Chairman national finance committee, Democratic National Committee, 1948. Captain infantry, United States Army, overseas 1 year, World War I. Lieutenant colonel Infantry Reserve.
Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, West Virginia State Bar Association, Harrison County Bar Association, Association Bar City of New York, National Society Sons of the American Revolution, Reserve Officer Association United States, F.I.D.A.C. (vice president for United States 1933-1934), Rotary, Masons, Elks, Ravens, Metropolitan Army and Navy Club, Burning Tree Club, Chevy Chase Club, 1925 F. St. Club (Washington), Clarksburg Country Club, University Club, Metropolitan Club, Midday Club, Drug and Chemical Club, Recess Club (New York City, Bohemian Club (San Francisco), Delta Chi, Delta Sigma Rho, Tau Kappa Alpha.