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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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John Blair Scribner (1850 - 1879)

John Blair Scribner (June 4, 1850 - January 21, 1879) was the president of Charles Scribner's Sons from 1871 to 1879. Biography John Blair Scribner was born on June 4, 1850 to Charles Scribner I ...

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Arthur Hawley Scribner (1859 - 1932)

Arthur Hawley Scribner (March 15, 1859 - July 3, 1932) was president of Charles Scribner's Sons. Biography He was born on March 15, 1859. While at Princeton University he started the Ivy Club. ...

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Charles Scribner II (1854 - 1930)

Charles Scribner II (October 18, 1854 – April 19, 1930) was the president of Charles Scribner's Sons and a trustee at Skidmore College. Biography He was born in New York City on October 18...

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Charles Scribner, I MP (1821 - 1871)

Charles Scribner I (February 21, 1821 - August 26, 1871) was a New Yorker who, with Isaac D. Baker (1819-1850), founded a publishing company that would eventually become Charles Scribner's Sons. Bi...

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Robert Mueller, Director of the FBI MP

Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) served as the sixth Director of the American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Early life and education Mueller was born on August 7, 1944, in N...

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John Gilbert Winant, Governor (1889 - 1947)

John Gilbert Winant OM (February 23, 1889 – November 3, 1947) was an American politician with the Republican party after a brief career as a teacher in Concord, New Hampshire. Winant was born ...

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Hobey Baker (1892 - 1918)

Hobart Amory Hare "Hobey" Baker (January 15, 1892 – December 21, 1918) was an American amateur athlete of the early twentieth century. Considered the first American star in ice hockey by the H...

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Norman Armour, Sr. (1887 - 1982)

Norman Armour (October 14, 1887– September 27, 1982) was a career United States diplomat who The New York Times once called "the perfect diplomat". In his long career spanning both World Wars,...

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Benjamin Hedges (1907 - 1969)

Benjamin Hedges (Benjamin Van Doren "Ben" Hedges, Jr.; June 8, 1907 - December 31, 1969) was an American athlete (Princeton Class of 1930) who competed mainly in the high jump. He competed for the ...

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Alfred Alexander Woodhull (1837 - 1921)

Alfred Alexander Woodhull (April 13, 1837 – October 18, 1921) was an American army surgeon. In 1885, he received the gold medal of the Military Service Institution and in 1907 the Seaman essay...

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John Cobb Cooper ("Father of Air Space Law") (1887 - 1967)

John Cobb Cooper, Jr. (September 18, 1887 – July 22, 1967) was an American jurist, airline executive and presidential advisor. John Cooper Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida to John Cobb ...

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George Houston Brown (1810 - 1865)

George Houston Brown (February 12, 1810 in Lawrenceville, New Jersey – August 1, 1865 in Somerville, New Jersey) was an American Whig Party politician, who represented New Jersey's 4th congres...

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Thomas Pickens Brady (1903 - 1973)

Thomas Pickens Brady (August 6, 1903- January 31, 1973) was a Mississippi jurist and a segregationist leader during the Civil Rights Era. A graduate of Lawrenceville School (Class of 1923) and Prince...

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David Baird, Jr., U.S. Senator (1881 - 1955)

. David Baird, Jr. (October 10, 1881 – February 28, 1955) was a U.S. Senator from New Jersey. Born in Camden, New Jersey to Senator David Baird, Baird Jr. graduated from Lawrenceville School...

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Walter G. Andrews (1889 - 1949)

Walter Gresham Andrews (July 16, 1889 – March 5, 1949) was an American politician and a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Biography Andrews w...

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John D. Rockefeller III MP (1906 - 1978)

John Davison Rockefeller III (March 21, 1906 – July 10, 1978) was a philanthropist and third-generation member of the prominent Rockefeller family. He was the eldest son of philanthropists Joh...

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Knowlton Ames (1868 - 1931)

Knowlton Lyman "Snake" Ames (May 27, 1868 – December 23, 1931) was an American football player for Princeton University from 1886 to 1889, and the Chicago Athletic Association, in 1892. In 189...

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George Gallup, Jr. (1930 - 2011)

. George Horace Gallup, Jr. (April 9, 1930 – November 21, 2011) was an American pollster, writer and executive at the The Gallup Organization, which had been founded by his father, George Gall...

