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Lt. Colonel Walter H. Taylor (CSA) (Assistant Adjutant General, Army of Northern Virginia) (1838 - 1916)

This man had the Honor to ride with General Robert E. Lee for four years of the war and remained his friend until General Lee passed in 1870. Walter Herron Taylor (June 13, 1838 – March 1, 1...

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Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827 - 1871)

Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827–1871) was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1849. He is famous for his help in starting the Pony Express and for establishing other stag...

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Charles Fortescue Ingersoll (1791 - 1832)

harles Fortescue Ingersoll (September 27, 1791 – August 18, 1832) was a businessman and political figure in Upper Canada. He was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts in 1791, the son of T...

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Thomas Rodman Merritt (1824 - 1906)

Thomas Rodman Merritt (October 17, 1824 – January 11, 1906) was an Ontario businessman and political figure in Upper Canada. He represented Lincoln in the Canadian House of Commons as a Libera...

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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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James Rea Benson (1807 - 1885)

James Rea Benson (January 21, 1807 – March 18, 1885) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Lincoln in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal-Conservative member unt...

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Helen Lansdowne Resor (1886 - 1964)

Helen Bayless Lansdowne Resor (February 20, 1886 – January 2, 1964) was an American advertising executive with J. Walter Thompson Co.. A noted copywriter, she was inducted into the Advertising...

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Stanley B. Resor (1879 - 1962)

Stanley Burnet Resor (April 30, 1879 – 1962) led the J. Walter Thompson (JWT) advertising firm in the mid-twentieth century. Collaborating with his wife, Helen Lansdowne Resor, who was the cre...

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Robert T. Stevens (1899 - 1983)

Robert Ten Broeck Stevens (July 31, 1899 – January 31, 1983) was a U.S. businessman and former chairman of J.P. Stevens and Company, which was one of the most established textile manufacturing...

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<private> Thorp

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Burton Craige Gray (1941 - 1989)

Burton C. Gray was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on April 1, 1941 and died October 27, 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia. His father was Gordon Gray and his brother is C. Boyden Gray. He was an ec...

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Elias Carr, Governor (1839 - 1900)

Elias Carr (February 25, 1839 – July 22, 1900) was the 48th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1893 to 1897. A building on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill is named after him. ...

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Wayne H. Page (1922 - 2001)

Wayne Harold Page (September 25, 1922 – March 26, 2001) was a Vermont military officer and business executive who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard. Wayne H. Page was ...

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George Tallman Ladd (1871 - 1943)

George Tallman Ladd (1871–1943), was an Industrialist of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and an 1891 graduate of Yale University. He was president and CEO of United Engineering & Foundry Company, the l...

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Dr. Julius Yemans Dewey (1801 - 1877)

Excerpt from Town of Montpilier Part 5 on Dr Julius Y Dewey Dr. Julius Yemans Dewey, son of Simeon and Prudence (Yemans) Dewey, was born at Berlin, Vt., August 22, 1801. -He was educated at the Was...

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Gen. Americus V. Rice, US Congress (1835 - 1904)

Americus Vespucius Rice (November 18, 1835 – April 4, 1904) was a nineteenth century politician, banker, and businessman from Ohio. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War an...

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Capt. Josiah Westcott MP (1675 - 1721)

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James W. Chilton MP (c.1870 - d.)

From Wikipedia : James W. Chilton was a San Jose businessman and dried fruit packer. Chilton had been the manager for the Porter Brothers dried fruit packing house on North First Street in San Jose; ...

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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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<private> Cushman

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Edward Gaylord (1919 - 2003)

Edward Lewis Gaylord (May 28, 1919 – April 27, 2003) was an American billionaire businessman and Media mogul who built the Gaylord Entertainment Company empire that included The Oklahoman news...

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Prime Francis Osborn III (1915 - 1986)

Prime F. Osborn III was a railroad industry executive who served as chairman of the CSX Corp. and played a key role in the merger of Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line railroads in 1967. Bor...

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Frederick Hinde Zimmerman (1864 - 1924)

Frederick Hinde Zimmerman (October 17, 1864 – September 21, 1924) was an American banker, farmer, real estate entrepreneur, businessman, and hotel owner. Due to his large land holdings and exp...

