Party affiliation: Democrat
Entered employ of Merchants’ Loan & Trust Company, Chicago, 1861. Cashier same (succeeding Lyman J. Gage), 1868-1878. Banker and broker from 1878.
Has served as broker in connection with many large corporate enterprises, including the sale for English companies of the American Brewing & Malting Company, and the Union Stock Yards Company, and American representative of large financial interests in London and on the European continent.