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Sara Gilbert MP

Sara Gilbert ( /ˈɡɪlbərt/; born Sara Rebecca Abeles; January 29, 1975) is an American actress, best known for her role as Darlene Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne from 19...

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Frank Polk, acting U.S. Secretary of State (1871 - 1943)

Frank Lyon Polk (September 13, 1871 in New York City — February 7, 1943) was a prominent United States lawyer and a name partner of the law firm today known as Davis Polk & Wardwell. Biogr...

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Wayne MacVeagh, U.S. Attorney General (1833 - 1917)

Isaac Wayne MacVeagh (April 19, 1833 – January 11, 1917) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat and the 36th Attorney General of the United States. Biography Born in Phoenixville, Pe...

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Franklin MacVeagh, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1837 - 1934)

Franklin MacVeagh (November 22, 1837 – July 6, 1934) was an American banker and Treasury Secretary. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Yale University in 1858, where he ...

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Ezekiel Bacon (1776 - 1860)

Ezekiel Bacon (September 1, 1776 Boston – October 18, 1870 Utica, Oneida County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts and New York. Life He was a son of J...

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Governor Bob Taft MP

Robert Alphonso "Bob" Taft II (born January 8, 1942) served as a Republican governor of the U.S. state of Ohio from 1999-2007. Although Taft was born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was raised in Cinc...

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Judah Philip Benjamin MP (1811 - 1884)

Born to a Sephardic family in the West Indies, Judah P. Benjamin was the most highly placed Jew in the Confederacy. Benjamin spent his adolescence in Charleston and briefly attended Yale University. ...

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Rev. Jonathan Dickinson, 1st President of Princeton University (1688 - 1747)

) Jonathan Dickinson (April 22, 1688 – October 7, 1747) was a Congregational, later Presbyterian, minister, a leader in the Great Awakening of the 1730s and 1740s, and a co-founder and first p...

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Abel P. Upshur, U.S. Secretary of Navy & State (1790 - 1844)

Abel Parker Upshur (June 17, 1790 – February 28, 1844) was an American lawyer, judge and politician from Virginia. Upshur was active in Virginia state politics and later served as Secretary of...

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Nicholas Katzenbach, U.S. Attorney General (1922 - 2012)

LBJ's attorney general Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (January 17, 1922 – May 8, 2012) was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B. Johnson admi...

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Barbara O'Neil (1910 - 1980)

Barbara O'Neil (July 17, 1910 – September 3, 1980) was an American actress. She appeared in the popular film Gone with the Wind (1939) and received an Academy Award nomination for her supporti...

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Schuyler V. Cammann (1912 - 1991)

Van Rensselaer Cammann (February 2, 1912 in New York City – September 9, 1991 in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire) was an anthropologist best known for work in Asia. Early life Schuyler gradu...

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Phillip Shriver, 17th President of Miami University (1922 - 2011)

Phillip Raymond Shriver (August 16, 1922 – April 23, 2011) was an American historian and college administrator who was president of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, from 1965 to 1981. Biogr...

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Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Senator MP

Richard Blumenthal (born February 13, 1946) is the junior United States Senator from Connecticut and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he served as Attorney General of Connecticut. Bo...

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David Sherman Boardman (1768 - 1864)

David Sherman Boardman (8 December 1768 – 2 December 1864) was an American lawyer, judge, and state assemblyman in the early United States. The youngest child of Deacon Sherman and Sarah (...

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Benjamin Silliman MP (1779 - 1864)

Silliman was born in a tavern in North Stratford, now Trumbull, Connecticut, a few months after his mother, Mary (Fish) Silliman (widow of John Noyes), fled for her life from their Fairfield, Connectic...

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Josiah "Mount Whitney" Whitney (1819 - 1896)

Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819–1896) was an American geologist, professor of geology at Harvard University (from 1865), and chief of the California Geological Survey (1860–1874). Mount Whi...

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Winthrop Aldrich Rockefeller MP (1912 - 1973)

Winthrop Rockefeller (May 1, 1912 – February 22, 1973) was a politician and philanthropist who served as the first Republican Governor of Arkansas since Reconstruction. He was a third-generati...

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Gov. William S. Livingston, Signer, US Constitution MP (1723 - 1790)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: William Livingston (1723-1790) - Wikipedia "... William Livingston (November 30, 1723 – July 25, 1790) served as the Governor of New Jersey (1776–1...

