Member American Institute Banking, American, Illinois, Reserve City bankers associations, Dixie Highway Commission, Mississippi Valley Waterway Association (treasurer Chicago branch), St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Commission, National Rivers and Harbors Congress for Illinois (vice president), American Geological Society, Illinois History Society, Ohio, Indiana societies, Chicago Association Commerce, National Association Letter Carriers (honorary), Old Time Printers’ Association (honorary), Order of Bookfellow (charter. Member Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Member board of trustees Sarah Hackett Stevenson Memorial and Home for Aged and Disabled R.R. Employees.
Member Original Mount Harney Memorial Association (erecting monument on Rushmoore Mountain in Black Hills), Abraham Lincoln Association Washington representative A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, 1932. Member supreme lodge, since 1905). Moose (life).; Clubs: Hamilton (chairman political action committee), Midday, Bankers, Traffic, Press, Illinois Auto (honorary), Bob O’Link Golf, Tam O’Shanter Golf.
Received citation from War Production Board for directing national scrap metal salvage campaign for Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, 1942.