Mayor of Denver. Democrat. Arrived in Denver in 1876; educated in the public schools of Denver; graduated in 1898 from the University of Denver. Served as police surgeon from 1898 to 1904 and health commissioner from 1904 to 1912; was superintendent of the county hospital (Denver General Hospital) in 1913 and 1914 and was elected commissioner of social welfare and then mayor of the Denver from 1915 to 1916. Later appointed manager of health and charity until 1923. Represented his district in the state senate for four years and was elected a member of the second charter convention of the city. Was a member of the state board of health. Served four years' with the Governor's guard.
Bio by: Fred Beisser