Civil engineer Union Sugar Company, 1914-1917. Engaged in building construction as individual contractor, 1921-1933. With Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc., since 1933, became vice president, 1940, senior vice president, 1945, vice Chairman of the Board, 1957. senior vice president manufacturing, from 1958.
Enlisted in Field Artillery, 1917. Served as Second lieutenant Infantry, later captain Engineering Corps, 1917-1921.
Born February 8, 1892