1799 – Born in Kingston on the 13th of May.
1818 – He graduated from Union College, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Kingston.
1831 – He was a member of the New York State Assembly.
1836 – He was judge of Ulster County and was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress.
1846 – He resumed the practice of law and was district attorney of Ulster County.
1855 – He died on the 16th of January 16 in Kingston, and interment was in Old Houghtaling Cemetery.