Party affiliation: Democrat
Manager until 1899, Anniston (Alabama) Mercantile Company, wholesale grocers. Organizer, 1899, manager, 1899-1907, owner, 1907-1927, Bell & Weatherly, wholesale grocers. President Talladega Grocery Company, 1910-1922, First National Bank, Anniston, 1914-1929, since Chairman of the Board.
Director Alabama Power Company, M. & H. Valve & Fittings Company, Birmingham (Alabama) Fire Insurance Company. Director Community Chest. Chairman 5th zone, 6th federal district, Liberty Loan drive, World War.