Served as clerk in retail store, Conyers, Georgia, 1871-1883. Deputy clerk Superior Court, 1878-1882. Member Almand, MoCord & Company, merchants, Carrollton, Georgia, 1883-1886, McCord & Shaw, 1886-1890.
Moved to Atlanta, Georgia. 1890; chief claim and voucher clerk office of traffic manager North Carolina&St. Louis Railway, 1890-1892. Assistant cashier, Atlanta Trust & Banking Company, 1892-1895.
An organizer Third National Bank of Atlanta, 1895, and successively cashier Vice-President. Governor Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1914-1919. Chairman of the Board and federal reserve agent same, 1919-December 31, 1924 (retired).
Became Chairman of the Board Mortgage Guarantee Company of America, January 1, 1925. Formerly director Georgia Savings Bank & Trust Company. Treasurer Southern Air Lines, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia., since 1939.
God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.