1890 – Born on the 3rd of August in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.
1918 – He married his college sweetheart Carolyn Hawkins.
1927 – He became president of his father’s company Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
1937 – He was appointed as an Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
1940 – He was appointed as an Acting Secretary of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
– He won election as a governor of New Jersey, U.S.A.
1948 – He established a charitable foundation, originally called "The Brook Foundation".
1951 – He live in Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, U.S.A.
1962 – He was one of the founders of the Conservative Party of New York State.
1969 – He died on the 31st of July in New York City, United States of America.