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Captain Henry A. Walke (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1809 - 1896)

Henry Walke (24 December 1809 – 8 March 1896) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War. Early life Born in Princess Anne C...

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Laurence Vincent Benet (1865 - 1948)

L. V. BENET IS DEAD; BUILT MACHINE-GUN Engineer With Hotchkiss Firm For 50 Years Helped Improve Firing Speed of Weapon WASHINGTON, May 21, 1948 – Laurence Vincent Benet, internationally know...

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Midshipman Philip Spencer (1823 - 1842)

Philip Spencer (January 28, 1823 – December 1, 1842) is remembered for being hanged without court-martial for alleged mutiny while serving as a midshipman on board the USS Somers. He was the...

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Captain Robert Townsend (USN) (1819 - 1866)

) Captain Robert Townsend (October 21, 1819 – August 15, 1866) was a Civil War-era ship Captain in the United States Navy. He served twice, once before the war then again during the war. He sa...

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Commander William Lewis Herndon (1813 - 1857)

Commander William Lewis Herndon (25 October 1813 – 12 September 1857) was one of the United States Navy's outstanding explorers and seamen. In 1851 he led a United States expedition to the Val...

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William Kissam Vanderbilt II (1878 - 1944)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for William Kissam Vanderbilt, II. William Kissam Vanderbilt II (2 March 1878 – 8 January 1944) was a motor racing enthusiast and yachtsman and a member o...

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Harold Stirling Vanderbilt (1884 - 1970)

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, july 6, 1884, july 4, 1970, "Mike", nicknamed "professor", of Newport RI, was born at Oakdale New York. Vanderbilt graduated from Harvard Law School in 1910, then entered ...

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Robert Helyer Thayer (1901 - 1984)

Robert Helyer Thayer (22 September 1901 – 26 January 1984) was an American lawyer, naval officer and diplomat. Contents Early life Thayer was born in Southborough, Massachusetts, the ...

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John Turner Sargent, Sr. (1924 - 2012)

. John Turner Sargent, Sr. (June 26, 1924 – February 5, 2012) was president and CEO of the Doubleday and Company publishing house from 1963 to 1978, taking over from the previous president, Do...

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G. Willing Pepper (1909 - 2001)

G. Willing Pepper (1909-April 21, 2001), known as “Wing” was a corporate executive, the former president of the Scott Paper Company, and a notable Philadelphia philanthropist. He combin...

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Truxtun Hare, Jr. (c.1907 - 1999)

Truxtun Hare, Jr. was an All American football player at Yale, class of 1933. Truxtun served in the Navy, the CIA and was President of the Pennsylvania Hospital from 1957 to 1970.

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Donald Jason Harter (1926 - 2012)

He was a WWII Navy veteran and had fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

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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...

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Captain Donald Brewster Ramage (1915 - 1990)

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] Donald Brewster Ramage (NSN: 0-81163), United States Navy, for conspi...

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Cornelius V.S. Roosevelt (1915 - 1991)

Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt (October 23, 1915 – August 3, 1991) was a World War II veteran. He was the third child of Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III and Eleanor Butler Alexander and therefor...

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Jack William Lazootin, USN MP (1925 - 1974)

Jack William Lazootin , son of William Safonich Lazootin and wife Martha Prakopinva Reshatoff, was born in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1925. He appears on the 1940 US Census for San Fran...

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Gov. Endicott "Chub" Peabody (1920 - 1997)

Endicott Peabody (February 15, 1920 – December 1, 1997) was the 62nd Governor of Massachusetts from January 3, 1963 to January 7, 1965. Early life Endicott Peabody, nicknamed "Chub", w...

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Fred Gwynne MP (1926 - 1993)

Birth Name Frederick Hubbard Gwynne Height 6' 5" (1.96 m) Mini Biography Fred Gwynne was an enormously talented character actor most famous for starring in the television situation comedies "...

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C. Douglas Dillon, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1909 - 2003)

Everything you wanted to know about C. Douglas Dillon: Clarence Douglas Dillon (born Clarence Douglass Dillon in Geneva, August 21, 1909 – New York City, New York, January 10, 2003) was an A...

