Admitted to bar, 1860. Practiced at Salem, Oregon, 1862-1878, Portland, Oregon, since 1882. Member firm of Dolph, Mallory, Simon & Gearin since 1883.
District attorney 1st Judicial District, 1860-1862, 3d District, 1863-1867. Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1862. Member 40th Congress (1867-1869).
Member and speaker Oregon House of Representatives, 1872. United States district attorney for Oregon, 1874-1882. First a Whig, then Republican.
Address: Portland, Oregon.