Party affiliation: Democrat
Teacher history Syracuse University, University of Pennsylvania, 1926-1932. Newspaper and labor relations positions, 1932-1942. Member Wisconsin legislature, 1936-1942.
With War Production Board, 1942-1944. Member 79th, 81st United States congresses, 5th Wisconsin District. Public relations counsellor, lecturer, writer.
Special assistant to secretary interior, 1951-1952. Director department legislation American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1956-1982, chairman staff commission on atomic energy. Member labor-management advising committee Atomic Energy Commission.
Member management-labor textile advising committee Department Commerce, 1961-1982. Member Presidential Task Force on Career Advancement, 1966-1967. Member consumer commission on automobile insurance and compensation Department Transportation.
Member of national petroleum advising committee Department Interior. Labor adviser American delegation General Agreement of Tariff and Trades Conference, 1957, 61.