1874 – Born on the 23rd of December in Sangerville, Maine.
1898 – He made his way to Alaska at the height of the Klondike Gold Rush in hopes of making his fortune as a Prospector.
1931 – He donated a 16-acre parcel of land, formerly a farmer’s field.
– He funded a make-work project and supplied tools to build a park.
1935 – He took British citizenship and for tax reasons lived in the Bahamas.
1939 – He was created a Baronet as a reward for his philanthropic endeavours there and in Britain.
1943 – He died on the 7th of July in Nassau, Bahamas.