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Thomas Spottswood Hinde MP (1785 - 1846)

Thomas Spotwood Hinde (April 19, 1785 – February 9, 1846) was a newspaper editor, opponent of slavery, author, historian, real estate investor, Methodist minister and a founder of the city of ...

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Sir Laurence de Ludlow, of Stokesay MP (c.1260 - c.1294)

Wool merchant for Edward I. In 1273, of the 1200 sacks of English wool exported, Shropshire contributed 660. Lawrence de Ludlow used his business skills to amass a considerable fortune, and the power t...

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John Sackville Labatt MP (1880 - 1952)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via father John Labatt by SmartCopy : Nov 28 2014, 7:40:43 UTC From Wikipedia :

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John Labatt MP (1838 - 1915)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via father John Kinder Labatt by SmartCopy : Nov 28 2014, 7:34:40 UTC

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John Kinder Labatt MP (1803 - 1866)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Nov 28 2014, 7:34:40 UTC Notes : John Kinder LabattSon Of The LateValentine Knightley ChetwodeLabattof Kings C2 IrelandBorn 1803Died Oct. 26, 1866E...

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William R. Wilkerson (1890 - 1962)

William Richard "Billy" Wilkerson (September 29, 1890 – September 2, 1962) was the founder of the Hollywood Reporter, the Flamingo Hotel and owner of such nightclubs as Ciro's. He was also res...

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Donald Frederick Karcher MP (1927 - 1992)

From Los Angeles Times : ANAHEIM — Donald F. Karcher, who went from washing dishes in his brother Carl's barbecue joint to become president of the Carl's Jr. international fast-food chain, die...

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Dorothy Louise Karcher MP (1927 - 2014)

Karcher, Dorothy (Dolly) was reunited with her husband Donald in Heaven on November 17, 2014 after battling multiple myeloma for ten years. She was born on April 19, 1927 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and w...

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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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Henry Sturgis Grew (1833 - 1910)

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Stephen Girard (1750 - 1831)

Stephen Girard (May 20, 1750 – December 26, 1831; born Étienne Girard) was a French-born, naturalized American, philanthropist and banker. He personally saved the U.S. government from fin...

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Amos Lawrence Avery (1831 - 1917)

Amos and his wife Ellen were both left motherless at the tender age of 2 and 3; as a young boy he hired out in farm work, mill work in scythe making, but found store work his calling; he spent 1 year i...

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Mark Zuckerberg MP

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of A...

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Alfred Atmore Pope (1842 - 1913)

Alfred Atmore Pope (July 4, 1842, North Vassalboro, Maine – August 5, 1913, Farmington, Connecticut) was an American industrialist and art collector. He was the father of Theodate Pope Riddle,...

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Joseph Hewes, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (signer of the "Declaration of Independence") (1730 - 1779)

Joseph Hewes (January 23, 1730 – November 10, 1779) was a native of Princeton, New Jersey, where he was born in 1730. Hewes’s parents were members of the Society of Friends, commonly kn...

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Stanley Carmichael Kennedy, Sr. (1890 - 1968)

"Kennedy, Stanley Carmichael (Sr.) (1890—1968)—Born in Honolulu; son of interisland shipping boss James A. Kennedy; attended Punahou School on O‘ahu; graduated from California's ...

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Charles D. Tandy (1918 - 1978)

Charles David Tandy (15 May 1918 – 4 November 1978) was the Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Tandy Corporation.

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Arthur Spiegel (c.1885 - 1916)

Arthur Spiegel was the Chicago mail-order magnate and early American film studio executive. Spiegel was the youngest son of Joseph Spiegel, founder of the Spiegel Home Furnishings merchandising hou...

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Patrick Calhoun (1856 - 1943)

Patrick Calhoun (1856 – 1943), was the son of Andrew Pickens Calhoun, grandson of John C. Calhoun and Floride Calhoun, and the great-grandson of his namesake Patrick Calhoun. He was an entre...

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Arne Næss Jr. MP (1937 - 2004)

Arne Næss, Jr. (8 December 1937 – 13 January 2004) was a Norwegian businessman and mountaineer. He had been married to Diana Ross since 1985, by whom he had two sons, but the couple was l...

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Robert Ripley (1890 - 1949)

Robert LeRoy Ripley (December 25, 1890 – May 27, 1949) was an American cartoonist, entrepreneur and amateur anthropologist, who created the Ripley's Believe It or Not! newspaper panel series...

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William Rathbone, VI (1819 - 1902)

William Rathbone VI (11 February 1819 – 6 March 1902) was an English merchant and businessman noted for his philanthropic and public work. He was an English Liberal politician who sat in the H...

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Robert Walton Goelet (1880 - 1941)

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Robert Goelet, Jr (1841 - 1899)

Children of Robert Goelet, Jr and Harriette Louise Warren Robert Walton Goelet 1880 Beatrice Goelet 1885 Links Find A Grave Wikipedia

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Harry Ford Sinclair (1876 - 1956)

Harry Ford Sinclair (July 6, 1876 - November 10, 1956) was an American industrialist. Founder of Sinclair Oil, he was implicated in the 1920s Teapot Dome Scandal and served six months in prison for j...

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Solomon Loeb MP (1828 - 1903)

"Solomon Loeb (June 29, 1828 – December 12, 1903) was a German-born American banker and businessman. He was a merchant in textiles and later a banker with Kuhn, Loeb & Co.. His father, a devout ...

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Claudius H. Huston (1876 - 1952)

Claudius Hart Huston (1876–1952) was a prominent industrialist and politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee, he became a leader in the development of the Tennessee River. Mr. Huston was b...

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Hugo Dieter Stinnes (1870 - 1924)

Hugo Stinnes was on the 3rd weekly cover of Time magazine (March 17, 1923, Vol.1, No3)): Time Magazine: The Ruhr: Saturday, Mar. 17, 1923 "Hugo Stinnes. Crafty, potent, indurate, Herr Hugo Stinne...

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Marcus Loew MP (1870 - 1927)

Producer and business tycoon Marcus Loew, a pioneer of the motion picture industry, was a key figure in the formation of MGM studios and founded the wide-spread chain of Loew's theaters. For his contri...

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Warner LeRoy (1935 - 2001)

Warner LeRoy (March 3, 1935 – February 22, 2001), was a New York businessman. LeRoy was the son of film producer-director Mervyn LeRoy and Mervyn's second wife, Doris Warner, and was the grand...

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Sir Montague Maurice Burton MP (1885 - 1952)

Sir Montague Maurice Burton (15 August 1885, Lithuania – 21 September 1952, Leeds) founded Burton, one of Great Britain's largest chains of clothes shops. Born a Lithuanian Jew (Moshe...

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Nelson Bunker Hunt MP (1926 - 2014)

Nelson Bunker Hunt (born February 22, 1926 - died October 21, 2014) was an American oil company executive. He is best known as a former billionaire whose fortune collapsed after he and his brother Wi...

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Ole Evinrude MP (1877 - 1934)

it was Ole Evinrude, not an impersonal corporation, who freed America from the need of rowing ------------------------------------- Ole Evinrude, born Ole Andreassen Aaslundeie (April 19, 1877 ...

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Ralph Evinrude (1907 - 1986)

Ralph S. Evinrude (September 27, 1907 – May 21, 1986) was an American business magnate best known for being the Chairman of Outboard Marine Corporation, and the husband of singer and entertain...

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Jack LaLanne (1914 - 2011)

Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne (September 26, 1914 – January 23, 2011) was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called "the godfather ...

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Max Sachs (c.1883 - 1961)

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David Bernard Keidan MP

David B. Keidan, who graduated from Harvard College in 1966 and received an M.B.A. in 1968 from the Harvard Business School, is founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York ...

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Benjamin Franklin Yoder (1863 - 1943)

Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 9, 1863 Shanesville Tuscarawas County Ohio, USA Death: May 19, 1943 Son of Philip J. and Cinderilla (Hattery) Yoder. Owner and manager The Yoder Brothers Livestock Comp...

