Party affiliation: Democrat
Began as shipper of live stock, 1882, since also engaged in farming on extensive scale, and in other lines of business. Owner of farms in Barren, Warren and Rock Castle companies, Kentucky. Member Wilson Brothers, B. L. Wilson & Son, farming and live stock.
President Lewis-Wilson-Hicks Company, lumber. Director H. Y. Davis National Bank, Cave City, Kentucky Trustee Liberty College, Glasgow, Kentucky.