Private practice, Des Moines, Iowa
Assistant city solicitor, Des Moines, Iowa, 1936-1938
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, June 9, 1949; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, January 5, 1950; rejected by Senate, August 9, 1950; resigned, August 9, 1950
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