Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1954.
Professor, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1950-1951, 55-90; professor, Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1954-1955.
Sergeant United States Army, 1946-1948. Member Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion.
Married Naomi Ruth Korn, September 11, 1949. Children: Alexander Everett, Angela Catherine.