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Jesse Isidor Straus MP (1872 - 1936)

Jesse Isidor Straus (June 25, 1872 – October 4, 1936) served as the American ambassador to France from 1933 to 1936. He was the eldest son of Isidor Straus (1845–1912), who died in the ...

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Herb Kohl MP

United States

Herbert H. "Herb" Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American businessman and politician. He is a former United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party. He is also a philan...

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Ben Mezrich MP

Ben Mezrich (born February 7, 1969) is an American author from Princeton, New Jersey. Contents [show] Personal life[edit] Mezrich was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Molli Newman, a lawye...

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Abram Leon Sachar, HIstorian MP (1899 - 1993)

Abram L. Sachar Abram Leon Sachar (February 15, 1899 – July 24, 1993) was an American historian and founding president of Brandeis University. Contents [hide] 1 Early life and education 2 ...

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Henry Wollman Bloch MP

Henry Wollman Bloch (born July 30, 1922)[1] is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and (since 2000)[1] the chairman emeritus of the American tax-preparation company H&R B...

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Sam Dash, Watergate counsel MP (1925 - 2004)

Samuel Dash, Chief Counsel for Senate Watergate Committee, Dies at 79 By WARREN E. LEARY Published: May 30, 2004 Samuel Dash, a champion of legal ethics who became nationally known during the Waterga...

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Samuel H. Adler MP

Perrysburg, Ohio, United States

Samuel Hans Adler (born March 4, 1928) is an American composer and conductor. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Adler was born to a Jewish family in Mannheim, Germany, the son of Hugo Chaim Adler, a ...

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Michael Kinsley MP

Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951) is an American political journalist, commentator, television host, and pundit. Primarily active in print media as both a writer and editor, he also became known t...

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Samuel "Sandy" Harvey Lindenbaum MP

Samuel H. Lindenbaum, ‘Dean’ of New York Zoning Lawyers, Dies at 77 John Sotomayor/The New York Times Samuel H. Lindenbaum cultivated a scholar's knowledge of the Zoning Resolution,...

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Lawrence Halprin MP (1916 - 2009)

Lawrence Halprin was an American landscape architect, designer and teacher. BEST-KNOWN CREATIONS: - Sea Ranch, Sonoma Coast (1967) - Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco (1968) - Embarcadero Pla...

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Josiah Quincy, Jr. (1802 - 1882)

Josiah Quincy IV, was an author and also mayor of Boston. Josiah Phillips Quincy, who had his name legally changed to differentiate himself from his predecessors, was a well-known author. -----------...

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George von Lengerke Meyer (1858 - 1918)

George von Lengerke Meyer (June 24, 1858 – March 9, 1918) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as United States ambassador...

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Lt. George von Lengerke Meyer III (1916 - 1942)

George von Lengerke Meyer III enlisted in the United States Navy on 5 July 1940 and was promoted to Lt.(jg). He was assigned to the USS Barton (DD-599) which was commissioned on 29 May 1942. On 13 No...

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Charles A. Meyer (1918 - 1996)

Appleton Meyer (June 27, 1918 – August 15, 1996) was a United States executive who served as Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from 1969 to 1973. Biography Charles Me...

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Leverett Saltonstall (1825 - 1895)

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Henry Loomis (1919 - 2008)

Henry Loomis (April 19, 1919 – November 2, 2008) was appointed director of the Voice of America in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, resigning from the post in 1965 after policy conflict...

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Alfred Lee Loomis (1887 - 1975)

Alfred Lee Loomis (November 4, 1887 – August 11, 1975) was an American attorney, investment banker, philanthropist, scientist/physicist, pioneer in military radar usages, inventor of the LORAN...

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John Jacob Rogers (1881 - 1925)

John Jacob Rogers (August 18, 1881 – March 28, 1925) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Rogers was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and graduated f...

