Advertising staff Oregon Journal, Portland, 1926-1928, Oregonian, Portland, 1930. Manager radio station KAST, Astoria, Oregon, 1943-1957. Oregon senator Clatsop County, 1948-1956.
Governor of Oregon, 1956-1958. Business and public relations consultant, from 1958. Chairman Gearhart School Board, 1942-1948, Clatsop Rural School Board, 1947-1948.
Vice chairman district council Boy Scouts American, 1948-1949. Chairman Astoria Community Chest, 1940. Named Oregon Man of the Year in Education, 1953.
Born March 11, 1909