1878 - Born on the 18th of October in Brooklyn, New York.
1898 - He took his bachelor's degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
1900 - He received his masters degree from Yale University.
1912 - He entered investment banking, being in the employ of a New York Stock Exchange member firm.
1917 - He served with Colonel House on President Wilson's commission to prepare data for the Paris
1918 - He was a Captain in the Military Intelligence division of the General Staff, US Army.
- He was selected for the US delegation to the Paris Peace Conference.
- He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, serving as both chancellor and
treasurer of that organization.
1949 - He died on the 18th of May.