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.
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