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Frederic Crowninshield (1845 - 1918)

Frederic Crowninshield (1845-1918) was an American artist and author. Life Crowningshield was born in Boston on November 27, 1845 into the Crowninshield family. His father was Edward Augustus...

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Bowdoin Bradlee Crowninshield (1867 - 1948)

Bowdoin Bradlee Crowninshield (1867–1948) was an American naval architect who specialized in the design of racing yachts. Life Born October 13, 1867 in New York, Crowninshield grew up ...

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Bvt. Colonel Benjamin W. Crowninshield (USA) (1837 - 1892)

Bvt. Col. Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1837–1892) was a member of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family. Life He was born in Boston March 12, 1837. His father was Francis Boardma...

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Colonel Caspar Crowninshield (USA) (1837 - 1897)

Born: Oct. 23, 1837 Boston, Mass. Died: Jan. 10, 1897 Boston, Mass. From: Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans 1904 Caspar Crowninshield, soldier, was born in Boston, Mass...

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Caleb Cushing, U.S. Attorney General (1800 - 1879)

Caleb Cushing (January 17, 1800 – January 2, 1879) was an American statesman and diplomat who served as a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts and Attorney General under President Franklin Pier...

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Frederic Taber Cooper (1864 - 1937)

Frederic Taber Cooper Ph.D. (May 27, 1864 – May 20, 1937) was an American editor and writer. Cooper was born in New York City, graduated from Harvard University in 1886 and obtained an LL.B....

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Thomas Dawes (1757 - 1825)

Thomas Dawes married Hannah Blake on July 1, 1752. Their son Thomas Dawes (July 8, 1757 – July 21, 1825) was a jurist and an alumnus of Harvard University, graduating in 1777, and served in the ...

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Archibald Cary Coolidge (1866 - 1928)

Archibald Cary Coolidge (March 6, 1866–January 14, 1928) was an American educator. He was a Professor of History at Harvard College from 1908 and the first Director of the Harvard University L...

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Robert Burnett Choate, Jr. (1924 - 2009)

. Robert Burnett Choate, Jr. (November 6, 1924 – May 3, 2009) was an American businessman, political activist, and self-described "citizen lobbyist" most famous for his work in consumer protec...

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Dr. George C S Choate (1827 - 1896)

George Cheyne Shattuck Choate (March 30, 1827 – June 4, 1896) was a physician and the founder of a psychiatric sanatorium. Biography He was born at Salem, Massachusetts on March 30, 1827...

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William Gardner Choate (1830 - 1920)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Gardner Choate (August 30, 1830 – November 14, 1920) was a United States federal judge. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Choate received an A.B...

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George Thorndike Angell (1823 - 1909)

George Thorndike Angell (June 5, 1823 – March 16, 1909) was an American lawyer, philanthropist, and advocate for the humane treatment of animals. He was born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, g...

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Augustus Thorndike (1896 - 1986)

Augustus Thorndike (1896–1986), was the chief of surgery at Harvard University from 1931 to 1962 and a pioneer in sports medicine. Thorndike served in World War I and was a graduate of Harva...

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John Winthrop Sears (1930 - d.)

John Winthrop Sears (born December 18, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American lawyer, historian and politician. His great great grandfather is David Sears II. He is the grandson of seven time ...

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Mason Sears (1899 - 1973)

Philip Mason Sears (born December 29, 1899 — December 13, 1973) was an American politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts General Court and the Chairman of the Massachusetts Repub...

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Guy Lowell (1870 - 1927)

Guy Lowell (August 6, 1870 – February 4, 1927), was an American architect and landscape architect. Biography Born in Boston, Lowell was the son of Mary Walcott (Goodrich) and Edward Jackso...

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Charles Sprague Sargent (1841 - 1927)

Charles Sprague Sargent (April 24,[1] 1841 - March 22, 1927) was an American botanist. He was appointed in 1872 as the first director of Harvard University's Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts...

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Lt. Colonel Lucius Manlius Sargent (USA) (1826 - 1864)

Lucius Manlius Sargent (September 15, 1826 Boston – December 9, 1864, near Petersburg, Virginia) graduated at Harvard in 1848, and at the medical school there in 1857, becoming house surgeon and...

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Brevet Brig. General Horace Binney Sargent (USA) (1821 - 1908)

Horace Binney Sargent (b. Quincy, Massachusetts June 30, 1821) graduated from Harvard in 1843, and from the law school there in 1845. At the opening of the Civil War he was senior aide on the staff o...

