Party affiliation: Democrat
Teacher, rural schools, Arkansas, 1899-1903, public schools, El Dorado, 1905-1907. Principal high school, Texarkana, 1907-1909, Hot Springs, 1909-1911, Little Rock, 1910-1917. State high school inspector, Arkansas, 1917-1923.
State director vocational education, 1917-1927. State superintendent of schools, 1923-1927. Commissioner Department of Public Utilities, State of Arkansas, 1941-1945.
Was president Ouchita College. Executive secretary Arkansas Taxpayers Association. With Union Central Life Insurance Company.