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Capt. John Rice Homer Scott was born in St. Genevieve, Missouri, on October 16, 1813. He moved to Pope County, Arkansas in 1828. Scott graduated from St. Joseph's College in Bardstown, Kentucky, in 182...

2/11/2016 Yesterday

Elise Paschen, a poet of Osage descent, is the co-founder and co-editor of Poetry in Motion, a program which places poetry posters in subways and buses across the country. The daughter of renowned pr...

2/25/2012 2/11/2016

Maude Steward (1874 - c.1954)

Maude became editor of the weekly Boston Guardian newspaper when her brother died in 1934.

2/9/2016 2/9/2016

Geraldine Louise Trotter (1872 - 1918)

"Deenie"

Geraldine Trotter, editor and activist Geraldine Louise ("Deenie") Pindell (October 3, 1872 – October 8, 1918), was from an activist family. She assisted her husband throughout his career unti...

5/15/2012 2/9/2016

William Monroe Trotter (1872 - 1934)

William Monroe Trotter: at Wikipedia William Monroe Trotter (sometimes just Monroe Trotter, April 7, 1872 – April 7, 1934) was a newspaper editor and real estate businessman based in Bos...

5/15/2012 2/9/2016

William U. Moulton (deceased)

Boston newspaper editor

2/7/2016 2/7/2016

5/7/2010 2/2/2016

Chuck Todd MP

"Chuck"

Charles David "Chuck" Todd (born April 8, 1972)[1] is an American television personality who is the 12th moderator of Meet the Press. He also serves as the Political Director for NBC News. Prior to t...

2/1/2016 2/1/2016

Ridge Watie Paschal (1845 - 1907)

Ridge Paschal was born July, 1845, at Van Buren, Arkansas, the second son of George W. Paschal, supreme judge at Arkansas, and author of Texas Digest of Decisions and Texas Digest of Laws, besides othe...

3/28/2011 1/29/2016

Thomas Richard Waring (1871 - 1935)

Editor of the Charleston Evening Post.

2/12/2009 1/26/2016

. Nathan Straus, Jr. (May 27, 1889 in New York City – September 13, 1961 in Massapequa, Nassau County, New York) was an American journalist and politician from New York.

9/1/2012 1/16/2016

John Quayle Cannon (1857 - 1931)

Biographical Summary: "...[Served as] second counselor to [L.D.S. (Mormon) Church Presiding] Bishop Wm. B. Preston from 1884 to 1886... The eldest son of George Q. Cannon and Elizabeth Hoagland... [H...

8/31/2008 1/12/2016

Cornelius Christie (1835 - 1908)

Cornelius Christie was born December 6, 1835, the son of David Christie (1789-1848) and Anna Brinkerhoff. His parents had fifteen children. On his father's side, his great-great-grandfather, James Chri...

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

Howard Sutherland (September 8, 1865 – March 12, 1950) was an American politician. He was a Republican who represented West Virginia in both houses of the United States Congress. Sutherlan...

2/1/2012 1/8/2016

John Phillip Sanderson (February 13, 1818 – October 14, 1864) was a soldier, influential politician, lawyer, author, newspaper editor, and member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He is pr...

1/4/2016 1/4/2016

Townsend Whelen (1877 - 1961)

"Townie"

Townsend Whelen (March 6, 1877 – December 23, 1961), called "Townie" by his friends, was an American hunter, soldier, writer, outdoorsman and rifleman. Whelen was a colonel in the United Sta...

1/2/2016 1/2/2016

Fitz Henry Warren (January 11, 1816 – June 1878) was a politician and a general during the American Civil War. Early life and career Warren was born in Brimfield, Massachusetts. In August ...

6/12/2011 1/2/2016

Kate Mason Rowland (1840 - 1916)

"Mason"

Daughters of American Revolution Member: Kate Mason Rowland Nat'l #: 50 Chapter: MD Ancestor: MASON, THOMSON (A075015) Kate Mason Rowland (22 June 1840–28 June 1916)[1][2] was an A...

6/1/2009 12/31/2015

William Milo Stone (October 14, 1827, Jefferson County, New York – July 18, 1893, Oklahoma Territory) was the sixth Governor of Iowa (1864–68). He was a brevet brigader general in the C...

6/17/2011 12/31/2015

DORR, Joseph B. (Erie County, NY, August 15, 1825--Macon, Georgia, May 28, 1865). Dorr was educated in Erie County, New York and attended Hamburg Academy and the Seminary at Westfield, New York. He jou...

