Admitted to New Mexico bar, 1913, and engaged in general practice at Albuquerque, 1913-1928. Served as general counsel for First National Bank, First Savings Bank & Trust Company, Occidental Life Insurance Company. President Occidental Life Insurance Company, 1927-1956, chairman board, 1956-1959, chairman emeritus, since 1959.
President Peninsular Life Insurance Company, 1934-1959, Chairman of the Board, since 1959. Vice president United States Chamber of Commerce 1949-1952, president, 1952-1953.