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Frank Waterman Stearns (1856 - 1939)

Frank Waterman Stearns (November 8, 1856, Boston – 1939) was an American businessman whose father, Richard H. Stearns had founded the R. H. Stearns department store and company in Boston. His mother wa...

9/24/2008 2/16/2021

Dr. Patrick Hues Mell MP (1814 - 1888)

Patrick Hues Mell (July 19, 1814 – January 26, 1888), was born in Walthourville, Georgia, served as the President of the Southern Baptist Convention in two terms from 1863–1871 and 1880–1887, as well...

11/20/2015 11/7/2020

Wikipedia David Oliver Allen (1800–1863) was an American missionary, born at Barre, Massachusetts. He graduated at Amherst College in 1823, studied at Andover Theological Seminary, and in 1827 went...

6/27/2013 10/5/2020

Charles Upham Shepard (1804 - 1886)

Chemist, mineralogist, naturalist. Shepard was born in Little Compton, Rhode Island, on June 29, 1804, the son of the Reverend Mase Shepard and Deborah Haskins. As a schoolboy Shepard became interest...

8/18/2020 8/18/2020

Aaron Burtis Hunter (1854 - 1933)

Aaron Burtis Hunter, Episcopal clergyman, educator, book collector, and philanthropist, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of John C. and Sarah A. Clark Hunter. After graduation from public schoo...

5/5/2020 5/5/2020

Dr. William James Atkinson, Jr., age 92, of Mobile/Spanish Fort, died March 28, 2010, at Mobile Infirmary. Private family graveside services will be held at 9AM on Tuesday March 30, 2010 at Pine Cres...

3/10/2020 3/10/2020

John Buchanan Robinson (May 23, 1846 – January 28, 1933) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Delaware County ...

9/13/2019 9/13/2019

Rev Heman Humphrey, D.D. (1779 - 1861)

Heman was the first child of Solomon Humphrey, descended in direct line from Michael Humphrey, who came from England to Dorchester, Mass., and prior to 1643 removed to Windsor, Conn. Solomon's first wi...

4/21/2011 7/15/2019

US Congressman. Elected as a Republican to represent New York's 3rd District in the Thirty-Ninth Congress, he served from from 1865 until his death. He had previously served in the Thirty-Sixth Congres...

7/14/2019 7/15/2019

This biography was extracted (with a few corrections) from "Kentucky: A History of the State", Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 8th ed., 1888, Jefferson Co.EDWARD PORTER HUMPHREY, D.D., L.L.D., was the eldest ...

4/16/2011 7/14/2019

Elliott M. Perlstein (1906 - 1967)

2/1/2010 12/23/2018

LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is a former professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He played the majo...

8/9/2018 8/9/2018

Frank Lewis Nason (1856 - 1928)

Frank Lewis Nason (May 12, 1856 – September 12, 1928) was an American mining engineer, teacher, and writer. He was born to Lewis Clark Nason and Maria Julia (Stickles) in New London, Wisconsin and ...

2/7/2017 7/23/2018

Henry Robert Emmerson, PC (September 25, 1853 – July 9, 1914) was a New Brunswick lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist. Henry Emmerson was educated at Amherst Academy, Mount Allison Ac...

3/16/2010 3/10/2018

Stansfield Turner MP (1923 - 2018)

Stansfield Turner (December 1, 1923 – January 18, 2018) was an admiral in the United States Navy who was Director of Central Intelligence from 1977 to 1981 and President of the Naval War College from...

7/2/2016 2/8/2018

Rev. Alvah Spaulding (1807 - 1868)

"Alvah Spaulding, [Jaffrey, N. H.], son of Abel and Lucy (Pierce) Spaulding, was born in Townsend, Sept. 9, 1807; fitted for college at Kimball Union Academy, N. H. AndoverT. S., '31—'34; s. s., Trov, ...

3/12/2012 1/31/2018

Ralph A. Foote (1923 - 2003)

Ralph Albert Foote (January 22, 1923 – July 16, 2003) was the 68th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont from 1961 to 1965, and a prominent attorney practicing in Middlebury, Vermont. Early life Foote w...

