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Martha Alice Sharp-Cogan MP (1905 - 1999)

"“the guardian angels of European children” "

Martha Ingham Dickie Sharp-Cogan (1905 - 1999) was an American philanthropist who, along with her husband Waitstill Sharp, helped hundreds of Jews to escape Nazi persecution by sending them off through...

3/2/2010 9/21/2016

From Brown University Portrait Collection JOUKOWSKY, ARTEMIS A. W. (B. 1930) Artemis Joukowsky, born in Shanghai to Russian parents, graduated from Brown University in 1955. He devoted his career a...

7/9/2016 9/21/2016

Martha Sharp Joukowsky (born 1936) is a Near Eastern archaeologist and a retired member of the faculty of Brown University known for her fieldwork at the ancient site of Petra in Jordan. Martha Sharp...

7/9/2016 9/21/2016

John Earl Jenkins, Jr. (1924 - 2008)

JOHN E. "JACK" JENKINS, JR., 83, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away July 4, 2008, following a short illness. Born on September 19, 1924, in Huntington, he was the son of the late John Earl and Kathleen ...

9/10/2016 9/10/2016

Janet Louise Yellen, Economist MP

Berkeley, Alameda, CA, USA

Berkeley, Alameda, CA, USA

Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist. She is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, previously serving as Vice Chair from 2010 to 2014. Pr...

4/26/2013 9/9/2016

Joseph H. Walker (1865 - 1941)

Joseph H. Walker was a U.S. lawyer and politician who served as the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1909 to 1911.

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Joshua Bicknell Chapin (1812 - 1881)

Joshua Bicknell Chapin fitted for college at Wrentham (Mass.) Academy and graduated from Brown University Providence, R. I., in I835 ; received degree of A. B. I838. He graduated from the Berkshire Med...

10/12/2012 8/31/2016

Wikipedia: English Prince Rahim Aga Khan is the eldest son of Prince Karim Aga Khan and his first wife Princess Salimah. His grandfather Prince Aly Khan was married to Hollywood actress, Rita Hayworth.

1/2/2012 8/26/2016

Jasper Adams (1793 - 1841)

Jasper Adams (August 27, 1793 – October 25, 1841) was an American clergyman, college professor, and college president. He was born in East Medway, Massachusetts in 1793, to Major Jasper and Em...

8/26/2016 8/26/2016

Jeff Stibel is an entrepreneur, having started numerous technology and marketing companies. At age 32, he became one of the youngest public company CEOs in America and opened the NASDAQ stock market ...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

Thomas E. Hassan is an American educator. He joined the Phillips Exeter Academy faculty as the Director of College Counseling in 1989, worked as the Dean of Admissions, and was the 14th Principal fro...

7/11/2016 7/15/2016

Margaret "Maggie" Hassan (née Wood; born February 27, 1958) is an American Democratic Party politician, who is the current and 81st Governor of New Hampshire. Hassan was elected Governor in 20...

7/11/2016 7/15/2016

William Leet Stone, Jr. (1835 - 1908)

. William Leete Stone (4 April 1835 New York City – 11 June 1908 Mount Vernon, New York) was a United States historical writer and journalist.

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

Francis Wayland, II (1796 - 1865)

Francis Wayland (March 11, 1796 – September 30, 1865), American Baptist educator and economist, was born in New York City, New York. He was president of Brown University and pastor of the Firs...

7/19/2007 7/4/2016

William Leete Stone, Sr. (1792 - 1844)

. William Leete Stone (20 April 1792 New Paltz, New York (or 1793 Esopus, New York) – 15 August 1844 Saratoga Springs, New York), known as Colonel Stone, was an influential journalist, publish...

5/15/2014 7/4/2016

Bruce Hartling Mann (born 1950) is the Carl F. Schipper, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a legal historian whose research focuses on the relationship among legal, social, and economic ch...

9/26/2012 7/2/2016

Dr. Barnabas Binney (1751 - 1787)

DR. BARNABAS BINNEY.Barnabas Binney, a Surgeon in the Revolutionary War, was a native of Boston, and born in the year 1751. His father was Barnabas Binney, a merchant of Boston; and the family name of ...

