1861 – Born in Nacoochee Valley, near Cleveland, Georgia on the 17th of March.
1878-1879 – – He graduated from Moore’s Business University at Atlanta, then taught public school in Cleveland.He then worked as a traveling salesman for several years.
1898-1904 – He was served as clerk of the superior court of Hall County, Georgia.
1905 – He was elected as a congressmember in the Democratic Party of the United States.
1913-1915 – – He served as majority whip.
1930 – After an unsuccessful renomination, he returned to the private sector.
1941 – Died in Gainesville, Georgia on the 18th of March.