Admitted to Ohio bar, 1931. With law firm Marshall, Melhorn, Marlar & Martin, Toledo, 1931-1936. Assistant secretary to vice president Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company, from 1936, secretary, vice president charge Special Products div., until 1942, Chairman of the Board, Executive Committee, 1965-1971, director, 1940-1971.
President, director First National Bank of Toledo, 1946-1962, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1966, chairman trust investment committee, 1966-1971. Director Wyandotte Chemicals Corporation, Toledo Scale Corporation, until 1968. President Toledo Community Chest, 1949.
Member of advisory council Civil aeronautics Authority, 1940. Trustee, Toledo Museum Art, Toledo council Boy Scouts American, Junior Achievement, Boys Clubs Toledo.