1731 – Born on March 29th in Lebanon, Connecticut.
1751 – He completed preparatory studies and graduated from Harvard College.
1753 – He engaged in mercantile pursuits and became a town clerk of Lebanon.
1755 – He was a member of a military expedition to Lake George.
1757-1784 – He was a member of the State house of representatives.
– He served as a speaker.
– Member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a member of the council of safety during the Revolution.
– The judge of the county court of Windham and judge of probate for the Windham district.
– He became an assistant councilor and served as assistant and as councilor for twenty-four years.
1787 – He was a member of the Connecticut ratification convention.
1811 – He died in Lebanon, Connecticut on August 2nd. His remains were buried in the Trumbull Tomb, East Cemetery.