1828 – Born on the 1st of February in Richmond, Vermont, U.S.A.
1849 – He began the practice of law.
1854 – He was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives, Vermont, U.S.A.
1861 – He was a member and president "pro tem" of the state Senate.
1866 – He became a member of the United States Senate as a Republican.
1886 – He was a candidate for the presidential nomination.
1890 – He he served as chairman of the United States Senate Committee.
1919 – He died on the 27th of February.