Fruit grower, Medford, Oregon, 1910-1914. Partner Hornblower & Weeks-Hemphill, Noyes, investment bankers, New York City, 1914-1974. On government business England, Sweden, Finland, Spain and Portugal, 1942-1943.
Chief Motion Picture Bureau (domestic branch) O.W.I., 1943-1944. Special representative United States Government to Sweden, April 1944. Ambassador to Poland, 1947, Egypt, 1948, Argentine, 1949, Spain, 1951-1952.
Commissioner American Red Cross, Pacific Ocean Areas, 1944-1945. Trustee Cornell Univercity, American History Society. Board directors Memorial Hospital, National Hospital for Speech Disorders.