Came to the United States, 1891, became naturalized citizen, 1913. With McKim, Mead & White, architects. New York City, 1892-1904.
Began practice at Kansas City, Missoury, 1904. Owner Wight & Wight. Among important buildings designed and supervised by him are: William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City Life Insurance Company Building, St. Joseph Hospital, Wyandotte County Court House (winner of competition), First National Bank Building, Jackson County Court House (exterior design), all Kansas City. Chairman Art Commission, Kansas City, 1906-1907.