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Lieutenant Général des Armées Navales François-Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (1722 - 1788)

Lieutenant Général des Armées Navales François-Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (13 September 1722 – 11 January 1788) was a French admiral. He ...

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Paul Tulane (1801 - 1887)

Paul Tulane (May 10, 1801 – March 27, 1887), was an American philanthropist, born near Princeton, New Jersey, the son of Louis Tulane, a French immigrant, and Maria Tulane. He was educated in ...

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Lieutenant-General Sir Sydney John Cotton GCB (1792 - 1874)

Lieutenant-General Sir Sydney John Cotton GCB (2 December 1792 – 19 February 1874) was a British Army officer. Military career He was the second son of Henry Calveley Cotton of Woodcote, O...

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William Larimer, Jr. (1809 - 1865)

. William Larimer, Jr. (October 24, 1809 – May 16, 1875) was a Kansas state senator, American settler, and land developer who is best known as the founder of Denver, Colorado in 1858. Larimer ...

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Don Terry (1902 - 1988)

From Find A Grave Memorial# 7288718 Actor. Born Donald Loker, he later changed his name for his film career. He appeare in motion pictures from 1928 to 1943. A decorated war hero in World War II, he ...

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Manuel J. "Manny" Cortez (1939 - 2006)

Manny Cortez, whose leadership and vision propelled Southern Nevada into an international tourism destination, died Sunday in the town where he had lived since age 5. Cortez was 67. As head of the La...

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Pat McCarran, U.S. Senator (1876 - 1954)

Patrick Anthony (Pat) McCarran , a Senator from Nevada; born in Reno, Nev., August 8, 1876; attended the public schools and the University of Nevada at Reno; engaged in farming and in stock raising; me...

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Charles Henderson, U.S. Senator (1873 - 1954)

Charles Belknap Henderson , a Senator from Nevada; born in San Jose, Calif., June 8, 1873; moved with his parents to Nevada in 1876; attended the public schools in Elko, Nev., the University of the Pac...

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Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1764 - 1820)

) Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich, 1764 – March 12, 1820) was a Scottish explorer. Mackenzie was born in Stornoway on the isle of Lewis in the Oute...

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Phillipa Duke Schuyler MP (1931 - 1967)

Philippa Duke Schuyler (/ˈskaɪlər/; August 2, 1931 – May 9, 1967) was a noted American child prodigy and pianist. from Cool Chicks from History Piano prodigy Philippa Du...

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Charles Wilson Nibley MP (1849 - 1931)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Charles Wilson Nibley (5 February 1849 – 11 December 1931) was the fifth presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) b...

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John J. Beckley, Librarian of Congress (1757 - 1807)

John James Beckley (August 4, 1757 – April 8, 1807) was an American political campaign manager and the first Librarian of the United States Congress, from 1802 to 1807. He is credited with being...

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Thomas C. Power, U.S. Senator (1839 - 1923)

Thomas Charles Power, a Senator from Montana; born near Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, May 22, 1839; attended the common schools and studied civil engineering at Sinsiniwa College, Wisconsin; practiced...

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John Edmund Penn, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1741 - 1788)

) John Penn (May 17, 1741 – September 14, 1788) was a signer of both the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of North Carolina. Cont...

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Gordon Persons, Governor (1902 - 1965)

Seth Gordon Persons (February 5, 1902 – May 29, 1965) was an American Democratic politician who was the 43rd Governor of Alabama from 1951 to 1955. He was born and died in Montgomery, Alabam...

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Raynor Bassett Nye (1897 - 1917)

One of 21 young men of Whitman, MA who made the ultimate sacrifice in WWI. Nye, Raynor Bassett: died 13 Oct., 1917, in France, of disease. Enlisted. 26 April, 1917, R. A., Medical Detachment, Fort ...

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Anne Moulson (1576 - 1661)

From Wikipedia: "Lady Anne Moulson (sometimes Ann and/or Mowlson or Mowson), born Anne Radcliffe (sometimes Radclyffe) (1576-1661), was an early benefactor of the fledgling colonial Harvard College...

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Antonio Furquim da Luz (1658 - d.)

