Educational public schools, Portland Doctor of Laws (honorary), Oregon State College, 1946; Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Portland, 1950.
Reporter, Morning Oregonian, Portland associated with, Lumberman's Bank, Portland, 1911; vice president, United States National Bank (merger with Lumberman's Bank), Portland, 1917-1928; Chairman of the Board, United States National Bank (merger with Lumberman's Bank), Portland, 1960-1963; vice president, Iron Fireman Manufacturing Company, Portland, 1928-1945. Board directors American Mail Line. President Oregon War Industries, Inc., 1941-1945.
Past member Oregon State Board Higher Education Lieutenant colonel American Expeditionary Force. Member Masons, Shriners, Waverley Country Club, Multnomah Club, Athletic Club, Arlington Club, University Club.
Son of; married Florence Knapp, March 10, 1923. Children: Edward Curf, Thomas Knapp.