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Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. (1892 - 1970)

Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. (December 20, 1892 – April 29, 1970) was an American football player. He was a first-team All-American while attending Harvard University in 1914. He was also the...

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William Sumner Appleton, Jr. (1874 - 1947)

William Sumner Appleton, Jr. (1874–1947) was Founder of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (SPNEA) in 1910. He was the chief force behind much of the preservation of h...

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Thomas Gold Appleton (1812 - 1884)

Thomas Gold Appleton (March 31, 1812 – April 17, 1884), son of merchant Nathan Appleton, was an American writer, an artist, and a patron of the fine arts. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow became his...

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Samuel Phillips, Jr. (1752 - 1802)

Only one of 7 children to become an adult. . Samuel Phillips, Jr. (February 5, 1752 – 1802). Merchant, manufacturer and patriot, Phillips is considered a pioneer in American education. Sam...

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Maxwell Perkins MP (1884 - 1947)

William Maxwell Evarts ("Max") Perkins (September 20, 1884 – June 17, 1947), was the editor for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe. He has been described as the most famous...

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Brevet Maj. General Nicholas Longworth Anderson (USA) (1838 - 1892)

Nicholas Longworth Anderson (April 22, 1838 – September 18, 1892) was a United States Army officer who served in the American Civil War as Colonel of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Biograp...

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Edward Perkins Channing (1856 - 1931)

Edward Perkins Channing (June 15, 1856 – January 7, 1931) was an American historian and an author of a monumental History of the United States in six volumes, for which he won the 1926 Pulitze...

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Augustus Peabody Gardner (1865 - 1918)

Augustus Peabody Gardner (November 5, 1865 – January 14, 1918) was a Representative from Massachusetts. Gardner was the son-in-law of Henry Cabot Lodge. Life and career Gardner was born on...

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Lathrop Brown (1883 - 1959)

Lathrop Brown (February 26, 1883 – November 28, 1959) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he graduated from Groton School in 1900 and from Harvard Universi...

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Judge Samuel Sewall MP (1652 - 1730)

Samuel Sewall was a Massachusetts magistrate of the Court of Oyer and Terminer. Five years after the Salem Witch Trials, Sewall publicly regretted his role in the trials, the only magistrate involved t...

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Rev. John Davenport MP (1669 - 1731)

John Davenport 1669–1730/31 Brief Biography From The Stamford Historic Society “He was not over careful of pleasing Men, but ever fearful of displeasing God.” Samuel Co...

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Rev. Samuel Wakeman, Sr. MP (c.1635 - 1692)

Referred to as the Reverend, ...of Fairfield (Connecticut). Attended Harvard. Married Hannah Goodyear, dua. of Stephen, 29 Oct. 1656. Had a son Samuel.

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Rev. Jabez Fox MP (1647 - 1703)

(II) Rev. Jabez Fox, son of Thomas Fox (1), was born in Concord in 1647 and baptized there. He was educated at Harvard College, where he graduated in 1665. On taking his second degree there, three year...

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John Richard Haines MP (1614 - 1671)

doubtful: Attended Harvard College in 1656, Graduated from University of Cambridge for his Masters in 1660. .

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Albert Smith Thayer (1854 - 1942)

Graduated from Harvard College in 1875 and Harvard Law School in 1878.

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Rev. Joseph Belcher (1704 - c.1773)

He graduated from Harvard College in 1723; studing for the ministry. After preaching at Walpole and other places, he received a call to Easton, Norfolk Co., where he settled and was ordained 6 Oct 1731...

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Major General Raymond W. Bliss, 28th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1888 - 1965)

RAYMOND W. BLISS was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on 17 May 1888. He graduated from Tufts College, Medford, Massachusetts, in 1910 with a Doctor of Medicine degree and was commissioned a first lie...

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Dr. Joseph Lowell, 8th Surgeon General of the U.S Army (1788 - 1836)

Dr. Joseph Lovell (December 22, 1788 – October 17, 1836) was the 8th Surgeon General of the United States Army, (April 18, 1818 - October 17, 1836), Family Lovell was born in Boston, Mas...

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Terris Moore (1908 - 1993)

Terris Moore (April 11, 1908; Haddonfield, New Jersey – November 7, 1993; Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an explorer, mountaineer, light plane pilot, and the second president of the University ...

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Charles S. Houston (1913 - 2009)

Charles Snead Houston (August 24, 1913 – September 27, 2009) was an American physician, mountaineer, high-altitude investigator, inventor, author, film-maker, and former Peace Corps administra...

