Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to Michigan bar, 1901, and began practice at Detroit. 1st junior officer, later vice president Detroit Trust Company, 14 years, 1902-1915, president Hale & Kilburn Company, manufacturers, Philadelphia, 1915-1917. Vice president Liberty National Bank (now New York Trust Company), New York, 1917-1929.
Resigned, president Chemical Securities Corporation, 1929-1932. Executive vice president Chemical Bank & Trust Company from 1932. Vice chairman of the executive committee Chemical Bank & Trust Company, chairman Trust Committee.
President Detroit International Bridge Company. Director Safety Car Heating & Lighting Company Life trustee Rutgers University (resigned 1944).