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Alexander Duncan Langmeier (1910 - 1993)

Alexander Duncan Langmuir (12 September 1910 – 22 November 1993) was an American epidemiologist. He is renowned for creating the Epidemic Intelligence Service. Biography Alexander D. L...

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Cleveland Abbe, Jr. (1872 - 1934)

. Cleveland Abbe, Jr. (March 25, 1872 – April 19, 1934) was an American geographer, son of Cleveland Abbe. He was born in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Harvard University in 1894. He to...

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Philip Kearny, Sr. (1780 - c.1836)

Philip Kearny, Sr was a Harvard-educated, New York City financier who owned his own brokerage firm and was also a founder of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Rev. Samuel Auchmuty (1722 - 1777)

Samuel Auchmuty (January 16, 1722 Boston - March 6, 1777 New York City), was a clergyman. He graduated from Harvard in 1742, studied theology in England, and was appointed assistant minister of Trinity...

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Herbert Claiborne Pell Jr (1884 - 1961)

. Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (February 16, 1884 – July 17, 1961) was a United States Representative from New York, U.S. Minister to Portugal, U.S. Minister to Hungary, and an instigator and m...

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Robert Winthrop Kean (1893 - 1980)

Robert Winthrop Kean (September 28, 1893; Elberon, New Jersey – September 21, 1980; Livingston, New Jersey) was a Republican politician who represented New Jersey in the U.S. House of Represen...

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Daniel T. Jewett, U.S. Senator (1807 - 1906)

Daniel Tarbox Jewett (September 14, 1807 – October 7, 1906) was a United States Senator from Missouri in 1870 and 1871. Born in Pittston, Maine, he completed preparatory studies, attended Colb...

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Frederick Hale, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1963)

Frederick Hale (October 7, 1874 – September 28, 1963) was a politician from the U.S. state of Maine, representing the state in the United States Senate from 1917 to 1941. He was the son of Eug...

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Hugh Gregg, Governor (1917 - 2003)

Hugh Gregg (November 22, 1917 – September 24, 2003) was governor of the U.S. state of New Hampshire from 1953 to 1955, and was the youngest person ever elected to that office. He is the father...

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Elaine

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August Belmont, II (1853 - 1924)

August Belmont, Jr. (February 18, 1853 – December 10, 1924) was an American financier, the builder of New York's Belmont Park racetrack, and a major owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses. ...

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Hon. Perry Belmont (1851 - 1947)

Perry Belmont (December 28, 1851 – May 25, 1947) was an American politician and diplomat. Biography He was born in New York City, the son of August Belmont. His brothers were Oliver Hazard Per...

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Harold Stirling Vanderbilt (1884 - 1970)

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, july 6, 1884, july 4, 1970, "Mike", nicknamed "professor", of Newport RI, was born at Oakdale New York. Vanderbilt graduated from Harvard Law School in 1910, then entered ...

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Barry Commoner (1917 - 2012)

Barry Commoner (May 28, 1917 – September 30, 2012) was an American biologist, college professor, and politician. He ran for president of the United States in the 1980 U.S. presidential electio...

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Dr. John Collins Warren (1778 - 1856)

Performed the famous operation in the Massachusetts General Hopsital in 1846, using ether as an anasthetic for the first time in a public demonstration. Cofounder of Massachusetts General Hospital. ...

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Dr. John Warren MP (1753 - 1815)

) One of three doctors that founded Harvard Medical School. He entered Harvard when he was 14 years old, and was a patriot of the American cause. Altough he had wanted to serve as a regular soldier...

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George Gray, U.S. Senator (1840 - 1925)

) George Gray (May 4, 1840 - August 7, 1925) was an American lawyer, judge, and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Atto...

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Frank Pace, U.S. Secretary of the Army (1912 - 1988)

Frank Pace, Jr. (July 5, 1912 - January 8, 1988) was the 3rd United States Secretary of the Army and a business executive. Biography Pace was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, and attended The H...

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Edward Lawrence Katzenbach (1834 - 1934)

Edward Lawrence Katzenbach (October 2, 1878 – December 18, 1934) was the Attorney General of New Jersey from 1924 to 1929. He was the brother of New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Frank S. Katze...

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Ralph Barton Perry (1876 - 1957)

Ralph Barton Perry (July 3, 1876 in Poultney, Vermont – January 22, 1957 in Boston, Massachusetts) was an American philosopher. Career He was educated at Princeton (B.A., 1896) and at ...

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Leonard Louis Eliezer Bernstein, [Louis Borenstein] MP (1918 - 1990)

Candide Overture: Leonard Bernstein conducting , Symphonic Dances - Part 1 (from West Side Story) , Symphonic Dances - Part 2 (from West Side Story) , Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein (pronounce...

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Elliot Forbes (1917 - 2006)

Elliot Forbes (August 20, 1917, Cambridge, Massachusetts – January 9, 2006, in Cambridge), known as "El", was an American conductor and musicologist noted for his Beethoven scholarship. Li...

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Samuel Adams Holyoke (1762 - 1820)

Samuel Holyoke, American composer and teacher of vocal and instrumental music, was the son of Rev. Elizur Holyoke and Hannah Peabody. He was born on 15 October 1762 in Boxford, Massachusetts, in Esse...

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Jacob Kimball, Jr. (1761 - 1826)

Jacob Kimball, Jr. born on February 15, 1761 and died in Topsfield, Massachusetts July 24, 1826 was one of the first American composers. He played fife and drum in the American Revolutionary War and ...

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Francis Parkman (1823 - 1893)

Francis Parkman (September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893) was an American historian, best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seve...

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Mary Parker Follett (1868 - 1933)

Mary Parker Follett (3 September 1868 – 18 December 1933) was an American social worker, management consultant and pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and organizational behavior. S...

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John K. Fairbank (1907 - 1991)

John King Fairbank (Chinese: 費正清; pinyin: Fèi Zhèngqīng; 24 May 1907 – 14 September 1991), was a prominent American academic and historian of China. ...

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Donald Herbert Davidson (1917 - 2003)

) Donald Herbert Davidson (March 6, 1917 – August 30, 2003) was an American philosopher born in Springfield, Massachusetts, who served as Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of C...

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Schuyler V. Cammann (1912 - 1991)

Van Rensselaer Cammann (February 2, 1912 in New York City – September 9, 1991 in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire) was an anthropologist best known for work in Asia. Early life Schuyler gradu...

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Bernard Berenson (1865 - 1959)

Bernard Berenson (June 26, 1865 – October 6, 1959) was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. He was a major figure in pioneering art attribution and therefore establishing t...

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Eugene C. Barker (1874 - 1956)

Eugene Campbell Barker (November 10, 1874 – October 22, 1956) was a distinguished professor of Texas history at the University of Texas at Austin. He was the first living person to have a UT c...

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Simon Newcomb MP (1835 - 1909)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Simon Newcomb (March 12, 1835 – July 11, 1909) was a Canadian-American astronomer and mathematician. Though he had little conventional schooling, he made i...

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Ned Lamont (1954 - d.)

Edward Miner "Ned" Lamont, Jr. (born January 3, 1954) is founder and chairman of Lamont Digital Systems, which provides video and data services to hundreds of college campuses across the country, and...

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Corliss Lamont (1902 - 1995)

Corliss Lamont (March 28, 1902–April 26, 1995), was a socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chai...

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Thomas W. Lamont (1870 - 1948)

Thomas William Lamont, Jr. (September 30, 1870 – February 2, 1948) was an American banker. Early Life Lamont was born in Claverack, New York. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy ...

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Major General Joseph Warren, III MP (1741 - 1775)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A121599 General in Revolutionary War. Died at the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775. Names...

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Caroline Bouvier Schlossberg MP

New York, NY, USA

Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957)[4] is an American author, attorney and Ambassador to Japan. She is a member of the influential Kennedy family and the only living child of U.S. Presi...

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Joe Kennedy MP (1888 - 1969)

Millionaire When Jack recovered from Scarlet Fever, Joe gave a check to the guild of St. Apollonia, providing dental care to children in Catholic schools. In 1927, Joe Kennedy moved his family from...

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Alger Hiss (1904 - 1996)

Alger Hiss (November 11, 1904 – November 15, 1996) was a U.S. State Department official involved in the establishment of the United Nations. He was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and co...

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823 - 1911)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during t...

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Charles Sanders Peirce (1839 - 1914)

Charles Sanders Peirce ( /ˈpɜrs/ like "purse"; September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist, born at 3 Phillips Place ...

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Benjamin Peirce (1809 - 1880)

Benjamin Peirce ( /ˈpɜrs/;[1] April 4, 1809, Salem, Massachusetts – October 6, 1880, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for ...

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Major General Spurgeon Neel, MD (1919 - 2003)

Major General Spurgeon Neel, MD, (September 24, 1919 - June 6, 2003) was a United States Army physician who pioneered the development of aeromedical evacuation of battlefield casualties. Early li...

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Sylvanus Morley (archaeologist and spy) (1883 - 1948)

Sylvanus Griswold Morley (June 7, 1883 – September 2, 1948) was an American archaeologist, epigrapher, and Mayanist scholar who made significant contributions toward the study of the pre-Colum...

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William James (1842 - 1910)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician. He wrote influent...

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Ernest Ingersoll (1852 - 1946)

Ernest Ingersoll (March 13, 1852—November 13, 1946) was a renowned American naturalist, writer and explorer. A native of Monroe, Michigan, Ingersoll studied for a time at Oberlin College a...

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Benjamin Morgan Harrod (1837 - 1912)

Benjamin Morgan Harrod (February 19, 1837 – September 8, 1912) was an American civil engineer who from 1895 to 1902 directed the construction of the water and sewerage systems in his native Ne...

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G. Stanley Hall, 1st President of the American Psychological Association, 1st President of Clark University (1844 - 1924)

Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1844 – April 24, 1924) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator. His interests focused on childhood development and evolutionary theory. Hall was...

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Robert Cutler, National Security Advisor (1895 - 1974)

Robert Cutler (1895 – 1974) was a U.S. government official. He was the first person appointed to the newly created position of National Security Advisor during the Eisenhower Administration, s...

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Brig. General Elliot Carr Cutler CB, OBE, FRCS, MD, FACS (1888 - 1947)

Brigadier General Elliot Carr Cutler CB, OBE, FRCS, MD, FACS (July 30, 1888 – August 16, 1947) was an American surgeon and medical educator. He was Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medi...

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Harvey Cushing, M.D. (1869 - 1939)

Harvey William Cushing, American physician and neurosurgeon, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 8, 1869. He received the degree of A.B. from Yale University in 1891, and those of A.M. and M.D. fro...

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John Bartlett (1784 - 1849)

) John Bartlett (1784-1849) was a minister and co-founder of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, two of the first hospitals in the United States. John Bartlett was born in Conco...

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Roger Adams (1889 - 1971)

Roger Adams (January 2, 1889 – July 6, 1971) was an American organic chemist. He is best known for the eponymous Adams' catalyst, and his work did much to determine the composition of naturall...

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William Lindsay White (1900 - 1973)

William Lindsay White (1900–1973), American journalist, was the son of newspaper editor William Allen White. White grew up in Emporia, Kansas, went to the nearby University of Kansas, and then...

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William Emerson (1923 - 2009)

) William Austin "Bill" Emerson Jr. (February 28, 1923 – August 25, 2009) was an American journalist who covered the civil rights era as Newsweek's first bureau chief assigned to cover the Sou...

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John Silas "Jack" Reed (1887 - 1920)

) John Silas "Jack" Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 17, 1920) was an American journalist, poet, and communist activist, best remembered for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution,...

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Ben Bradlee MP

Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (born August 26, 1921) is a vice president at-large of The Washington Post. As executive editor of the Post from 1968 to 1991, he became a national figure during the pr...

