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Margaret Swan Cheney (1855 - 1882)

Margaret Swan Cheney died of tuberculosis while a student in the 1882 class at MIT and a reception room of the Women’s Chemistry Laboratory was named in her memory.

1/29/2009 Today

W. A. C. Bennett PC OC MP (1900 - 1979)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Feb 11 2016, 16:59:19 UTC

Today Today

John Newton Sarber was a Union soldier who remained in Arkansas after the Civil War and served in the state Senate, where he introduced a number of influential bills, including those creating the pub...

2/9/2016 Yesterday

For a scholarly summary of the career of Francis Bond Head as Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada see the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Wikipedia contributors. " Francis Bond Head ." Wikipedia, ...

5/20/2015 2/8/2016

Rear Admiral Jehu Valentine Chase (January 10, 1869 - May 24, 1937) was a career navy officer, who is most remembered for his leadership of USS Minnesota during World War I.

2/8/2016 2/8/2016

Henry Clay Taylor (4 March 1845 – 26 July 1904) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy who served in the American Civil War and the Spanish–American War. He also served as Chief o...

2/8/2016 2/8/2016

'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...

7/16/2008 2/6/2016

Richard Buell Ogilvie (February 22, 1923 – May 10, 1988) was the 35th governor of Illinois and served from 1969 to 1973. A wounded combat veteran of World War II, he became known as the mafia-...

1/29/2009 2/4/2016

Terry Fox CC OD MP (1958 - 1981)

"Terry Fox"

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via mother Betty Lou Elizabeth Fox (born Wark) by SmartCopy : Jun 30 2015, 0:19:14 UTC

6/29/2015 2/4/2016

Charles-Eugène Panet (1829 - 1898)

2/1/2016 2/1/2016

Jean Lesage MP (1912 - 1980)

Wikipedia Article

2/10/2009 2/1/2016

Daniel Francis Johnson, Sr. MP (1915 - 1968)

Notes 20e premier ministre du Québec .

1/15/2008 2/1/2016

George Vancouver (1757 - 1798)

es.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Vancouver Captain George Vancouver (22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was an English officer of the Royal Navy, best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which exp...

9/2/2015 2/1/2016

Peter Robinson MP (1785 - 1838)

Peter Robinson Responsible for the emigration and settlement of over 2500 Irish emigrants in Canada under the Peter Robinson emigration scheme arranged by the English rulers Founder of Petersboro...

3/26/2013 1/31/2016

: Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow (19 November 1811 -29 September 1873) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was in command of the st...

7/16/2011 1/30/2016

John Thomas Glenn (April 21, 1844 – March 14, 1899) was the 31st Mayor of Atlanta from 1889 to 1891, and the son of another Atlanta mayor, Luther Glenn, and like his father an attorney at law....

7/12/2011 1/30/2016

. David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.: Son of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Pope. Married Frances Ingle Childs, daughter of Asaph Childs and Susan Ingle. DAVID CRENSHAW5 BARROW, JR. (DAVID ...

10/14/2008 1/30/2016

Conrad Weiser (Jr.) (1696 - 1760)

"john", "johann", ""The Younger""

Conrad Weiser From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Johann Conrad Weiser (November 2, 1696 – July 13, 1760) was a German Pennsylvanian pioneer, farmer, monk, tanner, judge, and soldier. His ...

8/29/2008 1/29/2016

Le gouverneur général du Canada - Son Excellence le très honorable David Johnston Honneurs: Compagnon de l'Ordre du Canada Commandeur de l'Ordre du mérite militaire ...

1/16/2016 1/29/2016

Theodore Pringle Loblaw MP (1872 - 1933)

Theodore Pringle Loblaw (July 1, 1872 – April 2, 1933) was a Canadian grocer. Loblaw founded the Loblaws chain of grocery stores, which is now a nationwide retail empire. Early Years Loblaw ...

1/28/2016 1/28/2016

Alexander Mackenzie, PC MP (1822 - 1892)

Notes Politic affiliation: conservative Honors Honors Privy Council of the United Kingdom ~ Conseil privé (Royaume-Uni) ( PC ~ « PC ») Namesakes Mackenzie Build...

2/16/2012 1/26/2016

The Honourable John Parmenter Robarts, PC, CC, QC was born in Banff, Alberta on 11 January 1917 and died in Toronto, Ontario on 18 October 1982. Practiced law in London, Ontario and was elected a c...

