1849 – Born on the 9th of August in Colorado County,Texas.
1872 – He graduated his law degree in Washington University Law School.
1873 – He joined the state bar and began to practice law.
1881 – He served in the Missouri House of Represintatives.
1893 – He was the president of St.Louis city council.
1908 – He was a member of the Republican National Committee.
1909 – He become the secretary of commerce and labor.
1940 – He died on the 5th of January in St.Louis,Missouri.