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Porter Goss, Director of Central Intelligence MP

Porter Johnston Goss (born November 26, 1938) is an American politician who was the first Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (DCIA) and the last Director of Central Intelligence following th...

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<private> Woolsey

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Stanley B. Resor (1879 - 1962)

Stanley Burnet Resor (April 30, 1879 – 1962) led the J. Walter Thompson (JWT) advertising firm in the mid-twentieth century. Collaborating with his wife, Helen Lansdowne Resor, who was the cre...

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Stanley Rogers Resor, U.S. Secretary of the Army (1917 - 2012)

Stanley Rogers Resor (December 5, 1917 – April 17, 2012) was an American lawyer, United States military officer, and government official. Life and career Born in New York City, he was the ...

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Robert T. Stevens (1899 - 1983)

Robert Ten Broeck Stevens (July 31, 1899 – January 31, 1983) was a U.S. businessman and former chairman of J.P. Stevens and Company, which was one of the most established textile manufacturing...

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Howard T. Odum (1924 - 2002)

Howard Thomas Odum (also known as Tom or just H.T.) (1924–2002) was an American ecologist. He is known for his pioneering work on ecosystem ecology, and for his provocative proposals for addit...

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Richard S. Donnell, US Congress MP (1820 - 1867)

Congressional Representative. Richard Spaight Donnell (September 20, 1820 – June 3, 1867) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born in New Bern, North Carolina; was the gr...

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Dr. Louis Williams Ladd (1873 - 1955)

Dr. Louis Williams Ladd, (1873 - 1955), was a doctor of internal medicine and professor of clinical microscopy at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He graduated from Yale Universi...

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George Tallman Ladd (1871 - 1943)

George Tallman Ladd (1871–1943), was an Industrialist of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and an 1891 graduate of Yale University. He was president and CEO of United Engineering & Foundry Company, the l...

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George Henry Perkins (1842 - d.)

George Henry Perkins (25 September 1844, East Cambridge, Massachusetts - 12 September 1933) was a United States naturalist. He was the state entomologist and geologist for Vermont. Biography He w...

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William R. C. Corson MP (1870 - 1945)

William R. C. Corson was succinctly described in his New York Times obituary as "chairman of the board of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company and one of Hartford's leading citize...

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Edmund Beecher Wilson MP (1856 - 1939)

Edmund Beecher Wilson (19 October 1856 – 3 March 1939) was a pioneering American zoologist and geneticist. He wrote one of the most famous textbooks in the history of modern biology, The Cell....

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Rev. Daniel Buck MP (1695 - 1726)

From Buck History and Genealogy (Southington, CT): Daniel Buck... graduated at Yale College in 1718... he was not ordained but preached to the Southington church people the winter of 1721 and 2 befor...

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Thomas D. Thacher (1881 - 1950)

Thomas Day Thacher (September 10, 1881 – November 12, 1950) was a lawyer and judge in New York City. --------------------

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Thomas Thacher (1850 - 1919)

Encyclopedia of Biography of New York: A Life Record of Men and ..., Volume 4 - During his forty-five years of active practice at the bar, the economic life of the country was undergoing a great tr...

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A. Starker Leopold (1913 - 1983)

Aldo Starker Leopold (October 22, 1913 – August 23, 1983) was an American author, forester, zoologist and conservationist. He also served as professor at the University of California, Berkeley...

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Aldo Leopold (1887 - 1948)

Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best kno...

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Norman D. Newell (1909 - 2005)

Norman Dennis Newell (January 27, 1909 – April 18, 2005) was professor of geology at Columbia University, and chairman and curator of invertebrate paleontology at the American Museum of Natura...

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Preston Cloud (1912 - 1991)

Preston Ercelle Cloud, Jr. (September 26, 1912 – January 16, 1991) was an eminent American earth scientist, biogeologist, cosmologist, and paleontologist. He served in the United States Navy (...

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Wilmot Hyde Bradley (1899 - 1979)

Wilmot Hyde Bradley, aka "Bill" Bradley (4 April 1899, New Haven, CT - 12 April 1979, Bangor, ME) was a co-founder (1943) and Chief of the Branch of Military Geology and Chief Geologist of the U.S. G...

