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Roscoe Conkling Bruce (1879 - d.)

Roscoe Conkling Bruce, Senior (21 April 1879 – 16 August 1950) was an African-American educator who was known for stressing the value of practical industrial and business skills as opposed to ...

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Bernard Kilgore (1908 - 1967)

Bernard (Barney) Kilgore was the Wall Street Journal's dominant personality practically from the moment he was appointed managing editor in 1941, at the age of 32, until his death from stomach cancer...

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Nathan Haskell Dole (1852 - 1935)

Nathan Haskell Dole (August 31, 1852 – May 9, 1935) was an American editor, translator, and author. He attended Phillips Academy, Andover, and graduated from Harvard University in 1874. He was...

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Erastus Brainerd (1855 - 1922)

Erastus Brainerd (25 February 1855 – 25 December 1922) was an American journalist and art museum curator. During the Yukon Gold Rush, he was the publicist who "sold the idea that Seattle was t...

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Richard Hakluyt, M.A., D.D. MP (c.1553 - 1616)

Richard Hakluyt From WIkipdedia: Richard Hakluyt (/ˈhæklʊt/, /ˈhæklət/, or /ˈhækəlwɪt/;[1] 1553 – 23 November 1616) ...

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Uriah Smith (1832 - 1903)

Uriah Smith (May 3, 1832 – March 6, 1903) was a Seventh-day Adventist author, minister, educator, and theologian who is best known as the longest serving editor of the Review and Herald (now t...

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Richard H. Sylvester (1830 - 1896)

) Richard H. Sylvester (April 17, 1830 – 1896) was one of the pioneer journalists of Iowa. Biography He was born in Charlestown, New Hampshire and attended school at Phillips Exeter Academ...

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Fouad Ajami, ‎ MP (1945 - 2014)

Fouad Ajami A 'rare' Arab intellectual: AlJazeera Fouad Ajami Hoover Institute Fouad Ajami is considered one of the most politically influential Arab-Americans today. He is the Majid Khadduri pro...

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Richard Hildreth (1807 - 1865)

Richard Hildreth (June 28, 1807 – July 11, 1865), was an American journalist, author and historian. He is best known for writing his six-volume History of the United States of America covering...

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John G. Palfrey (1796 - 1881)

John Gorham Palfrey (May 2, 1796 – April 26, 1881) was an American clergyman and historian who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. A Unitarian minister, he played a leading rol...

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Andrew Heiskell MP (1915 - 2003)

Andrew Heiskell, 87, a Former Chairman of Time Inc. and a Civic Leader, Dies By MICHAEL T. KAUFMAN Andrew Heiskell, a former chairman of Time Inc. and a philanthropist whose efforts at civic improv...

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Edwin S. Grosvenor MP

Edwin S. Grosvenor (born September 17, 1951 in Washington, D.C.) is a writer, the editor-in-chief of American Heritage magazine, and the great-grandson of Alexander Graham Bell. His father was Melvil...

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Captain Alexander G. B. Grosvenor (USN) (1927 - 1978)

Alexander Graham Bell Grosvenor (December 7, 1927 – April 7, 1978) was a United States Navy pilot, carrier officer, and avid yachtsman credited with promoting the resurgence of sailing at the ...

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Melville Bell Grosvenor (1901 - 1982)

President of the National Geographic Society (1957-1967).

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Allen Wortman (1906 - 2004)

Frank Allen Wortman, the youngest of four children of William P. and Gertrude (Allen) Wortman, was born in Malvern, Iowa October 8, 1906. Years later, Allen discovered an item in his father's day book ...

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Dr Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Sr. (1805 - 1878)

Professor Lunsford Pitts Yandell was born on July 4, 1805 near Hartsville, Sumner County, Tennessee. His father, Dr. Wilson Yandell, a native of North Carolina, was a physician of high standing. His ...

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Florence Pritchett Smith (1920 - 1965)

Florence Pritchett was born in 1920. After leaving school she worked as a model for John Robert Powers and appeared in Life Magazine. In 1940 she met and married Richard Canning. Soon afterwards she ...

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Garry Trudeau MP

Garretson Beekman "Garry" Trudeau (born July 21, 1948) is an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip. Background and education Trudeau was born in New York City, the son of...

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Harry Boone Porter (1923 - 1999)

Harry Boone Porter, Jr. (January 10, 1923 – June 5, 1999) was a priest and editor of The Living Church magazine. Porter was an alumnus of St. Paul's School (Concord, New Hampshire). He receive...

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Maxwell Perkins MP (1884 - 1947)

William Maxwell Evarts ("Max") Perkins (September 20, 1884 – June 17, 1947), was the editor for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe. He has been described as the most famous...

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John Cobb Cooper ("Father of Air Space Law") (1887 - 1967)

John Cobb Cooper, Jr. (September 18, 1887 – July 22, 1967) was an American jurist, airline executive and presidential advisor. John Cooper Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida to John Cobb ...

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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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Charlotte Casiraghi MP

Paris, France

Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia English Francais Italiano

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Leon Sol Wieseltier MP

New York, New York, United States

Leon Wieseltier (/ˈwiːzəltɪər/; born June 14, 1952) is an American writer, critic, philosopher and magazine editor. Since 1983 he has been the literary editor of ...

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Lafayette S. Foster, U.S. Senator (1806 - 1880)

Lafayette Sabine Foster (November 22, 1806 – September 19, 1880) was a nineteenth-century American politician and lawyer from Connecticut. He served in the United States Senate from 1855 to 18...

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John Silvis Ermentrout (1827 - 1881)

John Silvis Ermentrout, second County Superintendent of Public Schools of Berks county ( eldest son of William and Justina Silvis Ermentrout ), was born at Womelsdorf, Berks county, Sept. 27, 1827. Whe...

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Charles Orwell Brasch MP (1909 - 1973)

Charles Orwell Brasch (27 July 1909 – 20 May 1973) was a New Zealand poet, literary editor and arts patron. He was the founding editor of the literary journal Landfall. Brasch was born in Du...

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Scott Harrford Stossel MP

Scott Hanford Stossel (born August 7, 1969)[2] is an American journalist and editor. He is the editor of The Atlantic magazine, and previously served as executive editor of The American Prospect maga...

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Gilbert Vivian Seldes MP (1893 - 1970)

Gilbert Vivian Seldes (January 3, 1893 – September 29, 1970) was an American writer and cultural critic. He was editor and drama critic of The Dial. He also hosted the NBC television program T...

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David Remnick MP

David Remnick (born October 29, 1958) is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. Rem...

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Henry Anatole Grunwald (1922 - 2005)

) Henry Anatole Grunwald (December 3, 1922 – February 26, 2005) was an Austrian-born journalist and diplomat perhaps best known for his position as managing editor of TIME magazine and edito...

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Bat Masterson, US. Marshal (1853 - 1921)

William Barclay "Bat" Masterson (November 26, 1853–October 25, 1921) was a figure of the American Old West known as a buffalo hunter, U.S. Marshal and Army scout, avid fisherman, gambler, fron...

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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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Ernest Gruening, Governor of Alaska Territory, U.S. Senator MP (1887 - 1974)

Ernest Henry Gruening (pronounced /ˈɡriːnɪŋ/ "Greening"; February 6, 1887 – June 26, 1974) was an American journalist and Democrat who was the Governor of th...

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Theodor Wolff (1868 - 1943)

cf.: &: &: Siegfried Bryk war sein Stellvertreter beim einflussreichen Berliner Tageblatt (Deputy Chief Editor)

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Edmund Quincy (1808 - 1877)

) Edmond Quincy (1808–1877), author and reformer was the second son of Josiah Quincy III and Eliza Susan Morton Quincy. He was an abolitionist editor and also the author of a biography of his ...

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Glenn Greenwald MP

Glenn Edward Greenwald (born March 6, 1967) is an American lawyer, journalist and author. He was a columnist for Guardian US from August 2012 to October 2013. He was a columnist for Salon.com from 20...

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Michael Kinsley MP

Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951) is an American political journalist, commentator, television host, and pundit. Primarily active in print media as both a writer and editor, he also became known t...

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Rosa Sonneschein MP (1847 - 1932)

Rosa Sonneschein (1847–1932) was the founder and editor of The American Jewess magazine. It was the first English-language periodical targeted to American Jewish women. Contents [show] �...

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Jane Pratt (1962 - d.)

Jane Pratt (born November 11, 1962) is the founding editor of Sassy and Jane, and current editor of xoJane. She is the host of the talk show Jane Radio on Sirius XM Radio. Early life Jane Pratt w...

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Julie (Nixon) Eisenhower MP

Devon, PA, USA

Julie Nixon-Eisenhower (born July 5, 1948) is the second daughter of Richard Nixon. In 1968, she married David Eisenhower, grand-son of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. While her father served as...

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Emmeline B. Wells MP (1828 - 1921)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emmeline Blanche Woodward Harris Whitney Wells (February 29, 1828 – April 25, 1921) was an American journalist, editor, poet, women's rights advocate and d...

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John Thomas Caine MP (1829 - 1911)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Thomas Caine (January 8, 1829 – September 20, 1911) was a delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the Territory of Utah..." "......

