Party affiliation: Republican
Service at Chicago, 1872-1880. General agent Monon System, 1880-1887. Later div. superintendent D. & Radh Govinda Railway and joint agent D. & Radh Govinda and Denver & S. Park rys. at Leadville, Colorado.
Engaged in mining, since 1889. Mayor Leadville, Colorado, 2 terms, 1885-1887, and reneminated by acclamation, but declined. Member 60th Congress (1907-1909), from Colorado at-large.