Bachelor of Arts, Campion College, 1921; student priesthood, St. Paul Seminary, Minnesota, to 1925; Doctor of Laws, Loras College, 1947; Doctor of Laws, Clarke College, 1975.
Ordained priest, Roman Catholic Church, 1925;
curate, Nativity Church, Dubuque, Iowa., 1925-1926;
chancellor and secretary, Archdiocese of Dubuque, 1926-1951;
vicar general, Archdiocese of Dubuque, 1944-1952;
officialis, Archdiocese of Dubuque, 1950-1951;
prothonotary apostolic, Archdiocese of Dubuque, 1952;
papal chamberlain, Archdiocese of Dubuque, 1934;
domestic prelate, Archdiocese of Dubuque, 1945;
irremovable rector, St. Patrick's Parish, Dubuque, 1952-1956;
pastor, St. Patrick's Parish, Dubuque, 1966-1972;
dean, Dubuque Roman Catholic Clergy, 1952-1956;
president, Loras College, Dubuque, 1956-1966;
special assistant to president for development, Loras College, Dubuque, 1972-1988. Chaplain Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, 1926-1931, Mount Loretto, Dubuque, 1931-1952. Vice president, treasurer Archdiocese Dubuque, Inc., 1944-1952, archdiocesanconsultor, 1944-1981.
Vice president Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Dubuque. Director The Witness, Catholic Charities, Inc., 1944-1952.
Served Students Army Training Corps., World War I. Member American Legion (past chaplain Dubuque post), C.O.F., Delta Epsilon Sigma. Clubs: Knights of Columbus.