Party affiliation: Democrat
Member Pringle Brothers, wholesale dry goods, Charleston, 1901-1906, general accountant, 1906-1907. Assistant cashier Bank of Charleston, 1907-1911, vice president, 1911-1922, president, 1922-1923, Chairman of the Board, 1923-1925, was also Chairman of the Board Charleston Security Company, Charleston Trust Company, resigned from banking, 1925. With Merchants Fertilizer & Phosphate Company, 1925-1930.
Formed E. H. Pringle & Company, investment bankers, 1930, which he headed until 1955. Vice president Charleston Import and Forwarding Company. Treasurer Midland Timber Company Chairman Liberty and Victory loans Charleston County, 1917-1919.
Trusete College of Charleston.