1906 – Born on the 26th of June in Dodowa, Ghana.
1929 – He entered Achimota College, from where he won a scholarship to St Peter’s College, Oxford University, where he studied Mathematics,Politics and Philosophy.
1940 – He was called to the Middle Temple Bar, London, UK.
1947 – He became a founding member of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC).
1949 – He was a member of the Gold Coast Legislative Council and the Coussey Constitutional Commission.
1962 – He became a Supreme Court Judge, after independence.
1966 – He was appointed Chief Justice by the National Liberation Council (NLC).
– He became the Chairman of the Constitutional Commission.
1972 – He was the President of Ghana in the Second Republic.
– He was a ceremonial President and had no executive powers as all powers lay with the Prime Minister.
1979 – He died of natural causes, on the 17th of July in Accra, Ghana.