Born in Spring Bay, Illinois, Page attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and read law to enter the bar in 1882. He was in private practice in Denver, Colorado from 1882 to 1884 and then in private practice in Peoria, Illinois until 1919.
On March 1, 1919, Page was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit vacated by Christian Cecil Kohlsaat. Page was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 1, 1919, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on October 1, 1930, serving in that capacity until his death, in 1941, in La Jolla, California. He also served as chairman of the Commercial Merchants National Bank and Trust Company from 1930 to 1941.