Party affiliation: Republican
Began with N. LeBrun & Sons, architects, New York City, 1887. With John Du Fais, and Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, 1888-1892. Member firm of Parker & Austin, architects, South Bend, Indiana, 1892-1901.
Superintendent of construction, United States Treasury Department, 1901-1906. Firm of Schneider & Austin, South Bend, 1906-1909. Member Austin & Shambleau, 1909-1940.
Firm designed South Bend Federal Building, Building & Loan Tower, several city school buildings, etc. Now retired.