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Sir Robert Laird Borden, Prime Minister of Canada MP (1854 - 1937)

Sir Robert Laird Borden, PC, GCMG, KC (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1...

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Edward Dean Adams (1846 - 1931)

Edward Dean Adams, was President of the Cataract Construction Company that built the first hydro-electric power plant in 1895 in Niagara Falls and started the electrification of the world' While Niko...

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Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada MP (1897 - 1972)

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian professor, historian, civil servant, statesman, diplomat, and politician, who won the Nobel Peac...

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Brig. General Francis Nash (1742 - 1777)

Francis Nash (1742 – October 7, 1777) was a brigadier general killed in the American Revolutionary War. Nash was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia. At an early age he became prominent...

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Joseph Baruch Salsberg MP (1902 - 1998)

Joseph Baruch (J.B.) Salsberg (November 5, 1902 – February 8, 1998) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Labor-Progressive member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1943 to 195...

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Vice Admiral Lawson P. "Red" Ramage (1909 - 1990)

Lawson Paterson "Red" Ramage (19 January 1909 – 15 April 1990) was a vice admiral in the United States Navy and a noted submarine commander during World War II. Ramage was decorated with the M...

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Capt. August Martin MP (1919 - 1968)

Capt. August “Augie” Harvey Martin (1919-1968). The first African-American to captain a U.S.-scheduled commercial air carrier. He died on a mercy mission to Biafra whilst attempting to la...

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Darius Ogden Mills (1825 - 1910)

Darius Ogden Mills (September 25, 1825 – January 3, 1910) was a prominent American banker, philanthropist and, for a time, California's wealthiest citizen. Biography He was born in North S...

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Col. Richard Lee Taylor, (Cont. Army) MP (1744 - 1829)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A112823 ) Richard Lee Taylor (April 3, 1744 – January 19, 1829) was an officer in the C...

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Michiel van Breda, b1c2d1 MP (1775 - 1847)

From 'A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort' written by John McGregor Michiel van Breda of Oranjezicht, founder o...

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Clara McBride "Mother" Hale MP (1905 - 1992)

Clara McBride Hale (April 1, 1905 – December 18, 1992), also known as Mother Hale , was a prominent African-American social activist and child care worker who created a sanctuary for drug-addict...

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Thomas Harrison MP (1704 - 1785)

With brothers Daniel, John, Samuel, Jeremiah was the first to patent land in Rockingham Co, VA. Orange Co record Dec 8, 1739. Named the present Harrisonburg town. Settled at the Head spring of the East...

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Jacob Green (1767 - 1840)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor # A046993 He was an early settler and founder of Greensport, Alabama Revolutionary War Soldier under Capt. Corbins Mili...

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Major General Frank O. Hunter (1894 - 1982)

Frank O. Hunter began his military career as a World War I flying ace, being credited by the United States Army Air Service with downing nine enemy aircraft. Hunter became an advocate of fighter airc...

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Ryk Tulbagh, SV/PROG MP (1699 - 1771)

See Wikipedia... ---------- Marriage NGK Cape Town 1725 Augusti 26 s:r Rijk Tulbagh j: m: en juff:r Elizabeth Zwellingrebel j: d: on

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John Emory (1789 - 1835)

John Emory (11 April 1789 – 1835) was an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, elected in 1832. Early life and family John was born at Spaniard's Neck, Queen Anne's County, Ma...

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Alexander Randall, Governor, U.S. Postmaster General (1819 - 1872)

Alexander Williams Randall (October 31, 1819– July 26, 1872) was a lawyer, judge and politician from Wisconsin. He served as the sixth Governor of Wisconsin from 1858 until 1861. He was inst...

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Joseph Habersham, U.S. Postmaster General (1751 - 1815)

DAR A 048847, Ga. Colonel. Joseph Habersham (July 28, 1751 – November 17, 1815) was an American businessman, Georgia politician, soldier in the Continental Army, and Postmaster General of the ...

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Lewis A. McArthur (1883 - 1951)

Lewis Ankeny McArthur (April 27, 1883 – November 8, 1951), known as "Tam" McArthur, was an executive for Pacific Power and Light Company. He was also the secretary for the Oregon Geographic Bo...

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Arabella Johnson MP (1595 - c.1630)

'Arabella Clinton1 F, #227807 Last Edited=15 Feb 2011 Consanguinity Index=0.0% ' Arabella Clinton is the daughter of Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln and Elizabeth Knyvett.1 She married Isaa...

