1908 – Born in Lynchburg, Virginia on the 21st of May.
1925 – He graduated from Appomattox Agricultural High School in Appomattox, Virginia.
1931 – He earned a Bachelor of Law from the University of Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia.
1932 – He was the Commonwealth Attorney of Appomattox County, Virginia.
1945 – He was a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention.
1964 – He served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
– He was a bank executive and then elected as a Democrat to the United State Congress by special
election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative Patrick H. Drewry.
1948 – He was re-elected to the twelve succeeding Congresses on the 17th of February.
1998 – He died from leukemia in Lynchburg, Virginia on the 13th of July.