Instructor mathematics U. Dubuque, summer 1931. Graduate assistant chemical, U. Iowa, 1931-1935. Instructor chemistry, George Washington University, 1935-1936.
Instructor organic chemistry University of Illinois, summer 1936. Instructor chemistry Washington State University, 1936-1941, assistant professor, 1941-1945, associate professor, 1945-1947, professor of chemistry, dean graduate school, 1947-1960, professor organic chemistry, 1960-1974. Visiting associate chemistry California Institute Technology, 1960-1961.
Visiting scholar University of California at Los Angeles, 1960-1961. Guest Massachusetts Institute Technology, summer 1961. Board of directors Washington Division American Cancer Society, 1948-1971, vice president, 1958, member Executive Committee, 1961-1970, chairman public education committee, 1961-1968.
Fellow Iowa Academy Science, American Institute Chemists, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Chemical Society (past chairman and councilor, Washington-Idaho border section), N.W. Science Association (past chairman mathematics-physics-chemical section), New York Academy Science, International Platform Association, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Pi Kappa Delta.
Born February 4, 1910