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Jared Mason Diamond MP

Los Angeles

Wikipedia Book: "Collapse. How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive" 2005. Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books ...

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Louis K. Diamond MP (1902 - 1999)

Louis K. Diamond (May 11, 1902 – June 14, 1999) was an American pediatrician, known as the "father of pediatric hematology". Diamond was born in Kishinev, Bessarabia, at the time part of the...

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Charles Grimes (1935 - 2007)

) Charles Livingston Grimes (July 9, 1935 – February 5, 2007) was an American competition rower and Olympic champion. Early life Grimes was the son of Charles Pennebaker Grimes and Louise ...

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Joseph Grew (1880 - 1965)

Joseph Clark Grew (May 27, 1880 – May 25, 1965) was an American career diplomat and Foreign Service officer. Early in his career, he was the chargé d'affaires at the American Embassy in...

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Charlie Devens (1910 - 2003)

Charles Devens (January 1, 1910 in Milton, Massachusetts – August 13, 2003 in Scarborough, Maine), was a Major League Baseball player who played pitcher from 1932-1934. After pitching for Harv...

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Bronson M. Cutting, U.S. Senator (1888 - 1935)

Bronson Murray Cutting (June 23, 1888 – May 6, 1935) was a United States Senator from New Mexico, publisher, and military attaché. Biography Bronson Cutting was born in Great Ri...

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Jim Cooper (1954 - d.)

Hayes Shofner "Jim" Cooper (born June 19, 1954) is the U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district (based in Nashville), serving since 2003. He is a member of the Democratic Party ...

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Tracy Barnes (CIA official) (1911 - 1972)

Charles Tracy Barnes (August 2, 1911 – February 18, 1972) was a senior staff member at the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), serving as principal manager of CIA operations in t...

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Brig. General James Roosevelt (USMC) MP (1907 - 1991)

James Roosevelt (December 23, 1907 – August 13, 1991) was the oldest son of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was a U.S. Representative, officer in the United States Marine Corps, aide ...

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Abbot Low Moffat (1901 - 1996)

Abbot Low Moffat (May 12, 1901 – April 17, 1996) was an American politician from New York. Life He was born on May 12, 1901, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He graduated from Harvard ...

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Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., U.S. Senator, U.S. Ambassador (1902 - 1985)

. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (July 5, 1902 – February 27, 1985) was a Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts and a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, South Vietnam, West Germany, ...

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Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt MP (1894 - 1979)

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt (April 9, 1894 – October 13, 1979), the fifth child of US President Theodore Roosevelt was a distinguished US Army officer and commander of U.S. forces in both Worl...

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John C. Whitehead (1922 - 2015)

John Cunningham Whitehead (April 2, 1922 – February 7, 2015) was an American banker and civil servant, and a board member of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (WTC Memorial Foundation...

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F. Lee Bailey (1933 - d.)

Francis Lee Bailey Jr., commonly referred to as F. Lee Bailey, (born June 10, 1933) is an American former attorney. For most of his career, he was licensed in Massachusetts and Florida. He was a crim...

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James H. Perkins (1876 - 1940)

James Handasyd Perkins (January 11, 1876 – July 12, 1940) was a chairman of National City Bank. Biography Perkins was born in Milton, Massachusetts on January 11, 1876 to Edward Cranch P...

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Franklin S. Billings, Jr. (1922 - 2014)

. Franklin Swift Billings, Jr. (June 5, 1922 – March 9, 2014) was an American politician and judge from the state of Vermont. Billings served as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives...

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Edward Larrabee Barnes (1915 - 2004)

Edward Larrabee Barnes (April 22, 1915 – September 22, 2004) was an American architect. Barnes was born in Chicago, Illinois into a family he described as "incense-swinging High Episcopali...

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Richard B. Wigglesworth (1891 - 1960)

Richard Bowditch "Dick" Wigglesworth (April 25, 1891 – October 22, 1960) was an American football player and coach and United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Boston. H...

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2nd Lt. Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr. (1929 - 1952)

. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. (October 28, 1929 – October 26, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps officer who sacrificed his life in defense of his outpost and fellow Marines on "The Hook"...

