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Richard Storrs Willis (1819 - 1900)

Richard Storrs Willis (February 10, 1819 – May 10, 1900) was an American composer, notably of hymn music. One of his hymns is "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" (1850), with lyrics by Edmund Se...

8/21/2009 12/27/2015

Frank Bigelow Tarbell (1853 - 1920)

Frank Bigelow Tarbell PhD (January 1, 1853 – December 4, 1920) was a professor of Classic Studies at the University of Chicago from 1893 until 1918. He was also an associate professor of Gre...

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Wikipedia James Lane Buckley, a Senator from New York; born in New York City, March 9, 1923; received secondary education at the Millbrook School, Millbrook, N.Y.; graduated Yale University 1943 and ...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Wikipedia Christopher Taylor Buckley (born September 28, 1952) is an American political satirist and the author of novels including God Is My Broker, Thank You for Smoking, Little Green Men, The Whit...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Reid Buckley (1930 - 2014)

Wikipedia Fergus Reid Buckley (July 14, 1930 – April 14, 2014) was an American writer, speaker, and educator. Among his books is a history of his family, An American Family—The Buckleys...

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William Frank Buckley, Jr. (November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, which had a maj...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

David Gaub McCullough (pronounced /məˈkʌlə/; born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and...

12/12/2011 6/2/2015

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during ...

12/9/2008 5/27/2015

Gene Scott (1937 - 2006)

"Gene Scott"

) Eugene Lytton Scott (December 28, 1937 – March 20, 2006) was an American tennis player of the 1960s. He was the founder (1974) editor and publisher of the magazine Tennis Week. The combi...

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J. Richardson Dilworth (1916 - 1997)

"J. Richardson Dilworth"

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

5/20/2015 5/20/2015

M.C.D. Borden ("the Calico King") (1842 - 1912)

"M.C.D. Borden"

Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden (July 18, 1842 - May 27, 1912) (commonly referred to as M.C.D. Borden), was a textile leader from Fall River, Massachusetts who, in 1880 reorganized the failed American...

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Edward Rowland Sill (1841 - 1887)

Edward Rowland Sill (April 29, 1841 – February 27, 1887) was an American poet and educator. Biography Born in Windsor, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale in 1861, where he was Class Poet ...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

James W. Husted (1870 - 1925)

James William Husted (March 16, 1870 – January 2, 1925) was a politician elected to four succeeding terms as a U.S. Representative (1915–1923) from New York. He was an attorney who serv...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Richard Melancthon Hurd (1865 - 1941)

Richard Melancthon Hurd (June 14, 1865 – June 6, 1941) was a pioneer real estate economist and political activist. Hurd was born in New York City and attended St. Paul's School. He graduated...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Nelson Strobridge "Strobe" Talbott III (born April 25, 1946) is an American foreign policy analyst associated with Yale University and the Brookings Institution, a former journalist associated with T...

9/9/2012 4/18/2015

Thomas Henry Guinzburg (1926 - 2010)

Thomas Henry Guinzburg (March 30, 1926 – September 8, 2010) was an American editor and publisher who served as the first managing editor of The Paris Review following its inception in 1953 and...

4/10/2015 4/10/2015

Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (pronounced /dʒiəˈmɑːti/; born June 6, 1967) is an American actor. An acclaimed character actor, Giamatti began his career as a support...

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John Martin Vorys (1896 - 1968)

John Martin Vorys (June 16, 1896 - August 25, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Early life Born in Lancaster, Ohio, Vorys attended the public schools in Lancaster and Columbus, Ohio. Dur...

12/29/2014 12/29/2014

Thomas D. Thacher (1881 - 1950)

Thomas Day Thacher (September 10, 1881 – November 12, 1950) was a lawyer and judge in New York City.

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Thomas Thacher (1850 - 1919)

Encyclopedia of Biography of New York: A Life Record of Men and ..., Volume 4 - During his forty-five years of active practice at the bar, the economic life of the country was undergoing a great tr...

3/26/2014 11/29/2014

Thomas Anthony Thacher (1815 - 1886)

Classicist and college administrator. Thacher was identified with Yale College more closely than any of his contemporaries. "Professor of Latin in Yale College from 1842 to 1886, ruled with the autho...

1/1/2009 9/6/2014

Tex McCrary MP (1910 - 2003)

"Tex"

John Reagan McCrary (October 13, 1910–July 29, 2003), better known as Tex McCrary, was an American journalist and public relations specialist who invented the talk show genre for television ...

8/30/2014 8/30/2014

William T. S. Barry (1821 - 1868)

William Taylor Sullivan Barry (December 10, 1821 – January 29, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Barry was graduated from Yale College in 1841 ...

6/18/2014 6/18/2014

. surgeon and author whose father founded the Cleveland Clinic CRILE, GEORGE, JR. (3 Nov. 1907--9 Sept. 1992), an Honorary Member of the English Royal College of Surgeons (elected 1978), served...

5/11/2010 6/2/2014

John Andrew Peters (October 9, 1822 - April 2, 1904) was a U.S. Congressman from Maine, and the uncle of John Andrew Peters. He was also Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Born the ...

1/20/2010 5/30/2014

Alfred Cowles, III (1891 - 1984)

Alfred Cowles III (15 September 1891 – 28 December 1984) was an American economist, businessman and founder of the Cowles Commission. He graduated from Yale in 1913, where he was a member of...

5/7/2014 5/7/2014

Alfred Cowles, Jr. (1865 - 1939)

. Alfred Cowles, Jr. (5 January 1865, Chicago - 15 January 1939, Chicago) He was the son of Alfred Cowles, Sr. and Sarah Hutchinson Cowles. His father was an incorporator along with John S. Scripps o...

5/7/2014 5/7/2014

Clarence Hill Kelsey (1856 - 1930)

A.M., LL.B. Yale graduate 1878, Skull & Bones. Co-founder (in 1882) and President of Title Guarantee & Trust Co., 1892-1923, and its chairman until his death. Holder, along with William H. Taft, of a f...

11/20/2013 11/20/2013

William Graham Sumner (1840 - 1910)

William Graham Sumner (October 30, 1840 – April 12, 1910) was an American academic and "held the first professorship in sociology" at Yale College. For many years he had a reputation as one of...

11/20/2013 11/20/2013

Henry Baldwin Harrison (September 11, 1821 - October 29, 1901) was a Republican politician and the 52nd Governor of Connecticut. Biography Harrison was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduate...

5/27/2013 5/27/2013

Luzon Buritt Morris (April 16, 1827 – August 22, 1895) was an American lawyer and politician from Connecticut. He served as the 55th Governor of Connecticut, Biography Morris was born in N...

9/2/2010 5/27/2013

James Coffin (1847 - 1906)

JAMES COFFIN, son of Edmund and Sarah Harrison (Lambdin) Coffin, and brother of Edmund Coffin (Y. C. 1866), was born in New York City, October 13, 1847, an<^ entered college as a resident of Irvington-...

3/15/2011 5/7/2013

Edmund Coffin, Jr (1844 - 1928)

Bulletin of Yale University New Haven I November 1929 Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University 1928-1929 Edmund Coffin, B.A. 1866. Born November 8,1844, in New York City. Died December 26, 192...

3/15/2011 5/5/2013

Howard Malcolm Baldrige or H. Malcolm Baldrige (1894 – 1985) was a Nebraska Republican politician. Early life and ancestors He was born on June 23, 1894 at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebra...

1/18/2013 1/18/2013

Thomas W. L. Ashley (1923 - 2010)

Thomas William Ludlow Ashley (January 11, 1923 – June 15, 2010), usually known as Lud Ashley, was an American politician of the Democratic party. He served as a U.S. representative from Ohio f...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

William Walter Phelps (1839 - 1894)

William Walter Phelps (August 24, 1839 – June 17, 1894), the son of John Jay Phelps, a successful New York City merchant and financier, was born in Dundaff, Pennsylvania. During his successful...

8/15/2008 1/9/2013

H. Neil Mallon (1895 - 1983)

Henry Neil Mallon (1895–1983) was Chairman of the Board, President and Director 29-, Dresser Industries (Cleveland, OH) (now Halliburton), President 31-, Dresser Manufacturing Limited (Toronto...

10/12/2012 10/12/2012

LeBaron Bradford Colt (June 25, 1846 – August 18, 1924) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island and a circuit court judge. Biography He was born in Dedham, Massachusetts to Chris...

