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Major John Wesley Powell (USA) MP (1834 - 1902)

John Wesley Powell (March 24, 1834 – September 23, 1902) was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous ...

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Lloyd Berkner (1905 - 1967)

Lloyd Viel Berkner (February 1, 1905, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – June 4, 1967, in Washington, D.C.) was an American physicist and engineer. He was one of the inventors of the measuring device t...

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Thomas G. Jones, Governor MP (1844 - 1914)

Thomas Goode Jones (November 26, 1844 – April 28, 1914) was an American Democratic politician who was the 28th Governor of Alabama from 1890 to 1894. Born in 1844 in Macon, Georgia and died in...

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William Hamilton Merritt (1793 - 1862)

William Hamilton Merritt (3 July 1793 – 5 July 1862) was an influential figure in the Niagara Peninsula of Upper Canada in early 19th century and one of the fathers of the Welland Canal. Mer...

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Maj. General Thomas L. Rosser (CSA) (1836 - 1910)

Thomas Lafayette (Tex) Rosser (October 15, 1836 – March 29, 1910) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and later an officer in the Spanish American War and railroad constru...

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William C. Friday (1920 - 2012)

William Clyde "Bill" Friday (July 13, 1920 – October 12, 2012) was an American educator who served as the head of the University of North Carolina system from 1956 to 1986. He was born in Raph...

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Brig. Gen. J. Johnston Pettigrew (CSA) (1828 - 1863)

Gen. James Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 – July 17, 1863) was an author, lawyer, linguist, diplomat, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was a major leader in the disast...

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David Yulee, Senator MP (1810 - 1886)

YULEE, David Levy, a Delegate and a Senator from Florida; born David Levy in St. Thomas, West Indies, June 12, 1810; at the age of nine was sent to the United States to Norfolk, Va. to attend a private...

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Alexander Wuttenee Decoteau (1887 - 1917)

Alexander Decoteau was a Cree policeman, Olympic athlete and soldier. He was born 19 November 1887 on the Red Pheasant Indian Reserve near North Battleford in Saskatchewan, Canada and died on 30 Octobe...

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Václav I Duke of Bohemia, Saint (c.907 - c.935)

Saint Wenceslas I, Duke of Bohemia (1) M, #150026, d. 929 Last Edited=10 Jul 2005 Saint Wenceslas I, Duke of Bohemia was the son of Vratislav I, Duke of Bohemia. (1) He died in 929. (1) He was ...

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Chesley Bonestell (1888 - 1986)

Chesley Bonestell (January 1, 1888 – June 11, 1986) was an American painter, designer and illustrator. His paintings were a major influence on science fiction art and illustration, and he help...

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Gen. Israel B. Richardson (1815 - 1862)

-------------------- Israel Bush Richardson (December 26, 1815 – November 3, 1862) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War, where he was a m...

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Marjorie Harris Carr (1915 - 1997)

Marjorie Harris Carr (March 26, 1915 – October 10, 1997) was an American environmental activist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Harris was raised in rural Bonita Springs in southwest Florida...

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Archie Carr (1909 - 1987)

Archie Fairly Carr, Jr. (June 16, 1909 – May 21, 1987) was an American herpetologist, ecologist and a pioneering conservationist. He was a Professor of Zoology at the University of Florida. In...

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Major General John Wilson Ruckman (deceased)

John Wilson Ruckman (October 10, 1858 – June 6, 1921) was a general in the United States Army. Early life Ruckman was born at Deers, Illinois, a flag-station just southeast of the Univer...

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Albert P. Crary (1911 - 1987)

Albert Paddock Crary (1911–1987), was a pioneer polar geophysicist and glaciologist. He made it to the North (on May 3, 1952, with Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict) and then to the S...

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Sir John Murray, KCB (1841 - 1914)

was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) ) Sir John Murray KCB FRS FRSE FRSGS (3 March 1841 – 16 March 1914) was a pioneering Scottish oceanographer, marine biologist a...

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Andrew Lawson (1861 - 1952)

Andrew Cowper Lawson (July 25, 1861–June 16, 1952) was a professor of geology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was the editor and co-author of the 1908 report on the 1906 San Fran...

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Arthur Philemon Coleman (1852 - 1939)

Arthur Philemon Coleman (April 4, 1852 – February 26, 1939) was a Canadian geologist and academic. Biography Born in Lachute, Quebec, the son of Rev. Francis Coleman and Emmeline Maria Ada...

