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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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Budd Schulberg MP (1914 - 2009)

nndb.com... ; 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 Sa...

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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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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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Art Buchwald MP (1925 - 2007)

Arthur "Art" Buchwald (October 20, 1925 – January 17, 2007) was an American humorist best known for his long-running column in The Washington Post, which in turn was carried as a syndicated co...

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Bernard Bernstein (1908 - d.)

Bernard Bernstein (30 November 1908 – 6 February 1990) was an American economist and public official. As a U.S. Army colonel, he served as a financial adviser to General Eisenhower in World Wa...

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Waldemar Levy Cardoso MP (1900 - 2009)

Waldemar Levy Cardoso (December 4, 1900 – May 13, 2009) was the last living Field Marshal of the Brazilian Army. Biography He was of Jewish Algerian-Moroccan descent and was born on Rua Ev...

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Robert Ettinger ("the father of cryonics") MP (1918 - 2011)

Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger (December 4, 1918[1] – July 23, 2011) was an American academic, known as "the father of cryonics" because of the impact of his 1962 book The Prospect of Immortal...

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Ernie Pyle MP (1900 - 1945)

Ernest Taylor Pyle (August 3, 1900 – April 18, 1945) was an American journalist who wrote as a roving correspondent for the Scripps Howard newspaper chain from 1935 until his death in combat d...

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Joseph "Jo" Mielziner (1901 - 1976)

Joseph "Jo" Mielziner (March 19, 1901, in Paris - March 15, 1976, in New York City) was an American theatrical scenic, costume, and lighting designer born in Paris, France. The son of artist Leo Miel...

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Thomas Henry Guinzburg (1926 - 2010)

Thomas Henry Guinzburg (March 30, 1926 – September 8, 2010) was an American editor and publisher who served as the first managing editor of The Paris Review following its inception in 1953 and...

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Morrie R. Yohai MP (1920 - 2010)

Morrie Robert Yohai (pronounced yo-high; March 4, 1920 – July 27, 2010) was an American food company executive best known for his creation of Cheez Doodles, a cylindrical baked cornmeal puff mos...

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Admiral Sir Angus E M B Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore & Ardoch KBE CB (1893 - 1981)

Admiral Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore and Ardoch KBE CB (16 February 1893 – 14 February 1981) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Scotland. See f...

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Jules S. Moch MP (1893 - 1985)

Jules Salvador Moch (15 March 1893 in Paris – 1 August 1985) in Cabris of Alpes-Maritimes) was a French politician.[1] Contents [show] Biography[edit] Jules was born into a renowned French J...

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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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Maj.-Gen. John Charles Campbell, V.C (1894 - 1942)

Maj.-Gen. John Charles Campbell, V.C. was born on 10 January 1894 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland. He died on 26 February 1942 at age 48 at Halfaya Pass, Libya, killed in a car accident. He was buri...

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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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John "Blackjack" Mendenhall (1913 - 2003)

John "Blackjack" Mendenhall was a renowned physician and a faculty member at UW Medical school. He had first done a residency in pathology but, following service in World War II, became a thoracic surg...

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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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Anne Cleveland (1916 - 2009)

With a keen wit and distinctive visual style, Anne Thorburn Cleveland’s cartoons of life at Vassar during the 1930’s give vibrant insight into college life in the mid-twentieth cent...

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Bill Veeck (1914 - 1986)

William Louis Veeck, Jr. ( /ˈvɛk/; February 9, 1914 – January 2, 1986), also known as "Sport Shirt Bill", was a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a franchise owner and promoter in...

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Brigadier Ralf Walden Harding, DSO, MM, ED (1896 - 1984)

Sometime Kirikopuni farmer, Ralf Walden Harding, could probably qualify as one of New Zealand’s longest serving and most loyal non-professional soldiers. Born on leap year day, 29th February 1...

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George McGovern, Pres. Candidate, Senator, Congress (1922 - 2012)

George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian, author, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presi...

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Frederick John Perry MP (1909 - 1995)

Frederick John Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams. Perry won ...

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Claude Akins (1926 - 1994)

He was the son of a Police Officer in Bedford, Indiana where he grow up. His acting career spanned over forty years of nearly 100 films and 180+ TV pisodes. He attended Northwestern University, and ser...

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LT. George Arthur Roberts (1921 - 1995)

Update 4/5/2015: 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 Ocean onboard LST. Mr.Roberts was a devoted Husband and Father of ...

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Henry Te Reiwhati Vercoe, OBE DSO (1884 - 1962)

Henry Te Reiwhati Vercoe OBE DSO (1884–1962) was a notable New Zealand horseman, soldier, farmer and community leader. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngāti Pikiao and Ng&...

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Keith Allin Kahrl (1908 - 2002)

Keith Allin Kahrl was drafted into the Army as a private just prior to the outset of World War II and served the entirety of the war in the military, being discharged from the Army Air Corps in 1945 wi...

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2nd Lt. Sydney Stephen Pennefather, DCM, MC (1892 - 1982)

10/1318, 2nd Lt., 3rd Battalion, Wellington Regiment CITATION Military Cross Gazetted 15 February 1919 For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty near Briastre on October 11th 1918. By pa...

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Jack Sherwood Cullison (1925 - 2015)

Jack retired as postmaster at Warsaw; he served 28 years with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran serving with the Mars Task Force in the 613th F.A. Battalion in China, Bur...

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Brig. General Richard Malcolm Cutts III (USMC) (1903 - 1973)

Following his graduation from the United States Naval Academy in 1923, General Cutts, a descendant of Francis Scott Key, spent much time overseas, and achieved distinction by winning both in 1926 a...

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Edwin Felix Sinel (1907 - 1972)

Served in WWII. His father and elder brother Clarence served in WWI.

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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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Rev. Reginald Frank Judson, MC (1911 - 1978)

Won the Military Cross during WWII and later became mayor of Manurewa. MEDALS AND AWARDS Military Cross (MC) Citation: "During an attack on Orsogna (Italy) early in December 1943, Padre Judson organi...

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Reginald Stanley Judson, VC, DCM, MM (1881 - 1972)

Reginald Stanley Judson VC DCM MM (29 September 1881 – 26 August 1972) was a New Zealand recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy g...

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Wayne L. Hillier (1927 - 1998)

US Army veteran WW II

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Jack Knott (1907 - 1981)

John Henry Knott (March 2, 1907 – October 13, 1981) born in Dallas, Texas was a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns (1933–38), Chicago White Sox (1938–40) and Philadelphia Athletics...

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Colonel Welton Ralph Abell (USMC) (1922 - 1998)

Colonel Welton Ralph Abell (May 17, 1922 – April 26, 1998) was a United States Marine Corps officer serving in the Korean War, as well as a former advertising executive. Abell was a recipien...

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Jack T. Rote (USMC) (1925 - 1945)

John T. Rote was killed the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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Charles R. Webb (1925 - 2012)

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

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James M. Collins (1916 - 1989)

James Mitchell Collins, known as Jim Collins (April 29, 1916–July 21, 1989), was a Republican who represented the Third Congressional District of Texas from 1968-1983. The district was based a...

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Harrison A. Williams, U.S. Senator (1919 - 2001)

Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams, Jr. (December 10, 1919 – November 17, 2001) was a Democrat who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives (1953–1957) and t...

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Jean Becourt Foch (1911 - 1944)

Jean Bécourt-Foch est un officier français, né le 19 août 1911 à Ploujean, mort pour la France le 15 août 1944 à Oran.

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Guy J. Swope (1892 - 1969)

Guy Jacob Swope (December 26, 1892 – July 25, 1969) was an American teacher, accountant, and Democratic politician. His career included one term as a United States Congressman in the Seventy-s...

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Major General Blanton Winship, Governor of Puerto Rico (1869 - 1947)

Blanton C. Winship (November 23, 1869 – October 9, 1947) was an American military lawyer and veteran of both the Spanish-American war and World War I. During his long career, he served both as...

