Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1948 – Born on the 31st of March in Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.
1966 – He enrolled to Princeton University in New Jersey, U.S.A.
1968 – He left college and enlisted in the United States Army.
1970 – He returned in Princeton University to continue his studies.
1972 – He earned his "Juris Doctor" degree of law in Boston University.
1974 – He became a professor of law at Mercer University located in Georgia, U.S.A.
1995 – He became the Mayor of Macon in Georgia, U.S.A.
2000 – He first ran for Congress as the Democratic candidate for the 8th District of Georgia.
2003 – He became the Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives.
2006 – He opposed abortion, gay marriage, and gun control in the United States.