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Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr. (1860 - 1929)

Daniel Moreau Barringer (May 25, 1860 – November 30, 1929) was a geologist best known as the first person to prove the existence of an impact crater on the Earth, the Meteor Crater in Arizona. T...

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Tristram Potter Coffin (1922 - 2012)

Tristram (“Tris”) Potter Coffin (February 13, 1922 – January 31, 2012) was a folklorist and leading scholar of ballad texts in the 20th century. Dr. Coffin spent the bulk of his ...

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Ezra Pound MP (1885 - 1972)

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an American expatriate poet and critic and a major figure in the early modernist movement in poetry. He became known for his role...

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William Darlington (1782 - 1863)

William Darlington (April 28, 1782 – April 23, 1863), physician and botanist, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. William Darlington (cousin of Edward Darlin...

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Brig. General Robert M. O'Reilly, 20th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1845 - 1912)

Robert Maitland O'Reilly (January 14, 1845–November 3, 1912) was the 20th Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving from September 7, 1902 to January 14, 1909. O'Reilly was born i...

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Brig. General William H. Forwood, 19th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

William Henry Forwood (September 7, 1838 – May 12, 1915) was a surgeon from Brandywine Hundred, Delaware, who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and eventually as Surgeon...

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Joel Barlow Sutherland (1792 - 1861)

Joel Barlow Sutherland (February 26, 1792 – November 15, 1861) was a Jacksonian member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Joel B.Sutherland was born in Gloucester County...

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Robert Murray, 14th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1822 - 1913)

ROBERT MURRAY (August 6, 1823 - January 1, 1913), Surgeon General, November 23, 1883 - August 6, 1886, was born at Elkridge, Maryland, then in Anne Arundel County. He was the son of Daniel and Mary (...

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John Morgan (1735 - 1789)

) John Morgan (June 10, 1735 – October 15, 1789) was co-founder of the Medical College at the University of Pennsylvania, the first medical school in Colonial America; and he served as the s...

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Major James Evans, MD (CSA) (1831 - 1909)

Dr. James Evans was born in Marion, South Carolina on September 12, 1831. James was also educated at Marion Academy. He entered the South Carolina Military Academy in the class of 1853 at the age of se...

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Ethelbert Watts (1845 - 1919)

Ethelbert Watts (February 25, 1846 – July 13, 1919) a United States diplomat for over twenty-four years, played important roles in the Spanish-American War, Russo-Japanese War, and World War I...

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William Pepper, Jr., M.D. (1843 - 1898)

William Pepper, Jr., M.D. (August 21, 1843 - July 28, 1898), an American physician, was a leader in medical education in the nineteenth century, and a longtime Provost of the University of Pennsylvan...

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Jim Thompson (1906 - c.1967)

) Jim Thompson (born James Harrison Wilson Thompson; born March 21, 1906) was an American businessman who helped revitalize the Thai silk industry in the 1950s and 1960s. At the time of his disappear...

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Ellis Robins, 1st Baron Robins KBE, DSO (1884 - 1962)

(Thomas) Ellis Robins, 1st Baron Robins KBE, DSO (31 October 1884 – 21 July 1962), known as Sir Ellis Robins between 1946 and 1958, was an American-born British businessman and public servant,...

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John "Jack" Borland Thayer, Jr. MP (1894 - 1945)

In addition to the following there are links on this page to many articles connected to this family Name: Mr John Borland jr Thayer Born: Monday 24th December 1894 Age: 17 years Last Resi...

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John Borland Thayer MP (1862 - 1912)

) Name: Mr John Borland Thayer Born: Monday 21st April 1862 Age: 49 years Last Residence: in Haverford Pennsylvania United States Occupation: Businessman 1st Class passenger First Emb...

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Walter Jackson Freeman II, M.D. (1895 - 1972)

Walter Jackson Freeman II, M.D. (November 14, 1895 – May 31, 1972) was an American physician who specialized in lobotomy. He was a member of the American Psychiatric Association. Biography a...

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Dr. Samuel A. Cartwright (1793 - 1863)

Samuel Adolphus Cartwright (November 3, 1793 – May 2, 1863) was a physician who practiced in Mississippi and Louisiana in the antebellum United States. During the American Civil War he joined ...

