Bachelor, Bachelor's Degree, Master of Divinity, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1951. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1952. Doctor of Education, Teachers College New York, 1959.
Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Susquehanna University, 1982.
Professor, Concordia Seminary in exile, St. Louis, 1974-1981; acting president, Concordia Seminary in exile, St. Louis, 1974-1975; academic dean, Concordia Seminary in exile, St. Louis, 1974-1981; senior pastor, St. Peter's Church, New York City, 1981-1991; assistant pastor, Grace Church, Teaneck, New Jersey, since 1991. Chairman of the board of trustees Hospital Chaplaincy, Inc., New York City, 1983-1987. Synod representative Lutheran Church Dialogue with Archdiocese of New York, 1984.
Assistant chairman Community Scholarship Fund, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1964. Chairman Cerebral Palsy Lily campaign, 1965. Member national advisory committee Forum for Corporation Responsibility, New York City, 1982.