Party affiliation: Republican
Practiced at Terre Haute, Indiana. Member Indiana House of Representatives 1880-1881. Editor public Terre Haute Courier, 1882-1886.
Attorney A.,T.&San Francisco Railway, Garden City, Kansas, 1886-1889. Settled Guthrie, Oklahoma, April 22, 1889. Register, United States Land Office, Woodward Oklahoma, 1904-1908.
Member 61st to 66th Congresses (1909-1921), 8th Oklahoma District.
Born December 6, 1854