Party affiliation: Democrat
Admitted to New York bar, 1879, and began practice in Plattsburg. Member Riley & Gordon. School commissioner Clinton County, New York, 1875-1881.
Mayo. of Plattsburg, 1883-1884. Superintendent Indiana schools of the United States, 1885-1888. Chief examiner New York State Civ.
Service Commission, 1888-1893. American consul-general, Ottawa, Canada, 1893-1897. Corporate Counsel, Plattsburg, 1902-1903.
Company judge, Clinton Company, 1910-1912. Superintendent New York state prisons, May 1912-January, 1916. President board of managers Plattsburg State Normal School, 1900.
Member Board Education, Plattsburg.
Born November 9, 1852