Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1935. Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1941. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1957.
Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1966.
Assistant rabbi Congregation Keneseth Israel, Philadelphia, 1941-1943, 46-47. Rabbi Ohef Sholom Temple, Norfolk, Virginia, 1947-1964. Director Rabbinic Placement Commission, New York City, 1964-1980.
Student fieldwork counselor, adjunct professor Jewish history Hebrew Union College, from 1981. Chairman admissions Center Conference American Rabbis, New York City, 1981-1991, chairman music committee, 1949-1983.
Member Local Government Records Advisory, Albany, since 1986. Creator National Archives Gift Fund, since 1980, Genealog. Coordinator Committee, since 1980.
Captain United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Fellow American Society Genealogists, National Genealog. Society; member American Jewish Archives (genealogist), Federation Genealogical Societies (vice president, board directors 1980-1991, George Williams award 1988, Dvid Vogels award 1991).
Married Louise Steinhart Bergman, May 25, 1941.