1/3/2012 10/7/2012

Joseph Gibson Hoyt (1815 - 1862)

Joseph Gibson Hoyt (January 19, 1815 – November 26, 1862) was the first chancellor and a professor of Greek at Washington University in St. Louis (then named Washington Institute in St. Louis)...

9/10/2012 9/10/2012

Rev. Dr. Ashley Day Leavitt (1877–1959) was a Yale-educated Congregational minister who led the State Street Church in Portland, Maine, and later the Harvard Congregational Church in Brookline...

9/6/2012 9/6/2012

Jonathan Brewster Bingham (April 24, 1914 — July 3, 1986) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the US delegate to the United Nations General Assemblies and was elected to Congress. ...

10/14/2008 9/6/2012

Juan Terry Trippe (1899 - 1981)

Juan Terry Trippe (June 27, 1899 – April 3, 1981) was an American airline entrepreneur and pioneer, and the founder of Pan American World Airways, one of the world's most prominent airlines of...

1/1/2011 2/9/2012

William Henry Welch, M.D. (April 8, 1850 - April 30, 1934) was an American physician, pathologist, and medical school administrator. He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at Johns Hopkins ...

2/7/2012 2/7/2012

Henry Pomeroy Davison, Jr. was a director at Time magazine and a Yale University graduate and member of the Skull and Bones society. Ensign H. P. Davison, USNRF, was designated Naval Aviator #72 in...

9/14/2009 2/4/2012

Anthony C. Higgins (October 1, 1840 - June 26, 1912) was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Republican, who...

1/17/2012 1/17/2012

Donald Grant Mitchell ("Ik Marvel") (April 12, 1822 - December 15, 1908) was an American essayist and novelist. Biography Mitchell, the grandson of politician and jurist Stephen Mix Mitchell,...

12/29/2011 12/29/2011

John Perkins, Jr. (1819 - 1885)

. A Representative from Louisiana; born in Natchez, Miss., July 1, 1819; received his early education from private tutors; was graduated from Yale College in 1840 and from the law department of Harva...

7/12/2009 12/12/2011

Clinton L. Hare (1864 - 1909)

Clinton Larue "Clint" Hare (November 7, 1864 – June 4, 1909) was a manager, organizer, and coach of American football, and a lawyer and grocer. He served as the head football coach at Purdue U...

11/2/2011 11/2/2011

Frederic Collin Walcott (February 19, 1869 – April 27, 1949) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Born in New York Mills, Oneida County, New York, he attended the public schools of Ut...

11/1/2011 11/1/2011

. Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. (June 4, 1868 – July 12, 1942) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who ...

4/11/2009 11/1/2011

Roger Sherman Baldwin Foster (Apr. 21, 1857 - Feb. 22, 1924) was an American lawyer. He was the son of Dwight Foster and Henrietta Perkins Baldwin, daughter of US Senator Roger Sherman Baldwin. He ...

10/31/2011 10/31/2011

Dwight Foster (1828 - 1884)

) Dwight Foster (1828–April 18, 1884) graduated from Yale College 1848, where he was a member of Skull and Bones, and was admitted to the bar in Massachusetts the following year. He served as ...

9/7/2009 10/31/2011

John Patton, Jr. (October 30, 1850 – May 24, 1907) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. Patton, the son of John Patton and the brother of Charles Emory Patton, was born in Curwensv...

2/15/2008 10/31/2011

Almet Francis Jenks (1853 - 1924)

Almet Francis Jenks (May 21, 1853 - September 18, 1924) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He graduated from Yale University in 1875, where he was a member of Skull and Bon...

10/31/2011 10/31/2011

Walker Blaine (1855 - 1890)

Walker Blaine (1855-1890) was an official in the United States Department of State. Biography Walker Blaine was born in Augusta, Maine on May 8, 1855, the son of James G. Blaine and Harriet (Stan...

10/31/2011 10/31/2011

Tudor Storrs Jenks (1857 - 1922)

Tudor Storrs Jenks (May 7, 1857 - February 11, 1922)[1] was an American author, poet, artist and editor, as well as a journalist and lawyer. He is chiefly remembered for the popular works of fiction ...

