With Besser Company, Alpena, Michigan, from 1933, beginning as mechanic, successively sales executive, personnel director, export manager, 1937-1955, vice president, 1946-1965, president, from 1965, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, from 1977. Director Michigan Mutual Insurance Company, Detroit. Board of directors Northern Michigan Development Council.
Chairman Alpena chapter American Red Cross. Organizer United Fund. Fund chairman Boy Scouts.
Board of directors Alpena Public Schools. Trustee Olivet College.