Party affiliation: Republican
Came to the United States, 1911, naturalized, 1919. Employed by various German works learning profession, 1904-1911. Instructor and assistant, department metallurgy Institute Technology, Berlin, 1910-1911.
Metallurgist American Steel & Wire Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1911-1912. Various positions Blast Furnace Department, South Works, Illinois Steel Company, Chicago, 1912-1917, superintendent, 1917-1925, assistant general superintendent S. Works, 1925-1935, general superintendent, 1935. Manager operations, Chicago District, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1935-1937.
Vice president operations, director United States Steel Corporation of Delaware Pittsburgh, 1938-1943. President, Geneva Steel Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1943-1951. Director United States Steel Corporation of Delaware, 1947-1951.
Consultant Koppers Company, Inc., since 1952. Compulsory military service Imperial German Army heavy artillery, 1905.