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Robert Hicks Bates (1911 - 2007)

Robert Hicks Bates (January 14, 1911 – September 13, 2007) was an American mountaineer, author and teacher, who is best remembered for his parts in the first ascent of Mount Lucania and the Am...

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Bradford Washburn (1910 - 2007)

Henry Bradford Washburn, Jr. (June 7, 1910 – January 10, 2007) was an American explorer, mountaineer, photographer, and cartographer. He established the Boston Museum of Science, served as its...

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Sherwood L. Washburn (1911 - 2000)

Sherwood Larned Washburn (November 26, 1911– April 16, 2000), nicknamed "Sherry", was an American physical anthropologist and pioneer in the field of primatology, opening it to the study of pr...

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George Irving Bell (1926 - 2000)

George Irving Bell (August 4, 1926 – May 28, 2000) was an American physicist, biologist and mountaineer, and a grandson of John Joseph Seerley. He died from complications of leukemia after sur...

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Clarence Cook "C.C." Little (1888 - 1971)

Clarence Cook "C.C." Little (October 6, 1888 – December 22, 1971) was an American genetics, cancer, and tobacco researcher and academic administrator. Biography He was born in Brookline, M...

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Honorable Marcus Morton, II (1819 - 1891)

) Marcus Morton (April 8, 1819– February 10, 1891), American lawyer and jurist who served as Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, was born in Taunton, the son of future G...

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Alfred C. Chapin, US Congress (1848 - 1936)

From Wikipedia: Alfred Clark Chapin (March 8, 1848, South Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts – October 2, 1936, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) was an American lawyer and politician. He atten...

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Charles Louis Seeger, Jr. MP (1886 - 1979)

Charles Louis Seeger, Jr. (December 14, 1886 – February 7, 1979) was a musicologist, composer, and teacher. From Charles Seeger by Jim Capaldi. "Folk Scene," April 1979 Charles Louis Seeger ...

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Alan Seeger, poet (1888 - 1916)

Alan Seeger was an American poet who fought in France during the First World War. Alan was killed by machine-gun fire on July 4, 1916, in a charge. His most famous poem was “Rendezvous,”...

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Rev. John Harriman MP (1647 - 1705)

John was baptised at New Haven Jan. 24, 1647, attended Harvard College, married Hannah Bryan, a daughter of Richard, of Milford, Ct., Nov. 20, 1672. She was born 1654. He was a settled pastor of the fi...

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Rev. Abraham Pierson MP (c.1641 - 1707)

Founder and first president of Yale, and namesake of Pierson College. -------------------- One record shows Abraham as the eldest of eleven children. Graduated from Harvard in 1668. In 1669 he join...

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Rev. Ebenezer White MP (1672 - 1756)

Rev. Ebenezer White was a graduate of Harvard University receiving a Master of Arts in 1692. He went on to serve as Pastor of the church at Southampton, LI, NY where he own son later served. From The...

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Rev. Sylvanus White MP (1704 - 1782)

Rev. White graduated Harvard University in 1723, and was ordained at age 23, on November 17th, 1727. He was pastor of the Church of Southampton, Long Island. He was one of the charter members of the se...

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Rev. John Allin, of Rye & Woodbridge MP (1623 - 1715)

The Chymical Cleric: John Allin, Puritan Alchemist John Allin, the son of John Allin of Wrentham, Suffolk (c1605-1671) and his wife Margaret (died 1653), was born on 13 October 1623. His father, who ...

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Isaac Bowles (1724 - 1809)

Isaac Bowles. Born on 27 Oct 1724 in Roxbury, MA Sources Quinquennial Catalogue of the Officers and Graduates  By Harvard University. Page Xl. "1744" Links

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Benjamin Lynde, Jr. (1700 - 1781)

Benjamin Lynde, Jr., jurist, born in Salem, Massachusetts, 4 October, 1700; died there, 9 October, 1781, was graduated at Harvard in 1718, studied law, and practised in Massachusetts. He was chosen a m...

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Rev. Dr. William Walter (1737 - 1800)

Rev. Dr. William Walter b. 7 Oct 1737, West Roxbury, MA edu. HC 1756 AB AM; King's Coll., Aberdeen 1784 DD sett. Boston, MA; Shelburne, NS rem. Episcopalian ord. 1764, England d. 5 Dec 1800...

