Party affiliation: Republican
Partner Carpenter & White, Hereford cattle breeders, Hayden, Colorado, 1907. Admitted to Colorado bar, 1912. Senior partner Carpenter & Videon, Hayden.
County attorney Routt County, 1920-1928. District attorney 14th Judicial District, 1928-1932. Manager Dawson Cattle Company, Director of Grazing, unites states department of Interior, 1934-1938.