Admitted to Delaware bar, 1841. Clerk Delaware House of Representatives, 1844. Secretary State of Delaware, 1846-1847, attorney general, 1855-1860.
Member United States House of Representatives from Delaware, 37th Congress, 1861-1863. Judge Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, 1863-1870. United State Attorneys, District of Columbia, 1870-1875.
1st auditor United States Treasury, 1889-1893.
Born October 13, 1817