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Michael Huffington MP

Michael Huffington (born September 3, 1947) is an American politician, LGBT activist, and film producer. He was a member of the Republican Party, and a congressman for one term, 1993–1995, fro...

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Roy M. Huffington (1917 - 2008)

Roy Michael Huffington (October 4, 1917 – July 11, 2008) was an American oilman originally from Tomball in Harris County, Texas, who later served as United States Ambassador to Austria.

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Frank Batten (1927 - 2009)

Frank Batten (February 11, 1927 – September 10, 2009) was a co-founder of the first nationwide, 24-hour cable weather channel, The Weather Channel. His media company, Landmark Media Enterprise...

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Conover Fitch MP (1878 - 1940)

CONOVER FITCH Born New York, N. Y., Oct. 13, 1878. Parents Ezra Charles Fitch, Helen Louise Stevens. School Prepared for college in Germany with tutors. Years in College 1897-1900. Degrees ...

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J. E. Day (1914 - 1996)

J. Edward Day (October 11, 1914 – October 29, 1996) was an American lawyer and business executive, most widely known as the United States Postmaster General under whose leadership the ZIP code...

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Hon. Samuel Osgood (1747 - 1813)

Samuel Osgood (3-3-1747/48 to 8-12-1813). Soldier. legislator, politician, was born in Andover, Mass. He was descendant in the fifth generation from Capt. John Osgood who came to Mass in 1638 and settl...

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Frank Harris Hitchcock, U.S. Postmaster General (1867 - 1935)

Frank Harris Hitchcock (October 5, 1867 – August 25, 1935), was chairman of Republican National Committee from 1908 to 1909. He was then Postmaster General of the United States under President...

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Donald E. Graves ("Mr X") (1929 - 2008)

Donald Edward Graves (Mr. X) (April 10, 1929 – July 2, 2008) was a State Department analyst who specialized in studying the government of the USSR. As a Kremlinologist, Donald Graves tracked...

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Rev. Samuel Miles MP (1665 - 1728)

From Appletons Encyclopedia, Copyright © 2001 VirtualologyTM MYLES, Samuel, clergyman, born in 1664; died in Boston, Massachusetts, in March, 1728. He was graduated at Harvard in 1684, went to...

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Paul Dudley White (1886 - 1973)

Paul Dudley White (June 6, 1886 – October 31, 1973), American physician and cardiologist, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Herbert Warren White and Elizabeth Abigail Dudley. Whit...

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John Lowell, Jr. (1799 - 1836)

John Lowell, Jr. (May 11, 1799–March 4, 1836) was a U.S. businessman, early philanthropist, and through his will, founder of the Lowell Institute. -------------------- ) In January 1971, a BBC...

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Edward Thorndike (1874 - 1949)

Edward Lee "Ted" Thorndike (August 31, 1874 – August 9, 1949) was an American psychologist who spent nearly his entire career at Teachers College, Columbia University. His work on Comparative ...

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Robert Traill Spence Lowell, Sr. (1816 - 1891)

Robert Traill Spence Lowell (born in Boston, Massachusetts, 8 October 1816; died in Schenectady, New York, 12 September 1891) was a clergyman.

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Rev. Charles Russell Lowell, Sr. (1782 - 1861)

Charles Russell Lowell, Sr. (1782 – 1861) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, became a Unitarian minister and abolitionist, was the half-brother of Francis Cabot Lowell, father of James Russell L...

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Francis Cabot Lowell (1775 - 1817)

Francis Cabot Lowell (April 7, 1775 - August 10, 1817) (Lowell 1899, pg 59) [1] was the American business man for whom the city of Lowell, Massachusetts, United States is named. He was born in Newbur...

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Edmund M. Wheelwright (1854 - 1912)

Edmund March Wheelwright (September 14, 1854 – August 15, 1912) was one of New England's most important architects in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and served as city arch...

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Reverend John Wise MP (1652 - 1725)

"John Wise (1652-1725), American Congregational minister, effectively defended the autonomy of individual congregations. His opinions regarding religious and civil democracy foreshadowed the logic of t...

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Jeffrey Adam Zucker MP

United States

Jeffrey Adam "Jeff" Zucker[2] (born April 9, 1965) is the current president of CNN Worldwide. He previously served as the President and CEO of NBC Universal.[3] Zucker has also served as an Executive...

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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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James K. Galbraith MP

James Kenneth Galbraith (born January 29, 1952) is an American economist who writes frequently for the popular press on economic topics. He is currently a professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of...

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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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Terry Goddard MP

Samuel Pearson "Terry" Goddard III (born January 29, 1947) is an American attorney and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the Mayor of Phoenix from 1984 to 1990, on the Centra...

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Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr., Governor (1919 - 2006)

. Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (August 8, 1919 – February 1, 2006) was an American politician and the 12th Governor of Arizona, serving from January 1965 till January 1967. He also remained act...

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Jack Gilpin MP

Jack Gilpin (born May 31, 1951) is an American actor. Gilpin had a recurring role on the TV series Kate & Allie, and is a frequent Law & Order guest star, having appeared in all three series ...

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James F. Hoge, Jr. MP

. James Fulton Hoge, Jr. (born 1935) was the editor of Foreign Affairs and the Peter G. Peterson Chair at the Council on Foreign Relations. His principal areas of expertise are U.S. Foreign Policy an...

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Gordon Park Baker (1938 - 2002)

Gordon Park Baker (born at Englewood, New Jersey, 20 April 1938; died at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, 25 June 2002) was an American-English philosopher. His topics of interest included Ludwig Wittgenste...

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Michael von Clemm MP (1935 - 1997)

Michael von Clemm from. wikipedia Memorial at Canary Wharf Dr Michael von Clemm (1935–1997) was an American businessman, restaurateur, anthropologist and President of Templeton College, ...

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Wallace Nutting (1861 - 1941)

Wallace Nutting (1861 - 1941) was a U.S. minister, photographer, artist, and antiquarian, who is most famous for his pictures. He also was an accomplished author, lecturer, furniture maker —so...

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Charles W. Bailey II (1929 - 2012)

Charles Waldo Bailey II (April 28, 1929 – January 3, 2012) was an American journalist, newspaper editor and novelist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard University, loc...

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Caleb Ellis MP (1767 - 1816)

Ellis, Caleb (1767-1816) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., April 16, 1767. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1803; U.S. Repres...

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Reuben Oscar Everett (1878 - 1971)

Reuben Oscar Everett, attorney and civic and cultural leader, was born at Hamilton, Martin County, the son of Justus and Elizabeth Purvis Everett. Shortly afterwards he moved with his family to their...

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James Otis, Jr. MP (1725 - 1783)

James Otis , born February 5, 1725. died May 23, 1783. Revolutionary War Patriot. He coined the phrase "Taxation without representation is tyranny." Born in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, he was desce...

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Robinson O. Everett (1928 - 2009)

Robinson O. Everett (March 18, 1928 – June 12, 2009) was an American lawyer, judge and a professor of law at Duke University. Everett was born in Durham, North Carolina, to a family of law...

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George Washington Brackenridge (1832 - 1920)

George Washington Brackenridge (January 14, 1832– December 28, 1920) was a philanthropist and the longest-serving Regent for the University of Texas. His donations of time, land holdings and w...

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Sir Francis John Vernon Hereward Dashwood, 11th Baronet MP (1925 - 2000)

Sir Francis John Vernon Hereward Dashwood, 11th Bt. Born on 7 August 1925. Son of Sir John Lindsay Dashwood, 10th Bt. and Helen Moira Eaton. Married, firstly , Victoria Ann Elizabeth Gwynne Fol...

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William Bell Dinsmoor (1886 - 1973)

William Bell Dinsmoor, Sr. (July 29, 1886 - July 2, 1973) was an American architectural historian of classical Greece and a Columbia University professor of art and archaeology.

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Harvey N. Davis (1881 - 1952)

Harvey N. Davis (1881 – 3 December 1952) was the 3rd President of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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Calvin Plimpton (1918 - 2007)

Calvin Hastings Plimpton (7 October 1918, Boston, Massachusetts – 30 January 2007, Westwood, Massachusetts) was an American physician and educator, who served as president of Amherst College a...

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David D. Furman (1917 - 2008)

David D. Furman (November 22, 1917 – February 14, 2008) was an American lawyer and judge who served as New Jersey Attorney General and New Jersey Superior Court judge. Biography Furman w...

