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Jan Berry MP (1941 - 2004)

Obituary from RollingStone.com : Jan Berry, the creative force behind legendary surf rock duo Jan and Dean, died Friday after suffering a seizure at his Los Angeles home; he was sixty-two. The singer...

1/25/2011 2/9/2016

John Harrison MP (1693 - 1776)

John Harrison (24 March 1693 – 24 March 1776) was a self-educated English clockmaker. He invented the marine chronometer, a long-sought device in solving the problem of establishing the East-Wes...

3/1/2007 2/1/2016

Edwin Washington Edwards was elected to his first term by an unprecedented combination of "Cajun" and black votes. His administration was marked by several accomplishments. Edwards supported a consti...

12/7/2010 1/30/2016
       

Theodore Pringle Loblaw MP (1872 - 1933)

Theodore Pringle Loblaw (July 1, 1872 – April 2, 1933) was a Canadian grocer. Loblaw founded the Loblaws chain of grocery stores, which is now a nationwide retail empire. Early Years Loblaw ...

1/28/2016 1/28/2016

Frances Ravenel Edmunds (1916 - 2010)

Born in Charleston on December 11, 1916, she was the daughter of Augustine Thomas Smythe and Harriott Ravenel Buist Smythe. She attended St. Timothy's School in Maryland and graduated from the Coll...

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

Eleanor Grace Gehrig (1904 - 1984)

Wife of Lou Gehrig. She was a spirited young woman from a well-to-do Chicago family who met the straight-laced star player for the Yankees in Comiskey Park and married him after a long-distance court...

6/15/2011 1/24/2016

Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg commonly referred to as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (German pronunciation: [ˈklaʊs ˈʃɛŋk �...

12/26/2008 1/12/2016

Fred Bear (1902 - 1988)

""Papa Bear"", ""One Arrow Bear""

Fred Bear (March 5, 1902 – April 27, 1988) was an American bow hunter, bow manufacturer, author, and television host. He was born in the town of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. Although he didn't ...

11/23/2013 1/12/2016

Dale Bumpers, Governor MP (1925 - 2016)

Dale Bumpers, a Senator from Arkansas; born in Charleston, Franklin County, Ark., August 12, 1925; attended the public schools of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; graduated, North...

4/18/2015 1/7/2016

Edward Avery McIlhenny (1872 - 1949)

"Ned"

When his brother John left to enlist in the Spanish-American War in 1898, he assumed the presidency of the company that manufactures Tabasco Sauce and served in that position for 51 years. He changed t...

8/22/2007 1/5/2016

Angelica Van Buren (1818 - 1877)

"van Buren", ""Sarah""

Born Sarah Angelica Singleton. Daughter-in-law of President Martin Van Buren. Honorary First Lady (as Van Buren's wife was deceased) Second cousin once removed of First Lady Dolley Madison. First L...

7/1/2007 12/17/2015

Clarence Leonard Jordan (1912 - 1969)

Clarence Leonard Jordan @ find a grave " Our commitment to racial equality, pacifism, and economic sharing brought bullets, bombs, and a boycott in the 1950s as the Ku Klux Klan and others attempte...

12/11/2015 12/11/2015

Emily Sibley Watson (1855 - 1945)

Emily Sibley Watson, Founder of the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York. Daughter of Hiram Sibley, founder of Western Union. She married twice, first to Isaac Seymour ("Ike") Averell. They ...

12/11/2015 12/11/2015

Seth Edward Thomas MP (1785 - 1859)

) Seth Thomas (1785 – 1859) was a famous 19th century American clock maker and a pioneer of mass production. Biography Thomas was born in Wolcott, Connecticut, in 1785. He started in the c...

6/29/2011 12/10/2015

John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899 – November 16, 1985) was an American politician from the state of Alabama. A conservative Southern Democrat, Sparkman served in the U.S. House of Repre...

