Student, University Alabama, 1938-1940; Bachelor of Arts, Birmingham-Southern College, 1942; Master of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1945; Doctor of Divinity, Birmingham-Southern College, 1966; Doctor of Humane Letters, Union College, 1987; Doctor of Laws, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1987.
Ordained to ministry as deacon, United Methodist Church, 1944; elder, United Methodist Church, 1946; pastor, Chapel Hill Church, Tennessee, 1944-1946; pastor, Abbeville, Alabama, 1946-1950; pastor, Marion, Alabama, 1950-1954; pastor, Dexter Ave United Methodist Church, Montgomery, Alabama, 1954-1961; pastor, First Church, Pensacola, Florida, 1961-1966; pastor, First Church, Dothan, Alabama, 1966-1970; pastor, First Church, Montgomery, Alabama, 1970-1976; superintendent, Montgomery district United Methodist Church, from 1976; member judicial council, Montgomery district United Methodist Church, 1976-1980; bishop, United Methodist Church, Louisville, 1980-1991; retired, 1991.
Chairman community council United Appeal, 1974. Trustee Birmingham-Southern College, since 1956, Chairman of the Board, 1956-1973.
Married Anna Louise Calhoun, June 20, 1944. Children: Melanie Duffey Hutto, Paul Andrews Junior.