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Henry Sanford Gansevoort (USA) (1835 - 1871)

(VI) Colonel Henry Sanford Gansevoort, U. S. A. [Portrait with signature: original size (17K) | 4x enlarged (79K)], son of Judge Peter and Mary (Sanford) Gansevoort, was born in Albany, New York, Dec...

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James G. Martin, Governor MP

Mooresville, North Carolina, United States

James Grubbs Martin, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., December 11, 1935; graduated from Mt. Zion High School, Winnsboro, S.C., 1953; B.S., Davidson College...

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A.M.P.V.H. "Oxie" Dickeson (1842 - 1879)

Auxencico M.P.V.H. Dickeson was born at Hancock's Bridge, New Jersey on September 29, 1842 (or 1843, according to the article above), the first child born to Dr. Thomas P. and Joanna Hildreth Dickeso...

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Henry William DeSaussure, Sr. MP (1763 - 1839)

en.wikipedia.... ; Henry William de Saussure (August 16, 1763 – March 26, 1839) was an American lawyer, state legislator and jurist from South Carolina who became a political leader as a membe...

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James H. Duff, Governor & U.S. Senator (1883 - 1969)

James Henderson Duff, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Mansfield (now Carnegie), Allegheny County, Pa., January 21, 1883; graduated from Princeton University in 1904; student at the University of...

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Terri Sewell, U.S. Congress MP

Terri Sewell, a Representative from Alabama; born in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, on January 1, 1965; graduated from Selma High School, Selma, Ala., 1982; A.B., Princeton University, Princeto...

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William Thurston MP (1946 - 2012)

William Paul "Bill" Thurston (October 30, 1946 - August 21, 2012) was an American mathematician. He was a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. In 1982, he was awarded the Fields Medal for ...

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Emil Artin MP (1898 - 1962)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Emil Artin (March 3, 1898 – December 20, 1962) was an Austrian-American mathematician. Parents Emil Artin was born in Vienna to parents Emma Maria, n&#x...

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Hon. Henry Pawling Ross (1836 - 1882)

Henry P. Ross, born December 16, 1836, who became president judge of the seventh judicial district, graduated at Princeton in 1857, studied law with his father and was admitted to the bar in December, ...

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Thomas Ross, U.S. Congress (1806 - 1865)

Thomas Ross (December 1, 1806 – July 7, 1865) was a Representative to the United States Congress from Pennsylvania. Son of John Ross, Thomas Ross was born in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsy...

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Cresson Henry Kearny (1914 - 2003)

Cresson Henry Kearny (/ˈkɑrni/; January 7, 1914 — December 18, 2003) wrote several survival-related books based primarily on research performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory...

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John A. Wheeler MP (1911 - 2008)

John Archibald Wheeler (July 9, 1911 – April 13, 2008) was an American theoretical physicist who was largely responsible for reviving interest in general relativity in the United States after ...

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Jacob David Bekenstein MP (1947 - 2015)

יעקב בקנשטיין באתר פרס ישראל Ja...

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John Sergeant, US Congress (1779 - 1852)

Hon. John Sergeant was the running mate of Henry Clay in the 1832 presidential race. He also served as John Quincy Adams' minister to Mexico. He was baptized January 23, 1780, at 1st Presbyterian C...

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Rev. David Bard, US Congress (1744 - 1815)

David Bard (1744 – March 12, 1815) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born at Carroll's Delight, Adams County, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Princeton College (New Jersey)...

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David Matthews (c.1739 - 1800)

David Mathews (c. 1739 - 1800) was a lawyer and politician from New York City. He was a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War and was the 43rd and last Colonial Mayor of New York City from 1...

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Percy R. Pyne (1857 - 1929)

Percy Rivington Pyne II (May 5, 1857 – August 22, 1929) was a banker, financier, and philanthropist.

