1749 – George Walton was born in Cumberland County, Virginia.
1769 – He moved to Savannah, Georgia to study law under a Mr. Young.
1774 – He was admitted to the bar.
1778 – He was elected to the Continental Congress, a position.
1779 – He was freed through a prisoner exchange.
– In October, Walton was elected Governor of Georgia, a position he held for only two months.
1780 – In January, he was appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Jackson.
1783 – He became Chief Justice of Georgia.
1789 – Governor of Georgia.
1795 – U.S. Senator.
1795 – Served in that position from November to February, until a successor, Josiah Tattnall, was officially elected.
1804 – Died in Augusta, Georgia on the 2nd of February at his home, College Hill, near Augusta.