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Robert Anderson (1917 - 2009)

Robert Woodruff Anderson (April 28, 1917 in New York City – February 9, 2009) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and theater producer. He was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, which ...

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Charles E. Tuttle (1915 - 1993)

Charles Egbert Tuttle, Jr. (April 5, 1915 – June 9, 1993) was an American publisher and book dealer who was internationally recognized for his contributions to understanding between the Englis...

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Bruce H. Billings (1915 - 1992)

Bruce Hadley Billings (July 6, 1915 – October 21, 1992) was an American physicist. He was president of the Optical Society of America in 1971. and the Polaroid Corporation's chief physicist be...

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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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H. Hamilton 'Hammy' Bissell (1911 - 2000)

Hammy Bissell (1911–2000) was a long-serving member of the faculty of the Phillips Exeter Academy. Born in India to American missionary parents, Bissell was raised in West Newton, Massachuse...

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Paul Sweezy (1910 - 2004)

Paul Marlor Sweezy (April 10, 1910 – February 27, 2004) was a Marxian economist, political activist, publisher, and founding editor of the long-running magazine Monthly Review. He is best reme...

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Charles E. Wyzanski Jr. (1906 - 1986)

. Charles Edward Wyzanski, Jr. (May 27, 1906 – September 3, 1986) was a United States federal judge. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Wyzanski received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1927 and...

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Laurence Duggan (1905 - 1948)

Laurence "Larry" Hayden Duggan (May, 28 1905 - December 20, 1948), was head of the South American desk at the United States Department of State during World War II. In 1948, Duggan fell to his death ...

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Robert B. Chiperfield (1899 - 1971)

Robert Bruce Chiperfield (November 20, 1899 - April 9, 1971) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, son of Burnett Mitchell Chiperfield. Born in Canton, Illinois, Chiperfield was educated in the ...

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John Harlan Amen (1898 - 1960)

Colonel John Harlan Amen was a US Army Intelligence officer who served as Nuremberg Prison Chief Interrogator during the Nuremberg War Trials. He was the second husband of Marion Cleveland Dell...

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Walter Nelles (1883 - 1937)

Walter Nelles (1883–1937) was an American lawyer and law professor. Nelles is best remembered as the co-founder and first chief legal counsel of the National Civil Liberties Bureau and its suc...

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Roger Sherman Hoar (1887 - 1963)

Roger Sherman Hoar (April 8, 1887 – October 10, 1963) was a state senator and assistant Attorney General, state of Massachusetts. He also wrote science fiction under the pseudonym of "Ralph Mi...

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Richard Grozier (1887 - 1946)

Richard Grozier (1887-1946) was the owner, publisher and editor of The Boston Post from 1924 until his death. He inherited the paper from his father, Edwin Grozier. Early life Grozier was born in...

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Cornelius Newton Bliss, Jr. (1874 - d.)

. Cornelius Newton Bliss Jr. (April 15, 1875–April 5, 1949) was an American merchant, political organizer, and philanthropist. He was born in April 15, 1875 in New York City to Cornelius Newto...

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Roscoe Conkling Bruce (1879 - d.)

Roscoe Conkling Bruce, Senior (21 April 1879 – 16 August 1950) was an African-American educator who was known for stressing the value of practical industrial and business skills as opposed to ...

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Daniel Gregory Mason (1873 - 1953)

Daniel Gregory Mason (Brookline, Massachusetts, November 20, 1873 – Greenwich, Connecticut, December 4, 1953) was an American composer and music critic. Biography Mason came from a long li...

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Robert D. Farquhar (1872 - 1967)

Robert David Farquhar (23 February 1872 - 6 December 1967) was an architect working in California 1905 - 1940. Early life Farquhar was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of David Webber Farq...

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George Rublee (1868 - 1947)

George Rublee (1868-1957) was a public-spirited U.S. lawyer who involved himself with state and national political reform during the Progressive Era (1910-1918) and with international affairs from ...

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Walter W. Magee (1861 - 1927)

Walter Warren Magee (May 23, 1861 – May 25, 1927) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was born in Groveland, New York, USA on May 23, 1861. He graduated from Harva...