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Arthur Louis Day (1869 - 1960)

Arthur Louis Day (October 30, 1869 – March 2, 1960) was an American geophysicist and volcanologist. He studied high temperature thermometry, seismology and geothermal energy.

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Monty Woolley (1888 - 1963)

Monty Woolley (August 17, 1888 – May 6, 1963) was an American stage, film, radio, and television actor. At the age of 50, he achieved a measure of stardom for his best-known role in the stage ...

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Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (1918 - 2014)

. Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (November 30, 1918 – May 2, 2014) was a Golden Globe-winning American actor known for his starring roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. He is al...

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Alan J. Pakula (1928 - 1998)

Alan Jay Pakula (April 7, 1928 – November 19, 1998) was an American film director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)...

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George Lloyd Murphy (1902 - 1992)

George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor, and politician. Murphy was a song-and-dance leading man in many big-budget Hollywood musicals from 1930 to 195...

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Hon. Robert L. Krechevsky (1922 - 2008)

KRECHEVSKY, Hon. Robert L. November 08, 2008 KRECHEVSKY, Hon. Robert L. The Honorable Robert L. Krechevsky, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, 86, of West Hartford, beloved husband of Phyllis for 53 years, d...

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Henry Seidel Canby (1878 - 1961)

Henry Seidel Canby (September 6, 1878 – April 5, 1961) was a critic, editor, and Yale University professor. A scion of a Quaker family that arrived in Wilmington, Delaware, around 1740 and gre...

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Ming Tsai MP

Ming Tsai (Chinese: 蔡明昊; pinyin: Cài Mínghào; born March 29, 1964) is an American restaurateur, television personality, and celebrity chef of fusion cuisine. ...

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Robert Encherman (1918 - d.)

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Taiye Selasi MP

Rome, Italy

The debut novelist of Ghana Must Go is a world traveler who popularized the term “Afropolitan” to describe multicultural Africans making waves in fashion, art, music, and literary scenes....

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John Pickett MP (1685 - 1738)

Due to the loss of his father at an early age, John's maternal grandfather, Capt. Daniel Wetherell helped guide John's education and career. John graduated from Yale University, New Haven, CT., in 1705...

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. MP

Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950) is an author, documentary filmmaker, essayist, and literary critic. He is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins...

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Allison Williams MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Allison Williams (born April 13, 1988) is an American actress, comedian, and musician. She stars as Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy-drama series Girls. Early life Wil...

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Thomas Anthony Thacher (1815 - 1886)

Classicist and college administrator. Thacher was identified with Yale College more closely than any of his contemporaries. "Professor of Latin in Yale College from 1842 to 1886, ruled with the autho...

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Tex McCrary (1910 - 2003)

John Reagan McCrary (October 13, 1910–July 29, 2003), better known as Tex McCrary, was an American journalist and public relations specialist who invented the talk show genre for television ...

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Maurice Bennett Flynn (1892 - 1959)

Maurice Bennett Flynn (May 26, 1892 – March 6, 1959) was an American football player and actor. He was also known as "Lefty" Flynn because in football, he kicked with his left foot. Biogra...

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Ze'ev Suffot, Israeli Ambassador MP (c.1927 - 2014)

Ze'ev Sufott (c. 1927/1928 – April 18, 2014) was a British-born Israeli diplomat. He served as Israel's first Ambassador to China, beginning in 1992. He was also a former Israeli Ambassador to t...

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Alexander Henry Stevens MP (1834 - 1916)

OBITUARY RECORD OF YALE GRADUATES 1915-1920 NEW HAVEN PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY SIXTEENTH SERIES • AUGUST, 1920 • NUMBER ELEVEN Page 270 Alexander Henry Stevens , B.A. 185...

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John Elliott, U.S. Senator (1773 - 1827)

) John Elliott (October 24, 1773 — August 9, 1827) was a United States Senator from Georgia, serving from 1819 to 1825. Elliott graduated from Yale University in 1794 and returned to Georgia...

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Henry Meigs, US Congress (1782 - 1861)

Henry Meigs (October 28, 1782 - May 20, 1861) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Josiah Meigs and Clara (Benjamin) Meigs,[1] Meigs attended the common...

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Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator MP

Amy Jean Klobuchar , (born May 25, 1960) is the senior United States Senator from Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party , an affiliate of the Democratic Party. She i...

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John O'Hea Crosby MP (1926 - 2002)

From Wikipedia (English) : John O’Hea Crosby (12 July 1926, Bronxville, New York – 15 December 2002, Rancho Mirage, California) was an American musician, conductor and arts administrato...

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Roland G. D. Richardson MP (1878 - 1949)

Roland George Dwight Richardson (1878-1949), professor of mathematics and dean of the Graduate School, was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on May 14, 1878. He graduated from Acadia College in 1898 an...

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Chris Coons, U.S. Senator MP

Christopher Andrew "Chris" Coons (born September 9, 1963) is the junior United States Senator from Delaware and a member of the Democratic Party. He won a special election in 2010 to succeed Joe Biden,...

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Cory Booker, U.S. Senator MP

Cory Anthony Booker (born April 27, 1969) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey. At the time of his election to the Senate, he was the Mayor of Newark. One of...

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Colonel Frederick W. M. Holliday (CSA), Governor (1828 - 1899)

Frederick William Mackey Holliday (February 22, 1828 – May 20, 1899) was a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War and the 38th Governor of Virginia from 1878 to 1882....

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James Philemon Holcombe (1820 - 1873)

James Philemon Holcombe (September 20, 1820 – August 22, 1873) was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Powhatan County, Virginia, raised in Lynchburg, educated at Yale and the U...

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Isaac Dickerman (1677 - 1758)

From Herman Robinson Carson, DD, 1950: Isaac Dickerman was one of the most notable men in our family. Born in New Haven, he accomplished many things in his lifetime. Isaac Dickerman served more t...

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Jeremiah Day, Jr. (1773 - 1867)

Jeremiah Day was an American academic, a Congregational minister and President of Yale College (1817–1846) -

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Sherman Day (1806 - 1884)

Sherman Day (1806–1884) was born in New Haven, Connecticut and died in Berkeley, California. He attended Phillips Academy, Andover and graduated from Yale College, A.B., 1826, receiving the de...

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Maj. General Henry R. Jackson (CSA) (1820 - 1898)

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during th...

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William North Rice (1845 - 1928)

William North Rice (1845–1928) was an American geologist, educator, and Methodist minister and theologian concerned with reconciliation of science and religious faith. Early life and educa...

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William Edward Boeing (1881 - 1956)

William Edward Boeing (October 1, 1881 – September 28, 1956) was an American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company. Biography Boeing was born in Detroit, Michigan, to a wealthy G...

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William Collins Whitney, U.S Secretary of the Navy MP (1841 - 1904)

William Collins Whitney (July 5, 1841 - February 2, 1904) was an American political leader and financier and founder of the prominent Whitney family. He served as Secretary of the Navy in the first C...

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Brig. General William Preston (CSA) (1816 - 1887)

) William Preston (October 16, 1816 – September 21, 1887) was an American lawyer, politician, and ambassador to Spain. He also was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Americ...

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William Nathan Harrell Smith (1812 - 1889)

William Nathan Harrell Smith (September 24, 1812 – November 14, 1889) was a United States Representative from North Carolina; born in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, September 24, 1812; attend...

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Gordon Gray MP (1909 - 1982)

) Gordon Gray (May 30, 1909 – November 26, 1982) was an official in the government of the United States during the administrations of Harry Truman (1945–53) and Dwight Eisenhower (1953&...

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William T. S. Barry (1821 - 1868)

William Taylor Sullivan Barry (December 10, 1821 – January 29, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Barry was graduated from Yale College in 1841 ...

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John Perkins, Jr. (1819 - 1885)

. A Representative from Louisiana; born in Natchez, Miss., July 1, 1819; received his early education from private tutors; was graduated from Yale College in 1840 and from the law department of Harva...

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Tony Hulman Jr (1901 - 1977)

Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 2, 1901 Death: Oct. 27, 1977 Businessman. Yale-educated, he inherited a multimillion-dollar company, Hulman and Company, when his father died in 1942. "Clabber Girl" ba...

