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Edmonds Tennent Brown MP (1897 - 1969)

"E. T. BROWN, REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER, DIES — Edmonds Tennent Brown, 72, of 816 Clearview Dr., a co-founder of the Baptist College at Charleston and the real estate developer of Clearview subdivision, ...

4/14/2017 4/14/2017

S. S. Still MP (1851 - 1931)

Summerfield Saunders Still (1851-1931) was an osteopath and founder of a school of osteopathy. Still and his wife Ella Daugherty married in 1891 and had two children, Persus (Percy) who became a surg...

3/30/2017 3/30/2017

Charles Tufts MP (1781 - 1876)

Charles Tufts (July 16, 1781 – December 24, 1876) was an American businessperson and philanthropist. Biography Born in Medford, Massachusetts to Daniel and Abigail Tufts, he was a descendant of P...

3/24/2017 3/24/2017

John Green Brady, Governor MP (1848 - 1918)

John (James) Green Brady (May 25, 1847 – December 17, 1918) was an American politician who was the Governor of the District of Alaska from 1897 to 1906, when he was forced to resign due to his allege...

3/9/2017 3/9/2017

Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778), was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and signed...

3/9/2007 2/4/2017

Morton Freeman Plant (August 18, 1852, Branford, Connecticut - November 4, 1918, New York City) was a United States financier. Biography Morton Freeman Plant was the son of Henry Bradley and El...

12/3/2008 1/6/2017

Patrick Roger Cleary MP (1858 - 1948)

Patrick Roger Cleary (1858-1948) (known locally as P.R. Cleary) was the founder and namesake of Cleary University in Howell, Michigan. Patrick Roger Cleary was born in Nenagh in Ireland in 1858. Af...

10/9/2009 11/27/2016

U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 Name: Jno Whitaker Post Office Location: Weanbleau City, Hickory, Missouri Appointment Date: 10 Mar 1876 Volume #: 36 Volume Year Range: 1...

11/27/2016 11/27/2016

George was a farmer and in 1855, was one of the founders of the Farmers High School, the forerunner of Penn State University. PSU Boal Museum Nobility Additional Information

1/20/2009 10/17/2016

Pat Robertson MP

"Pat Robertson"

Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is a media mogul, television evangelist, ex-Baptist minister and businessman who politically aligns himself with the Christian Right in the United ...

7/24/2009 10/3/2016

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1830 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician, born in South Carolina and raised in Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private to that...

5/27/2013 9/21/2016

David Otis Fuller MP (1903 - 1988)

David Otis Fuller (November 20, 1903 – February 21, 1988) was a graduate of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and Princeton Theological Seminary. He pastored Chelsea Baptist Church in Atlantic Cit...

8/19/2009 9/13/2016

Col. Thomas White MP (1704 - 1779)

Lawyer and surveyor Thomas White was born in London and educated at St. Albans grammar school just outside London, England. In 1720 he left England for the colonies, living first in Maryland. Here he w...

7/12/2008 9/13/2016

Rev. David Frederick Bittle MP (1811 - 1876)

The son of Thomas Bittle and Mary Baer and husband of Louisa C. Krauth, David Frederick Bittle and fellow Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg graduate, Christopher C. Baughman, started a school in Augus...

8/28/2016 8/28/2016

Elbridge G. Spaulding MP (1809 - 1897)

Elbridge Gerry Spaulding (February 24, 1809 – May 5, 1897) was an American lawyer, banker, and Republican Party politician. He opposed slavery and supported the idea for the first U.S. currency not b...

7/2/2016 7/2/2016

Alexander Brown Mackie MP (1894 - 1966)

Alexander Brown Mackie was college professor, business college founder, and an American football coach in the United States. Academic contributions Mackie was the co-founder of Brown Mackie Colle...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

George Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 19...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Hugh Henry Brackenridge MP (1748 - 1816)

Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748 – June 25, 1816) was an American writer, lawyer, judge, and justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. A frontier citizen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Annie Peyton MP (1852 - 1898)

Annie Coleman Peyton (1852-1898) was a driving force in the establishment of the Mississippi Industrial Institute and College (now Mississippi University for Women), the first land-grant college for ...