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Frank Lauren Hitchcock (1875 - 1957)

Frank Lauren Hitchcock (1875–1957) was an American mathematician and physicist known for his formulation of the transportation problem in 1941. Academic life Frank did his preparatory stud...

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Julian Hatton (1956 - d.)

Julian Burroughs Hatton III is an American landscape abstract artist from New York City whose paintings have appeared in galleries in the United States and France. The New York Times described his pa...

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Charles L. Flint (1824 - 1889)

Charles Louis Flint (May 8, 1824 – February 26, 1889) was a lawyer, co-founder and first Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture, a lecturer in cattle and dairy farming, the first ...

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Warren Fales Draper (1883 - 1970)

Warren Fales Draper (August 9, 1883 – March 19, 1970) was Assistant Surgeon General and later Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. After graduating from Harvard M...

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Harold van Buren Cleveland (1916 - 1993)

Harold van Buren Cleveland, an international economist and author. Cleveland had a career in foreign affairs, notably with the Department of State, before leaving the Government. He retired in 1985 a...

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Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (1870 - 1957)

. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (July 24, 1870 – December 25, 1957) was an American landscape architect best known for his wildlife conservation efforts. He had a lifetime commitment to national ...

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Leonard Woods (1807 - 1878)

) Leonard Woods (November 24, 1807 – December 24, 1878) was the fourth president of Bowdoin College. Life and career Born in Newbury, Massachusetts, Woods attended Phillips Andover Academy...

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Major General Elwell S. Otis (1838 - 1909)

Elwell Stephen Otis (March 25, 1838 – October 21, 1909) was a United States of America General who served in the Philippines late in the Spanish-American War and during the Philippine-American...

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William Houston Blount (1922 - 2011)

William Houston Blount of Birmingham was born in Union Springs, Alabama, January 3, 1922, He was educated at Staunton Military Academy, the University of Alabama, and Harvard Business School. He entere...

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Timothy Leary (1920 - 1996)

He was an American writer, psychologist, futurist, and advocate of psychedelic drug research. An icon of 1960s counterculture, Leary is most famous as a proponent of the therapeutic, spiritual and emot...

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Barbara Franklin, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1940 - d.)

Barbara Hackman Franklin (born March 19, 1940) is President and Chief Executive Officer of Barbara Franklin Enterprises, a private international consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. She ...

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Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson (1875 - 1950)

Carter G. Woodson earned a Ph.D. in History from Harvard University in 1912. He was the second African-American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard. He is referred to as the "Father of African-American Histor...

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William Henry Hastie (1904 - 1976)

William Henry Hastie, Jr. (November 17, 1904 – April 14, 1976) was an American, lawyer, judge, educator, public official, and advocate for the civil rights of African Americans. He was the fir...

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"Doctor" John Marsh (1799 - 1856)

) "Doctor" John Marsh was born in 1799 in South Danvers, Massachusetts and died in Pacheco, California in 1856. He was an early pioneer and settler in California, and although he did not have a medic...

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James M. Collins (1916 - 1989)

James Mitchell Collins, known as Jim Collins (April 29, 1916–July 21, 1989), was a Republican who represented the Third Congressional District of Texas from 1968-1983. The district was based a...

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Willard Van Orman Quine (1908 - 2000)

Willard Van Orman Quine (/kwaɪn/; June 25, 1908 – December 25, 2000) (known to intimates as "Van") was an American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition. From 1930 until hi...

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Roger Montgomery (1925 - 2003)

Roger Montgomery (1925–2003) was an American architect, and Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Early life and education Roger Montgomery was born in New York City to parent...

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Asa Gray MP (1810 - 1888)

Asa Gray (November 18, 1810 – January 30, 1888) is considered the most important American botanist of the 19th century. He was instrumental in unifying the taxonomic knowledge of the plant...

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Dr. Ingalls Kittredge (1769 - 1856)

From Municipal History of Essex County in Massachusetts, Volume 2 edited by Benjamin F. Arrington Physicians of Beverly - Among the most noted medical men in early days in Beverly was Dr Ingalls Ki...

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Archibald Grimké (1849 - 1930)

Archibald Henry Grimké (August 17, 1849 – February 25, 1930) was an American lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A grad...

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Regis Post, Sr. (1870 - 1944)

From Wikipedia: Regis Henri Post (January 28, 1870 — 1944) was a New York politician and Governor of Puerto Rico from 1907 to 1909. He was a New York State Assemblyman from 1899 to 1900, r...

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Beekman Winthrop (1874 - 1940)

Winthrop (September 18, 1874 – November 10, 1940) was a New York lawyer and Governor of Puerto Rico from 1904 to 1907. He was later an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. The son of Rober...

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Rear Admiral Livingston Hunt (1859 - d.)

Admiral Hunt's naval career spanned the period from sailing ships to steam vessels, included battle service in the Spanish-American War and varied duty afloat and ashore. While attending Harvard with...

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Dennis Ritchie MP (1941 - 2011)

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie ( b. September 9, 1941; found dead October 12, 2011 ), commonly known by his username dmr , was an American computer scientist who "helped shape the digital era." He created ...

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Walter Charles Langer (1899 - 1981)

Walter Charles Langer (February 5, 1899 – July 4, 1981) was a Cambridge, Massachusetts psychoanalyst best known for his role in preparing a World War II psychological analysis of Adolf Hitler ...

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Rudolf Ernest Langer (1894 - 1968)

Rudolf Ernest Langer (8 March 1894 – 11 March 1968) was an American mathematician, known for the Langer correction and as a president of the Mathematical Association of America. Career Lan...

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William L. Langer (1896 - 1977)

William Leonard Langer (March 16, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was the chairman of the history department at Harvard University, He was on leave during World War II as head of the Research and An...

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Henry Nash Smith (1906 - 1986)

Henry Nash Smith (September 29, 1906 – June 6, 1986) was a scholar of American culture and literature. He was co-founder of the academic discipline "American studies". He was also a noted Mark...

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Arthur N. Holcombe (1884 - 1977)

Arthur Norman Holcombe (born November 3, 1884 Winchester, Massachusetts - December 9, 1977) was an American historian, and educator. Life He received a BA at Harvard University in 1906 and a Ph.D...

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Bernard DeVoto (1897 - 1955)

Bernard Augustine DeVoto (January 11, 1897 – November 13, 1955) was an American historian and author who specialized in the history of the American West. Life and work He was born in Ogden...

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I. M. Pei 貝聿銘 MP

Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 26, 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948 Mr. Pei was recruited by New York real e...

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Gardner Weld Allen (1856 - 1944)

Harvard, Class of 1877 AB, 1882 MD; Active member of the Bostonian Society; Published Author

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Alexander Marshack MP (1918 - 2004)

Alexander Marshack (April 4, 1918 – December 20, 2004) was an American independent scholar and Paleolithic archaeologist. He was born in The Bronx and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism fr...

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Robert W. Wood (1868 - 1955)

Robert Williams Wood (May 2, 1868 – August 11, 1955) was an American physicist and inventor. He is often cited as being a pivotal contributor to the field of optics and a pioneer of infrared a...

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Ivan A. Getting (1912 - 2003)

Ivan Alexander Getting (January 18, 1912 – October 11, 2003) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, credited (along with Roger L. Easton and Bradford Parkinson) with the developmen...

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Hollis Godfrey (1874 - 1936)

Hollis Godfrey (born 1874 in Lynn, Massachusetts – January 17, 1936) was an author, teacher, engineering consultant, and president of the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry. Early...

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Myron Timothy Herrick III (1935 - 1956)

FIRE IN SKI LODGE KILLS 3 STUDENTS All Harvard Undergraduates- Four Others Flee Safely in Mt. Tremblant Blaze Special to the New York Times MONT TREMBLANT, Que., Jan 3-- Three Harvard students ...