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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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Carl Sagan MP (1934 - 1996)

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in the space and na...

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Belle Case La Follette (1859 - 1931)

Everything you wanted to know about Belle Case La Follette: Belle Case La Follette (April 21, 1859 – August 18, 1931) was a lawyer and a women's suffrage activist in Wisconsin, USA. La Folle...

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Ann Franklin MP (1696 - 1763)

America's first female newspaper editor. Upon the death of her husband James, she inherited his newspaper, the Rhode Island Almanack. biography From August 22 1762: Ann Franklin takes over as Edito...

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Worthington C. Ford (1858 - 1941)

Worthington Chauncey Ford (February 15, 1858 – March 7, 1941) was an American historian and editor of a number of collections of documents from early American history. He served in a variety o...

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Theodore Case (1832 - 1900)

Civil War Union Army officer. Born in Jackson, Georgia, and attended school at Marietta College, Ohio, teaching school and studying medicine. One of the early town settlers of Kansas City Missouri, h...

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Colonel Charles Henry Howard (USA) (1838 - 1908)

Charles Henry Howard (August 28, 1838 – January 27, 1908) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a newspaper editor and publisher. He was the younger brother of ...

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Roger Montgomery (1925 - 2003)

Roger Montgomery (1925–2003) was an American architect, and Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Early life and education Roger Montgomery was born in New York City to parent...

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Theodore Tilton (1835 - 1907)

Theodore Tilton (October 2, 1835 – May 29, 1907) was an American newspaper editor, poet and abolitionist. He was born in New York City to Silas Tilton and Eusebia Tilton (same surname). On his...

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Laura Curtis Bullard (1831 - 1912)

Laura Curtis Bullard (1831–1912) was an American writer and women's rights activist. She founded a newspaper called The Ladies' Visitor, and Drawing Room Companion and published two novels wit...

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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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Claude Sitton (1925 - 2015)

Claude Fox Sitton (December 4, 1925 – March 10, 2015) was an American newspaper reporter and editor. He worked for the The New York Times during the 1950s and 1960s, eventually becoming the pa...

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William L. Langer (1896 - 1977)

William Leonard Langer (March 16, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was the chairman of the history department at Harvard University, He was on leave during World War II as head of the Research and An...

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Avis De Voto (1904 - 1989)

Avis DeVoto (May 22, 1904 – 1989) was an American culinary editor, book reviewer and cook. She was highly influential in editing and guiding two famous cookbooks to publication: Julia Child's ...

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Rose Elizabeth Cleveland MP (1846 - 1918)

Rose Elizabeth Cleveland First Lady of president Grover Cleveland for 2 years From Wikipedia: Rose Elizabeth Cleveland (June 13, 1846 - November 22, 1918), was the First Lady of the United States...

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Dyan Cannon MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Stage name: Dyan Cannon She is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. Cannon was born in Tacoma, Washington, the daughter of Claire (née Portn...

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Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884)

Samuel Wells Williams (衛三畏; 22 September 1812 - February 16, 1884) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.

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Joe Howard, Jr. (1833 - 1908)

. Joseph "Joe" Howard, Jr. (June 3, 1833 – March 31, 1908) was an American journalist, war correspondent, publicist and newspaperman. He was one of the top reporters for The New York Times, ci...

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Daniel C. Beard, Boy Scout of America (1850 - 1941)

Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard (June 21, 1850 – June 11, 1941) was an American illustrator, author, youth leader, and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which Beard...

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Francis Pharcellus Church (1839 - 1906)

Francis Pharcellus Church (February 22, 1839 – April 11, 1906) was an American publisher and editor. He was a member of the Century Association. Biography He was born in Rochester, New Yor...

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(Acting U.S. Sec. of State 1902) Francis Butler Loomis (1861 - 1948)

Birth: Jul. 27, 1861 Marietta Washington County Ohio, USA Death: Aug. 6, 1948 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA United States Assistant Secretary of State 1903 to 1905, Minister ...

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Roger C. Peace, U.S. Senator (1899 - 1968)

Roger Craft Peace (May 19, 1899 – August 20, 1968) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended the public schools and graduated from Furman University in 1...

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Jenico Preston, 15th Viscount Gormanston MP (1879 - 1925)

Links: ===================================================================== Citations: [S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzer...

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Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (1921 - 2008)

. Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (March 21, 1921 – December 25, 2008) was an American newspaper publisher who served at the helm of The Miami Herald and as chairman of the Knight Ridder newspaper d...

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Grant M. Stoltzfus (1916 - 1974)

Grant Moses Stoltzfus was a professor of sociology and church history at Eastern Mennonite College and Seminary, 1957-1974. Born 12 February 1916 at Elverson, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Sylvanus a...