10/9/2014 5/27/2016

William Mercer Green MP (1798 - 1887)

William Green became the first Episcopal bishop of Mississippi in 1849. He was a founder of the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee, and served as its chancellor from 1867 until his death. ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO MP (1828 - 1917)

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine. He was also a physician and surgeon, author, inventor and Kansas territorial a...

3/19/2009 5/23/2016

Alvin Saunders Johnson MP (1874 - 1971)

Alvin Saunders Johnson (December 18, 1874 – June 7, 1971) was an American economist and a co-founder and first director of The New School. Alvin Johnson was born near Homer, Nebraska. He was educat...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Count John A. Creighton MP (1831 - 1907)

Count John A. Creighton (October 15, 1831 – February 7, 1907) was a pioneer businessman and philanthropist in Omaha, Nebraska who founded Creighton University. The younger brother of Edward Creight...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Mary Lucretia Creighton MP (1834 - 1876)

Mary Lucretia Creighton (February 3, 1834 – January 23, 1876) was born Mary Lucretia Wareham in Dayton, Ohio. Creighton was a philanthropist who left a bequest of $200,000 in her will to found Creigh...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Evander McIver Law (August 7, 1836 – October 31, 1920) was an author, teacher, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. [edit] Early lifeLaw was born in Darlington, South Carolina. His ...

10/5/2008 5/18/2016

Peter Cooper MP (1791 - 1883)

Peter Cooper had little formal training, but became a successful inventor, industrialist, and philanthropist. More at: Peter Cooper (February 12, 1791 – April 4, 1883) was an American industria...

6/15/2007 5/17/2016

Olivia Sage MP (1828 - 1918)

"Olivia Sage"

Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, known as Olivia Sage (8 September 1828-4 November 1918), was an American philanthropist known for her contributions to education and progressive causes. In 1869 she marri...

6/8/2010 5/12/2016

Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz MP (1822 - 1907)

Elizabeth Cabot Cary, the second wife of Louis Agassiz became the first president of Radcliffe College. Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz (née Cary) (December 5, 1822 – June 27, 1907) was an American educato...

11/6/2011 12/23/2015

Amos Eaton MP (1776 - 1842)

Amos Eaton (17 May 1776 – 10 May 1842) was an American botanist, geologist, and educator who is considered the founder of the modern scientific prospectus in education, which was a radical departur...

10/18/2008 12/15/2015

Brig. Gen. Mark Perrin Lowrey (CSA) MP (1828 - 1887)

"The Preacher General", "Buddy"

Mark Perrin Lowrey (December 30, 1828 – February 27, 1885) was a Southern Baptist preacher otherwise known as the "Preacher General". He is known for being a Confederate brigadier general during the ...

5/11/2008 11/19/2015

Rep. Thomas Chilton (AJ-KY) MP (1798 - 1854)

Thomas Chilton (July 30, 1798 – August 15, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, a prominent Baptist clergyman, and the ghost writer of David Crockett's autobiography. Born near Lancaste...

1/8/2012 10/17/2015

en.wikipedia.... ; Henry William de Saussure (August 16, 1763 – March 26, 1839) was an American lawyer, state legislator and jurist from South Carolina who became a political leader as a member of th...

6/21/2007 8/26/2015

Persis Ellen 'Nellie' Mussey (Spencer) MP (1850 - 1936)

"Nellie"

Ellen Spencer Mussey was born on May 13, 1850, in Geneva, Ohio, United States. Mussey was a lawyer, educator, and pioneer in the field of women's rights to legal education. She was the daughter of Pl...

8/19/2015 8/19/2015

Augustus B. Woodward MP (1774 - 1827)

"Augustus Brevoort Woodward"

Augustus Brevoort Woodward (born Elias Brevoort Woodward in November 1774, died July 12, 1827) was the first Chief Justice of the Michigan Territory. In that position, he played a prominent role in t...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Russell K. Pitzer MP (1878 - 1978)

Russell K. Pitzer (September 3, 1878 – July 1978) was an American orange grower and philanthropist. He was the founder of Pitzer College in Claremont, California, an early benefactor of the Pomona Va...

