Party affiliation: Republican
Entered joint office of Bryan Lathrop and Thomas A. Hall & Company in 1902. Became member of firm of Thomas A. Hall & Company, 1909. With partner William Marshall Ellis succeeded to the business of Bryan Lathrop and Thomas A. Hall & Company, 1916, adopting Hall & Ellis as the new firm name.
Director Chicago Dock & Canal Company. President and director of Graceland Cemetery Company. Trustee University of Chicago, Carroll College, Orchestral Association, Chicago Young Men’s Christian Association.
Member board of directors of La Salle Extension University.
Born March 27, 1881