1914 - Born on the 17th of August in Campobello, New Brunswick, Canada.
1933 - Graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass.
1937 - Finished a degree at Harvard University.
1940 - Marked off from University of Virginia Law School at Charlottesville.
1941 - Naval Reserve called him and he served as an ensign in the U.S. Navy.
1942 - Admitted to the bar.
1947-1948 - Received the following awards: Purple Heart Medal and the Silver Star.
- Lawyer and the vice-president of the Committee on Civil Rights under the Truman administration.
1948-1949 - Chairman of mayor's committee on unity in New York city.
1951 - Shifted from being a Liveral to being a Democrat on January 3 and he got elected as a Democrat to the
1952 - Representative for Democratic National Conventions.
1958 - Ventured into automobile import business.
1963 - Took on as Undersecretary of Commerce under Kennedy administration.
1965 - first Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
1988 - He died 17th of August in Poughkeepsie, New York.
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