1928 - Born in Toledo, Ohio U.S.A.
1950 - He graduated college at Yale University in Connecticut U.S.A.
1953 - He became active duty in the United States Navy.
1960 - He was the confidential assistant to the Secretary of Commerce (head of the United States Department
of Commerce concerned with business and industry).
1976 - He was appointed by Donald Rumsfeld the secretary of Defense of United States as a representative in
Europe and the defense advisor to the U.S. mission to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation).
1981 - He became the Ambassador to France under President Ronald Reagan (40th President of the United
1998 - He became chairman of the board of the New York subsidiary of LVMH (A French holding company and
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