Party affiliation: Democrat
Teacher rural schools, Texas, 1895-1896. Bookkeeper, later assistant cashier First National Bank, Beaumont, Texas, 1910-1915. Vice president First National Bank, Houston, Texas, 1915-1930, president 1930-1945, chairman of board 1945-1953.
Consultation chairman First City National Bank of Houston. Director Burlington, Rock Island Railway, Mound Company Director Memorial Hospital of Houston, United Fund. President of the board directors Agricultural and Mech.
College of Texas, 1922-1944.