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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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Commander Cary DeVall Langhorne (1873 - 1948)

Cary DeVall Langhorne (May 14, 1873 – April 25, 1948) was a Commander in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. He gr...

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Vice Admiral Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, Director of Central Intelligence (1897 - 1982)

Roscoe Henry Hillenkoetter (May 8, 1897 – June 18, 1982) was the third director of the post-World War II United States Central Intelligence Group (CIG), the third Director of Central Intellige...

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Capt. Edward Phelps Lull (1836 - 1927)

Edward Phelps Lull (20 February 1836 - 5 March 1887) was an officer in the United States Navy who served as the commander of the Department of Alaska from August 10, 1881 to October 18, 1881. Lul...

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Sidney R. Yates MP (1909 - 2000)

Sidney Richard Yates (August 27, 1909 – October 5, 2000) was a politician from the state of Illinois. Yates was born in Chicago, Illinois and he graduated from the University of Chicago. He ...

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John Ferraro (1924 - 2001)

John Ferraro (1924–2001) was the longest-serving Los Angeles City Council member in the history of the city—thirty-five years, from 1966 until his death in 2001—and the president...

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Rear Admiral Robert Peary (USN) (1856 - 1920)

Robert Edwin Peary was the famous Arctic Explorer and disputed discoverer of the North Pole. See: Wally Herbert, "Commander Robert E. Peary: Did He Reach the Pole?" (Sept, 1988) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAG...

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Preston Cloud (1912 - 1991)

Preston Ercelle Cloud, Jr. (September 26, 1912 – January 16, 1991) was an eminent American earth scientist, biogeologist, cosmologist, and paleontologist. He served in the United States Navy (...

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Rear Admiral Spencer S. Wood (1861 - 1940)

Rear Admiral Spencer Shepard Wood (7 August 1861 – 30 July 1940) was a United States Navy officer. His career included service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, command of battleshi...

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Slim Whitman (1923 - 2013)

Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr. (January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), known professionally as Slim Whitman, was an American country music and western music singer, songwriter and instrumentalist known ...

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John F. Wonderling (1927 - 2012)

John was a veteran of World War II and proudly served in the United States Navy for 20 years. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve and Ground Control Approach (GCA).

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Robert Taylor (1911 - 1969)

) Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor. He served as a United States Navy flying instructor during World War II. Early life Born Arlingto...

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Carl Milton Smith (1927 - 2010)

) Carl Milton Smith (March 15, 1927 – January 16, 2010) was an American country music singer. Known as "Mister Country," Smith was the husband of June Carter (later June Carter Cash) and Goldi...

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Budd Schulberg (1914 - 2009)

Budd Schulberg (March 27, 1914 – August 5, 2009) was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 19...

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Don Rickles MP

Donald Jay "Don" Rickles (born May 8, 1926)[4] is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Rickles has acted in comedic and dramatic roles...

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Frances Rich (1910 - 2007)

Frances Rich (January 8, 1910 – October 14, 2007) was an American actress and sculptor. She was the daughter of silent screen actress Irene Frances Luther Rich and salesman Elvo Elcourt De...

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James A. Lowe (1923 - 2010)

He was a member of the United States Navy and served from 1942-1945 in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

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Rear Admiral Reginald Fairfax Nicholson (1852 - 1939)

Rear Admiral Reginald Fairfax Nicholson, 87, last surviving Civil War Naval officer died of a heart attack in the Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C. He served as Chief Navigation Officer in 1898 of the...

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Commodore Somerville Nicholson (USN) (1822 - 1905)

Commodore Somerville Nicholson was Navigating Officer of the flagship of Commodore Perry during the famous expedition to Japan in 1856 and the Commander of the Marblehead during the Civil War. Duri...

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Terry Lee Price (1950 - 2014)

Shortly after graduation, Terry enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country during Vietnam. Read more: Terry Lee Price — Mount Vernon News

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Guy Mitchell MP (1927 - 1999)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Guy Mitchell, born Albert George Cernik (February 22, 1927 – July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, successful in his homeland, the U.K. and Australia....

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Keith Larsen (1924 - 2006)

Keith Larsen (June 17, 1924 – December 13, 2006) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer who starred in three short-lived television series between 1955 and 1961.

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Olu Dara MP

Olu Dara Jones (born Charles Jones III; January 12, 1941) is an American cornetist, guitarist and singer. He is the father of rapper Nas. ----- Wikipedia

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Eddie Albert MP (1906 - 2005)

(1) findagrave.... ; ; en.wikipedia... ; Edward Albert Heimberger was born in Rock Island, Illinois, on April 22, 1906, the oldest of the five children of Frank Daniel Heimberger (1874–1970), ...

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Jeffrey Stone (1926 - 2012)

Jeffrey Stone (December 16, 1926 – August 22, 2012) was an American actor and voice-over artist. Stone was the model and inspiration for Prince Charming in the 1950 Walt Disney animated featur...

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Ernest McNeill Eller (c.1903 - 1992)

Rear Admiral US Navy

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Jay Gorney MP (1894 - 1990)

Jay Gorney (1894 - June 14, 1990) was a composer, songwriter ("Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?"), producer, author and teacher. Born as Abraham Jacob Gornetzsky in Białystok, Russia (now part of ...

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Robert F. Hollingsworth, Sr. (1922 - 1985)

World War ll Veteran, US Navy

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Donald Edwin King MP (1914 - 1980)

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Earl Withrow Behrman (1909 - 1998)

Earl Withrow Berhman (1909-1979) was the son of Dr Oscar Berhman and Marie Evelyn Walker. He served as a member of the faculty of the United States Medical School of Music in Washington, DC with the ...

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David Halberstam (1926 - d.)

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John Howard (1913 - 1995)

) John Howard (April 14, 1913 – February 19, 1995) was an American actor noted for his work in both film and television. Early life Born John Richard Cox, Jr. in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a ...

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Vice Admiral Richard P. Leary (1842 - 1901)

Richard Phillips Leary (3 November 1842 – 27 December 1901) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served from the American Civil War through the Spanish-American War. Biography Lear...

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Vice Admiral Herbert F. Leary (1883 - 1955)

Herbert Fairfax Leary (May 31, 1885 – December 3, 1957) was a Vice Admiral and commander of United States Navy forces during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. On January 27, 1942, Leary wa...

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Capt. Mervyn S. Bennion, Medal of Honor MP (1887 - 1941)

Mervyn Sharp Bennion (May 5, 1887 – December 7, 1941) was a captain in the United States Navy who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While mortally wounded, he remained in command ...

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Admiral Charles M. Cooke, Jr. (1886 - 1970)

. Admiral Charles Maynard "Savvy" Cooke, Jr., USN (19 December 1886–24 December 1970), was a United States Navy four star admiral who saw service in World War I and World War II and later serv...

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Stephen Bleecker Luce, Admiral (1827 - 1917)

Stephen Bleecker Luce (25 March 1827 – 28 July 1917) was a U.S. Navy admiral. He was the founder and first president of the Naval War College, between 1884 and 1886. Read more:

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Vice Admiral William S. Pye (1880 - 1959)

Vice Admiral William Satterlee Pye, United States Navy, (9 June 1880 – 4 May 1959) was an Admiral in the U.S. Navy who served in World Wars I and II. His last active-duty appointment was as Pr...

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James Daly (1918 - 1978)

) James Firman Daly (October 23, 1918 – July 3, 1978) was an American theater, film and television actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Paul Lochner in the hospital drama serie...

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Tom Harkin, U.S. Senator MP

Thomas Richard "Tom" Harkin (born November 19, 1939) is the current junior United States Senator from Iowa serving since 1985, and a member of the Democratic Party . He previously served in the United ...

