1877 – He was born on the 18th day of March this year near Beverly, seven miles south of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
1893 – His family moved to Hopkinsville, Kentucky and occupied 705 west Seventh, on the southeast corner of Seventh and Young Street. During this time he received an eighth-grade education; discovered his spiritual vocation; left the family farm to pursue various forms of employment.
1900 – He formed a business partnership with his father to sell Woodmen of the World Insurance. However, he was struck by severe laryngitis in March. It resulted in a complete loss of speech on April 18.
1901 – He was traveling stage hypnotist and entertainer called "Hart – The Laugh Man" was performing at the Hopkinsville Opera House.
1925 – He reported his "voice" had instructed him to move to Virginia Beach, Virginia.
1929 – His hospital was established in Virginia Beach sponsored by a wealthy recipient of the trance readings, Morton Blumenthal.
1943 – He gained national prominence in this year through a high profile article in Coronet.
1945 – He suffered a stroke on January 2 of this year. He died the next day.