Party affiliation: Republican
Began in banking business in New York City, 1882. President Lincoln National Bank, 1910-1920. Vice-president and chairman advisory board, Lincoln office of Irving Trust Company.
President Erie & Kalamazoo Railroad Company, Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad Company, Lessee. President Nestor Manufacturing Company. Treasurer, director Lutheran Cemetery (New York).
Vice-governor War Credits Board, Washington, 1917-1918.
Served in 7th Regiment, later in 12th Regiment, New York National Guard, beginning as private, advanced lieutenant colonel brigade and div. staff. Member of New York State Bankers Association (president 1915-1916), Pilgrims, New York History Society, Mayflower Society, Society Colonial Wars, Colonial Order of the Acorn, S.R., Society of the Cincinnati, Society War of 1812, Loyal Legion, Army Ordnance Association (treasurer, director), Veterans of 7th Regiment, New York (107th United States Infantry), American Legion, Military Order Foreign Wars, Society American Wars, New York Society Military and Naval Officers World War, Military Order World Wars, American Tract Society (treasurer), Order of the Runnemede. Clubs: Military and Naval, Metropolitan, St. Nicholas Society (New York).