(1) Foram padrinhos de batismo Claudio Furquim e Maria Gonçalves. (2)Antônio Furquim da Luz foi o descobridor das minas que levaram seu nome e o fundador do Arraial dos Furquim, onde em...

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Senator Francis Gillett (1807 - 1879)

Source: Record added: Oct 11, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6845744 US Senator. Elected as a Senator from Connecticut to the United States Senate, serving from 1854 to 1855. His wife was: Eliza Daggett...

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Henry Ford MP (1863 - 1947)

Biographical Summary: "... Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was a prominent American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assem...

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Edsel Bryant Ford MP (1893 - 1943)

Edsel Bryant Ford (November 6, 1893 – May 26, 1943), son of Henry Ford, was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was a president of Ford Motor Company from 1919 until his death in 1943. Life a...

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Elder John Parker MP (1758 - 1836)

) Elder John Parker (1758–1836) was an American settler and Predestinarian Baptist minister who immigrated to Texas before the Texas Revolution. He was killed during the Fort Parker massacre...

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Ernest Beckett, 2nd Baron Grimthorpe (1856 - 1917)

Wikipedia contributors. " Ernest Beckett, 2nd Baron Grimthorpe ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Maj. Robert Thompson MP (c.1622 - 1695)

Major Robert Thompson owned considerable property in both England and New England. He was very friendly with Oliver Cromwell and was Navy Commissioner from 1649 throughout the Interregnum, serving in 1...

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Sir Thomas Smythe, MP MP (c.1558 - 1625)

SMYTHE, Sir Thomas (c.1558-1625), of Philpott Lane, London and Bounds Place, Bidborough, Kent Sir Thomas Smythe or Smith (c.1558 – 4 September 1625),[1] was an English merchant, politician and...

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Bernard de Marigny (1785 - 1868)

Jean-Bernard Xavier Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville (1785–1868), (also known as Bernard de Marigny), was a French-Creole American nobleman, playboy, planter, politician, land developer, and Pr...

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Brevet Brig. General Albert J. Myer (USA) (1828 - 1880)

Albert James Myer (September 20, 1828 – August 24, 1880) was a surgeon and United States Army officer. He is known as the father of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, as its first chief signal office...

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Charles J. Folger, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1818 - 1884)

Charles James Folger (April 16, 1818 – September 4, 1884) was an American lawyer and politician. He was U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1881 until his death.

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John Preston Martin, U.S. Congress (1811 - 1862)

John Preston Martin, (brother of Elbert Sevier Martin and grandfather of George Brown Martin), a Representative from Kentucky; born near Jonesville, Lee County, Va., October 11, 1811; pursued an academ...

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Sir John A Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada MP (1815 - 1891)

Biography John Alexander Macdonald, b. Jan. 11, 1815, d. June 6, 1891, one of the principal founders of the Dominion of Canada, was its first prime minister (1867-73, 1878-91) and its leading politic...

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Joel R. Poinsett, US Congress, Minister to Mexico MP (1779 - 1851)

Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the first U.S. agent in South America, a member of the South Carolina legislature and ...

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Sir George Brown MP (1818 - 1880)

George Brown Canadian Statesman, Journalist. In 1837 he emigrated from his native Scotland to New York City, New York, where after a five year stay he settled in Toronto, Ontario. In 1844 he founde...

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George W. Jones, U.S. Senator (1804 - 1896)

George Wallace Jones, (brother-in-law of John Scott of Missouri), a Delegate from the Territory of Michigan and the Territory of Wisconsin and a Senator from Iowa; born in Vincennes, Ind., April 12, 18...

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Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske MP (1854 - 1942)

From Wikipedia (English) : Rear Admiral Bradley Allen Fiske (13 June 1854 - 6 April 1942) was an officer in the United States Navy who was noted as a technical innovator. During his long career, Fisk...

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Manuel Marques de Souza Neto III, conde de Porto Alegre MP (1804 - 1875)

Manuel Marques de Sousa, primeiro e único barão, visconde com grandeza e conde de Porto Alegre, (Rio Grande, 13 de junho de 1804 — Rio de Janeiro, 18 de julho de 1875) foi um nobre...

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Lorrin Andrews Thurston MP (1858 - 1931)

From the book Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler Lorrin Andrews Thurston - A grandson of New England missionaries to the islands, Thurston was a fiery orator, lawyer, and entrepreneur who led Lili'u '...

