Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to Ohio bar, 1912, general practice of law, Springfield, O., 1912-1922. Prosecuting attorney, Clark County. O., 1922; director legal department, Illinois Agricultural Association and affiliated companies, Chicago, Illinois, 1923-1950.
General counsel American Farm Bureau Federation, Illinois Agricultural Association, Country Life Insurance Company, County Life Casualty Company, County Life Fire Company, Illinois Farm Supply corporation since 1931.