1909 – Born on the 11th of September in Bowling Green, Kentucky, U.S.A.
1930 – He received a B.A. at Western Kentucky State College.
1953 – He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives.
1954 – He set a record of 18401 consecutive Congressional votes.
1992 – He was the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.
1994 – He died on the 29th of March in Bethesda, Maryland.