1/17/2018 1/17/2018

Fletcher D. Proctor (November 7, 1860 – September 27, 1911), was an American businessman, a Republican politician, and the 51st Governor of Vermont, serving from 1906 to 1908. Biography Proct...

6/25/2007 1/16/2018

Thomas Williams Bicknell (1834 - 1925)

Thomas W. Bicknell (September 6, 1834 – 1925) was an American educator, historian, and author. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thomas W. Bicknell (183...

12/15/2017 12/15/2017

Lucius Fayette Clark Garvin (November 13, 1841 – October 2, 1922) was the 48th Governor of Rhode Island from 1903 to 1905. Origins and family Lucius Garvin was born in 1841 in Knoxville, Tenn...

3/27/2008 12/14/2017

J. Franklin Jameson (1859 - 1937)

J. Franklin Jameson (1859-1937) was a history professor at Brown University from 1888 to 1901, a vice president of the Rhode Island Historical Society, first secretary of the American Historical Asso...

12/13/2017 12/13/2017

Floyd E. Anderson (1891 - 1976)

Floyd Eugene Anderson (January 24, 1891 – February 17, 1976) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was born on January 24, 1891, in Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, t...

11/19/2017 11/19/2017

John Mark Deutch (born July 27, 1938) is an American physical chemist and civil servant. He was the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1994 to 1995 and Director of Central Intelligence (D...

10/26/2017 10/26/2017

Daniel Gerhard "Dan" Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller fiction, most notably the novels Angels & Demons (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2003), and Inferno (2013). Brown's novels...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Charles Lawrence Robinson (July 21, 1818 – August 17, 1894) was the first Governor of Kansas. He was also the first governor of a US state to be impeached, although he was not convicted or removed fr...

8/17/2012 7/25/2017

Marvin Kent Curtis MP (1890 - 1957)

Marvin Kent Curtis , From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marvin Kent Curtis (October 10, 1890 – December 24, 1957) was an American novelist, illustrator, composer, yachtsman, and teacher. Curtis se...

5/27/2017 5/29/2017

Russell Mayo Spear (1904 - 1983)

Editor Russell M. Spear Dies - Here 50 YearsMadison, NC - Russell Mayo Spear, 79, editor of The Messenger for almost 50 years, died Tuesday morning in Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro. He had...

4/5/2017 4/5/2017

Robert Morris Morgenthau MP (1919 - 2019)

information about Robert Morgenthau from Wikipedia 'Robert M. Morgenthau was born in 1919 in New York City. In June 1940, while still an undergraduate at Amherst College, he enlisted in the Unite...

7/12/2009 4/1/2017

Sarah Bloom Raskin (Born April 15, 1961) is an American attorney and regulator, who was formerly a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and current United States Deputy Secr...

12/2/2009 12/12/2016

Robert Wilson Minter (1930 - 2010)

ROBERT WILSON MINTER WATERBURY CENTER - Robert Wilson Minter of Waterbury Center passed away Nov. 30, 2010, surrounded by his family after a year-long battle with lung cancer. An avid skier and travele...

11/7/2016 11/7/2016

"[Musician Juliana] Hatfield was born in Wiscasset, Maine, the daughter of Philip M. Hatfield, a radiologist , and Julie Hatfield, a former Boston Globe features, society, travel writer, and fashion cr...

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

Daniel Faunce (1829 - 1911)

Daniel Worcester Faunce (January 3, 1829 – January 3, 1911) was an American clergyman and the father of William Faunce, born at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Graduating from Amherst College in 1850, he then...

9/27/2016 9/27/2016

Christopher Andrew "Chris" Coons (born September 9, 1963) is the junior United States Senator from Delaware and a member of the Democratic Party. He won a special election in 2010 to succeed Joe Biden,...

8/7/2014 9/3/2016

Nelson Cary Haskell (1866 - 1952)

Born in Deering, Me, Sept. 14, 1866, son of Rev. William H and Ellen M Haskell; preparatory school was Phillips Academy at Andover, where he graduated in classical course in 1883; also graduated in s...

