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James Bryant Conant (1893 - 1978)

James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was a chemist, educational administrator, and government official. As the President of Harvard University he reformed it as a research ...

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Jacob D. Beam (1908 - 1993)

Jacob Dyneley Beam (March 24, 1908 – August 16, 1993) was an American diplomat. Beam was born in Princeton, New Jersey. His father was a German professor at Princeton University, and the you...

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Peter W. Galbraith MP

Peter Woodard Galbraith (b. December 31, 1950) is an author, academic, commentator, politician, policy advisor, and former United States diplomat. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he helped uncover...

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Craig Roberts Stapleton MP

Craig Roberts Stapleton (born 1945) is a former United States ambassador to France and the Czech Republic.

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Nathaniel Davis (1925 - 2011)

Nathaniel Davis (April 12, 1925 – May 16, 2011) was a well-known career diplomat who served in the United States Foreign Service and the Peace Corps for 36 years. His final years were spent te...

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Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962)

Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962) was an American ambassador to Costa Rica and Honduras. He is also considered as a key player during the 1954 operation against Arbenz in Gautemala. Biography He was...

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Charles R. Crane (1858 - 1939)

Charles Richard Crane (1858–1939) was a wealthy American businessman, heir to a large industrial fortune and connoisseur of Arab culture, a noted Arabist. His widespread business interests gav...

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E. C. Banfield (1828 - 1887)

E. C. Banfield (September 19, 1828 – November 12, 1887) was a New Hampshire lawyer who served as Solicitor of the United States Treasury. Biography Everett Colby Banfield was born in Wolfe...

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Herbert H. D. Peirce (1849 - 1916)

Herbert Henry Davis Peirce (May 11, 1849 – December 5, 1914) was a United States diplomat who served as Third Assistant Secretary of State from 1901 to 1906 and as U.S. Ambassador to Norway fr...

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John "Bowie Knife" Potter (1817 - 1899)

US Congressman. Born in Augusta, Maine, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy New Hampshire, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced to practice in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was judge...

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John Parker Hale, Jr., U.S. Senator (1806 - 1873)

John Parker Hale (March 31, 1806 – November 19, 1873) was an American politician and lawyer from New Hampshire. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 and in...

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Maj. General John Adams Dix (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1798 - 1879)

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served as Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and the 24th Governor of New York. He was also a...

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Augustine Heard, II (1827 - 1905)

In 1852, Augustine Heard II then took over the leadership of Augustine Heard & Co. and became the first Westerner permitted to trade in Siam in 1855. When his brother John returned to take the leadersh...

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Warren Zimmermann (1934 - 2004)

Warren Zimmermann (November 16, 1934 – February 3, 2004) was an American career diplomat best known as the last US ambassador to SFR Yugoslavia before its disintegration in a series of civil w...

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Edwin W. Martin (1917 - 1991)

Edwin W. Martin (1917–1991) was an American diplomat. After his education at Deerfield Academy, Oberlin College, and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, he embarked u...

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John Clarence Cudahy (1887 - 1943)

John Clarence Cudahy (December 10, 1887 – September 6, 1943) was a real estate developer and American ambassador to Poland, Ireland, Belgium and Luxembourg.

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Earl E. T. Smith (1903 - 1991)

Earl Edward Tailer Smith (1903–1991) was a United States foreign diplomat, ambassador to Cuba (1957–1959), mayor of Palm Beach (1971–1977), and husband of model Florence Pritchet...

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William S. Mailliard (1917 - 1992)

William S. Mailliard (June 10, 1917–June 10, 1992) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California. He was born in Belvedere, California; attended elementary and secondary sc...

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Robert F. Wagner, Jr., Mayor of New York City MP (1910 - 1991)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. Life and e...

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Avis Thayer Bohlen MP

Avis Thayer Bohlen (born 20 April 1940 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is a diplomat and former Assistant Secretary for Arms Control (1999–2002) and United States Ambassador to Bulgaria (1996 ...