3/2/2014 12/31/2015

Parents: Lewis S. Talley, Priscilla Talley (born Clark). Siblings: Caleb C. Talley, Eleanor Talley, Letitia H. Pyle (born Talley), Ann Glover Allmond (born Talley), Priscilla McCracken (born Talley), C...

9/11/2011 12/31/2015

Lally Weymouth MP

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

Elizabeth Morris "Lally" Graham Weymouth (born 3 July 1943) is an American journalist who serves as Senior Associate Editor of the Washington Post. She previously served as Special Diplomatic Corresp...

11/13/2009 12/27/2015

Richard Storrs Willis (1819 - 1900)

Richard Storrs Willis (February 10, 1819 – May 10, 1900) was an American composer, notably of hymn music. One of his hymns is "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" (1850), with lyrics by Edmund Se...

8/21/2009 12/27/2015

Nathaniel Parker Willis (1807 - 1867)

Nathaniel P. Willis The Willis family trace back their descent to George Willis, who was born in England in 1602, and who was admitted " Freeman of Massachusetts" in 1638. Nathaniel Willis, the grandfa...

8/20/2009 12/27/2015

Benjamin Edward Woolf (1836 - 1901)

Benjamin E. Woolf (February 16, 1836 – February 7, 1901), was a British-born American violinist, composer, playwright and journalist. His best known works were the comic operas The Mighty Dollar...

12/21/2015 12/25/2015

Philip A. Woolf, M.D. (1844 - 1903)

"Phillip"

Dr. Philip Woolf. formerly editor of the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette and also connected with the Boston Leader ... notes From page 559 of The Jewish Encyclopedia: Talmud - Zweifel WOOLF, ED...

12/21/2015 12/25/2015

Frederick C. Wickham, 10, who died at his home here, was probably the oldest newspaper man in point of continuous service in Ohio. He was connected with the Norwalk Reflector, a daily paper founded by ...

10/24/2012 12/24/2015

Horace Elisha Scudder (1838 - 1902)

Horace Elisha Scudder (October 16, 1838 – January 11, 1902) was a prolific American man of letters and editor. He was born into a Boston family; his brothers were David Coit Scudder and Samuel...

11/19/2012 12/24/2015

Francis Higbee Case (December 9, 1896 – June 22, 1962) was an American journalist and politician who served for 25 years as a member of the United States Congress from South Dakota. He was a R...

4/19/2012 12/19/2015

Robert Dale Owen (1801 - 1877)

Newpaper editor 1825; Indiana Legislature 1836-1838;US House of Representatives 1843- 1847, introduced the bill to establish the Smithsonian Institution; Diplomat charge d' affairs 1853- 1858 Naples, I...

8/19/2007 12/15/2015

Alice Lee West Moque (1861 - 1919)

"Snelling"

From Walter Comonfort Snelling married on 20 October 1879 in Washington, DC, to Alice West Horner Snelling Moque (1861-1919), a journalist and author. They had 2 sons. Their first son, Walter Otheman...

5/5/2013 12/15/2015

William Tappan Thompson (1812 - 1882)

William Tappan Thompson (August 31, 1812 – March 24, 1882) was an American writer who co-founded the Savannah Morning News in the 1850s, known then as the Daily Morning News. One of his most n...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Isaac Erwin Avery (1871 - 1904)

Judge Avery has had eleven children, among them being Isaac Erwin Avery, the brilliant local editor of the Charlotte Observer, whose untimely death in 1904 was lamented throughout the entire State. s...

5/13/2012 12/13/2015

Clarence Leonard Jordan (1912 - 1969)

Clarence Leonard Jordan @ find a grave " Our commitment to racial equality, pacifism, and economic sharing brought bullets, bombs, and a boycott in the 1950s as the Ku Klux Klan and others attempte...

12/11/2015 12/11/2015

Edgar Allan Poe MP (1809 - 1849)

"Eddy", "A Bostonian", "Edgar Perry", "Edgar Allen Poe", "Little Eddie", "Eddie", "Ed"

Poe Museum Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for hi...

6/16/2007 12/8/2015

Jesse Malcolm Carmichael, who fought as a Private in the Civil War in Company E, 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment and lost a hand at the Battle of Antietam, served in the Alabama State Legislature and as...

7/22/2009 12/6/2015

John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899 – November 16, 1985) was an American politician from the state of Alabama. A conservative Southern Democrat, Sparkman served in the U.S. House of Repre...

3/2/2012 12/6/2015

Samuel Pike (1804 - 1874)

Written as recorded: After the HEARLD and TRIBUNE ceased to live, several other papers were started none,however, of more than ephemeral existence. Judge Lewis started one, and George Swap, another; ...

