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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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Stacy Keach MP

Walter Stacy Keach, Jr. (born June 2, 1941) is an American actor and narrator. He is mostly known for his dramatic roles; however, he has done narration work for The Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius XM ...

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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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James Coffin (1847 - 1906)

JAMES COFFIN, son of Edmund and Sarah Harrison (Lambdin) Coffin, and brother of Edmund Coffin (Y. C. 1866), was born in New York City, October 13, 1847, an<^ entered college as a resident of Irvington-...

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Edmund Coffin, Jr (1844 - 1928)

Bulletin of Yale University New Haven I November 1929 Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University 1928-1929 Edmund Coffin, B.A. 1866. Born November 8,1844, in New York City. Died December 26, 192...

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Almet Francis Jenks (1853 - 1924)

Almet Francis Jenks (May 21, 1853 - September 18, 1924) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He graduated from Yale University in 1875, where he was a member of Skull and Bon...

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Roger Sherman Baldwin Foster (1857 - 1924)

Roger Sherman Baldwin Foster (Apr. 21, 1857 - Feb. 22, 1924) was an American lawyer. He was the son of Dwight Foster and Henrietta Perkins Baldwin, daughter of US Senator Roger Sherman Baldwin. He ...

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Clinton L. Hare (1864 - 1909)

Clinton Larue "Clint" Hare (November 7, 1864 – June 4, 1909) was a manager, organizer, and coach of American football, and a lawyer and grocer. He served as the head football coach at Purdue U...

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Donald Grant Mitchell ("Ik Marvel") (1822 - 1908)

Donald Grant Mitchell ("Ik Marvel") (April 12, 1822 - December 15, 1908) was an American essayist and novelist. Biography Mitchell, the grandson of politician and jurist Stephen Mix Mitchell,...

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Anthony C. Higgins, U.S. Senator (1840 - 1912)

Anthony C. Higgins (October 1, 1840 - June 26, 1912) was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Republican, who...

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William H. Welch, M.D. ("the Dean of American Medicine") (1850 - 1934)

William Henry Welch, M.D. (April 8, 1850 - April 30, 1934) was an American physician, pathologist, and medical school administrator. He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at Johns Hopkins ...

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Walker Blaine (1855 - 1890)

Walker Blaine (1855-1890) was an official in the United States Department of State. Biography Walker Blaine was born in Augusta, Maine on May 8, 1855, the son of James G. Blaine and Harriet (Stan...

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Tudor Storrs Jenks (1857 - 1922)

Tudor Storrs Jenks (May 7, 1857 - February 11, 1922)[1] was an American author, poet, artist and editor, as well as a journalist and lawyer. He is chiefly remembered for the popular works of fiction ...

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John William Sterling MP (1844 - 1918)

John William Sterling (May 12, 1844 – July 5, 1918) was a corporate attorney and major benefactor to Yale University. Biography John William Sterling was born in Stratford, Connecticut. He...

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Daniel Henry Chamberlain, Governor (1835 - 1907)

Daniel Henry Chamberlain (June 23, 1835 – April 13, 1907) was a planter, lawyer, author and the 76th Governor of South Carolina from 1874 until 1877. Daniel H. Chamberlain was born in West B...

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Samuel O. Prentice, Chief Justice, Sup. Ct. of Conn. (1850 - 1924)

Samuel Oscar Prentice (born North Stonington, Connecticut, August 8, 1850; died November 2, 1924) was a lawyer, judge, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut. Prentice attended the N...

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John Hubbard Tweedy (1814 - 1891)

John Hubbard Tweedy (November 9, 1814 – November 12, 1891) was a delegate to the United States Congress from Wisconsin Territory from September 1847 to June 1848 being elected from the Whig Pa...

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Lewis Greenleaf Adams (1897 - 1977)

Lewis Greenleaf Adams, AIA, (1897-1977), was an American architect based in New York City who practiced in mid- to late-twentieth-century New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, as part of the firms M...

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Sheldon Whitehouse (1883 - 1965)

Edwin Sheldon Whitehouse was a Foreign Service officer. He served as U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1930–33, and to Colombia, 1933-34.

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Chauncey Bunce Brewster (1849 - 1897)

Chauncey Bunce Brewster was the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. At Yale he was a member of Skull and Bones.

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Benjamin Brewster (1860 - 1941)

) Benjamin Brewster (November 25, 1860 - 2 February 1941) was the Episcopal Bishop of Maine and Missionary Bishop of Western Colorado. Early life He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of...

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William Dewitt Alexander (1833 - 1913)

(see below) William Dewitt Alexander, son of Rev. William P. Alexander, was b. in Honolulu on Apr. 2,1833. He m. July 18,1860, with ABIGAIL CHARLOTTE BALDWIN, dau. of Dwight Baldwin and Charlotte Fow...

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Charles S. Whitehouse, U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand (1921 - 2001)

Charles Sheldon Whitehouse (November 5, 1921 – June 25, 2001) was an American career Foreign Service Officer. He was U.S. Ambassador to Laos and Thailand in the 1970s. Early life Mr. White...

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Wilson S. Bissell, U.S. Postmaster General (1847 - 1903)

Wilson Shannon Bissell (December 31, 1847 New London, Oneida County, New York - October 6, 1903 Buffalo, New York) was an American politician from New York. He graduated from Yale University in 186...