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W. Averell Harriman (1891 - 1986)

William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986) was an American Democratic Party politician, businessman, and diplomat. He was the son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman. He served as...

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Henry Huntly Haight, Governor (1825 - 1878)

Henry Huntly Haight (May 20, 1825 – September 2, 1878) was the tenth governor of California from December 5, 1867 to December 8, 1871. Biography Son of Fletcher Mathews Haight, he was ...

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Gov. Howard Dean MP

Vermont, United States

Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American politician and physician from Vermont. He served six terms as the 79th Governor of Vermont and ran unsuccessfully for the 2004 Democratic...

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Wilbur Lucius Cross, Governor (1862 - 1948)

Wilbur Lucius Cross, Ph. D. (April 10, 1862 – October 5, 1948) was an American educator and political figure who was the 71st Governor of Connecticut for eight years. Biography Born in...

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Pete Wilson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Peter Barton “Pete” Wilson (born August 23, 1933) is an American politician from California. Wilson, a Republican, served as the 36th governor of California (1991–1999), the culm...

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Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator MP

Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is the junior U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as United States Attorney (19...

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Malcolm Wallop, U.S. Senator (1933 - 2011)

Scion of the Earls of Portsmouth and former United States Senator from Wyoming. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Malcolm Wallop (Febr...

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John Wales, U.S. Senator (1783 - 1863)

John Wales (July 31, 1783 - December 3, 1863) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Whig Party, who served as U.S. Senator fr...

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Frederic C. Walcott, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1949)

Frederic Collin Walcott (February 19, 1869 – April 27, 1949) was a United States Senator from Connecticut. Born in New York Mills, Oneida County, New York, he attended the public schools of Ut...

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John V. Tunney, U.S. Senator MP

John Varick Tunney (born June 26, 1934), is a former Democratic Party United States Senator and Representative. Biography He is the son of the famous heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney a...

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Robert Alphonso Taft, U.S. Senator MP (1889 - 1953)

Senator Robert A. Taft Funeral Without Formal Classification 31 July-4 August 1953 Robert A. Taft, son of former President William Howard Taft and renowned Republican senator from Ohio, died of c...

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Stuart Symington, U.S. Senator, 1st Secretary of the Air Force MP (1901 - 1988)

William Stuart Symington (pronounced /ˈsaɪmɪŋtən/; June 26, 1901 – December 14, 1988) was a businessman and political figure from Missouri. He served as the ...

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Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator MP (1930 - 2012)

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William Proxmire, U.S. Senator (1915 - 2005)

Edward William Proxmire (November 11, 1915 – December 15, 2005) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States Senator from Wisconsin from 1957 to 1...

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Senator Francis Griffith Newlands MP (1846 - 1917)

NEWLANDS, Francis Griffith, (son-in-law of William Sharon), a Representative and a Senator from Nevada; born in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., August 28, 1846; moved to Missouri and later Illinois with ...

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Truman H. Newberry, US Senator & SecNav (1864 - 1945)

Truman Handy Newberry (November 5, 1864 – October 3, 1945) was a U.S. businessman and political figure. He served as the Secretary of Navy between 1908 and 1909. He was a U.S. Senator from Mic...

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Bill Nelson, U.S. Senator MP

Orlando, Orange, Florida, USA

) Clarence William "Bill" Nelson (born September 29, 1942) is the senior United States Senator from the state of Florida and a member of the Democratic Party. He is a former United States Representat...

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Rogers Morton, U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Commerce (1914 - 1979)

Rogers Clark Ballard Morton (September 19, 1914 – April 19, 1979) was an American politician who served as Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Commerce under Presidents Richard Nixon an...

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Thruston Ballard Morton, U.S. Senator (1907 - 1982)

Thruston Ballard Morton (August 19, 1907 – August 14, 1982), a Republican, represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He was born in Louis...

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Gov. Return J Meigs II, US Sen,. Postmaster Gen. (c.1764 - 1825)

From Wikipedia: Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (also known as Return J. Meigs, Jr.) (pronunciation: "Megz" - rhymes with "eggs") (November 17, 1764–March 29, 1825) was a Democratic-Republican politi...

