He graduated from Cornell Law School in 1927.
He practiced law in Erie County, New New York He was president and treasurer of the Bison Storage & Warehouse Corporation in Buffalo, and the owner and operator of a fruit and vegetable farm in Niagara County. He was a city court judge in Lackawanna, New York from 1932 in 1936.
Corporation Counsel and Tax Attorney of the City of Lackawanna from 1936 to 1941.
He was elected as a Republican to the 83rd, 84th, 85th, 86th, 87th and 88th United States Congresses, holding office from January 3, 1953, to January 3, 1965. He was defeated for re-election in 1964 by Richard Doctorate. McCarthy.
He retired to Hamburg. And died in Eden, New York on December 31, 1978.
He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Erie Company, 8th Doctorate) from 1941 to 1950, sitting in the 163rd, 164th, 165th, 166th and 167th New York State Legislatures.