Engaged in practice of law, Los Angeles, 1912-1917. Trust counsel Title Insurance & Trust Company, Los Angeles, 1917-1919. With Secretary First National Bank and its predecessors, since 1919, president, 1946-1955, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1962, now chairman emeritus, director.
Director Los Angeles Investment Company.
Member Los Angeles (president 1946), California State (president 1949-1950), cs of c. American (president 1950-1951), California (president 1942-1943) bankers associations, Merchants. and Manufacturers Association (director), Delta Chi. Clubs: California, University, Los Angeles Country, Bel-Air Bay, Rotary.