Party affiliation: Republican
Private to captain, 4th and 73d Ohio Vols., in Civil War, taking part in many battles. Wounded at Peach Tree Creek and again at Dallas, Georgia. Returned to Delaware, O.
Mayor, 1869; admitted to bar, 1871. Became partner, 1863, in Delaware Chair Company. Postmaster of Delaware, O., 1881-1885.
Member 55th and 56th Congresses (1897-1901), 8th Ohio District.