Distinguished graduated from Army School of the Line, 1915, Army Staff College, 1916, Army War College, 1922, Field Artillery School (advanced course), 1923.
Served as captain 1st Illinois Cavalry, Spanish-American War. First lieutenant 45th Infantry (Volumes), 1899. Second in command Lieutenant Cavalry, United States Army, 1901, and promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1936.
Assistant chief of staff, 1937-1940. Served in Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901. Cuban Occupation, 1901-1902, on Mexican border, 1916.
Active duty in France, World War, 1918-1919. Retired, 1940.
Served as captain 1st Illinois Cavalry, Spanish-American War.
Spouse Louise Judson, August 7, 1909, St.