Admitted to bar of District of Columbia and Maryland. Democratic nominee for Congress, 6th Maryland. District, 1896 (defeated).
Elected member Maryland. state senate, 1905. Reëlected, 1909; candidate for Democratic nomination for government Maryland, 1911, and defeated by vote in convention of 64 to 65. Elected to the United States Senate November 4, 1913, for period expiring March 3, 1917.
President Society Lees of Virginia, 1922-1934. Member Society of the Cincinnati (Virginia). Home: Silver Spring, Maryland.
Born August 9, 1857