Party affiliation: Republican
Principal Creston (Iowa) High School, 1895-1896, Marshalltown (Iowa) High School, 1896-1899. Assistant secretary Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, 1900-1903. Assistant secretary New York Charity Organization Society, 1903-1907.
General secretary Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 1907-1920. Executive director Child Welfare League of America, since 1921. Chairman of one of four sections of White House Conference on Child Health and Protection, 1930.
Representative of the United States at Pan.-American Child Welfare Congress, Havana, 1927.