1861 – Born on the 23rd of October in Macomb, McDonough County.
1882 – He studied law in Chicago and was admitted to the bar.
1883 – He graduated from the University of Michigan.
1893 – He was an attorney for the Board of West Chicago Park Commissioners.
1894 – He was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress.
1923 – He died on the 19th of December in Chicago.