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John Goucher (1845 - 1922)

John Franklin Goucher (1845-1922) was a Methodist pastor who was the co-founder and namesake of Goucher College in Maryland. John Goucher was born in 1845 in Pennsylvania to a Methodist family. He ...

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Francis Cabot Lowell (1775 - 1817)

Francis Cabot Lowell (April 7, 1775 - August 10, 1817) (Lowell 1899, pg 59) [1] was the American business man for whom the city of Lowell, Massachusetts, United States is named. He was born in Newbur...

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Vincent Astor MP (1891 - 1959)

William Vincent Astor was a businessman and philanthropist and a member of the prominent Astor family. Called Vincent, he was born in the Fifth Avenue mansion where his grandmother Caroline Astor rei...

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Gov. Edward Telfair MP (1735 - 1807)

Edward Telfair (1735 – September 17, 1807) was the Governor of the state of Georgia in 1786, and again from 1790 through 1793. He was a member of the Continental Congress, and a signer of the ...

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John McKee (1821 - 1902)

) Colonel John McKee (1821 – 6 April 1902) was an African American who became an extremely wealthy property owner in Philadelphia. McKee City, New Jersey is named after him. His legacy continu...

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Larz Anderson III (1886 - 1937)

Larz Anderson III (born August 15, 1866 in Paris, France; died April 13, 1937 in White Sulphur Spring, WV) was a wealthy American businessman and diplomat who briefly served as U.S. Ambassador to Jap...

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Sir William Osler, MD MP (1849 - 1919)

Considered by some to be the father of modern medicine. One of founders of John Hopkins University. 12 July 1849 - 29 December 1919 William Osler was born in a remote part of Ontario known ...

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Jonathan Homer Lane (1819 - 1880)

onathan Homer Lane (August 9, 1819, Geneseo, New York – May 3, 1880, Washington D.C.) was an American astrophysicist and inventor. His parents were Mark and Henrietta (née Tenny) Lane...

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Maj. General John Adams Dix (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1798 - 1879)

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served as Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and the 24th Governor of New York. He was also a...

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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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DeWitt Clinton, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1769 - 1828)

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and the sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity he was largely...

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James Bond (1900 - 1989)

) James Bond (January 4, 1900 – February 14, 1989) was a leading American ornithologist, an expert on the birds of the Caribbean. His name was appropriated by writer Ian Fleming for his fictio...

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John Cobb Cooper ("Father of Air Space Law") (1887 - 1967)

John Cobb Cooper, Jr. (September 18, 1887 – July 22, 1967) was an American jurist, airline executive and presidential advisor. John Cooper Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida to John Cobb ...

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Maj. General Sir William Gooch, 1st Baronet (1681 - 1751)

He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia in 1727. He gained the rank of Colonel in 1740 in the service of the American Regiment. He was created 1st Baronet Gooch, of Benacre Hall, Su...

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Colonel William McIntosh (Continental Army) (deceased)

Prior to the the American Revolution, William fought for the British against the Spanish in the Battle of Bloody Marsh (War of Jenkin’s Ear). William's brother was Maj. General Lachlan McInt...

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Henry Judah Heimlich MP

Henry Judah Heimlich (born February 3, 1920) is an American thoracic surgeon widely credited as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver,[1] a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking,[2] des...

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Larry King MP

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One of the stalwarts of cable news -- not only in the United States but around the globe -- CNN mainstay Larry King reshaped the landscape of broadcast journalism when his talk show Larry King Live deb...

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Thomas Robeson, Jr. MP (1740 - 1785)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 11, 1740 Death: May 2, 1785 Bladen County North Carolina, USA Robeson County was formed out of Bladen County in 1787. It was named in honor of Colonel Thomas Robeson, a...

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Gen. Edward Dickinson Baker (USA), US Senator (1811 - 1861)

Edward Dickinson Baker (February 24, 1811 – October 21, 1861) was an English-born American politician, lawyer, military leader. In his political career, Baker served in the U.S. House of Repre...

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Benjamin Stephenson, US Congress, Territory of Illinois (1769 - 1822)

Benjamin Stephenson was born in Pennsylvania on July 8, 1769. He moved to Virginia in 1788, and then to the Illinois Territory. He became sheriff of Randolph County, Illinois in 1809. Stephenson be...

