Student, St. Andrew's College, 1907-1910.
In business, from 1916; secretary-treasurer, Burrard Dry Dock Limited company, 1921-1929; president, Burrard Dry Dock Limited company, from 1929; president, Yarrows, Ltd., Victoria, B.C. vice president, Cassiar Packing Company Ltd. lieutenant governor of B.C., 1955-1956. Director Crown Life Insurance Company, Canada Trust Company, B.C. Telephone Сompany, Ltd., Evans, Coleman & Evans, Ltd., British Pacific Properties, Ltd.
Member Industrial Defense Board Served as private 5th battalion Canadian Army, 1914-1916, honorary colonel British Columbia Regiment (Distric.O.) 13th Armoured Regiment. Member Canada Industrial Preparedness Association (honorary member council), Vancouver Club, Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Vancouver Rowing Club, Capilano Golf Club, Union Club (Victoria), Racquet and Tennis Club (New York ), Mount Royal Club (Montreal), Washington Athletic (Seattle).
Married Charlotte Hazel Chapman, September 12, 1916. Children: Richard, David.