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William Avery Sweet (1830 - d.)

He was the proprietor of the "Sweet Manufacturing Company," a gigantic steel plant. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p....

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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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James R. Bierly (1925 - 2012)

James Bierly graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1943 and immediately enlisted in the US Army where he served his country in Central Europe and Rhineland. He was honorably discharged in Apri...

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Nell Donnelly Reed (1889 - 1991)

Nell Donnelly Reed (March 6, 1889 – September 8, 1991) was an American fashion designer and businesswoman, famous for her house dresses, who founded the Nelly Don brand.

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Elmer A. Benson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1895 - 1985)

Elmer Austin Benson, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Appleton, Swift County, Minn., September 22, 1895; attended the public schools; graduated from the St. Paul (Minn.) College of Law in 1918; during...

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Francis Constable MP (1592 - 1647)

Francis Constable (1592 – 1 August 1647) was a London bookseller and publisher of the Jacobean and Caroline eras, noted for publishing a number of stage plays of English Renaissance drama. (Fr...

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Walter Owen Briggs, Sr. (1877 - 1952)

Walter Owen Briggs, Sr. (February 27, 1877 – January 17, 1952) was an American entrepreneur and professional sports owner. He was part-owner of the Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball from 1...

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Scott Henry Black (1911 - 2004)

TUSCALOOSA | Scott Henry Black, 93, retired executive officer of Gulf States Paper Corp. died on Nov. 4, 2004 at his home in Tuscaloosa. The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Sunday on Nov. 7, 2004 at Tuscal...

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Carl Leopold Netter, Dr. (1864 - 1922)

1906 Ehrenbürger von Bühl in Baden cf.: &:

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Wolf Netter (1782 - 1859)

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Isaac Merritt Singer MP (1811 - 1875)

American inventor Isaac Merrit Singer made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Many had patented sewing machines before ...

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Joseph Meyer Cahen d'Anvers (1804 - 1881)

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Louis Raphael Cahen d'Anvers MP (1837 - 1922)

Louis Raphaël Cahen d'Anvers (24 May 1837 – 20 December 1922) was a French banker. Born in 1837 as the son of Meyer Joseph Cahen d'Anvers and Clara Bischoffsheim, he was a scion of tw...

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Paul Isenberg (1837 - 1903)

Paul Isenberg (1837–1903) was a German businessman who developed the sugarcane business in the Kingdom of Hawaii. Life Paul Heinrich Friedrich Carl Isenberg was born April 15, 1837 in Dran...

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General William Henry Dimond (1838 - 1896)

GENERAL DIMOND DIES IN NEW YORK. His Leading Career in Civil and Military Life. SERVICE AT THE FRONT. He Tendered a Company of Troops to President Lincoln. NATIONAL GUARD DUTIES. Ex-Superintendent of...

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Peter Chandler (1733 - 1816)

Born 1773 Pomfret,Ct. the youngest of 12 children. Married Mary Hodges, (the daughter of Captain William Hodges and his second wife, Mary Clapp.) She died of dropsy at the age of 64. Dec. 1754; too...

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Peter Cushman Jones, Minister of Finance (1837 - 1922)

Peter Cushman Jones (1837–1922) was a businessman and politician during the Kingdom of Hawaii, Provisional Government of Hawaii, Republic of Hawaii and Territory of Hawaii. He founded the seco...

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Alfred Wellington Carter (1867 - 1949)

Alfred Wellington Carter (April 27, 1867 – April 27, 1949) was a lawyer and judge in the Republic of Hawaii and the Territory of Hawaii who managed the Parker Ranch. ------------------------...

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Clarence Hyde Cooke (1876 - 1944)

Clarence Hyde Cooke (1876–1944) was a politician and businessman in Honolulu. 1910 census: Clarence H., aged 34, Honolulu

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William Hyde Rice, Governor of Kauai (1846 - 1924)

William Hyde Rice (1846–1924) was a businessman and politician during the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii. He collected and published legends of Hawaiian mythology. Life William Hyde Ri...

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Carl Friedrich von Siemens MP (1872 - 1941)

cf.: Siemens, Carl Friedrich v., Großindustrieller (1872-1941)

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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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Charles Montague Cooke, Sr. (1849 - 1909)

Charles Montague Cooke (1849–1909) was a businessman during the Kingdom of Hawaii, Republic of Hawaii, and Territory of Hawaii. 1900 US census Wikipedia: Charles Montague Cooke

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Henry Alexander Baldwin (1871 - 1946)

Henry Alexander Baldwin, son of Henry Perrine Baldwin (1842-1911) and Emily Whitney Alexander (1846-1943), was b. Jan. 12,1871 at Maui County, Hawaii, USA. He married with ETHEL FRANCES SMITH (1879-1...

