1914 – Born on the 17th of August in Campobello, New Brunswick, Canada.
1933 – Graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass.
1937 – Finished a degree at Harvard University.
1940 – Marked off from University of Virginia Law School at Charlottesville.
1941 – Naval Reserve called him and he served as an ensign in the U.S. Navy.
1942 – Admitted to the bar.
1947-1948 – Received the following awards: Purple Heart Medal and the Silver Star.
– Lawyer and the vice-president of the Committee on Civil Rights under the Truman administration.
1948-1949 – Chairman of mayor’s committee on unity in New York city.
1951 – Shifted from being a Liveral to being a Democrat on January 3 and he got elected as a Democrat to the
1952 – Representative for Democratic National Conventions.
1958 – Ventured into automobile import business.
1963 – Took on as Undersecretary of Commerce under Kennedy administration.
1965 – first Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
1988 – He died 17th of August in Poughkeepsie, New York.