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Sen. John McLean (D-IL) MP (1791 - 1830)

John McLean, (brother of Finis Ewing McLean and uncle of James David Walker), a Representative and a Senator from Illinois; born near Guilford Court House (now Greensboro), Guilford County, N.C., Febru...

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Walter F. Frear, 3rd Territorial Governor of Hawaii, Chief Justice of the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court (1863 - 1948)

Walter Francis Frear (October 29, 1863 – January 22, 1948) was a lawyer and judge in the Kingdom of Hawaii and Republic of Hawaii, and the third Territorial Governor of Hawaii from 1907 to 191...

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Robert William Wilcox ("Iron Duke of Hawaiʻi") (1855 - 1903)

Robert William Kalanihiapo Wilcox (February 15, 1855 – October 23, 1903), nicknamed the Iron Duke of Hawaiʻi, was a native Hawaiian revolutionary soldier and politician. He led uprising...

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Ingram Stainback, 9th Territorial Governor of Hawaii (1883 - 1961)

Ingram Macklin Stainback (May 12, 1883 – April 12, 1961) was the ninth Territorial Governor of Hawaii and served from 1942 to 1951. Born in 1883 in Somerville, Tennessee, he received his u...

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Wallace Rider Farrington, 6th Territorial Governor of Hawaii (1871 - 1933)

Wallace Rider Farrington (May 3, 1871 – October 6, 1933) was the sixth Territorial Governor of Hawaii, serving from 1921 to 1929. Prior to his term, he was editor of the The Honolulu Advertise...

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Capt. Joseph Libbey Folsom MP (1816 - 1855)

Explorer, Businessman, City Founder. Surveyor of early San Franciso, first Collector of the Port of San Francisco under American rule from 1847 to 1849. Founder of Folsom, California, originally name...

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Morell Case Keith (1824 - 1899)

Cattleman, Rancher, Banker, Real estate. Morell Case Keith was inducted into the Great Westerners Hall of Fame posthumously in 1962 for his contribution to the development of the West. In 1873, Keith...

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Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton III (CSA), US Senator, Governor (1818 - 1902)

• Hampton was one of only three Southern officers to achieve the rank of Lieutenant General in the Confederate States Army without any military training. • Hampton was defeated in the 1...

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James H. Hammond, Governor, U.S. Senator (1807 - 1864)

James Henry Hammond (November 15, 1807 – November 13, 1864) was a politician from South Carolina. He served as a United States Representative from 1835 to 1836, the 60th Governor of South Caro...

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Arlie Pond (1873 - 1930)

Dr. Erasmus Arlington "Arlie" Pond (January 19, 1873 – September 19, 1930) was an American major league baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles from 1895-1898, as well as a doctor in the Un...

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Charles Albert Plumley (1875 - 1964)

Charles Albert Plumley (April 14, 1875 - October 31, 1964) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a Republican U.S. Representative from Vermont, and was the son of U.S. Representative Fr...

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Jefferson P. Kidder, US Congress (1815 - 1883)

Jefferson Parish Kidder (June 4, 1815 – October 2, 1883) was an American lawyer and jurist. He served as the non-voting delegate from the Dakota Territory to the United States House of Represe...

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John Stanly (1774 - 1834)

John Stanly (9 April 1774 – 2 August 1834) was a Federalist U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1801 and 1803 and again between 1809 and 1811. Stanly, the son of John Wright Stanly,...

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Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth (USA) (First person killed in the U.S. Civil War) (1837 - 1861)

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (April 11, 1837 – May 24, 1861) was a lawyer and soldier, best known as the first conspicuous casualty of the American Civil War. Early life Ellsworth was born in M...

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Joe Sewell (1898 - 1990)

Joseph Wheeler Sewell (October 9, 1898 - March 6, 1990) was a Major League Baseball infielder for the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977. Se...

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Herbert H. Carnegie, CM, O.Ont, OMC MP (1919 - 2012)

Herbert Henry "Herb" Carnegie , CM, O.Ont, OMC (November 8, 1919 – March 9, 2012) was a Canadian ice hockey player. He was born in Toronto, Ontario to Jamaican parents. He played professional ho...

