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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 (1835 - 1920)

Benjamin Smith Lyman (11 December 1835 – 30 August 1920) was an American mining engineer, surveyor, and an amateur linguist and anthropologist.

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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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Thomas Parker Sanborn (1865 - 1889)

Thomas Parker Sanborn (/ˈsænbɔrn, -bərn/; February 24, 1865 - March 2, 1889) was an American poet. The eldest son of abolitionist, social scientist, and memorialist of Ame...

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Wiliam Robert Ware (1832 - 1915)

William Robert Ware (27 May 1832 – 9 June 1915), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts into a family of the Unitarian clergy, was an American architect, author, and founder of two important America...

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William Dorsheimer (1832 - 1888)

William Dorsheimer (February 5, 1832 in Lyons, Wayne County, New York – March 26, 1888 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia) was an American lawyer, journalist and politician.

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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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Charles J. Gilman (1824 - 1901)

Charles Jervis Gilman (February 26, 1824 - February 5, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Maine, grandnephew of John Taylor Gilman and Nicholas Gilman. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, Gilman atten...

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Brevet Brig. General John C. Palfrey (USA) (1833 - 1906)

JOHN CARVER PALFREY John Carver Palfrey (1833–1906) was a military engineer in the Civil War and a textile manufacturer. Obituary: Brevet Brig. Gen. John C. Paifrey, formerly ot the U. S. ...

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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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E. Carleton Sprague (1822 - 1895)

Eben Carleton Sprague (November 28, 1822 – February 14, 1895) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He born on November 28, 1822, in Bath, Grafton County, New Hampshire...

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Edmund Burke Whitman, Superintendent of National Cemeteries (1812 - 1883)

Edmund Burke Whitman (October 18, 1812 – September 2, 1883) was a quartermaster during the American Civil War. After the war he was Superintendent of National Cemeteries where he developed the...

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George Bradburn (1806 - 1880)

George Bradburn (March 4, 1806 – July 26, 1880) was an American politician and Unitarian minister in Massachusetts known for his support for abolitionism and women's rights. He attended the 18...

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Richard Hildreth (1807 - 1865)

Richard Hildreth (June 28, 1807 – July 11, 1865), was an American journalist, author and historian. He is best known for writing his six-volume History of the United States of America covering...

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Jonathan Chapman (1807 - 1848)

Jonathan Chapman (January 23, 1807 – May 25, 1848) was an American politician, serving as the eighth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1840 to 1842. Chapman's father also named Jonathan Ch...

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John Langdon Sibley (1804 - 1885)

John Langdon Sibley (29 December 1804 – 9 December 1885) was the librarian of Harvard University from 1856 to 1877. Sibley was the son of Dr. Jonathan Sibley and his wife, née Persi...

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Benjamin Ogle Tayloe (1796 - 1868)

Benjamin Ogle Tayloe (May 21, 1796 — February 25, 1868) was an American businessman, bon vivant, diplomat, and influential political activist in Washington, D.C. during the first half of the 1...

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Brevet Brig. General Francis W. Palfrey (USA) (1831 - 1889)

Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1831–1889) was an American historian, born in Boston, Massachusetts son of J. G. Palfrey. He graduated at Harvard in 1851 and at the Law School two years afterward....

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John G. Palfrey (1796 - 1881)

John Gorham Palfrey (May 2, 1796 – April 26, 1881) was an American clergyman and historian who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. A Unitarian minister, he played a leading rol...

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Morrill Wyman (1812 - 1903)

Morrill Wyman (July 25, 1812 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts – January 30, 1903 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American physician and social reformer. Best known today for his work on hay fe...

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Jeffries Wyman (1814 - 1874)

Jeffries Wyman (August 11, 1814 - September 4, 1874) was an American naturalist and anatomist, born in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Wyman died in Bethlehem, New Hampshire of a pulmonary hemorrhage.

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Francis Bowen (1811 - 1890)

Francis Bowen (/ˈboʊən/; September 8, 1811 – January 22, 1890) was an American philosopher, writer, and educationalist. Works

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Meyer Howard Abrams MP (1912 - 2015)

Meyer (Mike) Howard Abrams (July 23, 1912 – April 21, 2015), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on Romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror a...