6/3/2016 6/3/2016

Kingman Brewster (1883 - 1957)

Kingman Brewster, Sr., was a 1906 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and a 1911 graduate of the Harvard Law School.* Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Sep 5 2018, 15:21:58 UTC

11/24/2008 6/2/2016

"REV. EDWIN AUGUSTUS ADAMS. EDWIN AUGUSTUS ADAMS, son of Newell and Abigail Fales (Blake) Adams, was born Oct. 21, 1837, in Franklin, Mass. His parents soon after became residents of Medway. He graduat...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

William Turner MP (bef.1757 - 1829)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Ensign. DAR Ancestor # A117056 Bequeathed in Will of Terisha Turner: "I give and bequeath unto my Son Henry Turner one certain tra...

3/30/2008 5/9/2016

Frederic Bayley Pratt (1865 - 1945)

Frederic's birth and death information are available at and at Frederic's photograph is available at and is used courtesy of Misty Dawn, a member of Find A Grave.com

9/2/2010 4/7/2016

Henry Clay Hall, Jr. MP (1860 - 1936)

HENRY C HALL, FORMER HEAD OF I C C, DEAD Ashfield, Nov. 10 - Henry Clay Hall, former chairman of the interstate commerce commission, died yesterday at his home here; 76 years old, native of New York ...

1/13/2014 2/21/2016

Sidney Hall Paige MP (1925 - 2007)

"Sid Paige", "Sidney H. Paige"

Sidney H. Paige, 82, former Vice President, Human Resources for ITW Corporation and three-term Alderman of the City of Lake Forest, IL, passed away peacefully in Charlotte, NC on Aug. 7, 2007. Follow...

1/12/2010 2/17/2016

Henry Lyman MP (1809 - 1834)

LYMAN, Henry , missionary, b. in Northampton, Mass., 23 Nov., 1809; d. in the island of Sumatra, 28 June, 1834. He was graduated at Amherst in 1829, and at Andover theological seminarv in 1832, ordaine...

11/20/2015 12/20/2015

Jesse Appleton (November 17, 1772 – November 12, 1819), son of Francis Appleton and Elizabeth Hubbard, was the second president of Bowdoin College and the father of First Lady Jane Pierce. Life a...

5/27/2007 12/10/2015

Major General Henry Goddard Thomas (April 5, 1837 – January 23, 1897) was an Union general in the American Civil War. A native of Portland, Maine, Thomas graduated from Amherst College in 1858 and wa...

6/15/2011 8/21/2015

William Summer Johnson (1913 - 1995)

William Summer Johnson (February 24, 1913 – August 19, 1995) was an American chemist and teacher. From 1940 to 1958, Dr. Johnson was an instructor and then professor at the University of Wisconsi...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015

Luther Ely Smith (June 11, 1873 – April 2, 1951) was a St. Louis, Missouri lawyer and civic booster. He has been described by the National Park Service as the "father of the Jefferson National Expans...

8/18/2015 8/18/2015

William Austin Dickinson (1829 - 1895)

........ . . . ....... ^ v ........ . . . ....... ^ v ........ . . . ....... ^ v ........ . . . ....... Source for the following: Downloaded 2010 from William Austin Dickinson (1829-1895) was the...

6/3/2007 8/18/2015

Allan Scott (1906 - 1995)

Allan Scott (May 23, 1906, Arlington, New Jersey, USA - April 13, 1995, Santa Monica, California) was a screenwriter that was nominated for an Academy Award for So Proudly We Hail!. Allan was the f...

11/9/2014 6/2/2015

Sigourney Thayer (24 March 1896 – 2 November 1944) was an American theatrical producer, World War I aviator, and poet. Thayer was born in Southborough, Massachusetts, the son of Rev. William Gree...

7/20/2008 5/22/2015

Rev. William Greenough Thayer ("Twill") MP (1863 - 1934)

"Twill"

From: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Ayer, Massachusetts Faith, Community, and Love Parish History The Rev. William Greenough Thayer WILLIAM GREENOUGH THAYER , son of Robert H. and Hannah F....

3/3/2012 5/22/2015

Horace Maynard (August 30, 1814 – May 3, 1882) was an American educator, attorney, politician and diplomat active primarily in the second half of the 19th century. Initially elected to the House of...

