Born at Warwick, Qld, on 21 March 1885 and died at Roseville, a Sydney suburb, on 6 March 1939.
He was appointed to the Forest Service of New South Wales on 7 August 1908 and he was stationed at Forbes. Later he was promoted to Assistant Forester, Deniliquin, and later Senior Forester and then District Forester at the same place. In 1936 he was listed as D.F.O. at Wagga and from the Public Service List it appears that he held this office until his death.Source: Extracted from: Hall, N. (1978) Botanists of the eucalypts. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne