Genealogy Projects tagged with Honor on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Queen & Honours~ those who said 'No'

    Refused honours: who were the people who said no? The author the Queen , according to official government records. A list of those who declined an honour between 1951 and 1999, and who have since died, has been published for the first time. Until now, the information was so secret it was not included in official papers released under the 30-year rule. It has been made public following a...

  • Congressional Silver Medal

    Congressional Silver Medal A Congressional Silver Medal is an award bestowed by the United States Congress. They have been made in either non-portable (not designed to be worn) or decoration (designed to be worn) form. Congress has been authorizing gold medals since George Washington received the first one in 1776. Occasionally Congress will authorize a silver medal in conjunction with the ...