With Indianapolis newspapers, 1881-1888. Then with the Washington (District of Columbia) Post, first as news editor and then managing editor, for 17 years. Editor and principal owner of The Washington Herald, October 8, 1906-January 17, 1911.
Editor-in-chief Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1911-1918. Chairman Alaska Bureau Seattle Chamber of Commerce, 1914-1915. Delaware at large, Republican National Convention, 1916.
Director publicity Republican National Committee, 1919-1920. Governor of Alaska, 1921-1925. Life member American Red Cross.