Party affiliation: Republican
1 daughter, Katherine Norris. Executive secretary Indiana Engineering Society, 1891-1893. Manager Williamsport (Indiana) Stone Company, 1893-1898.
President Wm. P. Marmichael Company, Williamsport, Indiana, St. Louis, Missouri, Mexico City, Mexico, engineering contractors, 1898-1910. Vice-president and general manager Unit Construction Company, St. Louis, 1910-1914. President Carmichael-Cryder Company, Inc., St. Louis, 1914-1929.
President The Carmichael Gravel Company, Williamsport, Indiana, and St. Louis, 1914-1925. Vice-president and treasurer Midwest Consolidated Utilities, 1931-1936. Retired. President of Winona Lake Institutions, 1918-1939.
Now president Nowata County Gas Company.