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Edward John Phelps (1822 - 1900)

Edward John Phelps (July 11, 1822 - March 9, 1900) was a lawyer and diplomat from Vermont. Born in Middlebury, he graduated from Middlebury College in 1840, studied law at Yale University, and began ...

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Margaret Wilson MP (1886 - 1944)

Margaret Woodrow Wilson (16 April 1886, Gainesville, Georgia – 12 February 1944, Pondicherry, India) was the daughter of President Woodrow Wilson and Ellen Louise Axson. Wilson had two sisters...

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Jessie Woodrow Sayre MP (1887 - 1933)

Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre (August 28, 1887 – January 15, 1933) was a daughter of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and a political activist. “She worked vigorously for women's suffrage, s...

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The Very Rev. Francis B. Sayre Jr. (1915 - 2008)

. The Very Rev. Francis B. Sayre Jr. (January 17, 1915 — October 3, 2008) was Dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. for 27 years. He was the fourth grandchild of President Woodrow...

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Mabel Thorp Boardman (1860 - 1946)

Mabel Thorp Boardman (October 12, 1860 – March 17, 1946) was an American philanthropist involved with the American Red Cross. She led the Red Cross in the United States following its receiving...

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Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard MP (1839 - 1898)

Held DAR membership # 243 ) Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Her influence w...

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Joseph C. G. Kennedy (1813 - 1887)

Joseph Camp Griffith Kennedy (April 1, 1813 – July 13, 1887) of Pennsylvania, was a 19th century Whig politician, lawyer and journalist who supervised the United States Census for 1850 and 186...

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Elisha Cullen Dick, M.D. (attending physician at George Washington's death) (1762 - 1825)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Possible alternate birth year - 1750? - Find A Grave Memorial # 15014649. Elisha Cullen Dick, M.D. (15 March 1762 in Chester County, Pennsylvania ...

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Helena Rubinstein MP (1870 - 1965)

Helena Rubinstein Born in Krakow (now in Poland), on December 25, 1870, the oldest of eight children of Augusta (Gitel Szeindel nee SILBERFELD ) and Naftali Herz (Horace) Rubinstein. She briefly st...

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Joseph Hodges Choate, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1832 - 1917)

Joseph Hodges Choate (January 24, 1832 - May 14, 1917) was an American lawyer and diplomat. Life and career Choate was born in Salem, Massachusetts on January 24, 1832. He was the son of phys...

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George Mason, IV MP (1725 - 1792)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A074817 George Mason IV (December 11, 1725 – October 7, 1792) was a United States patriot, statesman, and delegate from Virgin...

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Lt. Col. George Mason MP (1690 - 1735)

Mason Statesman See Wikipedia for many details and lists of descendents Origins MASON, George, colonist, born in England: died in Stratford county, Virginia. in 1686. He was the first of the ...

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Hardy Bryan Croom MP (1797 - 1837)

Hardy Croom established one of Tallahassee's premier cotton plantations called Goodwood Plantation. The Croom family of Lenoir County, North Carolina began purchasing land in North Florida in the 182...

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Kate Chase (1840 - 1899)

Katherine Jane ("Kate") Chase Sprague (August 13, 1840 – July 31, 1899) was the daughter of Ohio politician Salmon P. Chase, Treasury Secretary during President Abraham Lincoln's first adminis...

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Owen D. Young MP (1874 - 1962)

Owen D. Young (October 27, 1874 - July 11, 1962) was an American industrialist, businessman, lawyer and diplomat at the Second Reparations Conference (SRC) in 1929, as a member of the German Reparati...

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James Keir Hardie (1856 - 1915)

Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil from 1900; Executive Chairman, Labour Party, House of Commons. Wikipedia contributors. " Keir Hardie ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Dame Isobel Baillie, DBE (1895 - 1983)

Dame Isobel Baillie, DBE (9 March 1895 – 24 September 1983) was a Scottish soprano, popular in opera, oratorio and lieder. She was regarded as one of the 20th century's great oratorio singers....

