1898 – He was born in Baltimore, Md. on the 12th of February.
1924-1925 – He served in the US Army during World War I; member of Maryland state house of delegates.
1939-1940 – He was member of Virginia state house of delegates.
1949 – He served in the US Army during World War II; US Ambassador to France.
1952-1953 – He was under secretary of state.
1957-1959 – He was US ambassador to West Germany.
1961-1969 – He became US ambassador to Britain.
1973 – He was the 1st US chief liaison to China.
1974 – He became US ambassador to NATO.
1976 – He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
1977 – He was interment on the 5th of December at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC.