Party affiliation: Republican
Secretary Hoggson & Pettis Manufacturing Company, New Haven, Connecticut, until 1890. Partner of Hoggson Brothers until 1907 and president corporation until 1916. Founder, and president Putnam Trust Company, 1914-1916.
President and general manager The Mario Company (St. Augustine, Florida). President W. J. Hoggson Corporation, builders (New York), St. Augustine North Beach & Toll Bridge Company.