Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1890, Master of Arts, 1891, Doctor of Laws, 1930.
Admitted to bar, 1892, and began practice at New York City. Elected Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of New York for term 1908-1921. Resigned, July 1913, upon appointment as Agricultural Engineer and Member of Parliament to Germany.
Recalled upon breaking off of diplomatic relations, February 3, 1917.
Democratic nominee for United States senate (while at Berlin), 1914. Treasurer Democratic National Committee to 1932, chairman finance committee, 1934.
Appointed member of advisory board Point Four Program. Author: My Four Years in Germany, 1917.
Face to Face with Kaiserism, 1918.
Represented President as special ambassador to coronation of King George VI. Home: 1014 5th Avenue Office: 41 East. 57th Saint, New York City.
Member of advisory board Point Four Program.
Married Mary, daughter