Party affiliation: Democrat
Commissioned add. Second lieutenant Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1886. Promoted through grades to colonel, July 1, 1916. Served as colonel 1st United States Vol.
Infantry, May 20, 1898-October 28, 1898. Retired January 18, 1921. Engaged extensively in river and harbor work.
Great Lakes harbors and connecting channels. United States lake survey. Upper Mississippi River improvement.
Completion Hennepin Canal, Texas harbors, Coast Canal, Houston Ship Channel and Texas City Dike. Fortifications of New Orleans, Galveston and Panama Canal. Consulting engineer on grade raising of City of Galveston, Texas, 1903-1904.