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Ambassador William Howard Taft III (1915 - 1991)

William Howard Taft III (1915-1991) was the grandson of William Howard Taft and served as U.S. ambassador to Ireland from 1953 to 1957. Taft was also a member of the Metropolitan Club of Washington D...

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Charles E. Bohlen (1904 - 1974)

Charles Eustis “Chip” Bohlen (August 30, 1904 – January 1, 1974) was a United States diplomat from 1929 to 1969 and Soviet expert, serving in Moscow before and during World War I...

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John Gilbert Winant, Governor (1889 - 1947)

John Gilbert Winant OM (February 23, 1889 – November 3, 1947) was an American politician with the Republican party after a brief career as a teacher in Concord, New Hampshire. Winant was born ...

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Grenville T. Emmet (1877 - 1937)

Grenville T. Emmet (August 2, 1877–September 26, 1937), was an American attorney and diplomat. He practiced law with Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as United States Ambassador to the Netherl...

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Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833 - 1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833–1908) was an African American who was appointed United States Ambassador to Haiti in 1869. He was the first African-American diplomat. Ebenezer Bassett was appointe...

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Norman Armour, Sr. (1887 - 1982)

Norman Armour (October 14, 1887– September 27, 1982) was a career United States diplomat who The New York Times once called "the perfect diplomat". In his long career spanning both World Wars,...

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Robert F. Goheen (1919 - 2008)

Robert Francis Goheen (August 15, 1919 – March 31, 2008) was an American academic, president of Princeton University and United States Ambassador to India. Biography Robert Francis Goh...

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Guilford Dudley, Jr. (1907 - 2002)

) Guilford Dudley (June 23, 1907 - 13 June 2002), was the United States ambassador to Denmark under the Nixon and Ford presidential administrations. From 1952 until 1969 Dudley served as president of...

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William Attwood (1919 - 1989)

William Hollingsworth Attwood (July 14, 1919 – April 15, 1989) was an American journalist, author, editor and diplomat. Early life Born in Paris, France, he received his education at Choat...

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Alexandre Pollock Moore (1867 - 1930)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alexander Pollock Moore in 1912 Alexander Pollock Moore (1867–1930) was an American diplomat, editor and publisher. Born in Pittsburgh on November 10, 1...

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Paul Wolfowitz MP

Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (born December 22, 1943) is a former President of the World Bank, United States Ambassador to Indonesia, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, and former dean of the Paul H. Nitze S...

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Jesse Isidor Straus MP (1872 - 1936)

Jesse Isidor Straus (June 25, 1872 – October 4, 1936) served as the American ambassador to France from 1933 to 1936. He was the eldest son of Isidor Straus (1845–1912), who died in the ...

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George von Lengerke Meyer (1858 - 1918)

George von Lengerke Meyer (June 24, 1858 – March 9, 1918) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as United States ambassador...

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Harlan Cleveland (1918 - 2008)

Harlan Cleveland (January 19, 1918 – May 30, 2008) was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S...

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George McGovern, Pres. Candidate, Senator, Congress (1922 - 2012)

George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian, author, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presi...

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Anne Armstrong (1927 - 2008)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

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Henry A. Peirce (1808 - 1885)

Henry Augustus Peirce (1808–1885) was an American businessman and diplomat. Some sources spell his last name as Pierce. Early life and business He was born in Dorchester Massachusetts (now...

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Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., Maj. General, U.S. Ambassador (1897 - 1961)

. Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897–1961), also known as A. J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. or Tony Biddle, was a wealthy socialite who became a diplomat of the United States, and served in the Un...

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James Hillary Mulligan (1844 - 1915)

James Hillary Mulligan (November 21, 1844 - July 1, 1915) was a judge, politician, and poet from Kentucky. Biography Mulligan was born in Lexington, Kentucky, son of the locally prominent busines...

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Elijah Hise (1802 - 1867)

Elijah Hise (4 July 1802 – 8 May 1867) was a United States diplomat and U.S. Representative from the 3rd district of Kentucky. Hise was born 4 July 1802 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania bef...

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James Brown Clay (1817 - 1864)

James Brown Clay (November 9, 1817 – January 26, 1864) was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky. Born in Washington, D.C., while his father...

