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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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Clifton D. Gray, 3rd President of Bates College (1874 - 1948)

Clifton Daggett Gray (July 27, 1874 – February 21, 1948) was the third president of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and a Baptist theologian. Gray was born in 1875 in Massachusetts, gra...

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William Allen, 3rd President of Bowdoin College (1784 - 1868)

) William Allen (January 2, 1784 – July 16, 1868) was a biographer, scholar and academic. Biography He was born at Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1784. He graduated from Harvard College ...

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John Updike MP (1932 - 2009)

For more information, see Wikipedia or The John Updike Society .

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Howard Nemerov (1920 - 1991)

Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was United States Poet Laureate 1963-1964 and 1988-1990. The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize....

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Charles

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James D. Hart, CBE (1911 - 1990)

James David Hart, CBE (April 18, 1911–23 July 1990) was an American literary scholar and professor at University of California, Berkeley for fifty-four years. He is most notable for writing Th...

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Donald Hall (1928 - d.)

Donald Hall (born September 20, 1928) is an American poet. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (commonly known as the Poet Laureate of the United States) in...

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Edward St. John Gorey (1925 - 2000)

Edward St. John Gorey (February 22, 1925 – April 15, 2000) was an American writer and artist noted for his macabre illustrated books. Early life Edward St. John Gorey was born in Chica...

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Berry Fleming (1899 - 1989)

Publishers Weekly magazine once called Berry Fleming "the quintessential Southern writer; funny, wise and like the best of those from the South, an incredibly good storyteller." His long career began...

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Edward McMaken Eager (1911 - 1964)

Edward McMaken Eager (June 20, 1911 – October 23, 1964) was an American lyricist, playwright, and author of books for children. Eager's works for children were distinctive in their use of the ...

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John Roderigo Dos Passos (1896 - 1970)

John Roderigo Dos Passos (pronounced /dɵsˈpæsɵs/; January 14, 1896 – September 28, 1970) was an American novelist and artist. Early life Born in Chicago, Il...

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Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863 - 1940)

Ernest Lawrence Thayer (August 14, 1863 – August 21, 1940) was an American writer and poet who wrote "Casey at the Bat". Biography Thayer was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and raised...

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Thomas Clayton Wolfe (1900 - 1938)

Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938) was a major American novelist of the early 20th century. Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels, plus many short stories, dramatic work...

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Henry David Thoreau MP (1817 - 1862)

Quote from Henry David With every child begins the world again. ---------------------------------- A descendant of Mayflower passenger, Richard Warren. Henry David Thoreau was born 12 July 1817 i...

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George Ames Plimpton (1927 - 2003)

George Ames Plimpton (18 March 1927 – 25 September 2003) was an American journalist, writer, editor, and actor. He is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found The Paris Rev...

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Norman Mailer MP (1923 - 2007)

Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter and film director. Along with Truman Capote, Joan D...

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James Russell Lowell MP (1819 - 1891)

James Russell Lowell (February 22, 1819 – August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers...

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Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. MP (1809 - 1894)

Find A Grave Memorial # 493. Wikipedia Biographical Summary - "... Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, professor, lecturer, and author. ...

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Ralph Waldo Emerson MP (1803 - 1882)

American author, poet, and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson first formulated the philosophy of Transcendentalism. His essay "Nature" expresses this philosophy. He also wrote "The Concord Hymn" and coi...

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Joseph Dennie (1768 - 1812)

Joseph Dennie (August 30, 1768 – January 7, 1812) was an American author and journalist who was one of the foremost men of letters of the Federalist Era. A Federalist, Dennie is best remembere...

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E. E. Cummings (1894 - 1962)

Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), popularly known as E. E. Cummings, with the abbreviated form of his name often written by others in lowercase letters as e.e. cum...

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Michael Crichton (1942 - 2008)

John Michael Crichton ( /ˈkraɪtən/; rhymes with frighten; October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008), best known as Michael Crichton, was an American best-selling author, produc...

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Stephen Richards Covey MP (1932 - 2012)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was the author of the best-selling book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People . Other book...

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William S. Burroughs (1914 - 1997)

William Seward Burroughs II ( /ˈbʌroʊz/; also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist ...

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Robert Benchley MP (1889 - 1945)

He was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor who is best remembered for his contributions to The New Yorker, where his essays, whether topical or absurdis...

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Peter Bradford Benchley (1940 - 2006)

Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 12, 2006) was an American author, best known for his novel Jaws and its subsequent film adaptation, the latter co-written by Benchley (with Carl...