3/2/2012 12/9/2015

Dusty Rhodes MP (1945 - 2015)

"The American Dream", "Dusty Rhodes", "The Midnight Rider", "Uvalde Slim"

Virgil Riley Runnels Jr. (October 12, 1945 – June 11, 2015), better known as "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, was an American professional wrestler and trainer who worked for WWE. He made oc...

10/26/2015 11/26/2015

From Wikipedia : Rachel Marie Oberlin (born October 7, 1986), best known by her stage name Bree Olson, is an American former pornographic actress and Penthouse Pet. She performed in over 280 adult fi...

11/16/2015 11/19/2015

D. A. "Al" Dawson (1927 - 2015)

He was a Meat cutter / Butcher, Author, Artist (painter), Sculptor and Regional Sales Rep. for Bear Archery Co. Inc. He was the first person in the Archery industry to produce over 1 million dollars in...

10/30/2015 10/31/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Caldwell Calhoun March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19t...

7/29/2007 10/30/2015

Thomas Scales Plowman @ find a grave ______________ Thomas Scales Plowman (June 8, 1843 - July 26, 1919) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Born in Talladega, Alabama, Plowman attended the...

9/24/2014 10/28/2015

Eugene "Gene" Charles Allen, "The Butler" MP (1919 - 2010)

"Gene", "Eugean Brown", "Eugene O. Allen"

Eugene Charles Allen @ find a grave ________________________________________ Eugene Charles Allen , the African American White House Butler whose life is the basis for the 2013 film, "The Butler", ...

11/25/2008 9/27/2015

Ivor Charles Spencer - Churchill @ find a grave

7/31/2008 9/27/2015

Gov. Alexander Spotswood MP (1676 - 1740)

"Major General Alexander Spotswood"

Find A Grave Memorial# 17413275 Genealogy Alexander Spotswood was born in the Tangier Garrison, Morocco, Africa about 1676 to Catharine Maxwell (c. 1638 - December 1709) and her second husband, Dr Ro...

8/18/2008 9/12/2015

John Scott, (father of John Scott [1824-1896]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born at Marsh Creek, near Gettysburg, Pa., December 25, 1784; moved to Alexandria, Pa., in 1806; engaged as tanner ...

8/24/2015 9/10/2015

2nd Lt.,Co.E,1st Va.Cav.Regt. ELIJAH COINER Almost 100 years ago, on Feb. 25, 1915, the Augusta County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution honoring an extraordinary individual who had served...

9/6/2015 9/7/2015

George Washington Earp (1864 - 1960)

George Washington Earp (1864-1960) - The first cousin to Wyatt Earp, George was born in Montgomery County, Missouri on December 13, 1864. At the age of 18, having a burning ambition to be a cowboy, h...

6/28/2007 9/2/2015

James White (1749 - 1809)

) James White (June 16, 1749 – October, 1809) was an American physician, lawyer, and politician. He was an early settler at Nashville, Tennessee and in Louisiana. He was a delegate for North C...

11/18/2010 8/31/2015

John Hartwell Cocke was born in Surry County, Virginia in 1780. He attended the College of William and Mary from 1794-1799. After serving in the War of 1812, he returned to his home, Bremo, a plant...

1/7/2010 8/22/2015

. Arthur Everett "Chick" Austin, Jr. (December 18, 1900 – March 29, 1957) was the innovative and pacesetting director of the Wadsworth Atheneum from 1927 through 1944. Austin's visionary gift ...

8/19/2015 8/19/2015

Luther Ely Smith (June 11, 1873 – April 2, 1951) was a St. Louis, Missouri lawyer and civic booster. He has been described by the National Park Service as the "father of the Jefferson National...

8/18/2015 8/18/2015

One of the most paradoxical figures in rock-and-roll history, Paul Simon exemplified many of the principles against which the music initially reacted. From his first big hit, “The Sounds of Sile...

