Bachelor of Science, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1949. Bachelor of Divinity, We. Conservative Baptist Seminary, Portland, Oregon, 1953.
Master of Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1964. Master of Theology, Northern Baptist Seminary, Chicago, 1964. Master of Arts in Library., San Jose State University, 1976.
Pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Rochelle, Illinois, 1954-1956; pastor, West Bloomfield Bapt Church, Orchard Lake, Michigan, 1957-1962; professor, library, San Francisco Baptist Theological Seminary, 1964-1972; professor, library, Denver Bible Baptist Seminary, 1972-1975; library, professor, We. Baptist College, Salem, Oregon, since 1975. Accreditation team member American Association Bible Colls., Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1977-1994.
Deacon, shepherd, teacher Bethany Baptist Church, Salem, Oregon. Member Association Christian Libraries, Southern Baptist History Society, Beta Phi Museum.
Married Marietta Hayden, June 22, 1951. Children: Palmer Hayden, Laura Marie De Soer.