Party affiliation: Republican
Became owner of 12 farms in Ohio, and others in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas and Michigan. Now member White & Rorick, grocers. President Grayson Telephone Сompany, Sherman and Denison, Texas.
Patentee of various inventions. Appointed member State Board of Equalization by Governor Foster, 1881. Member Ohio Senate, 2 terms, 1891-1895.
Member State Board of Equalization 1901. Member board of managers Ohio Penitentiary, 1908-1910. Member Ohio State Constitutional Convention, 1912.