Bachelor, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1955. Bachelor's Degree, Princeton University, 1958. Master of Theology, 1962.
Doctor of Divinity, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1985.
Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1958. Assistant minister Community Congregational Church, Short Hills, New Jersey, 1958—1961, associate minister, 1961—1967, senior minister, 1967—1993, minister emeritus, since 1993. Senior minister Pilgrim Congregational Church, Warren, New Jersey, since 1993.
Campus ministry Middle Atlantic Conference, 1962—1965. Board directors Milburn-Short Hills Chapter, American Red Cross, 1963—1964. Church and ministry committee New Jersey Association, since 1965.
Trustee Center Theological Inquiry, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1985. President board trustees Overlook Protestant Chaplaincy Program, since 1973. Trustee investment committee Fellowship Connecticut Congregational Churches, since 1996.
Trustee, vice-chairman Presbyterian Homes New Jersey, since 1981. Member of Millburn Clergy Association (chairman since 1987), Rotary (director Milburn Club 1973), Delta Phi.
Married Nancy Ruth Mersfelder, August 23, 1958. Children: Catherine Ruth, Margaret Jeanne, Kenyon Douglas.