1922 – Born on the 22nd of October in Providence, Rhode Island.
1940 – He graduated college from Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts.
1942 – He served in the United States Marines during World War II.
1950 – He received his Doctorate Degree in Harvard Law School.
1951 – He served in the United States Marines Rifle Company Commander during the Korean War.
1956 – He was elected in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
1958 – He was re-elected in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
1962 – He was elected Governor of Rhode Island, U.S.A.
1968 – He served as a Chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
1969 – He was appointed as a United States Secretary of the Navy.
1972 – He was unsuccessful candidate for United States Senate.
1976 – He served as a chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
1999 – He died on the 24th of October.