Born Elmore, Minnesota, January 9, 1902. Graduated from University of Minnesota College of Law 1925. 1924-1931, counsel, Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis; 1933-1970, Professor of Law, University of Minnesota, and Dean of Law School 1948-1955; Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law 1971; Secretary, State Judicial Council, 1937-1951. Appointed Associate Justice of Minnesota Supreme Court in October of 1942, serving for the balance of that year and then returned to the University as Professor of Law. Died February 5, 1997.