Doctor of Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1913; student, United States Naval Medical School, Washington, 1914.
Appointed assistant surgeon, United States Navy, May 30, 1914;
commissioned lieutenant commander, United States Navy, February 1, 1918. Served in various parts of the world. Lecturer on medical history United States Naval Medical School, 1933-1937.
Executive officer United States Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbour,1937-1939. Senior medical officer of the United States Naval Hospital Ship Relief, Pacific Theater during Marshall Island and Marianas Islands campaign, 1944.
Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Medical Association, Association of Military Surgeons, Minnesota History Society, Masons, Order of the Carabao, Army and Navy Club (Washington). Liars Club (Burlington, Wisconsin), Theta Kappa Phi.
Married Winifred Emily Stiles, September 27, 1916. Children: Louis H., Richard S.L.