1836 – Born on the 28th of June in De Ruyter, New York U.S.A.
1853 – At the age of 17, he became a bank clerk in New York.
1858 – He worked as a cashier in tile banking house of the Merchants Loan and Trust Company.
1870 – He became the president of the First National Bank one of the strongest financial institutions in the
1892 – He was chosen as a President of the Board of Directors of the "Worlds Columbian Exposition".
1897 – He served as a Secretary of Treasury in the United States.
1902 – On the month of April he became president of the United States Trust Company in New York City.
1927 – He died at the age of 91 in San Diego,California U.S.A.