Engaged in law practice at Marshall, Michigan, 1865-1871, and at Grand Rapids from 1871. Assistant and general counsel Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway, 1871-1905. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Denmark, 1905-1907.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan, 1907-1911, to Italy, August 11, 1911-September 17, 1913. Candidate for justice Supreme Court of Michigan, 1883. Home: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Born July 30, 1842