Party affiliation: Democrat
Connected with mercantile business Alabama, to 1892. Went to Pacific Coast, and Denver and engaged in commission business. Removed to Chicago, after financial panic, 1893.
Became salesman dry goods department, Arizona Copper Company, Clifton, Arizona, September, 1893. General manager of the 5 stores of the company. President 1st National Bank, Clifton, since 1901.
Director Clifton Wagon and Implement Company, Arizona & New Mexico Railway Company.