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Royal Little (1896 - 1989)

Royal Little (March 1, 1896 in Wakefield, Massachusetts – January 10, 1989 in Nassau, Bahamas), was the founder and chair of Textron, and is considered to be the Father of Conglomerates. Lit...

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The Hon. Joseph Sneed, III (1920 - 2008)

Joseph Tyree Sneed, III (July 21, 1920 – February 9, 2008) was a Republican United States Deputy Attorney General and then a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit fo...

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Jarvis Hunt (1863 - 1941)

Jarvis Hunt (August 6, 1863 - June 15, 1941) was a "renowned Chicago architect" who designed a wide array of buildings, including train stations, suburban estates, industrial buildings, clubhouses an...

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Samuel James Ervin III (1926 - 1999)

Samuel James Ervin III (March 2, 1926 – September 18, 1999) was a United States federal judge and the son of U.S. Senator Sam Ervin. Ervin was born in Morganton, North Carolina. He received ...

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Luther Stearns (1770 - 1820)

Dr. Luther Stearns entered Dartmouth College at age seventeen but graduated from Harvard in 1791.

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William Cameron Forbes MP (1870 - 1959)

William Cameron Forbes was a banker, philanthropist and statesman. More here:

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Henry Flagg French (1813 - 1885)

Assistant US Treasury Secretary. Father of sculptor Daniel Chester French. Henry Flagg French (August 14, 1813 – November 20, 1885) was an agriculturist, inventor, lawyer, judge, postmaste...

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Ben Shalom Bernanke MP

Ben Shalom Bernanke born December 13, 1953, is an American economist, and the current Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. During his tenure as Chairman, Bernanke has...

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David H. Gambrell, U.S. Senator MP

David Henry Gambrell (born December 20, 1929) is a Georgia attorney who represented his state in the United States Senate from 1971 through 1972. Education and legal career Gambrell was born in A...

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Washington Jay McCormick, Jr. (1884 - 1949)

Washington Jay Mccormick, Jr. (January 4, 1884 - March 7, 1949) was a U.S. Representative from Montana. Born in Missoula, Montana, Mccormick attended the University of Montana and the University of...

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Forrest Church (1948 - 2009)

Frank Forrester Church IV (born September 23, 1948 in Palo Alto, California, died September 24, 2009) was a leading Unitarian Universalist minister, author, and theologian. He was Senior Minister of ...

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Alfred Lee Loomis, Jr. (1913 - 1994)

Olympic Champion in 1948 - 6 Metre class (sailing) (with crew of Michael Mooney, Herman Whiton, James Smith, and James Weekes) Alfred L. Loomis, Jr. (April 15, 1913 – September 7, 1994) wa...

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Thomas Dunn (1925 - 2008)

) Thomas Dunn (December 21, 1925 – October 26, 2008) was an American musician and music editor known for his performances of Baroque music. He is considered an important figure in the developm...

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Ephraim Savage MP (1645 - 1731)

From Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Google eBook) Massachusetts Historical Society, 1881. Page 128: Ephraim Savage Born 1645...

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Rev. Samuel Haugh MP (1621 - 1662)

From Symmes Memorial - second generation SAMUEL HAUGH [pronounced Hoff]. He was born in England, son of Atherton Haugh, who came in 1633 from Boston in Old England, where he had been a mayor, and set...

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Maj. Thomas R. White, Crew # 15, Flight Surgeon (1909 - 1992)

M.D. degree at Harvard Medical School in 1937. Took postgraduate training at Johns Hopkins and interned in Baltimore and Honolulu . Joined Army Air Corps in June, 1941. Served as gunner on Tokyo Ra...

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Fred Brooks (1931 - d.)

Frederick Phillips Brooks, Jr. (born April 19, 1931) is a computer architect, software engineer, and computer scientist, best known for managing the development of IBM's System/360 family of computer...

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George V. Allen (1903 - 1970)

George Venable Allen (November 3, 1903 – July 11, 1970) was a United States diplomat. Biography Born in Durham, North Carolina, he attended Duke University—then known as Trinity Col...