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Dame Maggie Teyte, DBE MP (1888 - 1976)

Dame Maggie Teyte , DBE (17 April 1888 – 26 May 1976) was an English operatic soprano and interpreter of French art song. Margaret Tate was born in Wolverhampton, England, one of ten children ...

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J.B. Priestley, OM (1894 - 1984)

John Boynton Priestley, OM (13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), known as J. B. Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright and broadcaster. He published 26 novels, notably The Good Compani...

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Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1951 (1897 - 1968)

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft OM KCB CBE FRS (27 May 1897 – 18 September 1967 ) was a British physicist. He shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walto...

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Hardinge Giffard, 1st Earl of Halsbury (1823 - 1921)

Hardinge Stanley Giffard, 1st Earl of Halsbury PC, QC (3 September 1823-11 December 1921) was a leading barrister, politician and government minister. He served thrice as Lord Chancellor of Great Bri...

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Colonel William P. Rend (USA) (1840 - 1915)

Colonel William P. Rend Born Feb. 10, 1840, County Leitrim, Ireland, Died Nov. 30, 1915 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Millionaire President of Fuel Company dies at the Age of 75. William P....

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Rt Hon Brian Faulkner, Baron Faulkner of Downpatrick, PC (1921 - 1977)

Arthur Brian Deane Faulkner, Baron Faulkner of Downpatrick PC (18 February 1921 – 3 March 1977) was the sixth and last Prime Minister of Northern Ireland from March 1971 until his resignation ...

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Nicolas Clerihew Bentley (1907 - 1978)

Nicolas Clerihew Bentley (14 June 1907 – 14 August 1978) was a British author and illustrator, best known for his humorous cartoon drawings in books and magazines in the 1930s and 1940s. (The ...

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Sir Patrick Gardiner Hastings KC (1880 - 1952)

Sir Patrick Gardiner Hastings KC (17 March 1880 – 26 February 1952) was a British barrister and politician noted for his long and highly successful career as a barrister and his short stint as...

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<private> Addinsell (1904 - 1977)

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Sir Bronson Albery (1881 - 1971)

SIR BRONSON ALBERY An outstanding theatre manager Sir Bronson James Albery, who was for many years either a managing director or chairman of the company controlling the Criterion, Wyndham's and the N...

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Sir Jimmy Savile MP (1926 - 2011)

Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, OBE, KCSG From Wikipedia: (31 October 1926 – 29 October 2011) was an English disc jockey, television presenter and media personality, best known for his BB...

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Professor John Cawte Beaglehole, OM (1901 - 1971)

John Cawte Beaglehole, OM, CMG (13 June 1901 – 10 October 1971) was a New Zealand historian whose greatest scholastic achievement was the editing of James Cook’s three journals of explo...

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Sir Stanley Baker (1928 - 1976)

Sir Stanley Baker, the Welsh actor and producer, who was knighted only weeks ago in Sir Harold Wilson's resignation honours, died in Spain on June 28 at the age of 48. The son of a mining fam...

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[St George] Guy Reginald Bolton (1884 - 1979)

Guy Reginald Bolton (23 November 1884 – 4 September 1979) was a British-American playwright and writer of musical comedies. Born in England and educated in France and the U.S., he trained as a...

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Hector Bolitho (1897 - 1974)

(Henry) Hector Bolitho (28 May 1897 – 12 September 1974) was a prolific author, novelist and biographer. In total, he had 59 books published. Biography Bolitho was born and educated in...

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Edmund Charles Blunden MP (1896 - 1974)

Edmund Charles Blunden, MC (1 November 1896 – 20 January 1974) was an English poet, author and critic. Like his friend Siegfried Sassoon, he wrote of his experiences in World War I in both ver...

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Sir Maurice Bowra, CH (1898 - 1971)

Cecil Maurice Bowra ( /ˈbaʊrə/; 8 April 1898 – 4 July 1971) was an English classical scholar and academic, known for his wit. He was Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, from...

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Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1948 MP (1897 - 1974)

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett OM CH FRS (18 November 1897 – 13 July 1974) was an English experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagn...

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Sir Arthur Bliss, CH, KCVO MP (1891 - 1975)

Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss , CH, KCVO (2 August 1891 – 27 March 1975) was an English composer and conductor. Bliss's musical training was cut short by the First World War, in which he se...

