Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1944; Bachelor of Sacred Theology cum laude, Episcopal Theological School, 1947; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia, 1955.
Ordained priest, Episcopal Church, 1948;
curate, Trinity Church, Binghamton, New York, 1947-1949;
rector, St. Paul's Church, Aurora, New York
also chaplain to Episcopal students, Wells College, 1949-1952;
assistant chaplain, Columbia University, 1953-1955;
member of faculty, Kenyon College, 1955-1968;
professor theology, Kenyon College, 1962-1968;
professor theology, Colgate Rochester/Bexley Hall/Crozer Division Schools, 1968-1988;
acting dean, Bexley Hall, 1989;
priest-in-charge, St. Andrews's Church, Caledonia, New York, 1970-1973, 85, 87;
priest-in-charge, Church of Incarnation, Penfield, New York, 1973-1974;
priest-in-charge, Zion Church, Palmyra, New York, 1975;
priest-in-charge, Christ Church, Rochester, 1976-1977;
priest-in-charge, Church of the Epiphany, Rochester, 1978;
priest-in-charge, Grace Church, Lyons, New York, 1980;
priest-in-charge, St. Luke's Church, Fairport, New York, 1981;
priest-in-charge, Trinity Church, Greece, New York, 1983;
priest-in-charge, Zion Church, Avon, New York, 1984;
priest-in-charge, Grace Church, Scotsville, New York, 1985;
priest-in-charge, St. Luke's Church, Brockport, New York, 1986;
priest-in-charge, St. John's Church, Honeoye Falls, 1987-1988;
board directors, Rochester Center Theological Studies, 1968-1984;
member standing committee, Diocese of Rochester, 1978-1982;
president, Diocese of Rochester, 1980-1982;
deputy, General Convention of the Episcopal Church, 1979, 82;
member of commission on ministry, General Convention of the Episcopal Church, 1983-1988;
chairman, General Convention of the Episcopal Church, 1985-1988;
priest associate, Church of Atonement, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1990-1994. Visiting fellow St. Augustine's College, Canterbury, England, 1962-1963. Visiting professor Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, 1967, U. Rochester, 1970-1972, 74.
Visiting scholar Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972. Faculty fellow Association Theological Schools, 1962-1963, 79. Member Ecumenical Commission, Diocese of Western Massachusetts, 1991-1994, Board Examining Chaplains, 1991-1994.
Member Conference Anglican Theologians, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Genesee Valley.
Married Elizabeth Jean McKown, November 21, 1947 (divorced March 1974). 3 children; married Marilyle Elizabeth Sweet, December 28, 1974.