1903 – Born on the 16th of March in New York City, U.S.A.
1918 – He joined the United States Navy.
1927 – He attended at Montana School of Mines.]
1934 – He graduated at University of Montana with a degree of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts.
1942 – He was a Professor of Latin American and Far Eastern History at the University of Montana and a
member of the American Federation of Teachers.
1943 – He became a member of the Democratic Party in the U.S. House of Representatives.
1953 – He became a member at United States Senate.
1961 – He served as a Majority Leader in Senate.
1976 – He retired from the U.S. Senate.
1977 – He was appointed by President Jimmy Carter (39th President of the U.S.) as a Ambassador to Japan.
1989 – He received the "United States Military Academy Sylvanus Thayer Award".
1990 – He received the "Presidential Medal of Freedom" one of the two highest Civilian Award.
2001 – He died on the 5th of October at the age of 98.