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Rear Admiral Charles Russell Train (1879 - 1967)

Charles Russell Train had an office at the White House while serving as President Herbert Hoover’s Naval aide. In 1932, Mrs. Hoover invited Train's sons, Russell, Cuthbert, and Middleton, to s...

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Rear Admiral Charles J. Train (1845 - 1906)

Rear Admiral Charles Jackson Train (14 May 1845–4 August 1906) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the Spanish-American War and later as the second Commander-in-Chief of the...

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Charles William Schwartz, IV (1919 - 2014)

Born Nov 23, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pa. Grew up in Providence, RI. Graduated from MIT Class of '42 with a BS in Engineering. Attended NROTC at Notre Dame, Indiana. Graduated with Naval commission in Jun...

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J. W. Marriott, Jr. MP

. John Willard "Bill" Marriott, Jr. (born March 25, 1932) is the Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Marriott International. Biography Marriott is the son of Alice Marriott and J....

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John C. Whitehead (1922 - 2015)

John Cunningham Whitehead (April 2, 1922 – February 7, 2015) was an American banker and civil servant, and a board member of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (WTC Memorial Foundation...

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Anthony J Koisch (1932 - 2003)

Koisch, Anthony J. "Jerry" Anthony "Jerry" J Koisch, of Newburgh, retired form Local 363 IBEW and lifetime area resident, entered into rest Monday, July 14, 2003 at home. He was 71. Born June 23, 193...

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Roy M. Huffington (1917 - 2008)

Roy Michael Huffington (October 4, 1917 – July 11, 2008) was an American oilman originally from Tomball in Harris County, Texas, who later served as United States Ambassador to Austria.

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James Harvey Boyce, Sr. (1922 - 1990)

) James Harvey Boyce, Sr., known as Jimmy Boyce (October 6, 1922 – May 15, 1990) was a businessman from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, who from 1972 to 1976 was the state chairman of the Louisia...

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Arthur (Asher) Horowitz, USN (deceased)

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Julius Curtis Townsend (1881 - 1939)

Julius Curtis Townsend (February 22, 1881 – December 28, 1939) was born in Missouri. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1902. He received the Medal of Honor for actions at ...

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Herman Osman Stickney (1867 - 1936)

Herman Osman Stickney (December 10, 1867 – September 13, 1936) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy who served in various capacities, including as Commander, Pacific Fleet at the end o...

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Charles Francis Bishop (1888 - 1954)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Second Class Charles Francis Bishop, United States Navy, for ext...

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Theodore Stark Wilkinson, Jr. (1888 - 1946)

Theodore Stark "Ping" Wilkinson (December 22, 1888 – February 21, 1946) was a Vice-Admiral of the United States Navy during World War II. He also received the Medal of Honor for his actions in...

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Admiral Edwin Anderson, Jr. (1860 - 1933)

. Edwin Alexander Anderson, Jr. (July 16, 1860 – September 23, 1933) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the 1914 American intervention at Verac...

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Captain William R. Rush (1857 - 1940)

William Rees Rush (1857–1940) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War, the 1914 United States occupation of Veracruz, and World War I, and was a recipient of t...

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John Glenn Beall, Jr., U.S. Senator (1927 - 2006)

. John Glenn Beall, Jr. (June 19, 1927 – March 24, 2006) was a Republican member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland 1971–1977. He was also a member of the M...

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2nd Lieutenant Thomas W. Lamont (USN) (1924 - 1945)

Thomas William Lamont II served in the submarine service on the USS Snook and died when the submarine sank in April, 1945. ) Final patrol of USS Snook Snook was lost while conducting her ninth ...

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Nathaniel Davis (1925 - 2011)

Nathaniel Davis (April 12, 1925 – May 16, 2011) was a well-known career diplomat who served in the United States Foreign Service and the Peace Corps for 36 years. His final years were spent te...

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Vincent Astor MP (1891 - 1959)

William Vincent Astor was a businessman and philanthropist and a member of the prominent Astor family. Called Vincent, he was born in the Fifth Avenue mansion where his grandmother Caroline Astor rei...