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Morton Denison Hull, US Congress (1867 - 1937)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Illinois's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1923 to 1933. Also served as a Member of the Illinois State House of Represent...

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Larz Anderson III (1886 - 1937)

Larz Anderson III (born August 15, 1866 in Paris, France; died April 13, 1937 in White Sulphur Spring, WV) was a wealthy American businessman and diplomat who briefly served as U.S. Ambassador to Jap...

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Walter Irving McCoy (1859 - 1933)

Walter Irving McCoy (December 8, 1859, Troy, New York – July 17, 1933, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 8th congressi...

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James Seymour Grinnell (1821 - 1900)

James Seymour Grinnell, the son of George and Eliza S. (Perkins) Grinnell, was born in Greenfield, Mass. He studied law in the office of Grinnell & Aiken, Greenfield, and at Harvard law school, and was...

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Henry Shute (1856 - 1943)

Henry Augustus Shute (1856–1943) was a lawyer and a judge who was best known for his "Plupy" stories in The Saturday Evening Post and a series of books. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, Shute ...

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William Amos Bancroft (1855 - 1922)

William Amos Bancroft (April 26, 1855-March 11, 1922) was a Massachusetts businessman, soldier and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and on the Common Council, Board...

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Robert O. Harris (1854 - 1926)

Robert Orr Harris (November 8, 1854 - June 13, 1926) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, son of Benjamin Winslow Harris. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Harris attended the common schools ...

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Benjamin W. Harris (1823 - 1907)

Benjamin Winslow Harris (November 10, 1823 – February 7, 1907) was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer and judge from Massachusetts. He was the father of Robert Orr Harris. Born in East ...

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Henry G. Danforth (1854 - 1918)

Henry Gold Danforth (June 14, 1854 – April 8, 1918) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in the town of Gates, New York (now part of Rochester), Danforth attended private schools in...

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Melville Bull (1854 - 1909)

Melville Bull (September 29, 1854 – July 5, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Bull attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, an...

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James Drummond Dole MP (1877 - 1958)

James Drummond Dole (1877–1958), also known as the "Pineapple King'", was an American industrialist who developed the pineapple industry in Hawaii and established the Hawaiian Pineapple Compan...

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Charles Fletcher Dole (1845 - 1927)

Charles Fletcher Dole (1845–1927) was an influential Unitarian minister, speaker, and writer in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston, Massachusetts, and Chairman of the Association to Abolish W...

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Nathan Haskell Dole (1852 - 1935)

Nathan Haskell Dole (August 31, 1852 – May 9, 1935) was an American editor, translator, and author. He attended Phillips Academy, Andover, and graduated from Harvard University in 1874. He was...

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Erastus Brainerd (1855 - 1922)

Erastus Brainerd (25 February 1855 – 25 December 1922) was an American journalist and art museum curator. During the Yukon Gold Rush, he was the publicist who "sold the idea that Seattle was t...

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William Gardner Hale (1849 - 1928)

William Gardner Hale (Feb. 9, 1849 - June 23, 1928), American classical scholar, was born in Savannah, Georgia to a resident New England family. Hale was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy. He g...

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Lt. Wilmon W. Blackmar (USA) (1841 - 1905)

Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar (July 25, 1841 to July 16, 1905) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Blackmar received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, t...

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George S. Morison (1842 - 1903)

) George Shattuck Morison (December 19, 1842 – July 1, 1903) was trained to be a lawyer, but became an engineer and the leading bridge designer of his time. History Born in New Bedford, Ma...

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George E. Adams (1840 - 1917)

George Everett Adams (June 18, 1840 – October 5, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born in Keene, New Hampshire, Adams moved with his parents to Chicago, Illinois, in 1853. He a...

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Benjamin Smith Lyman MP (1835 - 1920)

Benjamin Smith Lyman From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benjamin Smith Lyman (11 December 1835 – 30 August 1920) was an American mining engineer, surveyor, and an amateur linguist and anthr...

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Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1831 - 1917)

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (December 15, 1831 – February 24, 1917) was an American journalist, author, and reformer. Sanborn was a social scientist, and a memorialist of American transcendental...

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