Party affiliation: Republican
Civil engineer and railway builder in West until 1890. Engineer and builder Deming, Sierra Madre & Pacific Railway, in Mexico, 1890-1894. Construction engineering Basra to Bagdad, and Beira Railway in East Africa, 1894.
Built railway from Haifa to Damascus, Palestine, 1895-1896. President Northern Electric Railway, Chicago, 1897. Built Cleveland, Painesville & Eastern Railway, Ohio, 1899.
Built rys. in Northern Wisconsin, since 1900, establishing six towns. Chief construction engineer M., St.P.&S.S.Marie R.R., 1906-1917. Built 2000 miles of railway in western states.
With United States R.R. Administration, 1918-1922, in charge additions and betterments, and as assistant director. Member United States Real Estate Board, 1920-1922. Vice president Montana Railway and Wyoming North & South R.R., 1923-1924.
Consulting practice, and farming since 1924. Expert engineer for C.B.&Q. Railway on Mississippi river dams, 1933-1935. President G. M. Huss Land Company.
Born July 14, 1857