1821 – Born on the 12th of June in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States.
1843 – He was admitted to the bar and began his practice in Alexandria, Louisiana.
– He made his court appearance as an attorney in the parish court.
1844 – He He moved to Sabine Parish and settled in Many, Louisiana, United States.
– He was elected as a Sabine Parish Police Jury.
1847 – He became the first Mayor in the town of Mansfield, Louisiana, United States.
1856 – He served as a mayor for the second time in Mansfield, Louisiana.
– He was elected as a alderman of Mansfield, U.S.A.
1861 – He was elected as a Delegate to the Confederate Constitutional convention in United States.
– He signed the Louisiana Ordinance of Secession.
1863 – He was elected as a Speaker of the House of Representatives.
1864 – He was elected as a state representative in the post civil war reconstruction legislature .
1868 – He was disenfrachised by the passage of the Louisiana Constitution.
1870 – He stopped a riot by speaking to and calming the crowd.
1881 – He returned home to practice law in Mansfield, United States.
1885 – He died on the 4th of July.