Party affiliation: Republican
Copper department, St. Louis Smelting & Refining Company, 1883-1885. Went to Leadville, Colorado, 1885. Manager Small Hopes Consolidated Mining Company and Borel Mining Company, 1887-1912.
Manager Ibex Mining Company (Little Johnnie Mine), 1899-1902. Consulting engineer in the West for New Jersey Zinc Company, 1902-1904. Moved to Los Angeles, California, 1903.
Consulting engineer on Pacific Coast for Guggenheim Exploration Company and American Smelting & Refining Company, 1904-1905. President and manager Queen Esther Mining and Milling Company, Kern Company, California, 1904-1909. President Cyprus Mines Corporation, Coeur d’Alene Syndicate Mining Company Commissioned major, Engineer O.R.C., February 12, 1917.
Active duty, January 14, 1918. Assistant director United States explosives plants, Washington. Promoted colonel United States of America, May 24, 1918.
Honorary discharge, January 20, 1919. Vice president. Young Men’s Christian Association, Los Angeles. Trustee Pomona College, Southwest Museum.