Numerous corporations, New York City. Moved to Englewood, New Jersey, 1869. Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from New Jersey, 43d, 48th-50th congresses, 1873-1875, 83-89.
Delegate Republican National Conv. 1880, 84; appointed United States minister to Austria-Hungary, 1881, to Germany, 1889. Commissioner International Congress on Samoan Question (appointed by President Harrison), 1889.
Appointed judge New Jersey Court Errors and Appeals, 1893.