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Reginald Aldworth Daly (1871 - 1957)

Reginald Aldworth Daly (March 18, 1871 – September 19, 1957) was a Canadian geologist. He was educated at the University of Toronto, where geologist A.P. Coleman persuaded him away from teachi...

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Robert C. Frasure, U.S. Ambassador to Estonia (1942 - 1995)

Robert C. Frasure (April 20, 1942 - August 19, 1995) was an American diplomat and the first United States Ambassador to Estonia following Estonia's regained independence from the Soviet Union. Fras...

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Tom Clancy MP (1947 - 2013)

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines that are set during and i...

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Field Marshal The 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, KG MP (c.1850 - 1916)

Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, ADC, PC (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916), was an Irish-born British Field Marshal and proconsul who w...

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Bienheureux André Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1758 - 1792)

Overview This profile photo is of Andre Grasset college in Montreal Quebec. C'est dans Montreal qu'André Grasset (fils) est né le 3 avril 1758. Après la guerre de la Conqu�...

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Saint François de Laval MP (1623 - 1708)

Overview Saint Francois de Laval was the first Roman Catholic bishop of New France, appointed at 36 years old. He served as bishop from 1 October 1674 to 24 January 1688. Source Wikipedia

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Fred Waring (1900 - 1984)

Fredrick Malcolm Waring (June 9, 1900 – July 29, 1984) was a popular musician, bandleader and radio-television personality, sometimes referred to as "America's Singing Master" and "The Man Who...

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Colonel Charles Frederick Fisher (CSA) (1816 - 1861)

Charles Frederick Fisher (1816 – July 21, 1861) was an American attorney, legislator, engineer, and soldier from Rowan County, North Carolina who during the American Civil War became the Colon...

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Captain Leander H. McNelly (CSA), Texas Ranger (c.1844 - 1877)

Leander Harvey McNelly (March 12, 1844-September 4, 1877) was a Confederate officer and Texas Ranger captain. McNelly is best remembered for leading the "Special Force", a quasi-military branch o...

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Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (USA) MP (1820 - 1891)

William Tecumseh Sherman achieved the rank of Major General during the Civil War. Afterwards the rank of Commander, Military Division of the Mississippi, 1864–1866; Commander, Military Division ...

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Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col., CSA (1816 - 1861)

Colonel Francis Stebbins Bartow (September 6, 1816 – July 21, 1861) was an attorney, Confederate States of America political leader, and military officer during the early months of the America...

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Colonel Charles A. Wikoff (1837 - 1898)

Charles Augustus Wikoff (March 3, 1837 – July 1, 1898) was a United States Army officer serving from American Civil War until he became the most senior ranking American Army officer killed in ...

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Robert Gray MP (1755 - 1806)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Gray (May 10, 1755 – circa July, 1806) was an American merchant sea captain who is known for his achievements in connection with two trading voyages to ...

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José Alves de Cerqueira César MP (1835 - 1911)

SL = Titulo Prados - Parte 3 - pág. 207 7-1 José Alves de Cerqueira Cesar , bacharel em direito, que foi por muitos anos advogado em Rio Claro; foi vice-governador do estado de S. P...

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Gov. Joseph Bloomfield MP (1753 - 1823)

Joseph Bloomfield (October 18, 1753 – October 3, 1823) was the fourth Governor of New Jersey. The township of Bloomfield, New Jersey is named for him. Joseph Bloomfield was born in Woodbridge ...

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Col. James Knox, Jr. (1740 - 1822)

Revolutionary War veteran, Col. James Knox. While in command of a military force of Augusta Co., VA emigrants, James went down the Holston River to Kentucky, where he built Fort Knox for the protecti...

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Wenceslau Braz, 9º Presidente do Brasil MP (1868 - 1966)

Venceslau Brás Pereira Gomes(Brasópolis, 26 de fevereiro de 1868 — Itajubá, 15 de maio de 1966) foi um advogado e político brasileiro; presidente do Brasil entre 1914...

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Floriano Peixoto, 2º Presidente do Brasil MP (1839 - 1895)

Floriano Vieira Peixoto (Maceió, 30 de abril de 1839 — Barra Mansa, 29 de junho de 1895) foi um militar e político brasileiro. Primeiro vice-presidente e segundo presidente do Bras...