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John W. Jackson (c.1839 - c.1892)

================================== From FindAGrave: SGT Major U.S. C Inf. Husband of Caroline Jackson. John Jackson was a black pioneer, a Civil War veteran and a well-respected farmer. He settled ...

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Wilhelm Wolff Beer MP (1797 - 1850)

wedding: 13.9.1818 in Berlin Wilhelm Wolff Beer (4 January 1797 – 27 March 1850) was a banker and astronomer from Berlin, Prussia, and the half-brother of Giacomo Meyerbeer.[1] Content...

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Brig. Gen. John B. Floyd, (CSA), U.S. Secretary of War MP (1806 - 1863)

Brig General John B. Floyd (1 Jun 1807 - 26 Aug 1863) was the 31st Governor of Virginia (1850-1853), Secretary of War (1857-1860), and a Brigadier General in Confederate Army. Parents: John Floyd and...

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RDML James Lardner (twin) (1802 - 1881)

James Lawrence Lardner (November 20, 1802 – April 12, 1881) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He was born on 20 November 1802 in Philadelphia. His twin ...

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Maj. General Benjamin F. Cheatham (CSA) (1820 - 1886)

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (October 20, 1820 – September 4, 1886), known also as Frank, was a Tennessee aristocrat, California gold miner, and a General in the Confederate States Army during t...

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Solomon R. Guggenheim MP (1861 - 1949)

"Solomon Robert Guggenheim (February 2, 1861 – November 3, 1949) was an American businessman, art collector, and philanthropist. He is best known for establishing the Solomon R. Guggenheim Found...

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Georg Moritz Ebers MP (1837 - 1898)

Georg Moritz Ebers (Berlin, March 1, 1837 – Tutzing, Bavaria, August 7, 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named for him (see Eb...

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Isaac Dreyfus MP (1786 - 1845)

Founder of Dreyfus Bank in Basel in 1812.

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Clover Vivian Sanders (1903 - 1999)

Namesake for Clover Potato Chips Obituary: KAYSVILLE - She was a beautiful, charming, caring and gracious person who personified achieving the American dream, beginning her career an a high school ...

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Lyman S. Spitzer, Jr. (1914 - 1997)

Lyman Strong Spitzer, Jr. (June 26, 1914 – March 31, 1997) was an American theoretical physicist and astronomer best known for his research in star formation, plasma physics, and in 1946, for co...

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Colonel William J. Colvill, Jr. (USA) (1830 - 1905)

) William J. Colvill, Jr. (April 5, 1830 – June 12, 1905) was a Union colonel in the American Civil War who led the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry in the Battle of Gettysburg. He was Minneso...

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Francis Baily (1774 - 1844)

Francis Baily (28 April 1774 – 30 August 1844) was an English astronomer. He is most famous for his observations of 'Baily's beads' during an eclipse of the Sun. Bailey was also a major figure...

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William "Bill" Powell Lear MP (1902 - 1978)

William "Bill" Powell Lear (June 26, 1902 – May 14, 1978) was an American inventor and businessman. He is best known for founding the Lear Jet Corporation, a manufacturer of business jets. He ...

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Calvin L. Rampton, Governor (1913 - 2007)

Calvin Lewellyn Rampton (November 6, 1913 – September 16, 2007) was the 11th Governor of the state of Utah from 1965 to 1977. Following his graduation from Davis High School in 1931, he to...

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Frederick John Perry MP (1909 - 1995)

Frederick John Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams. Perry won ...

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Anita Thigpen Perry (1952 - d.)

Anita Thigpen Perry (born May 5, 1952) was the longest-serving First Lady of Texas, and the wife of Governor Rick Perry. As First Lady of Texas, she had been an active advocate for nursing and other ...

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Helen Dortch Longstreet (the "Fighting Lady" ) (1863 - 1962)

Helen Dortch Longstreet (April 20, 1863 – May 3, 1962), known as the "Fighting Lady," was the second wife of Confederate General James Longstreet. She earned her nickname from being a champi...

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Monia "The Poppy Lady" Michael (1869 - 1944)

Moina Michael (August 15, 1869-May 10, 1944) was an American professor and humanitarian who conceived the idea of using poppies as a symbol of remembrance for those who served in World War I. Bor...

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Susan Cobb Milton Atkinson (1860 - 1942)

Susan Cobb Milton Atkinson (1860—1942) was influential in promoting education to women in Georgia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As the wife of William Yates Atkinson, the Gove...