10/22/2007 8/15/2015

Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings, CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian American journalist and news anchor. He was the sole anchor of ABC's World News Tonight from 1983 unt...

10/15/2012 8/13/2015

Charles Spurgeon Johnson (1893 - 1956)

Wikipedia Charles Spurgeon Johnson (July 24, 1893 – October 27, 1956) was an American sociologist and college administrator, the first black president of historically black Fisk University, an...

8/9/2015 8/12/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb; April 14, 1932) is an American country music singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky to a ...

11/9/2009 8/2/2015

William Coward, MP (1666 - 1716)

Family and Education bap. 16 Apr. 1666, 1st s. of William Coward I*, by 1st w. educ. Merchant Taylors’ 1676–81; Magdalen, Oxf. 1682; L. Inn 1682. unm. suc. fa. 1705.1 Offices Held Bio...

8/6/2014 8/2/2015

Ralph F. Keeling (deceased)

Ralph F. Keeling is a professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He is the Principal Investigator for the Atmospheric Oxygen Research Group at Scripps and is the director of the Scripps CO2 Pr...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

) Edward J. Gay (February 3, 1816 – May 30, 1889) was a financier and member of United States Congress. He was born at Liberty, Bedford County, Virginia, in the United States. Gay is grandfath...

1/30/2012 7/27/2015
       

Miss Peggy Lee MP (1920 - 2002)

"Peggy Lee"

Peggy Lee (1920 – 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to sing...

3/31/2011 7/24/2015

Walter Robinson Stauffer (1854 - 1932)

Link Link Walter is referenced on page 19 of the 1903 "Jambalaya" Link References to the Walter R. Stauffer Papers and Member: Board of Administrators, Tulane University, New Orleans, La.

1/29/2009 7/24/2015

William Wollaston MP (1659 - 1724)

William Wollaston (/ˈwʊləstən/; 26 March 1659 – 29 October 1724) was school teacher, a Church of England priest, a scholar of Latin, Greek and Hebrew, a theologian, a...

6/30/2015 7/18/2015

Philip Arthur Larkin MP (1922 - 1985)

"Philip Larkin"

Philip Arthur Larkin , CH, CBE, FRSL (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist, and librarian. His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by ...

7/12/2015 7/14/2015

Omar Sharif MP (1932 - 2015)

"Michel Demitri Chalhoub", "Omar Sharif"

Omar Sharif (Egyptian Arabic: عمر الشريـف, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʕomɑɾˤ e...

9/3/2007 7/11/2015

Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black (born August 28, 1969)[1] is an American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy fi...

8/28/2014 7/9/2015

Alberto R. Gonzales (born August 4, 1955) was the 80th United States Attorney General, appointed in February 2005 by President George W. Bush, becoming the highest-ranking Hispanic-American in Executiv...

7/8/2015 7/9/2015

Perry L. Jennings (USA) (1844 - 1913)

Glasco Sun, July 25, 1913, page 1:P.L. Jennings passed away at his home in this city Thursday evening of last week. His health began to fail last fall and the decline was rapid. Along towards the last ...

7/8/2015 7/8/2015

Allen Wardner (1786 - 1877)

Allen Wardner (December 13, 1786 – August 29, 1877) was a Vermont banker, businessman and politician who served as State Treasurer. He was also the father-in-law of Attorney General, Secretary o...

7/5/2015 7/5/2015

Samuel Bassett, Gent. MP (1693 - 1770)

Inventory of estate He was one of the wealthiest men on the island, and his estate was valued at £1, 265 7s. 10d. He was styled "gentleman" and held many public offices including deputy sherif...

7/3/2008 6/29/2015

Heitor Villa-Lobos MP (1887 - 1959)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has b...

8/15/2008 6/27/2015

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova MP (1725 - 1798)

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Wikipedia Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2, 1725 – June 4, 1798) Although best known for his prowess in seduction for more than two hundred years sinc...