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Benjamin Franklin Dillingham (1844 - 1918)

Benjamin Dillingham From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benjamin Franklin Dillingham (September 4, 1844-April 7, 1918) was an important businessman and industrialist during the late Kingdom of Hawa...

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Joseph Eichbaum (1827 - 1899)

Census : 1850 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA* Census : 1880 - Allegheny City, Allegheny, PA** Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via father William Eichbaum by SmartCopy : Jun 8 2015, 7:52:03 UTC

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Frederick Watts (“Father of Penn State University”) (1801 - 1889)

Frederick Watts (May 9, 1801- August 17, 1889), is called the “Father of Penn State University” and was a prominent agricultural reformer, lawyer and businessman who headed the U.S. Dep...

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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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Adelma Lupton (1831 - 1899)

Note : The following biography is a collection of several excerpts taken from the" Memoirs of Jay County." The section on Adelma is quite lengthy. In trying to find a suitable picture for Adelma, I con...

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Andrew Jackson Higgins MP (1886 - 1952)

Andrew Jackson Higgins (28 August 1886 – 1 August 1952) was the founder and owner of Higgins Industries, the New Orleans-based manufacturer of "Higgins boats" (LCVPs) during World War II. The Hi...

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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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Samuel T. Wellman (USA) (1847 - 1919)

Samuel Thomas Wellman, (February 5, 1847 – July 11, 1919) was an American steel industry pioneer, industrialist, and prolific inventor. Charles M. Schwab of Bethlehem Steel described Samuel T....

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Harry Bates Thayer (1858 - 1936)

Harry Bates Thayer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Harry Bates Thayer (1858–1936), U.S. was an electrical and telephone businessman. He was educated at Northfield High School in Northf...

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Henry Seymour (1780 - 1837)

Henry Seymour was an American merchant, banker and politician from New York.

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Gov. Ansel Briggs (1806 - 1881)

Ansel Briggs (February 3, 1806 in Shoreham, Vermont – May 5, 1881 in Omaha, Nebraska) was the first Governor of Iowa, from 1846 to 1850. Briggs was a business entrepreneur, sheriff and a membe...

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James Andrew Branaman (U.S.A.) (1843 - 1922)

------------------------------------------ Biography------------------------------ James Branaman, Postmaster and owner of the Branaman Hardware Store at Stahl, was born in Augusta County, VA and cam...

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Letitia Baldrige ("Doyenne of Decorum") (1926 - 2012)

Letitia Baldrige (February 9, 1926 – October 29, 2012) was an American etiquette expert and public relations executive who was most famous for serving as Jacqueline Kennedy's Social Secretary....

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Horatio Gates Knight (1817 - 1895)

Horatio Gates Knight (March 24, 1818 - October 16, 1895) was an American politician, manufacturer and philanthropist who served as the 30th Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts f...

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Louis Cassius Upton (1886 - 1952)

Frederick Stanley Upton (June 20, 1890 – June 11, 1986[1]) and Louis Cassius Upton (October 10, 1886 – October 9, 1952) were brothers who founded the Whirlpool Corporation.

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Frederick Stanley Upton (1890 - 1986)

Frederick Stanley Upton (June 20, 1890 – June 11, 1986[1]) and Louis Cassius Upton (October 10, 1886 – October 9, 1952) were brothers who founded the Whirlpool Corporation.

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Larry Joe Bird MP

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is a former American NBA basketball player and coach. Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at small forward and power ...

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U.S. Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr. (1903 - 1993)

Joseph Allen Frear, Jr., a Senator from Delaware; born on a farm near Rising Sun, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1903; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Delaware in 1924; presi...

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William Howard Stovall (1895 - 1970)

Lieutenant (later Colonel) William Howard Stovall (18 February 1895 - 11 May 1970) began his military career as a World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories. He went on to become a suc...

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Mahlon Betts (1795 - 1867)

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Leonard Joshua Asper MP

Leonard Asper (born May 31, 1964 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian businessperson, entrepreneur and lawyer. He is a graduate of Brandeis University and the University of Toronto Law School, and is...

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Alfred Neven DuMont MP (1927 - 2015)

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Eduard Arnhold MP (1849 - 1925)

German Jewish industrialist. Born in Dessau, he began his rise to become one of Germany's "coal kings" as a 15-year-old apprentice in Caesar Wollheim's company in Berlin; became company secretary by ag...

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Edwin Wales Robertson (1863 - 1928)

When he died of a heart attack, at age 65, on a business trip to New York City on November 20, 1928, The New York Times published a column-long story with the headline, "E. W. ROBERTSON, CAPITALIST...

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Edward Wiley Payne MP (1847 - 1884)

11. EDWARD WILEY8 PAYNE (EDWARD HENRY7, HENRY ROUSSAU6, BENJAMIN5, SANFORD4, WILLIAM PAYNE3 JR., WILLIAM PAYNE2 SR., JOHN1 PAYNE) was born 14 September 1847 in Near Gallatin, Davies Co., Missouri, and ...

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Antonio Ermírio de Moraes MP (1928 - 2014)

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Wilhelm Carl von Rothschild MP (1828 - 1901)

Baron Wilhelm Carl von Rothschild (16 May 1828 – 25 January 1901) was a banker and financier of the Frankfurt House of Rothschild. Contents [show] Life and career[edit] Wilhelm Carl von Ro...

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Hugh Ellsworth Rodham MP (1911 - 1993)

Hugh Ellsworth Rodham (April 2, 1911 – April 7, 1993) was an American textile wholesaler and father of former New York Senator, former First Lady of the United States and current United States S...

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John Townsend (1783 - 1854)

) John Townsend (1783–1854) was a prominent industrialist and politician in the Albany, New York area. He was unanimously elected Mayor of Albany three times and served as the 37th Mayor of th...

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General Franklin Townsend (1821 - 1898)

Franklin Townsend (1821–1898) was descended from Henry Townsend one of the founders of Oyster Bay, New York. He was a 19th-century industrialist, active in his family's iron business which was...

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Chauncey Vibbard (1811 - 1891)

Chauncey Vibbard (November 11, 1811 - June 5, 1891) was an American railroad executive and a U.S. Representative from New York during the American Civil War. He also served as the Union's director an...

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Hermann Josef Abs (1901 - 1994)

Nach dem Krieg wurde Abs gemäß Anweisung der Alliierten von seinem Vorstandsposten suspendiert und für etwa drei Monate inhaftiert. Danach wurde er als Finanzberater in der britisc...

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John Pruyn, US Congress (1811 - 1877)

Civil War US Congressman. He was twice elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 14th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving first from December 7, 1863 to March 3, 186...

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George Emlen Roosevelt (1887 - 1963)

George Emlen Roosevelt (1887-1963) a banker and philanthropist, was a first cousin once-removed of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and one of the most prominent railroad financiers of his day, invo...

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James Alfred Roosevelt (1825 - 1898)

James Alfred Roosevelt (June 13, 1825 - July 15, 1898) was an American merchant, a member of the Roosevelt family, and an uncle of United States President Theodore Roosevelt. He became a member of his ...

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William Emlen Roosevelt (1857 - 1930)

William Emlen Roosevelt (April 30, 1857 - March 15, 1930) was a prominent New York City banker who held a wide range of positions in numerous organizations and was a cousin of United States President T...

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Sheffield Phelps (1921 - 2006)

Sheffield Phelps (1921–2006) was an American businessperson, and a prominent figure in the art community. He was the scion of an old New England family who moved to Washington state and rose t...

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G. Willing Pepper (1909 - 2001)

G. Willing Pepper (1909-April 21, 2001), known as “Wing” was a corporate executive, the former president of the Scott Paper Company, and a notable Philadelphia philanthropist. He combin...

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Samuel Mather (1851 - 1931)

Samuel Mather (7 July 1851 – 19 October 1931) industrialist and philanthropist born in Cleveland, Ohio. For many years Mather was that city's richest citizen and a major philanthropist, contri...

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Mary Ann Lippitt (1918 - 2006)

Mary Ann Lippitt (1918-2006) was a pilot who founded her own aviation company after the Second World War. Mary Ann Lippitt was trained during the Second World War at Fort Devens, Massachusetts to wor...

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Robert Giffard MP (1587 - c.1668)

Notes Location info: Perche, France (birth, marriage), Québec (death), Beauport (burial) NOTE about place of birth: This source gives Autheil . This other source gives Saint-Jean-Baptiste...

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Cher MP

Cher (pronounced /ˈʃɛər/; born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American recording artist, actress, director and record producer. Referred to as the Goddess of Pop,...

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Harry G. Haskell (1870 - 1951)

Harry G. Haskell (1870-1951) was a DuPont vice president and member of the Executive Committee who also served on the company's Board of Directors. A graduate of the Columbia University School of Mines...

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Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He w...

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J. Richardson Dilworth (1916 - 1997)

J. Richardson Dilworth (1916 – December 29, 1997) was a leading businessman best known for being a lawyer for the Rockefeller family.

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C. Ledyard Blair (1867 - 1949)

Clinton Ledyard Blair (July 16, 1867 – February 7, 1949) was a prominent American investment banker and yachtsman. Blair was the grandson of John Insley Blair, one of the wealthiest men of t...

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Andrew Watson Armour III (1908 - 1991)

Andrew Watson "Butch" Armour III (October 22, 1908 – December 27, 1991) was a member of the prominent Armour family of meatpacking fame (Armour and Company), a company president, and notable p...

