Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
1942 – Born in New York City, on the 26th of December.
1961 – Graduated from a North Hollywood military academy, the Harvard School for Boys.
1964 – He earned a BA in history at Stanford University.
1967 – He then returned to New York to attend Columbia Law School.
1967 – 1969 – Entered active duty in the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War.
1974 – 1981 – Served as the Chief of Staff to Governor Jerry Brown.
1983 – 1987 – Became California State Assemblyman.
1987 – 1995 – He was the California State Controller.
1995 – 1999 – Served as the Lieutenant Governor of California.
1999 – 2003 – Became the 37th Governor of California.
2002 – He was elected as Governor of California.
2003 – On 7th of October, he became the second governor to be recalled in American history.
– Succeeded by Republican Arnold A. Schwarzenegger on 17th of November after the recall election.
2004 – He announced that he was joining the law firm of Loeb & Loeb.
2005 – In a CNN interview on the 5th of August, he noted that although he had been urged to run for Governor of California again by some Democrats , he had no interest in running.
2007 – He was appointed to the Board of Directors of animation company DiC Entertainment, as a non-executive.