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Dame Alida Luisa Brittain, DBE (1883 - 1943)

Harpist. Dame Commander of Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, and Member of the Celtic Congress in 1933, and a Bard of the Gorsedd of Cornwall.

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Margaret Bourke-White MP (1904 - 1971)

Margaret Bourke-White ( /ˌbɜrkˈhwaɪt/; June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first fo...

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Sir Harry Brittain, KBE, CMG (1873 - 1974)

Sir Henry Ernest Brittain, KBE (24 December 1873 — 9 July 1974) was a British journalist and Conservative politician. Harry Brittain, as he was known, was born at Ranmoor, Sheffield, and w...

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Thomas Edward Neil Driberg, Baron Bradwell (1905 - 1976)

Thomas Edward Neil Driberg, Baron Bradwell (22 May 1905 – 12 August 1976), generally known as Tom Driberg, was a British journalist, politician and High Anglican churchman who served as a Memb...

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Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM MP (1913 - 1976)

Wikipedia Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist; and one of the central figures of twentieth-centur...

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Владимир Ленин / Vladimir Lenin MP (1870 - 1924)

Владимир Ильич Ульянов / Влад�...

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1st Baronet, OM MP (1836 - 1912)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA ( /ˈælmə ˈtædɪmə/;[1] 8 January 1836 – 25 June 1912) was a Dutch painter. Born in Dronrijp, the Netherland...

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Eben Alexander (1851 - 1910)

Eben Alexander (March 9, 1851, Knoxville - March 11, 1910) was an American scholar, educator, dean and ambassador. Alexander attended the University of Tennessee (then known as East Tennessee Uni...

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Eugene Schuyler (1840 - 1890)

Eugene Schuyler (Ithaca, New York, February 26, 1840 – Venice, Italy, July 16, 1890) was a nineteenth-century American scholar, writer, explorer and diplomat. Schuyler was of the first three A...

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David Rittenhouse, Astronomer (1732 - 1796)

DAR #A096491 David Rittenhouse (April 8, 1732 – June 26, 1796) was a renowned American astronomer, inventor, clockmaker, mathematician, surveyor, scientific instrument craftsman and public o...

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John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - 2006)

John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith (properly /ɡælˈbreɪθ/ gal-brayth, but commonly /ˈɡælbreɪθ/ gal-brayth; October 15, 1908 – Apr...

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Briton Hadden (co-founder of Time magazine) (1898 - 1929)

Briton Hadden (February 18, 1898 – February 27, 1929) was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce. He was Time's first editor and the inventor of its revolutionary...

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Annie Montague Alexander (1867 - 1950)

Founded two museums. Annie Montague Alexander (1867–1950) was an American philanthropist and paleontological collector. She established the University of California Museum of Paleontolog...

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Dame Edith Sitwell, DBE (b. - 1964)

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (7 September 1887 – 9 December 1964) was a British poet and critic. Background Edith Sitwell was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, the oldest child and on...

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Agnes Baldwin Alexander (1875 - 1971)

Agnes Baldwin Alexander (1875–1971) was an American author and leader of the Bahá'í Faith. Life Agnes Baldwin Alexander was born July 21, 1875 in Honolulu when it was the Kin...

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Helen Magill White (1853 - 1944)

Helen Magill White (b. November 28, 1853, Providence, Rhode Island — d. October 28, 1944, Kittery Point, Maine) was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in the United States. Raised in a Quaker f...

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Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator MP

Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is the junior U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as United States Attorney (19...

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Henry S. Graves, 2nd Chief of the U.S. Forest Service (1871 - 1951)

Henry ("Harry") Solon Graves (May 3, 1871 – March 7, 1951) was a forest administrator in the United States. He founded the Yale School of Forestry (now the Yale School of Forestry and Environm...

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Sophia Gallaudet (1798 - 1877)

Sophia Fowler Gallaudet (March 20, 1798– May 13, 1877), was the wife of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet. As the founding matron of the school that became Gallaudet University, she played an important...