6/21/2009 8/2/2015

Paul Tulane MP (1801 - 1887)

Paul Tulane (May 10, 1801 – March 27, 1887), was an American philanthropist, born near Princeton, New Jersey, the son of Louis Tulane, a French immigrant, and Maria Tulane. He was educated in private...

7/26/2015 7/26/2015

Albion W. Tourgée (USA) MP (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 National Citize...

1/14/2013 6/11/2015

Alvan E. Bovay MP (1818 - 1903)

Major Alvan Earle Bovay (July 12, 1818 – January 13, 1903) was a founder of the United States Republican Party. Early life He was born in Adams, New York. He later attended Norwich University, in...

6/10/2015 6/10/2015

James H. Laughlin MP (1806 - 1882)

James H. Laughlin was a pioneer of the iron and steel industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born March 1, 1806 near Portaferry in County Down. Laughlin died on December 18, 1882. Steel indus...

5/13/2011 5/16/2015

John Emory MP (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, Maryland....

5/8/2015 5/8/2015

John Goucher MP (1845 - 1922)

John Franklin Goucher (1845-1922) was a Methodist pastor who was the co-founder and namesake of Goucher College in Maryland. John Goucher was born in 1845 in Pennsylvania to a Methodist family. He ...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

Rev. Jeremiah Chamberlain MP (1794 - 1851)

Jeremiah Chamberlain (1794-1851) was an American Presbyterian minister and educator. He served as the President of Centre College in Kentucky from 1822 to 1825, and founder and President of Oakland...

5/22/2010 5/6/2015

Sir William Osler, MD MP (1849 - 1919)

Considered by some to be the father of modern medicine. One of founders of John Hopkins University. 12 July 1849 - 29 December 1919 William Osler was born in a remote part of Ontario known ...

10/7/2009 4/26/2015

George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. During ...

1/19/2007 4/24/2015

Grace Hoadley Dodge MP (1856 - 1914)

Grace Hoadley Dodge (May 21, 1856 – December 27, 1914) was an American philanthropist. Biography She was the great-granddaughter of David Low Dodge, and granddaughter of William E. Dodge. Grace D...

2/18/2009 4/21/2015

Lucy Skidmore Scribner MP (1853 - 1931)

Lucy Skidmore Scribner (July 4, 1853 - May 2, 1931) was the founder of Skidmore College. Biography She was born in on July 4, 1853 to Joseph Russell Skidmore (1821–1882), a coal merchant, and L...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Annie Nathan Meyer MP (1867 - 1951)

American author and promoter of the higher education of women. Founder of Barnard College, today incorporated with Columbia University. Annie Nathan Meyer (February 19, 1867 – September 23, 1951) w...

2/25/2009 4/8/2015

Charles L. Flint MP (1824 - 1889)

Charles Louis Flint (May 8, 1824 – February 26, 1889) was a lawyer, co-founder and first Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture, a lecturer in cattle and dairy farming, the first secreta...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Martha McChesney Berry MP (1886 - 1942)

"mattie"

Founder of BERRY College in Rome, Floyd Co., GA Martha McChesney Berry (October 7, 1865 – February 27, 1942) was an American educator and the founder of Berry College in Rome, Georgia. Early ye...

11/1/2012 3/31/2015

Julia Tarrant Barron MP (1805 - 1890)

Julia Ann Tarrant Barron gave of her wealth and services for the establishment of education and religious institutions. A member of Siloam Baptist Church, she gave the land on which the building wa...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

Martha Ellicott Tyson MP (1795 - 1873)

Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 — March 5, 1873) was an Elder of the Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, anti-slavery and women's rights advocate, author of the first biography of Benjamin Banne...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

James S. Rollins, US Congress MP (1812 - 1888)

"“Pater Universitatis Missouriensis”"

James Sidney Rollins (April 19, 1812 – January 9, 1888) was a nineteenth-century Missouri politician and lawyer. He helped establish the University of Missouri, led the successful effort to get it lo...

