Party affiliation: Republican
City engineer Cedar Falls and Waterloo, Iowa, 1899-1901. Chief engineer Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern Railway during construction, 1901-1902. Successively instructor, professor, and head department civil engineering, State University of Iowa, 1902-1950, acting dean of Engineering College, 1935-1936.
Cons. practice also general contractor. Construction engineering Moline Airport, Iowa City Municipal Swimming Pool. Major of engrs., United States Army, November 1917.
Commanding officer 3d Battalion, 23d Engineers, in France, March-December 1918. Engineer of bridges with 1st Army. Honorary discharged, January 6, 1919.
Lieutenant colonel Engineer O.R.C.
Born April 25, 1874