Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, University Wyoming, 1934. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Wyoming, 1965.
Chairman Teton County Board of Commissioners, Jackson, Wyoming, 1943-1951. President University Wyoming Board of Trustees, Laramie, 1955-1963. Commissioner Snake River, Idaho, Wyoming, Columbia Interstate, 1943-1950.
President Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1953-1955. Chairman Secretary of Agriculture Advisory committee, Washington, 1956-1962. Vice president Jackson State Bank, Jackson, 1953-1969.
Governor State of Wyoming, Cheyenne, 1963-1966. United States Senator from Wyoming Washington, 1967-1978. Owner Hansen Ranch, Jackson Hole.
Member Committee on Federalism Washington 1981. Board directors Pacific Power & Light Portland, 1979-1983, 1st Wyoming Bank Corporation Cheyenne 1979-1983.
Trustee, University Wyoming, 1946-1963. Member University Wyoming Foundation. Board directors emeritus Mountain States Legal Foundation, Gottsche Foundation Rehabilitation Center.
Trustee emeritus Buffalo Bill History Association, Political Economy Research Center. Chairman steering committee Jefferson Energy Foundation. Member Masons (33 degree).
Married Martha Elizabeth Close, September 24, 1934. Children: Mary Elizabeth (deceased 1996), Peter Arthur.