1880 – Born in Indiana.
1911 – Attended Indiana University where he was an English major, a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity, earned a varsity letter in football and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
1921-1940 – He is known for redefining Swarthmore College as an institution while he was president.
1939-1947 – The director of the Institute for Advanced Study.
1956 – Died this year.