Honorary trustee California Museum Foundation. Board overseers House Ear Institute. Trustee Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation.
Board directors Hoag Memorial Hospital. Co-founder, chairman emeritus, board directors Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic. Member board overseers University California, Irvine.
Founder, chairman emeritus, board directors Arnold and Mabel Beckman Found, 1977. With United States Marine Corps, 1918-1919. Fellow Association Clinical Scientists.
Member National Association of Manufacturers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles C. of Chamber (board director 1954-1958, president 1956), California City of C. (director, president 1967-1968), National Academy Engineering (Distinguished Honoree, 1986, Founders Award, 1987), American Institute Chemists (Gold medal 1987), Instrument Society of America (president 1952), American Chemical Society, Social Science Research Council, American Association Clinical Chemistry (honorary), Newcomen Society, Auto Club Southern California (board directors 1965-1973, honorary director since 1973), Sigma Xi, Delta Upsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon. Clubs: Newport Harbor Yacht, Pacific.