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Mark Kirk, U.S. Senator MP

Mark Steven Kirk (born September 15, 1959) is the junior United States Senator from Illinois and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, Kirk was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

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Rev. David Horace White Burr (1921 - 2011)

From "Obituary" of The Reverend Dr. David H. Burr Apr 21, 1921 - Jul 10, 2011 Residence in Advance, NC: The Reverend Dr. David H. Burr died at his home Sunday, July 10, 2011. Dr. Burr was born in Del...

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Submarine Commander James Parker, USN (1885 - 1935)

The Rise And Mysterious Fall Of Submariner James Parker, Jr. When they spoke of him at all, his contemporaries in the family were guarded and evasive: The Rise And Mysterious Fall Of Submariner Jam...

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Midshipman James Thomas Cruse (1887 - 1907)

United States Naval Academy Midshipman James Thomas Cruse. James was killed in an explosion aboard the USS Georgia in 1907.

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John Colt Beaumont, USN (1821 - 1882)

Civil War Union Navy Officer. Midshipman, 1 March, 1838. Passed Midshipman, 20 May, 1844. Master, 30 August, 1851. Lieutenant, 29 August, 1852. Commander, 16 July, 1862. Retired List, 27 April, 186...

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Jacob Eagles MP (b. - 1834)

Sources "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 Aug 2014), Jacob Eagles, ; citing military unit Seaman USS Independ...

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William A. Read, Jr. (1895 - 1976)

From The Central Trust - Bank History In 1905, Vermilye & Co. broke up into two firms, Mackay & Co. and William A. Read & Co. (Vermilye Firm's Offshoots. New York Times, Apr. 1, 1905.) Clarence Dillo...

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Archibald Graham McIlwaine, Jr. MP (1895 - 1929)

Lt. McIlwaine's father served as a Naval Aviator in the World War with the 217 Squadron. He served at Moutchic, France and participated in several raids including the famous raid on Zeebrugge Mole. He ...

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Rear Admiral Silas Casey III (1841 - 1913)

Born at East Greenwich, Rhode Island, September 11, 1841, the son of General Silas and Abbie Pearce Casey. He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy from New York in 1856 and graduated in...

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Vice Admiral Frederick M. Trapnell (1902 - 1975)

Frederick Mackay "Fred" Trapnell (July 9, 1902 - January 30, 1975) was a United States Navy admiral and aviation pioneer. Trapnell was the first US Navy pilot to fly a jet aircraft, was considered th...

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Capt. Alexander Wilson Russell, Jr. (1864 - 1918)

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Rear Admiral Alexander Wilson Russell (1824 - d.)

Served in the United States Navy continuously from 1861 until his retirement in 1888. He was appointed paymaster, February 28, 1861; pay inspector, March 3, 1871; pay director, February 23, 1877, and w...

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Dale Anderson (1945 - 2013)

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Edward "Bud" Francis Salter (1925 - 2001)

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Frank Kremm (1925 - 1977)

Frank Kremm was born October 26, 1925, in Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio. He was one of three sons of Anton "Tony" Kremm and Maria "Mary" Katherine Hah. Anton and Maria were immigrants from the old Aus...

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Commander Dudley W. Morton (1907 - 1943)

Dudley Walker "Mush" Morton (July 17, 1907 – October 11, 1943) was a submarine commander of the United States Navy during World War II. He was commander of USS Wahoo (SS-238) during its third ...

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Lt. Ormsby M. Mitchel, Jr. (USNR) (1897 - 1964)

Lt. Ormsby M. Mitchel, Jr., was awarded the Navy Cross in 1943 for extraordinary heroism in trying to save the crew of his doomed USS Plymouth after it had been struck by a torpedo fired by a German U-...

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Calvin Aubrey Pence (1925 - 2014)

Calvin served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Read more: Calvin Aubrey Pence — Mount Vernon News

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Clyde Ames Diehl (1920 - 2011)

Clyde was a 1938 graduate of Fredericktown High School before serving with the United States Naval Construction Battalion during World War II.

