Party affiliation: Republican
Began in bank of Louisburg, Kansas, 1884. Became connected with Wyandotte County National Bank, Kansas City, Kansas, 1890. Organized Commercial State Bank, Kansas City, Kansas, 1897.
President Commercial National Bank, since 1902. Vice president Kansas Trust Company, Kansas Bankers Surety Company. Treasurer Inter-State Building & Loan Association.
Director Central Surety and Insurance Corporation, Kansas City, Missoury President Kansas State Y. P. Society of Commerce. E., 1891, Kansas State S. S. Union, 1914. Trustee University of Kansas City (Kansas City, Missoury), Park College, Parkville, Missouri.