Taught school, Columbia, 1885-1888. Practiced law, Greenville, South Carolina., member firm of Haynsworth & Parker, 1888-1897. Since engaged in cotton manufacturing, banking, and other business enterprises, 1911.
President Parker Cotton Mills Compnay. Vice-president Piedmont Savings & Investment Company. Member Executive Committee American Home Fire Insurance Company, and Southeastern Life Insurance Company Ex-president American Cotton Manufacturers’ Association.