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Elizabeth "Liddy" Dole, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of Labor and Transportation MP

Mary Elizabeth Alexander Hanford "Liddy" Dole (born July 29, 1936) is an American politician who served in both the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush presidential administrations, as well as a Unit...

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Carl Levin, U.S. Senator MP

Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) was a United States Senator from Michigan from 1979 to 2015. He was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, and is a member of the Democratic Pa...

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Richard Henry Lederer MP

'From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia' Richard Lederer (born May 26, 1938) is an American author, speaker, and teacher. He is best known for his books on the English language and on word play such a...

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Joseph Lyman Silsbee MP (1848 - 1913)

Joseph Lyman Silsbee From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Lyman Silsbee (1848–1913) was a significant American architect during the 19th and 20th centuries. He was well known for his f...

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Kang-Fuh Hu (1892 - 1966)

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Way-Sung New 牛惠生 (1892 - 1937)

Niu Hui-sheng, known as W. S. New, founder of the Shanghai Orthopedic Hospital, devoted his life to the improvement of conditions in hospitals and the raising of standards in the medical profession in ...

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William Greene Roelker MP (1854 - 1911)

WILLIAM GREENE ROELKER William Greene Roelker was born in Cincinnati, O., June 12, 1854, and died in New York city, January 24, 1911. He was the son of Dr. Frederick Roelker and Katherine Ray (Greene...

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Oscar Zariski MP (1899 - 1986)

Oscar Zariski (born Oscher Zaritsky (Russian: О́шер Зари́цкий) April 24, 1899 – July 4, 1986...

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LtGen Richard Strother Taylor, CSA MP (c.1826 - 1879)

He was the son of United States President Zachary Taylor and First Lady Margaret Taylor. One of three individuals to be promoted to Lt. General without formal military training. The other two were Lt...

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David Yule (1897 - 1993)

Yü Ta-wei, Western-educated scholar who served during the Sino-Japanese war as army ordnance director and vice minister of war. From 1946 to 1948 he was minister communications. After serving in...

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Milton Reed (1848 - 1932)

The William Reed Memorial Scholarship at  Harvard was established by Milton, a prominent Fall River attorney who served a term as mayor. Milton's obituary  was published in the Boston Her...

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Achilles Chih-t'ung Fang (1910 - 1995)

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T'ung-tsu Ch'ü 瞿同祖 (1910 - 2008)

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Minfu Tah Hu (1891 - 1927)

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Hsien Wu (1893 - 1959)

Wu Hsien, internationally known biochemist who between 1917 and 1920, with Otto Folin of Harvard University, developed the Folin-Wu method of blood analysis. Wu's research interests were primarily in p...

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梁思永 (1904 - 1954)

Liang Ssu-yung, the youngest son of Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, became one of China's foremost archaeologists. From August 1950 until his death he was deputy director of the research institute of archaeology of ...

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Dr. Yuen Ren Chao 趙元任 (1892 - 1982)

Chao Yuen-ren, known as Y. R. Chao, international known linguist. Originally concentrating on phonology, he made the first detailed recordings of major dialect areas in China, establishing the research...

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Rulan Pian (1922 - 2013)

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Chi Sun Yeh (1898 - 1977)

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Yung-T'ung T'ang (1893 - 1964)

T'ang Yung-t'ung, leading historian of Chinese Buddhism whose major work was the Han wei liang-chin nan-pei-ch'ao fo-chiao shih [history of Buddhism during the Han, Wei, Chin, and Northern and Southern...

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Lien-sheng Yang (1914 - 1990)

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Li-fu Chiang (1890 - 1978)

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Co-ching Chu (1890 - 1974)

Chu K'o-chen, known as Coching Chu, meteorologist, became president of National Chekiang University, director of the institute of meteorology of the Academia Sinica, and president of the China Meteorol...

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