Party affiliation: Republican
Installed first commercially operated electric railway in the United States, in Baltimore, 1885. Engineer for Thomson-Houston Electric Company, 1886-1891, and of Central Station, New York, for same company, 1890-1891. Electrical expert for United States Census Office, 1891-1892.
Editor “Electrical Industries,” Chicago, during World’s Fair. 1st assistant to Professor George Forbes, of London. Electrical consulting engineer, Niagara Falls Power Company, 1895-1900.
Federal receiver Consumers Brewing Company, Philadelphia, 1901-1906. With L. B. Stillwell, engrs., 1906-1908. With Bion J. Arnold, Chicago, 1908-1911.
J. G. White & Company, New York, since 1912.