Private Secretary, M.H. de Young (publisher, Chronicle), 1884-1906. Appointed CensusTaker, San Francisco, 1910. Engaged in real estate and general insurance business, 1906-1909, 1914-1920.
Receiver of Public Moneys, United States Land Office, San Francisco, 1910-1914. Served, Grand Jury, San Francisco, 1910. Manager, State Real Estate Department, California, 1919-1920.
Naval Officer of Customs and Comptroller of Customs, since 1921. Republic and served under administrations of President Roosevelt, Taft, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover. President, Federation Business Men's Association, San Francisco, 1928.