Party affiliation: Republican
1 daughter, Janet (Mistress Carl West, Junior). Married second, Maybelle Nordness, 1921. Children—John, Paul, Robert Joseph, Hal Pond.
Began with Crane Company, 1903. With J. H. Matthes Company, 1904, Idaho Placer Company, 1909-1911, Crane Creek Land & Irrigation Company, 1911-1913. Chief engineer American Cyanamid Company, 1913-1914, general superintendent, 1914-1917, vice president and director, since 1947, president North American Cyanamid, Ltd.
Vice-president, director Arizona Chemical Company, Porocel Corporation. Director Southern Minerals, Southern Pipeline, Southern Petroleum corporations, Berbice Limited company.