1892 – Born on the 25th of February in Waseca County, Minnesota, U.S.A.
1913 – He graduated from the law department of Creighton University with a degree of Law.
1916 – He was elected as a municipal judge of Omaha, Nebraska U.S.A.
1935 – He became the city comptroller of Gary in Indiana U.S.A.
1938 – He became the treasurer of Lake County, Indiana.
1940 – He was delegate to Democratic National Convention.
1943 – He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses.
1976 – He was unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Ninety-fifth Congress.
1987 – Died on the 28th of September at the age of 95.