Party affiliation: Democrat
Began as clerk and bookkeeper, First National Bank of Ocala, Florida, 1891. With Exchange National Bank. Tampa, since 1895, cashier, 1903-1920, vice president, 1920-1922, president, 1922-1952, chairman of the board since 1952.
President Tampa Investment & Securities Company. Chairman board Exchante National Bank, Winter Haven, Florida. Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association, Children’s Home.
Member executive committee Community Chest of Tampa. An incorporator University of Tampa (trustee).