1907 – Born on the 29th of January in New York City.
1928 – Earned his law degree from St. John’s University law school.
– Served in the Judge Advocate Corps in World War II, attached to the 30th division.
– Won a Bronze Star, along with medals from the Belgian, French, and Dutch governments.
– He was a founding trustee of the National Center for the Performing Arts.
– Served as General counsel during the Eisenhower administration.
1960 – He joined an Arctic expedition that he had helped sponsor, and brought back a pair of polar bears as a gift for the National Zoo.
1976-1977 – American Ambassador to Honduras under the Ford administration.
– Rewarded for his lifetime of loyal service to the Republican party with an appointment as Ambassador to Honduras.
1994 – Died on 24th of August of congestive heart failure and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.