1825 – Born on the 17th of April in Hanover, Morris, Country, New Jersey, United States.
1846 – He graduated in New York University Law School, in New York, United States.
– He was admitted to the bar.
1856 – He served as a school commissioner in New York University.
1858 – He served in the State senate.
1860 – He served as a county supervisor.
1867 – He served as a commissioner of public instruction.
1871 – He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress in United States.
1872 – He was not ran for renomination as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress.
1875 – He was elected to the Forty-fourth Congress on the 4th of March.
1876 – He resign to the Forty-fourth Congress.
1877 – He served as a mayor of New York City, New York, United States.
1895 – He was appointed as a commissioner of parks.
1911 – He died on the 1st of July in Livingstone, Essex Country, New Jersey, United States.