizona, 1962-1980. Board directors Citibank, Arizona, General Convention Episcopal Church, 1952. Chairman St. Luke's Hospital, Tucson, 1962-1980, St. Luke's Hospital Medical Center, Phoenix, 1962-1980.
Trustee Bloy Episcopal School Theology. President Pacific Province,1967-1968.
Board directors Human Rights Commission City of Phoenix, 1962-1965. Member National Organization Episcopalians for Life (chairman, founder since 1966), American Legion, Beta Theta Pi. Lodges: Shriners (Imperial chaplain 1962-1965), Knight Templar (Grand chaplain 1951-1952), Masons.
Married Alice Eleanor Taylor, October 14, 1941. Children: Victoria Ruth, Joseph Meakins Junior, Judith Alice.