11/23/2015 11/25/2015

Sarah Josepha Hale MP (1788 - 1879)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 - April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned f...

4/5/2012 11/25/2015

Milford Wriarson Howard, a Representative from Alabama; born near Rome, Floyd County, Ga., December 18, 1862; attended the common schools; studied law in Cedartown, Ga.; moved to Fort Payne, De Kalb ...

11/22/2015 11/22/2015

Sydney Parham Epes, (cousin of James Fletcher Epes and William Bacon Oliver), a Representative from Virginia; born near Nottoway Court House, Nottoway County, Va., August 20, 1865; moved with his par...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

Albert Richard Parsons MP (1848 - 1887)

Albert Richard Parsons June 20, 1848 in Montgomery, Alabama- November 11, 1887 Chicago, Illinois Parents: Samuel S. Parsons and Elizabeth Tompkins Wife: Lucy E. Gonzalez c.1853- March 7, 1942 Alb...

10/1/2011 11/16/2015

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...

1/11/2013 11/15/2015

John Henry Caldwell, a Representative from Alabama; born in Huntsville, Ala., April 4, 1826; attended the common schools of Huntsville and Bacon College, Harrodsburg, Ky.; taught school in Limestone ...

11/6/2015 11/6/2015

Lyman Abbott (1835 - 1922)

Lyman Abbott (December 18, 1835 – October 22, 1922) was an American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. Early years Lyman Abbott was born at Roxbury, Massachusetts on Decembe...

3/3/2011 11/4/2015

Edward Abbott (1841 - 1908)

) Edward Abbott (1841–1908) was an American clergyman, journalist, and author, son of Jacob Abbott, born at Farmington, Maine. He graduated in 1860 at the University of New York, studied from ...

5/27/2014 11/4/2015

Mary Hannah Krout (1851 - 1927)

Mary Hannah Krout (November 3, 1851 – May 27, 1927) was an American journalist and author. Krout was born November 3, 1851 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to Robert Kennedy and Caroline VanCleve ...

11/3/2015 11/3/2015

US Congressman. Born in Washington, Kentucky, he moved with his parents to Ohio in 1808, then relocated to Indiana, in 1821. There he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced the pr...

5/19/2014 11/3/2015

11/3/2015 11/3/2015

Henry Baker Reiley, Sr. (1875 - d.)

"Harry"

11/3/2015 11/3/2015

William Farrington Aldrich (March 11, 1853 – October 30, 1925) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Alabama. He was brother of Truman Heminway Aldrich and great-great-gran...

3/11/2015 10/21/2015

Time line for Niels Christensen, Jr. 1876-1939 1876 Niels, Jr., was born to Niels and Abbie Christensen on April 21st. 1896 Joined Niels, Sr. and brother Frederik at N. Christensen & Sons. 19...

10/2/2015 10/8/2015

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...

8/28/2011 10/3/2015

Luke Lea, U.S. Senator (1879 - 1945)

) Luke Lea (April 12, 1879 – November 18, 1945) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1911 to 1917. Biography Lea was the great-grandson of an earlier Luke Lea who...

1/5/2012 10/2/2015

Fremont Rider (1885 - 1962)

Arthur Fremont Rider (May 25, 1885 – October 26, 1962) was an American writer, poet, editor, inventor, genealogist, and librarian. He studied under Melvil Dewey, of whom he wrote a biography f...

10/25/2013 9/27/2015

Col Charles Frederick Fisher Find A Grave Memorial# 11726202 First Bull Run Confederate order of battle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Third Brigade - BG Barnard Elliott Bee, Jr. (mw) - Col ...

9/23/2015 9/23/2015

Henry Roberts Pease (February 19, 1835 – January 2, 1907) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Life and politics Born in Winsted, Connecticut, he received a normal-school training...

5/12/2014 9/20/2015

Wooda Nicholas Carr (February 6, 1871 – June 28, 1953) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. His son was the mystery novelist John Dickson Carr. W...

2/18/2010 9/20/2015

George Marcus Cruikshank (1857 - 1936)

) George Marcus Cruikshank (March 15, 1857 – September 15, 1936) was an American educator, newspaper editor, and historian active mostly in Birmingham, Alabama. He had political appointments o...

7/29/2014 9/20/2015

John H. Morrison, D.D. (1808 - 1896)

Biography John Hopkins Morrison, AM., DD., Unitarian, son of Nathaniel and Mary Ann (Hopkins) Morrison was born July 25, 1806. Preparatory studies at Phillips Exeter Academy, 1827; Graduated at Harva...