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Colonel Hiram I. Bearss (USMC) (1875 - 1938)

Hiram Iddings Bearss (April 13, 1875 – August 28, 1938) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Philippine-American War and the ...

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Colonel Alden Partridge Colvocoresses (1918 - 2007)

Colonel Alden Partridge Colvocoresses (1918-March 27, 2007), USA (Ret.), developed in 1973 - 1979 the Space-oblique Mercator projection with John Parr Snyder and John L. Junkins. Colvocoresses was th...

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Rear Admiral George A. Converse (1844 - 1909)

George Albert Converse (13 May 1844 – 29 March 1909) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy, who was noted for his contributions to naval engineering. He saw service in the Spanish-Ameri...

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Captain John "Mad Jack" Percival (1779 - 1862)

John Percival known as Mad Jack Percival (3 April 1779 – 7 September 1862) was a legendary officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, the campaign aga...

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Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887 - 1973)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marjorie Merriweather Post a.k.a. Marjorie Merriweather Post Close Hutton Davies May (March 15, 1887 – September 12, 1973) was a leading American socialit...

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Vincent Massey PC CH CC CD FRSC(hon) MP (1887 - 1967)

Charles Vincent Massey PC CH CC CD FRSC(hon)[n 1] (February 20, 1887 – December 30, 1967) was a Canadian lawyer and diplomat who served as Governor General of Canada, the 18th since Canadian C...

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Meshech Weare, 1st Governor of New Hampshire MP (1713 - 1786)

Meshech Weare (June 16, 1713 – January 14, 1786) was an American farmer, lawyer and revolutionary statesman from Seabrook and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. He served as the first President of ...

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General William James Russell Jr. MP (1735 - 1793)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A098535 Brig. General William Russell was born in Virginia and received his education at William a...

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William James Russell, III (1758 - 1825)

) Colonel William Russell III (March 6, 1758 – July 3, 1825) was a soldier, pioneer, and politician from Virginia and Kentucky. He was born in Culpeper County, Virginia to William Russell ...

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George McDuffie, Governor, US Senator (1790 - 1851)

George McDuffie (August 10, 1790 – March 11, 1851) was the 55th Governor of South Carolina and a member of the United States Senate. Born of modest means in Columbia County, Georgia, McDuf...

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Captain Nicholas Bayard Clinch (CSA) (1832 - 1888)

Profile photo: Clinch family vault at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia Captain Nicholas Bayard Clinch (1832 to 15 March 1888) was a commander in the army of Confederate States of America d...

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Abdullah II bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan MP

Amman, Jordan

Abdullah II of Jordan - Wikipedia. King Abdullah II Official Website. Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: الملك عبد الل...

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Frank Savona (b. - 1862)

FRANCOIS SAVONA (OTHERWISE FRANK SAVONA) Ferryman on theThompson River in British Columbia, Canada: He gave his name to the place-name Savona there, formerly Savona's Ferry Savona's Ferry Francoi...

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Brevet Brig. General Duncan L. Clinch, US Congress (1787 - 1849)

Duncan Lamont Clinch (April 6, 1787 – October 28, 1849) was an American army officer and served as a commander during the First and Second Seminole Wars. He also served in the United States Ho...

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Josiah Tattnall, Sr., Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1762 - 1803)

TATTNALL, Josiah, a Senator from Georgia; born at Bonaventure, near Savannah, Ga., in 1762; completed preparatory studies; went with his father to England at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War and...

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Captain Henry A. Walke (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1809 - 1896)

Henry Walke (24 December 1809 – 8 March 1896) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War. Early life Born in Princess Anne C...

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Lewis Boss (1846 - 1912)

Lewis Boss (26 October 1846 – 5 October 1912) was an American astronomer. He served as the director of the Dudley Observatory in Schenectady, New York. Early life Boss was born in Providen...

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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 MP (1846 - 1931)

EDWARD DEAN ADAMS , M. S., A. M., LL. D. Edward D. Adams, son of Adoniram Judson and Harriet Lincoln (Norton) Adams, was born in Boston, Mass., April 9, 1846. His first military experience was in con...

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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 Jacob Green was born in 1767 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, the son of Joseph Green and Mary (McEntire) G...

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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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