11/20/2011 6/24/2015

Thomas Fitzgerald, a Senator from Michigan; born in Germantown, Herkimer County, N.Y., April 10, 1796; pursued an academic course; served and was severely wounded in the War of 1812 in the Fifth Regime...

6/24/2015 6/24/2015

Urie was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but became inactive after he graduated. He grew up listening to many Christian Hardcore bands in the area and also learned CPR while l...

1/27/2008 6/23/2015

Charles W. Dickey (1871 - 1942)

"C.W. Dickey"

CHARLES WILLIAM DICKEY BESTOWED UPON HAWAII A REMARKABLY RICH ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE. As the long list of his designs would attest, he is noteworthy by any criteria: variety, quantity, quality. His leg...

9/14/2011 6/17/2015

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...

7/16/2008 6/13/2015

Olof Palme MP (1927 - 1986)

Statsminister 1969-1976, 1982-1986, s. 30.1. 1927, k. 28.2. 1986 Stocholm. P. föddes i en högborgerlig och konservativ miljö i Stockholm; fadern dog när P. endast var ...

6/3/2007 6/13/2015

Arthur Chase (1835 - 1888)

Arthur Chase (October 21, 1835 – November 30, 1888) was the co-founder of Theta Chi Fraternity. He was born in Bellows Falls, Vermont and entered Norwich University in 1852 where he roomed w...

6/12/2015 6/12/2015

Caroline Lee Bouvier MP

"Canfield", "Radziwill", "Ross"

Caroline Lee Bouvier Canfield Radziwill Ross (née Bouvier, born March 3, 1933 in Southampton, New York), best known as Lee Radziwill, is an American socialite, public relations executive, and ...

11/2/2007 6/7/2015

Meredith Willson "The Music Man" MP (1902 - 1984)

"The Music Man"

Find a Grave Wikipedia Meredith Willson Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer, songwriter, conductor and playwright, best known for writing the book...

3/12/2010 6/4/2015

Morris Albert Adelman MP (1917 - 2014)

Photo Morris A. Adelman in 1974. Credit Associated Press Advertisement Continue reading the main storyContinue reading the main storyShare This Page Email Share Tweet Save More Continue reading t...

8/27/2009 6/2/2015

Joseph Alexander Henry MP (1797 - 1878)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Joseph Henry (December 17, 1797 – May 13, 1878) was an American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as well as a fo...

12/30/2013 5/30/2015

Alfred Mosher Butts (1899 - 1993)

Alfred Mosher Butts (April 13, 1899 – April 4, 1993) was an American architect, famous for inventing the board game Scrabble in 1938. Scrabble

5/9/2015 5/21/2015

John Jay Iselin (1933 - 2008)

John Jay Iselin (December 8, 1933 in Greenville, South Carolina - May 6, 2008 New York City), great-great-great-great-grandson of John Jay, was president of the Marconi fellowship foundation at Colum...

9/9/2014 5/20/2015

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...

3/6/2007 5/20/2015

Sam Houston lived twice among the Cherokees, who first nicknamed him "The Raven,' then, during a low point in his life, "Big Drunk." HE HAD A CHEROKEE WIFE! And she is buried at Fort Gibson National Ce...

8/24/2007 5/18/2015

Charlie Dean (b. - 1974)

"Charlie Dean"

Charles "Charlie" Dean (died 1974) was the brother of Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean; Democracy for America Chairman Jim Dean; and political activist Bill Dean. In 1974, Charlie, ...

5/18/2015 5/18/2015

Nicholas Brown (c.1933 - d.)

When Nicholas Brown was appointed in 1983 to take the helm of the National Aquarium in Baltimore, more than a few aquarium industry veterans were puzzled by the selection. A scion of the wealthy Brow...

5/18/2015 5/18/2015

J. Carter Brown (1934 - 2002)

John Carter Brown III (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2002), director of the U.S. National Gallery of Art from 1969 to 1992 and a leading figure in American intellectual life. Under Brown's direct...

