Party affiliation: Republican
In general engineering practice, 1895-1899. Assistant engineer, Nicaragua Canal surveys, 1899-1901. Provincial supervisor Philippines, research engineer Canton-Hankow R.R. and United States assistant engineer in charge construction, Manila Harbor, 1901-1904.
Engineer United States Reclamation Service, 1905-1907. General practice, Oregon, 1907-1909. Engineer in charge hydraulic department, Arnold Company, Chicago, 1909-1912.
Professor hydraulic engineering, University of Michigan, 1912-1939, Professor emeritus since 1939.
Born February 10, 1874