Naturalized United States citizen, 1941. Attended summer school of League of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 1925. Staff of Pickering College, Ontario, Canada, 1927-1928.
Studied folk high schools and rural reconstruction work. Denmark and India, 1928. Organized adult agricultural education for International Young Men’s Christian Association, Korea, 1928-1934.
Associate professor economics Iowa State College, 1937-1943. Economist of board of Governors Federal Reserve System, 1944-1945. Department of state economics adviser to Lieutenant General Hodge in Korea, February 4, 1946, United States commissioner on United States-The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Joint Commission, 1946 and 1947, with personal rank of minister of United States of America.
Appointed chief of E.C.A. special mission to Korea September 24, 1948. appointed chief of the United States special technical and economic mission to Thailand, 1950. Appointed chief Far Eastern section Federal Reserve Board, August 1951. Author: Eonomic Nationalism and the Farmer, 1938.
Economics of Soil Conservation, 1942. Also of bulletins and articles in various publications.