6/6/2013 6/24/2016

Henry Wheaton (1785 - 1848)

Henry Wheaton (November 27, 1785 – March 11, 1848) was a United States lawyer, jurist and diplomat. He was the third reporter of decisions for the United States Supreme Court, first U.S. minis...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

James Herbert Case, Jr. (1906 - 1965)

. James Herbert Case, Jr. was the 8th president of Washington & Jefferson College. Case was born on October 26, 1906 in Plainfield, New Jersey. He graduated from Princeton University in 1929 and se...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

David N. Cicilline, U.S. Congress MP

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States

David Nicola Cicilline (/sɪsᵻˈliːni/; born July 15, 1961) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district since ...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia Windsor

5/30/2007 6/8/2016
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Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood,...

3/20/2007 6/7/2016

Links: The Peerage Geneall Own website

1/24/2008 6/5/2016

Alexander Lyman Holley (1832 - 1882)

Alexander Lyman Holley (20 July 1832 – 29 January 1882) was a mechanical engineer and was considered the foremost steel and plant engineer and designer of his time, especially in regard to app...

6/25/2011 5/16/2016

Ted Turner MP

"Ted"

American media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner, as a businessman, is known as founder of the cable news network CNN, the first dedicated 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, wh...

4/27/2009 5/3/2016

Alicia Marie Sacramone MP

Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States

Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States

Alicia Marie Sacramone is an American artistic gymnast. Sacramone began gymnastics at the age of eight, began competing in the elite ranks in 2002 and joined the U.S. national team in 2003. At the U....

6/2/2012 4/24/2016

Charles Russell Train, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Framingham, Mass., October 18, 1817; attended the common schools, Framingham Academy, and was graduated from Brown University, Prov...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Adam Cahan (born December 30, 1971) is a consumer technology executive who currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Mobile and Emerging Products for Yahoo!, where he oversees the company's glob...

3/24/2016 3/24/2016

.Heir to America's largest private company and the world's biggest agriculture and commodity-trading concern. Founder William W. Cargill started with grain elevator in Iowa after Civil War, son-in-law ...

8/17/2013 3/23/2016

Leon N Cooper (born February 28, 1930) is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. He is also the...

12/8/2014 2/29/2016

Lewis Hamilton Meader (1851 - 1925)

Lewis Hamilton Meader, son of Granville Carleton Meader (1822-1900) [0380] and Elizabeth Augusta Colburn (1822-1902), was born at Ryegate, VT on April 27, 1851. He attended Peacham Academy, Peacham, VT...

2/16/2016 2/16/2016

Hannah M. Pingree (born October 18, 1976) is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Maine and daughter of Maine politician Chellie Pingree. She served four terms in the State Legislature, inc...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Alva Woods (1794 - 1887)

Alva Woods (1794–1887) was an American minister, university professor and university president. He was interim President of Brown University, 1826–28 and President of Transylvania Unive...

9/27/2015 9/27/2015

Edward Laurence Leahy, a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Bristol, R.I., February 9, 1886; attended the public schools; student at Brown University in 1904 and 1905; graduated from the law school o...

8/26/2015 8/27/2015

John W. Mayhew (1885 - 1941)

John W. Mayhew (October 2, 1885 – September 30, 1941) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball coach. He played college football at Brown University from...

8/17/2015 8/17/2015

George Boardman the Younger (1828 - 1903)

"George Boardman the Younger"

George Dana Boardman the Younger (1828-April 28, 1903) was born in Burma, the son of the Baptist missionaries George Dana Boardman and Sarah Hall Boardman. He returned to the United States as a boy a...

8/17/2015 8/17/2015

Thomas Edward Perez (born October 7, 1961) is an American politician, consumer advocate and civil rights lawyer who is the current United States Secretary of Labor. A member of the Democratic Party, ...

10/28/2007 8/11/2015

William Ellery (December 22, 1727 - €“ February 15, 1820) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island. In 1764, Ellery joined Stephen...

12/3/2008 7/4/2015

Blair Moody, U.S. Senator (1902 - 1954)

"Blair Moody"

Arthur Edson Blair Moody, a Senator from Michigan; born in New Haven, Conn., February 13, 1902; attended the public schools in Providence, R.I.; graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 19...

6/24/2015 6/24/2015

Meg Wolitzer (born May 28, 1959) is an American writer, best known for The Wife, The Ten-Year Nap, The Uncoupling, and The Interestings. She currently works as an instructor in the MFA program at Sto...

1/25/2010 6/2/2015

John Sculley III (born April 6, 1939) is an American businessman, entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups. Sculley was vice-president (1970–1977) and president of Pepsi-Cola (1977 ...

5/22/2015 5/22/2015

Tim Forbes MP

"Tim Forbes"

Timothy C. Forbes (/fɔrbz/) is a member of the Forbes publishing family and the son of Malcolm Forbes. The family owns the Forbes magazine chain. Tim Forbes attended St. Mark's School of South...

5/20/2015 5/20/2015
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J. Carter Brown (1934 - 2002)

John Carter Brown III (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2002), director of the U.S. National Gallery of Art from 1969 to 1992 and a leading figure in American intellectual life. Under Brown's direct...

12/14/2012 5/18/2015

Walter Hoving (1897 - 1989)

Swedish-born American businessman Walter Hoving was the head of Tiffany & Company from 1955 to 1980. He was born on December 2, 1897 in Stockholm, the son of Johannes Hoving, a surgeon and Helga Rund...

3/12/2010 5/2/2015

Harvey N. Davis (1881 - 1952)

Harvey N. Davis (1881 – 3 December 1952) was the 3rd President of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.

4/30/2015 5/1/2015

Nathaniel Davis (1925 - 2011)

Nathaniel Davis (April 12, 1925 – May 16, 2011) was a well-known career diplomat who served in the United States Foreign Service and the Peace Corps for 36 years. His final years were spent te...

4/30/2015 4/30/2015

From Wikipedia (English) : Grace Dunham (/ˈdʌnəm/ dun-um; born January 28, 1992) is an American actress and poet. She acted in the independent film Tiny Furniture (2010), which w...

9/5/2014 4/30/2015

Henry Kirke Porter (1840 - 1921)

Henry Kirke Porter (November 24, 1840 – April 10, 1921) was an American businessman and Representative of the United States Congress for Pennsylvania's 31st congressional district. Biography...

2/19/2009 4/27/2015

Elijah B. Stoddard (1826 - 1903)

Elijah Brigham Stoddard (June 5, 1826-September 27, 1903) was an attorney and politician who served in both branches of the Massachusetts legislature, as a member of the Massachusetts Executive Counc...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

James Cooley Fletcher (1823 - 1901)

James Cooley Fletcher (1823–1901) was a Presbyterian minister and missionary with strong activities in Brazilian lands. Fletcher was born in Indianapolis, the son of Calvin Fletcher, a banke...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Zachariah Allen, Jr (1795 - 1882)

Eliza Harriet ARNOLD bTWIN: 5 Oct 1796 in Providence, RI d 30 AUG 1873 m Zachariah Allen. This Zachariah Allen was a famous inventor and industrialist in RI, and was long a president of the RI Historic...

10/14/2008 4/23/2015

John Lauris Blake (1788 - 1858)

John Lauris Blake (1788 – 1858) was an American clergyman and bestselling author. He is best known as the author of the General Biographical Dictionary. Life He was born on 21 December 178...

8/6/2013 4/23/2015

Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 - 1985)

Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 – 1985) was an American architect. Biography Hughes was the grandson of Chief Justice and 1916 Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and the s...

7/4/2011 4/20/2015

Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C., clubs before signing in the late 1980s with C...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Rick Moody MP

"Rick Moody"

Hiram Frederick "Rick" Moody III (born October 18, 1961) is an American novelist and short story writer best known for the 1994 novel The Ice Storm, a chronicle of the dissolution of two suburban Con...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

6/11/2007 4/19/2015

Kerry Kennedy MP

"Kerry Cuomo"

Married in St. Matthew's Cathedral, Wash., D.C. by Father Gerard Creedon, an Irish priest and close family friend.

6/11/2007 4/19/2015

Updated from U.S. Public Records Index by SmartCopy : Nov 27 2014, 1:19:45 UTC Jack A. Markell (born November 26, 1960) is an American politician who is the 73rd and current Governor of Delaware. A...

11/26/2014 4/11/2015

Frank Licht MP (1916 - 1987)

Frank R. Licht (March 13, 1916 – May 30, 1987) was an American politician and the 67th Governor of Rhode Island from 1969 to 1973, serving as the first Jewish Governor in Rhode Island state hist...

2/7/2012 4/10/2015

. Thomas Ewing, Jr. (August 7, 1829 – January 21, 1896) was an attorney, the first chief justice of Kansas and leading free state advocate, Union Army general during the American Civil War, an...

5/22/2009 4/9/2015

Ira Jeffrey Glass[2] (born March 3, 1959) is an American public radio personality and the host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life. Contents [show] Early life[edit] Gla...

