Vice president Cleveland Trust Company, 1938-1943 (on leave 1941-1942). Became vice-president, director Mercantile Trust Company, (formerly Mercantile-Commerce Bank & Trust Company), St. Louis, 1943, president, 1954-1962, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1967, chairman of the executive committee, from 1967. Chairman of the Board Eagle Rubber Company, from 1940.
Administrator Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Washington, 1953-1954. Director American Zinc Company, Granite City Steel Company, Interco Inc. Home: St Louis Missouri.
Born June 7, 1904