1851 – He was born on the 9th of June in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte and Susan May Williams.
– He graduated from Harvard University and Harvard Law School.
– He practiced law in Baltimore and became prominent in municipal and national reform movements.
1875 – On 1st of September, he married Ellen Channing Day.
1902 – He was a member of the Board of Indian Commissioners.
1904 – He served as Chairman of the National Civil Service Reform League.
– He was appointed a trustee of The Catholic University of America.
1905 – President Theodore Roosevelt appointed Bonaparte to his cabinet as United States Secretary of the Navy.
1906 – He served as United States Attorney General.
1908 – Joseph founded the Bureau of Investigation (BOI).
– He was the president of the National Municipal League.
1921 – He died June on the 28th of June in Baltimore County, Maryland, USA