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Herbert Tuckerman (1921 - 2007)

Herbert Sears Tuckerman (May 2, 1921–August 8, 2007) was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate. Early life Tuckerman ...

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Mason Sears (1899 - 1973)

Philip Mason Sears (born December 29, 1899 — December 13, 1973) was an American politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts General Court and the Chairman of the Massachusetts Repub...

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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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Sheffield Phelps (1921 - 2006)

Sheffield Phelps (1921–2006) was an American businessperson, and a prominent figure in the art community. He was the scion of an old New England family who moved to Washington state and rose t...

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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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Hyman Kalus (1924 - d.)

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Frederick Lippitt (1916 - 2005)

Frederick Lippitt (December 29, 1916 – May 11, 2005) was an American military officer, attorney and politician. He was the scion of a distinguished Rhode Island colonial family, the son of Uni...

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Shaya Bick (1895 - 1985)

Was a Colonel in the Red Army during World War II.

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General William A. Knowlton (1920 - 2008)

General William Allen Knowlton (June 19, 1920 – August 10, 2008) was a United States Army four star general, and a former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy. As a full general,...

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Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He w...

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Richardson Dilworth, Mayor of Philadelphia (1898 - 1974)

Richardson K. Dilworth (August 29, 1898 – January 23, 1974) was an American Democratic Party politician, born in the Pittsburgh area, who served as the 117th Mayor of Philadelphia from 1956 to...

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William Congdon (1912 - 1998)

William Grosvenor Congdon (April 15, 1912, Providence, Rhode Island – April 15, 1998, Milan, Italy) was an American painter who gained notoriety as an artist in New York City in the 1940s, but...

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Albert Tweyman (1919 - 1944)

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Robin Moore (1925 - 2008)

Robert Lowell "Robin" Moore, Jr. (October 31, 1925 – February 21, 2008) was an American writer who is most known for his books The Green Berets, The French Connection: A True Account of Cops, ...

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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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Theodore Roosevelt, III (1914 - 2001)

The Theodore Roosevelt Association announces with regret the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, III. Anne Mason Babcock Roosevelt died after a long illness on Jan. 29, and her husband of 61 y...

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Major Quentin Roosevelt II (1919 - 1948)

Quentin Roosevelt II (November 4, 1919 – December 21, 1948) was the fourth child and youngest son of Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III and Eleanor Butler Alexander. He was the namesake of his unc...

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Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. (1918 - 1990)

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. (February 18, 1918 – May 31, 1990), the first child of Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt and...

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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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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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Laughlin Phillips (1924 - 2010)

Laughlin Phillips (October 20, 1924 – January 24, 2010), also known as Loc Phillips, was an American museum director from Washington, D.C. The son of wealthy art collectors, he managed The Phi...

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Pvt. James "Jimmy" Trimble III (USMC) (1925 - 1945)

James “Jimmy” Trimble (October 10, 1925-March 1, 1945), In 1942 and 1943 sports fan in the Washington area were amazed by the tremendous fastball of a young pitcher. Trimble grew up i...

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Russell E. Train (1920 - 2012)

Russell Errol Train (June 4, 1920 - September 17, 2012) was the second Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), from September 1973 to January 1977, and the Founder Chairman Emerit...

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Lieutenant Albany Kennett Charlesworth, MC (1892 - 1945)

Albany Kennett Charlesworth MC Born 1892 Chelsea Son of Albany Hawke Charlesworth and Eleanor C. Bayley Died Feb 1 1945 - Barney was killed in an air accident when on his way to the Yalta Confe...

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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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Gregory Bateson (1904 - 1980)

Gregory Bateson (9 May 1904 – 4 July 1980) was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician and cyberneticist whose work intersected that of many o...

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Franklin S. Billings, Jr. (1922 - 2014)

. Franklin Swift Billings, Jr. (June 5, 1922 – March 9, 2014) was an American politician and judge from the state of Vermont. Billings served as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives...

