Bachelor of Science, South Dakot State College, 1910. Distinguished Service in Business Award. United States.D.; Doctor of Science (honorary), South Dakot State University, 1963.
Entered grain business with father, firm of The Sexauer Company, Brookings, South Dakot, 1911, became secretary-treasurer, 1915, president, 1943-1962, chairman also engaged in livestock and grain farming operations.
Served with military police, 1918. Past president Grain and Feed Dealers National Association, American Seed Trade Association, Greater South Dakota Association Director, vice president and chairman agricultural committee United States Chamber of Commerce. Chairman State Republican delegation National Convention, 1936.
Member Minneapolis Grain Exchange.
Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Minneapolis, Rotary.
Married Cecile Irene Welch, June 28, 1916. Children: Dorothy Jean (Mistress Hal Chase), Robert Sargeant.