9/12/2015 9/20/2015

Elijah Carson Hart (1856 - 1929)

Elijah Carson (E.C.) Hart. served as City Attorney of Sacramento, California from 1886 to 1887 and from 1890 to 1893. He was born in Nevada in a covered wagon while his parents were crossing the plai...

2/25/2009 9/19/2015

Hugh Murray (1779 - 1846)

Biographical Summary MURRAY, HUGH (HEW) . ?-04/03/1846. Ref: 1129. Male. Place of Birth: East Lothian. Place of Death: Wardrobe Place, Doctor's Commons, London. Profession: Excise Clerk, Geog...

9/10/2015 9/13/2015

Elijah Parish Lovejoy MP (1802 - 1837)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Elijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journ...

12/29/2009 9/9/2015

John Hardcastle (1846 - 1927)

Biography John Hardcastle (1847–1927) spent much of his life in Timaru. After a time as a school teacher, he spent almost 40 years at the Timaru Herald. He was a keen amateur scientist, belong...

11/23/2013 9/8/2015

Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney, a Senator from Wyoming; born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., November 5, 1884; attended the parochial and public schools and Columbia University, New York City; moved...

9/3/2015 9/3/2015

Walt Whitman MP (1819 - 1892)

In 1889, when Whitman was trying to recover from the last stroke, which would eventually kill him, he was visited by Horace Traubel and Tom Harned, who noticed the famous photograph of Whitman and Doyl...

3/27/2008 8/27/2015

Clifton Paul Fadiman MP (1904 - 1999)

"Kip"

Clifton Paul “Kip” Fadiman (May 15, 1904 – June 20, 1999) was an American intellectual, author, editor, radio and television personality. Fadiman worked ten years for Simon & Sch...

8/27/2015 8/27/2015

Henry Lewis Pittock (1835 - 1919)

Henry Lewis Pittock (March 1, 1835 – January 28, 1919) was an Oregon (U.S.) pioneer, newspaper editor, publisher, and wood and paper magnate. He was active in Republican politics and Portland,...

12/17/2014 8/24/2015

Edward Sanford (1805 - 1876)

Edward Sanford (1805 – 1876) was an American lawyer, poet, essayist, political writer and politician from New York.

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

Luther Willes (1788 - 1834)

Luther Willes was a dry goods merchant, doing business on Superior street as early as the year 1820. He also served as one of the first three editors of the Cleveland Herald.

8/22/2015 8/22/2015

Ziba Willes (1793 - 1830)

Ziba Willes established the Cleveland Herald in the year 1819 and served as one of its first three editors.

8/22/2015 8/22/2015

Dr. Willis Roberts MP (1779 - 1853)

Personal secretary of Gov. William Wyatt Bibb, first governor of Alabama, 1819. Helped select and establish the first state capital at Cahawba, 1819. Founder of the Mobile Chronicle, 1827. First superi...

5/7/2008 8/21/2015

George Makepeace Towle (1841 - 1893)

George Makepeace Towle (August 27, 1841, Washington, D.C. – August 9, 1893, Brookline, Massachusetts) was an American lawyer, politician, and author. He is best known for his translations of J...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

Robert Rodale (1930 - 1990)

Robert David "Bob" Rodale (surname accented on second syllable) (March 27, 1930 – September 20, 1990) was an American adherent of organic farming, regenerative agriculture, and gardening and a...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

Parker Pillsbury (1809 - 1898)

Parker Pillsbury (September 22, 1809 – July 7, 1898) was an American minister and advocate for abolition and women's rights. Life Pillsbury was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts. He moved to...

1/24/2014 8/21/2015

Source for the following: Downloaded 2010 from Martha Dickinson Bianchi (1866-1943) was poet Emily Dickinson's niece. “I cannot tell when I first became aware that she [Emily Dickinson] had ...

10/30/2007 8/18/2015

Henry Clay Trumbull (1830 - 1903)

Henry Clay Trumbull (June 8, 1830 – December 8, 1903) was an American clergyman and author. He became a world famous editor, author, and pioneer of the Sunday School Movement. Early life H...

3/29/2008 8/18/2015

Colonel D. Wyatt Aiken (CSA) MP (1828 - 1887)

David Wyatt Aiken (March 17, 1828 – April 6, 1887) was a Confederate army officer during the American Civil War and a postbellum five-term United States Congressman from South Carolina. Biog...

