Party affiliation: Republican
Settled at Perry, Oklahoma, 1899, and purchased what is now the First National Bank. Organized First National Bank of Roff (Oklahoma), 1900. President Mangum (Oklahoma) National Bank, 1901-1946.
Vice president Liberty National Bank, Oklahoma City, 1919-1922, Chairman of the Board, executive manager, 1922-1926, 28-31, president, 1926-1928. Director Federal Reserve Branch Bank, 1924. President Oklahoma City Clearing House Association, 1925, 26.
Member advising committee Branch Regional A.C.C. of Oklahoma City, also of the discount committee Chairman, Oklahoma City Agency, War Finance Corporation, World War. Chairman all Liberty Loan drives in Greer County. Also chairman County Council Defense, Fuel administrator, district chairman of two Red Cross drives.