Currently alive, at 86 years of age.
1929 – Born on the 4th of September.
1950 – He was enlisted in the U.S. Navy for two years, and graduated from Amherst Collage, Massachusetts,
1956 – On the 26th of January, he married Barbara Ann Smith.
– He was elected Circuit Attorney of the City of St. Louis.
1960 – He became as a Missouri Attorney General at the age 31.
1964 – He was elected Missouri Lieutenant Governor.
1968 – He was elected at the United States Senate.
1974 – He was re-elected to the United States Senate.
1987 – He returned to St. Louis as an Attorney, Political Commentator, and Professor at Washington University
in St. Louis.
2001 – He joined other Missouri Democrats to oppose the nomination of former Missouri Governor John Ashcroft
for United State Attorney General.
2007 – He died on the 4th of March because of heart and respiratory complications.