12/14/2012 5/18/2015

John Hoff (1776 - 1818)

Clockmaker and maker of Surveying Compasses. In 1803 he advertised that he also "stocked an assortment of ironmongery, cutlery, and saddlery." He was commissioned Justice of the Peace for Lancaster Cou...

5/16/2015 5/16/2015

Laughlin Phillips (1924 - 2010)

"Loc Phillips"

Laughlin Phillips (October 20, 1924 – January 24, 2010), also known as Loc Phillips, was an American museum director from Washington, D.C. The son of wealthy art collectors, he managed The Phi...

5/16/2015 5/16/2015

Duncan Phillips (1886 - 1966)

) Duncan Phillips (1886–1966) was a Washington, DC, based art collector and critic who played a seminal role in introducing America to modern art. The grandson of James H. Laughlin, a banker a...

5/16/2015 5/16/2015

Timothy Perry Shriver MP

Chevy Chase, Montgomery, Maryland, United States

Chevy Chase, Montgomery, Maryland, United States

Timothy Perry Shriver (born August 29, 1959) is Chairman and CEO of Special Olympics. Early life and education Timothy Shriver was born to Sargent Shriver, a former United States Ambassador t...

6/11/2007 5/15/2015

Albert Cole Hopkins (1837 - 1911)

US Congressman. He was elected as a Republican to represent Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1891 to 1895.

4/2/2012 5/14/2015

Charles Deering (1852 - 1927)

CHARLES DEERING [Deering Estate at Cutler: The Deering Family] Charles Deering (1852–1927) was an American businessman, art collector, and philanthropist. He was an executive of the agricult...

1/25/2015 5/14/2015

Caleb Lyon (December 7, 1822 Greig, New York – September 8, 1875 Staten Island, New York) was Governor of Idaho Territory from 1864 to 1865 during the last half of the American Civil War. ...

7/12/2012 5/13/2015

Finola McDonnell, Queen of Tyrconnell MP (c.1570 - 1608)

"Ineen Duv", "Iníon Dubh"

Iníon Dubh (said, Nee-an doo) is one of the most remembered and beloved heroines in Irish history. Iníon Dubh was her pet name which means 'black haired daughter.' She was Fionnuala N�...

5/1/2012 5/11/2015

Mary Elizabeth Wood (1861 - 1931)

Mary Elizabeth Wood (August 22, 1861 – May 1, 1931) was an American librarian and missionary, best known for her work in promoting Western librarianship practices and programs in China. She is...

5/9/2015 5/9/2015

Robert Kardashian MP (1944 - 2003)

Robert George Kardashian was an American lawyer best known as one of the lawyers for, and friend of, O. J. Simpson. He is the father of reality stars Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, and Robert Kardashian, Jr.,...

8/19/2008 5/8/2015

Rodman Wanamaker (1863 - 1928)

Princeton University Class of 1886.

7/17/2012 5/7/2015

Donald E. Graves ("Mr X") (1929 - 2008)

"Mr. X"

Donald Edward Graves (Mr. X) (April 10, 1929 – July 2, 2008) was a State Department analyst who specialized in studying the government of the USSR. As a Kremlinologist, Donald Graves tracked...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

Spencer Fullerton Baird (/ˈbɛrd/; February 3, 1823 – August 19, 1887) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and museum curator. Baird was the f...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

Frederick D. Sulcer (1926 - 2004)

"Sandy Sulcer"

Frederick Durham Sulcer (1926–2004), known as Sandy Sulcer, was an American advertising agency copywriter and executive notable for creating the 1960s Put a Tiger in Your Tank advertising them...

5/4/2015 5/5/2015

Carolyn Sue Jones MP (1930 - 1983)

From Wikipedia (English) : Carolyn Sue Jones (April 28, 1930 – August 3, 1983) was an American actress. Jones began her film career in the early 1950s, and by the end of the decade had achie...

