Party affiliation: Republican
With Winona (Minnesota) Wagon Company, 1887-1891. In employ F. H. Peavey & Company, grain merchants, Minneapolis, 1891-1901. With Eugene M. Stevens & Company, and Stevens, Chapman & Company, investment bankers, Minneapolis, 1901-1917.
Vice president Illinois Merchants Trust Company, Chicago, 1917-1927, president, 1927-1929. President Continental Illinois Bank & Trust Company, 1929-1930. Chairman of the Board, federal reserve agent and Class C director Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1931-1936.
Vice chairman Blythe & Company, since 1936. Formerly member Minnesota National Guard. Member Executive Committee Liberty Loan campaigns of Chicago Federal Reserve District Trustee Chicago Memorial Hospital, American library association of Chicago, Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota), University of Chicago.
President John Crerar Library (Chicago).
Born February 1, 1871