Party affiliation: Democrat
Began career as mining engineer and geologist with Phelps Dodge Corporation, Arizona, 1908-1917, assistant general superintendent and general superintendent, Bisbee. Arizona, 1917-1922; consulting engineer in New York, since 1923. President and director Verde Exploration, Ltd.
Director New Jersey Zinc Company, San Manuel Copper Company, Campbell Chibougamau Mines, Limited, Magma Copper Company.
Member Harriman Mission and Mission for Economics Affairs in London, representing War Shipping Administration and Combined Production and Resources Board, 1942-1944. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (past president), Mining and Metallurgical Society America, Society Economics Geologists, Academy Political Science, New York, American Academy Political Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Canadian Institute Mining and Metallurgy. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Harvard, University, Down Town Association, Mining, Richmond County.