Began with Bank of Union, Nebraska, 1902. Served part time with Columbia National Bank, Lincoln, later with First National Bank, 1907-1909. With Northwest Trust and Safe Deposit Company, Seattle, Washington, 1909-1917, advancing to assistant cashier.
Identified with Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco since 1917, as cashier branches at Portland, Oregon, Salt Lake City, Utah, Seattle, Washington, and managing director Spokane Branch, 1926-1938. Managing director Portland Branch, 1939-1946, vice president, 1947-1950.