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Colin M. Ingersoll (1819 - 1903)

Colin Macrae Ingersoll (March 11, 1819 - September 13, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut, son of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Ingersoll pursued academic st...

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Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll (1789 - 1872)

Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll (February 8, 1789 – August 26, 1872) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies, and was gr...

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Charles Roberts Ingersoll, Governor (1821 - 1903)

Charles Roberts Ingersoll (16 September 1821-25 January 1903) was an American lawyer and the 47th Governor of Connecticut from 1873 to 1877. Biography Ingersoll was born in New Haven, Connecticut...

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Raymond E. Baldwin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1893 - 1986)

Raymond Earl Baldwin (August 31, 1893 – October 4, 1986) was a United States Senator, the 72nd and 74th Governor of Connecticut. Biography Born in Rye, New York, Baldwin moved to Middletow...

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Henry Baldwin Harrison, Governor (1821 - 1901)

Henry Baldwin Harrison (September 11, 1821 - October 29, 1901) was a Republican politician and the 52nd Governor of Connecticut. Biography Harrison was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduate...

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John Cotton Smith, Governor (1765 - 1845)

John Cotton Smith (February 12, 1765 – December 7, 1845) was a nineteenth century lawyer, judge and politician from Connecticut. He served as a member of the United States House of Representat...

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Luzon B. Morris, Governor (1827 - 1895)

Luzon Buritt Morris (April 16, 1827 – August 22, 1895) was an American lawyer and politician from Connecticut. He served as the 55th Governor of Connecticut, Biography Morris was born in N...

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Gov. Samuel Huntington (1765 - 1817)

The third governor of Ohio, Samuel Huntington , was born in Coventry, Connecticut, on October 4, 1765. His father was Reverend Joseph Huntington, a minister of liberal views and a descendant of Simon...

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Chester Bliss Bowles (1901 - 1986)

Chester Bliss Bowles (April 5, 1901 – May 25, 1986) was a liberal Democratic American diplomat and politician from Connecticut. Biography Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Bowles att...

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Simeon Eben Baldwin MP (1840 - 1927)

Simeon Eben Baldwin February 5, 1840-January 30, 1927 Parents: Roger Sherman Baldwin, U.S. Senator and Governor 1793-1863 and Emily Perkins1796-1874 Wife Susan Winchester 1840-1931 Children: ...

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Richard D. Hubbard, Governor (1818 - 1884)

Richard Dudley Hubbard (September 7, 1818 - February 28, 1884) was a United States Representative and the 48th Governor of Connecticut. Born in Berlin, Connecticut, he was orphaned while young, he pu...

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Samuel Foot, Governor, U.S. Senator (1780 - 1846)

Samuel Augustus Foot (November 8, 1780 - September 15, 1846; his surname is also spelled Foote) was the 28th Governor of Connecticut as well as a United States Representative and Senator. Born in Che...

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Gideon Tomlinson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1780 - 1854)

Gideon Tomlinson (December 31, 1780 – October 8, 1854) was a United States Senator, United States Representative, and the 25th Governor for the state of Connecticut. Born in Stratford, he ...

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Gov. John Treadwell (1745 - 1823)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT. DAR Ancestor # A116284 John Treadwell (November 23, 1745 - August 18, 1823) was an American politician and the 21st Governor of Connecticut. ...

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Elisha Phelps (1779 - 1834)

Elisha Phelps (November 16, 1779 - April 6, 1847) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was the son of Noah Phelps and father of John Smith Phelps who was a United States Representa...

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Willard Preble Hall, 17th Gov. of Missouri (1820 - 1882)

William Willard Preble Hall (May 9, 1820 – November 2, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 17th Governor of Missouri from 1864 to 1865 during last years of the Americ...

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Walter O. Snelling (1880 - 1965)

Walter Otheman Snelling (December 13, 1880 – September 10, 1965) was a chemist who contributed to the development of explosives and liquefied petroleum gas. Early career Snelling studied a...

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John A. M. Hinsman (1911 - 1980)

John A. M. Hinsman (March 22, 1911 ) was a Vermont politician and attorney who served as President of the Vermont State Senate. Biography John Abner Mead Hinsman was born in Rutland, Vermont on M...

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Edward Curtis Smith, Governor (1854 - 1935)

Edward Curtis Smith (January 5, 1854 – April 6, 1935) was an American politician from the US state of Vermont. He was a Republican. He was married to Anna Bailey James, the granddaughter of Am...

