1898 – He was born on the 1st day of May in Atlanta, Georgia.
1917 – He finished A.B at University of Georgia.
– He joined the investment firm of Harris, Forbes, & Co.
– He worked as a traveling salesperson for the firm selling bonds and meeting with bankers and investors.
1929 – Black was the Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
1933-1934 – He served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
1947 – He became the executive director of the World Bank.
1949-1934 – He became the President of the World Bank.
1962-1968 – He was chairman of the Brookings Institution.
1992 – He died on the 20th of February in Southampton, N.Y.
1996 – President Johnson selected him to be Special Adviser to the President on Southeast Asian Social and Economic Development.