1882 – Born on the 11th of February in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England.
1906 – He married Lotty May Easton and established a shop.
1908 – He attended night school to further his education.
1909 – He became secretary to a local tailor.
1911 – He had briefly been involved with the first Labour Party.
1918 – He helped in establishing the New Plymouth branch of the modern New Zealand Labour Party.
1920 – He and his wife travelled to Europe, attending various socialist conferences.
1021 – He was fined for importing "seditious literature".
1922 – He was elected national secretary of the Labour Party.
1925 – He became one of Labour’s main finance spokesmen.
1935 – He was appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Finance.
1936 – He departed for England to conduct Trade Negotiations.
1957 – He became the Prime Minister.
1960 – He was defeated by the National Party and Nash became Leader of the Opposition once again.
1963 – He finally retired as leader of the Labour Party and Nordmeyer was chosen to replace him.
1968 – He died on the 4th of June in Wellington, New Zealand.