Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1927 – Born on the 24th of June in Hawthorne, Florida, U.S.A.
1950 – He received a bachelors degree in College of Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.
1955 – He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in University of Louisville, Kentucky, United Sates.
1960 – He established a dentistry practice.
1972 – He was elected as a Republican in South Carolina Senate, United States.
1974 – He was elected Governor of South Carolina.
1981 – He was appointed as a Secretary of Energy.
1982 – He resigned as a Secretary of Energy.
– He served as a President of the Medical University of South Carolina.
1997 – He was inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame.