1818 - William Henry Barnum was born in Boston Corner, Columbia County, New York.
1851-1852 - Barnum served the State house of representatives.
1867-1876 - He was elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth and to the four succeeding Congresses.
1876-1879 - Barnum is elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orris S. Ferry.
1876-1889 - He was the chairman of Democratic National Committee.
1889 - William Henry Barnum died 30th of April.
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