Enlisted Company F, 94th Ohio Infantry, August 1862. Was in battles at Richmond, Kentucky, Perryville and Stone River. Taken prisoner at Stone River.
Deputy recorder Darke Company, O., 2 years. Assistant cashier First National Bank, Bluffton, Indiana, 4 years. Partner in private bank of John Studebaker & Company, 1869-1889, when name was changed to The Studebaker Bank.
President until July 1904, when became vice president Fletcher Savings Trust Company, Indianapolis. Was largely interested in building Fort Wayne, Cincinnati & Louisville City R.R., and Toledo, St. Louis & Kansas City R.R.
Born July 28, 1844