Student in public schools.
With, Stratton & Terstegge Company, Louisville, from 1913; chairman, Stratton & Terstegge Company, Louisville, from 1960. Board directors Liberty National Bank & Trust Company.
Member of the Chamber of Commerce, Louisville Amphitheatre Association (board directors), Louisville Theatrical Association (board directors), Rotary, Audubon Country Club, Pendennis Club.
Married Anne Murnan, November 20, 1919 (deceased 1956). Children: Martha Anne, Floy Gates, Mary. Married Dorothy C. Besten, April 15, 1961.