Party affiliation: Republican
One daughter, Eleanor Louise (Mistress Dunbar). Instructor of history, Coraopolis (Pennsylvania) Senior High School, 1929-1939, Pittsburgh Academy Evening School, 1938. Member 76th to 82d Congresses, 30th Pennsylvania District, 83-87th Congresses, 29th Pennsylvania District.
Member of 88th-91st Congresses 18th District Pennsylvania. Youngest sheriff of Allegheny County, 1941-1945. Former editor, public North Pittsburgh Times.
Owner professional basketball team P.Hs. Raiders, 1940s. United States representative North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentarians Conference, 1957-1960, awarded Wallace research fellowship in history, University of Pittsburgh, 1927-1929.