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Joseph C. O'Mahoney, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1962)

Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney, a Senator from Wyoming; born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., November 5, 1884; attended the parochial and public schools and Columbia University, New York City; moved...

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John Hector Luxford MP (1890 - 1971)

John Hector Luxford, CMG (28 May 1890 – 8 April 1971), was a New Zealand lawyer and Mayor of Auckland City from 1953 to 1956. Biography John Hector Luxford was born at Palmerston North on 28...

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Elizabeth Osborne Hodson MP (c.1927 - 2013)

Elizabeth Mavor From Telegraph Elizabeth Mavor, died aged 85. She wrote novels and biographies of unusual, adventurous women; her A Green Equinox was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1973, thoug...

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George French Angas MP (1822 - 1886)

George French Angas (25 April 1822 – 4 October 1886), was an English explorer, naturalist and painter who emigrated to Australia. His paintings are held in a number of important Australian publi...

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North Ludlow Beamish (1797 - 1872)

Wikipedia contributors. " North Ludlow Beamish ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . L...

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Jennifer Allen MP

Jennifer Allen is an American author and commentator, and the daughter of football coach George Allen.

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James Abourezk, U.S. Senator MP

James George Abourezk, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota; born in Wood, Mellette County, S.Dak., February 24, 1931; attended the Wood and Mission public schools; graduated as a civil e...

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Dr. John Milton Duff (USA) (1849 - d.)

John Milton Duff, A.M., M.D., Ph.D. received his early education at the public school and Laird's institute, at Murraysville, Westmoreland County Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and served until the cl...

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Dr. Frank Cowan (deceased)

Dr. Frank Cowan was a member of the bar and a physician, an author of several works of high literary merit and a gentleman of extensive scientific attainments, a world’s traveler who has made th...

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Rev. Walter Macon Lowrie (1819 - 1847)

Walter Macon Lowrie, missionary, was born in Butler, Pa., Feb. 18, 1819; son of Walter and Amelia (McPherrin) Lowrie. He was graduated from Jefferson college in 1837, and from Princeton Theological sem...

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Rev. John Cameron Lowrie (1808 - 1900)

The Rev. Dr. John C. Lowrie, who was one of the foremost missionary workers in the Presbyterian Church, died at his home, 411 William Street, East Orange, Thursday night. He had been confined to his be...

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Harris Wofford, U.S. Senator MP

Harris Wofford, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in New York City, April 9, 1926; graduated from University of Chicago, 1948; graduated from Yale and Howard University Law Schools, 1954; admitted to...

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Clare Wofford (b. - 1996)

Clare Lindgren Wofford, director of major gifts at American College in Bryn Mawr, Pa., died yesterday at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. A resident of Bryn Mawr, she was 69.

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Joe L. Kincheloe (1950 - 2008)

Joe Lyons Kincheloe (December 14, 1950 – December 19, 2008) was a professor and Canada Research Chair at the Faculty of Education, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He wrote more ...

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Samuel Prescott Hildreth (1783 - 1863)

Samuel Prescott Hildreth (1783–1863) was a pioneer physician, scientist, and historian, authoring numerous scientific and historical works. His history books are largely based on first-person ...

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Kate Lee Bosher (1865 - 1932)

A writer of popular fiction, some of her best-selling novels include "Mary Cary, 'Freqently Martha'", "Miss Gibbie Gault", "Kitty Canary", and "His Friend Miss McFarlane". She was also a leading woman'...

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Edward Sanford (1805 - 1876)

Edward Sanford (1805 – 1876) was an American lawyer, poet, essayist, political writer and politician from New York.

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Thomas Nelson Page (1853 - 1922)

Thomas Nelson Page (April 23, 1853 – November 1, 1922) was a lawyer and American writer. He also served as the U.S. ambassador to Italy under the administration of President Woodrow Wilson dur...

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Cresson Henry Kearny (1914 - 2003)

Cresson Henry Kearny (/ˈkɑrni/; January 7, 1914 — December 18, 2003) wrote several survival-related books based primarily on research performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory...

