1878 – Born on the 12th of May in Stromsburg, Nebraska.
1901 – He graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University.
1906 – He served as clerk and recorder of Polk County, Nebraska.
1908 – He became the mayor of Osceola, Nebraska.
1924 – He was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Nebraska.
1927 – He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventieth Congress.
1933 – He was a representative and adviser to the Agricultural Adjustment Administration.
1937 – He became a member of the Nebraska Unicameral legislature.
1939 – He was a special adviser in the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation in Washington D.C.
1960 – He died on the 5th of October in Washington D.C.