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Francis Stuyvesant Peabody (1859 - 1922)

Francis Stuyvesant Peabody (1858 – August 27, 1922) was an American businessman who founded Peabody Coal, and became a wealthy coal baron. Biography His father was a prominent Chicago atto...

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Philip Hale (1854 - 1934)

Philip Hale (March 5, 1854 in Norwich, Vermont - November 30, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts) was an American music critic. Hale attended Yale, where he served on the fourth editorial board of The Y...

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George W. Atherton (1837 - 1906)

George Washington Atherton (June 20, 1837 – July 26, 1906) was president of the Pennsylvania State University from 1882 until his death in 1906. He earned a degree from Yale in 1863 and taught...

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Edward Rowland Sill (1841 - 1887)

Edward Rowland Sill (April 29, 1841 – February 27, 1887) was an American poet and educator. Biography Born in Windsor, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale in 1861, where he was Class Poet ...

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Richard H. Sylvester (1830 - 1896)

) Richard H. Sylvester (April 17, 1830 – 1896) was one of the pioneer journalists of Iowa. Biography He was born in Charlestown, New Hampshire and attended school at Phillips Exeter Academ...

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Jonathan Homer Lane (1819 - 1880)

onathan Homer Lane (August 9, 1819, Geneseo, New York – May 3, 1880, Washington D.C.) was an American astrophysicist and inventor. His parents were Mark and Henrietta (née Tenny) Lane...

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Brig. General James C. Tappan (CSA) (1825 - 1906)

James Camp Tappan (September 9, 1825 – March 19, 1906) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early years James C. Tappan was born in Frank...

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Charles Turner Torrey (1813 - 1846)

Charles Turner Torrey (November 21, 1813 - May 9, 1846) was a leading American abolitionist. Although he has been largely lost to history until recently, he made major contributions to the freeing of...

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Theodore Howard McCaleb (1810 - 1864)

Theodore Howard McCaleb (February 10, 1810 – April 29, 1864) was a United States federal judge. Born in Claiborne County, Mississippi, McCaleb attended Yale College, and read law to enter th...

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Albert Farley Heard (1833 - 1890)

Albert Farley Heard (October 4, 1833 – March 26, 1890) was an American merchant, diplomat and author. He was the son of Mary Allen Heard and George Washington Heard, brother of Augustine Heard...

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Edwin S. Grosvenor MP

Edwin S. Grosvenor (born September 17, 1951 in Washington, D.C.) is a writer, the editor-in-chief of American Heritage magazine, and the great-grandson of Alexander Graham Bell. His father was Melvil...

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Daniel C. Searle (1926 - 2007)

Daniel C. Searle (1926–2007) was an American businessman, heir and philanthropist. Early life Daniel Searle was born in Evanston, Illinois on May 6, 1926. His paternal great-grandfather wa...

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Warren Zimmermann (1934 - 2004)

Warren Zimmermann (November 16, 1934 – February 3, 2004) was an American career diplomat best known as the last US ambassador to SFR Yugoslavia before its disintegration in a series of civil w...

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Allen Stack (1928 - 1999)

Allen McIntyre Stack (January 23, 1928 – September 12, 1999) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Stack won the gold medal in the men's 100-...

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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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Ogden R. Reid MP

Waccabuc, Westchester County, NY, USA

Ogden Rogers Reid (born June 24, 1925) is a former United States Representative from New York. Reid was born in New York, New York and he graduated from Deerfield Academy and Yale University. He ...

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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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Albert Galloway Keller (1874 - 1956)

Albert Galloway Keller (10 April 1874 – 31 October 1956) was a sociologist, author, and student and colleague of William Graham Sumner. Keller is best known as the editor of William Graham Sum...

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Deane Keller (1901 - 1992)

Deane Keller (December 14, 1901–April 12, 1992) was an American artist, academic, soldier, art restorer and preservationist. He taught for forty years at Yale University's School of Fine Arts ...

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Deane G. Keller (1940 - 2005)

Deane Galloway Keller (August 1, 1940 – January 4, 2005) was an American artist, academic and author. Keller was a draftsman, painter, sculptor, and teacher who instructed students in the visu...

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Geoffrey Theodore Hellman (1907 - 1977)

New Yorker writer Geoffrey Hellman from wikipedia "the son of writer and rare-books dealer, George S. Hellman. Born in New York City, he was also the great-grandson of banking titan Joseph Seligman, ...

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James Franciscus (1934 - 1991)

James Grover Franciscus (January 31, 1934 – July 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for his roles in feature films and in four television series, Mr. Novak, The Naked City, The Investigator...

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Earl E. T. Smith (1903 - 1991)

Earl Edward Tailer Smith (1903–1991) was a United States foreign diplomat, ambassador to Cuba (1957–1959), mayor of Palm Beach (1971–1977), and husband of model Florence Pritchet...

