1941 – Born on the 8th of September in Brooklyn, New York.
1964 – Graduated at University of Chicago with a degree of Bachelor of Science.
1964 – Moved to Vermont and worked as a carpenter and journalist.
1971 – Joined the Anti-Vietnam War Liberty Union Party in Vermont.
1972 – He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate and Governor in Vermont.
1977 – Resigned from Liberty Union Party in Vermont.
1981 – He was elected as Mayor of Burlington, Vermont.
1987 – He was re-elected Mayor of Burlington, Vermont.
1988 – He was an unsuccessful candidate to the 101st Congress.
1991 – Elected as an independent to the 102nd and to the seven succeeding Congresses.
2006 – He was elected to the United States Senate.