1853 – Born on the 24th of October in Monroe County, United States.
1886 – He graduated in Indiana University, Indiana, United States.
– He served as a professor of biology at the Indiana State Normal School, Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.A.
1888 – He entered the service of the United States Bureau of Fisheries.
1891 – He became an Ichthyologist.
1892 – He served as a United States fur-seal commissioner.
1908 – He became chairman of the fur-seal board.
1910 – He served as a chief of the Alaska Fisheries Service.
1932 – He died on the 27th of September in Berkeley, California, United States.