Banker at Charlotte, Michigan, 1862-1889. Register of deeds, Eaton Company, Michigan, 1860-1864. Trustee State Insane Asylum, 1874-1880, delegate Republican National Convention, 1876.
Chairman Republican State Central Committee of Michigan, 1882-1884. 1st mayor of Charlotte. Member 47th and 48th Congresses (1881-1885), 3d Michigan District.
Candidate for United States senator, 1886. Comptroller of the currency, 1889-1892. President Bankers’ National Bank, Chicago, 1892-1909.
Chairman, Board Of Directors Commercial National Bank (consolidation of Bankers and Commercial National Banks), September 1, 1909-August, 1910. Chairman advisory committee, 1910-1915, member Executive Committee and director, August, since 1915, Continental & Commercial National Bank. Home: Evanston, Ill.