Mason (32 degree, Shriner). Clubs: Westwood Country (director).
Teacher country school, Edgewood and Dietrich, Illinois, 1910-1913. With Western Union Telegraph Company, 1913-1916. Sales and sales training Goodrich Tire & Rubber Company, 1916-1921.
With American Petroleum Company, 1921-1925. Co-founder Allied Oil Corporation, Inc., Cleveland, 1925, company merged with Ashland Oil & Refining Company, 1948. Director Ashland Oil & Refining Company, American Independent Oil Corporation, American Petroleum Institute, Toledo, Peoria & Western R.R. Director in charge District II, Petroleum Administration for War, 1943-1945.