1840 – Burn on 2nd of July in Boston, Massachussetts.
1860 – He graduated from Amherst college.
1870 – Chief of the government bureau of statistics.
– As U.S. commissioner of Indian Affairs.
1871 – He was a U.S. commissioner of Indian Affairs.
1873 – He was professor of political economy and history in the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University.
1878 – He represented the United States at the Monetary Conference in Paris.
1881 – He was the President of the Massachussettes Institute of Technology.
1885 – He served as president of the American Economic Association.
1876 – As an economist he especially known for his theories on wages and profits
(promulgated in The Wages Question).
1897 – He died at the age of 57 on the 5th of January.