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Reverend Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL.D (1787 - 1851)

Reverend Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL.D., (December 10, 1787 – September 10, 1851) was a renowned American pioneer in the education of the Deaf. Along with Laurent Clerc and Mason Cogswell, he...

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Edward Miner Gallaudet (1837 - 1917)

Edward Miner Gallaudet (February 5, 1837– September 26, 1917), son of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Sophia Fowler Gallaudet, was a famous early educator of the deaf in Washington, DC. As a yout...

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Stuart Symington, U.S. Senator, 1st Secretary of the Air Force MP (1901 - 1988)

William Stuart Symington (pronounced /ˈsaɪmɪŋtən/; June 26, 1901 – December 14, 1988) was a businessman and political figure from Missouri. He served as the ...

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Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856 - 1943)

Lowell graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1873 and went on to attend Harvard College. He graduated in 1877 with highest honors in mathematics, and from Harvard Law School in 1880. He practice...

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Robert Alphonso Taft, U.S. Senator MP (1889 - 1953)

Senator Robert A. Taft Funeral Without Formal Classification 31 July-4 August 1953 Robert A. Taft, son of former President William Howard Taft and renowned Republican senator from Ohio, died of c...

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Lyman S. Spitzer, Jr. (1914 - 1997)

Lyman Strong Spitzer, Jr. (June 26, 1914 – March 31, 1997) was an American theoretical physicist and astronomer best known for his research in star formation, plasma physics, and in 1946, for co...

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John Chafee, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy (1922 - 1999)

John Lester Hubbard Chafee ( /ˈtʃeɪfiː/ chay-fee; October 22, 1922 – October 24, 1999) was an American politician. He served as an officer in the United States Mari...

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Peter Sellers MP (1925 - 1980)

Official Peter Sellers Site Peter Sellers - Comic Genius Peter Seller Appreciation Society Peter Sellers - Wikipedia Bio (PETER SELLERS) Richard Henry Sellers, OBE (8 September 1925 – ...

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Dorothy Day ("Servant of God") MP (1897 - 1980)

Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of Distributism. She was ...

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Fred Thompson, U.S. Senator MP

Fred Dalton Thompson (born Freddie Dalton Thompson; August 19, 1942), is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. He served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Tenn...

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Reverend Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

Theodore Parker (Lexington, Massachusetts, August 24, 1810 – Florence, Italy, May 10, 1860) was an American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church. A reformer and abo...

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Neil Diamond MP

Website Neil Diamond Discography Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) i s the third most successful Adult Contemporary vocal artist ever , ranking behind only Barbra Streisand and Elton Jo...

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Jimmy Lee Swaggart MP

Jimmy Lee Swaggart (born March 15, 1935) is a Pentecostal American pastor, teacher, musician, television host, and televangelist. He has preached to crowds around the world through his weekly telecas...

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Sir Hugh Carleton Greene KCMG, OBE MP (1910 - 1987)

Sir Hugh Carleton Greene KCMG, OBE (15 November 1910 – 19 February 1987) was a British journalist and television executive. He was the Director-General of the BBC from 1960―1969, and is...

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Rupert Blue, 4th Surgeon General of the United States (1868 - 1948)

Rupert Blue (30 May 1868 – 12 April 1948) was an American physician and soldier. He served as the fourth Surgeon General of the United States from 1912 to 1920. Following the 1906 San Fran...

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Carrie Amelia Nation MP (1846 - 1911)

Carrie Amelia (Moore) Nation November 25, 1846- June 9, 1911. Born in Garrard, Kentucky, USA; died in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Parents: George Moore c.1845-1883 and Mary James Campbell 1825-1893 H...

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Rex E. Lee, U.S. Solicitor General MP (1935 - 1996)

Rex E. Lee (February 27, 1935—March 11, 1996) from St. Johns, Arizona was a respected Constitutional lawyer, a law clerk for former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron White, and the United States ...

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Mark Udall, U.S. Senator MP

Mark Emery Udall (born July 18, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Colorado and a member of the Democratic Party. From 1999 to 2009, Udall served in the United States House of Representat...

