1917 – Born in Wilton, New Hampshire on the 26th of August.
1939 – He received his A.B. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles.
1942 – His LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School.
– Served in the United States Naval Reserve, reaching the rank of lieutenant.
1946 – He joined the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles, where he was a senior partner when he was appointed Attorney General by President Ronald Reagan.
1954 – A member of the Los Angeles Committee on Foreign Relations.
1967 – His business affiliations included service as a director of the Pacific Lighting Corp. of Los Angeles.
1968 – Serving as chairman of the delegation.
1969 – The Pacific Lighting Corp. of San Francisco.
1970 – A member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council since 1970
1971 – A member of the Harvard University School of Government.
– He served as a member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on International, Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington, D.C.
1972 – He was a member of the California delegation to the Republican National Convention.
1974 – A seat on the board of directors of Jorgensen Steel Company.
1976 – Vice chairman of the delegation.
1979 – A seat on the board of directors of Pullman, Inc. of Chicago.
1981 – He served as Attorney General.
1985 – Joined the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.
1990 – Died on the 29th of October and is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.