Student, Iowa State College, 1913-1915; student, Cornell Univercity, 1915-1916.
Vice president, Harrison Construction Company, Des Moines, 1919-1925; secretary, board directors, McAlear Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1919-1925; partner, McDonnell & Miller manufacturers boiler controls and water-feeders, Chicago, 1925-1929; chairman, McDonnell & Miller manufacturers boiler controls and water-feeders, Chicago, from 1929.
First lieutenant 301st Heavy Tank Corps American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. Member American Society Heating and Ventilating Engineers, Iowa State Engineers' Society, Tavern Club, Athletic Club, Evanston Golf Club, Lake Geneva CountryClub, Masons (32d degree), Snriners, Beta Theta Pi. M C.
Married Esther Sanders Raplee, October 9, 1925. 1 child, Eileen.