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Thomas W. Miller (1886 - 1973)

Thomas Woodnutt Miller (June 26, 1886 – May 5, 1973) was an American businessman, lawyer and politician, from Wilmington, Delaware, and Reno, Nevada. He was a veteran of World War I and a memb...

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Allard K. Lowenstein (1929 - 1980)

Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (January 16, 1929 – March 14, 1980) was a liberal Democratic politician, a one-term congressman representing the 5th District in Nassau County, New York from 1969 u...

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Carter H. Harrison III (1825 - 1893)

•GRAD: 1845 Yale College •Event: Elected BET 1879 AND 1887 Mayor of Chicago, IL •Event: Elected BET 1875 AND 1879 U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois •Event: Elected...

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Dr. Walter Belknap James (1858 - 1927)

1879 Graduate of Yale. Served as trustee of Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History. 1894 married Helen Goodsell Jennings, neice of Jekyll Island Club member William Rockefeller....

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Frederick Lippitt (1916 - 2005)

Frederick Lippitt (December 29, 1916 – May 11, 2005) was an American military officer, attorney and politician. He was the scion of a distinguished Rhode Island colonial family, the son of Uni...

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William W. Hoppin, Governor (1807 - 1880)

William Warner Hoppin (September 1, 1807 – April 18, 1880) was the 24th Governor of Rhode Island from 1854 to 1857. Early life Hoppin was a native of Providence, Rhode Island. He gradu...

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Richard

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Thomas Watkins Ligon, Governor (1810 - 1881)

Thomas Watkins Ligon (May 10, 1810 – January 12, 1881), a Democrat, was the 30th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1854 to 1858. He also a member of the United States House of Rep...

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Sherrod

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Charles "Mac" Mathias, Jr., U.S. Senator (1922 - 2010)

Charles McCurdy "Mac" Mathias, Jr. (July 24, 1922 – January 25, 2010) was a Republican member of the United States Senate, representing Maryland from 1969 to 1987. He was also a member of the ...

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William B. Washburn, Governor, U.S. Senator (1820 - 1887)

William Barrett Washburn (January 31, 1820 – October 5, 1887) was an American politician from Massachusetts who served in the United States House of Representatives and as the 28th Governor of...

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George Bird Grinnell (1849 - 1938)

George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale U...

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Archibald MacLeish (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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Peter Paul Bergman (1939 - 2012)

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Elisha Gallup (1779 - 1828)

Dartmouth College, 1804. MA Yale and Dartmouth 1807. Merchant. Sources: Gallup Genealogy: Gallop, Galloup, Galloupe, Gallupe, Gollop. Second edition, Revised and Expanded. By The Gallup Family As...

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John Henry Lumpkin, US Congress (1812 - 1860)

John Henry Lumpkin (June 13, 1812 – July 10, 1860) was an American politician, lawyer and jurist. Lumpkin was born in Lexington, Georgia, and attended Franklin College, the initial college...

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Nathan Brownson MP (1742 - 1796)

Nathan Brownson (May 14, 1742 – November 6, 1796) was an American physician and statesman from Riceboro, Georgia. He served Georgia as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1777 and as the...

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James

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Eli Smith (1801 - 1857)

Eli Smith (1801–1857) was an American Protestant Missionary and scholar, born at Northford, Conn. He graduated from Yale in 1821 and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1826. He worked in Mal...

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Denny Gulick MP

Denny Gulick, born Sidney Lewis Gulick III, is a professor of mathematics at University of Maryland, College Park. Life Gulick obtained his PhD from Yale University, with his main interest of...

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Sidney Lewis Gulick (1860 - 1945)

Sidney Lewis Gulick (1860–1945) was an educator, author, and missionary who spent much of his life working to promote greater understanding and friendship between Japanese and American culture...

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Rev. Dr. Moses Mather (1719 - 1806)

Reverend Doctor Moses Mather (Yale College, 1739), was the youngest of five children of Captain Timothy and Sarah (Noyes) Mather, of Lyme, New London County, Connecticut. He was the grandson of Ric...

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Ralph Randolph Gurley (1797 - 1872)

Ralph Randolph Gurley (May 26, 1797 – July 30, 1872) was a clergyman, an advocate of the separation of the races and a major force in the American Colonization Society, which offered passage t...

