Admitted to bar, 1873. Assistant journal clerk, New Jersey Legislature, 1873-1874. Judge District Court Newark, 1878-1886.
President judge Common Pleas, Essex Company, New Jersey, 1896-1900. Justice Supreme Court, New Jersey, 1900-1907. Governor of New Jersey, 1908-1911.
Special envoy United States to Dominican Republic, August 1914, and to Haiti, March 1915.
Born March 20, 1852