1879 - Born on the 5th of July in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
1900 - Graduated college in Harvard University.
1903 - Received his Law degree from Washington University.
1904 - Became member of the public library board.
1905 - He married Helen Brooks.
1907 - Served as member of the house of delegates of the city government.
1908 - He served on the executive committee of the National Municipal League.
1911 - Became chairman of the City Planning Commission.
1917 - Served as director of the War Finance Corporation.
1923 - He was the United States Assistant Secretary of War.
1925 - Became United States Secretary of War.
1929 - He became Governor General of the Philippines.
1936 - After the death of his wife Helen Brooks, he married for the second time to Pauline Morton Sabin.
1942 - Served as a Director General of the United States Army Specialist Corps.
1945 - Died on the 28th of November in Washington, D.C.
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