7/13/2013 5/7/2015

Kenneth Bacon (1944 - 2009)

Kenneth Hogate Bacon (November 21, 1944 – August 15, 2009) was an American journalist who served as a spokesman for the Department of Defense during the Presidency of Bill Clinton, and later as presi...

5/3/2015 5/3/2015

Calvin Plimpton (1918 - 2007)

Calvin Hastings Plimpton (7 October 1918, Boston, Massachusetts – 30 January 2007, Westwood, Massachusetts) was an American physician and educator, who served as president of Amherst College and Amer...

4/30/2015 4/30/2015

Francis T.P. Plimpton, II (c.1928 - 2014)

Francis Taylor Pearsons Plimpton, Jr. passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 21, 2014. He was known as "TP" and was born in New York City on March 9, 1928. He graduated from Amhers...

3/25/2013 4/29/2015

Charles Henry Parkhurst (1842 - 1933)

Charles Henry Parkhurst (April 17, 1842 – September 8, 1933) was an American clergyman and social reformer, born in Framingham, Massachusetts. Although scholarly and reserved, he preached two sermons...

4/28/2015 4/28/2015

George Arthur Plimpton (1855 - 1936)

George Arthur Plimpton (July 13, 1855 – July 1, 1936) was an American publisher and philanthropist. Life and career Plimpton was born in Walpole, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of iron manuf...

6/15/2007 4/26/2015

Douglas Kennedy (1915 - 1973)

Douglas Richards Kennedy (September 14, 1915 – August 10, 1973) was an American supporting actor originally from New York City who appeared in more than 190 films between 1935 and 1973. Selected ap...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Paul Langdon Ward (1911 - 2005)

Paul Langdon Ward (1911–2005) was an American academic, the fifth president of Sarah Lawrence College from 1960 to 1965. Life Ward was born in 1911 in Diyarbakir in what was then the Ottoman Empi...

4/16/2015 4/16/2015

Harold Eliot Varmus (born December 18, 1939) is an American Nobel Prize-winning scientist and the 14th and current Director of the National Cancer Institute, a post he was appointed to by President B...

12/19/2014 4/10/2015

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2001 MP

New York, New York, United States

Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001...

12/3/2008 4/9/2015

Warren Fales Draper, Jr. (1913 - 1943)

Warren Fales Draper Jr., was born in Washington D.C. on March 8, 1913, and was married in Syracuse, New York in April 1941 to Edwyna Louise Davis, born in Syracuse on January 7, 1917, the daughter of E...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Warren Fales Draper (1818 - 1885)

Warren Fales Draper (1818-1905) was a publisher in Andover, Massachusetts for nearly 50 years. A descendant of early Roxbury settler James Draper, he was born and raised in West Dedham, Massachusetts...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

William Henry Hastie (1904 - 1976)

William Henry Hastie, Jr. (November 17, 1904 – April 14, 1976) was an American, lawyer, judge, educator, public official, and advocate for the civil rights of African Americans. He was the first Afri...

9/3/2012 3/26/2015

William Hedgcock Webster (born March 6, 1924) is an American attorney, jurist, and current Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. Previously Webster was the third Director of the Federal...

7/12/2013 12/16/2014

Alfred Romer MP (1894 - 1973)

Alfred Sherwood Romer (December 28, 1894 - November 5, 1973) was an American paleontologist and biologist and a specialist in vertebrate evolution.

11/28/2014 11/28/2014

Francis T.P. Plimpton (1900 - 1983)

Francis Taylor Pearsons Plimpton (December 7, 1900 – July 30, 1983) was a diplomat, prominent New York City lawyer, partner at the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, and a president of the New York City ...

2/10/2009 8/10/2014

John Pease Sanderson (1816 - 1871)

John Pease Sanderson (November 28, 1816 – June 28, 1871) was a delegate of the Florida Secession Convention in Tallahassee, and then a Florida member of the Congress of the Confederate States during ...

6/18/2014 6/18/2014

Edward Hitchcock Jr. (May 23, 1828 – February 16, 1911) was an American physical educator. Biography Born to Edward Hitchcock Sr., the renowned geologist and President of Amherst College and wife...

