Trustee Bristol Girls' Club Association. Board directors New England Legal Foundation, 1986-1990, New England Council, 1980-1983, Junior Achievement North Central Connecticut, 1980-1990. Nominee for Congress, 1st Congressional District Connecticut, 1954.
Republican town chairman Bristol, 1953-1955. Member Connecticut Senate from 5th District, 1958-1962, 8th District, 1966-1970, minority leader, 1969. Governor's Clean Water Task Force, 1966-1967.
Board directors Community Council of Capital Region, 1975-1977, Hartford Symphony Society, 1971-1978, Council on Employment and Fair Taxation, 1978-1980, Business Coalition on Health, 1983-1988, Connecticut Public Expenditure Council, 1979-1985. Trustee American Clock and Watch Museum, Environmental Learning Centers Connecticut Inc., The Family Center. Board trustees New England Air Museum.
Corporator Institute of Living, Hartford, Bristol Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, Hartford Hospital. Co-chair Connecticut Children's Medical Cap. Campaign, chairman CBIA, 1982-1993.
Board directors Connecticut Economic Development Corporation Served as aviation cadet United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, American Judicature Society, American Arbitration Association, Bristol History Society, Newcomen Society, Connecticut Business and Industry Association (past chairman, director), Metro Hartford C. of Chamber (board directors, executive committee since 1991), American Legion, Elks, Economic Club New York City, Farmington Country Club, Chippanee Golf Club (Annapolis, Maryland), Yatch Club.