Party affiliation: Republican
Became partner and general manager A. Fleishhacker & Company, about 1890. Organized various companies and elected president, Truckee River General Electric Company, 1899, American River Electric Company, 1901. City Electric Company, 1905, Central California Traction Company, 1906, Great Western Power Company, 1908.
President Fleishhacker Paper Box Company. Director many corporations Federal mediator for labor troubles, World War, also head of Exemption Board. Regent University of California.