Practiced in Birmingham, Alabama, 1898-1919. Appointed general solicitor Southern Group Bell telephone companies, at Atlanta, 1919. General counsel Southern Bell Tel. and Tel.
Company, March 1929-July 1941, vice president, 1935-1941. Vice-president and director Coca Cola Bottling Company of Laconia, N.H. Vice president in charge Trust Department, Fulton National Bank, Atlanta, Georgia., 1941-1947.
Retired. Democratic national committeeman for Alabama, 1916-1919.