Student, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1909-1910; Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1914.
Grocer's clerk, Shelbyville, 1906-1909;
foreman, Burson Knitting Company, Rockford, Illinois, 1910-1911;
instructor local high school, Little Rock, 1914-1915;
personnel director, Montgomery Ward & Company, Chicago, 1915-1921;
general operating manager, Halsey Stuart & Company, Chicago, 1921-1933;
vice president, Halsey Stuart & Company, Chicago, 1933-1944;
president, board directors, Washington Properties, Inc., 1944-1953;
Chairman of the Board, Washington Sheraton Corporation, 1953-1956. Member of advisory board for branches American Security and Trust Company. Labor specialist Council National Defense, 1917, Emergency Fleet Corporation, 1918.
Manager personnel Quartermaster corpus, United States army, 1918.
Member Citizen's Advisory Committee on Public Works. Chairman Cherry Blossom Festival, 1953, 54, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, from 1958. Governor Better Business Bureau.
Board directors Metropolitan Police Boy's Club, District of Columbia Building Code Advisory Committee. Member Washington Board Trade, Washington Real Estate Board, American, Washington (president 1946-1953, board directors), International hotel associations, President's Cup Regatta Association (board directors), Minimum Wage and Industrial Safety Boards (governor), Greater National Capital Executive Committee, Tau Kappa Epsilon, South Shore Country Club, Executives Club, Congressional Country Club, Carlton Club, Kiwanis, Circus Saints and Sinners.
Married Lucile Lyon, August 27, 1914. Children: Amorita Lucile, Rhoda Frances. Married Catherine Hughes Hall, December 23, 1950.