1/23/2016 1/23/2016

Moses Coates MP (1746 - 1816)

Moses Coates was the son of Samuel Coates and wife Elizabeth Mendenhall. He was born in 1748 in Chester County, Pennsylvania and died in 1816. He is buried at East Caln Friends Burying Ground. He marri...

7/5/2007 1/23/2016

John Grimes Walker (20 March 1835 – 16 September 1907) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the Civil War. After the war, he served as Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, ...

2/7/2007 1/22/2016

Horace Walker (1838 - 1908)

Horace Walker (1838–1908) was an English mountaineer who made many notable first ascents, including Mount Elbrus and the Grandes Jorasses. First ascents

1/21/2016 1/21/2016

Cpl. Jason Lee Dunham MP (1981 - 2004)

Jason Lee Dunham (November 10, 1981 – April 22, 2004) was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps who earned the Medal of Honor while serving with 3rd Battalion 7th Marines during the Iraq ...

6/3/2011 1/18/2016

John de Baliol MP (c.1207 - 1268)

"(Founded Balliol College of Oxford University)/(Devorguilla)"

John de Balliol (Baliol) From Wikipedia (died 25 October 1268) was a leading figure of Scottish and Anglo-Norman life of his time. Balliol College, in Oxford, is named after him. Life He was ...

5/9/2007 1/17/2016

Jean Drapeau, CC GOQ MP (1916 - 1999)

Jean Drapeau, né le 18 février 1916 et mort le 12 août 1999, est un avocat et homme politique canadien. Il fut maire de Montréal de 1954 à 1957 et de 1960 à 19...

1/17/2016 1/17/2016

Joseph James Guillaume Paul Martin , PC CC QC (June 23, 1903 – September 14, 1992), often referred to as Paul Martin, Sr, was a noted Canadian politician. He was the father of Paul Martin (Jr.),...

12/6/2012 1/16/2016

Major General Carlos Fernando Chardón also referred to as "Fernando Chardón"[note 1] (September 5, 1907 - December 9, 1981), was the Secretary of State of Puerto Rico from 1969 to 1973 ...

2/6/2007 1/15/2016

Noel Demarais (c.1870 - d.)

Was the namesake of the town of Noëlville, Ontario.

11/21/2014 1/15/2016

Charles Andrews Lockwood (May 6, 1890 – June 7, 1967) was a Vice-Admiral and Flag Officer of the United States Navy. He is known in submarine history as the legendary commander of Submarine Forc...

3/4/2012 1/13/2016

Richard Caswell Birth: 1729 Death: 1789 North Carolina Governor. Served as the Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780, and 1785 to 1787. Also served as a Delegate to the Continental Congr...

9/6/2008 1/13/2016

Kermit B. Roosevelt, I MP (1889 - 1943)

Kermit Roosevelt I MC (October 10, 1889 – June 4, 1943) was a son of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. Kermit was an explorer on two continents with his father, a graduate of Harvard Universi...

3/25/2007 1/13/2016

John Macoun (1832 - 1920)

11/11/2008 1/13/2016

Thomas Farrell graduated from West Point in the class of 1942, received the Silver Star Medal and the Distinguished Service Cross, and reached the rank of captain before being killed at Anzio on 25 Feb...

1/11/2016 1/11/2016

Robert Henry English (16 January 1888 – 21 January 1943) was a United States Navy commissioned officer who commanded the U.S. Navy's submarine force in the Pacific Theater of Operations early ...

1/10/2016 1/10/2016

Gerhard Herzberg , German-born Canadian physical chemist. Born: 25 December 1904, Hamburg, Germany. Died: 3 March 1999, Ottawa, Canada. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1971 , "for his contributions to the kn...

10/7/2011 1/9/2016

. Peyton Conway March, Jr. (December 31, 1896 – February 18, 1918) was an American soldier and pioneer aviator.

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

John Bachman, Rev. (1790 - 1874)

The Rev. John Bachman (February 4, 1790 – February 24, 1874) was an American Lutheran minister, social activist and naturalist who collaborated with J.J. Audubon to produce Viviparous Quadrupe...

4/26/2011 1/7/2016

Sir Sandford Fleming MP (1827 - 1915)

Father of Standard Time Born January 7, 1827, in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. At the age of 18, armed with a little formal training in surveying and engineering, Fleming emigrated to Canada. Fleming and his ...