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Stephen Henry Phillips (1823 - 1897)

Stephen Henry Phillips (August 16, 1823 – April 9, 1897) was an American lawyer who served as the Attorney General of Massachusetts and the Kingdom of Hawaii and as the Minister of Foreign Aff...

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Stephen C. Phillips (1801 - 1857)

Stephen Clarendon Phillips (November 4, 1801 – June 26, 1857) was a Representative from Massachusetts. Phillips was born in Salem, Massachusetts, to Stephen and Dorcas (Woodbridge) Phillips,...

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James H. Duncan (1793 - 1869)

James Henry Duncan (December 5, 1793 – February 8, 1869) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, he attended Phillips...

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Samuel Luther Dana (1795 - 1868)

Samuel Luther Dana married 2 willard sisters: Dana, Samuel Luther, chemist, was born in Amherst, N.H., July 11, 1795; son of Capt. Luther and Lucy (Giddings) Dana, and brother of James Freeman Dana...

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Henry Winthrop Sargent (1810 - 1882)

Henry Winthrop Sargent (November 26, 1810 – November 11, 1882), American horticulturist and landscape gardener. Biography[edit] Henry Winthrop Sargent was born in Boston, the first child of ...

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Theodore Lyman (1874 - 1954)

Theodore Lyman (November 23, 1874 - October 11, 1954) (pronounced: /ˈlaɪmən/) was a U.S. physicist and spectroscopist, born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard in 1897, from whi...

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Lt. Colonel Theodore Lyman (USA) (1833 - 1897)

Theodore Lyman III (August 23, 1833 - September 9, 1897) was a natural scientist, military staff officer during the American Civil War, and United States Representative from Massachusetts.

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Theodore Lyman (1792 - 1849)

Mayor of Boston Theodore Lyman II (September 20, 1792 – July 18, 1849) was an American philanthropist, politician, and author, born in Boston, the son of Theodore Lyman and Lydia Pickering W...

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Capt. William Plumer III (USA) (1823 - 1896)

Capt. Plumer was born Nov. 29, 1823; was graduated from Harvard College in 1845, and from there entered Harvard Law School, which was then in charge of Judge Story, and was admitted to the bar in 184...

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William Plumer, Jr. (1789 - 1854)

. William Plumer, Jr. (February 9, 1789 - September 18, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, son of William Plumer. Born in Epping, Plumer attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N...

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Joseph Green Cogswell (1786 - 1871)

Joseph Green Cogswell (Ipswich, Massachusetts September 27, 1786 – November 26, 1871 Cambridge, Massachusetts) was a librarian, bibliographer and an innovative educator. Education Cogswell...

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Abiel Chandler (1777 - 1851)

Abiel Chandler (1777–1851) was a native of New Hampshire who prospered as a commission merchant in Boston, Massachusetts during the early nineteenth century. He was the seventh of eight childr...

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Ralph Bunche (c.1903 - 1971)

Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1903 (disputed) or 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace...

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W. E. B. Du Bois, Civil Rights Activist (1868 - 1963)

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, to Alfred and Mary Silvina (née Burghardt) Du Bois.[2] Mary Silvina Burghardt's family was p...

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Samuel Livermore (c.1786 - 1833)

) Samuel Livermore (c. 1786–1833) was an American lawyer and legal writer, known for his works on agency law and conflict of laws. Livermore graduated from Harvard in 1804. He subsequently s...

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Hon. Leverett Saltonstall. Mayor of Salem (1783 - 1845)

Leverett Saltonstall (June 13, 1783 - May 8, 1845), was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts who also served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representati...

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Joseph Stevens Buckminster (1784 - 1812)

Joseph Stevens Buckminster (1784-1812) was an influential Unitarian preacher in Boston, Massachusetts and a leader in bringing the German higher criticism of the Bible to America. Born in Portsmout...

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William Ladd (1778 - 1841)

William Ladd (May 10, 1778 – April 9, 1841) was one of the earliest American anti-war activists, and the first president of the American Peace Society. Ladd was born in Exeter, New Hampshire...

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George Baxter Upham (1768 - 1848)

George Baxter Upham (December 27, 1768 – February 10, 1848) was an American politician and a United States Representative from the U. S. state of New Hampshire. Early life Born in Brookfie...

