Doctor of Medicine University of Michigan, 1901.
Assistant Surgeon United States Public Health Service., 1902. Passed Assistant Surgeon, 1907. Surgeon 1914; Medical Director 1930. Charge Division of Sanitary Reports and Statistics, with rank of Assistant Surgeon General, 1909-1918. Medical Director United States Employees Compensation Commission, 1918-1922.
Served at Detroit. Fort Stanton (New Mexico), Washington. Member sub-coms. on tuberculosis and statistics Committee Hygiene and Sanitation of General Medical Board and sub-commission on information and statistics of Committee Labor of Council National Defense, 1917-1918. Fellow American College of Physicians.
Member of the American Medical Association, American Public Health Association (chairman section vital statistics, 1915-1918), Massachusetts Medical Society, Phi Rho Sigma.
Married Fleta Lawrence, August 23, 1902. Children: Elsie Margaret, Ethel Lawrence, John Lawrence.