Began in produce business, with father. Member of New York Assembly, 1895, 96. Appointed collector internal revenue, 28th District of New York, by President McKinley, 1898, served 14 years.
Member Republican State Committee, New York, 1900, 01. Elected member of New York Senate, 1914. Member 65th to 72d Congresses (1917-1933), 39th New York District.
Chairman of Commission on post office and post roads, 71st Congress.
Born June 17, 1857