1888 – Born on the 1st of August in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
1933 – He served as Instructor of Religion, Dean of the College of Commerce.
1934 – He was one of the directors of Catholic army and navy Chaplains during World War ll.
1939 – He was appointed Apostolic Vicar for the US Military Forces and Titular Bishop of Milasa.
1940 – He received his Episcopal Consecration from was promoted to the fifth Francis Spellman.
1945 – He was named the eighth Bishop of Buffalo.
1951 – He was promoted to the fifth Archbishop of Philadelphia.
1958 – He was created Cardinal Priest of Ss. Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio by Pope John XXlll in the Consistory.
1960 – He died on the 28th of August in Philadelphia.