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Patrick Kerr Rogers (1776 - 1828)

Patrick Rogers was born in Ireland and immigrated at the end of the 18th century to America, where he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and practiced medicine. When his son, William ...

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Robert Empie Rogers (1813 - 1884)

Robert Empie Rogers (29 March 1813 – 6 September 1884) was a United States chemist. Biography Rogers was born in Baltimore, Maryland. The youngest of four brothers, he was educated first u...

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Henry Darwin Rogers (1808 - 1866)

Henry Darwin Rogers FRS FRSE (August 1, 1808 – May 26, 1866) was an American geologist. Biography Rogers was born at Philadelphia. His middle name was given him in honor of Erasmus Darwin,...

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John Croghan, MD (1790 - 1849)

from Myers 1497: bought and developed Mammoth Cave... never married Dr. John Croghan (April 23, 1790 – January 11, 1849) was an American medical doctor who helped establish Louisville Marine...

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Dr. George P. Terrill (CSA) (1828 - 1884)

Dr. George P. Terrill, a Confederate militia commander, survived the Civil War. His three brothers, Philip Terrill (CSA), Brig. General James Terrill (CSA), and Brig. General William Terrill (USA), wer...

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George B. Churchill (1866 - 1925)

George Bosworth Churchill (October 24, 1866 – July 1, 1925) was an American politician, a Representative from Massachusetts, and an academic and editor. Life and career Churchill was born ...

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Dr. Caleb R. Layton (1851 - 1930)

Dr. Caleb Rodney Layton (September 8, 1851 – November 11, 1930) was an American physician and politician, from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, ...

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George F. Fort, Governor (1809 - 1872)

George Franklin Fort (June 30, 1809 – April 22, 1872) was a physician, politician, judge, and a Democrat who served as the 16th Governor of New Jersey from 1851 to 1854. Biography He was b...

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Crawford W. Long (1815 - 1878)

Crawford Williamson Long (November 1, 1815 – June 16, 1878) was an American surgeon and pharmacist best known for his first use of inhaled diethyl ether as an anesthetic. Although his work was...

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Philemon Dickerson, Governor (1788 - 1862)

Philemon Dickerson (January 11, 1788 – December 10, 1862) was a United States congressman representing New Jersey, and was later a United States federal judge. He was the brother of Governor, ...

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John G. McCullough, Governor (1835 - 1915)

John Griffith McCullough (September 16, 1835 – May 29, 1915) was an American businessperson and attorney. He was Attorney General of California during the Civil War, and the 49th Governor of V...

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Charles R. Miller, Governor (1857 - 1927)

Charles Robert Miller (September 30, 1857 – September 18, 1927) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, who served in the Dela...

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Gove Saulsbury, Governor (1815 - 1881)

Dr. Gove Saulsbury (May 29, 1815 – July 31, 1881) was an American physician and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and he served in the D...

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William Burton, Governor (1789 - 1866)

) William Burton (October 16, 1789 – August 5, 1866) was an American physician and politician from Milford, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Gov...

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George M. Leader, Governor MP

George Michael Leader (born January 17, 1918) served as the 36th Governor of Pennsylvania from January 18, 1955 until January 20, 1959. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and a native of York Co...

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Bert Bell (1895 - 1959)

De Benneville "Bert" Bell (February 25, 1895 – October 11, 1959) was the National Football League (NFL) commissioner from 1945 until his death in 1959. As commissioner, he introduced competi...

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John C. Bell, Jr., Governor (1892 - 1974)

. John Cromwell Bell, Jr. (October 25, 1892 – March 21, 1974) was an American lawyer, politician, and judge. He was the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (1943–1947) before bec...

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Lloyd Lowndes, Jr., Governor (1845 - 1905)

. Lloyd Lowndes, Jr. (February 21, 1845 – January 8, 1905), a member of the United States Republican Party, was the 43rd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1896 to 1900 and a membe...

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Thomas King Carroll, Governor (1793 - 1873)

Thomas King Carroll (April 29, 1793 – October 3, 1873) served as the 21st Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1830 to 1831. He also served as a judge, and in the Maryla...

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Horace Stern (1878 - 1969)

Horace Stern (1878-1969) was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1 November 1952 to 29 December 1956. He was elevated to the Chief Justice position after serving on the Court fr...

