Was ordained to ministry, 1865. Pastoral supply, North Church, Chicago, 1865. Pastor Vermont St. Church, Quincy, Illinois, 1866-1872.
Associate pastor Second Church, Chicago, 1872-1876. Pastor Morgan Park Church, Chicago, 1877-1880. Secretary Baptist Union Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1876-1889.
Assisted, 1889-1890, in raising the funds, $1,000,000, for founding new University of Chicago. Secretary board of trustees, 1890-1913, registrar, 1897-1913, correspondent secretary, since 1913, University of Chicago. Secretary and member board of trustees Baptist Theological Union, since 1894, Francis Shimer Academy, 1895-1914, Chicago Manual Training Association, 1897-1913.
Member board of trustees Chicago Baptist Hospital, 1895-1900. Secretary Rush Medical College Board, 1898-1913. President University of Rochester Central Alumni Association, 1904-1905.
President Village of Morgan Park, Illinois, 1889. Trustee University of Chicago, 1906-1913. Author: A History of the University of Chicago, 1916.
The University of Chicago Biographical Sketches, Vol. I, 1922, Vol. II, 1925. The Story of The University of Chicago, 1925.
Home: Chicago, Ill.
Born September 4, 1842