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Prynce Hopkins (1885 - 1970)

Prynce Hopkins (March 5, 1885 - August 1970), who was born Prince Charles Hopkins, was an American Socialist, pacifist and author of numerous psychology books and periodicals. He was jailed and fin...

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Herbert L. Satterlee (1863 - 1947)

Herbert Livingston Satterlee (October 31, 1863 – July 14, 1947) was an American lawyer, writer, and businessman who served as United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1908 to 1909. T...

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Ruth Agnes Hoople (1892 - 1972)

Ruth Agnes Hoople (born January 14, 1892 in New York; died July 1972 in Syracuse, New York), graduated from Syracuse University in 1914, and completed a Master of Arts in History in 1915; worked for th...

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Francis Saltus Saltus (1849 - 1889)

Francis Saltus Saltus (November 23, 1849 - June 24, 1889) was an American poet. Biography Born in 1849 in New York City, he was the elder half-brother of once popular but now relatively obscure n...

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Edgar Saltus (1855 - 1921)

Edgar Evertson Saltus (October 8, 1855 – July 31, 1921) was an American writer known for his highly refined prose style. His works paralleled those by European decadent authors such as Huysman...

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Madison Grant (1865 - 1927)

Madison Grant (November 19, 1865 – May 30, 1937) was an American lawyer known primarily for his work as a eugenicist and conservationist. As a eugenicist, Grant was responsible for one of the ...

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Joseph Force Crater MP (1889 - 1930)

Vitals at time of Disappearance: Missing Since: August 6, 1930 from New York City, New York Classification: Missing Date of Birth: January 6, 1889 Age: 41 Height and Weight: 6'0", 180-185lb...

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Hanz Zinsser (1878 - 1940)

Hans Zinsser (November 17, 1878 – September 4, 1940) was an American bacteriologist and a prolific author. He was the author of over 200 books and medical articles, and was a member of a number ...

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William Claiborne Owens (1849 - 1925)

William Claiborne Owens (October 17, 1849 - November 18, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Georgetown, Kentucky, Owens attended the common schools, also Kentucky Wesleyan Col...

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Richard Varick (1753 - 1831)

Richard Varick, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, March 23, 1753, served as captain, deputy muster-master-general, and George Washington's secretary during the Revolutionary war. He served as Speaker of ...

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Robert Almer Harper (1862 - 1946)

Robert Almer Harper, (born Jan. 21, 1862, Le Claire, Iowa, U.S.—died May 12, 1946, Bedford, Va.), American biologist who identified the details of reproduction in the development of the fung...

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Nathaniel Lord Britton (1859 - 1934)

Nathaniel Lord Britton (January 15, 1859 – June 25, 1934) was an American botanist and taxonomist who co-founded the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York. Works

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John Paton Davies, Jr. (1909 - 1999)

(b. 6 April 1908 in Kiating, Sichuan Province, China; d. 23 December 1999 in Asheville, North Carolina), career U.S. foreign service officer and China expert who became a prominent victim of McCarthy...

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Harrison A. Williams, U.S. Senator (1919 - 2001)

Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams, Jr. (December 10, 1919 – November 17, 2001) was a Democrat who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives (1953–1957) and t...

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Paul Drennan Cravath (1861 - 1940)

Paul Drennan Cravath (July 14, 1861 – July 1, 1940) was a prominent Manhattan lawyer and a partner of the law firm today known as Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Biography The earliest known male...

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C. Martin Wilbur (1908 - 1997)

C. Martin Wilbur (1907–1997) was the George Sansom Professor of Chinese History at Columbia University from 1947 to 1976. Life Born in Dayton, Ohio, Wilbur went at an early age with his pare...

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Anna Julia Cooper (1858 - 1964)

Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (Raleigh, August 10, 1858 – February 27, 1964) was an American author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States hi...

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George Huntington, MD, Discoverer MP (1850 - 1916)

George Huntington (April 9, 1850 – March 3, 1916) was an American physician who contributed a classic clinical description of the disease that bears his name -- Huntington's disease. Hunting...

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Guy J. Swope (1892 - 1969)

Guy Jacob Swope (December 26, 1892 – July 25, 1969) was an American teacher, accountant, and Democratic politician. His career included one term as a United States Congressman in the Seventy-s...

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Susanne Langer (1895 - 1985)

Susanne Katherina Langer (née Knauth) (December 20, 1895 – July 17, 1985) was an American philosopher of mind and of art, who was influenced by Ernst Cassirer and Alfred North Whitehead...

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C. Vann Woodward (1908 - 1999)

Comer Vann Woodward (November 13, 1908 – December 17, 1999) was a preeminent American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations. He was considered, along with Richa...

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Dr. Norton S. Townshend, US Congress (1815 - 1895)

Norton Strange Townshend (December 25, 1815 – July 13, 1895) was a United States Representative from Ohio. Born in Clay Coton, Northamptonshire (England), in 1830 he migrated to the United...

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Almet Francis Jenks (1853 - 1924)

Almet Francis Jenks (May 21, 1853 - September 18, 1924) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He graduated from Yale University in 1875, where he was a member of Skull and Bon...

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Walker Blaine (1855 - 1890)

Walker Blaine (1855-1890) was an official in the United States Department of State. Biography Walker Blaine was born in Augusta, Maine on May 8, 1855, the son of James G. Blaine and Harriet (Stan...

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Paul Stagg (1909 - 1992)

Paul Stagg (March 18, 1909 – September 4, 1992) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Moravian College (1934 ...

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Edward Baldwin Whitney (1857 - 1911)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Edward Baldwin Whitney (1857–1911) was an American lawyer and judge..." "...Edward Baldwin Whitney was born August 16, 1857. His father was linguist Will...

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Robert William Fogel, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, 1993 MP (1926 - 2013)

Robert William Fogel (July 1, 1926 – June 11, 2013) was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. As...

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Francis Pharcellus Church (1839 - 1906)

Francis Pharcellus Church (February 22, 1839 – April 11, 1906) was an American publisher and editor. He was a member of the Century Association. Biography He was born in Rochester, New Yor...

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Washington Jay McCormick, Jr. (1884 - 1949)

Washington Jay Mccormick, Jr. (January 4, 1884 - March 7, 1949) was a U.S. Representative from Montana. Born in Missoula, Montana, Mccormick attended the University of Montana and the University of...

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Capt. Appleton Oaksmith (1825 - 1887)

Appleton Oaksmith (February 12, 1825 – October 29, 1887), of Carteret County, North Carolina, was the son of Seba Smith and Elizabeth Oakes Smith. Appleton Oaksmith was one of the most c...

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Chi-Chen Wang (1899 - 2001)

professor of Chinese literature at Columbia University, known for an early acclaimed translation of the Dream of the Red Chamber as well as modern works of fiction by Lu Xun.

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Kenneth Gordon Matheson (1864 - 1931)

He was educated at the Carolina military institute, Charlotte, N. C. and the Citadel, Charleston, S.C. He took an M.A. degree at Leland Stanford University, Palo alto, Calif., and at Columbia univers...

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Anne Tyler (1941 - d.)

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. She has published 19 novels, the best known of which are Dinner at the Homes...

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G. B. Pegram (1876 - 1958)

George Braxton Pegram (October 24, 1876 – August 12, 1958) was an American physicist who played a key role in the technical administration of the Manhattan Project. Life Pegram was born in...

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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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Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman MP (1861 - 1939)

Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman (April 25, 1861 – July 8, 1939), American economist Contents * 1 Biography * 2 Publications * 3 External links * 4 References Biography He was born a...

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Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal MP

Naomi Gyllenhaal (née Achs) is an American screenwriter. She has written the screenplays for several feature films, including Running on Empty (for which she received an Academy Award nominati...

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Howard Henry Lederer MP

Wikipedia 2014 Howard Henry Lederer (born 1963) is an American professional poker player. He has won two World Series of Poker bracelets and holds two World Poker Tour titles. Lederer has also contri...

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Annie Duke MP

Annie Duke (born Anne LaBarr Lederer) is an American professional poker player and author. She holds a World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet from 2004 and is the leading money winner among women i...

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Daisy Wu (1902 - 1993)

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Chang Po-Ling (1876 - 1951)

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Sieu Tsu Ts'a Chang (1898 - 1986)

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Peng Chun Chang (1892 - 1957)

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Andrew Yu-Yue Tsu (1885 - 1986)

Y. Y. Tsu, Chinese Episcopal bishop known for his work during the Sino-Japanese war as executive representative of the House of Bishops of the Chinese Episcopal Church. He later directed the Church's c...

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Lien-che Fang (1902 - 1994)

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Chao-ying Fang (1908 - 1985)

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L. Carrington Goodrich (1894 - 1986)

Luther Carrington Goodrich (September 21, 1894 – August 10, 1986), usually known as L. Carrington Goodrich, was an American sinologist and historian of China. A prolific author, he is perhaps be...

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T'ung-tsu Ch'u (1910 - 2008)

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Kuang Tan Pan (1899 - 1967)

P'an Kuang-tan, sociologist, essayist, and propagandist for national betterment through eugenics. He was noted for his studies of family and clan genealogies. a biography in China Heritage Quarterly

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Chien-Shiung Wu (1912 - 1997)

Wu Chien-hsiung, known as C. S. Wu, outstanding physicist and professor at Columbia University who was best known for her experimental investigations of nuclear beta decay.* Updated from MyHeritage Mat...

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Ping-ti Ho (1917 - 2012)

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Shu Chien MP

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Yu-lan Fung (deceased)

Feng Yu-lan, noted philosopher, best known for his Chung-kuo che-hsueh-shih [history of Chinese philosophy] and for his philosophical system, which combined Neo-Confucianism of the Ch'eng-Chu school wi...

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Tingfu Fuller Tsiang (1895 - 1965)

Chiang T'ing-fu, known as T. F. Tsiang, scholar and diplomat. After teaching diplomatic history at Nankai (1923-29) and Tsinghua (1929-35) universities, he became ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1936...

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Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1957 MP

Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee, (Chinese: 李政道; pinyin: Lǐ Zhèngdào) (born November 24, 1926) is a Chinese-born American physicist, well known for his work on parity vio...

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Shih-Chun Wang (1910 - 1993)

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Shih Hu (1891 - 1962)

Hu Shih, leading member of the Peking University galaxy of intellectuals. His efforts to promote the use of pai-hua [the vernacular] in writing sparked the literary and cultural movements of the 1920's...

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V. K. Wellington Koo MP (1887 - 1985)

Ku Wei-chün, known as V. K. Wellington Koo, distinguished diplomat who made significant contributions to the formation and early years of the League of Nations and the United Nations and who als...

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Charles F. C. Ruff (1939 - 2000)

Charles Frederick Carson "Chuck" Ruff (August 1, 1939 – November 19, 2000) was a prominent American lawyer based in Washington, D.C., and was best known as the White House Counsel who defended...

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Howard Dwight Smith (1886 - 1958)

Howard Dwight Smith (February 21, 1886 - April 27, 1958) was an architect most known for his designs of the Ohio Stadium (completed in 1922) for which he was awarded the American Institute of Archite...

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Dillon S. Myer (1891 - 1982)

Dillon Seymour Myer (born September 4, 1891 - October 21, 1982) was a United States government official who served as Director of the War Relocation Authority, Director of the Federal Public Housing ...

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Arthur Meier Schlesinger (1888 - 1965)

. Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr. (February 27, 1888 – October 30, 1965) was an American historian. His son, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. was also a noted historian. Life and career Schles...

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Howard W. Odum (1884 - 1954)

Howard Washington Odum (May 24, 1884 near Bethlehem, Georgia – November 8, 1954 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina) was an American sociologist. Biography He graduated from Emory University an...

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Richard de Mille (1922 - 2009)

Richard Demille was born from an affair of William Demille and Lorna Moon. In order to avoid a family scandal, Richard was adopted by his uncle, Cecil B. DeMille. Apparently, William's wife Anna Angela...

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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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Bishop Benjamin Moore MP (1748 - 1816)

From Wikipedia : Benjamin Moore (October 5, 1748 – February 27, 1816) was the second Episcopal bishop of New York. Early life and family Moore was born in Newtown, New York, in 1748, the s...

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James Blish (1921 - 1975)

James Benjamin Blish (May 23, 1921 – July 30, 1975) was an American author of fantasy and science fiction. Blish also wrote literary criticism of science fiction using the pen-name William Ath...

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Raymond Carroll Osburn (1872 - 1955)

Raymond Carroll Osburn (1872-1955) was an American zoologist. Osburn was born in 1872. In 1898, he received his bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University, and continued there, earning his Ma...

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Edwin H. Colbert (1905 - 2001)

Edwin Harris "Ned" Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001) was a distinguished American vertebrate paleontologist and prolific researcher and author. Born in Clarinda, Iowa, he grew...

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Bashford Dean (1867 - 1928)

Bashford Dean (October 28, 1867 – December 6, 1928) was an American zoologist, specializing in ichthyology, and at the same time an expert in medieval armor. He is the only person to have held...

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William Beebe (1877 - 1962)

William Beebe /ˈbiːbi/, born Charles William Beebe (July 29, 1877 – June 4, 1962) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author....

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John Randolph Neal, Jr. (Chief Counsel in the Scopes "Monkey"Trial) (1876 - 1959)

. John Randolph Neal, Jr. (September 17, 1876 – November 23, 1959) was an American attorney, law professor, politician, and activist, best known for his role as chief counsel during the 1925 S...

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Thomas Thacher (1850 - 1919)

Encyclopedia of Biography of New York: A Life Record of Men and ..., Volume 4 - During his forty-five years of active practice at the bar, the economic life of the country was undergoing a great tr...

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Katharine Fowler-Billings (1902 - 1997)

Katharine (Kay) Fowler Billings (1902 – December 17, 1997) was an accomplished naturalist and geologist, married to Marland Pratt Billings. She was raised in Boston, studied at Bryn Mawr Colle...

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Marshall Kay (1904 - 1975)

Geologist and professor at Columbia University. From: Marshall Kay was the older of two sons born to George Frederick and Bethea Kay, both natives of Ontario, but of Presbyterian Scottish and Yor...

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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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Alfred Romer (1894 - 1973)

Alfred Sherwood Romer (December 28, 1894 - November 5, 1973) was an American paleontologist and biologist and a specialist in vertebrate evolution.

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Bailey Willis (1857 - 1949)

Bailey Willis (March 31, 1857, in Idle Wild-on-Hudson, New York, United States – February 19, 1949, in Palo Alto, California) was a geological engineer who worked for the United States Geologi...

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Paul Weston (1912 - 1996)

Paul Weston (March 12, 1912 – September 20, 1996) was an American pianist, arranger, composer, and conductor, who worked in music and television from the 1930s to the 1970s. His compositions i...

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Richard M. Cohen MP

Richard Merrill Cohen (born February 14, 1948) is an American journalist, television producer, and author. He is a former senior producer for CBS News and CNN. notes From Allen, Jenny (September 20...

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Telly Savalas MP (1922 - 1994)

Television and film actor Telly Savalas produced of his own talk show, Telly's Coffee House during the 1950s, for which he earned a Peabody Award. In 1973, he landed the part of tough-talking New York ...

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Benjamin Jealous MP

Benjamin Todd Jealous (born January 18, 1973) is an American political and civic leader and the former president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored P...

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Dr. Harry Marion-Sims MP (1851 - 1923)

Henry Marion Sims M.D., eldest son of James Marion Sims M.D.--founder of the NY State Woman's Hospital.  From the New York Times: AN EMINENT SURGEON HONORED.; DR. J. MARION SIMS GIVES A RECE...

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Edie Adams MP (1927 - 2008)

en.wikipedia ; en.wikipedia... ---------------------------- Edith E Enke 1930 United States Federal Census Birth: Circa 1927 - Pennsylvania, United States Residence: 1930 - Wilkes-Bar...

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Edmond O'Brien (1915 - 1985)

Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1970s, often playing character parts. He received an Academy A...

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Edward Everett Horton (1886 - 1970)

Edward Everett Horton (March 18, 1886 – September 29, 1970) was an American character actor. He had a long career in film, theater, radio, and television, especially in the arena of voice work...

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Leon Shamroy (1901 - 1974)

Leon Shamroy, A.S.C. (July 16, 1901 – July 7, 1974) was an American film cinematographer. He and Charles Lang share the record for most number of Academy Award nominations for Cinematography. ...

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Devereux Emmet (1861 - 1934)

Devereux Emmet (December 11, 1861–December 30, 1934) was a pioneering American golf course architect who, according to one source, designed more than 150 courses worldwide. -

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Richard Whitehead Young (1858 - 1919)

Richard Whitehead Young (April 19, 1858 – December 27, 1919) was a U.S. Army Brigadier General and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines during the time that the Philipp...

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Ernest Howard Crosby MP (1856 - 1907)

From Wikipedia (English) : Ernest Howard Crosby (1856–1907) was an American reformer and author, born in New York City, the son of Presbyterian minister Howard Crosby, and a relative of prolif...

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Walter Fenno Dearborn MP (1878 - 1955)

Walter Fenno Dearborn (1878–1955) was a pioneering American educator and experimental psychologist who helped to establish the field of reading education. Dearborn, who approached the study of...

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Alexander Haig, U.S. Secretary of State (1924 - 2010)

Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. (December 2, 1924 – February 20, 2010) was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White Hou...

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Major General Charles Gould Treat (1859 - 1941)

Charles G. Treat (December 30, 1859 -- October 11, 1941) was a Major General in the United States Army. Biography Charles Gould Treat was born in Dexter, Maine on December 30, 1859, and was a d...

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Georgia Totto O'Keeffe MP (1887 - 1986)

Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887—March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is associated with the American Southwest, where she found artistic inspiration, and particularly New Mexico,...

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J. Hillis Miller, Sr. (1899 - 1953)

. Joseph Hillis Miller, Sr. (August 29, 1899 – November 14, 1953) was an American university professor, education administrator and university president. Miller was a native of Virginia, and e...

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Edward Kidder Graham (1876 - 1918)

Edward Kidder Graham (October 11, 1876-October 26, 1918) was an American educational administrator, the tenth president of the University of North Carolina (UNC). Biography A native of Charlotte,...

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John Backus (1924 - 2007)

John Warner Backus (December 3, 1924 – March 17, 2007) was an American computer scientist. He directed the team that invented the first widely used high-level programming language (FORTRAN) an...

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt III (1938 - d.)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt III (born July 19, 1938) is an American economist and a grandson of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Warren H. Carroll (1932 - 2011)

Dr. Warren H. Carroll (24 March 1932 – 17 July 2011) was a leading conservative Catholic historian and author, and the founder of Christendom College. Biography The son of Herbert Allen Ca...

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Charles Austin Beard (1874 - 1948)

Charles Austin Beard (November 27, 1874 – September 1, 1948) was, with Frederick Jackson Turner, one of the most influential American historians of the first half of the 20th century. He publi...

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