Student, University Kansas, 1917-1918.
With, Herbert V. Jones & Company, 1919;
junior partner, Herbert V. Jones & Company, 1924;
junior partner, Herbert V. Jones & Company (company became incorporated), 1934;
executive vice president, Herbert V. Jones & Company (company became incorporated), 1939-1944;
president, Herbert V. Jones & Company (company became incorporated), 1944-1972;
chairman, Byron Shutz Company, from 1973;
president, Companion Investments, Inc. Advisory director Boatmen's First National Bank Kansas City. Board directors Farm & Home Savings Association.
Advertising director Real Estate Board, Kansas City, 1927-1930, president, 1934-1935. Appointed by Governor F.C. Donnell as 1 of 3 original Missouri real estate commissioner, 1941-1945. Board directors First National Bank.
Chairman War Fund Campaign of Kansas City-Jackson County chapter, American Red Cross, 1944, member chapter board directors, 1945-1946, chapter chairman, 1945, 46, chairman national nominating committee, 1948, member Midwestern area advisory council, honorary member chapter board directors. Board governors American Royal Live Stock and Horse Show. Board directors Starlight Theatre Association.
Society fellows Nelson Gallery Foundation. Trustee Andrew Drumm Institute, Jacob L. Loose and Ella C. Loose Charity Funds, University Kansas Endowment Association. Honorary director Rockhurst College.
Member Missouri Real Estate Association (organizer 1936, past president), Mortgage Bankers Association American (president 1939-1940, life member board governors, member past president advisory council. Trustee Research and Educational Trust Fund), Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (past director), Bankers Association of America (past president), United States Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Art, American Society Real Estate Counselors, Midwest Research Institute (director, trustee, advisory), Phi Kappa Psi. Lodges: Masons, Jesters.
Son of; married Maxine Christopher, December 27, 1924. Children: Byron Christopher, Laura Ann Shutz Cray, Susanne Shutz Curry.