1801 – Born on the 23rd of July at Northumberland, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
1819 – He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania.
1836 – He was part of the United States Senate as a Unionist Democrat.
1837 – He was voted for the recognition of the Republic of Texas.
1845 – He was the U.S. Secretary of Treasury.
1849 – He was generally recognized as the most influential member of the President’s Cabinet.
– He left as a Secretary of Treasury.
1857 – He was appointed governor of Kansas Territory
– He resigned as a governor of Kansas Territory (November).
1863 – He supported the Union during the American Civil War.
1864 – He practiced law in Washington D.C.
1869 – Died at the age of 68 at Washington D.C.