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Burton Norvell Braud Harrison (1838 - 1904)

Burton Norvell Harrison was a Yale-educated lawyer, the private secretary to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and a politician. Reference: "Burton Harrison". Wikipedia.org. . Date published...

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Eli Whitney Blake, Jr. (1836 - 1895)

. Eli Whitney Blake, Jr. (20 April 1836, New Haven, Connecticut - 10 January 1895, Hampton, Connecticut) was an American scientist. His father and namesake was an inventor and partner of the Blake Br...

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Chauncey Depew, U.S. Senator MP (1834 - 1928)

Chauncey Mitchell Depew (April 23, 1834 – April 5, 1928) was an attorney for Cornelius Vanderbilt's railroad interests, president of the New York Central Railroad System, and a United States S...

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Lt. General Richard Taylor (CSA) MP (c.1826 - 1879)

He was the son of United States President Zachary Taylor and First Lady Margaret Taylor. One of three individuals to be promoted to Lt. General without formal military training. The other two were Lt...

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Brig. General Orris S. Ferry (USA), U.S. Senator (1823 - 1875)

Orris Sanford Ferry (August 15, 1823 – November 21, 1875) was a Republican American lawyer and politician from Connecticut who served in the United States House of Representatives and the Unit...

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Morrison "Mott" Waite, 7th Chief Justice of the United States (1816 - 1888)

Morrison Remick Waite, nicknamed "Mott" (November 29, 1816 – March 23, 1888) was the seventh Chief Justice of the United States from 1874 to 1888. Early life and education He was born at L...

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William M. Evarts, US Sec. of State, US Atty Gen and US Senator MP (1818 - 1901)

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as US Secretary of State, US Attorney General and US Senator from New York. He was...

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E. Roland Harriman (1895 - 1978)

E. Roland Harriman (born Edward Roland Noel Harriman on December 24, 1895 in New York City - died on February 16, 1978 in Arden, New York) was a financier and philanthropist. For those who were very ...

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Charles Phelps Taft II MP (1897 - 1983)

Charles Phelps Taft II (September 20, 1897 - June 24, 1983), U.S. Republican Party politician and member of the Taft family, From 1955 to 1957, he served as Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Like other memb...

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William P. Bundy (1917 - 2000)

William Putnam "Bill" Bundy (September 24, 1917 – October 6, 2000) was a member of the CIA and foreign affairs advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He had a key role in...

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William H. Taft, 27th President of the USA MP (1857 - 1930)

"Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever." -- William Howard Taft He considered his time as Chief Justice to be the highest point of his career; allegedly, he once remarked "I d...

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Ambassador Alphonso Taft MP (1810 - 1891)

Alphonso Taft (November 5, 1810 – May 21, 1891) was the Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant and the founder of an American political dynasty. Born in Towns...

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George Herbert Walker, Jr. (co-founder of the New York Mets) (1905 - 1977)

. George Herbert Walker, Jr. (November 24, 1905 – November 29, 1977), an American businessman and the uncle of President George H. W. Bush. He was an original owner of the New York Mets, a tea...

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William Sloane Coffin, Jr. (1924 - 2006)

William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was born June 1, 1924, in New York City. He attended Deerfield Academy and Phillips Academy Andover before beginning his studies at Yale University in 1942. After one year at...

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William Sloane Coffin, Sr. (1879 - 1933)

president of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Executive W. & J. Sloane Company. William Sloane Coffin, Skull & Bones 1900 William Sloane Coffin Sr. (1879-1933) was a director of W. & J. Sloan...

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Gen. William Russell (1809 - 1885)

American businessman, educator, and politician William Huntington Russell was the founder of the Yale University secret society Skull and Bones. He was a descendant of several old New England families,...

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Frederick Ellsworth Mather (1809 - 1900)

He was a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly (1854–1857) and a founding member of the Yale University secret society Skull and Bones. Frederick Ellsworth Mather was born on May 23...

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Henry Robinson Luce MP (1898 - 1967)

Henry Luce was the publisher of Time, Fortune and LIFE magazines. Luce, known to his friends as "Father Time," was born in Penglai City, China, the son of Elizabeth Middleton (née Root) and He...

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James Allen Whitmore MP (1921 - 2009)

A veteran stage and screen actor best remembered for his supporting character roles in a slew of TV and film productions since the late 1940s, James Whitmore graduated from Yale, served in the US Marin...

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George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the USA MP

Houston, TX, USA

George Bush brought to the White House a dedication to traditional American values and a determination to direct them toward making the United States "a kinder and gentler nation." In his Inaugural Add...

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John Forbes Kerry, Secretary of State MP

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is currently serving as the 68th Secretary of State. As the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, he was defeated in the...

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George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States MP

George W. Bush July 6, 1946 New Haven, CT, USA Parents: George H. W. Bush June 12, 1924 and Barbara (Pierce) Bush June 9, 1925 Wife: Laura Welch November 4, 1946

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Jonathan James Bush MP

Jonathan James Bush (born May 6, 1931), is an American banker and former Republican Party fundraiser. Education and family Jonathan Bush graduated from Hotchkiss School and Yale University, where...

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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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McGeorge Bundy (1919 - 1996)

McGeorge "Mac" Bundy (March 30, 1919 – September 16, 1996) was United States National Security Advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson from 1961 through 1966, and president of...

