Party affiliation: Republican
Assistant in assaying and drawing, 1886-1890, instructor mechanic engineering, 1891-1903, Adjunct Professor, 1903-1908, Adjunct Professor civil engineering, 1908-1910, Columbia University. Official investigator of building materials, New York City, 1900-1910. Official delegate from North Carolina City to International Fire Prevention Congress, London, 1903.
Consulting engineer National Board of Fire Underwriters, since 1910. Advisory engineer to building materials div., War Industries Board, 1918-1919. Chairman Building Code Committee of unites states department Commerce, since 1921.
Born August 11, 1856