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George Sullivan (1771 - 1838)

) George Sullivan (August 29, 1771 - April 14, 1838) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, son of John Sullivan and nephew of James Sullivan. Born in Durham, New Hampshire, Sullivan atten...

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Daniel C. Searle (1926 - 2007)

Daniel C. Searle (1926–2007) was an American businessman, heir and philanthropist. Early life Daniel Searle was born in Evanston, Illinois on May 6, 1926. His paternal great-grandfather wa...

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Michael Rockefeller MP (1938 - 1961)

see Michael Clark Rockefeller (born May 18, 1938; presumed to have died November 19, 1961) was the fifth child of New York Governor (later Vice President) Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, and a fourth-gen...

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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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Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 - 1985)

Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 – 1985) was an American architect. Biography Hughes was the grandson of Chief Justice and 1916 Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and the s...

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Hastings Keith (1915 - 2005)

Hastings Keith was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Keith was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on November 22, 1915. He graduated from Brockton High School, Deerfield Academy, and ...

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Mason Welch Gross (1911 - 1977)

Mason Welch Gross (June 11, 1911 – October 11, 1977) was an American television quiz show personality and academic who served as the sixteenth President of Rutgers University, serving from 195...

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Robert Ferdinand Wagner, III (1944 - 1993)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner III (January 6, 1944 – November 15, 1993), also known as Robert (Bobby) Ferdinand Wagner III, was a noted New York City civic leader who served as the Deputy Mayor of t...

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Maurice Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy MP (1885 - 1955)

"Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy (15 May 1885 – 8 July 1955) was a British Conservative Party politician, an Irish peer and the maternal grandfather of Diana, Princess of Wales." ...

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Dan Sullivan, US Senator MP

SULLIVAN, Daniel Scott, a Senator from Alaska; born in Fairview Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 13, 1964; graduated Culver Military Academy, Culver, Ind., 1983; B.A., Harvard University, 1987; M....

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Lewis Thompson Preston (1926 - 1995)

Lewis Thompson Preston (August 5, 1926 in New York – May 4, 1995 in Washington, D.C) was a U.S. banker. He was President of the World Bank from September 1991 until his death in May 1995. Af...

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Catherine Oxenberg MP

Aurora Karamzin a _ *b. Stjernvall ( Demidov ) (In Finland) → Pavel Pavlovich Demidov, prince of San Donato her son → Aurora Pavlovna Pavlovna Comtessa di Noghera his daughter → ...

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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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'J.P.' (John Pierpont) Morgan, Jr. (1867 - 1943)

. John Pierpont "Jack" Morgan, Jr. (September 7 1867 — March 13 1943) was an American banker and philanthropist. He was born in Irvington, New York and graduated from Harvard in 1886, where he...

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Owen Wister (1860 - 1938)

Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian, although he never wrote about the West afte...

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Max Kennedy MP

He met his wife in Aspen, Colorado, and proposed near the Cliffs of Moher, on Ireland's west coast. It was a beautiful ecumenical wedding at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul., being that...

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. MP

. Robert Francis Kennedy, Jr., (born January 17, 1954) is an American radio host, activist, and attorney specializing in environmental law. He is the son of Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, Sr., the f...

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Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Sr. MP (1958 - 1997)

Died in a skiing accident in December 1997.

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Amory "Amo" Houghton MP

Amory "Amo" Houghton Jr. (born August 7, 1926) is a politician from the state of New York, a retired member of the House of Representatives, and member of one of upstate New York's most prominent fam...

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Tommy Hitchcock, Jr. (1900 - 1944)

. Thomas Hitchcock, Jr. (February 11, 1900 - April 19, 1944) was an American polo player who was killed in an air crash during World War II. He was inducted into the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame...

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Huntington Hartford (1911 - 2008)

George Huntington Hartford II (April 18, 1911 – May 19, 2008) was an heir to the A&P supermarket fortune. When he died in 2008, obituaries noted that, Hartford "had once ranked among the world's...

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William Henry Furness III (1866 - 1920)

Profile photo: Furness (second from right), with Hiram M. Hiller, Jr. (left), Lewis Etzel (seated), and Alfred C. Harrison, Jr. (right), photographed in Singapore, 1898. William Henry Furness III (...

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