Party affiliation: Republican
Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1889. Removed to San Francisco same year. To Fresno, 1891; in practice as Snow & Freeman, 1893-1813, now alone.
Deputy district attorney, Fresno Company, California, 1893-1895, district attorney, 1895-1899. Member board of trustees City of Fresno, 1909-1912. Appointed mayor of Fresno for unexpired term, May, 1912, and elected to same office, April, 1913, for term 1913-1917.