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Robert C. Winthrop, Sr., U.S. Senator, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1809 - 1894)

Robert Charles Winthrop (Boston, Massachusetts, May 12, 1809 – Boston, Massachusetts, November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States Hou...

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William H. Perry, US Congress (1839 - 1902)

William Hayne Perry (June 9, 1839 - July 7, 1902) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina, where he attended Greenville Academy, and graduate...

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Nicholas Longworth, IV, 43rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1869 - 1931)

Nicolas Longworth was Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1925 until his death in 1931. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

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John E. Leonard (1845 - 1878)

John Edwards Leonard (September 22, 1845 – March 15, 1878) was a United States Representative from Louisiana. He was the grandnephew of John Edwards (Pennsylvania) who also served in Congress....

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James Gore King MP (1791 - 1853)

James Gore King (May 8, 1791, New York City - October 3, 1853, Weehawken, New Jersey) was an American businessman and Whig Party politician who represented New Jersey's 5th congressional district in ...

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Amory Houghton (1899 - 1981)

Amory Houghton (July 27, 1899-February 1981) served as United States Ambassador to France and National President of the Boy Scouts of America. Family His father, Alanson B. Houghton, served a...

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Frederick H. Gillett, U.S. Senator, 42nd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1851 - 1935)

Frederick Huntington Gillett (pronounced /dʒɨˈlɛt/; October 16, 1851 – July 31, 1935) was an American politician during the early 20th century. Frederick H. Gillett...

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John M. Ashbrook (1921 - 1982)

John Milan Ashbrook (September 21, 1928 – April 24, 1982) was an American politician of the Republican Party who served in the United States House of Representatives from Ohio from 1961 until ...

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Joseph

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Doris Helen Goodwin MP

Historian and author. Has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Political Science. She is one of our country's foremost Presidential historians. She and her husband have three sons. Besides her love f...

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Tommy Lee Jones MP

Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. He has received three Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marsh...

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Buddy Roemer MP

"Buddy" Roemer won the governorship without a majority vote, a point which somewhat weakened his administration.. Roemer led in the primary with 33 percent to Edwin Edwards' 28 percent. Edwards withd...

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John

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Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. MP (1740 - 1809)

. Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (March 26, 1740 – August 7, 1809) was an American politician who served as the second Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Born in Lebanon, Conne...

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Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., Gov. MP (1710 - 1785)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 states johathan Trumbull, who served as the Revolutionary governor of Connecticut, he was a great frie...

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Mitt Romney, 70th Governor of Massachusetts MP

W. Mitt Romney is the former Governor of Massachusetts. His influential father was thrice elected Governor of Michigan. The Romneys are Mormon, and he went on to Brigham Young University before matricu...

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Desmond Fitzgerald (1910 - 1967)

) Desmond FitzGerald (June 16, 1910 – July 23, 1967) was an American Central Intelligence Agency deputy director, who planned three different assassinations of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. H...

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Endicott Peabody, Governor (1920 - 1997)

Endicott Peabody (February 15, 1920 – December 1, 1997) was the 62nd Governor of Massachusetts from January 3, 1963 to January 7, 1965. Early life Endicott Peabody, nicknamed "Chub", w...

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John Davis Lodge, Governor of Connecticut MP (1903 - 1985)

John Davis Lodge (October 20, 1903 – October 29, 1985), United States Republican politician, was the 64th Governor of Connecticut from 1951 to 1955. He was also an actor and U.S. Ambassador to...

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John Hancock, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence", 4th and 13th President of the Continental Congress MP (1737 - 1793)

'John Hancock was son of Rev. John Hancock of Braintree and Mary (Hawke )Thaxter of Hingham. After his father died in 1744 he lived with an uncle and aunt, Thomas Hancock and Lydia (Henchman) Hancock. ...

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Pierre

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C. Farris Bryant, Governor (1914 - 2002)

Cecil Farris Bryant (July 26, 1914 – March 1, 2002) was the 34th Governor of Florida. He also served on the United States National Security Council and in the Office of Emergency Planning duri...

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Roger D. Branigin, Governor (1902 - 1975)

Roger Douglas Branigin (July 26, 1902 – November 19, 1975) was the forty-second governor of Indiana, serving from January 11, 1965, to January 13, 1969. A World War II veteran and well-known p...

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Gov. Samuel Adams, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1722 - 1803)

DAR Ancestor #: A000577 Sam Adams, founder of the Boston Tea Party. The Adams Family, a Massachusetts family of statesmen, scholars, and authors that included two Presidents of the United States. I...

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John Edward Mack (1929 - 2004)

PULITZER WINNER IS KILLED IN ACCIDENT, John E. Mack, a Pulitzer Prize- winning author and Harvard Medical School professor whose research on purported extraterrestrial abductions generated widespread p...

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Alfred Charles Kinsey (1894 - 1956)

Alfred Charles Kinsey (June 23, 1894 – August 25, 1956) was an American biologist and professor of entomology and zoology, who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana Univers...

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J. Robert Oppenheimer ("father of the atomic bomb") MP (1904 - 1967)

note ^ The meaning of the 'J' in J. Robert Oppenheimer has been a source of confusion. Historians Alice Kimball Smith and Charles Weiner sum up the general historical opinion in their volume Robert O...

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George Parkman, Famous Murder Victim (1790 - 1849)

George Parkman (February 19, 1790 – November 23, 1849), a Boston Brahmin (a term actually not coined by Parkman contemporary Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. until 1860, after Parkman’s death...

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Charles F. Winslow (1811 - 1877)

Charles Frederick Winslow (1811–1877) was a physician, diplomat, and world traveler. He received his medical degree from Harvard in 1834. He is the author of "Force and Nature", an early work ...

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John Winthrop (1714 - 1779)

) John Winthrop (December 19, 1714 – May 3, 1779) was the 2nd Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in Harvard College. He was a distinguished mathematician, physicist and ast...

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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917 - 2007)

. Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. (October 15, 1917 - February 28, 2007) was an American historian and social critic whose work explored the American liberalism of political leaders including Franklin ...

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Samuel Eliot Morison, Rear Admiral (USNR) (1887 - 1976)

Samuel Eliot Morison, Rear Admiral, United States Naval Reserve (July 9, 1887 – May 15, 1976) was an American historian, noted for producing works of maritime history that were both authoritat...

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Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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Elisabeth

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Natalie Portman MP

She is an Israeli-American actress. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 French action film Léon (known in the United States as The Professional). During the 1990s, P...

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Alan Jay Lerner (1918 - 1986)

Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works...

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Ashley Judd MP

Ashley Judd (born April 19, 1968) is an American actress, who is best known for playing a number of strong characters in films such as Ruby in Paradise, Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy, Where the Hea...

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Timothy

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Fred Gwynne MP (1926 - 1993)

Birth Name Frederick Hubbard Gwynne Height 6' 5" (1.96 m) Mini Biography Fred Gwynne was an enormously talented character actor most famous for starring in the television situation comedies "...

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Rashida Jones MP

Rashida Leah Jones (born February 25, 1976) is an American film and television actress, comic book author, screenwriter and occasional singer. She played Louisa Fenn on Boston Public and Karen Filippel...

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Phillip Shriver, 17th President of Miami University (1922 - 2011)

Phillip Raymond Shriver (August 16, 1922 – April 23, 2011) was an American historian and college administrator who was president of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, from 1965 to 1981. Biogr...

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Stephen W. Nease (1925 - 2006)

Stephen Wesley Nease (January 15, 1925 – April 6, 2006) was an educator and president of four different institutions of higher education. He was the father of two daughters, Linda Scott and Me...

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William DeWitt Hyde, 7th President of Bowdoin College (1858 - 1917)

William DeWitt Hyde (September 23, 1858 – June 29, 1917) was an American college president, born at Winchendon, Mass. He graduated from Harvard University in 1879 and from Andover Theological ...

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