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Rabbi Malcolm H. Stern MP (1915 - 1994)

Malcolm Henry Stern was born on January 29, 1915, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Stern was the son of Arthur Kaufman and Henrietta Berkowitz Stern and had one brother, Edward. In 1923 the Stern family ...

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Barnet Phillips, (CSA) (1826 - 1905)

From the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906: American journalist; born in Philadelphia Nov. 9, 1826; educated at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, whence he was graduated in 1847. Shortly afterwar...

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Zalegman Phillips (1779 - 1839)

Zalegman Phillips: Lawyer; graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1795, and became one of the leading criminal lawyers of Philadelphia.

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William Ephraim Mikell, Dean of U of PA Law School (1868 - 1944)

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John Mercer Patton, Gov. US Congress (1797 - 1858)

John Mercer Patton (August 10, 1797 – October 29, 1858) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Patton attended Princeton University a...

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Judge Moses Levy (1756 - 1826)

Moses Levy (b. Philadelphia 1757; d. there May 9, 1826) was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1776. On March 19, 1778, he was admitted to the bar; from 1802 to 1822...

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David Judah (deceased)

Entered Univ. of PA in 1760.

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Dr. James Cook Ayer (1819 - 1878)

James Cook Ayer (5 May 1818 Groton, Connecticut - 3 July 1878 Winchendon, Massachusetts) was the wealthiest patent medicine businessman of his day. Dr. Ayer was also brother of wealthy industrialist ...

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John Meredith Read (1797 - 1874)

John Meredith Read (July 21, 1797 – November 29, 1874) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was one of the founders of the Republican Party and ...

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Gov. Samuel W. Pennypacker (1843 - 1916)

Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker (April 9, 1843 – September 2, 1916) was the 23rd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1903 to 1907. Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker was the fourth great-grandson of Abraham op...

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Dr George Stanley Woodward (1863 - 1952)

George Woodward was an important figure in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania progressive politics for 50 years. Son of a well-known Wilkes-Barre lawyer, and grandson of Judge George Washington Woodward...

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Austin Phelps (1820 - 1890)

Austin Phelps (January 7, 1820—October 13, 1890), was an American Congregational minister and educator. He was for 10 years President of the Andover Theological Seminary and his writings becam...

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Edmund Snow "Ted" Carpenter (1922 - 2011)

Edmund "Ted" Snow Carpenter (September 2, 1922 – July 1, 2011) was an anthropologist best known for his work on tribal art and visual media. Early life Born in Rochester, New York to t...

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Elisha Kent Kane, Arctic Explorer (c.1820 - 1857)

Elisha Kent Kane (28 February 1820 – 16 February 1857) was a medical officer in the United States Navy during the first half of the 19th century. He was a member of two Arctic expeditions to r...

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Lawrence M. Judd, 7th Territorial Governor of Hawaii (1887 - 1968)

Lawrence McCully Judd (March 20, 1887 – October 4, 1968) was a politician of the Territory of Hawaii, serving as the seventh Territorial Governor. He was devoted to the Hansen's Disease-afflic...

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Elisha Cullen Dick, M.D. (attending physician at George Washington's death) (1762 - 1825)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Possible alternate birth year - 1750? - Find A Grave Memorial # 15014649. Elisha Cullen Dick, M.D. (15 March 1762 in Chester County, Pennsylvania ...

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Dwight Locke Wilbur M.D. (1904 - 1997)

Dwight Locke Wilbur (1904 – 1997) was a medical doctor and president of the American Medical Association. During his 1968-69 tenure, he was instrumental in convincing that organization to ac...

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Pliny Earle II, MD (1809 - 1892)

Pliny Earle II, MD (December 31, 1809 - 1892) was an American physician, psychiatrist, and poet. Biography Pliny Earle was born in Leicester, Massachusetts, and was the son of the inventor Pl...

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Major Granville Roland Fortescue (1875 - 1952)

Granville Roland Fortescue (October 12, 1875-April 21, 1952) was an American soldier, a Rough Rider serving with his cousin, Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in Cuba, a presidential aide in the first Roose...