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Rev. David Bradford Ripley, II MP (1731 - 1785)

David graduated from Yale College in 1749. He studied for the ministry and was licensed by the Windham Assocation on May 19, 1752. He was the first pastor for a new parish called Abington Society, and ...

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John Hiram Lathrop (1799 - 1866)

John Hiram Lathrop (January 22, 1799 – August 2, 1866) was a well-known American educator during the early 19th century . He served as the first President of both the University of Missouri an...

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Reverend Elihu Spencer (1721 - 1784)

Reverend Elihu Spencer was a patriot of the American Revolution for New Jersey with the rank of Chaplain. DAR Ancestor #: A106900 ---------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Burton Norvell Braud Harrison (1838 - 1904)

Burton Norvell Harrison was a Yale-educated lawyer, the private secretary to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and a politician. Reference: "Burton Harrison". Wikipedia.org. . Date published...

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Fairfax Cary Harrison (1869 - 1938)

Fairfax Cary Harrison was an American lawyer, businessman and history writer. Reference: "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1959," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 Feb 2013), Fairfa...

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John Fellows, Jr. (1759 - 1844)

During the American revolutionary war, John Fellows, Jr. (of Sheffield, Berkshire County, MA) fought in Capt Bacon's Company, Col John Fellows' Regiment, with the Mass line at sixteen years of age. He ...

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Colonel Daniel Hitchcock (Continental Army) (1739 - 1777)

Daniel Hitchcock (15 February 1739 – 13 January 1777) was born in Massachusetts and graduated from Yale University. He moved to Providence, Rhode Island where he became an attorney and was sus...

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General John Morin Scott (c.1730 - 1784)

DAR Ancestor #: A101650 Scott was born in Manhattan and attended public school there. His father died when he was three years old, and his mother never remarried. He graduated Yale College in 174...

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Capt. Isaac Isaacs (1732 - d.)

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Benjamin Woolsey, Esq. (1720 - 1771)

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Gov. Roger Griswold MP (1762 - 1812)

Roger Griswold May 21, 1762-October 25, 1812 Parents: Matthew Griswold 1714-1799 and Ursula Wolcott 1724-1788 Wife Fannie Rogers 1767-1863 Children': Matthew Griswold 1792 Robert Harper Gri...

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Thomas F. Bayard, Jr., U.S. Senator (1868 - 1942)

. Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. (June 4, 1868 – July 12, 1942) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who ...

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Christopher Morgan (1808 - 1877)

Christopher Morgan (June 4, 1808 – April 3, 1877) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of Edwin Barber Morgan and nephew of Noyes Barber. Born in Aurora, New York, Morgan pursu...

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Malcolm Baldrige, Jr., US Secretary of Commerce (1922 - 1987)

. Howard Malcolm "Mac" Baldrige, Jr. (October 4, 1922 – July 25, 1987) was the 26th United States Secretary of Commerce. He was the son of H. Malcolm Baldrige, a Congressman from Nebraska, and...

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H. Malcolm Baldrige, US Congress (1894 - 1985)

Howard Malcolm Baldrige or H. Malcolm Baldrige (1894 – 1985) was a Nebraska Republican politician. Early life and ancestors He was born on June 23, 1894 at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebra...

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2nd Lt. Albert S. B. Negley (1913 - 1945)

Second Lieutenant, 1st Regiment, 2nd Philippine Infantry Division, United States Army Lieutenant Albert Negley was born in San Antonio February 10, 1913. He received his elementary education at Tra...

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Robert Grey Bushong (1883 - 1951)

Robert Grey Bushong (June 10, 1883–April 6, 1951) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Robert G. Bushong was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He wa...

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Brandon Rick Tartikoff (1949 - 1997)

Brandon Tartikoff (January 13, 1949 – August 27, 1997) was a television executive who was credited with turning around NBC's low prime time reputation with such hit series as Hill Street Blues...

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Walter E. Dellinger III (1941 - d.)

Walter Estes Dellinger III (born May 15, 1941) is the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law at Duke University and head of the appellate practice at O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, D.C. He also c...

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Thomas W. L. Ashley (1923 - 2010)

Thomas William Ludlow Ashley (January 11, 1923 – June 15, 2010), usually known as Lud Ashley, was an American politician of the Democratic party. He served as a U.S. representative from Ohio f...

