Married Henrietta Duvall on Mar. 21 1898. Educated at Omaha High School and worked at his fathers grocery from 1895-1915. In 1915 he became the manager. In 1920 became the president of the Omaha Retail Grocers Association, in 1934-1935 was a member of the executive committee of the Chamber of Commerce. Was also chairman of the camp property of the BSA at Fremont and a president of the Nebraska Humane Society. Lived at 671 N 57th Street.