1894 – He was born on the 23rd of June in Masterton, New Zealand. Military officer, lawyer and Chief Justice.
1921 – He married to Mary Duthie and they had 3 children.
1930-1931 – He commanded the Otago Regiment and the 3rd New Zealand Infantry Brigade.
– He was awarded a D.S.O. with Bar, Military Cross, first class, and the United States Legion of Merit.
1953 – He became 8th Chief Justice of New Zealand.
1954 – He was a member of the Privy Council. – He was made K.C.M.G. (Kindly or Kings Call Me God).
1972 – He died on the 4th of March.