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Group Captain Leonard Henry Trent, VC, DFC (1915 - 1986)

Leonard Trent was born April 14th, 1915 in Nelson. Between 1928 and 1934 he was educated at Nelson College. Following basic training at Taieri, Trent took flight training in Christchurch, receiving his...

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Kenneth Thrash (1906 - 1970)

Kenneth Thrash played football for Georgia Tech and served in World War II as a Colonel in the US Army.

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Rufus Youngblood, U.S. Secret Service (1924 - 1996)

Rufus Wayne Youngblood, Jr. (January 13, 1924 – October 2, 1996) was a United States Secret Service agent best known for using his body to shield Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson during the as...

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Ely Reeves Callaway (1919 - 2001)

. Ely Callaway, Golf Club Maker, Dies at 82 By CLIFTON BROWN Published: July 06, 2001, New York Times Ely Callaway, a versatile and charismatic business leader who founded the Callaway Golf Compa...

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Clinton Rossiter (1917 - 1970)

Clinton Rossiter (1917–1970) was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University from 1947 until his suicide in 1970. He wrote The American Presidency along with 20 other ...

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Louis R. Harlan (1922 - 2010)

Louis Rudolph Harlan (July 13, 1922 – January 22, 2010) was an American academic historian who wrote a two-volume biography of the African-American educator and social leader Booker T. Washing...

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Herbert Franklin Smith (1927 - 2006)

Herbert F. Smith, age 79, of Cincinnati formerly of Mount Vernon and Newark died Dec. 20, 2006 at Hospice of Cincinnati. He was a 50 yr member of Masons, Lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, ...

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Joseph Tyree Sneed, III (1920 - 2008)

Joseph Tyree Sneed, III (July 21, 1920 – February 9, 2008) was a Republican United States Deputy Attorney General and then a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ...

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The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau MP (1919 - 2000)

From Wikipedia (English) : Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, PC CH CC QC FSRC (/truːˈdoʊ/; French pronunciation: ​[tʁydo]; October 18, 1919 – Sept...

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Norbert R. Budniak (1924 - 2015)

World War II United States Army Veteran

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Alan Voorhees (1922 - 2005)

Alan Manners Voorhees (December 17, 1922 – December 18, 2005) was a transportation engineer and urban planner who designed many large public works in the United States. Voorhees was born in Hi...

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Harold Hilton Warren (1912 - 1942)

There is a memorial stone in St Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Kidd's Beach, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Walter Henry Boyd (1922 - 2015)

Walter Boyd served in the United States Army during World War II. Read more: Walter Henry ‘Hank’ Boyd — Mount Vernon News

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Samuel Carnes "Sam" Collier MP (1912 - 1950)

Samuel "Sam" Carnes Collier (May 14, 1912-September 23, 1950) was an American advertising entrepreneur. He made his fortune in streetcar advertising. Early life Collier was the son of Barron Gift...

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John Rockefeller Prentice (1902 - 1972)

John Rockefeller Prentice (December 17, 1902 – June 13, 1972) was born to Chicago lawyer Ezra Parmalee Prentice and Alta Rockefeller Prentice in New York. Prentice's maternal grandfather is th...

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Rear Admiral John Birdsell Oren (USCG) (1909 - 2006)

John Birdsell Oren (December 27, 1909 – December 22, 2006) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Coast Guard. Biography Oren was born on December 27, 1909 in Madison, Wisconsin. He would...

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Rear Admiral Julius A. Furer (1880 - 1963)

Julius Augustus Furer (October 9, 1880 - June 5, 1963) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. During World War II, Furer served as Coordinator of Research and Development and the senior member...

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Theodore Putrycus (1910 - 1978)

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Bob Evans (1918 - 2007)

Bob was born 30 May, 1918, in Sugar Ridge, Wood County, Ohio. Due to family hardships, Bob attended four different first grades in his first year of grammar school and as a result, he never learned to ...

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Peter Walter Robert Pollett (1921 - 1943)

POLLETT, PETER WALTER ROBERT Rank: Flying Officer Trade: Pilot Service No: 133390 Date of Death: 16/12/1943 Age: 22 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 166 Sqdn. Grave R...

