Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1899, and began practice in Philadelphia. Associate with Ervin & Company, bankers, Philadelphia, 1904-1908. Vice president Equitable Trust Company of New York, 1912-1913.
President Electric Properties Company, holding company for Westinghouse Company public utilities, 1914-1916. Formerly director many corporations. Retired, 1916, and devotes his time to writing, lecturing and philanthropic work.