4/29/2010 3/23/2015

Erastus Milo Cravath, Jr. MP (1872 - 1938)

Erastus Milo Cravath (1833–1900) was a field secretary with the American Missionary Association (AMA) after the American Civil War, when he helped found Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, and...

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

Gleason Leonard Archer, Sr. MP (1880 - 1966)

Gleason Archer, Sr. (October 29, 1880 – June 28, 1966)[1] was the founder and first president of Suffolk University and Suffolk Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. Archer was also an extensive writer ...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Henry Fairchild MP (1815 - 1889)

Edward Henry Fairchild (1815–1889) was an American educator. Fairchild was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. His father was Grandison Fairchild. When he was a child his family moved to northeast ...

12/19/2008 3/19/2015

Grandison Fairchild MP (1792 - 1890)

randison Fairchild (1792–1890) was an American reformer and active in the founding of Oberlin College. He was born in Sheffield, Massachusetts and died in Brownhelm, Ohio. His sons became preside...

12/19/2008 3/19/2015

Lewis Sperry Chafer MP (1871 - 1952)

Lewis Sperry Chafer (February 27, 1871 – August 22, 1952) was an American theologian. He founded and served as the first president of Dallas Theological Seminary, and was an influential proponent of ...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

John Todd MP (1818 - 1894)

) John Todd (November 10, 1818 – January 31, 1894) was a U.S. Congregationalist minister, co-founder of Tabor College in Tabor, Iowa, a leading abolitionist and a ‘conductor’ on the Underground Railr...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Robert Stewart Hyer MP (1860 - 1929)

Robert Stewart Hyer (October 18, 1860 – May 29, 1929) was an educator and researcher in Texas noted for experimenting with early X-ray and telegraphy equipment. He served as president of Southwestern...

3/16/2015 3/16/2015

Frederick Palmer Whiddon MP (1930 - 2002)

Frederick Palmer Whiddon (March 2, 1930 - May 1, 2002) was the founder and long-time president of the University of South Alabama, the first four-year state-supported university in Mobile, Alabama....

3/16/2015 3/16/2015
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Dr James Archibald Campbell MP (1862 - 1934)

James Archibald Campbell (January 13, 1862 – March 18, 1934) founded Campbell University (originally Buies Creek Academy) in Buies Creek, North Carolina in 1887. Campbell was the father of Dr. Leslie...

11/28/2010 3/3/2015

President Robert Laban Abernethy (1822-1894) Founder of Owl Hollow School in Burke County, N.C. (a.k.a. Happy Home Academy), later named Rutherford Academy, Rutherford Seminary, and, finally, Ruthe...

3/2/2015 3/2/2015

Educator. He was the founder of the Virginia Military Institute in 1839 and one of its first professors. The Preston library at VMI is named for him. His wife, Margaret Junkin Preston is the famed "P...

9/29/2012 2/26/2015

William Stanley West (August 23, 1849 – December 22, 1914) was a United States Senator from the state of Georgia. He was a Democrat. Biography West was born in Buena Vista, Georgia on August 23, ...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

Abbie Park Ferguson MP (1837 - 1919)

Abbie Park Ferguson (April 4, 1837, Whately, Massachusetts - March 25, 1919) was founder and president of Huguenot College. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Sem...

7/9/2008 8/2/2014

Jonas Gilman Clark MP (1815 - 1900)

Jonas Gilman Clark (February 1, 1815 – May 23, 1900) was an American businessman, and the founder of Clark University. He started his business career in Massachusetts, before moving to California in ...

6/30/2014 6/30/2014

Charles Duncan McIver MP (1860 - 1906)

Charles Duncan McIver (September 27, 1860 – September 17, 1906) was the founder and first president of the institution now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was born 1860 ...

6/23/2014 6/23/2014

Warren H. Carroll MP (1932 - 2011)

Dr. Warren H. Carroll (24 March 1932 – 17 July 2011) was a leading conservative Catholic historian and author, and the founder of Christendom College. Biography The son of Herbert Allen Carroll a...

6/12/2014 6/12/2014

Ebenezer Knowlton (December 6, 1815 - September 10, 1874) was a U.S. Representative from Maine, Free Will Baptist minister, and co-founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Born in Pittsfield, N...

11/28/2013 6/11/2014

Benjamin E. Bates MP (1808 - 1878)

Benjamin Edward Bates (July 12, 1808 – January 14, 1878)[1][2] was a New England industrialist and philanthropist, who was the namesake and a founder of Bates College and the Bates Mill in Lewiston, ...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Alonzo Garcelon, Governor MP (1813 - 1906)

Dr. Alonzo Garcelon (May 6, 1813 – December 8, 1906) was the 36th Governor of Maine, an American Civil War surgeon general, and a co-founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Birth and early yea...

5/26/2013 5/28/2014

Rep. Thomas Hill Hubbard MP (1781 - 1857)

Thomas Hill Hubbard (December 5, 1781—May 21, 1857) was an American lawyer, judge and public official from Madison County, New York. A member of the Democratic-Republican party, Hubbard was twice ele...

7/20/2012 5/24/2014

George Washington Gale MP (1789 - 1861)

George Washington Gale (1789 - September 13, 1861) was born in Stanford, New York and became a Presbyterian minister in western New York state. A graduate of Union College in 1814, and Princeton Th...

5/21/2014 5/21/2014

Rev. Theodorick Romeyn, D.D MP (1744 - 1804)

Rev. Theodorick Romeyn, D.D. was a long time principal of the Academy of Schenectady, and one of the founders of Union College.

5/21/2014 5/21/2014

Alice Mary Longfellow MP (c.1850 - c.1928)

Philanthropist, founding member of Radcliffe College, oldest daughter of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In 1878, she sat on a committee to consider offering classes for women taught by Harvard ...

12/1/2007 5/7/2014

Col. Israel Williams MP (1709 - 1788)

Israel Williams (1709–1788) was an American educator and judge who founded Williams College in 1793 by bequest of Ephraim Williams. Williams and John Worthington were the executors of the will. Isr...

10/11/2008 4/26/2014

Arthur Gilman MP (1837 - 1909)

) Arthur Gilman (June 22, 1837, Alton, Illinois - December 27, 1909, Atlantic City, New Jersey) was a United States educator. He and his second wife founded the institution which eventually became Ra...

4/26/2014 4/26/2014

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, the son of a Mississippi white planter and a freed slave, became active in Republican Party politics in Louisiana as a delegate in the Republican state convention o...

12/2/2010 2/16/2014

. Dr. William Shippen, Jr. (October 21, 1736 – July 11, 1808), was the first systematic teacher of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics in Colonial America and founded the first maternity hospital in Am...

7/5/2008 2/14/2014

John Morgan MP (1735 - 1789)

) John Morgan (June 10, 1735 – October 15, 1789) was co-founder of the Medical College at the University of Pennsylvania, the first medical school in Colonial America; and he served as the second "...

2/14/2014 2/14/2014

Rev. Abraham Pierson MP (c.1641 - 1707)

Founder and first president of Yale, and namesake of Pierson College. One record shows Abraham as the eldest of eleven children. Graduated from Harvard in 1668. In 1669 he joined his father, as an as...

8/3/2007 1/19/2014

William Van Duzer Lawrence MP (1842 - 1927)

William Van Duzer Lawrence (1842–1927) was a millionaire real-estate and pharmaceutical mogul who is best known for having founded Sarah Lawrence College in 1926. He played a critical role in the d...

12/14/2013 12/14/2013

Bishop Holland N. McTyeire MP (1824 - 1889)

Born in South Carolina, Holland McTyeire was educated at Randolph–Macon College (Virginia) graduating in 1844. He began his ministry in Alabama soon after graduation and married Amelia Townsend of Mo...

1/18/2013 12/11/2013

William Henry Gilder MP (1812 - 1864)

) William Henry Gilder (born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 17 September 1812; died Brandy Station, Virginia, 13 April 1864) was a clergyman. His father, John Gilder, laid the cornerstone of Girard Coll...

8/8/2011 10/26/2013

Henry White Warren MP (1831 - 1912)

Henry White Warren (1831-1912) was an American Methodist Episcopal bishop and author, brother of William Fairfield Warren. He was born at Williamsburg, Mass., and graduated in 1853 at Wesleyan Univ...

10/24/2013 10/24/2013

William Barton Rogers MP (1804 - 1882)

William Barton Rogers (December 7, 1804 – May 30, 1882) was a geologist, physicist and educator. He is best known for setting down the founding principles for, advocating for, and finally obtaining t...

10/21/2013 10/21/2013

Robert M. Hughes MP (1855 - 1940)

Robert Morton Hughes (September 10, 1855 – January 15, 1940) was a Virginia lawyer who served as a president of The Virginia Bar Association and helped establish what became Old Dominion University i...

10/21/2013 10/21/2013

Henry Wells of Wells Fargo MP (1805 - 1878)

Henry Wells (December 12, 1805 – December 10, 1878) was an American businessman important in the history of both the American Express Company and Wells Fargo & Company. Early life Henry Wells...

2/14/2012 10/6/2013

John White Brockenbrough MP (1806 - 1877)

John White Brockenbrough (December 23, 1806 – February 20, 1877) was a Virginia lawyer, federal judge, educator, and the founder of the Lexington Law School, now known as Washington and Lee Universit...

8/7/2013 8/7/2013

Rev. Dr. Harvey A. Sackett MP (1806 - 1879)

Rev. Harvey A. Sackett, 1806-1879, son of Ezra Davis Sackett and Chloe Patchin, was married, June 25th, 1839, to Diantha E. Gray, daughter of John Gray and Diantha Burritt. He was by religious fait...

6/30/2009 7/16/2013

Diantha Eloise Gray MP (1799 - 1880)

Diantha Eloise Gray (June 22, 1799 - July 28, 1880) who was eminent as a teacher, poet, and as an advocate for woman suffrage. She was educated at Troy Female Seminary, now known as The Emma Willard ...

6/30/2009 7/16/2013

Roger W. Babson MP (1875 - 1967)

"The Seer of Wellesley Hills"

Roger Ward Babson Born: 6-Jul-1875, Gloucester, MA Parents: Nathaniel Babson, Ellen Stearns Married: Grace Margaret Knight, Nona Margaret Dougherty Daughter: Edith Low Babson (b. 6-Dec-1903) ...

6/20/2013 6/20/2013

Joseph Ward MP (1838 - 1889)

) Joseph Ward (May 5, 1838 – December 11, 1889) was an American educator. Biography Joseph Ward was born at Perry Center, New York. After attending public schools, he taught and farmed before ent...

5/27/2013 5/27/2013

Daniel Coit Gilman MP (1831 - 1908)

Daniel Coit Gilman (/ˈɡɪlmən/; July 6, 1831 – October 13, 1908) was an American educator and academic. Gilman was instrumental in founding the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale College, and subsequ...

7/23/2010 5/18/2013

For more pictures go to the Media section. Noah Webster was one of the great lexicographers. For decades, he was among the most prolific authors in the new nation, publishing textbooks, political ess...

7/17/2007 5/18/2013

Thomas Green Clemson, IV (July 1, 1807 – April 6, 1888) was an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture. He was the founder of Cle...

11/15/2007 5/17/2013

Levi K. Fuller, Governor MP (1841 - 1896)

Levi Knight Fuller (February 24, 1841 – October 10, 1896) was the 44th Governor of Vermont from 1892 to 1894. Early life Born in Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, and attended Brattle...

5/4/2013 5/4/2013

Franklin Fairbanks MP (1828 - 1895)

Franklin Fairbanks (June 18, 1828–April 24, 1895) was an American businessman, political figure, and one of the founders and first trustees of Rollins College. The president of Fairbanks Scales, he w...

5/3/2013 5/3/2013

Frederick Smyth, Governor MP (1819 - 1899)

) Frederick Smyth (March 9, 1819 – April 22, 1899) was a banker, railroad executive, and politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. Born in 1819 in Candia, New Hampshire, he became City Clerk of Manc...

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