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Prudente de Morais, 3º Presidente do Brasil MP (1841 - 1902)

Prudente José de Morais e Barros (Itu, 4 de outubro de 1841 — Piracicaba, 13 de dezembro de 1902) foi um advogado e político brasileiro, primeiro governador do estado de São...

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Joaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquês de Tamandaré MP (1807 - 1897)

Joaquim Marques Lisboa, o Almirante Tamandaré (Rio Grande, 13 de dezembro de 1807 — Rio de Janeiro, 20 de março de 1897), foi um militar da Marinha do Brasil. Na carreira, atingiu ...

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William John Stith MP (c.1707 - 1755)

REV. WILLIAM STITH (John2, John1) was born in 1707, and died 19th September, 1755. He matriculated, 21st May, 1724, at Queen's College, Oxford and is entered in the register as 17 years old and the son...

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Hiram W. Johnson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1866 - 1945)

Hiram Warren Johnson (September 2, 1866 – August 6, 1945) was a leading American progressive and later isolationist politician from California; he served as the 23rd governor from 1911 to 19...

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Teófilo Ottoni MP (1807 - 1869)

Teófilo Benedito Ottoni (Vila do Príncipe, 27 de janeiro de 1807 — Rio de Janeiro, 17 de outubro de 1869) foi um jornalista, comerciante , político e empresário brasi...

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John Elward Brown (1879 - 1957)

from Wikipedia: John E. Brown (1879–1957) had not the opportunity to pursue much education, as his family's financial difficulties forced him to begin working at the age of 11.[5] As a teenage...

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Anders Jonas Ångström MP (1814 - 1874)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Anders Jonas Ångström (13 August 1814 – 21 June 1874) was a Swedish physicist and one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy.[1] Bi...

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J. B. Joseph Fourier MP (1768 - 1830)

Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourie (21 March 1768 – 16 May 1830) was a French mathematician and physicist best known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications to problem...

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Francis Baily MP (1774 - 1844)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Francis Baily (28 April 1774 – 30 August 1844) was an English astronomer, most famous for his observations of 'Baily's beads' during an eclipse of the Sun. Lif...

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Simon Hillery Darrah (1832 - 1907)

Find a Grave Birth: May 1, 1832 Monongalia County West Virginia, USA Death: Nov. 28, 1907 Son of Joseph and Margaret (Park) Darrah Simon Darrah was a man of all trades. He worked at Fort Read...

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Georg Simon Ohm MP (1789 - 1854)

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Michael Faraday MP (1791 - 1867)

Michael Faraday, FRS Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Michael Faraday Michael Faraday (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867), was an English chemist and physicist (or natural philosop...

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Satyendra Nath Bose MP (1894 - 1974)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Satyendra Nath Bose (1 January 1894 – 4 February 1974) was a Bengali Indian physicist specializing in mathematical physics. He was born in Calcutta. He is ...

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André Marie Ampère MP (1775 - 1836)

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General Creighton W. Abrams (1914 - 1974)

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968–72 which sa...

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Pierre de Fermat, Lawyer MP (1601 - 1665)

Pierre de Fermat (17 August 1601 or 1607/8 – 12 January 1665) was a French lawyer at the Parliament of Toulouse, France, and an amateur mathematician who is given credit for early developments t...

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Maj. General Ormsby M. Mitchel (USA) ("Old Stars") (c.1810 - 1862)

Ormbsy MacKnight (or McKnight) Mitchel (August 28, 1810, or possibly 1809, – October 30, 1862) was an American astronomer and major general in the American Civil War. A multi-talented man, h...

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Benjamin Bonneville (1796 - 1878)

Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (April 14, 1796 – June 12, 1878) was a French-born officer in the United States Army, fur trapper, and explorer in the American West. He is noted for his e...

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Pierre Simon de Laplace MP (1749 - 1827)

Pierre-Simon Laplace From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about Pierre-Simon Laplace. Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827). Posthumous portrai...

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Guillaume de L'Hôpital, marquis de L'Hôpital MP (1661 - 1704)

He is said to have been related to Michel de L'Hôpital, Chancellor of France, but the heraldry of the two families suggests there was no relationship. For information on his coat of arms, in...

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Paulus Balliet (1716 - 1777)

Fled France due to persecution of Huguenots( French Protestants).Came to Pennsylvania Credited with founding Ballietsville. Ran a hotel/tavern. Founded the First Line of Balliets in the US.

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Edward A. Murphy, Jr. ("Murphy's law") (1918 - 1990)

. Edward Aloysius Murphy, Jr. (January 11, 1918 – July 17, 1990) was an American aerospace engineer who worked on safety-critical systems. He is best known for Murphy's law, which is said to s...

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George Washington Goethals (1858 - 1928)

George Washington Goethals (/ˈɡoʊθəlz/ goh-thəlz; June 29, 1858 – January 21, 1928) was a United States Army officer and civil engineer, best known ...

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João Lins Vieira Cansanção do Sinimbu, barão e visconde de Sinimbu MP (1810 - 1906)

João Lins Vieira Cansanção de Sinimbu, primeiro e único barão e visconde com grandeza de Sinimbu, (São Miguel dos Campos, 20 de novembro de 1810 — Rio d...

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José Maria da Silva Paranhos Jr., Barão do Rio Branco MP (1845 - 1912)

José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, Barão do Rio Branco, (Rio de Janeiro, 20 de abril de 1845 — Rio de Janeiro, 10 de fevereiro de 1912) foi um advogado, diplomata, ge�...

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Capt. John Williams Gunnison MP (1812 - 1853)

John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer. Biography Gunnison was born in Goshen, New Hampshire in 1812. He graduated from...

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James Watt MP (1736 - 1819)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Watt , (19 January 1736 – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundam...

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Jonas Edward Salk MP (1914 - 1995)

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vacci...

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Pedro Luiz da Rocha Osório (1854 - 1931)

Em 9 de junho de 1854 nascia no povoado de Nossa Senhora da Assunção de Caçapava, atual Caçapava do Sul, PEDRO LUÍS DA ROCHA OSÓRIO, filho do Major José...

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Gen. John Nixon (1727 - 1815)

American Revolutionary War General. In 1745 he joined British colonial forces for the French and Indian War, taking part in the Siege of Louisburg. Nixon served as a company commander during expedition...

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Ernst Werner von Siemens MP (1816 - 1892)

Ernst Werner Siemens , von Siemens since 1888, (13 December 1816 – 6 December 1892) was a German inventor and industrialist. Siemens' name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductan...

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Ferdinand, Graf von Zeppelin MP (1838 - 1917)

See Wikipedia... Fra 1880'erne beskæftigede Zeppelin sig med problemerne i forbindelse med styrebare balloner og begyndte i 1899 bygningen af sin første styrebare ballon, der i 1900 f...

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit MP (1686 - 1736)

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Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel MP (1858 - 1913)

A German engineer and inventor who contributed to the advancement of technology with his internal-combustion engine. Although he was best recognized for his invention of the pressure-ignited heat engin...

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John Venn MP (1834 - 1923)

John Venn FRS Is the second cousin once removed of Author E.M Forster From Wikipedia (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher. He is famous for introducin...

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Robert Wilhelm Bunsen MP (1811 - 1899)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen (30 March 1811– 16 August 1899) was a German chemist. He investigated emission spectra of heated elements, and discovered ca...

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Thomas Marshall, of Boston MP (c.1605 - 1664)

Came from England and settled in Boston Mass in 1635 -------------------- Thomas Marshall, called "a man of much respectability" came to Boston, MA about 1633 from Lincolnshire, England. Made a fre...

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

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

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Dr. William Beaumont MP (1785 - 1853)

William Beaumont (November 21, 1785 – April 25, 1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army who became known as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" following his research on human digestion. Early...

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Brig. Gen. Henry Lewis Benning, CSA (1814 - 1875)

-------------------- Henry Lewis Benning (April 2, 1814 – July 10, 1875) was a lawyer, legislator, judge on the Georgia Supreme Court, and a Confederate general during the American Civil War...

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Charles T. Pepper, M.D. (1830 - 1903)

Charles Taylor Pepper, M.D. (2 December 1830 – 28 May 1903) was the original inspiration for the Dr Pepper brand, according to the Dr Pepper/Seven Up company. Born in southwest Virginia, he ea...

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Brig. General William Lee Davidson (1746 - 1781)

William Lee Davidson was a Continental Officer from North Carolina who fought at Germantown, Monmouth, Princeton, Valley Forge under Layfayette's command, and smaller battles. He was in charge of hol...

