Member of Masons, York Rite and Mystic Shrine. Elks; Scabbard and Blade Military Order of Foreign Wars. Eastern Star; Grand Commandery, Knights Templar (Officer).
Y. Lieutenant Colonel, 1916, Colonel, 1917. Brigadier General, National Army, 1918. Professor, Military Science and Tactics, University of Idaho, 1894-1898.
1902-1905 and since 1919, S. Dakota Agriculture College, 1909-1911. Served in Sioux Indian Outbreak, 1890-1891. Spanish American War, Philippine Insurrection, Cuba, and Luzon, 1898-1902.
Pulajan Troubles, Leyte, Philippine Islands, 1906-1907. Commander Fort Gibbon, Tanana, Alaska, 1911-1912. TJ.S. Forces in Porto Rico, World War, 1918-1919.
Porto Rico Regiment and Post at Las Cascades, in Panama Canal Zone, 1917-1918. Silver Star Citation for gallantry in action.