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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...

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Midge Richardson (1930 - 2012)

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 r...

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

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DeWitt Clinton Leach, US Congress MP (1822 - 1909)

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...

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George Watterston, Librarian of Congress (1783 - 1854)

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

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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...

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Edward Hooker Gillett (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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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.

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<private> Carr

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Henry Bryant Holmes (1880 - 1931)

Timeline Born: February 20,1880 Franklin county, Nebraska Married: Bessie Dunn November 21, 1906. Six children were born to the union, three of which died when young. Died: June 30, 1931. Records...

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Professor John Cawte Beaglehole, OM (1901 - 1971)

John Cawte Beaglehole, OM, CMG (13 June 1901 – 10 October 1971) was a New Zealand historian whose greatest scholastic achievement was the editing of James Cook’s three journals of explo...

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Hon. John Sherburne Sleeper (Author, Politician) MP (1794 - 1878)

John Sherburne Sleeper (1794–1878) was an American sailor, ship master, novelist (who used the pseudo name of Hawser Martingale), journalist, editor and politician. He was the 6th Mayor of Rox...

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Joseph Rider Farrington (1897 - 1954)

Joseph Rider Farrington (October 15, 1897 – June 19, 1954) was an American newspaper editor and statesman who served in the United States Congress as delegate for the Territory of Hawai'i. ...

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Wallace Rider Farrington, 6th Territorial Governor of Hawaii (1871 - 1933)

Wallace Rider Farrington (May 3, 1871 – October 6, 1933) was the sixth Territorial Governor of Hawaii, serving from 1921 to 1929. Prior to his term, he was editor of the The Honolulu Advertise...

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John Mott-Smith (1824 - 1895)

John Mott-Smith (1824–1895) was the first dentist to set up a permanent practice in the Kingdom of Hawaii. He was also a politician, newspaper editor, and diplomat. Life John Mott-Smith wa...

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Luther Halsey Gulick, Sr. (1828 - 1891)

. Luther Halsey Gulick Sr. (1828–1891) was a missionary to the Kingdom of Hawaii, and several other places. Although educated in medicine, in later life he became a newspaper editor while seve...

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Albion W. Tourgée (USA) (1838 - 1905)

Albion Winegar Tourgée (May 2, 1838 – May 21, 1905) was an American soldier, Radical Republican, lawyer, judge, novelist, and diplomat. A pioneer civil rights activist, he founded the N...

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James Keeley (1867 - 1934)

James Keeley (October 14, 1867 - June 7, 1934) was an American newspaper editor and publisher. He served as managing editor of the Chicago Tribune from 1898 to 1914. Keeley was born in London, Engl...

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John T. Hoblit (1839 - 1861)

Timeline: Born: 1839-40 Atlanta, Illinois:( Depending on source) Relocated: 1855 to Minnesota with family Editor: 1859: Dakota Sentinel Newspaper; Ninniger, Minnesota Civil war service: Union...

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John Simpson MP

John Simpson CBE (born 9 August 1944) as John Cody Fidler at Cleveleys, Lancashire, in 1944, the son of Roy Simpson Fidler and his wife, Joyce Lela Vivian Keen. Births Sep 1944 Fidler John C [mo...

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Madeleine Bunting MP

Madeleine Bunting is an English journalist and writer who is an Associate Editor and columnist on The Guardian. Life history Born in Oswaldkirk, North Yorkshire, Bunting was educated at Corpus ...

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Edward Wiley Payne MP (1847 - 1884)

11. EDWARD WILEY8 PAYNE (EDWARD HENRY7, HENRY ROUSSAU6, BENJAMIN5, SANFORD4, WILLIAM PAYNE3 JR., WILLIAM PAYNE2 SR., JOHN1 PAYNE) was born 14 September 1847 in Near Gallatin, Davies Co., Missouri, and ...

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Lewis Boss (1846 - 1912)

Lewis Boss (26 October 1846 – 5 October 1912) was an American astronomer. He served as the director of the Dudley Observatory in Schenectady, New York. Early life Boss was born in Providen...

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Benjamin Boss (1880 - 1970)

Benjamin Boss (January 9, 1880 – October 17, 1970) was an American astronomer. He served as the director of both the Dudley Observatory in Schenectady, New York and the Department of Meridian ...

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Laura Benét MP (1884 - 1979)

Born at Fort Hamilton, New York, on June 1, 1884, the daughter of Colonel James Walker and Frances Neill Rose Benet. She graduated from the Emma Willard School, Troy, New York; received a B.A. degree...

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William Rose Benét (1886 - 1950)

William Rose Benét (February 2, 1886 – May 4, 1950)  was the brother of the poet and novelist Stephen Vincent Benét and the husband of the American poet Elinor Wylie. He was...

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Brevet Colonel James A. Colvin (USA) (1837 - 1899)

Note: referred to as Captain Colvin based on rank during Spanish-American war and at time of death; earlier he held the brevet rank of Colonel during U.S Civil War. James Alling Colvin was born in ...

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Philip Roosevelt (1892 - 1941)

Philip James Roosevelt (May 15, 1892 – November 1941) was a World War I Captain for the United States Army, Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps (predecessor to the United States Air Force), ed...

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Gene Scott (1937 - 2006)

) Eugene Lytton Scott (December 28, 1937 – March 20, 2006) was an American tennis player of the 1960s. He was the founder (1974) editor and publisher of the magazine Tennis Week. The combi...

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Blair Clark (1917 - 2000)

Ledyard Blair Clark (August 22, 1917 – June 6, 2000) was an American liberal journalist and political activist who played key roles both as a journalist and a political operator. He was genera...