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Moses Taylor Pyne (1855 - 1921)

Moses Taylor Pyne (December 21, 1855 – April 22, 1921), was a financier and philanthropist, and one of Princeton University's greatest benefactors and most influential trustees.

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Moira Forbes MP

Moira Forbes (born 1979) is an American journalist. Moira Forbes was born on July 19, 1979. She is the daughter of Steve Forbes, a former Republican Presidential candidate and Forbes' Chairman and ...

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Frank Carlucci, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1930 - d.)

Frank Charles Carlucci III (born October 18, 1930) served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that, Carlucci served ...

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William Harding Jackson (1901 - 1971)

William Harding Jackson (II) ( March 25, 1901 – September 28, 1971) was a U.S. civilian administrator, New York lawyer, and investment banker who served as Deputy Director of the Central Int...

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Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928 - 1997)

Eugene Merle Shoemaker (April 28, 1928 – July 18, 1997), also known as Gene Shoemaker, was an American geologist and one of the founders of the field of planetary science. He is best known for...

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Edwin McMillan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 MP (1907 - 1991)

Edwin Mattison McMillan (September 18, 1907 – September 7, 1991) was an American physicist and nuclear chemist, and Nobel laureate. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Glenn Seaborg in 1...

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Joseph Reed Ingersoll (1786 - 1868)

Joseph Reed Ingersoll, the "Cicero of the American Bar," was the third son of the distinguished Jared Ingersoll. He graduated from Princeton College in 1804. He studied law with his father, was admit...

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Joel Parker, Governor MP (1816 - 1888)

From Appletons Encyclopedia PARKER, Joel, governor of New Jersey, born near Freehold, New Jersey, 24 November, 1816; died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 January, 1888. His father, Charles, was a me...

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Patrick Magruder, Librarian of Congress (1768 - 1819)

Patrick Magruder , a Representative from Maryland; born at “Locust Grove,” near Rockville, Montgomery County, Md., in 1768; attended Princeton College, Princeton, N.J.; studied law, was a...

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John White Delafield (1905 - 1985)

In 1904 John Ross Delafield married Violetta S. E. White (1875-1949) with whom he had two sons, John White (1905-1985, Princeton Class of 1927) and Richard Montgomery (1909-1945, Princeton Class of 193...

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Richard Montgomery Delafield (1909 - 1945)

In 1904 John Ross Delafield married Violetta S. E. White (1875-1949) with whom he had two sons, John White (1905-1985, Princeton Class of 1927) and Richard Montgomery (1909-1945, Princeton Class of 193...

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Hartley Rogers, Jr MP

Hartley Rogers, Jr. is a mathematician who has worked in recursion theory, and who is currently a professor in the Mathematics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Rogers equiva...

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Leonidas P. Funkhouser, M.D. (1860 - 1912)

From American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence, A, Volume 11 Thomas Patrick Hug...

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John Ross Delafield (1874 - 1964)

From The Princeton Archives: John Ross Delafield (1874-1964, Princeton Class of 1896), scion of two distinguished New York state families, was born in Fieldston, the Bronx, to Maturin Livingston Dela...

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John Scott, U.S. Congress (1785 - 1861)

John Scott, a Delegate and a Representative from Missouri; born in Hanover County, Va., May 18, 1785; moved with his parents to Indiana Territory in 1802; was graduated from Princeton College in 1805; ...

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Maj. General William Wirt Allen (CSA) (1835 - 1894)

William W. Allen William Wirt Allen (September 11, 1835 – November 21, 1894) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He rose through the ranks to comm...

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Reverend Hiram Chamberlain MP (1792 - 1866)

"Moved to Brownsville, TX in 1850 where he established the first Protestant church on the Lower Rio Grande - the First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville. He was an ardent secessionist and served as ...

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John Andre Hanna, US Congress (1762 - 1805)

John Andre Hanna (1762 – July 23, 1805) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Flemington, New Jersey, he received a classical education and graduated from Princeton C...

