1879 – Born on June 20th in Wheeling, West Virginia. Brues was an entomologist whose research focused on descriptive biology.
1901-1902 – Received his A.B. and M.S. degree from the University of Texas.
1905 – He was the curator of invertebrate zoology at the Milwaukee Public Museum.
1909 – Became an instructor in economic entomology at Harvard University.
1910 – He was the editor of the journal Psyche.
1915 – Published the book, A Key to the Families of North American Insects, with A. L. Melander.
1927 – He published the book, "Animal Life in Hot Springs" in Quarterly Review of Biology.
1929 – Became the president of Entomological Society of America.
1935 – Advanced to professor of entomology at Harvard University.
1946 – Became professor emeritus.
1955 – Died on July 22nd at Crescent City, Florida.