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Brevet Brig. General Stewart L. Woodford (USA), Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Spain (1835 - 1913)

Stewart Lyndon Woodford (September 3, 1835 New York City - February 14, 1913) was an American politician. He studied at Yale University and Columbia College (now Columbia University). At the latt...

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Arthur Williams (1889 - 1931)

Biography from Yale Class of 1910: Arthur Williams, Jr., was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, April 13, 1889. Arthur Williams, his father, born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 18S3, graduated from Yal...

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Walter D. Wilcox (1869 - 1949)

Walter Dwight Wilcox (1869–1949) was an early explorer of the Canadian Rockies, especially in the Lake Louise region. Life Wilcox was educated at Phillips Academy, Andover (Class of 1889) ...

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William Hunter Workman (1847 - 1937)

Graduate of Yale University, 1869 M.D. With his wife, a pioneer of bicycle touring: - 1892-1896, Europe & Algeria - 1897-1899, Ceylon, Java, & India - 1898-1912, 8 expeditions in the Himalayan Mo...

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Floyd Abrams MP

Floyd Abrams (born July 9, 1936) is an American attorney at Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He is an expert on constitutional law, and many arguments in the briefs he has written before the United States Supr...

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Ronnie Abrams MP

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Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792 - 1869)

He was elected as a Whig to the 30th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1847, to March 3, 1849.

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Benjamin Tallmadge MP (1754 - 1835)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Benjamin Tallmadge (11 February 1754 – 7 March 1835) was a member of the United States House of Representatives. His birth date is alternately listed as ...

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Edward H. C. Long, US Congress (1808 - 1865)

LONG, Edward Henry Carroll , a Representative from Maryland; born in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., September 28, 1808; attended the common schools and was graduated from Yale College in 1828; ...

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Rev. Jacob Hemingway MP (1683 - 1754)

Rev. Jacob Hemingway Birth: .6 Dec 1683 New Haven, Connecticut Death: Oct 1754 East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Father:  Samuel Hemingway 1636 - 1711 Mother: Sarah Cooper 1645 - ...

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Rev. Abraham Pierson MP (c.1641 - 1707)

Founder and first president of Yale, and namesake of Pierson College. -------------------- One record shows Abraham as the eldest of eleven children. Graduated from Harvard in 1668. In 1669 he join...

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Marius Schoonmaker (1811 - 1894)

Marius Schoonmaker (April 24, 1811 – January 5, 1894) was a United States Representative from New York. Biography Schoonmaker was born to Cornelia (1784–1874) and Zachariah Schoonma...

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Janet Louise Yellen, Economist MP

Berkeley, Alameda, CA, USA

Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist. She is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, previously serving as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014. Pr...

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Bud Talbott (1892 - 1952)

Nelson S. "Bud" Talbott (June 10, 1892 - July 6, 1952) was a head coach of the Dayton Triangles of the "Ohio League" and later a charter member of the National Football League. He served in World W...

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Harold E. Talbott, U.S. Secretary of the Air Force (1888 - 1957)

Harold Elstner Talbott, Jr. was the third United States Secretary of the Air Force. Biography He was born in Dayton, Ohio, in March 1888 and died in 1957. He attended The Hill School in Pottstown...

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Clark Blanchard Millikan (1903 - 1966)

Clark Blanchard Millikan (August 23, 1903- January 2, 1966) was a distinguished professor of aeronautics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and a founding member of the National Aca...

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George B. Bacon (1836 - 1876)

George B. Bacon (1836–1876) was an United States clergyman and author of texts on religious issues. Bacon was a congregational pastor in Orange, New Jersey. The ministry ran in the Bacons' blo...

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Thomas Rutherford Bacon (1850 - 1913)

Thomas Rutherford Bacon (New Haven, Connecticut, June 26, 1850 - Berkeley, California, March 26, 1913) was an American Congregational clergyman, and a professor of history at the University of Califo...

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Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1830 - 1907)

Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1830–May 12, 1907[1]) was an American clergyman, born in New Haven, Connecticut. He was a social commentator and a prolific author on religious, social, and historical m...

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Edward Woolsey Bacon (1843 - 1887)

Edward Woolsey Bacon (1843 – June 1887) was an American Congregational clergyman, as well as a sailor and a soldier. Biography Bacon was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He came from a fami...

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Artemus Lamb Gates MP (1895 - 1976)

Artemus Lamb Gates (November 3, 1895 – June 14, 1976) was an American businessman, naval aviator, and Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air in charge of naval aviation efforts in World War I...

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Willaim Clay Ford, Sr. (1925 - d.)

on the right in profile photo . William Clay Ford, Sr. (born March 14, 1925) is the youngest of the four children of Edsel Ford and the youngest grandchild of Henry Ford. Biography Ford served ...

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Sir John Templeton (1912 - 2008)

Sir John Marks Templeton (November 29, 1912 – July 8, 2008) was an American-born British stock investor, businessman and philanthropist. Biography John Marks Templeton was an investor and ...

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Elvis Jacob Stahr, Jr. (1916 - 1998)

. Elvis Jacob Stahr Jr. (March 9, 1916 – November 11, 1998) was an American government official and college president and administrator. After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 193...

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Thomas C. Mendenhall (1910 - 1998)

) Thomas Corwin Mendenhall II (born July 10, 1910 in Madison, Wisconsin – died July 18, 1998 on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts) was a professor of history at Yale University, the sixth Presi...

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Myres S. McDougal (1906 - 1998)

Myres S. McDougal was a professor at the Yale Law School for fifty years. He also taught at New York Law School. Born in Burton Mississippi on November 23, 1906, he died on May 7, 1998. He received...

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John W. Douglas (1921 - 2010)

John Woolman Douglas (August 15, 1921 – June 2, 2010) was an American attorney and civil rights advocate, who pushed the cause in private practice and during the 1960s as a United States Assis...

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Dick Ebersol MP

Duncan "Dick" Ebersol (/ˈɛbərsɒl/; born July 28, 1947) is an American television executive and a senior adviser for NBC Universal Sports & Olympics. He had previously been...

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Charles Roberts Ebersol (c.1916 - 2001)

Charles R. Ebersol was a chairman of the American Cancer Society. Mr. Ebersol was elected board chairman in 1971. He began with the society in 1946 as a door-to-door fund-raiser. In 1979, he won the ...

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Brevet Brig. General Eliphalet Whittlesey (USA) (1821 - 1909)

General Whittlesey was a native of New Britain, Connecticut. He was graduated from Yale College in 1842 and for several years afterward traveled around the country studying the conditions at differen...

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Harold E. Talbott, U.S. Secretary of the Air Force (1888 - 1957)

Harold Elstner Talbott, Jr. was the third United States Secretary of the Air Force. Biography He was born in Dayton, Ohio, in March 1888 and died in 1957. He attended The Hill School in Pottsto...

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Ogden Mills Reid (1882 - 1947)

Editor, owner and publisher of the New York Herald Tribune. Reid grew up in New York City in a wealthy, aristocratic family with his father being United States Minister to France. Prior to entering Y...

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Herbert Brownell, Jr., U.S. Attorney General (1904 - 1996)

. Herbert Brownell, Jr. (February 20, 1904 – May 1, 1996) was the Attorney General of the United States in President Eisenhower's cabinet from 1953 to 1957. Early life Brownell, one of...

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Homer Stille Cummings, U.S. Attorney General (1870 - 1956)

Homer Stille Cummings (April 30, 1870 - September 10, 1956) was a U.S. political figure who was United States Attorney General from 1933 to 1939. He also was elected mayor of Stamford, Connecticut, t...

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Edwards Pierrepont, U.S. Attorney General (1817 - 1892)

Edwards Pierrepont (March 4, 1817 – March 6, 1892) was a popular American attorney, jurist, and orator. Having graduated from Yale in 1837, Pierrepont studied law and was admitted to the bar i...

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William D. Mitchell, U.S. Attorney General (1874 - 1955)

William DeWitt Mitchell (September 9, 1874 – August 24, 1955) was appointed to the position of U.S. Solicitor General by Calvin Coolidge on June 4, 1925, which he held until he was appointed t...

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Howard Clark Hollister (1857 - 1919)

Howard Clark Hollister (September 11, 1856 – September 24, 1919) was a United States federal judge. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hollister received an A.B. from Yale College in 1878 and an LL.B...

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Burton J. Hendrick (1870 - 1949)

Burton Jesse Hendrick (1870–1949), born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American author. While attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary M...

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Stewart Alsop (1914 - 1974)

Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (May 17, 1914 – May 26, 1974) was an American newspaper columnist and political analyst. Early life Born and raised in Avon, Connecticut from an old Yankee fa...

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Frank S. Butterworth (c.1872 - 1950)

Frank Seiler Butterworth, Sr. (September 21, 1870 – August 21, 1950) was an All-American football player and coach. Butterworth attended Yale University where he was a fullback on Yale's footb...

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Samuel P. Huntington (1927 - 2008)

Samuel Phillips Huntington (April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2008) was an influential conservative political scientist from the United States of America whose works covered multiple sub-fields of...

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Clarence Hill Kelsey (1856 - 1930)

A.M., LL.B. Yale graduate 1878, Skull & Bones. Co-founder (in 1882) and President of Title Guarantee & Trust Co., 1892-1923, and its chairman until his death. Holder, along with William H. Taft, of a f...

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Henry Waters Taft (1859 - 1945)

Henry Waters Taft (27 May 1859 – 11 August 1945) was the son of Alphonso and brother of President William Howard Taft. A renowned antitrust lawyer, he was a name partner at Cadwalader, Wickers...

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Charles Phelps Taft II MP (1897 - 1983)

Charles Phelps Taft II (September 20, 1897 - June 24, 1983), U.S. Republican Party politician and member of the Taft family, From 1955 to 1957, he served as Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Like other memb...

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Helen Taft Manning MP (1891 - 1987)

Helen Herron Taft Manning (August 1, 1891-February 21, 1987), was the second child and only daughter of President of the United States William Howard Taft and his wife Helen Herron. Like her olde...

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Charles Phelps Taft (1843 - 1929)

Charles Phelps Taft (December 21, 1843 - December 31, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the powerful Taft family, whose members had been in politics since at l...

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Horace Dutton Taft, I (1861 - 1943)

Horace Dutton Taft (28 December 1861-28 January 1943) was an American educator, and the founder of The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut. He was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, the younger brother of W...

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William Graham Sumner (1840 - 1910)

William Graham Sumner (October 30, 1840 – April 12, 1910) was an American academic and "held the first professorship in sociology" at Yale College. For many years he had a reputation as one of...

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Walter Jackson Freeman II, M.D. (1895 - 1972)

Walter Jackson Freeman II, M.D. (November 14, 1895 – May 31, 1972) was an American physician who specialized in lobotomy. He was a member of the American Psychiatric Association. Biography a...

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George Shiras, III (1859 - 1942)

George Shiras, III (January 1, 1859 – March 24, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania. George Shiras (son of George Shiras, Jr.) was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania....

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Rev. David Rose MP (1736 - 1799)

DAR Ancestor #: A097658 American Revolutionary War, Patriotic Service, New York Militia. ******************************** Info from: Prefix: Priest Suffix: II Birth: 11 Dec 1736 in Branford...

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Hugh P. Baker (1878 - 1950)

Hugh Potter Baker (January 20, 1878 – May 24, 1950) was a graduate of the Michigan State College of Agriculture; Yale's School of Forestry (M.F., 1904); and the University of Munich (Ph.D., Ec...

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Dr. Joshua Babcock, Maj. Gen. MP (1707 - 1783)

Find A Grave Memorial# 31814330 ; Birth: May 17 1707, Westerly, Washington Co, RI, USA Parents: James Babcock (1663-1736) & Elizabeth Saunders Babcock (1662-1730) Spouses: Hannah Stanton Bacock...

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Charles Alan Wright (1927 - 2000)

Charles Alan Wright (September 3, 1927 – July 7, 2000) was an American constitutional lawyer widely considered to be the foremost authority in the United States on constitutional law and feder...

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Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator MP

Michael Farrand Bennet (born November 28, 1964) is an American businessman, lawyer, and politician. He is currently the junior United States Senator from Colorado, and a member of the Democratic Part...

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Anson Phelps Stokes, III (1905 - 1986)

) Anson Phelps Stokes III (January 11, 1905 – November 7, 1986) was the eleventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts in Boston, Massachusetts from 1956 to 1970. He was the son of ...

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Jabez Bowen (1739 - 1815)

Jabez Bowen, Jr. (1739–1815) was a deputy governor of Rhode Island, militia colonel during the American Revolutionary War and Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Jabez Bowen was b...

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Orange Judd (1822 - 1892)

Orange Judd (July 26, 1822 – December 27, 1892) was an American agricultural chemist, editor, and publisher. Background and family Judd was born of a rural family near Niagara Falls in Nia...

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William Jewett Tenney (1811 - 1883)

William Jewett Tenney (born at Newport, Rhode Island, 1814; died at Newark, New Jersey, 20 September 1883) was an American author, editor and encyclopedist. Life Graduating from Yale University i...

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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790 - 1870)

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (September 22, 1790-July 9, 1870) was an American lawyer, minster, educator, and humorist, known for his book Georgia Scenes. Biography Longstreet was born in Augusta,...

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Beverly B. Douglas (1822 - 1878)

Beverly Browne Douglas (December 21, 1822 – December 22, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at Providence Forge, Virginia, Douglas attended Rumford Academy in King William C...

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Edmund Fanning (1739 - 1818)

) Edmund Fanning (April 24, 1739 – February 28, 1818) was a British North American colonial administrator and military leader. Born in New York, he became a lawyer and politician in North Caro...

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David Sholtz, Governor (1891 - 1953)

David Sholtz (October 6, 1891 – March 21, 1953) was the 26th Governor of Florida. Early life and education Sholtz was born to Jewish parents in Brooklyn, New York, and after graduating fro...

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Edmund Rhett (1808 - 1863)

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George E. Badger, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy MP (1795 - 1866)

George Edmund Badger (April 17, 1795 – May 11, 1866) was a Whig U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina. Badger was born on April 17, 1795 in New Bern, North Carolina. Following a pa...

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Allen Taylor Caperton, US Senator (1810 - 1876)

Allen Taylor Caperton (November 21, 1810 – July 26, 1876) was an American politician who was a United States Senator serving as a Democrat, as well as previous positions. Early life Caperton...

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Stephen Wakeman MP (1717 - 1760)

Stephen Wakeman Birth: 1716 Parents: Joseph Wakeman, Elizabeth Hawley Wife: Mary Booth, Sarah Jessup Death: Mar 23 1760 - Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Notes Stephen graduated fro...

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John McKee Spratt, Jr. (1942 - d.)

. John McKee Spratt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district from 1983 to 2011. He is a member of the Dem...

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George Roy Hill (1921 - 2002)

George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 – December 27, 2002) was an American film director. He is most noted for directing such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting, which both...

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John Willard Toland (1912 - 2004)

) removed. (June 2007) John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American author and historian. He is best known for his bestselling biography of Adolf Hitler and for his ...

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Chauncey Langdon, US Congress (1763 - 1830)

Chauncey Langdon (November 8, 1763 – July 23, 1830) was an American politician, lawyer and judge. He served as a United States Representative from Vermont. Early life Langdon was born to E...

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Zephaniah Swift, US Congress (1759 - 1823)

re spelling of name, see note at end. wiki: Zephaniah Swift (February 27, 1759 – September 27, 1823) was an eighteenth-century American author, judge, lawyer and politician from Windham, Con...

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John Davenport (1752 - 1830)

) John Davenport (January 16, 1752 – November 28, 1830) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. Biography Born in Stamford, he pursued academic studies, and graduated from Yal...

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James Davenport, US Congress (1758 - 1797)

James Davenport (October 12, 1758 – August 3, 1797) was an eighteenth-century American lawyer, politician and judge. He served as a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Davenport was born i...

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Henry Smith Carhart (1844 - 1920)

Henry Smith Carhart, Ph.B. (1844–1920) was an American physicist and university professor. He was born in Coeymans, New York on March 27, 1844, and graduated from Wesleyan University in 1869 a...

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Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844 - 1907)

Wilbur Olin Atwater (May 3, 1844 — September 22, 1907) was an American chemist known for his studies of human nutrition and metabolism. He is credited with developing the Atwater system, layin...

