Funeral director Minnedosa, Manitoba, 1953-1963. Minister of municipal affairs Province of Manitoba, 1961-1962, acting minister public works, 1962, minister public works, 1962-1963, minister highways public works, 1965-1967, premier, 1967-1969, president of council, minister federal provincial relations, 1967-1969. Leader Manitoba Progressive Conservative Party, 1967-1985.
Chairman Town Planning Commission, Minnedosa, Minnedosa District Hospital Association, 1954-1956. Deputy mayor Minnedosa Town Council, 1958-1959.