Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to bar, 1883, and practiced at N. Adams, Massachusetts Judge District Court, Northern Berkshire, 1885-1894. Member Massachusetts Senate, 1895-1897 (president, 1896-1897). Elected to 55th Congress, for unexpired term (1897-1899) of A. B. Wright, deceased.
Reëlected 56th to 62d Congresses (1899-1913), 1st Massachusetts District.
Born March 19, 1859