Party affiliation: Republican
Chairman board Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Inc., Piedmont Mortgage Company, Washington. Director Virginia Industries, Inc., Washington Star Communications, Inc. Member of advisory board International Business Machines Corporation, Hilton Hotels.
American ambassador to Belgium, 1957-1959. Former member of the Board of Governors New York Stock Exchange. Chairman Republican National Finance Committee 1955-1957, 60-61.
General chairman Washington Community Chest, 1940. Chairman District of Columbia chapter American Red Cross, 1942, honorary chairman. Member Washington Cathedral.
President Investment Bankers Association American, 1943-1945.