Party affiliation: Democrat
Began in general store, Okolona, and bought out the business, 1886. An organizer, 1892, South Arkansas Lumber Company, of which was secretary and treasurer, company building Arkansas Southern Railroad Company. Sold to C.,Rhode Island&P. Railroad Company, in 1904.
An organizer, 1903, president 14 years, now Chairman of the Board First National Bank, of El Dorado. Vice president El Dorado Foundry & Machine Company. Partner Cargile & Garrett Ranch, San Angelo.
Texas; stockholder various corporations Trustee Ouachita College, Arkadelphia, Arkansas.