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George Ashmun (1804 - 1870)

George Ashmun (December 25, 1804 – July 16, 1870) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Ashmun was born in Blandford, Massachusetts to Eli P. Ashmun an...

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James Hopkins Adams, Governor (1812 - 1861)

James Hopkins Adams (March 15, 1812 – July 13, 1861) was an American politician from South Carolina. He served in the South Carolina Legislature and was the 66th governor of the state. B...

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Theodore Carter Achilles (1905 - 1986)

Theodore Carter Achilles (December 29, 1905 – April 8, 1986) was a United States diplomat who served as Ambassador to Peru. Biography Achilles was born 29 December 1905 in Rochester, N...

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Judge Richard S. Arnold (1936 - 2004)

Richard Sheppard Arnold (March 26, 1936 – September 23, 2004) was a judge of the U.S. District Court and then the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Two presidents, Richard M. Nixon...

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Douglas MacArthur II, U.S. Ambassador (1909 - 1997)

Douglas MacArthur II (July 5, 1909 – November 15, 1997) was an American diplomat. MacArthur was the son of Captain Arthur MacArthur III and Mary McCalla MacArthur, and was named for his un...

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William Walter Phelps (1839 - 1894)

William Walter Phelps (August 24, 1839 – June 17, 1894), the son of John Jay Phelps, a successful New York City merchant and financier, was born in Dundaff, Pennsylvania. During his successful...

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Peter A. Porter, Jr. (1853 - 1925)

Peter Augustus Porter (October 10, 1853 – December 15, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from New York, and grandson of Peter Buell Porter. Porter was the son of Mary Cabell Breckenridge and Col...

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Peter Buell Porter, Secretary of War MP (1773 - 1844)

Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut - March 20, 1844 Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York) was an American lawyer, soldier and politician who served as Un...

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Dr George Stanley Woodward (1863 - 1952)

George Woodward was an important figure in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania progressive politics for 50 years. Son of a well-known Wilkes-Barre lawyer, and grandson of Judge George Washington Woodward...

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Stanley Woodward, U.S. Ambassador to Canada (1899 - 1992)

Stanley Woodward, Sr. (March 12, 1899[1]-August 17, 1992[2]) was the White House Chief of Protocol under Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. He was a favorite social companion of FDR. Nota...

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Philip James Quinn Barry (1896 - 1949)

Philip James Quinn Barry (June 18, 1896 – December 3, 1949) was an American playwright born in Rochester, New York. Early life Philip Barry was born on June 18, 1896 in Rochester, New ...

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Alonzo Castle Monson (1822 - 1902)

Alonzo C. Monson was a Yale and Columbia Law graduate. At the age of 23 he was a postal clerk in New York City where his brother-in-law, Robert H. Morris, was the postmaster, and his brother, marcena...

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Joseph Trumbull, Governor (1782 - 1861)

) Joseph Trumbull (December 7, 1782 – August 4, 1861) was a U.S. lawyer, banker, and politician from Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in the U.S. Congress and served as the 35th Gover...

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Vincent Scully (1920 - d.)

Vincent Joseph Scully, Jr. (born August 21, 1920) is Sterling Professor Emeritus of the History of Art in Architecture at Yale University, and the author of several books on the subject. Architect ...

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Moses B. Stuart (1780 - 1852)

Moses B. Stuart (March 26, 1780–January 4, 1852, age 71), an American biblical scholar, was born in Wilton, Connecticut. Life and career He was reared on a farm graduating with highest...

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Austin Phelps (1820 - 1890)

Austin Phelps (January 7, 1820—October 13, 1890), was an American Congregational minister and educator. He was for 10 years President of the Andover Theological Seminary and his writings becam...

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Susanna Styron MP

Susanna Styron (born 1955) is an American film and documentary maker. She is one of the four children (three girls and one boy) of writer and novelist William Styron (1925-2006) and his wife, Rose....

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William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (1891 - 1967)

. William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (January 25, 1891 – February 15, 1967) was an American diplomat, journalist, and novelist. Although in his youth he was considered something of a radical, he l...

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Louis Stanton Auchincloss (1917 - 2010)

Louis Stanton Auchincloss (/ˈɔːkɨŋklɒs/; September 27, 1917 – January 26, 2010) was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best ...