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Swanee Hunt MP

Swanee Grace Hunt (born May 1, 1950), Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, is the founding director of the Women and Public Policy Progr...

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Charles W. Sawyer, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1887 - 1979)

Charles W. Sawyer (February 10, 1887 – April 7, 1979) was United States Secretary of Commerce from May 6, 1948 to January 20, 1953 in the administration of Harry Truman. Sawyer was born in...

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Archibald Grimké (1849 - 1930)

Archibald Henry Grimké (August 17, 1849 – February 25, 1930) was an American lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A grad...

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Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (USN) (1875 - 1959)

Fleet Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer, building his reputation through administration and staff work. As Chief of Naval Operations (193...

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Myron Timothy Herrick (1854 - 1929)

Myron Timothy Herrick (October 9, 1854 – March 31, 1929) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 42nd Governor of Ohio. From 1885 to 1888, Herrick was a member of Cleveland Cit...

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Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884)

Samuel Wells Williams (衛三畏; 22 September 1812 - February 16, 1884) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.

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Charles S. Whitehouse, U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand (1921 - 2001)

Charles Sheldon Whitehouse (November 5, 1921 – June 25, 2001) was an American career Foreign Service Officer. He was U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand in the 1970s. Early life Mr. White...

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William Cameron Forbes MP (1870 - 1959)

William Cameron Forbes was a banker, philanthropist and statesman. More here:

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James Jeremiah Wadsworth, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1905 - 1984)

James Jeremiah "Jerry" Wadsworth (June 12, 1905 – March 13, 1984)[1] was a U.S. diplomat. A member of the prominent Genesee Valley Wadsworths, he was a direct descendant of pioneer William Wad...

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Dan Rooney MP

Daniel Milton "Dan" Rooney, CBE (Hon.) (born July 20, 1932) is the United States Ambassador to Ireland. He is chairman emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team in the National Football League ...

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(Acting U.S. Sec. of State 1902) Francis Butler Loomis (1861 - 1948)

Birth: Jul. 27, 1861 Marietta Washington County Ohio, USA Death: Aug. 6, 1948 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA United States Assistant Secretary of State 1903 to 1905, Minister ...

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William Henry Draper, Jr. MP (1894 - 1974)

. William Henry Draper, Jr. (August 10, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was a U.S. army officer, banker, and diplomat. Life and career Draper was born in Harlem, New York City, the son of Mary E...

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John Beyrle, Ambassador to Russia (deceased)

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William Elliot Gonzales (1866 - 1937)

William Elliot Gonzalez (1866 - October 20, 1937) was the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919 and the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921. Biography He was born in 1...

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Angier Biddle Duke MP (1915 - 1995)

Angier Biddle Duke (1915–1995) had a career which included being a diplomat in the United States foreign service. Angier Biddle Duke, 79, an Ambassador And Scion of Tobacco Family, Has Die...

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Walter P. McConaughy (1908 - 2000)

Walter Patrick McConaughy, Jr. (September 11, 1908 in Alabama – November 10, 2000 in Atlanta) was a career American diplomat. McConaughy attended Duke University, graduating in 1930. Afterward...

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Jack F. Matlock, Jr. (1929 - d.)

. Jack Foust Matlock, Jr. (born October 1, 1929) is an American former ambassador, career Foreign Service Officer, a teacher, a historian, and a linguist. He was a specialist in Soviet affairs during...

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George V. Allen (1903 - 1970)

George Venable Allen (November 3, 1903 – July 11, 1970) was a United States diplomat. Biography Born in Durham, North Carolina, he attended Duke University—then known as Trinity Col...

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Jean Ann Smith MP

New York, NY, USA

Chose "a small wedding and a big present" from her Dad (a splendid diamond pin). Married in the Lady Chapel behind the main altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral, by Francis Cardinal spellman. Weddidng brea...

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Thomas Larkin, US Consul to California (1802 - 1858)

Early American Settler in Monterey CA in the 1830's, and influential in US acquisition of Calif. from Mexico. SOURCES cited in WIKIPEDIA for BIRTH: ^ Roger D. Joslyn, ed., Vital Records of Charle...