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Lyman Kirkpatrick (1916 - 1995)

Lyman Kirkpatrick (1916–1995) served as inspector general and executive director of the CIA. He wrote a number of books about intelligence after his retirement. Lyman B. Kirkpatrick Jr. was ...

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Samuel Robbins Milbank (1906 - 1985)

Samuel R. Milbank graduated from Princeton in 1927. "After three years with Brown Brothers & Company, he joined the investment banking firm of Wood, Struthers & Winthrop. He was a partner of the firm f...

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William Attwood (1919 - 1989)

William Hollingsworth Attwood (July 14, 1919 – April 15, 1989) was an American journalist, author, editor and diplomat. Early life Born in Paris, France, he received his education at Choat...

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Elena Kagan, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Washington, D.C., United States

Elena Kagan was born on April 28, 1960 in New York, New York. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 7, 2010. Kagan is the Court's 112th justice a...

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Franz Leopold Alt (1910 - 2011)

Franz Leopold Alt (November 30, 1910 – July 21, 2011) was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made major contributions to computer science in its early days. He was best known as one of ...

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Christopher L. Eisgruber MP

Christopher Ludwig Eisgruber (born September 24, 1961) is the 20th and current President of Princeton University.

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Samuel Karlin MP (1924 - 2007)

Samuel Karlin (June 8, 1924 – December 18, 2007) was an American mathematician at Stanford University in the late 20th century. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Karlin was born in Yanova, Pol...

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David Remnick MP

David Remnick (born October 29, 1958) is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. Rem...

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Ian Hideo Levy MP (1950 - d.)

Ian Hideo Levy (リービ 英雄 Rībi Hideo?, born November 29, 1950) is an American-born Japanese language author. He was born in California and educated in Taiwan, Ame...

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Ethan Jesse Coen MP

See Wikipedia... Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen (born September 21, 1957), known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producer...

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Gary Stanley Becker MP (1930 - 2014)

Gary Stanley Becker (December 2, 1930 – May 3, 2014)[1] was an American economist. He was professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago and at the Booth School of Business....

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Peter Richard Orszag MP

Peter Richard Orszag (/ˈɔrzæɡ/; born December 16, 1968) is an American economist who is a Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking, Chairman of the Public Sector ...

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David Spangler Kaufman MP (1813 - 1851)

US Congressman, Texas Patriot. An important political figure of the Republic and early statehood of Texas. He was the first person to represent that state in the US Congress. Kaufman was born in Boil...

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Bob Kahn MP

Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the f...

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David Adler MP (1882 - 1949)

David Adler (January 3, 1882 – September 27, 1949) was an American architect who largely practiced around Chicago, Illinois. He was prolific in his works, designing over 200 buildings in his c...

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John Frederick Stossel MP

John F. Stossel (born March 6, 1947) is an American consumer reporter, investigative journalist, author and libertarian columnist. In October 2009, Stossel left his long-time employment at ABC News t...

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Ring Lardner, Jr. MP (1915 - 2000)

Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner, Jr. (August 19, 1915 – October 31, 2000) was an American journalist and screenwriter blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios during the Red Scare of the late 1...

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Harlan Cleveland (1918 - 2008)

Harlan Cleveland (January 19, 1918 – May 30, 2008) was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S...

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Edmund Jennings Lee, Jr. (1797 - 1877)

Lee, Edmund Jenings, born at Alexandria, then in the District of Columbia, May 3, 1797, eldest son of Edmund Jenings Lee and Sarah Lee, his wife. He received his early education at Rev. Mr. Maffet ...

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Chih-Han Sah (1934 - 1997)

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John Forbes Nash, Jr., Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1994 MP

NJ, USA

Economics Nobel Laureate 1994 Bio John Forbes Nash, Jr . Wikipedia John Forbes Nash, Jr. (born June 13, 1928) is a brilliant American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geomet...

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Nicholas Biddle, (Brigadier General) (1893 - 1977)

NICHOLAS BIDDLE of Noble, Pennsylvania; b. 30th July, 1893, in Brookline, Massachusetts; m. nth February, 1915, at 1712 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sarah Leppincott, b. 14th July, 1894, ...

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Francis James Grimké (1852 - 1937)

Francis James Grimké (November 4, 1852 – October 11, 1937) was an American Presbyterian minister in Washington, DC who was prominent in working for equal rights for African Americans. H...

