Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Hawaii, 1947. Master of Arts, Chgo.Theol. Seminary, 1948. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1963, Doctor of Philosophy, 1967.
Ordained to ministry United Church Christ, 1952. Pastor., Lihue Christian Church, Kauai, 1952-1959. Pastor Rollo Congressional Church, Earlville, Illinois, 1959-1963.
Professor religion and philosophy Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, 1963, faculty athletic representative, 1968-1978, 84-88, chairman humanities division, 1972-1981, Distinguished professor emeritus, 1988.
Participant time professor Portland State University, 1966-1969;visiting professor International College, Cayman Islands, 1974, Hiroshima Women"s College, 1980-1981. Consultant in genetic engineering United Church, since 1984.
Conference.dir. Danforth fellows Pacific Northwest, 1970.
Member United Church Christ, ordained to ministry, 1952. Member Hawaii Statehood Commission, 1956, Recreation Commission, Forest Grove, 1978—1981, Forest Grove Youth Center, 1981—1984. Trustee Pacific University, 1979—1982.
Member of American Academy Religion, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Florence Michie Kuwasaki Shishido, June 24, 1943. Children: Nathan Miles, Neil Samuel, Nolan Mark.