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Horatio Alger, Jr. MP (1832 - 1899)

. Horatio Alger, Jr. January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899 Parents: Horatio Alger 1806-1881 and Olive Fenno 1807-1878 Horatio Alger was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for...

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K.D. Swan (1887 - 1970)

Kenneth Dupee Swan (1887–1970), more commonly known as K.D. Swan, was an American nature photographer in the early part of the 20th century. During his career in the USDA Forest Service (1911&...

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H. H. Richardson, architect (1838 - 1886)

Henry Hobson Richardson (September 29, 1838 – April 27, 1886) was a prominent American architect of the 19th century. His work left a significant impact on Boston, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Albany, a...

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Malcolm McKesson (1909 - 1999)

Malcolm McKesson (July 24, 1909 - February 5, 1999) was an American outsider artist known for his ballpoint pen drawings and his erotic fiction. Biography Malcolm McKesson was born in Monmout...

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William Moulton Marston (1893 - 1947)

Having led a life filled with totally unrelated accomplishments, William Moulton Marston was a lawyer, a psychologist, invented the first functional lie detector polygraph, created the DISC model for e...

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Philip Cortelyou Johnson (1906 - 2005)

Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) was an influential American architect. In 1930, he founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art ...

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Tom Peete Cross (1879 - 1951)

Tom Peete Cross (December 8, 1879 – December 25, 1951) was an American Celticist and folklorist. Education and career Cross did his undergraduate education at Hampden–Sydney Colle...

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Hardy Cross (1885 - 1959)

Hardy Cross, 1885–1959, born in Nansemond County, Virginia, was a U.S. structural engineer and the developer of the moment distribution method for structural calculation of large buildings. Th...

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Thomas Bulfinch (1796 - 1867)

Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 – May 27, 1867[1]) was an American writer, born in Newton, Massachusetts. Bulfinch belonged to a well educated Bostonian merchant family of modest means. His fat...

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Charles Bulfinch (1763 - 1844)

Charles Bulfinch (August 8, 1763 – April 15, 1844) was an early American architect, and has been regarded by many as the first native-born American to practice architecture as a profession. ...

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Louis C. Wyman, U.S. Senator (1917 - 2002)

Louis Crosby Wyman (March 16, 1917 – May 5, 2002) was a U.S. Representative and, for four days, a Senator from New Hampshire. Early career Wyman was born in Manchester, New Hampshire o...

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Robert Alphonso Taft II, U.S. Senator MP (1917 - 1993)

Robert Taft (generally known as Robert Taft Jr. for the sake of convenience) (February 26, 1917–December 7, 1993) served as a Republican Congressman between 1963 and 1965, and between 1967 and 1...

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Robert Alphonso Taft, U.S. Senator MP (1889 - 1953)

Senator Robert A. Taft Funeral Without Formal Classification 31 July-4 August 1953 Robert A. Taft, son of former President William Howard Taft and renowned Republican senator from Ohio, died of c...

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Charles Sumner, U.S. Senator (1811 - 1874)

Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislaver...

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Adlai Ewing Stevenson III, U.S. Senator MP

Adlai Ewing Stevenson III (born October 10, 1930, in Chicago) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represented the state of Illinois in the United States Senate from 1970 until 1981....

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Ted Stevens, U.S. Senator (1923 - 2010)

Theodore Fulton "Ted" Stevens, Sr. (November 18, 1923 – August 9, 2010) was a United States Senator from Alaska, serving from December 24, 1968, until January 3, 2009, and thus the longest-ser...

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Benjamin

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Benjamin A. Smith II, U.S. Senator (1916 - 1991)

Benjamin Atwood Smith II (March 26, 1916 – September 6, 1991) was a United States Senator from the state of Massachusetts from December 1960 until November 1962. Family and education S...

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Harrison "Jackie"

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Sen. Leverett A. Saltonstall (1892 - 1979)

Governor of Massachusetts, U.S. Senator -------------------- [Following downloaded 2010 from Wikipedia :] Leverett A. Saltonstall (September 1, 1892 – June 17, 1979) was an American Republic...

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William V. Roth, Jr., U.S. Senator (1921 - 2003)

. William Victor "Bill" Roth, Jr. (July 22, 1921 – December 13, 2003) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of World War II and...

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John

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William Proxmire, U.S. Senator (1915 - 2005)

Edward William Proxmire (November 11, 1915 – December 15, 2005) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States Senator from Wisconsin from 1957 to 1...

