1955 – Born on the 3rd of August in Exeter, New Hampshire. He received his education in local schools and worked at his father’s general store.
1775 – He represented his community in drafting the first state constitution.
1776 – In November, a committee of the state legislature appointed him to serve as adjutant, or administrative officer, of the 3d New Hampshire Regiment.
1786-1788 – New Hampshire delegate to Continental Congress.
1789-1797 – He was the representative from New Hampshire.
1805-1814 – He became the senator from New Hampshire.
1814 – He died on the 2nd of May at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.