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David Rayfiel (1923 - 2011)

David Rayfiel (September 9, 1923 – June 22, 2011) was an American screenwriter and frequent collaborator of director Sydney Pollack (1934–2008). Born in Brooklyn, New York and educate...

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Henry Baldwin MP (1702 - 1727)

HENRY3, Barnabas2,Richard1 (of Milford,Ct) Henry Baldwin, son of Barnabas Baldwin and Mary Botsford, was born 1702; bpt June 14, 1702 in Milford, Conn; died before May 1740, leaving no issue. I have ...

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Robert Penn Warren (1905 - 1989)

Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He was also a charter member of the F...

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Seymour H. Knox, II, philanthropist and art exponent (1898 - 1990)

Seymour Horace Knox II (September 1, 1898 – September 27, 1990) was a Buffalo, New York philanthropist and art exponent. He was born in 1898 in Buffalo, New York, the son of Seymour H. Knox I,...

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Paul Mellon (1907 - 1999)

Paul Mellon KBE was an American philanthropist, thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder. He is one of only five people ever designated an "Exemplar of Racing" by the National Museum of Racing and Hall o...

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John Kintzing Kane (1795 - 1858)

John Kintzing Kane (16 May 1795 - 21 February 1858) was an American politician, attorney and jurist. Kane was noted for his political affiliation with President Andrew Jackson and for an 1855 pro-sla...

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Chauncey Depew, U.S. Senator MP (1834 - 1928)

Chauncey Mitchell Depew (April 23, 1834 – April 5, 1928) was an attorney for Cornelius Vanderbilt's railroad interests, president of the New York Central Railroad System, and a United States S...

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Albert Francis Judd (1838 - 1900)

Albert Francis Judd (1838–1900) was a judge of the Kingdom of Hawaii who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court through its transition into part of the United States. Life Judd was...

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George R. Carter, 2nd Terr. Gov. of Hawaii (1866 - 1933)

George Carter was Hawaii Territorial Governor. He graduated from Yale University, was trained at Seattle National Bank, and returned to Hawaii to become Cashier of C. Brewer & Co., where his father was...

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William W. Ellsworth, Governor (1791 - 1868)

William Wolcott Ellsworth (November 10, 1791 – January 15, 1868) was a Yale-educated attorney who served as the 30th Governor of Connecticut, a three-term United States Congressman, a Justice ...

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Stephen Carlton Clark, Sr. DSM (founder of the Baseball Hall of Fame) (1882 - 1960)

. Stephen Carlton Clark, Sr. DSM, (August 29, 1882 – September 17, 1960) was an American art collector, newspaper publisher, benefactor and founder of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown,...

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Sterling Clark (1877 - 1956)

Robert Sterling Clark (June 25, 1877 - December 29, 1956), heir to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, was an American art collector, horse breeder, and philanthropist. Biography Known by his midd...

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Samuel J. Tilden (1814 - 1886)

Samuel Jones Tilden (February 9, 1814 – August 4, 1886) was the Democratic candidate for the U.S. presidency in the disputed election of 1876, one of the most controversial American elections ...

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Amos Richards Eno Pinchot MP (1873 - 1944)

Amos Richards Eno Pinchot (December 6, 1873 – February 18, 1944) was an American reformist. He never held public office but managed to exert considerable influence in reformist circles and did...

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Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801 - 1889)

Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801–1889) was an American academic, author and president of Yale College from 1846 through 1871.

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Lyman S. Spitzer, Jr. (1914 - 1997)

Lyman Strong Spitzer, Jr. (June 26, 1914 – March 31, 1997) was an American theoretical physicist and astronomer best known for his research in star formation, plasma physics, and in 1946, for co...

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Henry S. Graves, 2nd Chief of the U.S. Forest Service (1871 - 1951)

Henry ("Harry") Solon Graves (May 3, 1871 – March 7, 1951) was a forest administrator in the United States. He founded the Yale School of Forestry (now the Yale School of Forestry and Environm...

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Eben Alexander (1851 - 1910)

Eben Alexander (March 9, 1851, Knoxville - March 11, 1910) was an American scholar, educator, dean and ambassador. Alexander attended the University of Tennessee (then known as East Tennessee Uni...

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William Jay (1789 - 1858)

) William Jay (16 June 1789 – 14 October 1858) was an American reformer and jurist, the son of John Jay (1745–1829). Biography He was born in New York City, and graduated from Y...

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