August 31, 1907, Salina, Kansas.
February 13, 1999, Eugene, Oregon.
Buck attended Biola Institute, La Mirada, California; Whittier College, Los Angeles, California; the Los Angeles Bible Seminary (BSM 1946); and San Gabriel College (MA 1950).
Ordained in 1934, he pastored at the First Christian Church in Arlington, California, for five years, at three other churches in California, then at the First Christian Church in Eugene, Oregon, from 1960 until he retired. His works include: