Party affiliation: Republican
Chief statistician Rand McNally & Company, San Francisco, 1925-1927. Investment analyst Tri-Continental Corporation, New York City, 1929-1930. Lecturer American Institute Banking, Los Angeles, 1932-1938, Institute Government, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1937, California School Design, Pasadena, 1937-1941.
Professor business economics, registrar California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1930-1941. Treasurer Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, Pasadena, 1937-1941, executive vice president, 1941-1945, Chairman of the Board, 1945-1965, president, 1945-1961. Vice chairman Bell & Howell Company, 1961-1966, director, 1960-1973, Royal Industries, Inc., 1965-1977, Security Pacific National Bank of Los Angeles, 1954-1975.
Chairman of the executive committee Lear Siegler, Inc., 1965-1973, director, 1954-1973. Special adviser Atomic Energy Commission, 1947-1949.
Member visiting committee for astronomy Harvard University, 1954-1964. Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1948-1949), California Institute Technology Associates, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Rotary (Pasadena) (president 1950-1951), Lincoln (Pasadena), Twilight (Pasadena) (president 1966-1967), Valley Hunt.