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Leonard Sawyer, DSO (1895 - 1960)

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Col Alexander James 29th of MacDougall, CMG (1872 - 1953)

Colonel Alexander James Macdougall, 29th of Dunollie Born on 7 January 1872. Son of Henry Robert Lawrence MacDougall, 28th of Dunollie and of Lorn and Caroline Harriette Forsyth. Married Colina...

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Ernest K. Gann (1910 - 1991)

Ernest Kellogg Gann (October 13, 1910 – December 19, 1991) was an American aviator, author, sailor, and conservationist. Books and novels

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William Edleston Spooner (1921 - 1941)

William (Billy) Edleston Spooner was born in 1921. Billy was killed on a bombing raid while serving in the Royal Air Force in 1941.

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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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Charles T. Beaird (1922 - 2006)

Charles Thomas Beaird (July 17, 1922 - April 18, 2006) was an industrialist, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and civic leader from Shreveport in northwestern Louisiana. A self-identified "libera...

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Air Vice-Marshal Percy Maitland CB, CBE, MVO, AFC (1895 - 1985)

From (subscription needed) First Name: Percy Eric Initials: P Surname: Maitland Nationality: British Rank: Captain; Flight Commander Gallantry Awards: Mentioned in Despatches G...

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Michael Richard Daniell Foot, CBE, TD (1919 - 2012)

M. R. D. Foot Michael Richard Daniell Foot Born 14 December 1919 Died 18 February 2012 Region United Kingdom Michael Richard Daniell Foot, CBE, TD (14 December 1919 – 18 February 2012) ȁ...

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Michael Prochaska (1919 - 2013)

RACINE - Michael Prochaska, 93, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at his home. Mike was born in Racine, November 10, 1919, the son of the late Michael and Pavla (nee: Sucanski) Prochaska. As a...

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Donald R. Ruggles, Sr. (1927 - 2015)

Donald Ruggles was a member of the Fredericktown High School class of 1945. In 1944 Don enlisted in the United States Merchant Marines and served as Junior Engineer on the Richard R. Hoolihan from 1944...

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Peter Desmond Noel Earle (1923 - 2014)

Educated at Wellington College, Wellington, Berkshire, England Gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve Fought in the Second World War, in the Atlantic & Sou...

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Colonel David Eric Martin Earle, OBE (1921 - 2005)

Educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England Educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Fought in the Second World War in 1945, in Burma Fought i...

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Cecil Diccon Earle (1919 - 1945)

Rank: Captain Service No: 160258 Date of Death: 15/11/1945 Age: 26 Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery 11 (Honourable Artillery Coy.) Regt. Grave Reference: Sec. Z. Grave 533. Cemetery:...

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Guy Fife Earle (1891 - 1966)

Educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England Educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England Gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Rifle Brigade Fou...

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Brigadier Eric Greville Earle, DSO (1893 - 1965)

Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches four times and wounded twice Decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1915 Fought in th...

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John Campbell McTiernan (1922 - 2008)

Born June 16, 1922 in Little Falls, N.Y, to Elizabeth Campbell (McTiernan) and attorney James Augustus McTiernan, he was graduated valedictorian of his class from St. Mary's Academy in 1940 and entered...

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Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr., Governor (1919 - 2006)

. Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (August 8, 1919 – February 1, 2006) was an American politician and the 12th Governor of Arizona, serving from January 1965 till January 1967. He also remained act...

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Lt. Gen. William Wilson "Buffalo Bill" Quinn (1907 - 2000)

Chevalier Lieutenant General William Wilson "Buffalo Bill" Quinn (November 1, 1907 - September 11, 2001) was a G2 Intelligence Officer in WWII. Born in Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland and a 1933 gradua...

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Roswell Winans (1887 - 1968)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Roswell Winans (MCSN: 1074), United States Marine Corps, for ...

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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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Maj. John Frederick Foley, Baron de Rutzen (1909 - 1944)

Major John Frederick Foley, Baron de Rutzen Married Sheila Victoria Katrin Philipps, daughter of Sir Henry Erasmus Edward Philipps, 2nd Bt., circa 1932. Died in 1944 at Italy, killed in action. ...

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William Bell Dinsmoor, Jr. (1923 - 1988)

. William Bell Dinsmoor, Jr. (July 2, 1923 – July 7, 1988) was an American classical archaeologist and architectural historian.

