Private practice, Columbia, South Carolina, 1908-1939
Assistant clerk, South Carolina State Senate, 1906-1908
State representative, South Carolina, 1911-1913
Acting assistant attorney general, State of South Carolina, 1918
Acting associate justice, Supreme Court of South Carolina, 1926-1934
U.S. senator from South Carolina, 1941
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