Chairman Alabama delegation Democratic National Convention, 1912.
Admitted to bar, 1875. Presidential elector, 8th Alabama District, 1888, Alabama-at-large, 1892, 1908. United State Attorneys Northern District of Alabama, 1893-1897.
Member Democratic State Executive Committee for state-at-large. Member of Constitutional Convention for state-at-large, 1901. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1904.
Governor of Alabama, term 1911-1915.
Born September 23, 1853