In active practice of law, since 1880. President 1st National Bank, Key West, from its organization, 1891. President Key West Realty Company.
Director Florida National Bank, Jacksonville. Member Porter-Allen Company, real estate and insurance Deputy clerk United States District Court, Southern District Florida, 1873-1878. Deputy collector internal revenue, 1879-1890.
Treasurer city of Key West, 1891. Collector of customs, District Key West, 1897-June 30, 1913. Member Florida State Senate, 2 terms, 1879-1883.
Alternate delegate Republican National Convention, 1900, delegate, 1904, 08, 12. Republican nominee for government of Florida, 1896, for Congress, 1908, 12. Republican and Progressive nominee for governor, 1916.
Born September 1, 1854