Party affiliation: Republican
Came to the United States, 1888. Messenger First National Bank, Everett, Washington, 1891. Elected cashier, 1900.
Cashier National Bank of Commerce, Seattle, 1908-1912, vice president, 1912-1917. Elected president Union National Bank. Seattle. 1917; consolidated Union National Bank with Dexter-Horton National Bank, 1924.
Chairman of the Board Dexter-Horton National Bank, 1924. President Seattle-First National Bank, now retired. President Farwest Timber Company.
Director Superior Portland Cement Company, Seattle Brewing & Malting Company, Associate Breweries of Canada, Ltd. State chairman Liberty Loans. World War I; member State advising committee for Washington War Finance Committee.