5/31/2014 5/31/2014

Charles Henry Hitchcock (1836 - 1919)

Charles Henry Hitchcock (August 23, 1836 – November 5, 1919) was an American geologist. Life Hitchcock was born August 23, 1836, in Amherst, Massachusetts. His father was Edward Hitchcock (1793–1...

5/31/2014 5/31/2014

Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin, A.M., L.H.D. (1855-09-05–1926) was an American architect, born at Istanbul, Turkey as the son of Cyrus Hamlin. He graduated at Amherst in 1875, studied architecture at Bo...

9/8/2008 5/29/2014

Lawrence Fraser Abbott (1859 - 1933)

Lawrence Fraser Abbott (1859-1933) was an American editor and writer, son of Lyman Abbott. Biography He was born in Brooklyn, New York to Lyman Abbott. He graduated from Amherst College in 1881. ...

5/27/2014 5/27/2014

A Veteran of the Spanish American War; Colonel 1st VT Volunteers Infantry. The son of John Wesley and Betsey Ann (Dewey) Clark. ---------------------------------------------------------- Osman ...

5/26/2014 5/26/2014

Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus), 1845-1936. DLC ( 1845, Aug. 30 - 1936, Sept. 15) Biographical History 1845, Aug. 30 Born, Newburyport, Mass. 1867 Graduated, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. ...

1/23/2012 5/7/2014

John Calvin Coolidge, III MP (1906 - 2000)

Eldest son of President Calvin Coolidge. John Coolidge, was born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, on September 7, 1906. He was the elder of the two children of Calvin Coolidge (1872...

6/27/2007 4/27/2014

Charles D. Norton (1871 - 1923)

Charles Dyer Norton was an Amherst graduate, Lake Forest resident (550 E. Deerpath), Onwentsia member, Lake Forest University/College trustee, member of Chicago's Merchant and Commercial Clubs, and cha...

11/14/2011 12/19/2013

Scott Milross Buchanan (1895 - 1968)

Scott Milross Buchanan (March 17, 1895 – March 25, 1968) was an American philosopher, educator, and foundation consultant. He is best known as the founder of the Great Books program at St. John's Col...

7/16/2013 12/14/2013

Reuben Arthur Brower (1908 - 1975)

Reuben graduated from Amherst College summa cum laude in 1930. He taught English literature at Amherst. He became a full professor at Harvard University in 1953. He was also an author of many books. Am...

12/19/2012 10/27/2013

Bertrand Hollis Snell (1870 - 1958)

Bertrand Hollis Snell (December 9, 1870 – February 2, 1958) represented the state of New York in the United States House of Representatives. Early life Snell was born in Colton, New York, the son...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

William Jacob Holland (1848 - 1932)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary William Jacob Holland (August 16, 1848 – December 13, 1932) was the eighth Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh (1891–1901) and Director of the Carnegie Museums o...

10/7/2008 7/16/2013

Daniel Bliss (1823 - 1916)

Daniel Bliss (August 17, 1823 in Georgia, USA – July 27, 1916 in Beirut, Lebanon) was a Christian missionary from the United States, and the founder of the American University of Beirut. Life and W...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

James Olds (1922 - 1976)

James Olds (May 30, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois - August 21, 1976 in California) was an American psychologist who co-discovered the pleasure center of the brain with Peter Milner while he was a postdoc...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

Julian Howard Gibbs (1924 - 1983)

Julian Howard Gibbs (June 24, 1924 – February 20, 1983) was an American educator and the fifteenth President of Amherst College. Gibbs graduated from Amherst College in 1947. He earned his master...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

H. Stuart Hughes (1916 - 1999)

Henry Stuart Hughes (May 16, 1916 New York City – October 21, 1999 La Jolla, California) was an American historian, professor, and activist; he also advocated the application of psychoanalysis to his...

