1859 – Born on the 17th of September in Montreal, Canada.
1889 – He became a professor at McGill University, Canada.
1892 – He became the Logan Professor of Geology.
– He served as the Dean for the Faculty of Applied Science and then as Vice-Principal to the University.
1896 – He was noted for several academic achievements during his career, first becoming a Fellow of the
Royal Society of Canada.
1907 – He received a academic achievement, a Fellow of the Royal Society (of Great Britain).
1937 – He was awarded with the Flavelle Medal, which is given for outstanding contributions to biological science.
1942 – He died on the 26th of December.