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Morris "Mo" Udall (1922 - 1998)

Morris King "Mo" Udall (June 15, 1922 – December 12, 1998) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Arizona from May 2, 1961 to May 4, 1991. A former professional ba...

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Mitt Romney, 70th Governor of Massachusetts MP

W. Mitt Romney is the former Governor of Massachusetts. His influential father was thrice elected Governor of Michigan. The Romneys are Mormon, and he went on to Brigham Young University before matricu...

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Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

A superstar of radio, film and television during the 1940s and 1950s, Bob Hope was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel. ...

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Millicent Veronica Willson MP (1882 - 1974)

Millicent Hearst (née Willson) was the wife of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst. Willson was a vaudeville performer in New York City whom Hearst admired, and they married in 1903. The coup...

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François-Xavier-Joseph Droz MP (1773 - 1850)

François-Xavier-Joseph Droz was a French writer on ethics, political science and political economy. Joseph Droz had had only one ambition: to build a universal system of moral philosophy, appl...

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Luther Martin (1748 - 1826)

Luther Martin (February 9, 1748 – July 8, 1826) was a politician and one of United States' Founding Fathers, who refused to sign the Constitution because he felt it violated states' rights. He...

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William Dwight Whitney (1827 - 1894)

William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894) was an American linguist, philologist, and lexicographer who edited The Century Dictionary. Born in Northampton, Massachusetts, February 9, 1827. He entered William...

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Josiah "Mount Whitney" Whitney (1819 - 1896)

Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819–1896) was an American geologist, professor of geology at Harvard University (from 1865), and chief of the California Geological Survey (1860–1874). Mount Whi...

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John Brooks Leavitt (1849 - 1930)

John Brooks Leavitt (1849–1930) was a New York City attorney, author and reformer. As member of the "Good Government" movement, Leavitt crusaded against Tammany Hall municipal corruption, dema...

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Rev. Dr. John McDowell Leavitt (1824 - 1909)

Rev. Dr. John McDowell Leavitt, D.D., LL.D. (1824–1909) was an early Ohio lawyer, Episcopal clergyman, poet, novelist, editor and professor. Leavitt served as the second President of Lehigh Un...

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Richard Morris Hunt (1827 - 1895)

Richard Morris Hunt (October 31, 1827 – July 31, 1895) was an American architect of the nineteenth century and a preeminent figure in the history of American architecture. Hunt was, according ...

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Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801 - 1889)

Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801–1889) was an American academic, author and president of Yale College from 1846 through 1871.

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Samuel Williston (1861 - 1963)

Samuel Williston (September 24, 1861 – February 18, 1963) was an American lawyer and law professor. Early in Williston's career, from 1888 to 1889 he worked as the private secretary to U.S. ...

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Professor William S. Clark, Colonel (USA) (1826 - 1886)

William Smith Clark 1826-1886 Birth: July 31, 1826 in Massachusetts, United States Death: March 9, 1886 Occupation: College President, Scientist, Soldier Source: Dictionary of American Biog...

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Amos Richards Eno Pinchot MP (1873 - 1944)

Amos Richards Eno Pinchot (December 6, 1873 – February 18, 1944) was an American reformist. He never held public office but managed to exert considerable influence in reformist circles and did...

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Gifford Pinchot, Governor, 1st Chief of the U.S. Forest Service MP (1865 - 1946)

Gifford Pinchot (August 11, 1865 – October 4, 1946) was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service (1905–1910) and the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania (1923–1927, 1931...

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Harry Kendall Thaw MP (1871 - 1947)

Harry Kendall Thaw (February 12, 1871 - February 22, 1947) was the son of coal and railroad baron William Thaw. He is best known for murdering the architect Stanford White at Madison Square Garden in...

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Anthony Blunt (KGB spy) MP (1907 - 1983)

Anthony Frederick Blunt (26 September 1907 – 26 March 1983), was a British art historian exposed as a Soviet spy. Blunt was Professor of the History of Art at the University of London, direc...

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St John Philby (1885 - 1960)

Harry St John Bridger Philby CIE (born 3 April 1885, Badulla, British Ceylon - 30 September 1960, Beirut, Lebanon), also known as Jack Philby or Sheikh Abdullah (الشي...

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