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Harry F. Byrd, Jr., U.S. Senator (1914 - 2013)

Byrd was born December 20, 1914 in Winchester, Virginia, the eldest child of Harry F. Byrd Sr. and wife Anne Byrd (née Beverley). His siblings included a sister, Westwood ("Westie") and two brot...

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Ronald Gorell Barnes, 3rd Baron Gorell, MC (1884 - 1963)

Educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England Educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England Graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire,...

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Thomas Lowndes Snead (1828 - 1890)

Thomas Lowndes Snead (January 10, 1828 – October 17, 1890) was a Confederate soldier and politician who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. Biography B...

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Gotthold Ephrahim Lessing MP (1729 - 1781)

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (22 January 1729 – 15 February 1781) was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and one of the most outstanding re...

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Denis Diderot MP (1713 - 1784)

Denis Diderot , né le 5 octobre 1713 à Langres et mort le 31 juillet 1784 à Paris, est un écrivain, philosophe et encyclopédiste français des Lumières, ...

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Sir William Emsley Carr (1867 - 1941)

Wikipedia contributors. " Emsley Carr ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Sir (William) Emsley Carr (1867 – 1941) Athletics ", Game, Set and Lodge: Freemasons and Sport ed 4 ; Library and M...

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William Carew Hazlitt (1834 - 1913)

William Carew Hazlitt (22 August 1834 – 8 September 1913) was an English lawyer, bibliographer, editor and writer. He was the son of the barrister and registrar William Hazlitt, a grandson of th...

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Gordon Bennett MP (1841 - 1918)

. James Gordon Bennett, Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett, Sr., who immigrated from Scotland. He was generally...

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Wolfman Jack (1938 - 1995)

Robert Weston Smith, known as Wolfman Jack (January 21, 1938 – July 1, 1995) was a gravelly voiced American disc jockey, famous in the 1960s and 1970s. Early career Smith was born in Bro...

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Alex Haley (1921 - 1992)

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992) was an African-American writer. He is best known as the author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of...

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Clayton Rawson (1906 - 1971)

Clayton Rawson (1906–1971) was an American mystery writer, editor, and amateur magician. His four novels frequently invoke his great knowledge of stage magic and feature as their fictional det...

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Wallace deGroot Cecil Rice (1859 - 1939)

Wallace deGroot Cecil Rice (1859–1939) was an American author, lecturer, and poet from Hamilton, Ontario. from: Wikipedia

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Gilbert Melville Grosvenor MP

Gilbert Mellville GROSVENOR became President of the National Geographic Society in 1967. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gilbert Melville Gro...

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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (1875 - 1966)

Birth: Oct. 28, 1875 Death: Feb. 4, 1966 Journalist. He was the first full time editor of "National Geographic Magazine", serving in that capacity from 1899 to 1954, and was President of the Nation...

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James Gordon Bennett, Sr. MP (1795 - 1872)

. James Gordon Bennett, Sr. (1 September 1795 – 1 June 1872) was the founder, editor and publisher of the New York Herald and a major figure in the history of American newspapers. Biography ...

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Sir David Brewster (1781 - 1868)

Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSSA MICE (11 December 1781 – 10 February 1868) was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer, historian of science and universit...

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Arthur Brisbane MP (1864 - 1937)

Arthur Brisbane (December 12, 1864 – December 25, 1936) was one of the best known American newspaper editors of the 20th century. Journalist and newspaper editor, Arthur was born in Buffalo,...

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William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

William Allen WHITE (1868-1944), author, journalist, war correspondent (1939-1941), Pulitzer Prize recipient (1923), editor and proprieter of the Emporia Gazette (1895-1944), married in 1893 to Sallie ...

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William Randolph Hearst MP (1863 - 1951)

William Randolph Hearst - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by W...

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Horace Greeley, US Congress MP (1811 - 1872)

Editor and reformer Horace Greeley changed the direction of American journalism and played an important role in the social and political movements surrounding the Civil War. His New York Tribune was Am...

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L. Frank Baum MP (1856 - 1919)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia L. Frank Baum Born May 15, 1856(1856-05-15) Chittenango, New York Died May 6, 1919(1919-05-06) (aged 62) Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6,...

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Hugh Marston Hefner MP

Hugh Hefner, otherwise known as "Hef," is known the world over as the founder, primary owner, Chief Creative Officer and editor-in-chief of Playboy Enterprises. His daughter, Christie Hefner, was chair...

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Lecky Harper (1815 - 1895)

Lecky Harper was one of the outstanding journalists of the 19 th century, and he lived the last half of his life in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He was born in Ireland in 1815, the son of Hugh and Catharine (Lo...

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