Party affiliation: Democrat
Heavy equipment operator W.E. Wylie Construction Company, Minneapolis. Los Angeles, 1962—1963, Swingen Construction, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1970—1973. Managing director Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Construction Company, Cass Lake, 1973—2976.
President Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Chairman White Earth Band Chippewa Indians. Member International Union Operating Engineers American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1962—1974.
Served with United States Army, 1956-1959.
Denomination: Roman Catholic