Bachelor, Morehouse College, 1931. Bachelor's Degree, Andover Newton Theological School, 1934. Master of Sacred Theology, Andover Newton Theological School, 1937.
Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1942. Doctor of Divinity, St. Paul's College, Lawrenceville, Virginia, 1978.
Pastor, Pond St. Baptist Church, Providence, 1933-1935; assistant professor philosophy and religion, Virginia Union U., Richmond, Virginia, 1935-1942; dean School of Religion, Virginia Union U., Richmond, Virginia, 1942-1944; acting vice president, Virginia Union U., Richmond, Virginia, 1978-1979; president, Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 1944-1950; department chairman philosophy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, 1951-1976; acting dean College Arts and Sciences, Morgan State University, Baltimore, 1977-1978; distinguished scholar in philosophical theology, Coppin State College, Baltimore, 1983. Visiting professor University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, spring 1972, U. Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, spring 1974.
Board of directors Baltimore Urban League, 1958-1959, Lutheran Hospital, Baltimore, 1963-1965, American Cancer Society, Baltimore, 1965-1970, Enoch Pratt Library., Baltimore, since 1991. Member American Association of University Professors, National Education Association, American Philosophical Association, Society for Values in Higher Education, Society for Existential Philosophy and Phenomenology, Phi Beta Kappa, Omega Psi Phi, Sigma Pi Phi (national president 1986-1988), Phi Sigma Tau (national president 1959-1962).
Married Phyllis Vivian Kimbrough, June 27, 1933 (deceased May 1965). Children: George Kimbrough, Phyllis Zanaida McKinney Bynum. Married Lena Roberta Martin, August 5, 1967.