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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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Robert F. Wagner, Jr., Mayor of New York City MP (1910 - 1991)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. Life and e...

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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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Garry Trudeau MP

Garretson Beekman "Garry" Trudeau (born July 21, 1948) is an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip. Background and education Trudeau was born in New York City, the son of...

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Harry Boone Porter (1923 - 1999)

Harry Boone Porter, Jr. (January 10, 1923 – June 5, 1999) was a priest and editor of The Living Church magazine. Porter was an alumnus of St. Paul's School (Concord, New Hampshire). He receive...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt III (1873 - 1942)

A member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family, Cornelius Vanderbilt III was a distinguished American military officer, inventor, engineer, and yachtsman.  Called Neily by his close fr...

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William Moore (1914 - 2009)

) William Henry Moore II (1914 - 6 May 2009) was an American banker. Biography He was born in Convent, New Jersey to Paul Moore, Sr. and was named after his paternal grandfather, William Henry Mo...

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Beirne Lay, Jr. (1909 - 1982)

. Beirne Lay, Jr., (September 1, 1909 - May 26, 1982) was an American author, aviation writer, Hollywood screenwriter, and combat veteran of World War II with the U.S. Army Air Forces. He is best kno...

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John G. W. Husted, Jr. (1926 - 1999)

. John Grinnel Wetmore Husted, Jr. (June 22, 1926 – May 9, 1999) was an American stockbroker who was briefly engaged to future First Lady of the United States Jacqueline Bouvier prior to her m...

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James W. Husted (1833 - 1892)

) James William Husted (October 31, 1833 – September 25, 1892) was an American lawyer and politician, elected six times as Speaker of the New York State Assembly during his 22 years of service...

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James W. Husted (1870 - 1925)

James William Husted (March 16, 1870 – January 2, 1925) was a politician elected to four succeeding terms as a U.S. Representative (1915–1923) from New York. He was an attorney who serv...

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Clement Hurd (1908 - 1988)

Clement G. Hurd (January 12, 1908 – February 5, 1988) was an American artist. He is known for illustrations of children's picture books, especially collaborations with writer Margaret Wise Bro...

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Richard Melancthon Hurd (1865 - 1941)

Richard Melancthon Hurd (June 14, 1865 – June 6, 1941) was a pioneer real estate economist and political activist. Hurd was born in New York City and attended St. Paul's School. He graduated...

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Edward S. Harkness (1874 - 1940)

Edward Stephen Harkness (January 22, 1874 – January 29, 1940) was an American philanthropist. In 1918, Harkness was ranked the 6th-richest person in the United States by Forbes magazine's fi...

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J. Peter Grace (1913 - 1995)

Joseph Peter Grace (May 25, 1913 - April 19, 1995 ) was a multimillionaire American industrialist and conglomerateur of Irish Catholic heritage. Born in Manhasset, New York, he succeeded his father, ...

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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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Clarence Shephard Day, Jr. (1874 - 1935)

American author Clarence Day is best known for his autobiographical Life with Father (1935), which detailed humorous episodes in his family's life, centering on his domineering father, during the 189...

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Lt. Gov. Edwin Corning (1883 - 1934)

Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1927-29. Grandson of Congressman Erastus Corning. Brother of Congressman Parker Corning. Father of Albany Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd. Educated at Albany Boys Academy...

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Parker Corning, US Congress (1874 - 1943)

Parker Corning (January 22, 1874 – May 24, 1943) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Albany, he attended the public schools, The Albany Academy, and St. Paul's School in ...

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Ebenezer Don C. Bassett, Jr. (deceased)

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George Selden (1929 - 1989)

) George Selden Thompson (May 14, 1929 – December 5, 1989) was an American author, who wrote under the pseudonym Terry Andrews. He is best known for his 1961 book The Cricket in Times Square, ...

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A.B.C. Whipple (1918 - 2013)

Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (July 15, 1918 – March 17, 2013) was an American journalist, editor, historian and author. He was born in Glens Falls, N.Y., on July 15, 1918, and spent ...

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Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., Governor, U.S. Senator MP

. Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr. (born May 16, 1931) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut, and unsuccessfully sought the Repub...

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William Adams Delano (1874 - 1960)

William Adams Delano (January 21, 1874 – January 12, 1960), an American architect, was a partner with Chester Holmes Aldrich in the firm of Delano & Aldrich. The firm worked in the Beaux-Arts ...

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Strobe Talbott, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State MP

Nelson Strobridge "Strobe" Talbott III (born April 25, 1946) is an American foreign policy analyst associated with Yale University and the Brookings Institution, a former journalist associated with T...

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Harry Hamlin (1951 - d.)

Harry Robinson Hamlin (born October 30, 1951) is an American film and television actor, known for his roles as Perseus in the 1981 fantasy film Clash of the Titans, and as Michael Kuzak in the legal ...

