1897 – Born on the 20th of September in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
1917 – He married Eleanor Kellogg Chase.
1921 – He graduated a degree of Law in Yale University.
1926 – He became the youngest President of the International YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association).
1927 – He served as a Hamilton County Prosecutor in Ohio.
1940 – He served as Director of U.S. Community War Service at the Federal Security Agency.
1941 – He became Director of Economic Affairs at the State Department.
1947 – He served as the first layman President of the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America.
1952 – He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Ohio.
1983 – He died on the 24th of June.