1897 – Born on the 6th of February in a rural area of Beverly, Tennessee.
1918 – Enlisted in the United States Army on the 3rd of April.
1919 – He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery.
1926 – Served as a prosecutor and county attorney of Santa Rosa County, Florida, U.S.A.
1929 – Elected as a Democrat to the State House Chambers of the Florida Legislature.
1932 – He was elected to the U.S. House as the Representatives from Florida’s third district.
1944 – Became the Governor in Florida, U.S.A.
1950 – Appointed by President Harry S. Truman (33rd President of the United States) as an administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration.
1962 – Became Chief Justice on the State Supreme Court.
1984 – Died on the 23rd of October in Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A.