With engineering department Union Pacific Railroad, 1902-1903. With Pierre (South Dakot) National Bank since 1903, serving successively as clerk, assistant cashier and cashier until 1920, president, 1920-1949. Chairman of the Board since 1949.
Director Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 1939-1951. President South Dakot Bankers Association, 1937-1938. Appointed member board Governors Smaller War Plants Corporation, Region 12, Minneapolis, June 1943.
Chairman local Selective Service Board, 1940-1945.
Born July 31, 1878