Bachelor of Arts, Union University, Jackson, Tennessee, 1899. Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1905.
Instructor Latin and French, Jefferson Davis College, Pittsburg, Texas, 1890-1901. Principal Wartrace (Tennessee) Training School, 1901-1902. General secretary University of Michigan Y.M.C.A, 1903-1905.
Dean Crescent College, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 1908-1910, president, 1910-1938.
Member Arkansas State Senate, 1935-1939. President Eureka Springs Water Company Lecturer. Member Arkansas State Highway Commission, 1914-1918.
Married Anne Augusta Ellis, August 2, 1927.