Party affiliation: Republican
Began as clerk of the School District of Harrisburg, 1882. With Commonwealth Trust Company, Harrisburg, since 1883, vice president or trust officer, 1912-1926, president, 1926-1935. Vice president W. O. Hickok Manufacturing Company.
Vice president and secretary Capital Bank & Trust Company. Secretary and treasurer Harrisburg Hotel Company. Director Great Southern Lumber Company, Inc., Gaylord Container Corporation, Central Construction Corporation.