Bachelor of Arts, State University Iowa, 1939; Master of Arts, Yale University, 1950; M. Hebrew Literature, Jewish Theological Seminary, 1944; Doctor Hebrew Literature, Jewish Theological Seminary, 1971.
Ordained rabbi, 1943;
director, United Synagogue, New York City, 1943-1946;
rabbi, B'nai Jacob Synagogue, New Haven, Connecticut, 1946-1953;
rabbi, Adath Jeshurun Synagogue, Minneapolis, 1953-1960;
rabbi, Adas Israel Synagogue, Washington, 1960-1986;
rabbi emeritus, Adas Israel Synagogue, Washington, since 1986. Vice president Rabbinical Assembly, New York City, 1974-1976, president, 1976-1978. Vice Chairman.B'nai B'rith Youth Commission, 1965-1976.
President Mercaz, 1977-1983.
Member Rabbinical Assembly Association of Retired Rabbis (president 1996-1998). Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).
S. Jacob Mier and Rose (Zeichik) R. Married Anita Bryna Lifson, June 24, 1945. Children: Nathaniel Herz, Sharon Deborah, Judith Leah.