Bachelor of Science in Education, Kent State University, 1950. Master of Divinity, Northwestern University, 1964. Doctor in Ministry, Drew University, 1984.
Pastor, Culver (Indiana) Emmanuel, 1961-1964;
pastor, Montrose-Zion United Methodist Church, Akron, Ohio., 1964-1975;
superintendent Painsville (Ohio) district, East Ohio Conference United Methodist Church, 1975-1981;
pastor, Epworth Euclid United Methodist Church, Cleveland, 1981-1983;
pastor, Norwalk (Ohio) First United Methodist Church, since 1983. Chairman Akron District Council on Ministry, 1974-1975. Conference secretary EOC Board Global Ministry, North Canton, Ohio, 1972-1975.
President of the board of trustees Elyria (Ohio) Methodist Home, since 1988.0.
President University Circle Housing, Cleveland, 1982-1983. Vice president Norwalk Area United Way, since 1990. Petty officer 3d class United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member American Association Homes Aging, National Association United Methodist Men, Fairlawn Chamber of Commerce (president 1974-1975), Kiwanis (president Portage lakes club 1960-1961).
Married Patricia Joan West, December 27, 1950. Children: Shirli Ann, Walter Steven, Patti Liane.