Associate of Arts, Santa Monica Junior College, California, 1938. Bachelor in Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1941. Bachelor of Divinity, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1944.
Master of Theology, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1968.
Missionary, Presbyterian Church, Japan, 1948-1965; pastor, Sturge Presbyterian Church, San Mateo, California, 1966-1975; interim pastor, Hillside Presbyterian Church, Oakland, California, 1978-1982; parish associate, Trinity Presbyterian Church, San Carlos, California, since 1984.
Member Conference on Race, Religion, and Social Concern, San Mateo, 1968-1976.
Married Alice Fay Boyer, September 7, 1958 (deceased July 1989). Children: Timothy John, Thomas Stephen, Deborah Alice.