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William D. Senft (1922 - 2014)

William was a World War II Navy veteran. Read more: William D. Senft — Mount Vernon News

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John Thomas Sapp (1927 - 2007)

John Sapp enlisted in the US Navy in May 1945 when he was 17. He turned 18 while stationed in Singapore as part of the US forces helping China fight the communist just after WW2 ended.

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Capt. Gene C. Raymond (1920 - 1991)

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Enoch Johannes Petersen MP (1905 - 1981)

SK3C US NAVY Plot: SECTION 4 SITE 771

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Edmund Bernhard Petersen, Sr. MP (1900 - 1961)

United States Naval Reserve Force, 2nd Naval District

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Vernon Marshal Mathews (1941 - 2013)

Revised 8/4/2014 Vernon M. Mathews is third of seven children. Graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1960. Joined the U.S.Navy and trained as a Medic. The following is a sample of his career of ...

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Charles B. Shannon (1926 - 1987)

Inscription on cemetery marker: F1 US Navy World War II

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Robert Bruce Blair (1952 - 2014)

Robert Blair was a U.S. Navy Veteran who served from 1972-1976 on the USS Ranger. Read more: Robert Bruce Blair — Mount Vernon News

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Robert C. Cornelius (1925 - 2009)

Robert C. Cornelius was a United States Navy Veteran.

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Captain Charles Darrah (USN) (1919 - 1968)

Captain Charles Darrah the first commanding officer of the USS Arlington (AGMR-2).

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Radcliffe Killam (1910 - 2007)

Radcliffe Killam (July 1, 1910 – September 8, 2007) was a wealthy oilman, rancher, businessman, and philanthropist in Laredo, the seat of Webb County in south Texas. He was a particular benefa...

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Paul Martin Sable (deceased)

Paul married 1st Eileen Ann Zenger b-10 Sep 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA. m-1951 Los Angeles, California, USA. d-16 Nov 1984 Huntington Beach, Orange, California, USA. he married 2nd Juanita Mild...

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Robert Keeton (1919 - 2007)

Robert Ernest Keeton (December 16, 1919 – July 2, 2007) was an American lawyer, jurist, and legal scholar. As a law professor at Harvard Law School and a federal judge he was known for his wor...

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W. Horace Carter (1921 - 2009)

Walter Horace Carter (January 20, 1921 - September 16, 2009) was an American newspaper publisher in Tabor City, North Carolina, whose paper won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the activiti...

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William Fadjo Cravens (1899 - 1974)

William Fadjo Cravens (February 15, 1899 - April 16, 1974) was an American politician and a United States Congressman (Democrat, Arkansas). Biography Cravens was born on February 15, 1899 in Fort...

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Fess Parker (1924 - 2010)

Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010) was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955–1956 TV mini-...

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Brig. General George Baird Hodge (CSA) (1828 - 1892)

George Baird Hodge (April 8, 1828 – August 1, 1892) was an attorney, Confederate politician and general from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Early life Hodge was born in Fleming County, Kent...

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Robert Alphonso Taft II, U.S. Senator MP (1917 - 1993)

Robert Taft (generally known as Robert Taft Jr. for the sake of convenience) (February 26, 1917–December 7, 1993) served as a Republican Congressman between 1963 and 1965, and between 1967 and 1...

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W. Graham Claytor, Jr. (1912 - 1994)

. William Graham Claytor, Jr. (March 14, 1912 – May 14, 1994) was an American lawyer, naval officer, and railroad, transportation and defense administrator for the United States government, wo...

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George Wythe Randolph, Brig. General (CSA) & 3rd Confederate States Secretary of War (1818 - 1867)

George Wythe Randolph (March 10, 1818 – April 3, 1867) was a lawyer and the Confederate States Secretary of War during the American Civil War. He was also Thomas Jefferson's grandson. Randol...

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Rear Admiral Presley Marion Rixey (1852 - 1928)

Rear Admiral Presley Marion Rixey (14 July 1852, Culpeper, Virginia – 17 June 1928) was a Surgeon General of the United States Navy (1902–10) and personal physician to Presidents Willia...