1/31/2015 4/8/2015

Alexandra Tydings Luzzatto (born Alexandra Huntingdon Tydings on 15 December 1972) is an American actress, best known for her role as Greek goddess Aphrodite on the television series Hercules: The Le...

1/8/2013 4/7/2015

Lincoln Davenport Chafee ( /ˈtʃeɪfiː/ chay-fee; born March 26, 1953) is an American politician who has been the 74th Governor of Rhode Island since January 2011. Prior to ...

10/24/2011 4/5/2015

Sullivan Ballou (March 28, 1829 – July 28, 1861) was a lawyer, politician, and major in the United States Army. He is best remembered for the eloquent letter he wrote to his wife a week befo...

3/11/2012 3/25/2015

Charles D. Millard (1873 - 1944)

Charles Dunsmore Millard (December 1, 1873 – December 11, 1944) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Millard was born in Tarrytown, New York. ...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

Charles Frederick Herreshoff, III., son of Charles Frederick, II., and Sarah (Brown) Herreshoff, was born July 26, 1809, in Providence, and there passed his childhood and early youth. The elementary po...

7/21/2010 3/10/2015

Raymond Hood (1881 - 1934)

Raymond Mathewson Hood (March 29, 1881 – August 14, 1934) was an American architect who worked in the Art Deco style. Selected works

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

James Brown Herreshoff (1834 - 1930)

James Brown Herreshoff (1834–1930) was an American inventor and chemist who developed first internal-combustion coaphtha-driven motorcycles, invented coil-stream boiler, keels used on racing y...

7/21/2010 3/10/2015

Judge C. G. W. French (b. - 1891)

Charles Grafton Wilberton "C.G.W." French (August 22, 1822 – August 13, 1891) was an American jurist and politician. Raised and educated in New England, he moved to California and served a two-y...

2/15/2015 2/16/2015

Lt. Governor William Greene MP (1797 - 1883)

"Green"

William Greene (lieutenant governor) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Greene (January 1, 1797 - March 24, 1883) was a lieutenant governor of the state of Rhode Island, serving for two ...

2/1/2015 2/7/2015

George Ellett Coghill (1872 - 1941)

George Ellett Coghill (March 17, 1872 – July 23, 1941) was an American philosopher anatomist best known for his work relating neuromuscular system development with movement patterns in embryos...

12/2/2014 12/2/2014

Robert Cushman Murphy (1887 - 1973)

Robert Cushman Murphy (April 29, 1887 – March 20, 1973) was an American ornithologist and Lamont Curator of birds at the American Museum of Natural History. Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New ...

11/29/2014 11/29/2014

Arthur Francis "Bud" Buddington (November 29, 1890 – December 25, 1980) was an American geologist. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he grew up there and in West Mystic, Connecticut. He was educat...

11/28/2014 11/28/2014

Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel (/ˈtʃʌk ˈheɪɡəl/ chuk hay-gəl; born October 4, 1946) is an American politician who was the 24th and United States...

8/19/2014 8/19/2014

Eliphalet Nott (1773 - 1866)

Nott was the second son (and the youngest of nine children) of Stephen and Deborah (Selden) Nott. He was born at Ashford, Connecticut on June 25, 1773. He earned a degree in 1795 from Rhode Island Co...

2/15/2009 6/30/2014

Julian Hartridge (1829 - 1879)

Julian Hartridge (September 29, 1829 – January 8, 1879) was an American politician. He was born in Beaufort County, South Carolina and graduated from Brown University in 1848 and Harvard Law S...

6/22/2014 6/22/2014

Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821 - 1894)

Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821 – January 10, 1894) was a lawyer, newspaper editor, soldier, and Confederate politician from Florida who served in the Congress of the Confederate States during th...

6/22/2014 6/22/2014

Herbert E. Walter (1867 - 1945)

Herbert Eugene Walter, (1867 – 1945), was a prominent biologist, author, Professor at Brown University and researcher. Herbert Walter was born in Burke, Vermont in 1867. He attended the Lynd...

6/13/2014 6/13/2014

Alfred W. Anthony (1860 - 1939)

Alfred W. Anthony (1860–1939) was an American author, Freewill Baptist leader, and religion professor at Bates College in Maine. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Alfred Williams Anthony was b...

10/28/2013 6/13/2014

Howard Aldridge Coffin (June 11, 1877-February 28, 1956) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Coffin was born in Middleborough, Massachusetts and attended the Vermont Academy at Saxtons ...