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Claude Pepper, U.S. Senator (1900 - 1989)

Claude Denson Pepper (September 8, 1900 – May 30, 1989) was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted fr...

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Harrison Gray Otis, U.S. Senator MP (1765 - 1848)

Harrison Gray Otis was a Massachusetts Senator. Our line of Gray's didn't come to America until the 1890's. His Great GrandUncle Joseph Otis(1665-1754) is our Ancestor. ------------------------------...

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850 - 1924)

Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924) was an American statesman, a Republican politician, and a noted historian from Massachusetts. While the title was not official, he is consid...

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Ted Kennedy, US Senator MP (1932 - 2009)

"Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. He was the second most senior member of the...

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Kenneth B. Keating, U.S. Senator (1900 - 1975)

Kenneth Barnard Keating (May 18, 1900 – May 5, 1975), was a United States Representative and a U.S. Senator from New York, and in later life, an appellate judge and a diplomat representing the...

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James

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H. John Heinz III, U.S. Senator (1938 - 1991)

Henry John Heinz III (October 23, 1938 – April 4, 1991) was an American politician from Pennsylvania, a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives (1971–1977) and t...

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William

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Floyd K. Haskell, U.S. Senator (1916 - 1998)

Floyd Kirk Haskell (February 7, 1916 – August 25, 1998) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1973 to 1979. ...

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Edward J. Gurney, U.S. Senator (1914 - 1996)

Edward John Gurney (January 12, 1914 – May 14, 1996) was an American politician from Florida, where he served as a Representative and a United States Senator. He was the first Republican Senat...

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Ernest Gruening, Governor of Alaska Territory, U.S. Senator (1887 - 1974)

Ernest Henry Gruening (pronounced /ˈɡriːnɪŋ/ "Greening"; February 6, 1887 – June 26, 1974) was an American journalist and Democrat who was the Governor of th...

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Daniel

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Bill Frist, U.S. Senator MP

William Harrison "Bill" Frist, Sr. (born February 22, 1952) is an American physician, businessman, and politician. He began his career as an heir and major stockholder to the for-profit hospital chai...

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Al Franken MP

Alan Stuart "Al" Franken (born May 21, 1951) is the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. He is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, which affiliates with the national Demo...

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Sam Ervin, U.S. Senator (Chair of the Senate Watergate Committee) (1896 - 1985)

Samuel James "Sam" Ervin Jr. (September 27, 1896 – April 23, 1985) was a Democratic Senator from North Carolina from 1954 until 1974. A native of Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, he li...

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Thomas Eagleton, U.S. Senator (1929 - 2007)

Thomas Francis Eagleton (September 4, 1929 – March 4, 2007) was a United States Senator from Missouri, serving from 1968–1987. He is best remembered for briefly being the Democratic vic...

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Michael

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Joseph Sill Clark, Sr. (1861 - 1956)

He was a graduate of Harvard University, 1883; Law School of University of Pennsylvania, 1885. He was a lawyer. Residence, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pa. ---------------------------------------...

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Joseph S. Clark, Jr., U.S. Senator (1901 - 1990)

Joseph Sill Clark, Jr. (October 21, 1901 – January 12, 1990) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania fro...

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John Chafee, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy (1922 - 1999)

John Lester Hubbard Chafee ( /ˈtʃeɪfiː/ chay-fee; October 22, 1922 – October 24, 1999) was an American politician. He served as an officer in the United States Mari...

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Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr. (1923 - 2006)

. Fitz Eugene Dixon, Jr. (August 14, 1923 – August 2, 2006) was an American educator, sportsman, and philanthropist. Biography He was the son of banker Fitz Eugene Dixon, Sr. and wif...

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Harry Elkins Widener MP (1885 - 1912)

Titania Name: Mr Harry Elkins Widener Born: Saturday 3rd January 1885 Age: 27 years Last Residence: in Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States Occupation: Bibliophile 1st Class passenger ...

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Charlemagne Tower, Jr. (1848 - 1923)

. Charlemagne Tower, Jr. (April 17, 1848 – February 24, 1923) was an American businessman, scholar, and diplomat. Biography Charlemagne Tower was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on...

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Charlemagne Tower (1809 - 1889)

Charlemagne Tower, (April 18, 1809 – July 26, 1889) was an American lawyer and businessman active in acquiring land in the Schuylkill Valley in Pennsylvania and serving as an officer for coal ...

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William H. Sumner (1780 - 1861)

William Hyslop Sumner was born on July 4, 1780 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States. He was the son of Governor Increase Sumner. He graduated from Harvard College in 1799, and practiced law. He s...

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Yonatan יונתן / יוני Netanyahu נתניהו MP (1946 - 1976)

Yonatan Netanyahu (From Wikipedia) Yonatan "Yoni" Netanyahu (Hebrew: יונתן "יוני" נתניהו; ...

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Jan Stenbeck (1942 - 2002)

Jan Stenbeck (14 November 1942 in Stockholm, Sweden – 19 August 2002 in Paris, France) was a Swedish media owner. He was brother of the former Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Margaretha ...

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David Rockefeller, Sr. MP

Wikipedia entry-David Rockefeller David Rockefeller, Sr. (born June 12, 1915) is the current patriarch of the Rockefeller family. He is the youngest and only surviving child of John D. Rockefeller, J...

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Maj. General Leonard Wood, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army MP (1860 - 1927)

Leonard Wood (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was a physician who served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba and Governor General of the Philippines. E...

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Brig. General Hazard Stevens (USA) MP (1842 - 1918)

Hazard Stevens (June 9, 1842 – October 11, 1918) was an American military officer, mountaineer, politician and writer. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Union army during t...

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Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Medal of Honor MP (1887 - 1944)

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., are one of only two sets of fathers and sons to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. The other set is Arthur and Douglas MacArthur. Theodore D...

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Brig. General Horace Porter (USA) MP (1837 - 1921)

Horace Porter, (April 15, 1837–May 29, 1921) was an American soldier and diplomat who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Porter was born in Huntingdon, Penn...

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Brig. General Charles E. Phelps (USA) MP (1833 - 1908)

Charles Edward Phelps (May 1, 1833 – December 27, 1908) rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Army in the Civil War, served as a city councilman, a U.S. Congressman from the third ...

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Abram Nicholas Pritzker (1896 - 1986)

Known as A.N., was the patriarch of one of Chicago's most successful and most philanthropic families. He grew up in the Wicker Park neighborhood, and later earned a law degree from Harvard. He helped d...

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Lt. Colonel Charles White Whittlesey (1884 - 1921)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Infantry) Charles White Whittlesey, United States Army, for extraordi...

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Major George G. McMurtry (Executive Officer of the "Lost Battalion") (1876 - 1958)

George Gibson McMurtry (November 6, 1876–November 22, 1958) was an officer in United States Army who received the Medal of Honor as the executive officer of the Lost Battalion during World War...

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Brevet Colonel Henry W. Lawton (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1843 - 1899)

Henry Ware Lawton (March 17, 1843 – December 19, 1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish-American War and was ...

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Rear Admiral Claud Ashton Jones (1885 - 1948)

Rear Admiral Claud Ashton Jones (October 7, 1885 – August 8, 1948) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and a Medal of Honor recipient. Biography Born in Fire Creek, West Virg...

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Meg Whitman MP

Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman (born August 4, 1956) is an American business executive. She is the president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard. A native of Long Island, New York, she is ...

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Lt. Col. Henry S. Huidekoper, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1918)

Click here to view Henry's Wikipedia site. Click here to view Henry's findagrave site. Henry Shippen Huidekoper (July 17, 1839 – November 9, 1918) was a general from Pennsylvania in Union Ar...

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Brig. General Walter N. Hill (1881 - 1955)

Walter Newell Hill (September 29, 1881– June 29, 1955) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz....

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Major General Pierpont M. Hamilton (1898 - 1982)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Air Corps) Pierpont Morgan Hamilton, United States Army Air Forces, for...

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Brevet Maj. General Manning Force (USA) MP (1824 - 1899)

Manning Ferguson Force (December 17, 1824 – May 8, 1899) was a lawyer, judge and soldier from Ohio. He became known as the commander of the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army durin...

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Sir George Downing, 1st Baronet MP (1622 - 1684)

'Sir George Downing, 1st Baronet (1623 – July 1684) was an Anglo-Irish soldier, statesman, and diplomat. Downing Street in London is named after him. As Treasury Secretary he is credited wit...

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Brig. General Erle Cocke, Jr. (1921 - 2000)

. Erle Cocke, Jr. was a Brigadier General in the National Guard of the United States. Biography A native of Dawson, Georgia, Cocke was born on May 10, 1921. Cocke attended the University of...

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Douglas Campbell (1896 - 1990)

) Douglas Campbell (June 7, 1896-December 16, 1990) was an American aviator and World War I flying ace. He was the first American aviator flying in an American unit to achieve the status of ace. ...

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