Student, William Jewell College, 1922—1925. Bachelor of Arts Illinois, 1926. Juris Doctor, Washington University, 1929.
Prospective attorney Marion County, Missouri, 1930—1932. Judge 10th Circuit Court Missouri, 1939—1942. Partner Rendlen, Rendlen, Ahrens, Browne & Rendlen, Hannibal, since 1930.
Served to lieutenant Commander United States Coast Guard, 1942-1946.
Member of American Bar Association, Rotary Club, 10th Circuit Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Odd Fellows Club, Elks Club.
Married Margaret Gray, March 7, 1913.