Party affiliation: Republican
Member editorial staff Portland (Maine) Daily Advertiser, 1884-1885, Portland Press, 1885-1902. Speaker’s clerk, United States House of Representatives, 1889-1891. Clerk at speaker’s table (parliamentary clerk) United States House of Representatives, 1895-1911.
Member 62d to 64th Congresses (1911-1917), 1st Maine District.