Party affiliation: Republican
Entered banking business, Madison, South Dakot, 1894. Moved to Portland, Oregon, 1904. President Security Abstract & Trust Company, Portland, 1905-1908.
Organizer, and president Title & Trust Company, 1908-1919. President Hibernia Commercial & Savings Bank from 1919. President Portland Clearing House Association, 1927.
Director Portland Branch Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Title & Trust Company, Mortgage Guarantee Company, Portland Remedial Loan Association.