Party affiliation: Democrat
Professor English, Blue Mountain College, 1888-1898, president, 1898-1911. President Amarillo (Texas) Military Academy, 1911-1916. Field secretary Hillman College and Blue Mountain College, 1916-1920.
Member 67th to 70th Congresses (1921-1929), 2d Mississippi District. Clerk United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 1929-1935.