Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to bar, 1880. Practiced at Ithaca, New York, 1881-1888, Pasadena, California, since 1888. School commissioner, Tompkins County, New York, 1877.
District attorney Los Angeles Company, California, 1890. Member 54th (1895-1897) and 57th (1901-1903) Congresses, 6th California District, and 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 7th District.