7/4/2011 7/16/2013

Talcott Parsons (1902 - 1979)

Talcott Parsons (December 13, 1902 – May 8, 1979) was an American sociologist who served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1927 to 1973. Parsons developed a general theory for the study of ...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

Gerald Warner Brace (1901 - 1978)

Gerald Warner Brace (September 24, 1901 – July 20, 1978) was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England. E...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

John Maurice Clark (1884 - 1963)

John Maurice Clark (30 November 1884 – 27 June 1963) was an American economist whose work combined the rigor of traditional economic analysis with an "institutionalist" attitude. Early career Clark...

7/10/2012 7/16/2013

Raymond Smith Dugan (1878 - 1940)

Raymond Smith Dugan (May 30, 1878–August 31, 1940) was an American astronomer. His parents were Jeremiah Welby Dugan and Mary Evelyn Smith and he was born in Montague, Massachusetts. His undergradu...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

Edmund Burke Delabarre (1863 - 1944)

Edmund Burke Delabarre (1863 – 1945), was a researcher and professor of psychology at Brown University. He graduated from Amherst College in 1886. Professor Delabarre was a pioneer in the field of sh...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

James Hayden Tufts (1862 - 1942)

James Hayden Tufts (1862–1942), an influential American philosopher, was a professor of the then newly founded Chicago University. Tufts was also a member of the Board of Arbitration, and the chairma...

5/22/2009 7/16/2013

Frederic Austin Bancroft (1860 - 1945)

Frederic Bancroft (1860 - 1945) was a historian, author, and librarian. Biography He was born in Galesburg, Illinois and was graduated with an A.B. from Amherst College and received a Ph. D. from...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

Ernest Cushing Richardson, (February 9, 1860 - June 29, 1939), noted librarian, theologian and scholar, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts. Throughout his life Richardson strived to make advances in c...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

Frank Johnson Goodnow, Ph.D., LL.B. (January 18, 1859 – November 15, 1939) was an American educator and legal scholar, born in Brooklyn, New York. Personal life He married Elizabeth Buchanan (Lya...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

David P. Todd, Phd (1855 - 1939)

David Peck Todd (March 19, 1855 – June 1, 1939) was a noted American astronomer. He produced a complete set of photographs of the 1882 transit of Venus. Biography Todd was born in Lake Ridge, New...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

Richmond Mayo-Smith (February 9, 1854 – November 11, 1901) was an American economist noted for his work in statistics. He was born in Troy, Ohio, educated at Amherst College (graduating in 1875), t...

7/14/2013 7/14/2013

John Bates Clark MP (1847 - 1938)

John Bates Clark (January 26, 1847 – March 21, 1938) was an American neoclassical economist. He was one of the pioneers of the marginalist revolution and opponent to the Institutionalist school of econ...

8/14/2011 7/14/2013

Dr. Melvil Dewey MP (1851 - 1931)

"Dewey Decimile System"

Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey (December 10, 1851 – December 26, 1931) was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of ...

7/14/2013 7/14/2013

Herbert Baxter Adams (1850 - 1901)

Herbert Baxter Adams (April 16, 1850 – July 30, 1901) was an American educator and historian. Biography Adams was born to Nathaniel Dickinson Adams and Harriet (Hastings) Adams in Shutesbury, Mas...

10/11/2008 7/14/2013

John William Burgess (August 26, 1844 – January 13, 1931) was a pioneering American political scientist. He spent most of his career at Columbia University and is regarded as having been "the most in...

10/11/2008 7/14/2013

Benjamin Kendall Emerson (1843 - 1932)

[ ] XI Professor Benjamin Kendall Emerson eldest child of Benjamin Frothingham 10 was born at Nashua New Hampshire December 20 1843 He married April 2 1873 Mary Annette Hopkins a daughter of Erastus ...

5/3/2013 7/14/2013

General Peyton C. March (1864 - 1955)

Peyton Conway March (born December 27, 1864 in Easton, Pennsylvania – April 13, 1955) was an American soldier and Army Chief of Staff. March was the son of Francis Andrew March, considered the prin...

11/7/2009 7/14/2013

Francis Andrew March (1825 - 1911)

"Francis A March"

Francis Andrew March (October 25, 1825 – September 9, 1911) was an American polymath, academic, philologist, and lexicographer. He is considered the principal founder of modern comparative linguistic...

4/4/2007 7/14/2013