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Harry F. Byrd, Jr., U.S. Senator (1914 - 2013)

Byrd was born December 20, 1914 in Winchester, Virginia, the eldest child of Harry F. Byrd Sr. and wife Anne Byrd (née Beverley). His siblings included a sister, Westwood ("Westie") and two brot...

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Alonzo Conant (1914 - 1962)

Alonzo Conant (8 October 1914 - 4 January 1962) was a lawyer and political activist from Maine. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a Municipal Court Judge, Maine House of Representatives,...

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Joseph W. Barr, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1918 - 1996)

Joseph Walker Barr (January 17, 1918 – February 23, 1996) was an American businessman and politician. Born in Bicknell, Indiana, he graduated from DePauw University in 1939, where he was a...

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Leo Ryan (1925 - 1978)

Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. (May 5, 1925 – November 18, 1978) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He served as a U.S. Representative from California's 11th congressional district from...

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Frank M. Coffin (1919 - 2009)

Frank Morey Coffin (July 11, 1919 – December 7, 2009) was an American politician from Maine and a United States federal judge. He was a Democrat. Early life, education, and career Born in ...

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Tom Slick (1916 - 1962)

SLICK, THOMAS BAKER, JR. (1916–1962). Thomas Baker Slick, Jr., oilman, rancher, philanthropist, and founder of the Southwest Research Institute and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in S...

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Lt. Commander Victor A. Prather Jr. (1926 - 1961)

Lieutenant Commander Victor A. Prather Jr. (June 4, 1926 – May 4, 1961) was an American flight surgeon famous for taking part in "Project RAM", a government project to develop the space suit. ...

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Malcolm Toon (1916 - 2009)

Malcolm Toon (July 4, 1916 – February 12, 2009) was an American diplomat. He graduated from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University in 1938, and served in the U.S. Navy du...

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Rear Admiral Hamilton Wilcox Howe (1904 - d.)

Rear Admiral (RADM) Hamilton Wilcox Howe (1904 - ? ) was a 1936 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. During World War II, he served as commander of the destroyers USS Roper, September 1941 to August 1...

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Dominic Francis Carlo (1922 - 2009)

Dominic Carlo served in the United States Navy during WW II.

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James A. Michener (1907 - 1997)

James Albert Michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were family sagas cover...

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Vice Admiral Stuart H. Ingersoll (1898 - 1983)

Stuart Howe Ingersoll (June 3, 1898–January 29, 1983) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. He was a naval aviator whose career included service as an aircraft carrier commander during...

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Robert William St. John (1902 - 2003)

Robert William St. John (March 9, 1902 – February 6, 2003) was an American author (23 books), broadcaster (NBC Radio) and journalist (AP, etc.). Early life St. John was born in March 9, 19...

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Capt. James Ross MP (b. - 1805)

79 v. James ROSS died in 1805 in New York. Notes From R. R. Claiborne wrote in a letter to Frank Willing Leach, Ross researcher at the turn of the century, "I remember well of hearing my grandmot...

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Richard Ghormley Eberhart (1904 - 2005)

Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. He won the Pulitzer Prize...

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Park Benjamin, Jr. (1849 - 1922)

see photo in media: US Naval academy seal designed by Park Benjamin . Park Benjamin (1849–1922) was an American patent lawyer, physician, and writer. He was born in New York City, graduated ...

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George "Barney" Washington Crile, Jr. (1907 - 1992)

. 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...

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Donald Baxter MacMillan (1874 - 1970)

Donald Baxter MacMillan (November 10, 1874 - September 7, 1970) was an American explorer, sailor, researcher and lecturer who made over 30 expeditions to the Arctic during his 46-year career. He pi...

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Commodore Horatio Bridge (USN) (1806 - 1893)

Commodore Horatio Bridge (1806—March 1893) was an officer of the United States Navy who, as Chief of the Bureau of Provisions, served for many years as head of the Navy's supply organization. ...

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