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Moses Clark White (1819 - 1900)

Moses Clark White (simplified Chinese: 怀德; traditional Chinese: 懷德; Pinyin: Huáidé; Foochow Romanized: Huài-dáik; July 24, 1819 - October 24, 1...

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Thomas Fitch, IV, Gov. of Connecticut MP (1699 - 1774)

Thomas Fitch IV (c. 1700 – July 18, 1774) was governor of the Connecticut Colony from 1754 to 1766. Fitch was born, probably at Norwalk, Connecticut, the son of Thomas3 Fitch and his wife,...

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Charles Loring Brace (1826 - 1890)

Charles Loring Brace (June 19, 1826 – August 11, 1890) was an American philanthropist who contributed to the field of social reform. He is considered a father of the modern foster care movemen...

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Gerald Warner Brace (1901 - 1978)

Gerald Warner Brace (September 24, 1901 – July 20, 1978) was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New Engla...

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Charles Loring Brace, Jr. (1855 - 1938)

Charles Loring Brace, Jr. was a graduate of Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts and a graduate of Yale College class of 1876 with a degree in Civil Engineering. He was the son of Letitia Neill[ o...

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Blackleach Burritt (1744 - 1794)

Blackleach Burritt (1744 – August 27, 1794) was a preacher during the American Revolutionary War. During the American War of Independence, he was incarcerated in the Sugar House Prison. Earl...

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James Hayden Tufts (1862 - 1942)

James Hayden Tufts (1862–1942), an influential American philosopher, was a professor of the then newly founded Chicago University. Tufts was also a member of the Board of Arbitration, and the ...

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Julius Rockwell, U.S. Senator (1805 - 1888)

Julius Rockwell (April 26, 1805 – May 19, 1888) was a United States politician from Massachusetts, and the father of Francis Williams Rockwell. Rockwell was born in Colebrook, Connecticut ...

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Edward Jordan Dimock (1890 - 1986)

Edward Jordan Dimock (January 4, 1890 – March 17, 1986) was a United States federal judge. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Dimock received an A.B. from Yale College in 1911 and an LL.B. from ...

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Charles Hallock (1834 - 1917)

Charles Hallock (March 13, 1834 – December 2, 1917) was an American author and publisher born in New York City to Gerard Hallock and Elizabeth Allen. On September 10, 1855 he married Amelia J....

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Kenneth J. Gergen MP

Kenneth J. Gergen (born 1935) is an American psychologist and professor at Swarthmore College. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University (1957) and his Ph.D. from Duke University (1962). ...

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Evan G. Galbraith, U.S. Ambassador to France (1928 - 2008)

Evan (Van) Griffith Galbraith (July 2, 1928 – January 21, 2008) was the United States Ambassador to France from 1981 to 1985 under Ronald Reagan and the Secretary of Defense Representative in ...

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Brig. General Timothy Danielson (Continental Army) (1733 - 1791)

Timothy Danielson was the son of John Danielson, Sr., and Margaret Mighill, and the husband of 1) Beulah Winchester and 2) Elizabeth Sykes. He graduated with a theology degree from Yale College in 17...

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Judge Daniel Farrand (c.1760 - 1825)

from Find A Grave Memorial# 82952071 Excerpt, History of Newbury, Vermont, by Frederick Palmer Wells, 1902, pp 542-543 Nathaniel Farrand, of French extraction was living in Milford, Conn, in 1645...

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D. Farrand Henry (1833 - 1907)

Only child of Dr. Stephen C. Henry and his second wife, Charlotte P. Farrand Known as D. Farrand Henry, M. Am. Soc. CE Graduate of Sheffield Scientific School and Yale College Connected with US L...

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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I (RMS Lusitania victim) (1877 - 1915)

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt - Wikipedia - English Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I (October 20, 1877–May 7, 1915) was a wealthy sportsman and a member of the famous Vanderbilt family of philanthropists...

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Joseph Lucius Wooster, Jr. (1760 - 1795)

i. Joseph Lucius Wooster, b. 26 Oct 1760, d. 20 Jul 1795, Col., Yale B.A. 1781, m. 28 Feb 1794 Elizabeth Beers (d. 24 Jul 1820 æ. 53, dau. of Isaac & Mary (Mansfield) Beers).288 Citations ...

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