Party affiliation: Republican
Comptroller and secretary Board of Regents, University of California, 1912-1920 (resigned). President and general manager Rice Growers’ Association of California, Sacramento, 1921-1924 (resigned). President and managing director Sun-Maid Raisin Growers, Fresno, 1923-1928.
President and managing director Sunland Sales Coöperative Association, 1924-1928, farming. Engaged in mine development and operations in Inyo and Mono counties, California, 1934-1941. Project director, War Relocation Authority, Manzanar, 1942-1946.
Field director War Assets Administration since 1946. Federal food administrator for California, 1917-1919. Regent University of California, 1924-1930.
Director Chamber Commerce of the United States, 1925-1928.