Party affiliation: Republican
Began as office boy Consolidated Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 1900, chief accountant, 1905-1908. Railroad and irrigation construction, Virginia, Colorado and Montana, 1908-1918. Superintendent operations Valier (Montana) Irrigation Project, 1912-1917.
Cashier 1st National Bank, Valier, 1917-1921. Deputy commissioner of insurance, Montana, 1927-1930. Assistant secretary-assistant treasurer Northwestern Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Minneapolis, 1930-1933, vice president, treasurer and director, 1933-1941, president and director 1941-1958.
Assistant secretary-assistant treasurer Twin City Fire Insurance Co, 1930-1933, vice-president, director, 1933-1961. Manager N.W. department Hartford Fire Insurance Company Group, Underwriters Salvage Company (Chicago Honorary chief Minneapolis Fire Department.
Denomination: Roman Catholic