2/13/2011 1/5/2016

Clinton Bowen Fisk (December 8, 1828 – July 9, 1890), for whom Fisk University is named, was a senior officer during Reconstruction in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. H...

5/22/2011 1/5/2016

Major-General Georges-Philéas Vanier served as Governor General of Canada from 1959-1967 (19th since Canadian Confederation). Vanier served in the Canadian Army during the First World War and lo...

8/2/2014 1/3/2016

Notes Location info: Saint-Lin (birth) Affiliation politique : libéral Pratique le droit à Princeville et Arthabaskaville avec comme partenaire Joseph Lavergne .

12/20/2008 1/3/2016

Percival Talbot Molson MP (1880 - 1917)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jan 2 2016, 0:24:21 UTC

1/1/2016 1/1/2016

Don Wright (1908 - 2006)

1/1/2016 1/1/2016

Arthur Meighen, PC, QC (/ˈmiːən/; 16 June 1874 – 5 August 1960) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served two terms as the ninth Prime Minister of Canada: from 10 Ju...

1/1/2016 1/1/2016

Henry P. Draper MP (1837 - 1882)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Henry Draper (March 7, 1837 – November 20, 1882) was an American doctor and amateur astronomer. He is best known today as a pioneer of astrophotography. ...

7/6/2013 12/30/2015

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...

1/21/2010 12/28/2015

Robert Powell Page Wainwright (May 18, 1852 - November 19, 1902) was a U.S. Army officer and West Point graduate, class of 1875, who served in the cavalry for most of his military career. He began hi...

3/27/2010 12/27/2015

Samuel Appleton (1766 - c.1853)

Samuel Appleton Birth: June 22 1766 - New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA Death: July 12 1853 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Parents: Isaac Appleton, Mary Adams ) Samuel ...

3/25/2008 12/27/2015

William Charles Redfield (1789 - 1857)

William Charles Redfield (March 26, 1789 – February 12, 1857) was the first President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1843). At a meeting of the American Associat...

2/18/2009 12/23/2015

Solomon Meredith (May 29, 1810 – October 2, 1875) was a prominent Indiana farmer, politician, and lawman who was a controversial Union Army general in the American Civil War. He gained fame as...

5/15/2011 12/22/2015

Henry Rinaldo Porter (February 13, 1848 – March 3, 1903) was an Acting Assistant Surgeon in the 7th U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Porter was born in Lee Center, New York...

1/30/2015 12/21/2015

RAdm James Lloyd Abbot,IV (1918 - 2012)

"Doc"

. James Lloyd "Doc" Abbot, IV (June 26, 1918 – August 10, 2012) was an American U.S. Navy admiral from Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1939. Abbot was the commandi...

3/18/2015 12/20/2015

United States Navy Admiral. Entered the United States Naval Academy as acting midshipman 21 Sept 1853. He held stations in almost every part of the world and was with Garibaldi in Italy. He was made ...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

William Price Sanders (12 August 1833 – 19 November 1863) was an officer in the Union Army in the American Civil War, who died at the Siege of Knoxville. Early Years William Sanders was born...

6/16/2011 12/19/2015

John McKinley (May 1, 1780 – July 19, 1852) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Alabama and an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Born in Culpeper County, Virginia, his f...

11/3/2013 12/19/2015

Francis "Gabby" S. Gabreski, Col. (1919 - 2002)

"Gabby", "Gabryzewski"

- RAF’s 315th Fighter Squadron (Polish Air Force). - 56th Fighter Group, 8th AF, USAAF. - 61st Fighter Squadron. - POW at Stalag Luft I (Barth-Vogelsang Prussia).

3/11/2015 12/19/2015

David Dubose Gaillard (1859 - 1938)

David du Bose Gaillard (September 4, 1859 – December 5, 1913) was a U.S. Army engineer instrumental in the construction of the Panama Canal. Lieutenant Colonel David DuBose Gaillard was bo...

12/17/2015 12/17/2015

James Findlay Schenck (11 June 1807 – 21 December 1882) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy who served in the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War. Biography Bor...

6/16/2011 12/16/2015

James Dwight Dana MP (1813 - 1895)

James Dwight Dana (1813–1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist. He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and stru...

4/4/2012 12/15/2015

17th President of the United States of America After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Vice-President Andrew Johnson assumed the Presidency. Johnson was the first president to be impeached, but w...

