Sons of the American Revolution Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
Y. Secretary, Lincoln Retail Grocers Association, 1888-1890, Retail Merchants Association of Iowa, Nebraska & Kansas, 1889, Lincoln Branch, Nebraska State Business Men's Association, 1890. Secretary, manager, Nebraska Credit Company, 1893- 1903. Member, Lincoln City Council, 1901-1906.
Elected Representative, Nebraska Legislature, 34th District, since 1928. Organized, Lincoln Voters Municipal League (which drafted and elected outstanding and representative men to city offices and gave Lincoln, Nebraska a clean city govt, for 30 years), 1900. As Councilman, led fight for Municipal electric light plant and dollar gas (the dollar gas ordinance was sustained by Supreme Court of the United States Court and over $500,000 in rebates paid to gas consumers).
Managed campaign that carried Lincoln, Nebraska dry by a thousand majority, 1910.