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Richard Chichester Mason, M.D. (1793 - 1869)

Richard Chichester Mason (7 May 1793–22 July 1869) was a prominent physician practicing in Alexandria, Virginia. Mason was a grandson of George Mason and his wife Ann Eilbeck. Early life a...

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William Wallace Anderson (1789 - 1864)

Medical doctor, and architect whose works in South Carolina attained National Historic Landmarks status; he was also the father of Confederate General Richard H. Anderson. He designed buildings a...

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David Hayes Agnew, M.D. MP (1818 - 1892)

David Hayes Agnew (November 24, 1818 – March 22, 1892) was an American surgeon. Biography He was born on November 24, 1818 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the medi...

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Carrie Burnham Kilgore (1838 - 1909)

Carrie Burnham Kilgore (1838-1909) First woman to graduate from the Universitity of Pennsylvania with a law degree (LL.B.) and the first woman to practice law in both Philadelphia and Pennsylvania; o...

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James Harry Covington (1870 - 1942)

James Harry Covington, II (May 3, 1870 – February 4, 1942) was an American jurist and politician. He represented the Maryland's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Represe...

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E. Wallace Chadwick (1884 - 1969)

E. Wallace Chadwick (January 17, 1884–August 18, 1969) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. E. Wallace Chadwick was born in Vincennes, Indiana, a...

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William Draper Lewis (1867 - 1949)

William Draper Lewis (1867–1949) was the first full-time dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1896-1914) and the founding director (1923-1947) of the American Law Institute. ...

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Alice Stokes Paul MP (1885 - 1977)

Alice Paul was an American suffragist leader. Along with her close friend Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendm...

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"General" William Walker, President of Nicaragua MP (c.1824 - c.1860)

) William Walker (May 8, 1824– September 12, 1860) was an American physician, lawyer, journalist and adventurer, who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the...

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Brig. General Joseph R. West (USA), U.S. Senator (1822 - 1898)

Joseph Rodman West (September 19, 1822 – October 31, 1898) was a United States Senator from Louisiana and a general in the United States Army during and after the American Civil War. As a co...

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John S. Spence, U.S. Senator (1788 - 1840)

John Selby Spence (February 29, 1788 – October 24, 1840) was an American politician. Born near Snow Hill, Maryland, Spence attended the common schools and graduated from the medical depa...

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Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator MP (1930 - 2012)

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George W. Pepper, U.S. Senator (1867 - 1961)

George Wharton Pepper (March 16, 1867 – May 24, 1961) was an American lawyer, law professor, and Republican politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the Unite...

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Gen. Peter Muhlenberg (Cont. Army), U.S. Senator (1746 - 1807)

Peter Muhlenberg John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746 – October 1, 1807) was a clergyman, a soldier and a politician of the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Post-Revolutionary eras in ...

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James Murray Mason, U.S. Senator, Confederate Diplomat (1798 - 1871)

James Murray Mason (November 3, 1798 – April 28, 1871) was a United States Representative and United States Senator from Virginia. He was a grandson of George Mason and represented the Confede...

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Lewis F. Linn, U.S. Senator (1796 - 1843)

Lewis Fields Linn (November 5, 1796 – October 3, 1843) was a Jacksonian Democratic U.S. Senator for the state of Missouri born in Kentucky. He served in that role from 1833 to 1843. Four state...

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George R. Dennis, U.S. Senator (1822 - 1882)

George Robertson Dennis (April 8, 1822 – August 13, 1882), a Democrat, was a United States Senator from Maryland, serving from 1873-1879. He also served in the Maryland State Senate and the Ma...

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Simon B. Conover, U.S. Senator (1840 - 1908)

Simon Barclay Conover (September 23, 1840 – April 19, 1908) was a Republican Senator from Florida. Biography Born in Middlesex County, New Jersey, Conover attended an academy in Trento...

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Henry H. Chambers, U.S. Senator (1790 - 1826)

Henry H. Chambers (October 1, 1790 – January 24, 1826) was an American politician, who served as the Democratic-Republican U.S. senator from the state of Alabama from March 4, 1825 until his d...

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Joseph M. Carey, Governor, U.S. Senator (1845 - 1924)

Joseph Maull Carey (January 19, 1845 – February 5, 1924) was a lawyer, rancher, judge, and politician, who spent most of his political career in Wyoming before and after it achieved statehood....