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Jack R. Howard (1910 - 1998)

Jack R. Howard (1910–1998) was an American broadcasting executive. He was president of the E. W. Scripps Company from 1953 to 1976. Born in Manhattan, the son of Roy W. Howard, a founder o...

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George Bancroft, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1800 - 1891)

George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. ...

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Edwin Charles Parsons (1892 - 1968)

Edwin Charles Parsons (24 September 1892 - 2 May 1968) aka Ted Parsons, was a Rear Admiral of the United States Navy, and former French Foreign Legionnaire, flying ace, Hollywood aviation technical a...

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Thomas C. Coffin (1887 - 1934)

Thomas Chalkley Coffin (October 25, 1887 – June 8, 1934) was a congressman from Idaho, a Democrat in the U.S. House from 1933 to 1934. Born in Caldwell, Idaho Territory, Coffin moved with hi...

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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...

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Harlan Mathews, U.S. Senator (1927 - 2014)

Harlan Mathews (January 17, 1927 – May 9, 2014) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1993 to 1994. He had previously served in the executive and legislative branches of s...

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Chloris A. Fritz (1935 - 2010)

Chloris served in the United States Navy from 1956 to 1957. She retired in 1996 after twenty years of employment with the Civil Service of the United States Navy.

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Capt. Christopher R. Perry, USN (c.1761 - 1818)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND. DAR Ancestor # A089250 -------------------- Christopher Raymond Perry (December 4, 1761 – June 1, 1818) was an officer in the United Stat...

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Sam Snead (1912 - 2002)

Samuel Jackson Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of four decades. Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour even...

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Daniel C. Searle (1926 - 2007)

Daniel C. Searle (1926–2007) was an American businessman, heir and philanthropist. Early life Daniel Searle was born in Evanston, Illinois on May 6, 1926. His paternal great-grandfather wa...

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Charles David Martin (1930 - 2014)

He served in the Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany during the Korean War.

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Captain Alexander G. B. Grosvenor (USN) (1927 - 1978)

Alexander Graham Bell Grosvenor (December 7, 1927 – April 7, 1978) was a United States Navy pilot, carrier officer, and avid yachtsman credited with promoting the resurgence of sailing at the ...

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Melville Bell Grosvenor (1901 - 1982)

President of the National Geographic Society (1957-1967).

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Allen Stack (1928 - 1999)

Allen McIntyre Stack (January 23, 1928 – September 12, 1999) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Stack won the gold medal in the men's 100-...

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Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 - 1985)

Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 – 1985) was an American architect. Biography Hughes was the grandson of Chief Justice and 1916 Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and the s...

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George Ross (1752 - 1832)

George Ross III, b. June 1, 1752, d. Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 13, 1832, m. *April 5, 1773, Mary Bird, daughter of Colonel William and Brigitte (Hulings) Bird. She was b. in Birdsborough, Pa., Dec. 23, 1753...

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Charles M Dagwell (1843 - 1912)

Our County and Its People: A Descriptive Work on Oneida County, New York: page 201-202 On April 24 1861 Charles M. Dagwell just seventeen yrs old enlisted in Co. B. 14th New York Vols., was mustered in...

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William S. Mailliard (1917 - 1992)

William S. Mailliard (June 10, 1917–June 10, 1992) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California. He was born in Belvedere, California; attended elementary and secondary sc...

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Charles Scribner IV (1921 - 1995)

Charles Scribner IV (July 13, 1921 – November 11, 1995), also known as Charles Scribner, Jr., was the head of the Charles Scribner's Sons publishing company. He was a resident of Manhattan for...

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John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City MP (1921 - 2000)

John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster who was a U.S. Congressman, Mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. President a...

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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, II (1912 - 1999)

Alfred Gywnne Vanderbilt 1912-1999. A sportsman, grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt II reputed to be the richest man in the world, of Mill Neck, died on Nov. 12, 1999 at 87. He was born in London 191...

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Charles S. Dewey (1880 - 1980)

Charles Schuveldt Dewey (November 10, 1880 – December 27, 1980) was a United States Representative from Illinois. Born in Cadiz, Ohio, Dewey moved in infancy to Chicago, Illinois. He atten...

