Party affiliation: Republican
Secretary-treasurer German American Loan & Trust Company, Sioux Falls, South Dakot, 1886-1887. Cashier First National Bank, Parker, 1887-1888. Cashier Minnehaha National Bank (now First National Bank and Trust Company in Sioux Falls), 1889, president, since 1910.
Vice president Queen City Fire Insurance Company President and treasurer Sioux Falls Community Chest. Member Executive Committee, treasurer Minnehaha Company Chapter American Red Cross since its organization.