7/12/2008 5/5/2015

Edward Thorndike (1874 - 1949)

Edward Lee "Ted" Thorndike (August 31, 1874 – August 9, 1949) was an American psychologist who spent nearly his entire career at Teachers College, Columbia University. His work on Comparative ...

5/4/2015 5/4/2015

Rose Halprin MP (1896 - 1978)

ROSELURIAHALPRIN 1896 – 1978 by Eric L. Goldstein Rose Luria Halprin was one of the foremost American Zionist leaders of the twentieth century, serving twice as the national president of Had...

11/10/2009 5/4/2015

Kenneth Bacon (1944 - 2009)

Kenneth Hogate Bacon (November 21, 1944 – August 15, 2009) was an American journalist who served as a spokesman for the Department of Defense during the Presidency of Bill Clinton, and later a...

5/3/2015 5/3/2015

Gordon Park Baker (1938 - 2002)

Gordon Park Baker (born at Englewood, New Jersey, 20 April 1938; died at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, 25 June 2002) was an American-English philosopher. His topics of interest included Ludwig Wittgenste...

5/2/2015 5/3/2015

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...

5/27/2014 5/2/2015

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...

10/6/2011 5/2/2015

William Ripley Brown (1840 - 1916)

William Ripley Brown (July 16, 1840 – March 3, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. Born in Buffalo, New York, Brown studied at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire. He w...

4/25/2015 5/1/2015

Bruce H. Billings (1915 - 1992)

Bruce Hadley Billings (July 6, 1915 – October 21, 1992) was an American physicist. He was president of the Optical Society of America in 1971. and the Polaroid Corporation's chief physicist be...

4/29/2015 4/29/2015

Paul Sweezy (1910 - 2004)

Paul Marlor Sweezy (April 10, 1910 – February 27, 2004) was a Marxian economist, political activist, publisher, and founding editor of the long-running magazine Monthly Review. He is best reme...

4/29/2015 4/29/2015

Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith MP (1904 - 1985)

"Bud"

Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith (July 19, 1904 – December 24, 1985) was the great-grandson of Abraham Lincoln. In 1975, he became the last undisputed descendant of Lincoln when his sister, "Peggy...

10/8/2007 4/29/2015

William Kissam Vanderbilt MP (1849 - 1920)

"Willie K"

William Kissam Vanderbilt I (December 12, 1849 – July 22, 1920[1]) was a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family. He managed railroads and was a horse breeder. William Kissam Vand...

3/10/2007 4/27/2015

James Deering (1859 - 1925)

James Deering (November 12, 1859 – September 21, 1925) was an industrial executive in the family Deering Harvester Company and subsequent International Harvester, a socialite, and an antiquiti...

1/25/2015 4/27/2015

Marvin Gaye MP (1939 - 1984)

Marvin Gaye was an American soul singer-songwriter-producer who, to a large extent, ushered in the era of artist-controlled popular music of the 1970s. Gaye's father was a storefront preacher; his moth...

9/21/2007 4/26/2015

Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856 - 1915)

Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 – March 21, 1915) was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Tayl...

4/26/2015 4/26/2015

Richard H. Sylvester (1860 - 1930)

Richard H. Sylvester (1860 – December 11, 1930) was the Chief of Police for Washington, District of Columbia, USA for 17 years from July in 1898 to April in 1915. He is one of the people credi...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Edmund Burke Whitman (October 18, 1812 – September 2, 1883) was a quartermaster during the American Civil War. After the war he was Superintendent of National Cemeteries where he developed the...

4/24/2015 4/24/2015

John Langdon Sibley (1804 - 1885)

John Langdon Sibley (29 December 1804 – 9 December 1885) was the librarian of Harvard University from 1856 to 1877. Sibley was the son of Dr. Jonathan Sibley and his wife, née Persi...

1/24/2010 4/24/2015