1758 – Born on the 17th of December in Warreton, North Carolina.
1779 – He served briefly in the "American Revolutionary War", a war between Kingdom of Great Britain
and Thirteen United Colonies.
1791 – He was a member of the United States House of the Representatives.
1801 – He became Speaker of the House in the United States House of the Representatives.
1815 – He served in the United States Senate.
1828 – He became the President of the North Carolina Constitutional Convention.
1837 – He died on the 29th of June.