Party affiliation: Republican
Teacher, Cazenovia (New York) Seminary and Centenary Collegiate Institute, Hackettstown, New Jersey, until 1903. Assistant cashier Redfield (South Dakot) National Bank, 1904-1907. Farm loan business, Redfield, 1907-1913.
Vice president Western National Bank, Mitchell, South Dakot, 1913-1918, also secretary South Dakot Bankers’ Association, 1915-1918. Vice president Security National Bank, Sioux City, Iowa, 1918-1923, president 1923-1928. Vice-president and chairman of the executive committee Toy National Bank, Vice-President Farmers Loan & Trust Company, 1928-1933.
Trustee operating Central West Public Service Company, 1934-1939. Broker, Los Angeles, 1939-1940. Was on Executive Committee American Red Cross and Liberty Loan Drives, and as four-minute manitoba Ex-president Sioux City Chamber Commerce, Sioux City Clearing House Association.
Trustee Methodist Hospital.