American naval officer; born at Baltimore, Md., Sept. 22, 1859. In 1881 he graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis; in 1884 he took the degree of LL.B. at Columbia University. He attained the rank of first lieutenant in 1890, that of captain in 1898, and for the last three years has been major in the United States Marine Corps. He is the author of "Naval Courts and Naval Law" (1896) and "Forms of Procedure for Naval Courts and Boards" (1896; revised and enlarged, 1902).

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