Founder and president Fidelity and Deposit Company Maryland and Fidelity Trust Company, Baltimore. State senator, and register of wills of Howard County. President of senate, 1886.
Surveyor port of Baltimore under President Cleveland, 1886-1890. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1896. Governor Maryland., 1904-1908.
President general National Society S.A.R. Member of advisory committee Mount Vernon Assn.