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Clarence Shephard Day, Jr. (1874 - 1935)

American author Clarence Day is best known for his autobiographical Life with Father (1935), which detailed humorous episodes in his family's life, centering on his domineering father, during the 189...

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George Lloyd Spencer (1893 - 1981)

SPENCER, George Lloyd, a Senator from Arkansas; born in Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Mo., March 27, 1893; moved to Okolona, Ark., in 1902; attended the public schools, Peddie School at Hightstown, N.J., an...

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John McCain, U.S. Senator MP

John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election. McCain graduated from t...

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John Cobb Cooper ("Father of Air Space Law") (1887 - 1967)

John Cobb Cooper, Jr. (September 18, 1887 – July 22, 1967) was an American jurist, airline executive and presidential advisor. John Cooper Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida to John Cobb ...

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Captain John H. "Jack" Fellowes (USN) (1932 - 2010)

John Heaphy "Jack" Fellowes (November 22, 1932 – May 3, 2010) was a U.S. Navy captain, pilot, and prisoner of war (POW) during the Vietnam War. He was known as "Happy Jack" because of his infe...

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Nathaniel Benchley MP (1915 - 1981)

Benchley (November 13, 1915 – December 14, 1981) was an American author. Born in Newton, Massachusetts to a literary family, he was the son of Gertrude Darling and Robert Benchley (1889&#x...

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John Joseph Guilfoyle (1928 - 2005)

He entered the United States Navy in 1945, serving until 1947.

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Barry Commoner (1917 - 2012)

Barry Commoner (May 28, 1917 – September 30, 2012) was an American biologist, college professor, and politician. He ran for president of the United States in the 1980 U.S. presidential electio...

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John Warner, U.S. Senator (1927 - d.)

John William Warner is an American Republican politician who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972 to 1974 and as a five-term United States Senator from Virginia from January 2, 1979, to January ...

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John (Jackie) Cooper, Jr. (1922 - 2011)

Prominent actor and director. Actor, Director. Born John Cooper, Jr, nephew of director Norman Taurog, he entered the entertainment industry at the age of three appearing in Bobby Clark and Lloyd Ham...

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Bus Mosbacher (1922 - 1997)

Emil "Bus" Mosbacher, Jr. (born 1922 - August 13, 1997) was a two-time America's Cup-winning yachtsman, the founding chairman of Operation Sail, and Chief of Protocol of the United States during the ...

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Shecky Greene MP

Shecky Greene (born Fred Sheldon Greenfield;[1] on April 8, 1926) is an American comedian. He is known for his nightclub performances in Las Vegas, where he has been a headliner for more than thirty ...

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Lewis Edward Yablonsky MP (1924 - 2014)

Dr Lewis Edward Yablonsky was born in Santa Monica, California on Jan 29, 1924 and was 89 when he died of natural causes on January 29 2013, in Santa Monica. Yablonsky was an authority on youth gangs...

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Phineas Jonathan Horwitz, M.D. MP (1822 - 1904)

Surgeon General Phineas J. Horwitz: Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine by Seymour “Sy” Brody Surgeon General Phineas J. Horowitz was the Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine, 1865-186...

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Admiral Hyman G. Rickover ("Father of the Nuclear Navy") MP (1900 - 1986)

Hyman George Rickover (January 27, 1900 – July 8, 1986) was a United States Navy admiral who directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for thr...

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Eric Michael Garcetti MP

Eric Michael Garcetti (born February 4, 1971) is the mayor of Los Angeles and a former member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing the 13th District.[1] He served as Council President from 2...

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Vic Morrow MP (1929 - 1982)

Victor "Vic" Morrow (February 14, 1929 – July 23, 1982) was an American actor whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s television series Combat!, prominent roles in a handful of othe...

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Lawrence Halprin MP (1916 - 2009)

Lawrence Halprin was an American landscape architect, designer and teacher. BEST-KNOWN CREATIONS: - Sea Ranch, Sonoma Coast (1967) - Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco (1968) - Embarcadero Pla...

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Lt. George von Lengerke Meyer III (1916 - 1942)

George von Lengerke Meyer III enlisted in the United States Navy on 5 July 1940 and was promoted to Lt.(jg). He was assigned to the USS Barton (DD-599) which was commissioned on 29 May 1942. On 13 No...