8/20/2009 8/16/2015

Gen. Washington Barrows was born in Davidson County, Tennessee 05 Oct 1817 practiced law after receiving a classical education. He married Ann Minnick Shelby (23 Jun 1813-?). He was the American Ch...

10/6/2012 8/15/2015

Thomas Peck Ochiltree (October 26, 1837 – November 25, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Texas. Biography Born in Nacogdoches, Texas, Ochiltree attended the public schools. Voluntee...

1/9/2013 8/15/2015

Gilbert Ashville Pierce, a Senator from North Dakota; born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., January 11, 1839; attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1854 and settled near Valparaiso;...

8/14/2015 8/14/2015

John Robert French (1819 - 1890)

John Robert French (May 28, 1819 – October 2, 1890) was an American publisher, editor and Republican politician. He served as a Congressional Representative from North Carolina, as Sergeant at...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (1794 - 1846)

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (June 3, 1794 – October 16, 1846) was an American abolitionist writer who, from June 1838 until June 1846, served as editor of the New England anti-slavery newspaper H...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Larry Speakes (1939 - 2014)

Larry Melvin Speakes (September 13, 1939 – January 10, 2014) was an acting press spokesman for the White House under President Ronald Reagan, having held the position from 1981 to 1987. Earl...

8/11/2015 8/11/2015

Roger Tubby (1910 - 1991)

Roger Wellington Tubby (December 30, 1910 – January 14, 1991) was White House Press Secretary from 1952 to 1953 and served under President Harry Truman. Career Roger Tubby born in Greenwic...

1/1/2008 8/9/2015

Walter Isaacson MP

"Wally", "Waldo"

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Walter Isaacson (born May 20, 1952)[2] is an American writer and biographer. He is the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washi...

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Charles M Bowman (1847 - 1930)

Charles M. Bowman, veteran newspaper editor and publisher, and inventive genius, passed away at 8:15 o'clock Sunday evening at his home, 34 South Ninth Street, where he had been confined to bed for sev...

8/1/2015 8/1/2015

Henry E. Chambers (1860 - 1929)

Henry Edward Chambers, Sr. (March 28, 1860 – March 8, 1929), was an educator and historian from New Orleans, Louisiana, known principally for his 1925 work, History of Louisiana: Wilderness, C...

7/27/2015 7/27/2015
       

Midge Richardson (1930 - 2012)

"Sister Agnes Marie"

Agnes Theresa "Midge" Turk Richardson (March 26, 1930 – c. December 15, 2012) was an American nun and educator turned author and magazine editor. She edited Seventeen from 1975 until her...

7/23/2015 7/23/2015

George A. Benson, Sr. (1899 - 1959)

7/16/2015 7/17/2015

US Congressman. Elected to represent Michigan's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Michigan State House of Representat...

4/8/2014 7/17/2015

George Watterston (23 October 1783 – 4 February 1854) was the third Librarian of the United States Congress from 1815 to 1829.

7/13/2015 7/14/2015

Sgt Charles Gordon Hayes (1830 - 1878)

Charles was the eldest son of the Rev. Gordon Hayes and Mary Dewey Fassett. He graduated from his father's alma mater of Yale College in 1851, then attended Union Theological Seminary before undertakin...

4/16/2015 7/6/2015

Edward H. Gillette (1840 - 1918)

Biography Taken from Wikipedia entry for Edward Hooker Gillett: Early adult life Foreseeing westward expansion after the war, Francis Gillette and brother-in-law John Hooker had purchased shares ...

5/11/2014 6/28/2015

Park Benjamin, Sr. (1809 - 1864)

) Park Benjamin, Sr. (August 14, 1809 – September 12, 1864) was well known in his time as an American poet, journalist, editor and founder of several newspapers. Biography He was born in D...

8/2/2012 6/28/2015

Levi M. Haverstick (USA) MP (1842 - 1881)

The son of Benjamin H. & Lydia Myrlin Haverstick. In 1860, he was a teacher living in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, but a year later was teaching school in Towson, Baltimore ...

6/27/2015 6/27/2015

Joseph Fish (1840 - 1926)

Joseph Fish, a High Councilor in the Snowflake Stake, Arizona, was born June 27, 1840, at Twelve Mile Grove, Will county, Illinois, the son of Horace Fish and Hannah Leavitt. Horace Fish was born Jan. ...

1/23/2009 6/20/2015

Robie Macauley (1919 - 1995)

Robie Mayhew Macauley (May 31, 1919 – November 20, 1995) was an American editor, novelist and critic whose literary career spanned more than 50 years.

6/17/2015 6/17/2015