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John Stanly (1774 - 1834)

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

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Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve MP (1831 - 1924)

Born 23 October 1831 in Charleston, S.C., Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve became the most renowned American classicist of the late 19th century. Founder of the American Journal of Philology in 1880, Gilders...

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Dr. Arnold Naudain, U.S. Senator (1790 - 1872)

Arnold Naudain, a Senator from Delaware; born near Dover, Del., January 6, 1790; completed preparatory studies; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1806 and from the ...

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Wesley L. Harris MP

Twin to William. From  The Trailblazers: Their Stories Wesley Harris, UVA Class of 1964 First man (black or white) to finish Engineering Honors program First African-American to desegreg...

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Lt. George Anderson Mercer, Sr (CSA) (1835 - 1907)

George was a Civil War Soldier. He enlisted as a Lieutenant 2nd Class on 30 May 1861, Commission in CO C, 1st Infantry Regiment, GA. Promoted to Full Lieutenant, 1st Class on 15 July 1861, (Estimated...

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Rep. Reuben H. Walworth (DemRep-NY) MP (1788 - 1867)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 Reuben Hyde Walworth (October 26, 1788, Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut – November 27,...

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Maj. Thomas Melvill MP (1751 - 1832)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Melvill or Thomas Melville (1751-1832) of Boston, Massachusetts, was a merchant, member of the Sons of Liberty, participant in the Boston Tea Party, a majo...

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Hon. John B. Thacher, II (1882 - 1957)

John Boyd Thacher II (October 26, 1882 – April 25, 1957) was the Mayor of Albany, New York from 1926 to 1941. He was the nephew of Albany mayor John Boyd Thacher and grandson of another Albany...

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Steve Forbes MP

Malcolm Stevenson "Steve" Forbes, Jr. (/fɔrbz/; born July 18, 1947) is an American publishing executive who was twice a candidate for the nomination of the Republican Party for president. He i...

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Christopher Forbes MP

Christopher "Kip" Forbes (/fɔrbz/) is Vice Chairman of the Forbes Publishing company. He attended St. Mark's School in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Princeton University. His brother is Ste...

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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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Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr. (1916 - 2011)

Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen II (January 17, 1916 – May 23, 2011) represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from 1953 to 1975. Biography Pet...

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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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DeWitt Clinton Blair (1833 - 1915)

DeWitt Clinton Blair (September 6, 1833 – June 3, 1915), born in Gravel Hill, New Jersey (later renamed Blairstown), was the son of John Insley Blair and Nancy Anne Locke. He continued his fat...

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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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William C. Hayes (1903 - 1963)

William Christopher Hayes (March 21, 1903 – July 10, 1963) was an American Egyptologist. His main fields of study were history of Egyptian art and translation/interpretation of texts. Biogra...

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Livingston L. Biddle, Jr. (1918 - 2002)

. Livingston Ludlow Biddle, Jr. (1918–2002) was an American author and promoter of funding of the arts, from a wealthy Pennsylvania family. Life Livingston Ludlow Biddle was born in Bryn M...

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Gifford Beal (1879 - 1956)

Gifford Beal (January 24, 1879 – February 5, 1956) was an American artist noted for his work as a painter, watercolorist, printmaker and muralist.

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Russell E. Train (1920 - 2012)

Russell Errol Train (June 4, 1920 - September 17, 2012) was the second Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), from September 1973 to January 1977, and the Founder Chairman Emerit...

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Tyler Kent (1911 - 1988)

Tyler Gatewood Kent (March 24, 1911 – November 20, 1988) was an American diplomat who stole thousands of secret documents for a pro-German organization while working as a cipher clerk at the U...

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Thomas Kean, Governor (Chairman of the 9/11 Commission) MP

Thomas Howard Kean ( /ˈkeɪn/; born April 21, 1935) is an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 48th Governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990. Kean is best known global...