6/27/2007 12/14/2015

William C. Ralston (1826 - 1875)

William "Billy" Chapman Ralston (January 12, 1826 - August 27, 1875) was a San Francisco, California businessman and financier, and was the founder of the Bank of California. Biography Willia...

9/9/2012 12/14/2015

Juliette Gordon Low MP (1860 - 1927)

"Daisy Low", "Daisy Kinzie", "Founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA"

Juliette Gordon Low (born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon in Savannah, Georgia, October 31, 1860 – January 17, 1927) was an American youth leader and the founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA in...

7/25/2007 12/13/2015

James Moore Wayne was appointed to the Supreme Court, he sold the house to his law clerk William Washington Gordon I, who was married to Moore’s niece, Sarah Stites Gordon. The Gordon family mov...

2/23/2009 12/13/2015

George Wheeler (1842 - 1905)

) George Montague Wheeler (October 9, 1842 – May 3, 1905) was an American pioneering explorer and cartographer, leader of the Wheeler Survey, one of the major surveys of the western United Sta...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Robert Henry Jordan (1916 - 1992)

Robert Henry Jordan @ find a grave _____________ from Southern Graves Just inside the entrance to Oak Hill Cemetery in Talbotton, Georgia is what looks to be an above ground vault for the Jordan ...

12/11/2015 12/11/2015

William Veazie Pratt (28 February 1869 – 25 November 1957) was an admiral in the United States Navy. He served as the President of the Naval War College and as the Chief of Naval Operations. ...

1/20/2010 12/11/2015

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner MP (1874 - 1930)

"Altmann-Gottheimer"

Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner (March 26, 1874 in Berlin, Germany – October 21, 1930 in Mannheim) was the first woman to become a university lecturer in Germany. from Wikipedia In 1904, she re...

12/6/2015 12/7/2015

William Van Duzer Lawrence MP (1842 - 1927)

William Van Duzer Lawrence (1842–1927) was a millionaire real-estate and pharmaceutical mogul who is best known for having founded Sarah Lawrence College in 1926. He played a critical role in ...

12/14/2013 12/7/2015

Ruth E. Smadbeck (1900 - 1986)

notes from He [Howard G. "Peter" Sloane] is the maternal grandson of Arthur and Ruth (Shear) Smadbeck, who as fellow philanthropists and friends of August Heckscher, ran the Heckscher Foundation af...

12/6/2015 12/6/2015

John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899 – November 16, 1985) was an American politician from the state of Alabama. A conservative Southern Democrat, Sparkman served in the U.S. House of Repre...

3/2/2012 12/6/2015

Vinnie Ream (1847 - 1914)

Lavinia Ellen Ream Hoxie (September 25, 1847 – January 12, 1914) was an American sculptor. Her most famous work was the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Early life Re...

8/8/2014 12/5/2015

Erik Hersholt Nielsen PC DFC QC MP (1924 - 2008)

"Yukon Eric", "Velcro Lips"

Kilde: Find a Grave: : Birth: Feb. 24, 1924 Regina Saskatchewan, Canada Death: Sep. 4, 2008 Kelowna British Columbia, Canada Canadian Politician. He served as Member of Parliament for Yukon for 2...

9/28/2011 12/4/2015

Beman Gates Dawes (January 14, 1870 – May 15, 1953) was a politician and oil executive who served two terms as a Republican Congressman from Ohio. Dawes, a descendant of American Revolution ...

1/18/2008 12/3/2015

Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, 1st Baronet (1 November 1798–19 May 1868) was an Irish brewer and philanthropist. Brewer Born in Dublin, he was the third son of the second Arthur Guinness, and ...

1/2/2008 11/28/2015

James Douglas Martin, a Representative from Alabama; born in Tarrant, Jefferson County, Ala., September 1, 1918; educated in the public schools of Jefferson County and the Birmingham School of Law; e...

11/28/2015 11/28/2015

William Brockman Bankhead (April 12, 1874 – September 15, 1940) was an American politician from Alabama who served as U.S. Representative and Speaker of the House. He was a Democrat. Bankhead ...

7/9/2010 11/28/2015

Maj. William Lauderdale (c.1782 - c.1838)

A planter-soldier for whom Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is named, William Lauderdale was born in Virginia between 1780 and 1785, the son of a prominent Sumner County family. Lauderdale first served as a...

12/22/2009 11/28/2015

Ernest Hemingway MP (1899 - 1961)

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 — July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. He was part of the 1920s expatriate community in Paris, and one of the vetera...