6/17/2008 6/11/2014

Erastus Brooks (1815 - 1886)

Erastus Brooks (January 31, 1815 Portland, then in the District of Maine, Massachusetts – November 25, 1886 West New Brighton, Staten Island) was an American newspaper editor and politician fr...

9/20/2012 6/9/2014

Solomon Sibley, Judge (1769 - 1846)

Detroit Mayor. Served as the Mayor of Detroit, Michigan, in 1806. Also served as a Member of the Northwest Territory Legislature in 1799, United States District Attorney for Michigan from 1815 to 182...

10/14/2008 6/1/2014

Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer (born March 3, 1970), better known by her stage name Julie Bowen , is an American actress. She attended Brown University, graduating with a BA in Renaissance Studies. She is b...

5/16/2014 5/16/2014

Jared Warner Williams (December 22, 1796 – September 29, 1864) was an American lawyer and politician from Lancaster, New Hampshire. He graduated from Brown University at Providence, Rhode Isla...

5/13/2014 5/13/2014

Nicholas Brown, Jr. (1792 - 1859)

This Nicholas Brown was the third in the family to bear that name. He was the son of Nicholas Brown, Jr., Brown University's famous benefactor (after whom the university is named). Born in 1792, he g...

10/14/2008 2/13/2014

Marcus Morton, II (1819 - 1891)

) Marcus Morton (April 8, 1819– February 10, 1891), American lawyer and jurist who served as Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, was born in Taunton, the son of future G...

5/12/2009 2/3/2014

. Gonzalo Edward "Ned" Buxton Jr. (May 13, 1880 – March 15, 1949) was a Colonel in the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and the commanding officer of Sergeant Alvin C. York. In late...

1/9/2014 1/9/2014

Gordon Keith Chalmers (1904 - 1956)

Gordon Keith Chalmers (7 February 1904 in Waukesha, Wisconsin – 8 May 1956 in Hyannis, Massachusetts) was a scholar of seventeenth-century English thought and letters, president of Rockford Co...

12/14/2013 12/14/2013

Joseph Bucklin Bishop (1847 - 1928)

Joseph Bucklin Bishop (September 5, 1847 – December 13, 1928), was an American newspaper editor (1870–1905), Secretary of the Isthmian Canal Commission in Washington, D.C. and Panama (1...

11/22/2013 11/22/2013

Samuel Cony, Governor (1811 - 1870)

Samuel Cony (February 27, 1811 – October 5, 1870) was an American politician, who most notably served as the 31st Governor of Maine from 1864 to 1867. Early years Cony was born in Augusta,...

11/6/2013 11/6/2013

Thomas O. Paine (1921 - 1992)

Thomas Otten Paine (November 9, 1921 – May 4, 1992), an American scientist and advocate of Space exploration, was the third Administrator of NASA, serving from March 21, 1969 to September 15, ...

11/6/2013 11/6/2013

Born January 19, 1837(1837-01-19) Philadelphia Died June 7, 1932 (aged 95) Philadelphia Children Dora Keen (1871-1863) Walter Jackson Freeman I Relatives Walter Jackson Freeman II, gran...

8/4/2010 11/6/2013

Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878 - 1972)

"Lillian Moller"

Lillian Moller Gilbreth (born Lillie Evelyn Moller; May 24, 1878 – January 2, 1972) was an American psychologist and industrial engineer. One of the first working female engineers holding a Ph...

2/25/2012 11/6/2013

) Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (also Anthony, DeWolf, De Wolf, and DeWolfe; 1808–1895) was an Episcopal priest and later first Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, USA. Earl...

10/28/2013 10/28/2013

Dorothy Viets Schell quotes the Dictionary of American Biography: ". . . Alexander's early years were spent on his father's farm, but when he was ten years old, since he displayed more interest in ...

3/30/2008 10/28/2013

Virgil Maxcy (1785 - 1844)

Virgil Maxcy (5 May 1785–28 February 1844) was an American political figure. He was born in Massachusetts, and spent his adult years in Maryland. He was killed in 1844 in a shipboard accident,...

3/21/2009 10/28/2013

Jonathan Maxcy (1768 - 1820)

"Rev."

Jonathan Maxcy (September 2, 1768 – June 4, 1820) was the second president of Brown University (then known as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations); the t...

10/14/2008 10/28/2013