Went to Kansas, 1856. Enlisted under Jim Lane in the Kansas war for free state. Was in numerous skirmishes.
Lived Chase County, Kansas, 6 years. Was company surveyor, company superintendent schools and justice of peace. Went to Bureau Company, Illinois, enlisted Company C, 93d Illinois Vols., in Civil War.
Mustered out, 1865; slightly wounded at Vicksburg. Went to Ainsworth, Iowa. Member Methodist Episcopal Church.
Was 1st abolitionist, then Republican, Prohibitionist, then United Christian party, which he helped to organize at Davenport, Iowa, 1898. Was candidate lieutenant governor, Iowa, 1899. Nominee for President, United Christian Party, 1900.
Member National Committee same. Home: Stratford, Texas Deceased.