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Charles Gibson MP

Charles deWolf "Charlie" Gibson (born March 9, 1943) is a former United States broadcast television anchor and journalist. He was a host of Good Morning America from 1987 to 1998 and 1999 to 2006 and...

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George Washington Bethune (1805 - 1862)

George Washington Bethune (March 18, 1805 – April 28, 1862) was a preacher-pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church. Of Huguenot descent, his father was Divie Bethune, a highly successful merchan...

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Rodman Wanamaker (1863 - 1928)

Princeton University Class of 1886.

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Ebenezer Hazard (1744 - 1817)

Ebenezer Hazard (1744–1817) was an American businessman and politician, appointed as deputy Postmaster of New York City; in 1782 he became US Postmaster General, serving from 1782 to 1789. Haz...

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Samuel Miller, Jr. (1816 - 1883)

Samuel Miller, Jr. was born in Princeton, New Jersey, on January 23, 1816. He graduated from Princeton University in 1833 and went on to pass the bar in Philadelphia. However, he abandoned the law prof...

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Ginna Marston MP

Ginna Sulcer-Marston (born Ginna Sulcer February 19, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American advertising executive notable for anti-drug public service advertising campaigns at the Partnership for ...

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Matt Salinger MP

Matthew Salinger (born February 13, 1960) is an American actor. He is the son of author J. D. Salinger and psychologist Claire Douglas. Career Salinger made his film debut in 1984's Revenge of th...

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Jacob D. Beam (1908 - 1993)

Jacob Dyneley Beam (March 24, 1908 – August 16, 1993) was an American diplomat. Beam was born in Princeton, New Jersey. His father was a German professor at Princeton University, and the you...

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Wilfred John Funk (1883 - 1965)

Lexicographer. He was the co-author of the "Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary" Wilfred John Funk (20 March 1883 – 1 June 1965) was an American author, poet, lexicographer, and publis...

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Hodding Carter III MP

William Hodding Carter, III (born April 7, 1935), is an American journalist and politician best known for his role as Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs in the Jimmy Carter administratio...

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Thomas Pearsall Field Hoving (1931 - 2009)

A man of boundless energy and determination, Thomas Hoving the visionary director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hoving’s tenure lasted from 1967 to 1977, and during those ten years, the mus...

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Edwin Manners (1855 - 1913)

Princeton Class of 1877 - More here:

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Francis Markoe (1774 - 1848)

Princeton Class of 1795. Biography:

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Bennet W. Van Syckel (1830 - 1921)

Princeton Class of 1846. Youngest graduate of Princeton since Aaron Burr, and oldest alumnus of Princeton when he died. Justice on the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator MP

In 2012, Ted Cruz was elected as the 34th U.S. Senator from Texas. A passionate fighter for limited government, economic growth, and the Constitution, Ted won a decisive victory in both the Republican ...

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HM Queen Noor of Jordan. MP

Amman, Jordan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Queen Noor of Jordan جلالة الملكة نور‎ (born Lisa Najeeb...

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John Johnson Sayrs (1774 - 1809)

John Johnson Sayrs (1774-January 6, 1809) was an American Episcopal clergyman who served as Chaplain of the Senate.

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Edward Gantt (1746 - 1837)

Edward Gantt (1746–1837) was an Episcopal clergyman who served as Chaplain of the Senate of the United States (1801–1804).

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John Adams Brackenridge (1800 - 1862)

John Adams Brackenridge (1800–1862) was a law graduate of Princeton University who opened a practice in Warrick County, Indiana. He was a Whig Party elector who supported Henry Clay's 1844 campa...

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Rev. Dr. Phineas Densmore Gurley (1816 - 1868)

"I like Gurley," said President Lincoln of his pastor, Dr. Phineas D. Gurley. "He don't preach politics. I get enough of that through the week, and when I go to church, I like to hear the gospel."1 D...

