He was born on March 8, 1838 and died on November 6, 1917. He graduated from Cleveland Homeopathic in 1874. He taught at the New York Homeopathic Medical College and was President of the International Hahnemannian Association in 1903. He had "a fine tenor voice" that led the choir at Methodist meetings. He wrote the excellent book Leaders in Homœopathic Therapeutics (1898) as well as Leaders for the Use of Sulphur.