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Major John Ogden Murray (CSA) (1839 - 1921)

John Ogden Murray was commissioned an officer in Company K, Virginia 7th Cavalry Regiment on 07 Oct 1861. Mustered out on 21 Jun 1862. Transferred to Company A, Virginia 17th Cavalry Battalion on 21 Ju...

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Byron Dorgan, U.S. Senator MP

Byron Leslie Dorgan (born May 14, 1942) is a former United States Senator from North Dakota and is now a senior policy advisor for a Washington, DC law firm. He is a member of the North Dakota Democr...

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John LeBoutillier MP

John LeBoutillier (born May 26, 1953) is an American political columnist, pundit, and former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York, serving a single two-year t...

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Carl Albert, 54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1908 - 2000)

Carl Bert Albert (May 10, 1908 – February 4, 2000) was a lawyer and a Democratic American politician from Oklahoma. Albert represented the southeastern portion of Oklahoma (Congressional D...

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George Makepeace Towle (1841 - 1893)

George Makepeace Towle (August 27, 1841, Washington, D.C. – August 9, 1893, Brookline, Massachusetts) was an American lawyer, politician, and author. He is best known for his translations of J...

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Frank Bigelow Tarbell (1853 - 1920)

Frank Bigelow Tarbell PhD (January 1, 1853 – December 4, 1920) was a professor of Classic Studies at the University of Chicago from 1893 until 1918. He was also an associate professor of Gre...

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Jerome Irving Rodale (1898 - 1971)

Jerome Irving Rodale (surname accented on second syllable) (August 16, 1898 – June 8, 1971), was a playwright, editor, author, and founder of Rodale, Inc. . He was one of the first advocates...

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Frances Smith Strickland MP

Frances Smith Strickland (born Frances Smith c. 1941) is an American educational psychologist who served as the First Lady of Ohio from January 8, 2007, to January 8, 2011.

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James Walker (1794 - 1874)

) James Walker (August 16, 1794 – December 23, 1874) was a Unitarian minister, professor, and President of Harvard College from February 10, 1853, to January 26, 1860. Biography Walker w...

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Zoa Lourana Swayne (1905 - 2000)

Zoa Swayne, 94, Orofino Updated Apr 25, 2013 Zoa Lourana Shaw Swayne, 94, a Orofino, a teacher, author, artist, historian and homemaker, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2000, one day before her 95th birthday...

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Benjamin Perley Poore (1820 - 1887)

enjamin Perley Poore (November 2, 1820 – May 30, 1887) was a prominent American newspaper correspondent, editor, and author in the mid-19th century. One of the most popular and prolific journa...

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Samuel Webber (1759 - 1810)

Samuel Webber (1759 – July 17, 1810) was an American clergyman, mathematician, academic, and president of Harvard University from 1806 until his death in 1810. Biography Webber was educate...

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John Bartlett MP (1820 - 1905)

John Bartlett b. June 14, 1820 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, US, d. December 3, 1905 John Bartlett was an American writer and publisher whose best known work, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has been c...

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Tabitha Gilman Tenney (1762 - 1837)

Photo: Illustration from Tenney's Female Quixotism (Boston: J.P. Peaslee, 1825) Tabitha Gilman Tenney (1762–1837) was an early American author from Exeter, New Hampshire. Her novel Female Qu...

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Theophilus Parsons (1797 - 1882)

) Theophilus Parsons (1797–1882), was Dane Professor of Law at Harvard from 1848 to 1870. Parsons is remembered chiefly as the author of a series of useful legal treatises and some books in ...

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Platt Rogers Spencer (1800 - 1864)

Platt Rogers Spencer (also Platt R. Spencer) (November 7, 1800 – May 16, 1864) was the originator of Spencerian penmanship, a popular system of cursive handwriting. He was a teacher and active...

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William D. Kelley (1814 - 1890)

William D. Kelley (April 12, 1814 - January 9, 1890) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Kelley was a lifelong advocate of civil rights, social reform, and...

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Colonel Jonathan Williams (1750 - 1815)

) Jonathan Williams (May 20, 1751 – May 16, 1815), American businessman, military figure, politician and writer. He became Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers, was the first supe...

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Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856 - 1943)

Lowell graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1873 and went on to attend Harvard College. He graduated in 1877 with highest honors in mathematics, and from Harvard Law School in 1880. He practice...

