Party affiliation: Democrat
Began as reporter Muscatine (Iowa) Journal, 1900, later city editor, managing editor, and publisher, 1907-1915. Public Davenport Democrat, 1915-1930. Now public Lincoln (Nebraska) Star.
Vice president Lee Syndicate, consisting of 11 newspapers in Middle West. Trustee Iowa Wesleyan College.
Born September 23, 1878