1860 – Born on the 5th of May in New York City.
1882 – He graduated from the law department of New York University.
1893 – He served as a justice of the New York District Court.
1900 – He was elected as a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court.
1910 – He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate.
1911 – He was Chairman of the Committee on Interoceanic Canals and a member of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
1934 – He served as an official referee of the New York State Supreme Court.
1943 – He died on the 17th of May in New York City.