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Ben Bradlee MP (1921 - 2014)

Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (born August 26, 1921) is a vice president at-large of The Washington Post. As executive editor of the Post from 1968 to 1991, he became a national figure during the pr...

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<private> Carlson

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J. Watson Webb, Jr. (1916 - 2000)

. James Watson Webb III (known as James Jr.) (January 9, 1916 – June 10, 2000) was an American film editor and heir to both the Havemeyer and Vanderbilt families. Biography He was born in ...

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Ellery Sedgwick, I (1872 - 1960)

Ellery Sedgwick (February 27, 1872 – April 21, 1960) was an American editor, brother of Henry Dwight Sedgwick. Early life He was born in New York City to Henry Dwight Sedgwick II and Henri...

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John W. Campbell Jr. (1910 - 1971)

John Wood Campbell, Jr. (June 8, 1910 – July 11, 1971) was an American science fiction writer and editor. As editor of Astounding Science Fiction (later called Analog Science Fiction and Fact)...

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John Emory (1789 - 1835)

John Emory (11 April 1789 – 1835) was an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, elected in 1832. Early life and family John was born at Spaniard's Neck, Queen Anne's County, Ma...

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Daniel Carpenter Forney (1827 - 1897)

Daniel Carpenter Forney was one of the best known newspaper editors of the late nineteenth Century. He was born in the town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1827, the son of Jacob Forney, Jr (1794 - 1847...

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Lothrop Withington (1856 - 1915)

Lothrop Withington (January 31, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was a well-known American genealogist, historian, and book editor who was killed in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. Born in Newburyport,...

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Robert E. Sherwood (1896 - 1955)

Robert Emmet Sherwood (4 April 1896 – 4 November 1955) was an American playwright, editor, and screenwriter. Biography Born in New Rochelle, New York, he was a son of Arthur Murray She...

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H. Adams Carter (1914 - 1995)

Photo: pictured with his wife and fellow teacher Ann Brooks Hubert Adams "Ad" Carter (June 6, 1914 – April 1, 1995) was an American mountaineer, language teacher and was editor of the Amer...

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<private> Athill

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Arianna Huffington MP

Arianna Huffington (née Stassinopoulos; born Αριάδνη-Άννα Στασινο&...

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Charles Emory Smith, U.S. Postmaster General (1842 - 1908)

Charles Emory Smith (February 18, 1842 – January 19, 1908) was an American journalist and political leader. He was born in Mansfield, Connecticut. In 1849 his family removed to Albany, New Y...

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Luther Hutton Bellah, Jr. (1896 - 1931)

Ardmore Daily Ardmorite - Ardmore, Oklahoma - Apr 7 1931 Newspaper Archive Text: ".. IDENTIFIED BY DESERTED WIFE Bellah Was Living With Woman He Claimed to Have Married in Wisconsin. YUMA, Ariz.,...

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Adrien Arcand (1899 - 1967)

Adrien Arcand (October 3, 1899 – August 1, 1967) was a Montreal journalist who led a series of fascist political movements between 1929 and his death in 1967. During his political career he proc...

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Donald E. Graves ("Mr X") (1929 - 2008)

Donald Edward Graves (Mr. X) (April 10, 1929 – July 2, 2008) was a State Department analyst who specialized in studying the government of the USSR. As a Kremlinologist, Donald Graves tracked...

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Brig. General Mason Brayman (USA), 7th Governor of Idaho Territory (1813 - 1895)

Mason Brayman (May 23, 1813 – February 27, 1895) was an American attorney, newspaperman, and military officer. During his service to the Union Army during the American Civil War he rose to the...

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Rev. Isaac Kaufman Funk (1839 - 1912)

Editor, Lexicographer, Publisher. He attended Wittenberg College (Now Wittenberg University) and Wittenberg Theological Seminary, was ordained a Lutheran pastor in 1860, and served pastorates in severa...

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Warren McClamroch Hoge MP

Warren McClamroch Hoge (born 1941) is an American journalist, much of whose long career has been at The New York Times. From 2004 until mid-2008, he served as the Times 's foreign correspondent at th...

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Thomas E. Watson, U.S. Senator (1856 - 1922)

Thomas Edward "Tom" Watson (1856–1922) was an American politician, attorney, newspaper editor, and writer from Georgia. In the 1890s Watson championed poor farmers as a leader of the Populist ...

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James F. Hoge, Jr. MP

. James Fulton Hoge, Jr. (born 1935) was the editor of Foreign Affairs and the Peter G. Peterson Chair at the Council on Foreign Relations. His principal areas of expertise are U.S. Foreign Policy an...

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Paul Sweezy (1910 - 2004)

Paul Marlor Sweezy (April 10, 1910 – February 27, 2004) was a Marxian economist, political activist, publisher, and founding editor of the long-running magazine Monthly Review. He is best reme...

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Dwight MacDonald (1906 - 1982)

Dwight Macdonald (March 24, 1906 – December 19, 1982) was a U.S. writer, editor, film critic, social critic, philosopher, and political radical. Early life and career Dwight Macdonald was ...

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Jacob Dewey (J.D.) Gortatowsky MP (1886 - 1964)

Born in Albany, Ga. in 1855, Jake Gortatowsky would rise from a young reporter for the Albany Herald to the highest levels of American business and join the upper levels of the American celebrity class...

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Eleazer Oswald (1755 - 1795)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eleazer Oswald (1755 – 30 September 1795) was born in England but moved to British America as a young man. He became apprenticed to a printer and marrie...

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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 Stuart 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. Personal life Sones...

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