|Best known for||U.S. Senator|
| Born||09/21/1884, Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio, USA|
| Education||Ohio Wesleyan University (1907)|
| Death||01/14/1978, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA|
| Buried||Fairmont Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA|
- Newspaper Reporter. 1907. Cleveland, Ohio.
- Teacher. 1907-1910. Taught in high schools at Dubuque, Iowa (1907-1908) and Spokane, Washington (1908-1910).
- Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. 1911-1913. Spokane County, Washington.
- Private Secretary. 1913. Private secretary to the governor.
- Attorney. 1935-1939. Washington D.C and Spokane, Washington.
- U.S. Representative. Democrat. 5th District. 1915 - 1919. 4 year(s). Elected to the Sixty-fourth Congress and re-elected to the Sixty-fifth Congress. Unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1918.
- U.S. Senator. Democrat. 1923 - 1935. 12 year(s). Elected to the United States Senate in 1922 and re-elected in 1928. Was not a candidate for renomination in 1934. Chairman of the Committee on Interstate Commerce(Seventy-third Congress).
- Special Assistant . 1946 - 1953. 7 year(s). Special assistant to the United States Attorney General.
|Affiliations:||Member, Columbia Basin Commission of the State of Washington (1945-1948)|
|Notes:||Admitted to the bar in 1910.|