Party affiliation: Democrat
Began as runner Bank of DeSoto, Mansfield, 1903, clerk, 1903-1905, cashier, 1905-1909, organizer 1909, vice president, 1909-1910. President, 1910-1932, Bank of Commerce & Trust Company, Mansfield. President Commercial National Bank, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1921-1932.
Vice president Commodity Credit Corporation, Washington, District of Columbia, 1936-1938. Trustee Export-Import Bank, 1936-1938. Special assistant R.F.C., 1932-1938.
President Pickering Lumber Corporation, Kansas City, Missoury, and Standard, California, 1938-1946, Chairman of the Board, 1946-1954. Retired, 1954. Chairman American Red Cross and Liberty Loan drives, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, World War I. Chairman Fund Raising Campaigns American Red Cross, Tuolumne County, World World War World War II.
Born August 31, 1881