Admitted to Washington bar, 1931, practiced in Spokane, 1931-1972. Senior partner firm Witherspoon, Kelley, Davenport & Toole, and predecessors, 1958-1972. Chairman of the Board Old National Bank Washington, Spokane, 1959-1972.
President director Washington Bancshares, Inc. (formerly called Old National Corporation), 1959-1972, Old National Bank Building Company, 1959-1972, Investment Securities Company, 1959-1972, Davenport Investment Company, 1964-1972. Vice-president, director Greenough Investment Company, 1947-1972, Pend Oreille Mines & Metals Company, 1959-1972.
Secretary-treasurer, director Inland Empire Paper Company, 1950-1972. Director First National Bank Spokane, Reeves McDonald Mines, Ltd., Securities-Intermountain, Inc. Trustee St. George’s School, Spokane.