Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. Murat Temple Mystic Shriner. Clubs: Columbia, Rotary (Indianapolis).
Y. Assistant Secretary, Y.M. C. A., Springfield, Massachusetts, 1890. Secretary Young Men's Christian Association, Matteawan, 1891. Secretary Y.M. C. A., Lyons, New York, 1892-1893.
Moved to Indianapolis, 1895. Appointed Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Police Court, 1900. 1904— Bachelor of Laws Indiana Law School, elected City Judge.
Assumed bench, 1910-1914. Elected Judge, Criminal Court, since 1914. Chairman Legal Advisory Board, for selective draft in Marion Company Organized Immigrant’s Aid Association, served as President, 10 years, 1911.
Assisted in organizing Indianapolis Public Welfare Assn to combat Loan Shark evil, Director 18 years, 1912.