Bachelor magna cum laude, Yeshiva University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1954.
Rabbi, Congress Ahavath Shalom, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1941-1943; rabbi, Congress Radef Shalom, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1943-1945; rabbi, Congress Degel Israel, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1945-1948; rabbi, Congress Adath Jeshurum, Pittsburgh, since 1948; rabbi, Congress Cheseth Israel, Pittsburgh, since 1978. Chaplain Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution, Pittsburgh, 1971-1988.
Member national administrative committee American Jewish Congress, New York City, 1952, president Pittsburgh chapter 1950-1952. President Western Pennsylvania Zionist Region, 1954-1956, Pittsburgh Zionist Council, 1955-1966, Pittsburgh Zionist District, 1959-1961, Tri-State Zionist Region, 1961-1963, chairman synogogue Council for Israel Bonds, 1965-1980, founding president Pittsburgh Zionist Federation, 1970-1972. Member Zionist Organization American (national vice president 1970-1977, judge of court of honor since 1980, Herzl Anniversary award, 1954), Rabbinical Council American (vice president 1956-1958), Greater Pittsburgh Rabbinic Fellowship (president 1969-1971, 1985-1986), Rabbinical Alumni of Yeshiva University (past vice president), B'nai B'rith (chairman adult education 1950-1952).
Son of Henry A. and Henna Hiya (Nyman) L. Married Naomi Borkon, March 4, 1945. Children: Nina Ann, Sharon Fredelle, Marc Aaron.