Party affiliation: Republican
Began as bookkeeper, Westfield, 1866. Moved to Portland, Oregon, 1871. With Ladd & Tilton’s Bank, until 1879.
Vice president Smith & Watson Iron Works. Became secretary and general superintendent Oregon Iron & Steel Company, 1890. President Merchants National Bank, Portland, 1895-1911 (resigned), also during same period assisted in organizing, and officer, Merchants Savings & Trust Company (Portland), 1st National Bank (Elgin), 1st National Bank (Condon), Grants Pass Banking & Trust Company, Linnton Savings Bank (vice president).
2d vice president Columbia River Shipbuilding Corporation.
Born August 31, 1849