Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1952. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1967.
Master of Divinity, Augustana Seminary, 1956.
Pastor, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Soderville, Minnesota, 1958-1961; campus pastor, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1961-1983; associate professor, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1968-1970; director, Ministries Unlimited, Brainerd, Minnesota, since 1983; director extended ministries, Lutheran Church of Cross, Nisswa, Minnesota, 1985-1987; chaplain, psychologist, Northern Pines Mental Health Center, Brainerd, since 1985. Chaplain Crow Wing County Jail, Brainerd, 1984-1986, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, 1984-1989. Clinical social worker, since 1990.
Board of directors Volunteer in Probation, Brainerd, 1985-1988, Port, Brainerd, 1985-1988, Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere. President American Cancer Society, Brainerd, 1984-1986. M C.
Married Clarice I. Warme, May 26, 1956. Children: David, Cynthia, Paul.