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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

Peace Conference.

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.
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