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Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. MC (1895 - 1979)

Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. MC (January 6, 1895 – June 5, 1979) was one of the seminal figures in the study of medieval and English literature in the 20th century, a scholar of subjects as var...

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George Clapp Vaillant (1901 - 1945)

George Clapp Vaillant (April 5, 1901, – May 13, 1945) was an American anthropologist. George Clapp Vaillant was born 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Noble and Greenough School in...

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Melvin Johnson (1909 - 1965)

Melvin Maynard Johnson Jr. (August 1909 – January 9, 1965) was an American designer of firearms, lawyer, and US Marine Corps officer. Born into an affluent Boston, Massachusetts family, he w...

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Harry Crosby (1898 - 1929)

Harry Crosby (June 4, 1898–December 10, 1929) was an American heir, a bon vivant, poet, publisher, and for some, epitomized the Lost Generation in American literature. He was the son of one of...

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Selah Merrill (1837 - 1909)

Selah Merrill, (May 2, 1837 – January 22, 1909) was an American Congregationalist clergyman. He served as the American consul in Jerusalem. Biography Selah Merrill was born in Canton Cen...

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Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman (1909 - 1986)

Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman (November 25, 1909 – January 7, 1986) was an American screenwriter, children's author, and illustrator. As an author, he is known primarily as P. D. Eastman. Early ...

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William Julius Mickle (1735 - 1788)

Scottish poet and essayist; his most successful work was his translation of Camoens, The Lusiad, or, The Discovery of India (1776).

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Henry Clay Trumbull (1830 - 1903)

Henry Clay Trumbull (June 8, 1830 – December 8, 1903) was an American clergyman and author. He became a world famous editor, author, and pioneer of the Sunday School Movement. Early life H...

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Jerry Falwell MP (1933 - 2007)

Jerry Lamon Falwell, Sr. (August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007) was an evangelical fundamentalist Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and a conservative commentator from the United States. He ...

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William Stearns Davis (1877 - 1930)

William Stearns Davis (April 30, 1877 – February 15, 1930) was an American educator, historian, and author. He has been cited as one who “contributed to history as a scholarly disciplin...

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George Boardman the Younger (1828 - 1903)

George Dana Boardman the Younger (1828-April 28, 1903) was born in Burma, the son of the Baptist missionaries George Dana Boardman and Sarah Hall Boardman. He returned to the United States as a boy a...

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William Drayton, US Congress (1776 - 1846)

William Drayton (December 30, 1776 – May 24, 1846) was an American politician, banker, and author from Charleston, South Carolina. He was the son of Federal Judge William Drayton, Sr. of South...

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Gene Wolfe (1931 - d.)

Gene Rodman Wolfe (born May 7, 1931) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He is noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as the strong influence of his Catholic faith. He is a prolif...

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Lou Halsell Rodenberger (1926 - 2009)

Molcie Lou Halsell Rodenberger (September 21, 1926 – April 9, 2009) was a Texas author, educator, professor, and journalist. Early years Molcie Lou Halsell was born in rural Eastland Count...

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Leon Page (1894 - 1968)

Leon Page worked at Andrew Taylor Still College of Osteopathy and Surgery (combined with the American School of Osteopathy, eventually to form A.T. Still University). He was an author whose works inclu...

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James Phelan, Jr. (1856 - 1891)

. James Phelan, Jr. (December 7, 1856 – January 20, 1891) was a nineteenth-century lawyer and politician from Tennessee. He served as a United States Congressman from Tennessee, representing t...

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George Perkins Marsh, US Congress (1801 - 1882)

George Perkins Marsh (March 15, 1801 – July 23, 1882), an American diplomat and philologist, is considered by some to be America's first environmentalist, although "conservationist" would be m...

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John Sergeant Wise (CSA), US Rep. (1846 - 1913)

John Sergeant Wise (1846-1913) was a Virginian who fought in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He was an author, lawyer and politician who represented Virginia in the 48th United Stat...

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Gilbert A. Pierce, Governor & U.S. Senator (1839 - 1901)

Gilbert Ashville Pierce, a Senator from North Dakota; born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., January 11, 1839; attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1854 and settled near Valparaiso;...

