Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1888. Clerk Philadelphia Trust Company, 1888-1894, assistant secretary, 1894-1900. Treasurer Commercial Trust Company, Philadelphia, 1900, vice president, 1900-1902, president, 1902-1910.
Partner Drexel & Company, since 1910. Nartner J. P. Morgan & Company, since 1912. Member Morgan & Cie, Paris.
Director General Asphalt Company, Philadelphia Electric Company, Philadelphia Electric Power Company, Susquehanna Power Company, Bell Telephone Сompany Chairman War Chest Campaign Committee, during the World War. President board commissioner Haverford Township, Pennsylvania, 1912-1922. One of founders, 1921, vice president, since 1921, Welfare Federation.
Chairman Committee for Unemployment Relief, 1930-1931. Administrator of bureau of Unemployment Relief of Department of Public Welfare, Philadelphia, 1931.
Born January 14, 1867