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Thomas J. Adelsberger (1922 - 2015)

World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army Read more: Thomas J. Adelsberger — Mount Vernon News

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Clair H. Voss (1920 - 1999)

Clair H. Voss (1920 – August 10, 1998) was a Presiding Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Biography Voss was born in Antigo, Wisconsin in 1920. He attended Marquette University, Marq...

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Lt. Commander Frederick Dennison Cole (1916 - c.2002)

Frederick Dennison Cole 1916-2002 Born 17 Sep 1916. Died 2002 Military Career 1937 – 16 Jul3 Sub-Lt 1938 – 1 Oct Lt 1945 – Jun A/ Lt Cdr 1946 – 10 Nov Lt Cdr 195...

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Richard Edwin Douglas Ledlie (1925 - 1944)

LEDLIE, RICHARD EDWIN DOUGLAS Rank: Serjeant Service No: 15001803 Date of Death: 03/07/1944 Age: 19 Regiment/Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Bn. attd. Indian Army Ordnance Corps ...

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Robert Edward Shields, Sr. (1907 - 1993)

Military branch: US NAVY Rank: SN Wars: World War II ---- Find A Grave Memorial# 1176486 ** Updated from Interment.net by SmartCopy : Apr 7 2015, 17:43:59 UTC

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Private Ernest Jay Hartstein, USA AF (1913 - 2001)

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Arthur Victor Cornell (1922 - 2015)

He joined the Navy in 1942 and served in World War II for three years, which included time in the Pacific aboard the USS Lexington in Air Group 38, a Torpedo Bomber Squadron. Read more: Arthur Victor...

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Airey Neave, DSO, MC, MP MP (1916 - 1979)

He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1938 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). He was decorated...

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Roger C. Peace, U.S. Senator (1899 - 1968)

Roger Craft Peace (May 19, 1899 – August 20, 1968) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended the public schools and graduated from Furman University in 1...

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Colonel Dennis Douglas Pilkington Smyly, DSO (1913 - d.)

Colonel of the Queen's Royal Lancers 1959-69 Births Jun 1913 Smyly Dennis D P Pilkington Edmonton 3a 1484 Marriages Dec 1939 Berry Dorothy M Smyly Westminster 1a 1483 Smyly De...

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David Ramsay Sladen (1919 - 1940)

SLADEN, DAVID RAMSAY Rank: Second Lieutenant Service No: 77698 Date of Death: 26/05/1940 Age: 21 Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade 1st Bn. Grave Reference: Plot L. Grave 1. Cemetery: CALA...

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Hendrie Boyd Thomson (c.1886 - d.)

From (subscription needed) First Name: H B Initials: H B Surname: Thomson Nationality: British Rank: Captain Service: British Army Regiment: Canadian Army Medical Corps Battalion: Ove...

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Daniel T. McCarty, Governor MP (1912 - 1953)

Daniel Thomas McCarty (January 18, 1912 - September 28, 1953) was an American politician and elected officeholder. McCarty was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, and served as its speak...

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Captain Richard Glencairn Boyd-Thomson (1917 - 1944)

BOYD-THOMSON, RICHARD GLENCAIRN Rank: Captain Service No: 79156 Date of Death: 03/05/1944 Age: 27 Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery 99 (The Royal Bucks.Yeomanry) Field Regt Panel Referenc...

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C. Farris Bryant, Governor (1914 - 2002)

Cecil Farris Bryant (July 26, 1914 – March 1, 2002) was the 34th Governor of Florida. He also served on the United States National Security Council and in the Office of Emergency Planning duri...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (1899 - 1992)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (February 20, 1899 – December 13, 1992) was an American businessman, film producer, writer, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable of thor...

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Flight Lieutenant John Anthony Carr, DSC (1894 - 1965)

Served in WWI with the Royal Naval Air Service and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) "For services on patrol duties and submarine searching in Home Waters" 1/10/1917. Captain J. A...

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