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Samuel M. Inman (1843 - 1915)

Samuel Martin Inman (February 19, 1843 – January 12, 1915) was a prominent cotton merchant and businessman in Atlanta, Georgia who is best known for the neighborhood in Atlanta that bears his ...

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Alan Mathison Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Two Alan Turing Movies Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading th...

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James Sylvester Goodwin (1913 - 2002)

Mr. Goodwin raised seven children in a Christian family and maintained a regular job while in the Army reserves. He taught his children to love their country and take personal responsibily for their li...

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Clinton Rossiter (1917 - 1970)

Clinton Rossiter (1917–1970) was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University from 1947 until his suicide in 1970. He wrote The American Presidency along with 20 other ...

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Frederick Graham Matheson (1905 - d.)

graduated from Princeton University with a degree of A.B. He is on the faculty of Girard College, Philadelphia, and was formerly at Allahbad, India.

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Allan Aloysius Ryan, Jr. (1903 - 1981)

Princeton Class of 1924 . Allan Aloysius Ryan (July 4, 1903 – October 13, 1981) was an American financier and politician from New York.

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<private> Robinson

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Lieutenant Colonel John Upshur Dennis Page (1904 - 1950)

John Page never realized his dream of a West Point education due to poor eyesight, so he attended Princeton University, graduating in 1926 with a degree in engineering and an ROTC commission. During WW...

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Brig. Gen. James J. Archer (CSA) (1817 - 1864)

James Jay Archer (December 19, 1817 – October 24, 1864) was a lawyer and an officer in the United States Army during the Mexican-American War, and he later served as a general in the Confedera...

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Brig. General Richard Coulter, Jr. MP (1870 - 1955)

Richard Coulter, Jr. (October 3, 1870 – September 26, 1955) was a World War I general, a businessman, a professional football player and a banker. Early life and career Richard Coulter, Jr...

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Sam Cohn (1929 - 2009)

From RIP Sam Cohn For decades, the so-called “Mayor of New York” held court lunchtime at his right front table in the old Russian Tea Room, just a stroll west on Fifty-Seventh Street ...

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Rev. John Knox Witherspoon, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1723 - 1794)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY. DAR Ancestor # A127172 John Knox Witherspoon (February 15, 1723 – November 15, 1794) was a signatory of the United States Declaration of In...

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Dr. K. C. Wu (1903 - 1984)

Wu Kuo-chen, known as K. C. Wu, government official who served as mayor of Hankow (1932-38), mayor of Chung-king (1939-41), political vice minister of foreign affairs (1943-45), mayor of Shanghai (1946...

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Lapsley Greene Walker (1854 - 1939)

Lapsley Greene Walker was a Chattanooga newspaperman who opposed the Ku Klux Klan and supported the repeal of Prohibition. He was editor of the Chattanooga Times, a position he held for 36 years.

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James W. Clark, US Congress (1779 - 1843)

James West Clark (October 15, 1779 – December 20, 1843) was a United States Representative from North Carolina. Born in Bertie County to Hannah and Christopher Clark, a successful sea captain ...

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Donald Howard Menzel (1901 - 1976)

Donald Howard Menzel (April 11, 1901 – December 14, 1976) was one of the first theoretical astronomers and astrophysicists in the US. He discovered the physical properties of the solar chromos...

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<private> Brinkley

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Hamilton Cottier (1900 - 1979)

Hamilton Cottier was born Hamilton Kelso in Baltimore, Maryland in 1900 to John Russell Kelso IV and Blanche Busey Kelso. His parents divorced when he was around two years of age at which point Hamil...

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<private> Alvarez

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Arthur Francis Buddington (1890 - 1980)

Arthur Francis "Bud" Buddington (November 29, 1890 – December 25, 1980) was an American geologist. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he grew up there and in West Mystic, Connecticut. He was educat...

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William Berryman Scott (1858 - 1947)

William Berryman Scott (February 12, 1858 – March 29, 1947) was an American vertebrate paleontologist, authority on mammals, and principal author of the White River Oligocene monographs. He wa...

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Fred Thomson (1890 - 1928)

Frederick Clifton Thomson (February 26, 1890 – December 25, 1928) was an American silent film cowboy who rivaled Tom Mix in popularity before dying at age 38 of tetanus. Filmography

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