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Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Sonia Sotomayor was born on 25 June 1954 in the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Sotomayor is the C...

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George A. Akerlof, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics MP

George Arthur Akerlof (born June 17, 1940) is an American economist and Koshland Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He won the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sci...

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Abe Fortas, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP (1910 - 1982)

Abe Fortas, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, was born in Memphis, the son of an English-born Orthodox Jew and cabinetmaker. While attending high school, Fortas worked nights at a...

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Alfred Goodman Gilman, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1994 MP

Alfred Goodman Gilman (born July 1, 1941) is an American pharmacologist and biochemist. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Martin Rodbell for their discoveries regarding G-...

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Robert Rubin, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP

Robert Edward Rubin (born August 29, 1938) is an American economist and banking executive. He served as the 70th United States Secretary of the Treasury during the Clinton administration. Before his ...

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Richard Danzig MP

Richard Jeffrey Danzig (born September 18, 1944) is an American lawyer who served as the 71st Secretary of the Navy under President Bill Clinton. He served as an advisor to President Barack Obama dur...

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Wendy Wasserstein MP (1950 - 2006)

Wendy Wasserstein (October 18, 1950 – January 30, 2006) was an American playwright. She was an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. She received the Tony Award for Be...

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Ben Stein MP

Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein (born November 25, 1944) is an American writer, lawyer, actor and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American pres...

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Frances McDormand MP

Frances Louise McDormand[1] (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She has won an Academy Award and a Tony Award. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of...

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Louis Heilprin Pollak MP (1922 - 2012)

Louis Heilprin Pollak (December 7, 1922, New York, New York – May 8, 2012, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a district judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pe...

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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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Robert Moses MP (1888 - 1981)

Robert Moses (December 18, 1888 – July 29, 1981) was the "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County, New York. As the shaper of a ...

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Noah Emmerich MP

Noah Emmerich Noah Emmerich Noah Emmerich Cannes 2013.jpg Emmerich at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival Born Noah Nicholas Emmerich February 27, 1965 (age 49) New York City, New York, U.S. Occupation ...

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Edward H. Levi MP (1911 - 2000)

Edward Hirsch Levi was an attorney and professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School. He is the author of many articles and scholarly works on jurisprudence. As a student at Yale Law School,...

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Gene Siskel MP (1946 - 1999)

Eugene Kal "Gene" Siskel (January 26, 1946 – February 20, 1999) was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune. Along with colleague Roger Ebert, he hosted a series of popu...

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Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, 2008 MP

Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton Un...

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Othniel Charles Marsh (1831 - 1899)

Othniel Charles Marsh (October 29, 1831 – March 18, 1899) was an American paleontologist. Marsh was one of the preeminent scientists in the field; the discovery or description of dozens of new...

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Alfred Lee Loomis (1887 - 1975)

Alfred Lee Loomis (November 4, 1887 – August 11, 1975) was an American attorney, investment banker, philanthropist, scientist/physicist, pioneer in military radar usages, inventor of the LORAN...

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Isaac Wheeler Geer (1873 - 1953)

Isaac Wheeler Geer (Feb. 1, 1873 Plainfield, Conn. – June 20, 1953, Chicago) was a prominent railroad executive who served as General Manager of the Southwestern Division of the Pennsylvania R...

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Wallace M. Alexander (1869 - 1939)

Wallace M. Alexander (1869-1939) was an American heir, businessman and philanthropist. Early life Wallace McKinney Alexander was born on November 10, 1869 in Maui, Hawaii. His father, Samuel Th...

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Marcus Giamatti MP

Marcus Bartlett Giamatti (born October 3, 1961 in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American actor, best known for being a regular member of the cast of the CBS drama series Judging Amy. Giamatti is the ...

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A. Bartlett Giamatti MP (1938 - 1989)

Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti (pronounced /dʒiːəˈmɑːti/; April 4, 1938 – September 1, 1989) was the president of Yale University and later the seventh...

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Vance C. McCormick (1872 - 1946)

Vance Criswell McCormick (June 19, 1872 – June 16, 1946) was an American politician and prominent businessman from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He served as mayor of Harrisburg from 1902 to 1905 ...

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Henry Riggs Rathbone (1870 - 1928)

Henry Riggs Rathbone (February 12, 1870 – July 15, 1928) was a congressman from Illinois, USA. During their engagement to be married, his future parents were present at Abraham Lincoln's assas...

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Willard Lamb Velie (1866 - 1928)

Willard Lamb Velie (1866 – October 24, 1928) was a businessman based in Moline, Illinois. He was an executive at Deere & Company before starting his own companies, which grew to become Velie...

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Reed Whittemore (1919 - 2012)

Edward Reed Whittemore, Jr. (September 11, 1919 – April 6, 2012) was an American poet, biographer, critic, literary journalist and college professor. He was appointed the sixteenth and later the...