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Samuel Curtis Johnson, Sr. MP (1833 - 1919)

Samuel Curtis Johnson 1833-1919 Married: Caroline Fisk in 1861 Parents: Phineas Miller Johnson 1807-1876 and Orra Ann Collins 1811-1885 Developer of Johnson's Wax 1888, founder of S. C. Johnson C...

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Francis Harrington Glidden (1832 - 1922)

Francis Harrington Glidden (1832–1922) was an American businessman best known for founding the company now known as the Glidden Company, now a subsidiary of Akzo Nobel NV.[1] Glidden was born ...

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William Alfred Paine (1855 - 1929)

William Alfred Paine (January 29, 1855 – September 24, 1929) was an American businessman who co-founded the brokerage firm Paine Webber. He was also instrumental in the creation of the mining ve...

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Roy Valentine Titus (1909 - 1989)

Roy V. Titus, 79, Cosmetics Executive And Philanthropist By MICHEL MARRIOTT Published: April 17, 1989 Roy Valentine Titus, a New York City philanthropist and former chairman of the Helena Rubinstein ...

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S. Truett Cathy MP (1921 - 2014)

Samuel Truett Cathy (March 14, 1921 – September 8, 2014), known as S. Truett Cathy, was the founder of Chick-fil-A, an American fast food restaurant chain based in the Atlanta suburb of College ...

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Edie Adams (1927 - 2008)

Edie Adams (April 16, 1927 in Kingston, Pennsylvania – October 15, 2008 in Los Angeles) was an American businesswoman, singer, Broadway, television and film actress, and comedienne. Adams, an ...

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Herbert T. Kalmus (1881 - 1963)

Herbert Thomas Kalmus (November 9, 1881 – July 11, 1963) was an American scientist and engineer who played a key role in developing color motion picture film. Kalmus was the co-founder and pre...

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Clarence "Fat" Jones (1892 - 1963)

Clarence owned the Fat Jones Stables located in the San Fernando Valley in North Hollywood on Sherman Way. The Fat Jones Stables was one of the biggest suppliers of horses, cattle, wranglers, as we...

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Dick Reynolds (1906 - 1964)

. Richard Joshua Reynolds Jr, better known as 'Dick' Reynolds, (April 4, 1906 - Dec 14, 1964) was an American entrepreneur and the son of R.J. Reynolds, founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. ...

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R.J. Reynolds MP (1850 - 1918)

Richard Joshua "R. J." Reynolds (July 20, 1850 - July 29, 1918) was an American businessman and founder of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Parents: Hardin William Reynolds and Nancy Jane Wilcox. ...

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Jack Wrather (1918 - 1984)

John Devereaux "Jack" Wrather, Jr. (May 24, 1918 - November 12, 1984), was a petroleum millionaire who became a television producer and later diversified by investing in broadcast stations and resort...

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Dan Gurney MP

Newport Beach, Orange, California, USA

Daniel Sexton Gurney (born April 13, 1931) is a retired American racing driver, race car constructor, and team owner. The son of a Metropolitan Opera star, he was born in Port Jefferson, New York, bu...

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Joseph Kagan, Baron Kagan (1915 - 1995)

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Marcus Sieff, Baron Sieff of Brimpton MP (1913 - 2001)

"Marcus Joseph Sieff, Baron Sieff of Brimpton OBE (2 July 1913 – 23 February 2001) was a Jewish British businessman and chairman of his family company, the retailler Marks & Spencer, from 1972 t...

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Israel Moses Sieff, Baron Sieff MP (1889 - 1972)

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J. Edward Sieff MP (1906 - 1982)

Chairman of Marks and Spencer, 1967-72

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George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld MP

Arthur George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld, GBE (born 13 September 1919)[1] is a British publisher, philanthropist, and newspaper columnist. Life and career[edit] Born in Vienna, Austria, Weidenfel...

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Roy Oliver Disney (1893 - 1971)

Roy Oliver Disney was, with his younger brother Walt Disney, the co-founder of what is now The Walt Disney Company. After Walt died, Roy became the chairman of the company. Roy served as the company's ...

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Jeanie Jackson MP

Jeanie Buss (born September 26, 1961) is part-owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Buss is the daughter of Jerry Buss, a real estate investor wh...

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Charles Brayton Manville (1834 - 1927)

wisconsinhistory.org - about C.B. Manville.... ; In 1885 the Manville Covering Company was founded in Wisconsin by C. B. Manville. In 1901, H. W. Johns Manufacturing and Manville Covering Co. merge...

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Frederick Miller (1824 - 1888)

Frederick Edward John Miller (born as "Friedrich Eduard Johannes Müller" November 24, 1824 in Riedlingen, Germany - May 11, 1888) was a brewery owner who founded the Miller Brewing Company at ...

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Alexander Henry Stevens MP (1834 - 1916)

OBITUARY RECORD OF YALE GRADUATES 1915-1920 NEW HAVEN PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY SIXTEENTH SERIES • AUGUST, 1920 • NUMBER ELEVEN Page 270 Alexander Henry Stevens , B.A. 185...

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Anthony Pomerleau MP (1918 - d.)

Sources "At 94, Developer Tony Pomerleau Still Spreading The Wealth" Vermont Public Radio, July 11, 2012

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William Fraser, 1st Baron Strathalmond, CBE (1888 - 1970)

Chairman of British Petroleum.

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Daniel B. Wesson II (1916 - 1978)

Daniel Baird Wesson II (April 1916 – November 1978) was an inventor and firearms maker and the great-grandson of inventor and firearms maker Daniel Baird Wesson who was co-founder of Smith & W...

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Daniel Baird Wesson (1825 - 1906)

Daniel Wesson (1825-1906) Gun Company Owner Daniel B. Wesson partnered with Horace Smith in Norwich, Connecticut in the early 1850's to develop the first repeating rifle, the Volcanic rifle. Da...

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Douglas Imrie McKay (1879 - 1962)

Douglas Imrie McKay (1879 – September 24, 1962) was an American artillery and law enforcement officer and NYPD police official who served as NYPD Police Commissioner in 1914. His five months...

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Jacob Jay Vandergrift (1827 - 1899)

TRANSPORTATION PIONEER,INDUSTRIALIST, MANUFACTURER, CAPITALIST, OIL MAGNATE,RIVERBOAT CAPTAIN/OWNER FOUNDER; United Pipe Line Company, Imperial Refinery,Forrest Oil Company(largest oil production...

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George Francis Fabyan MP (1837 - 1907)

Head of textile company the Bliss Fabyan Corporation, then the largest cotton goods organization in the world. Obituaries: Lamb's Textile Industries of the United States: Embracing Biographical S...

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Francis James Fry (1835 - 1918)

Chocolate manufacturer.

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Roderick James Fry (c.1865 - d.)

Chocolate manufacturer.

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Cecil Roderick Fry (c.1890 - d.)

Chocolate manufacturer.

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Robert Hanneman Avery MP (1840 - 1893)

Union soldier Robert H. Avery of Galesburg, Ill., survived confinement in the infamous Confederate military prison at Andersonville, Ga., where 13,000 of his fellow prisoners died. One of the ways he k...

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Brig. General Joseph R. Anderson (CSA) (1813 - 1892)

Joseph Reid Anderson (February 16, 1813 – September 7, 1892) was an American civil engineer, industrialist, and soldier. During the American Civil War he served as a Confederate general, and h...

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Robert Parker Parrott (1804 - 1877)

Robert Parker Parrott (October 5, 1804 – December 24, 1877) was an American soldier and inventor of military ordnance. Biography Born in Lee, New Hampshire, he was the son of John Fa...

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Jean-Louis Lévesque (1911 - 1994)

Jean-Louis Lévesque, CM OQ (April 13, 1911 – December 28, 1994) was a Canadian entrepreneur, thoroughbred racehorse owner, and philanthropist. J. Louis Lévesque was born in N...

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Georgia Neese Clark, Treasurer of the United States (1898 - 1995)

Georgia Neese Clark Gray (January 27, 1898 – October 26, 1995) was the first woman Treasurer of the United States, serving from 1949 to 1953. No subsequent Treasurer has been a man. Early li...

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