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Maj. John Bowles MP (1685 - 1737)

JOHN BOWLES, ESQ. The following Obituary is copied from the Boston News Letter of April 14th, 1737. Roxbury, April &>>, 1787. On Monday 28th March last died, and on Saturday following was interre...

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Charles Sumner Hamlin, 1st Chairman of the Federal Reserve (1861 - 1938)

Charles Sumner Hamlin (August 30, 1861 – April 24, 1938) was an American lawyer. He was the first Chairman of the Federal Reserve, serving from 1914 to 1916. Biography Charles Sumner Hamli...

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John L. Weinberg (1925 - 2006)

John Livingston Weinberg (January 25, 1925–August 7, 2006) was an American banker and businessperson, running Goldman Sachs from 1976 to 1990. Biography Weinberg was the son of Sidney Wein...

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George W. Merck (1894 - 1957)

George Wilhelm Herman Emanuel Merck (March 29, 1894 – November 9, 1957), was the president of Merck & Co. from 1925 to 1950. Early life George W. Merck was born in New York City to George ...

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Rev. Samuel Niles MP (1674 - 1762)

He graduated from Harvard in 1699. He preached from 1702-his death in 1762. In 1759 he received the degree of M.A. from Harvard. He was the author of "Tristae Ecclasiarium", 1745, "Vindication of D...

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Colonel G. Edward Buxton Jr. (1880 - 1949)

. Gonzalo Edward "Ned" Buxton Jr. (May 13, 1880 – March 15, 1949) was a Colonel in the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and the commanding officer of Sergeant Alvin C. York. In late...

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Chester Irving Barnard (1886 - 1961)

Chester Irving Barnard (November 7, 1886 – June 7, 1961) was an American business executive, public administrator, and the author of pioneering work in management theory and organizational stu...

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John Bowles MP (1653 - 1691)

iii. John Bowles; baptized 27 Jun 1653 at Roxbury, MA; m. Sarah Eliot, daughter of Rev. John Eliot, 16 Nov 1681; d. 1691. He was graduated in 1671 at Harvard College, Cambridge, MA. He was Speaker of t...

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Rev. John Elliot, Jr. MP (1636 - 1668)

JOHN ELIOT. Born 1636, died 1668, aged 32. Rev. John Eliot, M. A., of Newton, eldest son of the Apostle Eliot, by his wife Anne Mountfort, was born 3 August, 1636, at Roxbury, and baptized in the Fir...

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Brevet Major Greenleaf T. Stevens (USA) (1831 - 1918)

Greenleaf T. Stevens commanded the 5th Maine Battery in the American Civil War. His battery is commemorated by a monument on Stevens' Knoll, named for him, on the Gettysburg Battlefield. It was amo...

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Rev. George Burroughs MP (c.1650 - 1692)

Reverend George Burroughs (c1650 - 1692) - Executed for witchcraft in the infamous Salem witch trials, George Burroughs was born about 1650 in Suffolk County, England, the son of Nathaniel Burroughs (1...

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Jack Lemmon (1925 - 2001)

John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor and musician. He starred in more than 60 films, including Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts ...

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Major Henry Talmage Elrod USMC MP (1905 - 1941)

Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Talmage "Hammerin' Hank" Elrod (September 27, 1905–December 23, 1941) was a Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to receive...

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Andrew Ian Henry Russell, 15th Duke of Bedford MP

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Henry Robin Ian Russell, 14th Duke of Bedford (1940 - 2003)

Henry Robin Ian Russell, 14th Duke of Bedford, DL (21 January 1940 – 13 June 2003) was a British peer. He became better known to the public than most of his ancestors by appearing in three ser...

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Rev. William Smith MP (1707 - 1783)

He graduated at Harvard College in 1725. He was minister of the North Parish from 1731 to 1783.

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John Fowle (c.1710 - d.)

Public Library. † Robert Luist Fowle, first child of JOHN FOWLE , Daniel Fowle’s eldest brother, did not fall far from the tree. Though educated at Harvard (Class of 1732), Johnȁ...

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Rev. Dr. Thomas Thacher MP (1620 - 1678)

Dr., Rev. Thomas THACHER or THATCHER , M.D b. 1 May 1620, Milton, Clevedon, Somerset, England occ. physician, minister; ord. 2 Jan 1644/1645, Weymouth, MA edu. Educated by Pres. Charles CHAUNCE...

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William Randolph Hearst III (1949 - d.)

William Randolph Hearst III (born 1949) is an American heir, businessman and philanthropist. Early life William Randolph Hearst III was born on June 18, 1949. His father was William Randolph Hear...

