Party affiliation: Republican
Private Company K, 1st Iowa Infantry, April-August 1861. Sergeant to captain Company D, 12th Iowa Infantry, 1861-1865. Admitted to bar, 1870.
Located in practice at Estherville, Iowa, 1871, and established office at Emmetsburg, 1876. President First National Bank of Emmetsburg. Trustee Cornell College, since 1877(later president of the board).
Chairman Iowa Shiloh Military Park Commission.
Born September 15, 1841