Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1948 – Born on the 6th of December in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
1970 – He served in the United States National Guard.
1978 – He ran for the Oklahoma State Senate.
1980 – He was swept into office in the general election against Oklahoma City Mayor.
1986 – He was re-elected and was the senior senator of Oklahoma.
1996 – He served in the 108th Congress as Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
2004 – He announced that he would not run again.