Party affiliation: Republican
1 son, William Fred. Draftsman, later assistant to chief engineer, Fort Wayne Electric Light Company, 1888-1893, chief construction engineer, 1893-1899. Treasurer and sales manager Fort Wayne Electric Works, 1899-1910, vice-president and treasurer, 1910-1911. General manager Fort Wayne Works of General Electric Company, 1911-1922.
President and Chairman of the Board Robbins & Myers Company, Springfield, O., 1922-1927. Retired from electrical business and spent much time in California, 1927-1933. Helped organize Fort Wayne National Bank, 1933, president to January 14, 1941, chairman of the Board since January 14, 1941.
Director Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (member finance committee).
Born September 30, 1867