Party affiliation: Republican
Began as messenger, Northwestern National Bank, Minneapolis, 1887. Assistant cashier and cashier, Metropolitan Bank, 1895-1900. Cashier, 1900-1903; vice-president and general manager, 1903-1912.
President, 1912-1934, Northwestern National Bank. Also president Minnesota Loan & Trust Company, 1910-1918, chairman 1918. Director Northwestern National Life Insurance Company of Minneapolis.