Party affiliation: Republican
With R. Hoe & Company, printing press manufacturers, advancing to president, 1899-1913. President Duplex Printing Press Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1914-1916. Chairman of the Board Hoe Corporation, P’oughkeepsie, also chairman First National Bank, Poughkeepsie.
Honorary chairman New York State Bridge Authority. Trustee Vassar Brothers Hospital.