With Deere & Webber Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1893-1901. Vice-president and manager John Deere Plow Company, Omaha, 1901-1911. Vice president Deere & Company, Moline, Illinois, 1911-1919.
Commissioner of finished products, War Industries Board, 1918. Chairman Industrial Board, unites states department of Commerce, 1919. President and general manager Moline Plow Company, Moline, Illinois, 1919-1923.
Administrator of A.A.A., May-December, 1933. Special adviser to the president on foreign trade and president of Export-Import Bank of Washington and of 2d Export-Import Bank of Washington, March 1934-December 1935. Director Maizewood Insulation Company President American Council of Agriculture and chairman of the executive committee of 22 North Central States Agricultural Conference, 1925-1928.
Chairman Alfred E. Smith Independent Orgns. Committee presidential campaign, 1928.
Born November 19, 1873