Began as receiving clerk Pratt & Lambert, Inc., 1908, later purchasing agent, secretary and senior vice president, president, 1930-1952, Chairman of the Board, since 1952, director, since 1926. Director Waggener Paint Company, Dibble Color Company, Kolbe Paint Company, Salt Lake Glass & Paint Company, Cleveland Paint and Color Company, Hatfield Paint Company. Member of advisory board Erie County Savings Bank, Forest Lawn Cemetery.
President, board directors Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo. Member senior advisory board Marine Trust Company Western New York.