Admitted to bar, 1884. Practiced at Princeton, Wisconsin, 1887-1892, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, since 1892. District attorney, Green Lake Company, 1888.
Chairman Republican Congressional Committee, 1890-1896. City attorney, Oshkosh, 1895-1897. Member 55th to 62d Congresses, 1897-1913 (55th to 57th, 6th District, 58th to 62d, 8th District).
Reëlected to 65th Congress (1917-1919), 6th District Home: Oshkosh, Wis.