Party affiliation: Democrat
Began as clerk with S. F. Bowser & Company (now Bowser, Inc.) manufacturers of meters, pumps, tanks and liquid control systems, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1898-1908, manager collection department, 1908-1918 office manager, 1918-1920, assistant secretary and treasurer, 1918-1925, secretary, 1925-1927, secretary and treasurer 1927-1937, executive vice president and treasurer, 1937-1945, Chairman of the Board since 1945. Chairman, Board Of Directors Johnson Fare Box Company, Chicago, Illinois, since 1932. Vice-president, director Fostoria Screw corporation since 1941.
Executive vice president and director 8. F. Bowser Company Ltd. (Toronto) since 1936.
Vice-president and director Eagle Lock Company, Terryville, Connecticut, since 1943. Admitted to Indiana bar, 1929. Director Young Men’s Christian Association (Fort Wayne), Fort Wayne Methodist Hospital.
Born February 9, 1877