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Burke Marshall (1922 - 2003)

Burke Marshall (October 1, 1922 – June 2, 2003) was an American lawyer and the head of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice during the Civil Rights Era.

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Nicholas Katzenbach, U.S. Attorney General (1922 - 2012)

LBJ's attorney general Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (January 17, 1922 – May 8, 2012) was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B. Johnson admi...

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Lex Barker (1919 - 1973)

Lex Barker was an American actor best known for playing Tarzan of the Apes and leading characters from Karl May's novels. Filmography

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Alfred A. Knopf, Jr. (1918 - 2009)

. Alfred Abraham Knopf, Jr. (June 17, 1918 – February 14, 2009) was one of the founders of Atheneum Publishers in 1959. Biography He was the only child of publisher Alfred A. Knopf, Sr. an...

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Donovan L. Tugend (1925 - 2015)

Donovan Tugend was born in Butler, on June 3, 1925, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Don earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture from The Ohio State University and taught in ...

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James T. Aubrey (1918 - 1994)

James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. (December 14, 1918 – September 3, 1994) was a leading American television and film executive. President of the CBS television network during the early 1960s, he put so...

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Hugh Gregg, Governor (1917 - 2003)

Hugh Gregg (November 22, 1917 – September 24, 2003) was governor of the U.S. state of New Hampshire from 1953 to 1955, and was the youngest person ever elected to that office. He is the father...

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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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John Harlan Amen (1898 - 1960)

Colonel John Harlan Amen was a US Army Intelligence officer who served as Nuremberg Prison Chief Interrogator during the Nuremberg War Trials. He was the second husband of Marion Cleveland Dell...

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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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Steven Imes, Sr. (1921 - 1992)

Military details Military branch: US ARMY Rank: CPL Wars: World War II notes Steven Imes in the U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: Steven Imes Birth Year: 19...

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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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Edward A. Walker (1925 - 1945)

Edward A. Walker served as a private in the U.S. Army in WWII. He was killed in battle in Germany.

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Brig. General Elliott C. Cutler, Jr. (1920 - 2007)

. Elliot Carr Cutler, Jr. (June 15, 1920 – November 27, 2007) was an United States Army officer with the rank of Brigadier General. His last military service was as a Head of the Electrical En...

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James W. Symington MP

James Wadsworth Symington (/ˈsaɪmɪŋtən/; born September 28, 1927) is a United States attorney and politician who served as four-term member of the U.S. House of Rep...

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James Colgate Cleveland (1920 - 1995)

James Colgate Cleveland (June 13, 1920 – December 3, 1995) was an American politician in the Republican party. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1963 until 1981. Cleveland ...

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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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Douglas Kennedy (1915 - 1973)

) Douglas Richards Kennedy (September 14, 1915 – August 10, 1973) was an American supporting actor originally from New York City who appeared in more than 190 films between 1935 and 1973. Se...

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Hastings Keith (1915 - 2005)

Hastings Keith was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Keith was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on November 22, 1915. He graduated from Brockton High School, Deerfield Academy, and ...

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Mason Welch Gross (1911 - 1977)

Mason Welch Gross (June 11, 1911 – October 11, 1977) was an American television quiz show personality and academic who served as the sixteenth President of Rutgers University, serving from 195...

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Martin H. Helmick (1922 - 2015)

Martin served in the Civil Conservation Corp. from 1937 to 1939 and later served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a medic. Read more: Martin H. Helmick — Mount Vernon News

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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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Preston Foster (1900 - 1970)

Preston Foster (August 24, 1900 – July 14, 1970), sometimes credited as Preston S. Foster, was an American stage and film actor. He also had a career as a vocalist. Foster entered films in 192...

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Roger Shattuck (1923 - 2005)

Roger Whitney Shattuck (August 20, 1923 in Manhattan, New York – December 8, 2005 in Lincoln, Vermont) was an American writer best known for his books on French literature, art, and music of t...

