1830 - Born on the 31st of January in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania.
1847 - J. G. Blaine graduated at Washington College in Washington, Pennsylvania.
1852-1854 - Served as teacher at Pennsylvania Institution for the Blind, Philadelphia.
1854 - He became editor of the Kennebec Journal.
1858 - Elected to the lower house of the state legislature.
1859-1862 - Served as Maine State House of Representatives.
1861-1862 - Became Speaker of the House of Representatives.
1863-1876 - He was the U.S. Representative from Maine.
1869-1875 - Became the Speaker of the House.
1877-1881 - Became the U.S. Senator, Maine.
1881 - Elected as US Secretary of State from January to December under James Garfield.
1884 - Republican presidential candidate.
1888-1892 - Served as US Secretary of State.
1893 - He died on 27th of January in Washington, DC.
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