1932 – Born on the month of March.
1954 – Graduated college from University of Kansas.
1957 – Earned his Juris Doctor degree at from the University of Chicago Law School.
– Served as a law clerk to Supreme Court of the United States.
1960 – Became Law Professor at the University of Chicago.
1971 – Program Assistant Director for national security and international affairs at the Office of Management and Budget.
1973 – Served as Executive Director of the White House Council on Economic Policy.
1982 – He became Deputy Secretary of State.
1985 – Vice-President for law and external relations at IBM (International Business Machines Corporation).
1987 – chairman of the German-American Academic Council.
1992 – Served as a President and CEO of the United Way of America.
2001 – Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in United States Department of the Treasury.