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Louise Gilman Hutchins (1911 - 1996)

Dr. Louise Gilman Hutchins (1911–1996) was president and board director for the Mountain Maternal Health League in Berea, Kentucky for 47 years. Family and early life Dr. Louise Gilman Hut...

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Catherine Roraback (1920 - 2007)

Catherine Gertrude "Katie" Roraback (September 17, 1920 – October 17, 2007) was a civil rights attorney in Connecticut, best known for representing Estelle Griswold and Dr. C. Lee Buxton in th...

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Yale President Noah Porter (1811 - 1892)

Alma Mater: Yale College President, Yale College (1871-1886)

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Frederick Beecher Perkins (1828 - 1899)

Frederic Beecher Perkins (27 September 1828, Hartford, Connecticut - 3 February 1899, Brooklyn, New York) was a United States editor, librarian and writer. Biography He was a grandson of Lyman Be...

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Wallace Barnes (1926 - d.)

Wallace Barnes (born March 22, 1926) is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barnes Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of aerospace and industrial components. The company’s symb...

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Caldwell Hart Colt (1858 - 1894)

Caldwell Hart Colt (November 24, 1858 – January 21, 1894) was an American inventor and yachtsman. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Colt, founder of Colt's Patent Fire-...

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Icie Macy Hoobler (1892 - 1984)

Icie Gertrude Macy Hoobler (1892-1984) was an American biochemist who did research in human nutrition, specifically pertaining to mothers and children. Despite facing discrimination because of her ...

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Prynce Hopkins (1885 - 1970)

Prynce Hopkins (March 5, 1885 - August 1970), who was born Prince Charles Hopkins, was an American Socialist, pacifist and author of numerous psychology books and periodicals. He was jailed and fin...

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Roger Alden (1754 - 1836)

Roger Alden was graduated at Yale in 1773, and served in the Revolutionary War as aide to General Greene. On January 1, 1777, Alden was commissioned as Lieutenant and Adjutant in Colonel Philip B. Br...

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Madison Grant (1865 - 1927)

Madison Grant (November 19, 1865 – May 30, 1937) was an American lawyer known primarily for his work as a eugenicist and conservationist. As a eugenicist, Grant was responsible for one of the ...

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Egerton Swartwout (1870 - 1943)

gerton Swartwout (March 3, 1870 – February 18, 1943) was an American architect, most notably associated with the New York architectural firm Tracy and Swartwout. His buildings, numbering over ...

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Barbara Pierce Bush MP

Barbara Pierce Bush is the elder of the fraternal twin daughters (the other is Jenna Hager, née Bush) of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, and the granddau...

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Romulus Linney (1930 - 2011)

) Romulus Zachariah Linney IV (September 21, 1930 – January 15, 2011) was an American playwright and professor. Life and career Linney was born in Philadelphia, the son of Maitland Cla...

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Ron Reagan MP

Ronald Prescott "Ron" Reagan sometimes known as Ronald Reagan, Jr . Reagan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the political commentator. For the former president, see...

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Laurence Perrine (1915 - 1995)

Laurence Perrine (1915–1995) was a Southern Methodist University professor whose literature textbooks became standard works nationwide. Perrine earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oberlin Coll...

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Maude Phelps Hutchins (1899 - 1991)

Maude Phelps McVeigh Hutchins (1899 – 28 March 1991) was an American novelist born in New York City. She is considered one of the foremost practitioners of nouveau roman in the English languag...

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Robert Maynard Hutchins (1899 - 1977)

Robert Maynard Hutchins (also Maynard Hutchins) (January 17, 1899 – May 17, 1977), was an American educational philosopher, dean of Yale Law School (1927–1929), and president (1929 ...

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Nancy H. Rogers (deceased)

Nancy Hardin Rogers is a former Attorney General of Ohio, a former Dean of the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the current holder of the Michael E. Moritz Chair in Alternative Dispute...

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Ellsworth Bishop Foote (1898 - 1977)

Ellsworth Bishop Foote (January 12, 1898 - January 18, 1977) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Born in North Branford, Connecticut, Foote attended the public schools. He was graduated fro...

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Robert Bork (1927 - 2012)

Robert Heron Bork (March 1, 1927 – December 19, 2012) was an American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism. Bork served as a Yale Law School professor, Solicitor ...

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David M. Potter (1910 - 1971)

David Morris Potter (6 December 1910 – 18 February 1971) was an American historian of the South. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, and graduated from Emory University in 1932. At Yale he worked...

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Dumas Malone (1892 - 1986)

Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which ...

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Lawrence H. Gipson (1880 - 1971)

Lawrence Henry Gipson (1880 – September 26, 1971) was an American historian, who won the 1950 Bancroft Prize and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for History for volumes of his magnum opus, the fifteen...

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