Party affiliation: Republican
Settled in Ottumwa; became connected with Ottumwa National Bank, 1882, cashier, 1885-1892. Cashier, First National Bank, Ottumwa, 1893-1904. Organizer, 1903, and president, M. B. Hutchison Lumber Сompany.
Vice president Union Trust & Savings Bank. Director First National Bank, Ottumwa Automobile Company. Elected director Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, Class B, Group 2, July 1914.
President Board of Education, Ottumwa.
Born January 5, 1860