Began practice of medicine, Hartsville, Pennsylvania, 1772. Commissioned captain Pennsylvania Batallion, 1776. Major 6th Pennsylvania Militia, 1776.
Member New Jersey Legislature. Delegate Continental Congress, 1784;85. Member New Jersey Convention which ratified Federal Constitution, 1787.
Member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 3d Congress, 1793-1795. Secretary of state New Jersey, 1795-1805. President Trenton Banking Company (New Jersey), 1815-1826.
President Delaware Bridge Co.