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Joseph M. McCormick, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1925)

Joseph Medill McCormick (May 16, 1877 – February 25, 1925), known as Medill, was part of the McCormick family of businessmen and politicians in Chicago. He became a Representative and a Senato...

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Joe Lieberman, U.S. Senator MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman was the senior United States Senator from Connecticut. A former member of the Democratic Party, he was the party's nominee for Vice President in the 2000 election. Curren...

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John Forbes Kerry, Secretary of State MP

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is currently serving as the 68th Secretary of State. As the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, he was defeated in the...

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John Kean, U.S. Senator (1852 - 1914)

) John Kean (December 4, 1852 – November 4, 1914) was an American lawyer, banker and Republican Party politician from Elizabeth, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in the U.S. Senate from 1...

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Jim Jeffords, U.S. Senator MP (1934 - 2014)

James Merrill "Jim" Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is a former U.S. Senator from Vermont. He served as a Republican until 2001, when he left the party to become an independent. He retired from the Sena...

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James Hillhouse, U.S. Senator (1754 - 1832)

James Hillhouse (October 20, 1754 – December 29, 1832) was an American lawyer, real estate developer, and politician from New Haven, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. Ho...

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H. John Heinz III, U.S. Senator (1938 - 1991)

Henry John Heinz III (October 23, 1938 – April 4, 1991) was an American politician from Pennsylvania, a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives (1971–1977) and t...

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Gary Hart, U.S. Senator MP

Gary Hart (born Gary Warren Hartpence; November 28, 1936) is an American politician, lawyer, author, professor and commentator. He served as a Democratic Senator representing Colorado (1975–19...

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Fred Dubois, U.S. Senator (1851 - 1930)

Fred Thomas Dubois (May 29, 1851 – February 14, 1930) was a controversial American politician who served two terms in the United States Senate from Idaho. He was best-known for his opposition ...

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Henry L. Dawes, U.S. Senator (1816 - 1903)

Henry Laurens Dawes (October 30, 1816 – February 5, 1903) was a Republican United States Senator and United States Representative, notable for the Dawes Act. Biography Henry Dawes was ...

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John Davis, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1787 - 1854)

) John Davis (January 13, 1787 – April 19, 1854) was an American lawyer, businessman and politician. Early life John Davis was born in Northborough, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale C...

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David Daggett, U.S. Senator (1764 - 1851)

David Daggett (December 31, 1764 – April 12, 1851) was a U.S. senator, mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, Judge of the Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors, and a founder of the Yale Law School. ...

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LeBaron Bradford Colt, U.S. Senator (1846 - 1924)

LeBaron Bradford Colt (June 25, 1846 – August 18, 1924) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island and a circuit court judge. Biography He was born in Dedham, Massachusetts to Chris...

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State MP

Chappaqua, NY, USA

When Bill Clinton took office as president in January 1993, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the First Lady of the United States, and announced that she would be using that form of her name. She is the ju...

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Prescott Sheldon Bush MP (1895 - 1972)

Home in 1930: Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Prescott Sheldon Bush Name: Prescott Sheldon Bush Gender: male Birth Place: OH S...

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Nicholas F. Brady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury MP

Nicholas Frederick Brady (born April 11, 1930) was United States Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, and is also known for articulating the Brady Plan in M...

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David L. Boren, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

David Lyle Boren (born April 21, 1941) is an academic leader and American politician from the state of Oklahoma. A Democrat, he served as the 21st Governor of Oklahoma from 1975 to 1979 and in the Un...

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John Glenn Beall, Jr., U.S. Senator (1927 - 2006)

. John Glenn Beall, Jr. (June 19, 1927 – March 24, 2006) was a Republican member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland 1971–1977. He was also a member of the M...

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Roger Sherman Baldwin, U.S. Senator & Governor (1793 - 1863)

Roger Sherman Baldwin (January 4, 1793 – February 19, 1863) was an American lawyer (office at 123 Church St New Haven CT ) involved in the Amistad case, who later became the 17th Governor of C...

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Abraham Baldwin,Signer of the US Constitution MP (1754 - 1807)

Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807) Baldwin was a transplanted northerner, born in Guilford, Connecticut, the second son of a blacksmith. Baldwin's father had high hopes for his twelve children and went in...

