Party affiliation: Republican
In college and in general engineering work, 1888-1894, chief draftsman, Ohio Geological Survey, 1892. Chief draftsman United States Barge Canal Survey, in Ohio, 1895-1896. Assistant professor and professor civil engineering, Ohio State University, from September 1896, 1st United States assistant engineer 4th Army Corps, 1898.
United States assistant engineer in Yellowstone Park, summers, 1899, 1900. Representative of goes. of Ohio in State Topographic Survey, 1902-1936. Also consulting work for State of Ohio.
Ohio-Michigan boundary commissioner, 1915. Chief engineer Scioto-Sandusky Conservancy, 1935, president of the board directors, 1937.
Author: Theory and Practice of Lettering, 1895. Preliminary Report on Topographic Survey of Ohio, 1904. A Commemorative Bulletin, 1910.
Progress Report on Ohio Topographic Survey, 1910. The Ohio Water Problem, 1915. Final Report, Ohio Topographic Survey, Vols.
1 to 4, 1916 to 1933. Ohio Stream Flow, 1932. Land of Kingdom Come, 1936.