Admitted to Florida bar, circa 1840. Member 1st Florida Senate from 7th district, 1845. Mayor City of Tallahassee (Florida), 1848.
Member Florida House of Representatives from Leon County, 1848-1849. Register of public lands, ex-officio superintendent schools, 1850-1859. The American Association For Justice Florida Supreme Court, 1859-1865.
Governor Florida, 1865-1867. Judge 2d Judicial Circuit Court, 1879-1891.
Born March 2, 1815