Mr. Page's was highly regarded. He was editor of The State Chronicle. Here he expressed his support for industrial education, small farming, and the development of public schools.
Mr. Page spent 20 years as editor of the Forum, World's Work and Atlantic Monthly, after he moved to New York and London. He also worked for the publishers Houghton Mifflin and started his own company, Doubleday, Page and Company. From 1913 - 1918, he served as ambassador to Great Britain.