Party affiliation: Democrat
Began practice at Weston, 1885. Removed to Atchison, Kansas, 1887. County attorney, Atchison Company, 1890-1892.
Mayor, Atchison, 1894. Judge 2d Judicial District of Kansas, 1896-1900, reëlected for term, 1900-1904. Resigned, 1901, to engage in wholesale drug business.
Vice president, later president, McPike Drug Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1901-1917 (retired). President 1st National Bank. Orlando, Florida.