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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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Lewis Thompson Preston (1926 - 1995)

Lewis Thompson Preston (August 5, 1926 in New York – May 4, 1995 in Washington, D.C) was a U.S. banker. He was President of the World Bank from September 1991 until his death in May 1995. Af...

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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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Rivington Winant (1925 - 2011)

A field telephone lineman in the 29th Marines, part of the 6th Marine Division, Winant landed on Okinawa with the U.S. invasion and served for six months in China after Japan surrendered. "He was rig...

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John Gilbert Winant, Jr. (1922 - 1993)

John Winant Jr. served as a bomber pilot in World War II and was taken prisoner by the Germans. Sent to Colditz, he was removed in April 1945 as one of the 'Prominente' to be used as a bargaining chip ...

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Amory "Amo" Houghton MP

Amory "Amo" Houghton Jr. (born August 7, 1926) is a politician from the state of New York, a retired member of the House of Representatives, and member of one of upstate New York's most prominent fam...

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Angier Biddle Duke MP (1915 - 1995)

Angier Biddle Duke (1915–1995) had a career which included being a diplomat in the United States foreign service. Angier Biddle Duke, 79, an Ambassador And Scion of Tobacco Family, Has Die...

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Harmar D. Denny, Jr. (1886 - 1966)

. Lieutenant Colonel Harmar Denny Denny, Jr. (July 2, 1886 – January 6, 1966) was a pilot and Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Life Harmar D. Denny...

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Major Sir Hamish Stewart Forbes, 7th Baronet (1916 - 2007)

Major Sir Hamish Stewart Forbes, 7th Baronet, MBE, MC, KStJ (15 February 1916 – 3 September 2007) was a British Army officer who served in the Welsh Guards in the Second World War, spending ...

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Carl Elliott (1913 - 1999)

Carl Atwood Elliott (December 20, 1913 – January 9, 1999) was a U.S. representative from the U.S. state of Alabama. He was elected to eight consecutive terms, having served from 1949 to 1965. ...

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William Howard Stovall (1923 - 1944)

William Howard Stovall served in the Army Air Forces during World War II; he saw his father (Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel for the Eighth Air Force in Britain) in England during Christmas 1944 be...

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William Howard Stovall (1895 - 1970)

Lieutenant (later Colonel) William Howard Stovall (18 February 1895 - 11 May 1970) began his military career as a World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories. He went on to become a suc...

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Robert F. Goheen (1919 - 2008)

Robert Francis Goheen (August 15, 1919 – March 31, 2008) was an American academic, president of Princeton University and United States Ambassador to India. Biography Robert Francis Goh...

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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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William Attwood (1919 - 1989)

William Hollingsworth Attwood (July 14, 1919 – April 15, 1989) was an American journalist, author, editor and diplomat. Early life Born in Paris, France, he received his education at Choat...

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John Joseph Guilfoyle (1928 - 2005)

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

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Bea Arthur MP (1922 - 2009)

Beatrice "Bea" Arthur (May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) was an American actress, comedian, and singer whose career spanned seven decades. Arthur achieved fame as the character Maude Findlay on...

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Don Adams MP (1923 - 2005)

Don Adams (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005) was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart (Agent 86) in the television...

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Sumner Redstone MP

Sumner Murray Redstone (born Sumner Murray Rothstein; May 27, 1923) is an American businessman and media magnate. He is the majority owner and Chairman of the Board of the National Amusements theater...

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Howard Zinn MP (1922 - 2010)

"We were not born critical of existing society. There was a moment in our lives (or a month, or a year) when certain facts appeared before us, startled us, and then caused us to question beliefs that w...

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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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Mickey Rooney MP (1920 - 2014)

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr. ) born September 23, 1920. American film actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage appearances span nearly his entire lifetime. He has won multiple ...

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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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Walter Matthau MP (1920 - 2000)

biography ... ; For half a century Walter Matthau (1920-2000) delighted theater, television, and movie audiences with his portrayals of a huge variety of characters. Al though known best for his come...

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Jacob Javits, U.S. Senator MP (1904 - 1986)

Jacob Koppel "Jack" Javits (May 18, 1904 – March 7, 1986) was an American politician who served as United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. A liberal Republican, he was originally ...

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