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Anna Judith Kerr, OBE MP

Anne Judith Kerr, OBE (born 14 June 1923) is a German-born British writer and illustrator. She has created both enduring picture books such as the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came To Tea and accla...

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David "the General" Orbeliani (1739 - 1796)

David Orbeliani (Georgian: დავით ორბელიანი), monikered David "the General" (დავ&...

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Vakhtang Orbeliani (1812 - 1890)

Prince Vakhtang Orbeliani (Georgian: ვახტანგ ორბელიანი) (April 5, 1812 – Septemb...

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Alexander Orbeliani (1802 - 1869)

Count Alexander Orbeliani (Jambakur-Orbeliani) (Georgian: ალექსანდრე ორბელია...

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Elisabeth "Sazandari" Gruzinsky (1870 - 1942)

Elisabeth Gruzinsky (1870–1942), was a journalist and translator from Georgian and Russian into French, also known by her penname Sazandari. She was married to Prince Mamuka Orbeliani (died 1924).

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Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (1794 - 1846)

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (June 3, 1794 – October 16, 1846) was an American abolitionist writer who, from June 1838 until June 1846, served as editor of the New England anti-slavery newspaper H...

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Philippe Ricord (1800 - 1889)

Philippe Ricord (10 December 1800 – 22 October 1889) was a French physician.

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Frederick William Ricord (1819 - 1897)

Frederick William Ricord (born in Guadeloupe, West Indies, 7 October 1819; died in Newark, New Jersey, 12 August 1897) was a noted United States author.

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Elizabeth Ricord (1788 - 1865)

Elizabeth Ricord (born in New Utrecht, Long Island, 2 April 1788; died in Newark, New Jersey, 10 October 1865) was a United States educator.

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Jean Baptiste Ricord, M.D. (1777 - c.1837)

Jean Baptiste Ricord (born in Paris, France, in 1777; died on the island of Guadeloupe, West Indies, in 1837) was a French-American physician.

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Roy Asberry Cooper, Jr. (1927 - 2014)

Roy Asberry Cooper, Jr. died peacefully at his home in Nashville, N.C. early Friday morning at the age of 87. Born to Lois Clark Cooper and Roy Asberry Cooper, Sr., he graduated from Wake Forest Colleg...

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Dixie Browning MP

Dixie Browning , née Burrus is an American artist and writer of over 100 romance novels. She also has published under the pen name Zoe Dozier, and with her sister Mary Burrus Williams, she write...

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James L. Buckley, U.S. Senator MP

Wikipedia James Lane Buckley, a Senator from New York; born in New York City, March 9, 1923; received secondary education at the Millbrook School, Millbrook, N.Y.; graduated Yale University 1943 and ...

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William F. B. O'Reilly MP

Wikipedia William Francis Buckley "Bill" O'Reilly (born August 10, 1963) is an opinion columnist and Republican political consultant from Mt. Kisco, New York. He is a partner at The November Team LLC...

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L. Brent Bozell III MP

Wikipedia Leo Brent Bozell III (born July 14, 1955) is an American conservative writer and activist. Bozell is the founder and president of the Media Research Center, the Conservative Communications ...

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Rob Scholte MP

Wikipedia Rob Scholte (born June 1, 1958 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch contemporary artist. From 1977 to 1982 he studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. His work consists of reproductions of i...

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Donald Phinney Gregg MP

Wikipedia Donald Phinney Gregg (born 5 December 1927) is a retired American politician, CIA employee, and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea. Gregg worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 31 years...

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Christopher Taylor Buckley MP

Wikipedia Christopher Taylor Buckley (born September 28, 1952) is an American political satirist and the author of novels including God Is My Broker, Thank You for Smoking, Little Green Men, The Whit...

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator (1927 - 2003)

Wikipedia Daniel Patrick Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was an American politician and sociologist. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected to the United States Sena...

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Maurice Francis Egan (1852 - 1924)

Wikipedia Maurice Francis Egan (May 24, 1852 – January 15, 1924) was an American writer and diplomat. He was a prolific writer and had a long and successful career as a Catholic journalist, li...

