In cattle business, 1912-1915. In retail automobile and automobile finance business, Cleveland, Ohio, from 1920. President Birkett L. Williams Company, Manark Securities, Inc.
Director Public Safety, City of Cleveland from 1952. Appointed regional administrator for West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, Office of Price Administration, January 1942. Resigned October 1945.
Past president Cleveland Associate Charities. Past director National Automobile Dealers Association. Director, past president Cleveland Automotive Trade Chairman's Association Greater Cleveland Red Cross.
Chairman of the Board Better Business Bureau of Cleveland. Member executive council Boy Scouts of America (Cleveland chapter). Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi.