Served, Justice of Peace, City Clerk, City Solicitor, President School Board, 1877-1887. Prospective Attorney, Cerro Gordo Company, Iowa, 1887-1892. Appointed Judge, District Company, 12th Judicial District, Iowa, 1908.
Elected, same, 1908; reelected ever since. Served, member, Official Board, Master of Engineering. Church, Mason City, Iowa.
Member. President of Board Trustees, same. President, local Young Men's Christian Association, 10 years. Served. President, Alumni Association, State University of Ta.