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Granville Semmes (1928 - 2012)

Granville Martin Semmes II (c. 1928 – March 30, 2012) was an American businessman, entrepreneur and gemcutter. Semmes was the founder of 1-800-Flowers, a floral retailer, gift and distribution...

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Vice Admiral Walden L. Ainsworth (1886 - 1960)

Walden Lee "Pug" Ainsworth (November 10, 1886 – August 7, 1960) was an admiral of the United States Navy. For his role in commanding destroyer and cruiser task forces in the Pacific during Wor...

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Vice Admiral Benedict J. Semmes, Jr. (1913 - 1994)

. Benedict Joseph Semmes, Jr. (8 April 1913 – 4 June 1994) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II and the Cold War, command of destroyers, a ...

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Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. (1927 - 2002)

. Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. (1927 - September 5, 2002) was the Chairman and CEO of Pfizer Inc.. He served as President from 1971 to 1972, CEO from 1972 to 1991, and Chairman from 1972 to 1992. He is the...

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Jay Evard Welch MP (1925 - 2008)

Jay Evard Welch died on December 14, 2008 at the age of 83.He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on November 6, 1925 to Jesse Evard and Pearl Snow Welch. He married Marcelle Beecher on March 21, 1951 in ...

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Hugh Quincy Alexander (1911 - 1989)

Hugh Quincy Alexander (7 August 1911 – 17 September 1989) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from North Carolina between 1953 and 1963. Born on a farm near Glendon, North Carolina in Moore...

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Vice Admiral John Wesley Roper (1898 - 1963)

Assumed command of the USS WISCONSIN on 20 February 1945, and with the rank of Captain directed her in the assault and occupation of Okinawa and in the final strikes against Japanese Home Islands. For ...

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Charles F Blair (1909 - 1978)

Charles F. Blair, Jr. (July 19, 1909 – September 2, 1978) was a United States Air Force Brigadier General, United States Navy aviator Captain, a test pilot, an airline pilot, and airline owner. ...

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James B. Pearson, U.S. Senator (1920 - 2009)

James Blackwood Pearson (May 7, 1920 – January 13, 2009) was a United States Senator from Kansas from 1962 to 1979. Biography James Pearson was born in 1920 in Nashville, Tennessee, the so...

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Vice Admiral Lawson P. "Red" Ramage (1909 - 1990)

Lawson Paterson "Red" Ramage (19 January 1909 – 15 April 1990) was a vice admiral in the United States Navy and a noted submarine commander during World War II. Ramage was decorated with the M...

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George Levick Street, III (1913 - 2000)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] George Levick Street, III (NSN: 0-78745)...

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Cassin Young (1894 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander Cassin Young (NSN: 0-9615), United States Navy, for distinguished co...

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Scott, Norman - Manila, Philippine Islands MOH (deceased)

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Harry Pinckney Huse (1858 - 1942)

[ ] Harry Huse was born at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, where his Army officer father, Caleb Huse was then stationed. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in September 1874 ...

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William Alva Etchason (1926 - 2003)

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Marty Robbins (1925 - 1982)

Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925–December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. One of the most popular and s...

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Chris Kyle MP (1974 - 2013)

Find a Grave Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Military Figure, Author. He is best remembered for his autobiographical book "American Sniper," a New York Times bestseller that described his military...

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George Parks Kuhn (1919 - 1995)

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during World War II.

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Burton "Butch" Baskin MP (1913 - 1967)

Vitals AKA: Burt Born: 17-Dec-1913 Birthplace: San Diego, CA Died: 24-Dec-1967 Location of death: Los Angeles, CA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buried, Home of Peace Memorial P...

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Pvt. Henry Kalinowski, USMC (1920 - 1941)

Henry Kalinowski was born on May 13, 1920, the fourth of eight children raised by Adam and Anna Kalinowski of Ashtabula, Ohio. Times were hard for a big family; the Kalinowski farm faltered and was r...

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Lt. Cdr. Samuel G. Fuqua, Medal of Honor (1899 - 1987)

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was known as "Sam" and was a 1923 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. His citation reads "For distinguished conduct in action, outstan...

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James A. Gray, Sr. (1923 - 2009)

U.S. Navy, WWII veteran having served aboard the Destroyer Escort (60 DE) USS Gantner APD 42 as a cook & deck gunner.

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WT2c Victor L. Jeans (1918 - 1941)

During the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the USS Arizona was bombed. She exploded and sank, killing 1,177 officers and crewmen. Unlike many of the other ships sunk or damaged th...

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John Rupert Rowe, I (1892 - 1918)

John Rupert was educated at Royal School. His first job was an office boy for the Honolulu Advertiser. He had a great singing voice and was a talented musician. He wanted to have a career in music. In ...

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Douglas Hager, USMC (1924 - 1993)

Served in US Navy and US Marine Corp; served during WWII and Korea.

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Paul Smucker (deceased)

The second generational transfer of power at Smucker's began in the late 1950s, when son Paul joined Willard in drawing up a plan for future growth and diversification. Like his father, Paul had starte...

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Ronald G. Garrad (1937 - 2009)

He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War.

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Vice Admiral Charles Bowers Momsen, USN MP (1896 - 1967)

VICE ADMIRAL CHARLES BOWERS MOMSEN He was a pioneer in submarine rescue for the United States Navy. He invented the underwater escape device later called the "Momsen lung" for which he received the N...

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Doyal Linbergh Baker (1927 - 2007)

Doyal served in the Navy from 1945 to 1946.

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Frances A. Meier (1931 - 2012)

Frank served in the United States Navy.

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Richard L. Nethers (1927 - 2004)

Navy Veteran of World War II

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Carl F. Hardesty (1925 - 2014)

Carl was a US Navy veteran of WWII where he served on the merchant ship SS Julius Smith and the destroyer USS Haywood L. Edwards in the North Atlantic as a Signalman Second Class. - See more at:

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Woody Hayes (1913 - 1987)

Wayne Woodrow "Woody" Hayes (February 14, 1913 – March 12, 1987) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Denison University (1946–1948), Miami Universi...

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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...

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William Huston Natcher (1909 - 1994)

William Huston Natcher (September 11, 1909 – March 29, 1994) was a Democratic congressman, serving in the United States House of Representatives from 1953 to 1994. Early life Natcher was b...

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Paul F. Iams (1915 - 2004)

Paul Falknor Iams (/ˈaɪmz/; August 11, 1915 in Dayton, Ohio – October 26, 2004 in Chappaqua, New York) was the founder of the Iams Company which is known for its high-end line of...

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Jon Whitcomb (1906 - 1988)

Jon Whitcomb (1906–1988) was an American illustrator. He was well known for his pictures of glamorous young women. He was born in Weatherford, Oklahoma and grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He ...

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Philip G. Hoffman (1915 - 2008)

Philip Guthrie Hoffman (6 August 1915 – 29 October 2008) was the fifth president of the University of Houston, and the first chancellor of the University of Houston System. While at the univer...

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Richard McKenna (1913 - 1964)

Richard Milton McKenna (May 9, 1913 – November 1, 1964) was an American sailor and writer. Early life McKenna was born in Mountain Home, Idaho, on May 9, 1913. Seeking more opportunities t...

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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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William H. Webster, 14th Director of Central Intelligence, 3rd Director of the FBI MP

William Hedgcock Webster (born March 6, 1924) is an American attorney, jurist, and current Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Previously Webster was the third Director of the Federal...

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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 M...

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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 1947...

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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 an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Iowa from 1985 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served ...

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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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