111. State Bar Association. Ancient Tribe of Sheiks. Masons; Odd Fellows Club: Toulon Civic.
Kewanee, 111. Active part in overthrow of Townsleyism, North Dakota, 1916-1921. Chairman, Company 4 minister men during World War. Elected States Attorney, McKenzie Company, North Dakota, 1920.
Re-elected 1922. Elected States Attorney, Stark Company, 111., 1928. Prosecutor in notorious Torch Murder Case, 1929. Admitted to bar 1910.