Republican candidate Massachusetts state legislature, 1960. Ward chairman to elect Edward W. Brooke attorney general Massachusetts, 1962, 64. Board directors Story County (Iowa) Cancer Society, 1976-1981.
Chairman Story County, Lincoln Township Representatives, 1992, 94. Active Church of Christ, United Methodist Church With Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Iowa Newspaper Association, National Newspaper Association, American Legion (post Commander 1982-1983), University Iowa Alumni Association.