Republican politician who served Ohio's 11th and 12th districts as a member of the United States House of Representatives.
After graduating from Marietta College, he became an Ironton, Ohio-based attorney.
From 1884-1885, he held office as 20th Solicitor of the United States Treasury.
He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio. He died in his home state at the age of seventy-seven.
He was appointed U.S. Treasury Solicitor by President Chester A. Arthur.