Party affiliation: United States Democratic Party
He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1837. He commenced practice in Turner, Maine before returning to Paris. He was elected as a member of the Maine House of Representatives 1839-1843, serving as speaker in 1842. He became clerk of the courts for Oxford County, Maine on January 1, 1845, serving three years. He was elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore in 1848.
He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in Paris on April 30, 1852. Interment is in Hillside Cemetery.
Born February 11, 1814
Died April 29, 1852
1839 - 1843
January 1, 1845 - 1848
1848 - 1848
March 4, 1851 - April 29, 1852