Educated Cincinnati Institute of Technology and University of Cincinnati.
Was connected with various companies as mechanic and industrial engineer. Superintendent Charles Williams Stores, New York, 1913-1915. Formerly general manager Montgomery Ward & Company, Chicago.
President Tillotson Manufacturing Company, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and New York, Vice-President George W. Goethals & Company. President Dodge Manufacturing Corporation, Mishawaka, Indiana, since 1923. President Mishawaka Housing Corporation, Penn Finance and Building Company.
Married Nellie Baumes, May 12, 1902. Children: Elizabeth W., John B., George C., Robert, Helen.