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C. Douglass Buck, Governor, U.S. Senator (1890 - 1965)

Clayton Douglass Buck (March 21, 1890 – January 27, 1965) was an American engineer and politician from New Castle Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of World War I and a me...

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William Wyatt Bibb, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1781 - 1820)

William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781 – July 10, 1820) was a United States Senator from Georgia and the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama. Bibb County, Alabama, and Bibb County, Georgi...

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Ephraim Bateman, U.S. Senator (1780 - 1829)

Ephraim Bateman (July 9, 1780 – January 28, 1829) represented New Jersey in the United States Senate from 1826 to 1829 and in the United States House of Representatives from 1815–1823. ...

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Dr. L. Heisler Ball, U.S. Senator (1861 - 1932)

Dr. Lewis Heisler Ball (September 21, 1861 – October 18, 1932) was an American physician and politician from Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, near Stanton. He was a member of t...

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James Wilson, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1742 - 1798)

James Wilson (1742–1798) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress,...

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Richard Peters (1744 - 1828)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A089652 ) Richard Peters (June 22, 1744 – August 22, 1828) sometimes Richard Peters, Jr., to di...

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Gov. William Paca, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1740 - 1799)

William Paca (October 31, 1740 – October 23, 1799) was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland, and later Governor of Maryland and a United S...

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Cadwalader Morris (1741 - 1795)

Cadwalader Morris (February 19, 1741 – January 25, 1795) was an American merchant and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the American Revolution, he was a member of the First...

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Dr. Henry Latimer, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1819)

) Dr. Henry Latimer (April 24, 1752 – December 19, 1819) was an American physician and politician from Newport, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was elected to the Continental Congress from ...

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David Jackson (1747 - 1801)

) David Jackson (1747 – September 17, 1801) was an American apothecary and physician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1785. ...

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Joseph Hopkinson (1770 - 1842)

Joseph Hopkinson (November 12, 1770 – January 15, 1842) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, and later a United States federal judge. Early life, education,...

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William Hindman, U.S. Senator (1743 - 1822)

William Hindman (April 1, 1743 – January 19, 1822) was an American lawyer and statesman from Talbot County, Maryland. He represented Maryland in the Continental Congress, and in the federal ...

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Col. Whitmell Hill (c.1743 - 1797)

DAR Ancestor #: A056084 Whitmell Hill (February 12, 1743 – September 26, 1797) was an American planter from Martin County, North Carolina. He was a delegate for North Carolina to the Contine...

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Sen. William Grayson (Anti-Fed - Virginia) MP (c.1740 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A047840 William Grayson (1740 – March 12, 1790) was a soldier, lawyer, and statesman from Virginia. H...

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Robert Goldsborough, Esq. (1733 - 1788)

Robert Goldsborough (December 3, 1733 – December 22, 1788) was an American lawyer and statesman from Maryland. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Robert was the son of Ch...

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Major General Philemon Dickinson (New Jersey Militia), U.S. Senator (1739 - 1809)

Philemon Dickinson (April 5, 1739 – February 4, 1809) was an American lawyer and politician from Trenton, New Jersey. As a brigadier general of the New Jersey militia, he was one of the most e...

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Lambert Cadwalader (1742 - 1823)

Lambert Cadwalader (December 1742 – September 13, 1823) was an American merchant and leader in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He fought in the Revolutionary War, then represented New Jersey in t...

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Elias Boudinot, 10th Pres. of the Cont. Congress MP (1740 - 1821)

Elias Boudinot (May 2, 1740 – October 24, 1821) was a lawyer and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a U.S. Congressman for New Jersey. He als...

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William Bingham, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1804)

An American statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788 and served in the United States Senate from 1795 to 1801. He ...

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Andrew Allen (1740 - 1825)

) Andrew Allen (June 1740 – March 7, 1825) was a lawyer and official from the Province of Pennsylvania. Born into an influential family, Allen initially favored the colonial cause in the Ameri...

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Dr. Hubert Work, Sr., U.S. Postmaster General and Secretary of the Interior MP (1860 - 1942)

From “Work Family History”, vol. I (1969) & vol. II (1994), compiled by Von Gail Hamilton. Hubert planned to go to CA to practice medicine after he graduated from medical school. He sto...

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