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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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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)

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. army,...

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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 (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 stu...

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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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Horace Howard Furness (1833 - 1912)

Horace Howard Furness (November 2, 1833 – August 13, 1912) was the most important American Shakespearean scholar of the 19th century.

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Rev. William Henry Furness (1802 - 1896)

Rev. William Henry Furness (1802–1896) was an American clergyman, theologian, reformer and abolitionist. Biography Furness was born in 1802. He went on to graduate of the Theological Depar...

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Grenville T. Emmet (1877 - 1937)

Grenville T. Emmet (August 2, 1877–September 26, 1937), was an American attorney and diplomat. He practiced law with Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as United States Ambassador to the Netherl...

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John Jacob Astor, IV MP (1864 - 1912)

John Jacob Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was an American millionaire businessman, real estate builder, inventor, writer, a member of the prominent Astor family and a lieutenant col...

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Norman Armour, Sr. (1887 - 1982)

Norman Armour (October 14, 1887– September 27, 1982) was a career United States diplomat who The New York Times once called "the perfect diplomat". In his long career spanning both World Wars,...

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Tom Lehrer MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical thea...

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A.B.C. Whipple (1918 - 2013)

Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (July 15, 1918 – March 17, 2013) was an American journalist, editor, historian and author. He was born in Glens Falls, N.Y., on July 15, 1918, and spent ...

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Gerald Warner Brace (1901 - 1978)

Gerald Warner Brace (September 24, 1901 – July 20, 1978) was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New Engla...

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Bill White MP

) William Howard "Bill" White (born June 16, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a former mayor of Houston. He was an unsuccessful candidate in the 2010 Texas gubernatorial election, lo...

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Randolph Hearst (twin) (1915 - 2000)

Randolph Apperson Hearst was the fourth and last surviving son of William Randolph Hearst. His twin brother, David, died in 1986. He was the father of Patty Hearst. After his graduation from Harvar...

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Paul Langdon Ward (1911 - 2005)

Paul Langdon Ward (1911–2005) was an American academic, the fifth president of Sarah Lawrence College from 1960 to 1965. Life Ward was born in 1911 in Diyarbakir in what was then the Ottom...

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Bishop John Williams (1817 - 1899)

) John Williams (August 30, 1817 – 1899) was the eleventh Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Early life Williams was born at Deerfield, Ma...

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Hon. Gardiner Greene Hubbard (1822 - 1897)

The following information comes from Wikipedia Gardiner Greene Hubbard (August 25, 1822 – December 11, 1897) was a U.S. lawyer, financier, and philanthropist. He was one of the founders of the...

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Dr. Nathaniel Thayer (1769 - 1840)

Nathaniel Thayer was born in Hampton. N.H. ,to Ebenezer Thayer Sr and Martha Olive Cotton. 1789 graduated from Harvard University Oct. 9, 1793 he was ordained junior pastor of the Congregational Me...

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Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. MP (1915 - 1944)

. President of Cadets Club President of Holy Name Society on the base Jacksonville Naval Station, North Florida Post humous Awards: Naval Cross Father established the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. F...

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Truman Abbe MP (1873 - 1955)

Truman Abbe (November 1, 1873 – May 2, 1955) was an American surgeon, son of Cleveland Abbe and brother of Cleveland Abbe, Jr. Biography He was born in Washington, D. C. on November 1, 187...

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Derek Curtis Bok MP

Derek Curtis Bok (born March 22, 1930) is an American lawyer and educator and the former president of Harvard University. He is the son of the prominent Pennsylvania jurist Curtis Bok and Margaret Pl...

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Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, Rosh Yeshivah Har Etzion MP (1933 - 2015)

Aharon Lichtenstein (born May 24, 1933) is a noted Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Rabbi Lichtenstein was born in Paris, France, but grew up in the United States, s...

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Sumner Redstone MP

Sumner Murray Redstone (born Sumner Murray Rothstein; May 27, 1923) is an American businessman and media magnate. He is the majority owner and Chairman of the Board of the National Amusements theater...

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Martin Stuart "Marty" Feldstein MP

Martin Stuart "Marty" Feldstein (born November 25, 1939) is an American economist. He is currently the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and the president emeritus of the Na...

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Leon Sol Wieseltier MP

New York, New York, United States

Leon Wieseltier (/ˈwiːzəltɪər/; born June 14, 1952) is an American writer, critic, philosopher and magazine editor. Since 1983 he has been the literary editor of ...

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Frederick A. Sawyer, U.S. Senator (1822 - 1891)

Frederick Adolphus Sawyer (December 12, 1822 – July 31, 1891) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Bolton, Massachusetts, he attended the public schools, graduated from Har...

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David Eli Lilienthal MP (1899 - 1981)

David Eli Lilienthal (July 8, 1899 – January 15, 1981) was an American attorney and public administrator, best known for leading the Tennessee Valley Authority and later the Atomic Energy Comm...

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Rev. Benjamin Webb (1695 - 1746)

~1715 Benjamin Webb graduated from Harvard. ~1720 He was ordained at Eastham, Cape Cod, MA ~1720 He married Mehitable Williams  Tombstone inscription: Here Lies Buried the Body of Re...

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Scott Harrford Stossel MP

Scott Hanford Stossel (born August 7, 1969)[2] is an American journalist and editor. He is the editor of The Atlantic magazine, and previously served as executive editor of The American Prospect maga...

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Stanley Milgram MP (1933 - 1984)

Stanley Milgram (August 15, 1933 – December 20, 1984) was an American social psychologist, best known for his controversial experiment on obedience conducted in the 1960s during his professors...

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Oscar Handlin MP (1915 - 2011)

Oscar Handlin (September 29, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York – September 20, 2011 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American historian. As a professor of history at Harvard University for over 50...

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Bora Laskin MP (1912 - 1984)

From wikitree.com: Biography Bora Laskin, PC, CC, FRSC was a Canadian jurist, who served on the Supreme Court of Canada for fourteen years, including a decade as the fourteenth Chief Justice of Can...

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Sheryl Sandberg MP

Sheryl Kara Sandberg (/ˈsændbərɡ/; born August 28, 1969)[3] is an American technology executive, activist, and author. As of August 2013, she is the chief operating office...

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Robert Rubin, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP

Robert Edward Rubin (born August 29, 1938) is an American economist and banking executive. He served as the 70th United States Secretary of the Treasury during the Clinton administration. Before his ...

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Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP

Jacob Joseph "Jack" Lew (born August 29, 1955) is an American government administrator and attorney who is the 76th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving since 2013. He served ...

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Steve Ballmer MP

Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer (born March 24, 1956)[4] is an American businessman who was the CEO of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014.[4] As of 2013, his personal wealth is estimated at ...

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