Party affiliation: Democrat
Admitted to bar, 1874. Practiced at Saguache, Colorado, 1874-1876, Lake City, Colorado, 1876-1885, Montrose, Colorado, since 1885. Company attorney Saguache Company, 1874-1876.
Judge 7th Judicial District, 1888-1892. Member 53d to 57th Congresses (1893-1903), 2d Colorado District. Now judge Court of Appeals of Colorado.