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William Hurd Scheide (1914 - 2014)

Princeton Class of 1936. Obituary:

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Dick Kazmaier MP (1930 - 2013)

Football player from Princeton University. Winner of the 1951 Heisman Trophy (the last Ivy League player to win it).

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Thomas John Claggett (1743 - 1816)

Thomas John Claggett (October 2, 1743 – August 2, 1816) was the first bishop of the newly formed American Episcopal Church, U.S.A. (previously known as the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U...

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Harold R. Tyler, Jr. (1922 - 2005)

. Harold R. Tyler, Jr. (May 14, 1922 – May 25, 2005) was a United States federal judge. Born in Utica, New York, Tyler received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1943 and served as a Ca...

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James T. Aubrey (1918 - 1994)

James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. (December 14, 1918 – September 3, 1994) was a leading American television and film executive. President of the CBS television network during the early 1960s, he put so...

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Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962)

Whiting Willauer (1906 - 1962) was an American ambassador to Costa Rica and Honduras. He is also considered as a key player during the 1954 operation against Arbenz in Gautemala. Biography He was...

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Eliot Butler Willauer (1912 - 1972)

Eliot Butler Willauer, AIA, (April 4, 1912 – February 6, 1972) was an American architect active in mid-twentieth-century New York City. With William G. Tachau, he was a principal in the archit...

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John Harlan Amen (1898 - 1960)

Colonel John Harlan Amen was a US Army Intelligence officer who served as Nuremberg Prison Chief Interrogator during the Nuremberg War Trials. He was the second husband of Marion Cleveland Dell...

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John Knox Witherspoon, Jr. MP (1757 - 1796)

Graduated from Princeton in 1774, practiced medicine in South Carolina, and was lost at sea in 1795. Member of the Sons of Liberty.

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Walter Irving McCoy (1859 - 1933)

Walter Irving McCoy (December 8, 1859, Troy, New York – July 17, 1933, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 8th congressi...

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Stephen Clark Rockefeller MP

Steven Clark Rockefeller (born April 19, 1936), a fourth-generation member of the Rockefeller family and a former dean of Middlebury College, is a philanthropist who focuses on education, Planned Par...

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Christopher "Kit" Bond, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Christopher Samuel "Kit" Bond (born March 6, 1939) is a former United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party. First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he defeated Democrat...

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Harry A. Garfield (1863 - 1942)

Harry Augustus "Hal" Garfield (Hiram, Ohio, October 11, 1863 – December 12, 1942, Williamstown, Massachusetts) was an American lawyer and academic. He was the son of U.S. President James A. Ga...

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David S. Dodge (1922 - 2009)

David Stuart Dodge (November 17, 1922 – January 20, 2009) was the Vice-President for Administration (1979–83), Acting President (1981–82) and President (1996–97) of the Am...

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Bayard Dodge (1888 - 1972)

Bayard Dodge (1888–1972) was an Islamic scholar and former president of the American University in Beirut. He graduated from Princeton University in 1909. Dodge succeeded his father-in-law, Ho...

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Cleveland Hoadley Dodge (1860 - 1926)

Cleveland Hoadley Dodge (January 26, 1860 - June 24, 1926), was a capitalist and philanthropist who was active in New York City politics. He was President of Phelps Dodge, and served as "adviser and ...

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Robert Ferdinand Wagner, III (1944 - 1993)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner III (January 6, 1944 – November 15, 1993), also known as Robert (Bobby) Ferdinand Wagner III, was a noted New York City civic leader who served as the Deputy Mayor of t...

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Charles Scribner IV (1921 - 1995)

Charles Scribner IV (July 13, 1921 – November 11, 1995), also known as Charles Scribner, Jr., was the head of the Charles Scribner's Sons publishing company. He was a resident of Manhattan for...

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Charles Scribner III (1890 - 1952)

Charles Scribner III (January 26, 1890 – February 11, 1952), also known as Charles Scribner, Jr., was president of Charles Scribner's Sons publishing company starting in 1932. Biography He...

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