Bachelor of Science, Cornell, 1916.
Became president Falstaff Brewing Corporation, 1938, now chairman of the board of directors. Director Boatmen’s National Bank of St. Louis since 1939.
Served in United States Navy Reserve, 1918. Member of the United States Brewers Foundn. (member board), Org-Brewing Industry Inc., Chamber of Commerce, Delta Tau Delta, Municipal Theatre Association, Philharmonic Society, St. Louis Symphony Society.
Clubs: University, Rotary, Missouri Duck Hunters Association, Ducks Unlimited, Noonday, Racquet, Cornell (St. Louis, New York), Missouri Athletic Association, Catholic, Riding Trails Association.
Married Mary E. O’Donnell, January 3, 1918. Children: Barbara (Mistress George Erker), Mary (Mistress Paul V. von Gontard), Joseph E., Betty (Mistress Girard Munsch), Alvin F., Edmund, Ann, John Alexis.