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William Welch Kellogg (1917 - 2007)

William Welch Kellogg (1917–December 12, 2007) was an American meteorologist and climatologist. He served as Associate director and senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Rese...

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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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Prescott Sheldon Bush MP (1895 - 1972)

Home in 1930: Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Prescott Sheldon Bush Name: Prescott Sheldon Bush Gender: male Birth Place: OH S...

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Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress MP (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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W. Averell Harriman (1891 - 1986)

William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986) was an American Democratic Party politician, businessman, and diplomat. He was the son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman. He served as...

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Gerald Clery Murphy (1888 - 1964)

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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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Ted Coy (1888 - 1935)

Edward Harris "Ted" Coy (May 23, 1888 – September 8, 1935) was an American football player. Coy was selected as a first-team All-American three straight years from 1907 to 1909 and was later s...

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Harvey Hollister Bundy, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State (1888 - 1963)

Harvey Hollister Bundy Sr., (March 30, 1888 – October 7, 1963), was an American lawyer, Special Assistant to the Secretary of War during the second World War, and father of McGeorge Bundy. Bor...

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Payne Whitney MP (1876 - 1927)

William Payne Whitney (March 20, 1876 - May 25, 1927) was a wealthy American businessman and member of the influential Whitney family. Biography The son of William C. Whitney and Flora Payne, and...

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James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr., U.S. Senator (1877 - 1952)

James Wolcott Wadsworth U. S. Representative from NY (1933-1951), U. S. Senator from NY (1915-1927), ranch manager in TX (1911-1915), Speaker of NY State Assembly (1906-1910), NY State Assemblyman (1...

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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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Henry Sloane Coffin, Rev. (1877 - 1954)

COFFIN, Henry Sloane 1877-1954 PERSONAL: Born January 5, 1877, in New York, NY; died November 25, 1954, in Lakeville, CT; son of Edmund (a legal advisor) and Euphemia (Sloane) Coffin; married Dorot...

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Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr. Rev. (1874 - 1958)

) Anson Phelps Stokes (1874-1958), was an American educator, clergyman, author, philanthropist and civil rights activist. Stokes was one of three men of the same name; his father was multimillionai...

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Jules de Sibour, beaux-arts neo-classical architect (1872 - 1938)

Jules Gabriel Henri de Sibour (December 23, 1872-November 4, 1938) was a French architect. Born in Paris, France to Vicomte Gabriel de Sibour and Mary Louisa Johnson of Belfast, Maine, he came to the...

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Francis Burton Harrison MP (1873 - 1957)

Francis Burton Harrison served in the United States House of Representatives and was appointed Governor-General of the Philippines (1913-1921) by President Woodrow Wilson. He so loved the Philippines t...

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Harry Payne Whitney (1872 - 1930)

Harry Payne Whitney Harry Payne WhitneyHarry Payne Whitney (April 29, 1872 - October 26, 1930) was an American businessman, thoroughbred horsebreeder, and member of the prominent Whitney family. ...

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Lee "Bum" McClung, 22nd Treasurer of the United States (1870 - 1914)

Thomas Lee "Bum" McClung (March 26, 1870 – December 19, 1914) was an American football player who later served as the 22nd Treasurer of the United States. McClung was born in Knoxville, Tenn...

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Fairfax Cary Harrison (1869 - 1938)

Fairfax Cary Harrison was an American lawyer, businessman and history writer. Reference: "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1959," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 Feb 2013), Fairfa...

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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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Frank B. Brandegee, U.S. Senator (1864 - 1924)

Brandegee, Hon. Frank Bosworth, United States senator, lawyer, and one of the most prominent Republicans in Connecticut, was born in New London, Connecticut, July 8th, 1864. He is a descendant of Jac...

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Horace Dutton Taft, I (1861 - 1943)

Horace Dutton Taft (28 December 1861-28 January 1943) was an American educator, and the founder of The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut. He was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, the younger brother of W...

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E. H. Moore (1852 - 1932)

Eliakim Moore's father was David Hastings Moore while his mother was Julia Sophia Carpenter. David Moore was a Methodist minister and he and his wife gave their son Eliakim an excellent education. As...

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Henry Waters Taft (1859 - 1945)

Henry Waters Taft (27 May 1859 – 11 August 1945) was the son of Alphonso and brother of President William Howard Taft. A renowned antitrust lawyer, he was a name partner at Cadwalader, Wickers...

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Walter Chauncey Camp MP (1859 - 1925)

The Father of American Football--- On April 7, 1859 in New Britain, Connecticut, Walter Chauncy Camp was born. Walter Camp is deemed "The Father of American Football" due to his significant contrib...

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Edward Baldwin Whitney (1857 - 1911)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Edward Baldwin Whitney (1857–1911) was an American lawyer and judge..." "...Edward Baldwin Whitney was born August 16, 1857. His father was linguist Will...

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Arthur Twining Hadley (1856 - 1930)

Arthur Twining Hadley was an economist who served as President of Yale University from 1899 to 1921. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the only son of James Hadley, Professor of Greek at Yale 18...

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Edward Curtis Smith, Governor (1854 - 1935)

Edward Curtis Smith (January 5, 1854 – April 6, 1935) was an American politician from the US state of Vermont. He was a Republican. He was married to Anna Bailey James, the granddaughter of Am...

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