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William B. Saxbe, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1916 - 2010)

William Bart "Bill" Saxbe (June 24, 1916 – August 24, 2010) was an American politician affiliated with the Republican Party, who served as a U.S. Senator from Ohio, as U.S. Attorney General un...

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Foy D. Kohler (1908 - 1990)

Foy David Kohler (February 15, 1908 – December 23, 1990) was an American diplomat and career Foreign Service Officer who was Ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Madeleine May Kunin, Governor MP

Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat and politician. She was the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She also served a...

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Roy R. Rubottom, Jr. (1912 - 2010)

. Roy Richard "Dick" Rubottom, Jr. (February 13, 1912 – December 6, 2010) was a United States diplomat, most notable for being Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from 1957...

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Carlton J. H. Hayes (1882 - 1964)

Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (May 16, 1882 – September 2, 1964) was an American educator, diplomat, and academic. A student of European history, he was a specialist on the study of nationalism...

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Robert C. Frasure, U.S. Ambassador to Estonia (1942 - 1995)

Robert C. Frasure (April 20, 1942 - August 19, 1995) was an American diplomat and the first United States Ambassador to Estonia following Estonia's regained independence from the Soviet Union. Fras...

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John Wallace Riddle (1864 - 1941)

John Wallace Riddle (1864 – 1941) was an American diplomat. His first diplomatic assignment was as agent/consul general in Egypt (1904–1905). He was then sent to Romania and Serbia in 1...

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James Morris Morgan (1845 - 1928)

Midshipman James Morris Morgan, Confederate States Navy, C.S.S. Georgia. Entered U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 1860, resigned and enlisted as Midshipman, Confederate States Navy, July 8, 1861. ...

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Gen. Alexander Sandor Asboth (USA) (1811 - 1868)

ivil War Union Brigadier General. One of a number of Hungarians to reach high rank in the Union Army. Served in the Hungarian Army as a Cuirassier (Heavy Cavalry soldier) before allying himself wit...

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William Henry Hunt, Ambassador, Navy Sec'y (1823 - 1884)

William Henry Hunt (June 12, 1823 – February 27, 1884) was the United States Secretary of the Navy under President James Garfield and briefly under President Chester A. Arthur. Updated fro...

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Henry W. Hilliard, US Congress (1808 - 1892)

US Congressman, US Diplomat. Served as a General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Alabama's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving fro...

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Outerbridge Horsey, IV (1910 - 1983)

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Pierre Soulé, U.S. Senator (1801 - 1870)

Pierre Soulé (August 31, 1801 – March 26, 1870) was an attorney, politician and diplomat from Louisiana during the mid-19th century. Serving as a United States Senator from 1849 to 1853...

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Whiteside G. Hunter, MD, US Congress (1841 - 1917)

Born in Londonderry,Ireland on Christmas Day 1841, Whiteside Godfrey Hunter immigrated to the United States in 1858, shortly after completing his education in his home country. Hunter originally sett...

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Brig. General Humphrey Marshall (CSA), U.S. and Confederate Congressman (1812 - 1872)

) Humphrey Marshall (January 13, 1812 – March 28, 1872) was a four-term antebellum United States Congressman and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army and a Confederate Congressma...

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Richard Bordeaux Parker (1923 - 2011)

Richard Bordeaux Parker (July 3, 1923, in the Fort Stotsenburg, Philippines - January 7, 2011, in Washington, D.C.) was a United States Foreign Service Officer and an expert on the Middle East. Par...

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The Honorable Rufus King, Signer of the U.S. Constitution MP (1755 - 1827)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A064762 Rufus King ( born March 24, 1755 in Scarborough, Maine, and died April 29, 1827 in New York Cit...

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Maj. General Dabney H. Maury (CSA) (1822 - 1900)

Dabney Herndon Maury (May 21, 1822 – January 11, 1900) was an officer in the United States Army, instructor at West Point, author of military training books, and a major general in the Confede...

