Bachelor, Ottawa (Kansas) University, 1955. Master of Divinity, American Baptist Seminary of West, Berkeley, California, 1959. Doctor of Ministry, New York Theological Seminary, New York City, 1984.
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Hudson, New York, 1959-1962; pastor, Cazenovia (New York) Village Baptist Church, 1962-1966; denominational executive division church education, American Baptist Board Edition and Public, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1966-1986; national director Mins.-at-Large program, American Baptist Churches United States of America, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1986-1995; retired, 1995. Board directors Interim Ministry Network, Baltimore. Chairman of the Board Christian Education, Calvary Baptist Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania, since 1985.
(Book by Blazier, Kenneth D.)
President Norristown Chorale, 1977-1993. M C.
Married R. Elaine Kellogg, August 25, 1956. Children: Lynnette Elaine Thayer, Gregory K., Kyle W.