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Benjamin E. Bates (1808 - 1878)

Benjamin Edward Bates (July 12, 1808 – January 14, 1878)[1][2] was a New England industrialist and philanthropist, who was the namesake and a founder of Bates College and the Bates Mill in Lew...

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Maj. Gen. Charles Scott (Continental Army), Governor MP (1739 - 1813)

Charles Scott Birth: Apr., 1739 - Goochland County, Virginia, USA Death:  Oct. 22, 1813 - Clark County, Kentucky, USA Parents: Samuel Scott Wives: Frances Sweeney, Judith (Bell) Gist ...

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Oliver Reed Smoot, Jr. MP (1940 - d.)

Namesake for the "smoot" unit of length measure. --- From his Wikipedia page: Oliver Reed Smoot, Jr. (born 1940) was Chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) from 2001 to 20...

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Conselheiro Mairinck MP (1839 - 1907)

Francisco de Paula Mayrink (Rio de Janeiro, 8 de dezembro de 1839 — Rio de Janeiro, 1 de janeiro de 1907) foi um banqueiro, empresário, conselheiro do Império e político bra...

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Wilmot Brookings, 1st Provisional Governor of Dakota Territory (1830 - 1905)

Wilmot Wood Brookings (October 23, 1830–1905) was an American pioneer, frontier judge, and early South Dakota politician. He was the first provisional governor of Dakota Territory, and both th...

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Oakes Ames (1804 - 1873)

Oakes Ames (January 10, 1804 – May 8, 1873) was an American manufacturer, capitalist, and member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. As a congressman, he is credi...

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George Washington Gale (1789 - 1861)

George Washington Gale (1789 - September 13, 1861) was born in Stanford, New York and became a Presbyterian minister in western New York state. A graduate of Union College in 1814, and Princeton Th...

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John Hemphill, U.S. Senator (1803 - 1862)

Find a Grave: ) John Hemphill (December 18, 1803 – January 4, 1862) was Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and a United States Senator. Early life Hemphill's father, Rev. John Hem...

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Rev. Samuel Bowen MP (1659 - 1728)

Samuel Bowen Born July 16, 1659, Rehobeth, Bristol, MA.99 Died January 21, 1727/28, Cohansey, Salem, New Jersey, USA.100 son of Obediah Bowen and Mary Clifton Married May 26, 1684 in Sw...

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Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

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Trajano Antônio de Morais MP (1859 - 1911)

Trajano Antônio de Moraes nasceu no município de Borrazópolis no estado do Paraná e mudou-se ainda criança com seus pais para o estado do Rio de :Janeiro, estabelecen...

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William Joseph Gaston, US Congress (1778 - 1844)

William Joseph Gaston (19 Sept. 1778-23 Jan. 1844), lawyer, legislator, congressman, and jurist, was born in New Bern. His father, Alexander Gaston of Huguenot ancestry, was a native of Ireland, tr...

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Nathan Meeker (1817 - 1879)

Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government. He is noted for his fo...

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Lafayette Miller (1840 - 1878)

Lafayette, Colorado was named for Lafayette Miller. Lafayette Miller was the husband of the City’s founder, Mary Miller. Mary named the town after her late husband Lafayette Miller who passed ...

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Antoinette Perry MP (1888 - 1946)

Mary Antoinette Perry (June 27, 1888 – June 28, 1946) was an actress, director and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards are her namesake. Early life Born in Denver, Color...

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James Glasgow, Sec'y State for NC (1735 - 1820)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A045303 Marker Text: Essay: The naming of a county can provide a lesson in North Carolina history. W...

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George Champlain Sibley (1782 - 1863)

Soldier. Explorer. Author. He was raised in North Carolina and accepted a commission in the Army in 1804. Sibley was sent to St. Louis as an Indian Factor, and was subsequently ordered on a voyage ...

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Colonel Thomas Carleton (1735 - 1817)

Thomas Carleton (c. 1735 – February 2, 1817) was a British army officer who was promoted to Colonel during the American Revolutionary War after relieving the siege of Quebec in 1776. After the...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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Major General Daniel Adams Butterfield (USA) MP (1831 - 1901)

Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with c...

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Isaac Blackford, Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court (1786 - 1817)

Isaac Newton Blackford (November 6, 1786 – December 31, 1859) was the second Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, the court's longest serving Justice, and among the longest serving juri...

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