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Francis Judd Cooke (1910 - 1995)

Francis Judd Cooke was born on Dec. 28,1910 (Dec. 26th per LDS records) in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a family of New England missionaries turned cattle ranchers. His father was George Paul Cooke, grandson o...

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Samuel Carnes "Sam" Collier MP (1912 - 1950)

Samuel "Sam" Carnes Collier (May 14, 1912-September 23, 1950) was an American advertising entrepreneur. He made his fortune in streetcar advertising. Early life Collier was the son of Barron Gift...

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Russell Wheeler Davenport (1899 - 1954)

Russell Wheeler Davenport (1899—April 19, 1954) was an American publisher and writer. Davenport was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the son of Russell W. Davenport, Sr., a vice president of...

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John Rockefeller Prentice (1902 - 1972)

John Rockefeller Prentice (December 17, 1902 – June 13, 1972) was born to Chicago lawyer Ezra Parmalee Prentice and Alta Rockefeller Prentice in New York. Prentice's maternal grandfather is th...

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Henry John "Jack" Heinz, II (1908 - 1987)

Henry John Heinz II, best known as Jack Heinz, (1908–1987) was an American business executive and CEO of the H. J. Heinz Company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was the grandson a...

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Edson Fessenden Gallaudet MP (1871 - 1945)

Edson Fessenden Gallaudet (April 21, 1871 – July 1, 1945) was a pioneer in the field of aviation, being the first person to experiment with warped wings in 1896. In 1898, he built a warping-wi...

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Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862 - 1965)

Amos Alonzo Stagg (August 16, 1862 – March 17, 1965) was an American athlete and pioneering college coach in multiple sports, primarily football. He served as the head football coach at Spring...

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William Phelps Eno ("Father of Traffic Safety") (1858 - 1945)

William Phelps Eno (June 3, 1858-December 3, 1945) was an American businessman responsible for many of the earliest innovations in road safety and traffic control. He is sometimes known as the "Fathe...

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Brevet Maj. General John T. Croxton (USA) (1836 - 1874)

John Thomas Croxton (November 20, 1836 – April 16, 1874) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a postbellum U.S. diplomat. Early life and career C...

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Alexander Agnew McCormick, Jr. (1897 - 1918)

. Alexander Agnew McCormick, Jr. (15 December 1897 – 24 September 1918) was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I. Biography Born in Chicago, Illinois, McCormick was the ...

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Robert A. Lovett, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1895 - 1986)

Robert Abercrombie Lovett (14 September 1895 - 7 May 1986) was the fourth United States Secretary of Defense, serving in the cabinet of President Harry S. Truman from 1951 to 1953 and in this capacit...

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Donald Ogden Stewart (1894 - 1980)

Donald Ogden Stewart (November 30, 1894 - August 2, 1980) was an American author and screenwriter. As a screenwriter, he won an Academy Award for The Philadelphia Story (1940). Life His hometown ...

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Phelps Putnam (1894 - 1948)

Howard Phelps Putnam (1894 – 1948), sometimes known as H. Phelps Putnam or Phelps Putnam, was an American poet who published two books, Trinc and The Five Seasons. Biography Phelps Putnam ...

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Henry "Hank" Ketcham (1891 - 1981)

) Henry Holman "Hank" Ketcham (June 17, 1891 – November 1986) was an American football player. He played the center and guard positions for Yale University. He was selected as a first-team All...

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Robert A. Gardner (1890 - 1956)

) Robert Abbe Gardner (April 9, 1890 – June 21, 1956) was an American multi-sport athlete best known for winning the U.S. Amateur in golf twice. Gardner was born in Hinsdale, Illinois. He sp...

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Hugh Smith Knox (1883 - 1936)

Hugh Smith Knox (January 27, 1883 – January 2, 1936) was an American football player. He played at the halfback position at Yale University and was selected as a first-team All-American in 190...

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Foster Rockwell (1880 - 1942)

Foster Haven Rockwell (August 15, 1880 – January 26, 1942) was an All-American football player and hotelier. A native of Vermont, Rockwell played football at Yale University and was selected a...

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S. F. B. Morse ("The Duke of Del Monte") (1885 - 1969)

Samuel Finley Brown Morse (July 18, 1885- May 10, 1969) was an environmental conservationist and the developer of Pebble Beach. He was known as the Duke of Del Monte and ran his company from the 1919...

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Lucius Horatio "Ray" Biglow (1885 - 1961)

Lucius Horatio "Ray" Biglow, III (often spelled Bigelow; February 28, 1885 – July 9, 1961) was an American football player and coach. He played right guard for Yale University from 1905 to 190...

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David Sinton Ingalls (1st ace in the U. S. Navy) MP (1899 - 1985)

David Sinton Ingalls, DSC and DFC (28 January 1899, Cleveland, Ohio - 26 April 1985, Chagrin Falls, Ohio) was the only United States Navy Flying Ace of World War I, with six credited victories; thus ...

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Percy Avery Rockefeller MP (1878 - 1934)

Percy A. Rockefeller, 1932Percy Avery Rockefeller (1878–1934) was founder and vice president of Owenoke Corporation. He was a board director of Air Reduction Company, American International ...

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