Bachelor, Cascade College, Portland, Oregon, 1946. Master of Divinity., University Oregon, 1952. Doctor of Laws, Azusa Pacific University, 1969.
Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Western Evangelical Seminary, Portland, 1987.
Pastor, Evangelical Church, Portland, 1942-1948, 50-52; pastor, Methodist Church, Portland, 1948-1950; missionary representative, Oriental Ministry Society, Los Angeles, 1952-1954; pastor, Evangelical Church, Eugene, Oregon, 1954-1958; president, Western Evangelical Seminary, Portland, 1958-1987; in public relations, OMS International (formerly Oriental Missionary Society), Portland, 1987-1992; in public relations, Oregon Republican Party, Portland, since 1992.
Member Oregon State Legislature, Salem, 1967-1972. Member Executive Committee Columbia District county Boy Scouts American, 1967-1972. Member Billy Graham Associations (vice chair 1991-1992), Rotary (member Executive Committee 1968-1992), Saltshakers.
Married Patricia Pearl Remster, June 27, 1943. Children: Virginia Wildermuth, Elizabeth Seward.