Party affiliation: Republican
Teacher, Cardington, Ohio, 1896-1899. Warehouseman, Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, Laramie, Wyoming, 1901-1904. Clerk and bookkeeper, W. H. Holliday Company, Laramie, 1905-1908.
Manager Fall Creek Sheep Company, American Falls, Idaho, 1908-1914. Rancher Sterling, Colorado since 1914, manager and partner A. A. Smith & corporation since 1942, president Haley-Smith Cattle corporation since 1938. Formerly secretary-treasurer Plains Motor Company, Sterling, Colorado.