Party affiliation: Democrat
Assistant cashier, Wells Banking Company, Platte City, Missoury, 1898-1899. President Bank of Edgerton, Missouri, 1899-1902. Cashier Carthage (Missouri) National Bank, 1903-1905, Fort Worth (Texas) National Bank, 1905-1909, Commercial National Bank, Houston, 1909-1912.
Vice president Union National Bank, Houston, 1912-1913, 1st National Bank, Houston, 1913-1914. Governor and director Federal Reserve Bank, Dallas, October 16, 1914-March 1, 1915 (resigned). President 1st National Bank, Birmingham, Alabama, 1915-1930, Chairman of the Board since 1930.
Director Woodward Iron Company, Birmingham Fire Insurance Company, Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company, Baltimore, Maryland., Alabama Power Company.