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Anthon H. Lund, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1844 - 1922)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Christian A. Madsen Company (1862) Approximate age at departure: 18 Find a Grave Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He serve...

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John Thomas Caine MP (1829 - 1911)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Thomas Caine (January 8, 1829 – September 20, 1911) was a delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the Territory of Utah..." "......

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Laura Smith Haviland (1808 - 1898)

Laura Smith Haviland (December 20, 1808- April 20, 1898) was an American abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer. She was an important figure in the history of the Underground Railroad.

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Franklin Steele (1814 - 1880)

ranklin Steele (1813 – September 9, 1880) was an early and significant settler of Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania of Scottish descent, Steele ...

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Florence Bascom (1862 - 1945)

Dr. Florence Bascom was the first woman geologist to join the United States Geological Survey. In addition, she was also the first female to obtain a Ph.D. in geology from a U.S. university and the f...

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John Bascom, Jr. (1827 - 1911)

John Bascom (May 1, 1827 – October 2, 1911) was an American professor, college president and writer. Life He was born on May 1, 1827 in Genoa, New York, and was a graduate of Williams Coll...

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John Coit Spooner, U.S. Senator (1843 - 1919)

He is the person that Spooner, Wisconsin is named after. U.S. senator from Wisconsin (1885–91; 1897–1907), a powerful conservative force in his state and in Congress. Spooner moved ...

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John Stoughton Strong (1771 - 1863)

John Stoughton Strong son of David of Stafford, Ct., came to Marlboro in 1793; m. Tamar, daughter of Dea. Jonas Whitney, and settled on the farm since known as the John Strong farm. In 1815 he went to ...

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Colonial Jeremiah Wadsworth (Continental Army) (1743 - 1804)

Photo: Jeremiah Wadsworth and hIs son Daniel Jeremiah Wadsworth (July 12, 1743– April 30, 1804) was an American sea captain, merchant, and statesman from Hartford, Connecticut who profited f...

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Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - 1937)

From Wikipedia : Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərh&#x...

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Walter Smith Gurnee (1813 - 1903)

Mayor of Chicago. Mary Helen Yoe’s mother Catherine Gurnee, (born August 30, 1816), was the daughter of Halstead Gurnee (born June 4, 1776 and died March 15, 1822 Rockland County, New York) ...

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Brig. General Carl Rogers Darnall (1867 - 1941)

Brigadier General Carl Rogers Darnall (December 25, 1867 in Weston, Texas, USA – January 18, 1941 in Washington, D.C., USA) was a United States Army chemist and surgeon credited with originati...

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Major General Charles D. Barrett (USMC) (1885 - 1943)

Major General Charles Dodson Barrett (16 August 1885 – 8 October 1943) was the first Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Division. He died while on duty in the South Pacific, 8 October 1943. ...

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Payne Stewart (1957 - 1999)

William Payne Stewart (January 30, 1957 – October 25, 1999) was an American professional golfer who won eleven PGA Tour events, including three major championships in his career, the last of w...

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Edward Kiam (1863 - 1930)

Town of Kiam, Polk County, Texas, is named for him.

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Joseph Ellicott (1760 - 1826)

) Joseph Ellicott (November 1, 1760 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania – August 19, 1826 in New York City) was an American surveyor, city planner, land office agent, lawyer and politician of the Qu...

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Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820)

Andrew Ellicott (January 24, 1754 – August 28, 1820) was a U.S. surveyor who helped map many of the territories west of the Appalachians, surveyed the boundaries of the District of Columbia, c...

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John Randolph of Roanoke, U.S.Senator MP (1773 - 1833)

John Randolph (June 2, 1773 – May 24, 1833), known as John Randolph of Roanoke, was a planter and a Congressman from Virginia, serving in the House of Representatives (1799–1813, 1815&#...

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George Huntington, MD, Discoverer MP (1850 - 1916)

George Huntington (April 9, 1850 – March 3, 1916) was an American physician who contributed a classic clinical description of the disease that bears his name -- Huntington's disease. Hunting...

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William Edward Boeing, Sr. (1881 - 1956)

William Edward Boeing (October 1, 1881 – September 28, 1956) was an American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company. Biography Boeing was born in Detroit, Michigan, to a wealthy G...

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Cason Jewell Callaway, Sr. (1894 - 1961)

Cason Jewell Callaway (November 6, 1894 - April 12, 1961) was an American textile manufacturer, philanthropist and co-Founder of Callaway Gardens. A native of La Grange, Troup County, Georgia, he w...

