Party affiliation: Republican
Clerk, car distributor transportation department, statistician, chief clerk mechanic department Member of Parliament R.R., St. Louis, 1894-1911. Secretary to president P.H. Murphy Company, Pittsburgh, 1911-1913, plant manager, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 1913-1914, sales agent, St. Louis, 1915-1917. Vice president Standard Railway Equipment Company, Chicago, 1918-1920, president, 1920-1944, chairman since 1944.
Vice-president, director Standard Railway Equipment Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1939-1943, president, director, 1943-1948, Chairman of the Board since 1948.