6/7/2008 11/27/2015

James Lauderdale MP (1776 - 1814)

William Lauderdale's brother James, for whom Lauderdale County is named, was the highest-ranking Tennessee officer killed in that conflict [Creek War]

12/22/2009 11/27/2015

Sarah Josepha Hale MP (1788 - 1879)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 - April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned f...

4/5/2012 11/25/2015

John Warfield Johnston (September 9, 1818 – February 27, 1889) was an American lawyer and politician from Abingdon, Virginia. He served in the Virginia State Senate, and represented Virginia i...

2/10/2009 11/20/2015

William Bacon, (cousin of Sydney Parham Epes), a Representative from Alabama; born in Eutaw, Greene County, Ala., May 23, 1867; attended the common schools of his native city; was graduated from the ...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

Grace Jordan (1892 - 1985)

Grace Edgington Jordan (April 16, 1892 – September 20, 1985) was an American writer and journalist who wrote primarily about her adopted home state of Idaho. She was the wife of former Idaho g...

11/15/2015 11/15/2015

. Robert Emmett Jones, Jr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Scottsboro, Jackson County, Ala., June 12, 1912; attended the public schools and was graduated from the law department of the Univer...

11/14/2015 11/14/2015

ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE INGE, attorney-at-law of Mobile, was born in Greene county, Ala., Feb. 7, 1856. His father was William Bullock Inge, a native of North Carohna, and a planter by occupation. He w...

11/14/2015 11/14/2015

. Armistead Inge Selden, Jr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., February 20, 1921; attended the public schools; graduated from Greensboro High School in 1938 and f...

1/1/2015 11/14/2015

Virginia Dare MP (1587 - d.)

Virginia Dare (born August 18, 1587, date of death unknown) was the first child born in the Americas to English parents, Eleanor (or Ellinor/Elyonor) and Ananias Dare.[1] She was born into the short-li...

10/6/2010 11/13/2015

* * * US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD Class of 1892. Naval career in Torpedo Boat Operations. Inventor of several torpedo types, depth charges, and the Davison gun.. Upon retirement from the Navy, he b...

11/10/2015 11/10/2015

Frank McCourt MP (1930 - 2009)

Frank McCourt Francis "Frank" McCourt (August 19, 1930 – July 19, 2009) was an Irish-American teacher and writer. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel Angela's Ashes, a tragicomic memoir of t...

5/15/2010 11/4/2015

Nancy Vincent McClelland MP (1877 - 1959)

From Hannah's Treasures - Vintage Wallpaper Known for her immense contributions to interior design, education, and historic preservation, Nancy Vincent McClelland (b. 1877- d. 1959) designed and re...

11/3/2015 11/3/2015

Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore MP (1606 - 1675)

"Cecil Calvert", "Lord Baltimore / Cæcilius"

Cecil Calvert , 2nd Baron Baltimore was baptised on 2 March 1605/6 at Bexley, Kent, England. [2] He died circa December 1675. [3] He was buried on 7 December 1675 at St. Gile's-in-the-Fields Church, Lo...

6/3/2007 10/30/2015

Hilary Abner Herbert (March 12, 1834 – March 6, 1919) was Secretary of the Navy under President Grover Cleveland. He also served as a member of the United States house of representatives fro...

7/4/2012 10/24/2015

Moses Wheeler MP (c.1598 - 1698)

Listed as ID: 5700. Found in the book: The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, Compiled by the American College of Genealogy, Under the direction of Albert Gallatin ...

5/14/2007 10/18/2015

Francis William Kellogg (May 30, 1810 – January 13, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from the states of Michigan and Alabama. Kellogg was born in Worthington, Massachusetts and attended the c...

1/4/2014 10/18/2015

Rep. Franklin W. Bowdon (D-AL) MP (1817 - 1857)

"Welch"

US Congressman. He was born in Chester County, South Carolina, graduated from the University of Alabama in 1836, studied law, became an attorney in Talladega. Bowdon served in the Alabama House of Re...

7/28/2013 10/17/2015

Joseph Gilbert Thorp (1812 - 1895)

Joseph G. Thorp was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

9/4/2009 10/17/2015

William Louis Abbott (1860 - 1936)

William Louis Abbott (23 February 1860 – 2 April 1936) was an American medical doctor, explorer, ornithologist and field naturalist. He complied prodigious collections of biological specimens ...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015