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Reid Buckley (1930 - 2014)

Wikipedia Fergus Reid Buckley (July 14, 1930 – April 14, 2014) was an American writer, speaker, and educator. Among his books is a history of his family, An American Family—The Buckleys...

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L. Brent Bozell, Jr. (1926 - 1997)

. Leo Brent Bozell, Jr. (January 15, 1926 – April 15, 1997) was an American conservative activist and Roman Catholic writer.

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Patricia Buckley Bozell (1927 - 2008)

Wikipedia Patricia Buckley Bozell (April 23, 1927 – July 12, 2008) was an American writer. She helped found and served as managing editor of Triumph, a Catholic opinion journal that lasted for...

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Priscilla Buckley (1921 - 2012)

Wikipedia Priscilla Langford Buckley (October 17, 1921 – March 25, 2012)[1][2] was an American author who is known for having been the managing editor of National Review magazine and a sister ...

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William Frank Buckley, Jr. (1925 - 2008)

William Frank Buckley, Jr. (November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, which had a maj...

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George Reedy (1917 - 1999)

George Edward Reedy (August 5, 1917 – March 21, 1999) was White House Press Secretary for President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1964 to 1965. Biography Born in East Chicago, Indiana, Reedy atte...

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William Musgrave Calder, U.S. Senator MP (1869 - 1945)

From Wikipedia (English) : William Musgrave Calder I (March 3, 1869 – March 3, 1945) was an American politician from New York. Biography He was born in Brooklyn on March 3, 1869 to Alexand...

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Jonathan W. Daniels (1902 - 1981)

Jonathan Worth Daniels (April 26, 1902 - November 6, 1981) was an American author, editor, and White House Press Secretary. Daniels' term serving as White House Press Secretary was the shortest since...

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George Eastman Goodrich (1846 - d.)

Author of The Centennial History of the Town of Dryden.

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John Byrne Cooke MP

John Byrne Cooke (born October 5, 1940 in New York City, New York ) is an American author, musician, and photographer. He is the son of Alistair Cooke, and the great-grandnephew of Ralph Waldo Emerson....

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Alicia Menendez MP

Alicia Jacobsen Menendez (born July 2, 1983) is an American television commentator, host, and writer. She is the host of "Come Here and Say That" on Fusion, the cable network launched by ABC News and U...

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William Alexander Duer MP (1780 - 1858)

William Alexander Duer was a justice of the New York State Supreme Court and the president of Columbia College, 1829–1842.

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Dr. John Jones (1729 - 1791)

John Jones (1729 – June 23, 1791) was an 18th-century physician who wrote the book Plain, Concise, Practical Remarks on the Treatment of Wounds and Fractures. Jones was born in Jamaica, Queens...

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Charles M Bowman (1847 - 1930)

Charles M. Bowman, veteran newspaper editor and publisher, and inventive genius, passed away at 8:15 o'clock Sunday evening at his home, 34 South Ninth Street, where he had been confined to bed for sev...

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Dorothy Stokes Smith Campbell (1899 - 2001)

Dorothy Stokes Bostwick Smith Campbell (March 26, 1899 - February 16, 2001) was an American heiress and an artist and author who became the first woman in the United States to hold a helicopter pilot...

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu MP (1689 - 1762)

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May 1689 – 21 August 1762) was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wif...

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George Blake Eldridge (1917 - 2010)

George Blake Eldridge LEVITTOWN, PA - George Blake Eldridge, 92, died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at his home in Levittown, PA. George was born in Lawrenceville, NJ, the son of Clinton W. El...

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Charles W. Woodworth (1865 - 1940)

Charles W. Woodworth (April 28, 1865 – November 19, 1940) was an American entomologist. He founded the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley, and made many valuable c...

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Arch Merrill (1894 - 1974)

Archie Hayes Merrill (August 5, 1894 - July 15, 1974) was an American journalist, author, and poet sometimes called the "Poet Laureate of Upstate New York". Biography Arch Merrill was born in San...

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Byron Andrews (1852 - 1910)

Byron Andrews (1852–1910) was an American journalist, private secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant,statesman, lecturer and author. He was third owner of the National Tribune newspaper and p...

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