Party affiliation: Republican
Assistant city treasurer, Niagara Falls, 1899-1909. Chief examiner New York State Banking Department, 1909-1917. Vice president Syracuse Trust Company, Syracuse, New York, 1917-1920.
1st vice president First Trust & Deposit Company, Syracuse, 1920-1923. President City Bank & Trust Company, 1923-1929. Chairman of the Board First Trust Deposit Company, Syracuse, 1929-1930.
Organized Eshelman-Harder Company Inc., investments, August 1930, and then president. Vice president State Bank, Skaneateles, New York. Treasurer Great Northern Warehouses.
Director Excelsior Insurance Company, Pierce, Butler & Pierce Manufacturing Company, Unity Life Insurance Company, Central New York Securities Corporation, Onondaga Guaranty Title Company.