Began as entry clerk, 1895, with Union Trust Company, became vice president, 1901. president 1905. Chairman of the Board, 1925. Co-Chairman of the Board First National Bank of Chicago, after merger of Union Trust Company with First National Bank, February 13, 1929-August 26, 1930, Chairman of the Board, August 26, 1930-August 31, 1933. when retired from active business.
Founded Mercantile Trust and Savings Bank and continued as Chairman of the Board and director until 1933. Home: Chicago, Ill.