Student, Clarendon College, Texas, 1920. Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1922. Bachelor of Divinity, Southern Methodist University, 1924.
Doctor of Laws, Southern Methodist University, 1964. Student, Yale Graduate School, 1929. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, 1937.
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Hendrix College, 1961.
Ordained to ministry, Methodist Church, 1925;
consecrated bishop, Methodist Church, 1960;
pastor in, Milford, Texas, 1924-1926;
pastor in, Breckenridge, Texas, 1929-1933;
pastor in, Georgetown, Texas, 1933-1936;
pastor in, Springfield, Missouri, 1936-1940;
pastor in, Austin, Texas, 1940-1949.
pastor in, Houston, 1949-1960;
bishop, Arkansas area Methodist Church, 1960-1964;
bishop, Arkansas area Methodist Church, Dallas-Fort Worth area, since 1964;
bishop-in-residence, Perkins School Theology, Southern Methodist U., 1972-1976. Member general board evangelism, board Christian social concerns Methodist Church. Member program council United Methodist Church.
Chairman of the Board Western Methodist Assembly, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1960-1964. Visiting lecturer Perkins School Theology, So.Meth. U., 1949; delegate World Conference on Life and Work, Oxford, England, 1937, World Methodist Conference, Oxford, 1951.
Visiting preacher General Conference Methodist Church in, Mexico, 1946. Representative Methodist Church in the United States to centennial celebration Methodism in, India, 1956.
President Texas Council Churches, 1968. President Texas Conference Churches, 1969. Chairman board trustees Southern Methodist University, 1971-1972.
Member Lambda Chi Alpha, Theta Phi, Tau Kappa Alpha.
Married Kate Sayle, March 16, 1930. Children– Katherine Victoria, Kenneth Sayle.