Party affiliation: Republican
- With Merchants National Bank, Cedar Rapids, since 1910, successively as clerk, assistant cashier, vice president, president, Chairman of the Board, from 1946, chairman of the executive committee, from 1966. Director Iowa National Mutual Insurance Company, Cedar Rapids, J.S. Cook Company, Iowa Electric Light & Power Company, Iowa Manufacturing Company, City National Bank Cedar Rapids. Trustee, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa.