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General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

. H. Norman Schwarzkopf KCB (/ˈʃwɔrtskɒf/; 22 August 1934 – 27 December 2012), also known as Norman Schwarzkopf, was a United States Army general. While serving as ...

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Col. Lawrence E. Roberts (1922 - 2004)

Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. (December 9, 1922 – October 12, 2004) was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. T...

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Albert Cushing "Putty" Read (1887 - 1967)

Albert Cushing "Putty" Read (March 29, 1887 - October 10, 1967) was an aviator and Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. Biography Read was born in Lyme, New Hampshire into a Boston Brahm...

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Roberto Clemente MP (1934 - 1972)

Roberto Clemente Walker (August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons for the Pittsb...

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Coretta Scott King MP (1927 - 2006)

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. MP (1929 - 1968)

I HAVE A DREAM .... He was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil...

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Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg MP (1912 - 1947)

Raoul Wallenberg (August 4, 1912 – July 17, 1947?) was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest, Hungary, during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. Between July and December ...

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Byron Nelson (1912 - 2006)

John Byron Nelson, Jr. (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006) was an American PGA Tour golfer between 1935 and 1946. Nelson and two other well-known golfers of the time, Ben Hogan and Sam...

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Mary Lasker (1900 - 1994)

Mary Woodard Lasker (November 30, 1900 – February 21, 1994) was an American health activist and philanthropist. She worked to raise funds for medical research, and founded the Lasker Foundatio...

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Harry Forster Chapin (1942 - 1981)

Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known in particular for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the number-one hit "Ca...

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Danny Thomas (1912 - 1991)

Best remembered as the star of Make Room for Daddy during television's first golden age, Danny Thomas was more than just another nightclub entertainer turned sitcom star. Along with partner Sheldon Leo...

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Leo Ryan (1925 - 1978)

Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. (May 5, 1925 – November 18, 1978) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He served as a U.S. Representative from California's 11th congressional district from...

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Louis L'Amour (1908 - 1988)

Louis Dearborn L'Amour ( /ˈluːiː ləˈmɔr/; March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was an American author. His books consisted primarily of Western fiction nov...

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Andrew Wyeth, Realist Painter (1917 - 2009)

Andrew Newell Wyeth (English pronunciation: /ˈwaɪ.ɛθ/ WY-eth; July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominan...

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Lady Bird Johnson MP (1912 - 2007)

Lady Bird Johnson First Lady of the United States from 1963 to 1969, having been the wife of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson. Throughout her life, she was an advocate for beautification of the nation'...

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Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the USA MP (1884 - 1972)

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the thirty-third President of the United States (1945–1953). As vice president, he succeeded Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died less tha...

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General Matthew Ridgway (1895 - 1993)

Matthew Bunker Ridgway (March 3, 1895 – July 26, 1993) was a United States Army General. He held several major commands and was most famous for resurrecting the United Nations (U.N.) war effor...

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Edwin Eugene ("Buzz") Aldrin MP

United States

Astronaut. Born 1930-01-20 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. [1] Lived 1930 in Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA. [2] Lived 1969-07-20 in The Moon, Space. -------------------- NAME: Buzz Aldri...

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John Glenn, U.S. Senator MP

Cambridge, OH

John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (born July 18, 1921) is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and United States senator who was the first American to orbit the Earth and the third American i...

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Neil Armstrong MP (1930 - 2012)

Neil Alden Armstrong (born August 5, 1930) is an American former astronaut , test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the...

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William Yazzie, Navajo Code Talker (1914 - 2006)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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John W. Willie, Jr., Navajo Code Talker (1926 - 2000)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Harry Tsosie, Navajo Code Talker (c.1925 - 1946)

'One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers. KIA Bougainville.

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Nelson S. Thompson, Navajo Code Talker (1910 - 1983)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Frank Danny Pete, Navajo Code Talker (1920 - 1974)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers PFC Frank Danny Pete Birth: Jul. 4, 1922 Death: May 6, 1974 Frank was one of the Native American "Original 29" of The Code Talkers of WWII Burial: ...

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Joe Palmer (originally Balmer Slowtalker), Navajo Code Talker (1922 - 2006)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers. Joe Palmer Birth: Mar. 10, 1922, USA Death: Nov. 18, 2006 Tucson Pima County Arizona, USA One of the last of the Navajo Code Talkers from World War II. ...

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Lloyd Oliver, Navajo Code Talker (1923 - 2011)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers Oliver's death Wednesday means only one of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers survives -- Chester Nez, of Albuquerque, N.M. The 88-year-old Oliver died at a h...

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Jack Nez, Navajo Code Talker (1914 - 1976)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Chester Nez, Navajo Code Talker MP (c.1921 - 2014)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.YOUR-4DACD0EA75.000\My Documents\Navajo Code Talkers\Chester Nez.mht Nez, Chester Navajo Code Talker (Original 29)...

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William McCabe, Navajo Code Talker (1913 - 1969)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Johnny R. Manuelito, Navajo Code Talker (1920 - 1968)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers Johnny Ray Manuelito Birth: Oct. 20, 1920 Death: Apr. 1, 1968 CALIFORNIA SGT US MARINE CORPS RES WORLD WAR II One of the 29 original Code Talkers of WW...

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Alfred Leonard, Navajo Code Talker (1923 - 1999)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers The Big Water People Clan for the Red House People Clan Parents - Alfred Leonard Sr and Cecelia Leonard requested a photo of Alfred Frank Leonard's monumen...

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Allen Dale June, Navajo Code Talker (1921 - 2010)

His clans; born to Kinlichii nii-Tl ízi lání and born for Yé'ii Diné Tachii' nii Ye'ii Dine'é Táchii'nii = Giant People of the Red Running Into the Wa...

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Oscar B. Ilthma, Navajo Code Talker (deceased)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Carl Nelson Gorman, Navajo Code Talker (1907 - 1998)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers From; "Unsung Heroes of WWII, The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers" ; By Deanne Durrett One of the first to respond for the call for volunteers. Thought "S...

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James Dixon, Navajo Code Talker (1924 - 1997)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers. James Dixon Birth: Sep. 10, 1924 Death: Jun. 21, 1997 Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery Farmington San Juan County New Mexico, USA Created by: Kathy Reco...

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George H Dennison, Navajo Code Talker (1918 - 1973)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers Note: Much of the information here regarding George Dennison is from conversation with his grandson, Christopher Dennison, in October of 2011. Chris remembers ...

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Lowell Smith Damon, Navajo Code Talker (deceased)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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David Curley, Navajo Code Talker (1917 - 1979)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Benjamin H. Cleveland, Navajo Code Talker (deceased)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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John Brown, Jr., Navajo Code Talker (1921 - 2009)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers John Brown, Jr.'s birthplace was amended from Tsaile, AZ to Chinle, AZ, on November 29, 2013 as a result of an email/ Geni message from his daughter, Kathy And...

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Cosey Stanley Brown, Navajo Code Talker (1925 - 1974)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers Enlisted because of a sense of tradition instilled in him though the stories he had heard of his grandmothers childhood experiences on the long walk. From; "...

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Arthur Henry Rostron, Sir MP (1869 - 1940)

Arthur Henry Rostron was the captain of the Carpathia which was the first vessel to reach the Titanic, he was creditted with saving seven hundred passengers.

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Jackie Robinson MP (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black ma...

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Rt Hon Tony Blair, PC MP

The Rt Hon Anthony Charles Lynton Blair charismatic, articulate, and the youngest British prime minister of the 20th century when he took office in 1997. In May 2007, before his resignation, it was rep...

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Rosa Louise Parks MP (1913 - 2005)

She was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement". On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, A...

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Betty Ford MP (1918 - 2011)

Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011), better known as Betty Ford, was the wife of former United States President Gerald Ford and served as the First Lady of the Unite...

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Gerald Ford, Jr., 38th President of the United States MP (1913 - 2006)

Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the thirty-eighth President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and the fortieth Vice President of the United States...

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Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela, First President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, 1993 MP (1918 - 2013)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918- 5 December 2013) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democr...

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Frank Sinatra MP (1915 - 1998)

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and motion-picture actor who became one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry; he is often hailed as the greatest Ameri...

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Ruth McCue Graham (1920 - 2007)

Ruth Bell Graham (June 10, 1920 – June 14, 2007), wife of the famous evangelist Billy Graham, was born at Qingjiang, Kiangsu, China as Ruth McCue Bell, the second of five children. Her parents...

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Billy Graham MP

Montreat, NC, United States

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr. (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, who rose to celebrity status as his sermons were broadcast on radio and television. Graha...

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Colin Powell, 65th United States Secretary of State MP

Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States

Colin Luther Powell (born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving...

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George Gershwin MP (1898 - 1937)

George Gershwin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Jacob Gershowitz on September 26, 1898(1898-09-26), Brooklyn, New York Died July 11, 1937(1937-07-11) (aged 38), Hollywood, Californ...

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Ira Gershwin MP (1896 - 1983)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ira Gershwin Background information Birth name Israel Gershowitz Also known as Israel Gershvin Arthur Francis Born December 6, 1896(1896-12-06) Ne...

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Jesse Owens MP (1913 - 1980)

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens born September 12, 1913 died March 31, 1980 (complications due to Lung Cancer) nickname "Jesse", The Buckeye Bullet, JC Owens buried Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicag...

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Laurance Spelman Rockefeller MP (1910 - 2004)

Laurance Spelman Rockefeller was a venture capitalist, financier, philanthropist, a major conservationist and a prominent third-generation member of the Rockefeller family. He was the fourth child of...

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Eugene Roanhorse Crawford, Sr., Navajo Code Talker (1911 - 1993)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers Eugene Roanhorse Crawford, Sr Birth: Dec. 8, 1911 Death: Nov. 10, 1993 Burial: Naschitti Cemetery Naschitti San Juan County New Mexico, USA Created b...

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John Chee, Navajo Code Talker (deceased)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Wilsie H. Bitsie, Navajo Code Talker (1922 - 2000)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers Wilsie H. Bitsie Birth: Feb. 22, 1922 Death: May 5, 2000 MEXICAN SPRINGS — Funeral services for Wilsie H. Bitsie, 78, will be held 11 a.m. Wed...

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John Ashi Benally, Navajo Code Talker (1917 - 1980)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers

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Samuel Hosteen Nez Begay, Navajo Code Talker (1914 - 1984)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers. An American, Marine and Navajo hero who will be remembered forever by the mark he left on the world. The Navajo Code Talkers saved countless lives of fellow Ame...

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Roy Begay, Navajo Code Talker (b. - 1944)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers. An American, Marine and Navajo hero who will be remembered forever by the mark he left on the world. The Navajo Code Talkers saved countless lives of fellow Ame...

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Charles C Begay, Navajo Code Talker (1912 - 1998)

One of the First 29 Navajo Code Talkers. An American, Marine and Navajo hero who will be remembered forever by the mark he left on the world. The Navajo Code Talkers saved countless lives of fellow Ame...

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Fred Waring (1900 - 1984)

Fredrick Malcolm Waring (June 9, 1900 – July 29, 1984) was a popular musician, bandleader and radio-television personality, sometimes referred to as "America's Singing Master" and "The Man Who...

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Charles M. Schulz MP (1922 - 2000)

Wikipedia Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000), nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts . Early life and education B...

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Prinses Beatrix der Nederlanden MP

Den Haag, Zuit-Holland, Nederlande

Beatrix (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, born 31 January 1938) is the former queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands comprising the Netherlands, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Aruba. Following h...

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Simon Wiesenthal (1908 - 2005)

Simon Wiesenthal, KBE (31 December 1908 – 20 September 2005) was a Jewish Austrian Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter. He studied archite...

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Saint John Paul II MP (1920 - 2005)

Jan Paweł II (łac. Ioannes Paulus PP. II), właśc. Karol Józef Wojtyła The Venerable Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus PP. II, Italian: Giovanni Paolo ...

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Hubert H. Humphrey, 38th Vice President of the USA MP (1911 - 1978)

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978), served under President Lyndon B. Johnson as the 38th Vice President of the United States. Humphrey twice served as a United Stat...

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Nancy Davis Reagan MP

CA, USA

Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins on July 6, 1921) is the widow of former United States President Ronald Reagan and served as an influential First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 198...

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John Wayne MP (1907 - 1979)

John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), nicknamed "Duke", was a legendary Hollywood actor who played a key role in establishing and popularizing the western genre in American cinema. He started wor...

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Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General MP (1925 - 1968)

U.S. Navy 1944-46 Married at St. Mary's Church, Greenwich, Connecticut onJune 17, 1950; honeymooned in Hawaii, and travelled across the U.S. of A. Stephen S. Wise Award for "advancing human freedom...

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Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1874 - 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 19...

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Ronald W. Reagan, 40th President of the USA MP (1911 - 2004)

40th President of the United States. Historic Speech "Tear Down This (Berlin) Wall". The Ronald Reagan Freedom Award is only given to "those who have made monumental and lasting contributions to th...

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Lt. General Ira C. Eaker, USAAF, Deputy Commander of the Army Air Forces (1896 - 1987)

Ira Clarence Eaker (April 13, 1896 – August 6, 1987) was a general of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Eaker, as second-in-command of the prospective Eighth Air Force, wa...

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Walt Disney MP (1901 - 1966)

Walter Elias Disney was a multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As the co-founder (with his brother Roy ...

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur MP (1880 - 1964)

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army dur...

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Sam Rayburn, 48th, 50th, and 52nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1882 - 1961)

Samuel Taliaferro "Sam" Rayburn (January 6, 1882 – November 16, 1961) a Democratic lawmaker from Bonham, Texas, who served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives for seventeen yea...

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Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

A superstar of radio, film and television during the 1940s and 1950s, Bob Hope was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel. ...

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Robert Lee Frost MP (1874 - 1963)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his comman...

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Robert H. Goddard MP (1882 - 1945)

Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was an American professor, physicist and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket...

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Jonas Edward Salk MP (1914 - 1995)

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vacci...

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Irving Berlin MP (1888 - 1989)

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist of Jewish heritage, widely considered one of the greatest American songwriters in history. His first hit...

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Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Senate Majority Leader, 35th Vice President of the USA MP (1877 - 1956)

Alben William Barkley (November 24, 1877 – April 30, 1956) was an American politician in the Democratic Party who served as the 35th Vice President of the United States (1949-1953), under Pres...

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Gen. "Billy" Mitchell, Father of the Air Force (1879 - 1936)

) William "Billy" Mitchell (December 28, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the U.S. Air Force. He is one of the most famous and most c...

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General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing MP (1860 - 1948)

John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing, GCB (Hon) (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948), was a general officer in the United States Army who led the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Per...

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Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (1878 - 1956)

Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King (23 November 1878 – 25 June 1956) was Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (COMINCH-CNO) during World War II. As COMINCH, he d...

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General of the Army George C. Marshall, U.S Secretary of State and Defense MP (1880 - 1959)

Once noted as the "organizer of victory" by Winston Churchill for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II, George Catlett Marshall (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an Amer...

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Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd, Jr., Polar Explorer (1888 - 1957)

Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr., USN (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was a naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer...

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Dr. Walter Reed MP (1851 - 1902)

Born at Belroi, Virginia, September 13, 1851, he received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1869 and additional training at Bellvue Medical College, New York City in 1870. He wa...

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Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including...

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Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen MP (1872 - 1928)

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɾuːɑl ˈɑmʉnsən]; 16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer o...

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Lincoln Ellsworth (1880 - 1951)

Lincoln Ellsworth (May 12, 1880 – May 26, 1951) was an polar explorer from the United States. Birth He was born on May 12, 1880 to James Ellsworth and Eva Frances Butler in Chicago, Il...

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Charles A Lindbergh, II MP (1902 - 1974)

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) (nicknamed "Slim", "Lucky Lindy", and "The Lone Eagle") was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. ...

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Rómulo Sebastián Naón Peralta Martínez (1876 - 1941)

Egresó de la universidad como abogado en 1896, a los 28 años fue electo Diputado nacional. En 1908 el Presidente Figueroa Alcorta lo designó como Ministro de Justicia e Instrucci&#...

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Orville Loren Wright MP (1871 - 1948)

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building t...

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Wilbur Wright MP (1867 - 1912)

The Wright brothers -- Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) -- were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building...

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Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard (1866 - 1921)

Ellsworth Price Bertholf (7 April 1866 – 11 November 1921) was a Congressional Gold Medal recipient who later served as the fourth Captain-Commandant of the United States Revenue Cutter Se...

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