Party affiliation: Republican
Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska, 1897, A.M., 1898. Unmarried. Statistical expert, Bureau of Census, 1900-1904, and in charge of div. of methods and results, 1903-1904. Economist in charge investigations of monopolies, restraint of trade, and unfair methods of competition, Bureau of Corps.
(now Federal Trade Commission), 1904-1913. Practiced law in Chicago, 1913-1914, in San Francisco, 1914-1920, chiefly public utility law and the anti-trust acts. Attorney-examiner, hearing railroad-rate cases, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1920-1926.
Special attorney bureau of Internal Revenue, 1926-1927. Practiced law in Washington, District of Columbia, 1927-1935. Attorney Federal Trade Commission, 1938-1940, and since 1947.
Now in private practice.