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Henry Loomis (1919 - 2008)

Henry Loomis (April 19, 1919 – November 2, 2008) was appointed director of the Voice of America in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, resigning from the post in 1965 after policy conflict...

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RDML James Lardner (twin) (1802 - 1881)

James Lawrence Lardner (November 20, 1802 – April 12, 1881) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He was born on 20 November 1802 in Philadelphia. His twin ...

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Dr. Thomas Gosselin DDS (1942 - 2005)

Dr. Thomas Gosselin, pediatric dentist Dr. Thomas J. Gosselin, 63, West Reading, a pediatric dentist, died Jan. 13 at 8:10 p.m. in Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Dauphin County, where he had been ...

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Commander Lloyd M. Bucher (USN) (1927 - 2004)

Lloyd Mark "Pete" Bucher (1 September 1927 – 28 January 2004) was an officer in the United States Navy, who is best remembered as the captain of the USS Pueblo (AGER-2), which was captured o...

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Lila Cockrell, Mayor of San Antonio (1922 - d.)

Lila May Banks Cockrell (born January 19, 1922) is a former mayor of San Antonio, Texas. During World War II, she served in the WAVES branch of the United States Navy. She served as President of the ...

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William Houston Blount (1922 - 2011)

William Houston Blount of Birmingham was born in Union Springs, Alabama, January 3, 1922, He was educated at Staunton Military Academy, the University of Alabama, and Harvard Business School. He entere...

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LT. George Arthur Roberts (1921 - 1995)

Update 8/2/2015(CLM): George A Roberts was born and raised in Pensacola and Joined the U.S.Navy in WWII. Mr.Roberts was a LT in the Pacific during the war onboard LST. Mr.Roberts was a devoted Husband ...

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Rear Admiral Fran McKee (USN) (1926 - 2002)

Fran McKee (September 13, 1926 – March 3, 2002) was the first female line officer to hold the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. She was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral (Lowe...

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Robert Haswell (1768 - c.1801)

Robert Haswell (November 24, 1768–1801?) was an early American maritime fur trader to the Pacific Northwest of North America. His journals of these voyages are the main records of Captain Robe...

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Vincent W Prejean (1923 - 1992)

Vincent W Prejean Find A Grave Memorial# 12243494 S2 U.S NAVY WORLD WAR II

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Herbert L. Satterlee (1863 - 1947)

Herbert Livingston Satterlee (October 31, 1863 – July 14, 1947) was an American lawyer, writer, and businessman who served as United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1908 to 1909. T...

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Warren P. Knowles, Governor (1908 - 1993)

Warren Perley Knowles (August 19, 1908 – May 1, 1993), born in River Falls, Wisconsin, was an American lawyer and politician from New Richmond, Wisconsin. Biography Knowles graduated from ...

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Commander Walter E. Lees (USN) (1887 - 1957)

Walter Edwin Lees (July 16, 1887 – May 16, 1957) was an early American aviator who set a flight endurance record in 1931. Biography He was born on July 16, 1887 in Janesville, Wisconsin,...

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Rear Admiral Richard O'Kane (USN) (1911 - 1994)

Rear Admiral Richard Hetherington “Dick” O'Kane (February 2, 1911 – February 16, 1994) was a United States Navy submarine commander in World War II, who received a Medal of Hon...

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Rear Admiral James Edward Jouett (1826 - 1902)

Rear Admiral James Edward Jouett (7 February 1826 – 30 September 1902), known as "Fighting Jim Jouett of the American Navy", was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-America...

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Angus Gilchrist Wynne, Jr. (1914 - 1979)

Angus Gilchrist Wynne, Jr. (born January 9, 1914 in Kaufman County, Texas - died March 12, 1979 in Dallas) was a land developer, founder of Wynnewood Shopping Center and community development in Oa...

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Charles R. Webb (1925 - 2012)

Dick served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

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Mark Shepherd (1923 - 2009)

) Mark Shepherd (January 18, 1923 – February 4, 2009) was the chairman and chief executive officer of Texas Instruments. He was in attendance at the demonstration of the integrated circuit by ...

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