1928 – Born on the 5th of January in New York City.
1946-1948 – He served in the U.S. Army as Private First Class from October to March – Korean Occupation Force.
1952 – He attended Greenwich Country Day School, graduated from Milton Academy and Yale University, Class, and was a member of Scroll and Key and Delta Kappa Epsilon.
1954 – He married the former Georgia McCampbell Perkins on the 11th of September and lived in Greenwich, Conn. and Peru, Vt.
1972 – Ashforth joined the company and became its chairman and chief executive.
1960-1970 – Ashforth was one of the first in the real estate business to bring companies to the suburbs.
1980 – Among Ashforth properties are Stamford Square, which the company built with partners GE Capital.
2001 – Died peacefully in a Stamford hospital on the 21st of September.