1914 – Born on the 8th of October.
1924 – He worked in a local cannery.
1932 – He graduated in Valdez High School,Alaska as a valedictorian.
1940 – He ran successfully as the Democratic candidate for Valdez in the Alaska Territorial House
1941 – He married to Neva McKittrick.
1943 – He was as Mayor of Valdez, Alaska.
1953 – He was elected to the upper house Alaska Senate.
1959 – He decided to run as the first state governor.
1966 – He leaved as a governor.
1970 – He was elected again as a governor.
1974 – He retired from public and political life.
1984 – He died on the 6th of May because of lung cancer.