Began practice of medicine, 1885. State treasurer, Delaware, 1898-1900. Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), Delaware at large.
Elected member United States Senate, March 2, 1903, to fill vacancy for term ending March 3, 1905. Resumed practice of medicine at Faulkland, Delaware. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1896.
Member United States Senate. 1919-1925. Home: Marshallton, Del.