Party affiliation: Republican
Began in banking business with Mississippi Valley Trust Company, St. Louis, 1900. Clearing house bank examiner, 1908-1911. Nat. bank examiner, 1911-1914.
Class C director Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 1914-1915. Vice president 3d National Bank of St. Louis, 1915-1919. Vice president 1st National Bank of St. Louis, 1919-1927, president 1928-1948, chairman since 1948.
Director Missouri Pacific Railroad, American Automobile Insurance Company, Securities Investment Company, United Wood Heel Company, Monsanto Chemical Company, Southwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, General American Life Insurance Company, American Central Insurance Company Chairman Liberty Loan Campaign, World War.
Born January 19, 1877