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Samuel M. Inman (1843 - 1915)

Samuel Martin Inman (February 19, 1843 – January 12, 1915) was a prominent cotton merchant and businessman in Atlanta, Georgia who is best known for the neighborhood in Atlanta that bears his ...

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Jarred Potter Kirtland (1793 - 1877)

Jared Potter Kirtland (November 10, 1793 – December 10, 1877) was a naturalist, malacologist, and politician most active in the U.S. state of Ohio, where he served as a probate judge, and in the...

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Jonathan Alder MP (1773 - 1849)

Jonathan Alder High School is an NCA accredited public high school located in Plain City, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Jonathan Alder Local School District. The school, as well as the dist...

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George Wolcott (1805 - 1857)

Founder of Wolcottville, Indiana.

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John Pray (1783 - 1872)

from the historical marker in Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio: Born in Rhode Island, John Pray (1783-1872) moved to the Maumee River Valley from New York shortly after serving in the War of 1812 and c...

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Frederic Bancroft (1860 - 1945)

Frederic Bancroft (1860 - 1945) was a historian, author, and librarian. Biography He was born in Galesburg, Illinois and was graduated with an A.B. from Amherst College and received a Ph. D. from...

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Nancy Ann Hart (1735 - 1830)

Nancy Morgan Hart (c. 1735 – 1830) was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War whose exploits against Loyalists in the Georgia backcountry are the stuff of legend. Because stories about her ...

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Vice Admiral William P. Lawrence (1930 - 2005)

William Porter "Bill" Lawrence (January 13, 1930 – December 2, 2005), was a decorated United States Navy vice admiral and naval aviator who served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy f...

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George Ellery Hale MP (1868 - 1938)

George Ellery Hale (June 29, 1868 – February 21, 1938) was an American solar astronomer. Hale was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was educated at MIT, at the Observatory of Harvard College, (1...

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Heman Ely (1775 - 1852)

from historical marker in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio: King Solomon Lodge, the first Masonic Lodge in Lorain County, was chartered on December 11, 1821, with Heman Ely as Worshipful Master. Ely (1775...

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Lyman John Burrell (1801 - 1884)

Lyman John Burrell joined the gold rush in California and ended up with large land holdings, orchards and vineyards. Burrell, California was an early settlement in Santa Cruz County near the summit...

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William Forsythe McCreary MP (1855 - 1904)

Was elected Mayor of Winnipeg, MB, Canada in 1897 and MP in 1900. Had a street in Winnipeg named after him "McCreary Road" and also is the namesake behind the "Rural Municipality of McCreary" in Mani...

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Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (1878 - 1956)

Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King (23 November 1878 – 25 June 1956) was Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (COMINCH-CNO) during World War II. As COMINCH, he d...

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Thomas Wadleigh Harvey (1821 - 1892)

from the historical marker in Painesville, Lake County, Ohio: This Italianate-style house is the former home of noted educational leader Thomas W. Harvey. Here he wrote A Practical Grammar of the Eng...

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George Logan, U.S. Senator (1753 - 1821)

George Logan (September 9, 1753 – April 9, 1821) was an American physician, farmer, legislator and politician from Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He served in the Pennsylvania state legisl...

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George Hammell Cook (1818 - 1889)

George Hammell Cook (January 5, 1818 – September 22, 1889) was the State Geologist of New Jersey and Vice President of Rutgers College. His geological survey of New Jersey became the predecess...

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James Salisbury (1823 - 1905)

James Henry Salisbury, M.D. (12 January 1823 – 23 September 1905) was a 19th-century American physician, and the inventor of the Salisbury steak. Salisbury was born in Scott, New York, in 18...

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Barron Gift Collier (1873 - 1939)

Barron Gift Collier (23 March 1873—13 March 1939) was an American advertising entrepreneur who became the largest landowner and developer in the U.S. state of Florida, as well as the owner of ...

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Uncas A. Whitaker (1900 - 1975)

Uncas Aeneas Whitaker (born March 22, 1900 in Lincoln, Kansas; d. September 1975 in Maine) was raised in Missouri. He was a prominent mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, lawyer, entrepreneur, a...

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Samuel Finley Vinton (1792 - 1862)

Congressman, Ohio from historical marker in Gallipolis, Ohio: "Hon. Samuel Finley Vinton" (1792-1862) A native of South Hadley, Massachusetts, he came to Gallipolis ca. 1818. An eminent lawyer an...

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