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Alva B. Adams, U.S. Senator (1875 - 1941)

Alva Blanchard Adams (October 29, 1875 – December 1, 1941) was a Democratic politician who represented Colorado in the United States Senate from 1923 until 1924 and again from 1933 to 1941. ...

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Reverend Eleazar Wheelock MP (1711 - 1779)

Reverend Eleazar Wheelock (1711 - 1779) , Congregational minister, orator, educator, and founder of Dartmouth College, the only surviving male child of of Deacon Ralph Wheelock and Ruth Huntington, was...

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Andrew Dickson White, 1st President of Cornell University (1832 - 1918)

-------------------- Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was a U.S. diplomat, historian, and educator, who was the co-founder of Cornell University. Biography Fa...

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Andrew Warren Sledd (1870 - 1939)

Andrew Warren Sledd (November 7, 1870 – March 16, 1939) was an American theologian, university professor and university president. A native of Virginia, he was the son of a prominent Methodist...

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William S Johnson, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1727 - 1819)

JOHNSON, William Samuel, a Delegate and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Stratford, Conn., on October 7, 1727; was tutored privately by his father; graduated from Yale College in 1744 and from Harva...

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Rev. Dr. Samuel Johnson, 1st President of Columbia University MP (1696 - 1772)

) The Reverend Doctor Samuel Johnson (October 14, 1696 – January 6, 1772) was a clergyman, educator, and philosopher in colonial British North America. He was a major proponent of both Anglica...

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Robert M. Hutchins (1899 - 1977)

Robert Maynard Hutchins (also Maynard Hutchins) (January 17, 1899 – May 17, 1977), was an educational philosopher, dean of Yale Law School (1927–1929), and president (1929–1945) ...

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Joseph Gibson Hoyt (1815 - 1862)

Joseph Gibson Hoyt (January 19, 1815 – November 26, 1862) was the first chancellor and a professor of Greek at Washington University in St. Louis (then named Washington Institute in St. Louis)...

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Daniel Coit Gilman (1831 - 1908)

Daniel Coit Gilman (6 July 1831 - 13 October 1908) was an American educator and academician, who was instrumental in founding the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale College, and who subsequently ser...

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Reverend Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL.D (1787 - 1851)

Reverend Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL.D., (December 10, 1787 – September 10, 1851) was a renowned American pioneer in the education of the Deaf. Along with Laurent Clerc and Mason Cogswell, he...

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Henry Durant (1802 - 1875)

Henry Durant (Acton, Massachusetts, June 18, 1802 – Oakland, California, January 22, 1875) was the founding president of the University of California. Biography Graduate of Yale Colleg...

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Jonathan Dickinson (1688 - 1747)

) Jonathan Dickinson (April 22, 1688 – October 7, 1747) was a Congregational, later Presbyterian, minister, a leader in the Great Awakening of the 1730s and 1740s, and a co-founder and first p...

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Rev. Aaron Burr MP (1716 - 1757)

[following was downloaded 2009 from Wikipedia] The Reverend Aaron Burr (January 4, 1716 – September 24, 1757) was a notable divine and educator in colonial America. He was a founder of the Col...

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Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard (1809 - 1889)

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard (May 5, 1809 – April 27, 1889) was an American scientist and educationalist. Biography Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard was born in Sheffield, Massachuse...

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Walter Chauncey Camp MP (1859 - 1925)

The Father of American Football--- On April 7, 1859 in New Britain, Connecticut, Walter Chauncy Camp was born. Walter Camp is deemed "The Father of American Football" due to his significant contrib...

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Rudy Vallee (1901 - 1986)

Rudy Vallée (July 28, 1901 – July 3, 1986) was an American singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. Early life Rudy Vallée was born Hubert Prior Vallée in Islan...

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Cole Porter (1891 - 1964)

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took ...

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Eero Saarinen (1910 - 1961)

Hän loi näyttävän uran arkkitehtina ja huonekalusuunnittelijana. Hvitträskissä syntynyt Eero Saarinen vietti pienestä pitäen paljon aikaa is&#x...

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Noah Webster, Lexicographer MP (1758 - 1843)

Noah Webster was one of the great lexicographers. For decades, he was among the most prolific authors in the new nation, publishing textbooks, political essays for his Federalist party, and newspaper a...

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James Fenimore Cooper MP (1789 - 1851)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851) was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. He is best remembered...

