Admitted Indiana bar, 1913. Practiced law and engaged in general insurance business, from 1913, Kentland, 1940-1952. Owner, public Newton County Enterprise, 1928-1933.
Postmaster, Kentland, 1931-1935. Member of staff United States senate banking and currency committee, 1952-1954. Member Federal Home Loan Bank Board, 1954-1962.
Prospective attorney, Newton Company, 1944-1947. Attorney, Kentland, 1948-1952. Member school board, 1928-1932.