Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1904. Secretary Municipal Voters’ League, Buffalo, New York, 1905-1908, Citizens’ Union, New York, 1908-1909, City Club, New York, 1909-1917. Assistant to the chairman Association of Railway Executives, 1917-1922.
Vice chairman Committee on Public Relations of the Eastern Railroads, 1923-1927. Was partner investment house Jas. H. Oliphant & Company.
Vice-president, director of sales, Baldwin Locomotive Works (Philadelphia), 1931-1938.