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt III (1938 - d.)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt III (born July 19, 1938) is an American economist and a grandson of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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George Horace Lorimer (1867 - 1937)

George Horace Lorimer (October 6, 1867 – October 22, 1937) was an American journalist and author. He is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post. During his editorial reign, the P...

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Tom Slick (1916 - 1962)

SLICK, THOMAS BAKER, JR. (1916–1962). Thomas Baker Slick, Jr., oilman, rancher, philanthropist, and founder of the Southwest Research Institute and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in S...

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J. Howard Marshall (1905 - 1995)

James Howard Marshall II (January 24, 1905 – August 4, 1995) was an American business magnate, university professor, attorney, and federal government official. His life spanned more than nine ...

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John Mortimer Schiff MP (1904 - 1987)

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George "Barney" Washington Crile, Jr. (1907 - 1992)

. surgeon and author whose father founded the Cleveland Clinic CRILE, GEORGE, JR. (3 Nov. 1907--9 Sept. 1992), an Honorary Member of the English Royal College of Surgeons (elected 1978), served...

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Samuel S.Phelps, U.S. Senator (1793 - 1855)

Samuel Shethar Phelps (May 13, 1793 – March 25, 1855) was a United States Senator from Vermont. He was a member of the Whig Party. Phelps was born in Litchfield, Connecticut. He studied at Y...

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John A. Peters, US Congress (1822 - 1904)

John Andrew Peters (October 9, 1822 - April 2, 1904) was a U.S. Congressman from Maine, and the uncle of John Andrew Peters. He was also Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Born the ...

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Prof. Theodore W. Dwight, LL.D. (1822 - 1892)

Prof. Theodore William Dwight, LL.D. (son of Dr. Benjamin W. Dwight and Sophia Strong), b. at Catskill, N. Y., July 18, 1822, grad. at Hamilton Coll., N. Y., in 1840, became classical teacher in the ...

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Benjamin W. Dwight, PhD (1816 - 1889)

Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight (1816–1889) was an American educator and author. Life Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight was born April 5, 1816 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was physician Benja...

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Benjamin W. Dwight, MD (c.1780 - 1850)

Benjamin Woolsey Dwight, M.D. (son of Prest. Timothy Dwight of Yale College and Mary Woolsey), b. at Northampton, Feb. 10, 1780, grad. at Yale in 1799, was fitted by his father for college and entered ...

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Thomas Hill Hubbard (1781 - 1857)

Thomas Hill Hubbard (December 5, 1781—May 21, 1857) was an American lawyer, judge and public official from Madison County, New York. A member of the Democratic-Republican party, Hubbard was tw...

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Philip Caryl Jessup (1897 - 1986)

Philip Caryl Jessup (born January 5, 1897, in New York City; died January 31, 1986, in Newtown, Bucks County, Pa.) was a diplomat, scholar, and jurist from New York City. Early life and education ...

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William Jessup (1797 - 1868)

William Jessup (June 21, 1797 - September 11, 1868) was a Pennsylvania judge and father of the missionary Henry Harris Jessup. A member of the Republican party, he is best known for being the chairma...

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Henry Harris Jessup, Rev. (1832 - 1910)

Henry Harris Jessup (1832-1910) was an American Presbyterian mi ssionary, author, and a founder of the American University of Beirut. He was born at Montrose, Pennsylvania, son of the jurist William ...

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Victor H. Metcalf, U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor, SecNav (1853 - 1936)

Victor Howard Metcalf (October 10, 1853 – February 20, 1936) was an American politician; he served in President Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet an Secretary of Commerce and Labor, and then as Sec...

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Clements Ripley (1892 - 1954)

Clements Ripley (August 26, 1892 – July 22, 1954) was an American fiction writer and screenwriter. Early life Ripley was born on August 26, 1892, in Tacoma, Washington. He was the son of T...

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Poultney Bigelow (1855 - 1954)

Poultney Bigelow (10 September 1855 – 28 May 1954) was an American journalist and author. He was born in New York City, the fourth of eight children of John Bigelow, co-owner of the New Yo...

