Bachelor of Science(medical), University Minnesota, 1946. Bachelor cum laude, University Minnesota, 1947. STB, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1952.
Master of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1954. Graduate, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1943.
Lecturer St. Andrew's Seminary, Manila, The Philippines, 1953-1957. Founder St. Mary's Seminary, Odibo, Namibia, 1962-1966. Lecturer St. John's Seminary, Lusaka, Zambia, 1967.
Principal Codrington College, Barbados, 1969-1970. Lecturer Trinity College, Legon, Ghana, 1979-1985, St. Paul's Theological College, Limuru, Kenya, 1985-1987, St. Mark's Theological College, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1987-1989, 92-94. Appointed missionary Episcopalian Church United States of America, 1953-1957, 80-90, retired, 1990.
Curate Trinity Church, New York City, 1957-1961, 72-73. Parish priest Resurrection Church, New York City, 1970-1971, Church House, Khartoum, Sudan, 1981, St. Matthew Church, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1985. Chaplain Brooklyn House of Detention, 1968-1975.
Assistant priest Transfiguration Church, New York City, 1990, 99-2002, St. Mary the Virgin Church, New York City, 1998-2002.
Vice president American Indian Community House, New York City, 1975. Board education School District 9, New York City, 1975. Assistant priest St. Mary the Virgin, 1993-2001, Church of the Transfiguration, 1995^.
With United States Army, 1943-1946.
Son of Edward Richard and Malvina Anna (Brown) G. 1 foster child, Simeon Ben.