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Abigail Pierrepont McKown MP

Abigail Pierrepont (Abby) Johnson (born December 19, 1961) is an American businesswoman. Johnson is President of Fidelity Investments Personal and Workplace Investing. Fidelity was founded by her gra...

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Douglas V. Steere (1901 - 1995)

Douglas Van Steere (1901–1995) was an American Quaker ecumenist. He served as a professor of philosophy at Haverford College from 1928 to 1964 and visiting professor of theology at Union The...

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Whitney Hart Shepardson (1890 - 1966)

Whitney Hart Shepardson (October 30, 1890 – May 29, 1966) was an American businessman and foreign policy expert. He headed the Secret Intelligence Branch of the Office of Strategic Services du...

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Garrison Norton (1900 - 1995)

Garrison Norton (October 9, 1900 – September 9, 1995) was Assistant Secretary of the Navy (AIR) from 1956 to 1959. Biography Garrison Norton was born in Chicago, the son of Charles Dyer No...

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James Paul Warburg MP (1896 - 1969)

American banker and financial adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Lt. Gov. Andrew Oliver MP (1706 - 1774)

Andrew Oliver (March 28, 1706 – March 3, 1774) was a merchant and public official in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Born into a wealthy and politically powerful merchant family, he is best k...

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<private> Capecchi

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Kenneth G. Wilson (1936 - 2013)

Kenneth Geddes Wilson (June 8, 1936 – June 15, 2013) was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics. He was awarded the 1982 Nobel Pr...

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Mahlon Bush Hoagland (1821 - 1909)

Mahlon Bush Hoagland (October 5, 1921 - September 18, 2009) is an American biochemist who discovered transfer RNA (tRNA), the translator of the genetic code. Early life Mahlon Bush Hoagland was b...

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George Washington Pierce (1872 - 1956)

George Washington Pierce (January 11, 1872 - August 25, 1956) was an American physicist. He was a professor of physics at Harvard University and inventor in the development of electronic telecommunic...

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Charles Pratt Huntington (1871 - 1919)

Charles Pratt Huntington (November 22, 1871 – October 15, 1919) was an American architect, born in Logansport, Indiana and educated at Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1893, and ...

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Alpheus Hyatt, II MP (1838 - 1902)

Alpheus Hyatt April 5, 1838-January 15, 1902 was an American zoologist and palaeontologist. Parents: Alpheus Hyatt and Harriet King 1814-1901 Wife Audella Beebe 1840-1932 Children: Harriet 18...

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<private> Matheson

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Clyde Kay Maban Kluckhohn (1905 - 1960)

Clyde Kluckhohn (/ˈklʌkhoʊn/; January 11, 1905, Le Mars, Iowa – July 28, 1960, near Santa Fe, New Mexico), was an American anthropologist and social theorist, best known f...

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Charles J. Hitch (1910 - 1995)

Charles J. Hitch (January 9, 1910 – September 11, 1995) was Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965. He was president of the University of California from 1967 to 1975. Hitch was bo...

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Clarence H. Haring (1885 - 1960)

Clarence Henry Haring (born 9 February 1885 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - died 4 September 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an important historian of Latin America and the pioneer who initiate...

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Robert S. Hale, US Congress (1889 - 1976)

) Robert S. Hale (November 29, 1889 - November 30, 1976) was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and first cousin of U.S. Senator Frederick Hale, also of Maine. Born in Portland, Maine to Clarence ...

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Loyd Haberly (1896 - 1981)

Loyd Haberly (1896–1981) was an American poet, letterpress printer, and educator. He was born in Ellsworth, Iowa on December 9, 1896 and raised in Iowa and Oregon. After studying at Reed Colle...

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Peter W. Fay (1924 - 2004)

Peter Ward Fay (1924 – 18 January 2004) was a noted historian and authority on India and China. He was a professor at the California Institute of Technology from 1955 until his retirement in 1...

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Gordon Keith Chalmers (1904 - 1956)

Gordon Keith Chalmers (7 February 1904 in Waukesha, Wisconsin – 8 May 1956 in Hyannis, Massachusetts) was a scholar of seventeenth-century English thought and letters, president of Rockford Co...

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Scott Milross Buchanan (1895 - 1968)

Scott Milross Buchanan (March 17, 1895 – March 25, 1968) was an American philosopher, educator, and foundation consultant. He is best known as the founder of the Great Books program at St. Joh...

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