Party affiliation: Republican
Salesman, United Screw & Bolt Corporation, 1929-1931, United States Steel Corporation, 1931-1938. Salesman Sharon Steel Corporation (Pennsylvania), 1938-1940, district manager sales, 1940-1946, general manager sales, 1946-1947, vice president, general manager sales, 1947-1949. Assistant to executive vice president Acme Steel Company, Chicago, 1950-1951, assistant to president, 1952, vice president, 1953-1958, executive vice president sales, 1958-1960, president, chief Executive officer, chairman of the executive committee, 1961-1964, director, 1954-1964.
Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer Interlake Steel Corporation (merger Acme Steel Company and Interlake Iron Corporation 1964), 1964-1969, Chairman of the Board, 1969-1971, also director, member Executive Committee.