September 1973); children—Fay, Edna Ann, William Wylie, Gwen, Jack, Patricia. Office boy Eclipse Lumber Company, Belle Plaine, Iowa, 1907. Various positions with lumber companies, Toeterville, Iowa, 1908-1909, hardware business, Stanford, Montana, 1910-1916.
Organizer First National Bank, Geyser, Montana, 1916-1932. Assistant to president First National Bank of Great Falls (Montana), 1932, vice president, 1934, president, 1946-1954, Chairman of the Board, 1954-1968.