10/31/2011 10/31/2011

Sidney Catlin Partridge (September 1, 1857-June 22, 1930) was the first Bishop of Kyoto (1900–1911) and the second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri (1911–1930). He was...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

George Peabody Wetmore (August 2, 1846 – September 11, 1921) was the 37th Governor and a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Early life George Peabody Wetmore was born in London, Engl...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

John William Sterling MP (1844 - 1918)

John William Sterling (May 12, 1844 – July 5, 1918) was a corporate attorney and major benefactor to Yale University. Biography John William Sterling was born in Stratford, Connecticut. He...

12/3/2008 10/30/2011

Daniel Henry Chamberlain (June 23, 1835 – April 13, 1907) was a planter, lawyer, author and the 76th Governor of South Carolina from 1874 until 1877. Daniel H. Chamberlain was born in West B...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

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...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

Samuel Oscar Prentice (born North Stonington, Connecticut, August 8, 1850; died November 2, 1924) was a lawyer, judge, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut. Prentice attended the N...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

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...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

William Barrett Washburn (January 31, 1820 – October 5, 1887) was an American politician from Massachusetts who served in the United States House of Representatives and as the 28th Governor of...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

Richard Dudley Hubbard (September 7, 1818 - February 28, 1884) was a United States Representative and the 48th Governor of Connecticut. Born in Berlin, Connecticut, he was orphaned while young, he pu...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

John Hubbard Tweedy (1814 - 1891)

John Hubbard Tweedy (November 9, 1814 – November 12, 1891) was a delegate to the United States Congress from Wisconsin Territory from September 1847 to June 1848 being elected from the Whig Pa...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

Evan (Van) Griffith Galbraith (July 2, 1928 – January 21, 2008) was the United States Ambassador to France from 1981 to 1985 under Ronald Reagan and the Secretary of Defense Representative in ...

10/29/2011 10/29/2011

Lewis Greenleaf Adams (1897 - 1977)

Lewis Greenleaf Adams, AIA, (1897-1977), was an American architect based in New York City who practiced in mid- to late-twentieth-century New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, as part of the firms M...

10/29/2011 10/29/2011

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...

10/29/2011 10/29/2011

Stanley Woodward, Sr. (March 12, 1899[1]-August 17, 1992[2]) was the White House Chief of Protocol under Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. He was a favorite social companion of FDR. Nota...

10/29/2011 10/29/2011

James Jeremiah "Jerry" Wadsworth (June 12, 1905 – March 13, 1984)[1] was a U.S. diplomat. A member of the prominent Genesee Valley Wadsworths, he was a direct descendant of pioneer William Wad...

10/28/2011 10/28/2011

Sheldon Whitehouse (1883 - 1965)

Edwin Sheldon Whitehouse was a Foreign Service officer. He served as U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1930–33, and to Colombia, 1933-34.

12/6/2009 10/28/2011

Chauncey Bunce Brewster (1849 - 1897)

Chauncey Bunce Brewster was the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. At Yale he was a member of Skull and Bones.

10/28/2011 10/28/2011

Benjamin Brewster (1860 - 1941)

) Benjamin Brewster (November 25, 1860 - 2 February 1941) was the Episcopal Bishop of Maine and Missionary Bishop of Western Colorado. Early life He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of...

10/28/2011 10/28/2011

William Dewitt Alexander (1833 - 1913)

(see below) William Dewitt Alexander, son of Rev. William P. Alexander, was b. in Honolulu on Apr. 2,1833. He m. July 18,1860, with ABIGAIL CHARLOTTE BALDWIN, dau. of Dwight Baldwin and Charlotte Fow...

10/14/2008 10/28/2011

Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was a U.S. diplomat, historian, and educator, who was the co-founder of Cornell University. Biography Family and personal life ...

8/11/2011 10/27/2011

Charles Sheldon Whitehouse (November 5, 1921 – June 25, 2001) was an American career Foreign Service Officer. He was U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand in the 1970s. Early life Mr. White...