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Henry G. Ludlow (1797 - 1867)

Henry G. Ludlow (1797-1867) was an American minister and abolitionist, and one of those who worked with the New York Amistad Committee. He was a divinity student at Yale and then minister of the Fi...

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Henry "HC" Codman Potter, II (1904 - 1977)

Henry Codman Potter II (November 13, 1904 - August 31, 1977) was an American theatrical producer/director and a motion picture director. Biography H.C. Potter was born in New York City, the grandso...

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Alfred Conkling Coxe, Jr. (1880 - 1957)

. Alfred Conkling Coxe Jr. (May 7, 1880 – December 21, 1957) was a United States federal judge. Born in Utica, New York, Coxe attended Cornell Law School, and received an A.B. from Yale Univ...

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Selah Brewster Strong (1792 - 1872)

Selah Brewster Strong (May 1, 1792 Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York – November 29, 1872 Setauket, Suffolk Co, NY) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was bor...

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Morris Sheppard, U.S. Senator (1875 - 1941)

John Morris Sheppard (May 28, 1875 – April 9, 1941) was a Democratic United States Congressman and United States Senator from Texas. He authored the Eighteenth Amendment (Prohibition) and intr...

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Charles Daniel Frey, Jr. (c.1917 - d.)

6. Charles Daniel Frey: b. c1916/7 IL [caption to picture in the Chicago Tribune, 12 Oct 1941: “Miss Sue Kingsley Carl and her fiance, Charles Daniel Frey Jr., snapped at the Hotel Sheraton Sk...

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Jeremiah Mason, U.S. Senator (1768 - 1848)

Jeremiah Mason (April 27, 1768 – October 14, 1848) was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Lebanon, Connecticut, son of Jeremiah Mason (February 22, 1729/1730 – April 16...

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Simeon Olcott, U.S. Senator (1735 - 1815)

Simeon Olcott (October 1, 1735 – February 22, 1815) was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Bolton, Connecticut Colony, he graduated from Yale College in 1761, studied law, was...

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Phineas Fiske (c.1682 - 1738)

Mr. Phineas Fisk, was the colleague and successor of Mr. Hobart. He was the son of. Dr. John Fisk of Milford, and graduated at Yale College in 1704, being of the third class which received the honours ...

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Augustine Lonergan, U.S. Senator (1874 - 1947)

LONERGAN, Augustine, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., May 20, 1874; attended the public schools of Rockville and Bridgeport; graduated from th...

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Thaddeus Betts, U.S. Senator (1789 - 1840)

Thaddeus Laddins Betts (February 4, 1789 – April 7, 1840) was the 12th and 14th Lieutenant Governor of the state of Connecticut from 1832 to 1833 and from 1834 to 1835, and a United States Sen...

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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 1912....

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Edwin Augustus Grosvenor, Prof. (1845 - 1936)

Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus), 1845-1936. DLC ( 1845, Aug. 30 - 1936, Sept. 15) Biographical History 1845, Aug. 30 Born, Newburyport, Mass. 1867 Graduated, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. ...

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Gilbert Melville Grosvenor MP

Gilbert Mellville GROSVENOR became President of the National Geographic Society in 1967. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gilbert Melville Gro...

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Alfred Cowles, III (1891 - 1984)

Alfred Cowles III (15 September 1891 – 28 December 1984) was an American economist, businessman and founder of the Cowles Commission. He graduated from Yale in 1913, where he was a member of...

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Alfred Cowles, Jr. (1865 - 1939)

. Alfred Cowles, Jr. (5 January 1865, Chicago - 15 January 1939, Chicago) He was the son of Alfred Cowles, Sr. and Sarah Hutchinson Cowles. His father was an incorporator along with John S. Scripps o...

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James Dwight Dana MP (1813 - 1895)

James Dwight Dana (1813–1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist. He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and stru...

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William Darlington (1782 - 1863)

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

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Roger Hilsman, Jr. (1919 - 2014)

Roger Hilsman, Jr. (November 23, 1919 – February 23, 2014) was an American soldier, government official, political scientist, and author. He served in Merrill's Marauders, and then with the Of...

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