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Gifford Pinchot, Governor, 1st Chief of the U.S. Forest Service MP (1865 - 1946)

Gifford Pinchot (August 11, 1865 – October 4, 1946) was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service (1905–1910) and the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania (1923–1927, 1931...

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John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City (1921 - 2000)

John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster who was a U.S. Congressman, Mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. President a...

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Charles S. Dewey (1880 - 1980)

Charles Schuveldt Dewey (November 10, 1880 – December 27, 1980) was a United States Representative from Illinois. Born in Cadiz, Ohio, Dewey moved in infancy to Chicago, Illinois. He atten...

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Lt. Colonel A. Peter Dewey (1916 - 1945)

Albert Peter Dewey (October 8, 1916-September 26, 1945), shot by accident by Viet Minh troops on September 26, 1945. Dewey was the first American fatality in French Indochina, killed in the early aft...

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Edward Ralph May (1819 - 1852)

Edward Ralph May (May 10, 1819 - August 2, 1852) was an American lawyer and politician. He was the only delegate to the Indiana Constitutional Convention of 1850 to cast a vote in favor of permitting...

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Samuel Augustus Maverick (1803 - 1870)

Samuel Augustus Maverick (July 23, 1803–September 2, 1870) was a Texas lawyer, politician, land baron and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. His name is the source of the ter...

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Whitelaw Reid (1913 - 2009)

) Whitelaw Reid (July 26, 1913 – April 18, 2009) was an American journalist who later served as editor, president and chairman of the family-owned New York Herald Tribune. An avid sportsman th...

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William Scranton, Governor, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations MP (1917 - 2013)

William Warren Scranton (born July 19, 1917) is a former U.S. Republican Party politician. Scranton served as the 38th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1967. From 1976 to 1977, he served as Unit...

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Cyrus Vance, U.S. Secretary of State (1917 - 2002)

Cyrus Roberts Vance (March 27, 1917 – January 12, 2002) was an American lawyer and United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1980. Prior to that position he wa...

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Ambassador Alphonso Taft MP (1810 - 1891)

Alphonso Taft (November 5, 1810 – May 21, 1891) was the Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant and the founder of an American political dynasty. Born in Towns...

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Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War and State (1867 - 1950)

Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer and soldier, and a member of the Republican Party. He served as Secretary of War on two occasions ...

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William McChesney Martin, Jr., Chairman of the Federal Reserve (1906 - 1998)

. William McChesney Martin, Jr. (December 17, 1906, St. Louis, Missouri – July 28, 1998, Washington, D.C.) was the ninth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, serv...

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Roswell Gilpatric, Deputy Secretary of Defense (1906 - 1996)

Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric (November 4, 1906 – March 15, 1996) was a prominent New York City corporate attorney and government official who served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1961ȁ...

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John M. Clayton, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of State (1796 - 1856)

John Middleton Clayton (July 24, 1796 – November 9, 1856) was an American lawyer and politician from Delaware. He was a member of the Whig Party who served in the Delaware General Assembly, an...

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John Chafee, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy (1922 - 1999)

John Lester Hubbard Chafee ( /ˈtʃeɪfiː/ chay-fee; October 22, 1922 – October 24, 1999) was an American politician. He served as an officer in the United States Mari...

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McGeorge Bundy (1919 - 1996)

McGeorge "Mac" Bundy (March 30, 1919 – September 16, 1996) was United States National Security Advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson from 1961 through 1966, and president of...

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James Jesus Angleton [chief of the CIA's counterintelligence (CI) staff] (1917 - 1987)

James Jesus Angleton (December 9, 1917 – May 12, 1987) was chief of the CIA's counterintelligence (CI) staff from 1954 to 1975. His official position within the organization was "Associate Dep...

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Dean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State (1893 - 1971)

Dean Parker Acheson (April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 t...

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Payne Whitney MP (1876 - 1927)

William Payne Whitney (March 20, 1876 - May 25, 1927) was a wealthy American businessman and member of the influential Whitney family. Biography The son of William C. Whitney and Flora Payne, and...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (1899 - 1992)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (February 20, 1899 – December 13, 1992) was an American businessman, film producer, writer, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable of thor...

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John Hay Whitney, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1904 - 1982)

John Hay Whitney (27 August 1904 – 8 February 1982), colloquially known as "Jock" Whitney, was U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune, and a member of ...

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