1833 – Born on the 1st of August in South Gibson, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.
1854 – He studied law in Hamillton College in Clinton New York.
1855 – He was admitted to the bar and he practiced in Owego, Broome Country, New York.
1864 – He practiced law and banking.
1869 – He served as Governor of Virginia.
1875 – He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses.
1881 – He served as president of the New York Underground Railroad Company.
1885 – He died at the age of 52 at the month of May 11th at New York City and buried in Spring Forest