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John S.D. Eisenhower MP (1922 - 2013)

John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (born August 3, 1922, died December 21, 2013) is the son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie. He is a retired United States Army officer and the author of ...

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Brigadier-General Frederick Dent Grant (1850 - 1912)

He accompanied his father during portions of the Civil War and served on the Western frontier and in the Spainish-American War and the Philippine American War. He was also U.S. Minister to Austria-Hu...

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Maj. Gen. Hugh J. Kilpatrick (USA) (1836 - 1881)

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, achieving the rank of brevet major general. He was later the United States Minister to Chile, and a failed politic...

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General Maxwell D. Taylor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1901 - 1987)

General Maxwell Davenport "Max" Taylor (August 26, 1901 – April 19, 1987) was an United States Army four star general and diplomat of the mid-20th century, who served as the fifth Chairman of ...

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General James Longstreet (CSA) MP (1821 - 1904)

OBITUARY FOR JAMES G. LONGSTREET: Lt. General James Longstreet, CSA 1821 - 1904 James Longstreet, one of Robert E. Lee’s most trusted generals during the Civil War, died January 2, 1904....

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Brig. General Alexander R. Lawton (CSA) (1818 - 1896)

Alexander Robert Lawton (November 4, 1818 – July 2, 1896) was a lawyer, politician, diplomat, and brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life ...

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Amb. Andrew Jackson Donelson (1799 - 1871)

Andrew Jackson Donelson (August 25, 1799 – June 26, 1871) was an American diplomat and a candidate for Vice President of the United States. One of the three sons of Samuel and Mary Donelson,...

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Rounsevelle Wildman, US Consul General (1864 - 1901)

Rounsevelle Wildman, the son of Rev. Edwin Wildman and Helen P. Rounsevelle, was born on March 19, 1864, in Batavia, New York. After graduating from Syracuse University he travelled west and, from ...

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Charles F. Adams Sr., US Congress, Ambassador MP (1807 - 1886)

Charles Francis Adams, Sr. (August 18, 1807-November 21, 1886), a lifelong Unitarian, was an antislavery politician who later opposed radical reconstruction of the South. As ambassador to Britain durin...

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John Lawrence Caldwell (1875 - 1922)

John Lawrence Caldwell (July 16, 1875 - December 6, 1922) was the United States Ambassador to Iran from 1914 to 1921. He was born in Bourbon County, Kansas on July 16, 1875 to Thomas Anderson Caldw...

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Charlemagne Tower, Jr. (1848 - 1932)

of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 17, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; president, Duluth & Iron Range Railroad;...

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James Gadsden, of the Gadsden Purchase MP (1788 - 1858)

James Gadsden (May 15, 1788 – December 26, 1858) was an American diplomat, soldier and businessman and namesake of the Gadsden Purchase, in which the United States purchased from Mexico the la...

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Brig. General Henry Rootes Jackson (CSA) (1820 - 1898)

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during th...

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Robert C. Kirk (1821 - 1898)

Robert C. Kirk was an American politician who served as the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1860 to 1862.[1] Kirk was born February 26, 1821 in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio.[2] He at...

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John Y. Mason, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General (1799 - 1859)

United States House of Representatives March 4, 1831 to January 11, 1837 Appointed Secretary of the Navy by President John Tyler on March 14, 1844 Appointed Attorney General by President James Polk...

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William Hawkins Polk, US Congress (c.1815 - 1862)

Served in the Mexican-American War S Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 6th District n the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1851 to 1853. He also served as a Member...

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William R.D. King, 13th V.P. of the USA MP (1786 - 1853)

William R. King: at Wikipedia at FindAGrave William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th Vice President of the Un...

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Edward Stettinius, Jr., U.S. Secretary of State (1900 - 1949)

. Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr. (October 22, 1900 – October 31, 1949) was United States Secretary of State under Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, serving from 1944 to 1945...

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Colonel John "The Gray Ghost" Mosby (CSA) MP (1833 - 1916)

Biography John Singleton Mosby John Singleton Mosby (1833–1916) . . Title: Colonel John Singleton Mosby Source: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Photographs Division [cwpb...

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