Preparatory education high school, Cleveland. Student law department Ohio State University, 1891-1892.
Anne. Admitted to Ohio bar, 1892, and practiced in Cleveland and Sandusky, 1892-1894. Telegraph editor Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1894-1895, Cleveland Press, 1896-1898. New York and Washington correspondent, Scripps-McRae League, 1898-1900.
Editor Newspaper Enterprise Association, and correspondent in Orient, 1901-1904.
Tax inquisitor, Cuyahoga County (Cleveland), 1905-1906. Secretary Municipal Traction Company, Cleveland, 1906-1907.
President and general manager Newspaper Enterprise Association, Chicago, 1907-1912. Editor in chief “Clover Leaf” Publs., Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1912-1917.
Member Federal Trade Commission, March 15, 1917-September 25, 1920 (chairman June 8, 1918-July 1, 1919).
Member price fixing committee of War Industries Board, 1918-1919. Organized pulp and paper section of War Industries Board, 1918. General editorial manager Scripps-Howard Newspapers.
President and general manager Newspaper Enterprise Association.
General manager Newspaper Information Service, Incorporated. Treasurer Atlantic Shores Corporation, Miami, Florida Home: Washington, Distric.
Member Federal Trade Commission Member price fixing committee
Married Pauline Simmons, April.