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Edward Dean Adams (1846 - 1931)

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

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Hans Rudolf Fürstenberg (1890 - 1982)

Was in Paris during the WW2. But: during the time of his emigration from Germany, he lived also in Amsterdam, in Normandy, but most of the time – together with his wife Genia – disguise...

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Carl Rudolf Fürstenberg MP (1850 - 1933)

Unter Fürstenberg wurde die Berliner Handels-Gesellschaft zu einer der führenden deutschen Banken im Unternehmensgeschäft mit wesentlichem Anteil am Ausbau der Schwerindustrie im R...

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Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. MP (1909 - 2000)

. The rakishly handsome actor, producer, author and businessman Douglas Fairbanks Jr. was a real-life war hero and friend of royalty. He was the son of the ‘Prince of Pickfair’, actor D...

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George Whitney, Jr. (1885 - 1963)

George Whitney, Jr. was a descendant of John Whitney (1589/92 - 1673), an English immigrant who arrived in America in 1635 and who settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. This prominent branch of the Whit...

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Jonathan James Bush MP

Jonathan James Bush (born May 6, 1931), is an American banker and former Republican Party fundraiser. Education and family Jonathan Bush graduated from Hotchkiss School and Yale University, where...

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Mills B. Lane, Jr. (1912 - 1989)

In the 1950s and 1960s Mills B. Lane Jr. played an important role in Atlanta's political development and economic expansion. As president of Atlanta-based Citizens and Southern National Bank (C&S), L...

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Colonel Robert Alexander Fleming (CSA) (1825 - 1890)

Robert Alexander Fleming was a Colonel in the Confederate Army and fought in the battles of Resaca, New Hope Church, Kennesaw Mountain, Peachtree Creek, Atlanta and Jonesboro under General Johnston a...

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James H. Laughlin (1806 - 1882)

James H. Laughlin was a pioneer of the iron and steel industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born March 1, 1806 near Portaferry in County Down. Laughlin died on December 18, 1882. Steel indus...

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Charles William Schwartz, IV (1919 - 2014)

Born Nov 23, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pa. Grew up in Providence, RI. Graduated from MIT Class of '42 with a BS in Engineering. Attended NROTC at Notre Dame, Indiana. Graduated with Naval commission in Jun...

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J. W. Marriott, Jr. MP

. John Willard "Bill" Marriott, Jr. (born March 25, 1932) is the Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Marriott International. Biography Marriott is the son of Alice Marriott and J....

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Samuel Richard Peale, Senator (1830 - 1910)

Doctor John W. Peale, S.R.'s father, was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania on June 13, 1800 to John and Mary (McClintock) Peale. After studying medicine, John moved to Hughesville and began practici...

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Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt MP (1894 - 1979)

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt (April 9, 1894 – October 13, 1979), the fifth child of US President Theodore Roosevelt was a distinguished US Army officer and commander of U.S. forces in both Worl...

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Chester Russell Hubbard (1848 - 1934)

From Biographical Directory of the American Iron and Steel Institute  By American Iron and Steel Institute, James Thompson McCleary. Page 245 Chester Russell Hubbard

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Charles E. Lauriat, Jr. (1874 - 1937)

Charles Lauriat, Jr., 40, was of the Charles E. Lauriat Company, booksellers, of Boston, Massachusetts. He was an experienced traveler, but the last voyage of the Lusitania was his first on the Cunar...

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Arnold Williams, 21st Governor of Idaho MP (1898 - 1970)

Arnold Williams was born in Fillmore, Utah, on May 21, 1898. His education was attained in the Fillmore public school system and at Hennager's Business College in Salt Lake City. Williams served with t...

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Henry Hartman (1841 - 1902)

Co. D. 120th Reg't Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Enrolled Oct. 17, 1862; honorably discharged July 7, 1865, at Camp Chase, Ohio. Henry was disabled from his Civil War service and was pensioned from July 8...

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John C. Whitehead (1922 - 2015)

John Cunningham Whitehead (April 2, 1922 – February 7, 2015) was an American banker and civil servant, and a board member of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (WTC Memorial Foundation...

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James H. Perkins (1876 - 1940)

James Handasyd Perkins (January 11, 1876 – July 12, 1940) was a chairman of National City Bank. Biography Perkins was born in Milton, Massachusetts on January 11, 1876 to Edward Cranch P...

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Frank Batten (1927 - 2009)

Frank Batten (February 11, 1927 – September 10, 2009) was a co-founder of the first nationwide, 24-hour cable weather channel, The Weather Channel. His media company, Landmark Media Enterprise...

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William Wycliffe Spooner (1882 - 1967)

William Wycliffe Spooner was the son of Dr William Archibald Spooner and Frances Wycliffe Spooner[1] and founded the Spooner Dryer and Engineering Company in 1932 in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England. Wi...

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Arianna Huffington MP

Arianna Huffington (née Stassinopoulos; born Αριάδνη-Άννα Στασινο&...

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