12/6/2009 10/26/2011

Wilson Shannon Bissell (December 31, 1847 New London, Oneida County, New York - October 6, 1903 Buffalo, New York) was an American politician from New York. He graduated from Yale University in 186...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

Franklin MacVeagh (November 22, 1837 – July 6, 1934) was an American banker and Treasury Secretary. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Yale University in 1858, where he ...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

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...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

John Richard Hersey (1914 - 1993)

John Richard Hersey (June 17, 1914 – March 24, 1993) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer and journalist considered one of the earliest practitioners of the so-called New Journalism, i...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

Francis Judd Cooke (1910 - 1995)

Francis Judd Cooke was born on Dec. 28,1910 (Dec. 26th per LDS records) in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a family of New England missionaries turned cattle ranchers. His father was George Paul Cooke, grandson o...

3/7/2009 10/25/2011

Samuel Carnes "Sam" Collier MP (1912 - 1950)

Samuel "Sam" Carnes Collier (May 14, 1912-September 23, 1950) was an American advertising entrepreneur. He made his fortune in streetcar advertising. Early life Collier was the son of Barron Gift...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

Russell Wheeler Davenport (1899—April 19, 1954) was an American publisher and writer. Davenport was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the son of Russell W. Davenport, Sr., a vice president of...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

John Rockefeller Prentice (December 17, 1902 – June 13, 1972) was born to Chicago lawyer Ezra Parmalee Prentice and Alta Rockefeller Prentice in New York. Prentice's maternal grandfather is th...

10/25/2011 10/25/2011

Oliver Gould Jennings (1865 - 1936)

Oliver Gould Jennings (April 27, 1865 - October 13, 1936) was a financier. He served in Connecticut House of Representatives. He was on the boards of Bethlehem Steel, United States Industrial Alcohol...

12/18/2008 10/25/2011

Henry John Heinz II, best known as Jack Heinz, (1908–1987) was an American business executive and CEO of the H. J. Heinz Company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was the grandson a...

10/24/2011 10/24/2011

Frank S. Butterworth (c.1872 - 1950)

Frank Seiler Butterworth, Sr. (September 21, 1870 – August 21, 1950) was an All-American football player and coach. Butterworth attended Yale University where he was a fullback on Yale's footb...

10/24/2011 10/24/2011

Edson Fessenden Gallaudet MP (1871 - 1945)

Edson Fessenden Gallaudet (April 21, 1871 – July 1, 1945) was a pioneer in the field of aviation, being the first person to experiment with warped wings in 1896. In 1898, he built a warping-wi...

10/24/2011 10/24/2011

Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862 - 1965)

Amos Alonzo Stagg (August 16, 1862 – March 17, 1965) was an American athlete and pioneering college coach in multiple sports, primarily football. He served as the head football coach at Spring...

10/24/2011 10/24/2011

William Phelps Eno (June 3, 1858-December 3, 1945) was an American businessman responsible for many of the earliest innovations in road safety and traffic control. He is sometimes known as the "Fathe...

10/24/2011 10/24/2011

John Thomas Croxton (November 20, 1836 – April 16, 1874) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a postbellum U.S. diplomat. Early life and career C...

10/24/2011 10/24/2011

. Alexander Agnew McCormick, Jr. (15 December 1897 – 24 September 1918) was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I. Biography Born in Chicago, Illinois, McCormick was the ...

10/23/2011 10/23/2011

Robert Abercrombie Lovett (14 September 1895 - 7 May 1986) was the fourth United States Secretary of Defense, serving in the cabinet of President Harry S. Truman from 1951 to 1953 and in this capacit...

10/23/2011 10/23/2011

Donald Ogden Stewart (1894 - 1980)

Donald Ogden Stewart (November 30, 1894 - August 2, 1980) was an American author and screenwriter. As a screenwriter, he won an Academy Award for The Philadelphia Story (1940). Life His hometown ...

10/23/2011 10/23/2011

Phelps Putnam (1894 - 1948)

Howard Phelps Putnam (1894 – 1948), sometimes known as H. Phelps Putnam or Phelps Putnam, was an American poet who published two books, Trinc and The Five Seasons. Biography Phelps Putnam ...

10/23/2011 10/23/2011

Henry "Hank" Ketcham (1891 - 1981)

) Henry Holman "Hank" Ketcham (June 17, 1891 – November 1986) was an American football player. He played the center and guard positions for Yale University. He was selected as a first-team All...

10/23/2011 10/23/2011