During his career he served in the following offices: chairperson, Mennonite Teacher's District Conference, Schönau, Taurida, Russia, 1896-1906; chairperson, Mennonite Teacher's Conference, Davlekanovo, Ufa, Russia, 1909-11; chairperson, Electoral District, Alexanderkrone, 1917; member of Molotschna Teachers' Association, 1917-19; member of Molotschna Mennonite Board of Education, 1917-19; member of Central Bureau, All Russian Mennonite Organization, 1919; chairperson, Sanitation District Committee, Seven Villages, 1922; chairperson, Ontario Mennonite Immigrant Committee, 1924; member of Central Mennonite Immigrant Committee of Canada, 1925-34, and secretary 1925-27; secretary, Board of Directors, German-English Academy at Rosthern, Saskatchewan, 1931-36; and chairperson, German Cultural Society, Rosthern, 1933-36.
Daniel taught in Mennonite schools in Russia for 28 years. He was founder of Landwirtschaftliche Schule at Gnadenfeld in 1922; member of the original Studienkommission (Commission for the study of possibilities for mass emigration); at Rosthern accountant of the Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization, 1924-26, and secretary-treasurer of the same, 1926-46.
During his years of residence in Russia he held the following positions as teacher: elementary school teacher, Schönau, Molotschna, 1896-1906; high-school teacher, Spat, Crimea, 1906-9; high-school teacher, Davlekanovo, Ufa, 1909-11; private teacher-student St. Petersburg, 1911-13; commercial school teacher, Alexanderkrone, Molotschna, 1913-22; principal-inspector, Commercial School, Alexanderkrone, 1920-22; high-school teacher, Gnadenfeld, Molotschna, 1922-23; principal, Agro. School, high school and elementary school, Gnadenfeld, 1923-24.
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