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Charles Francis Meserve (1850 - 1936)

Charles Francis Meserve, educator and author, was born at Abington, Plymouth County, Mass., the son of Charles, a shoemaker and farmer, and Susan Smith Blanchard Meserve. His forebear, Clement Meserv...

5/4/2020 5/25/2020

Kathryn Smith (1918 - 2008)

DURHAM — Kathryn (Carson) Smith, 90, of Durham, died Tuesday, Dec., 30, 2008, at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover after a brief illness. She was born April 7, 1918, in East Brooksville, Maine, the ...

1/16/2010 10/11/2017

Richard Bradford Holmes (1916 - 2007)

Born, raised, and educated in Whitman, he was a graduate of Thayer Academy and attended Colby College and Babson College. Mr. Holmes served in the Yankee 26th Division of the Army during World War II...

4/22/2017 4/22/2017

Ben Bradlee, Jr. MP

"Ben Bradlee", "Jr."

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Ben Bradlee, Jr. is an American journalist and writer. He was a reporter and editor at The Boston Globe for 25 years, including a period when he supervised the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into...

10/25/2008 10/10/2016

Isaac Jakob Schoenberg MP (1903 - 1990)

"Isidor", "Iso"

Isaac Jacob Schoenberg (April 21, 1903 – February 21, 1990) was a Romanian-American mathematician, known for his discovery of splines.

4/24/2011 8/20/2016

George Dana Boardman (1801 - 1831)

He was a missionary to Burmah who d. at Tavoy age 30 yr. -------------------- ) George Dana Boardman (February 8, 1801 – February 11, 1831) was an American missionary. He was born in Livermore, Mai...

4/2/2013 8/17/2015

Thomas Badger (1792 - 1868)

Biography Thomas Badger (1792–1868) was an artist in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 19th-century. He specialized in portraits.[1][2] He trained with John Ritto Penniman.[3] Portrait subjects included:...

5/2/2015 6/14/2015

Elbridge Baker Ross, Jr. (1909 - 1980)

Elbridge Ross attended Colby College where he played both hockey and baseball. After graduating with a B.S. degree from Colby, Ross played amateur hockey before being selected for the 1936 Olympic team...

5/29/2015 5/30/2015

William (Billy) Hall Bush MP

"Billy Bush"

William Hall "Billy" Bush (born October 13, 1971) is an American radio and television host. He hosts The Billy Bush Show, a nationally syndicated radio show that airs throughout the U.S. through Dial...

5/15/2008 5/18/2015

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...

10/19/2013 4/27/2015

Leonard Woods (1807 - 1878)

) Leonard Woods (November 24, 1807 – December 24, 1878) was the fourth president of Bowdoin College. Life and career Born in Newbury, Massachusetts, Woods attended Phillips Andover Academy before...

4/5/2015 4/5/2015

Theophilus C. Abbot (1826 - 1892)

Theophilus Capen Abbot was born on April 29, 1826, in Vassaboro, Maine, and spent his early life in Augusta, Maine. At the age of fifteen he entered Colby University (later Colby College) at Watervil...

6/27/2014 6/27/2014

Leslie C. Cornish (1854 - 1925)

Leslie Colby Cornish (October 8, 1854 - June 24, 1925) was a Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Personal Cornish was born on October 8, 1854 in Winslow, Maine to Colby Coombs Corn...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Angier Louis Goodwin (1881 - 1975)

Angier Louis Goodwin (January 30, 1881 – June 20, 1975) was a Representative from Massachusetts. He graduated from Colby College in 1902, and attended Harvard Law School three years later. He was a...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Asher Hinds (1863 - 1919)

Asher Crosby Hinds (b. February 6, 1863, Benton - d. May 1, 1919 in Washington, D.C.) was a United States Representative from Maine. He attended the public schools and Coburn Classical Institute. H...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Richard C. Shannon (1839 - 1920)

Richard Cutts Shannon (February 12, 1839 - October 5, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New London, Connecticut, Shannon was graduated from the grammar and high sch...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Alfred Eliab Buck (February 7, 1832 – December 4, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Biography Born in Foxcroft, Maine, Buck was graduated from Waterville College (now Colby College) in ...

12/31/2013 6/9/2014

Hon. Nelson Dingley Jr (1832 - 1899)

Nelson was a Representative from Maine. He attended the common schools at Unity, Maine, Waterville Seminary, and Waterville College. He graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in 1855. He graduat...

8/16/2009 6/9/2014

Seth L. Milliken (1831 - 1897)

Seth Llewellyn Milliken (December 12, 1831 - April 18, 1897) was a U.S. Representative from Maine. Early life Born in Montville, Maine, Milliken attended the common schools and Waterville College...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Mark Hill Dunnell (July 2, 1823 – August 9, 1904) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota from 1871 to 1883 and from 1889 to 1891. Biography Born in Buxton, York Coun...

8/12/2012 6/9/2014

Benjamin White Norris (January 22, 1819 - January 26, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Early life and education Born in Monmouth, Maine, Norris prepared for college at Monmouth Acade...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

James S. Wiley (1808 - 1891)

James Sullivan Wiley (January 22, 1808 - December 21, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Maine. Born in Mercer, Maine, Wiley moved to Bethel, Maine, in 1826. He attended Gould's Academy and was g...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Wyman Moor, U.S. Senator (1811 - 1869)

Wyman Bradbury Seavy Moor (November 11, 1811 – March 10, 1869) was an American politician and lawyer from the U.S. state of Maine. His political career, interspersed with periods in private law pract...

1/4/2012 6/9/2014

James Brooks (1810 - 1873)

) James Brooks (November 10, 1810 – April 30, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War. He was born on November 10, 1810, in Portland, Maine. A...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Congressman, Acting Governor and President of the Maine Senate. U.S. Representative from Maine (1838-1839), Member of State Senate (1842-1843), United States marshal for the district of Maine (1844...

11/27/2013 6/9/2014

George Horace Lorimer MP (1867 - 1937)

Occupation Journalist, Author, Editor Known for The Saturday Evening Post & the Curtis Publishing Company George Horace Lorimer, Saturday Evening Post prominence in the Saturday Evening Post "The S...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Jack Coombs (1882 - 1957)

"Colby Jack", "Uncle John"

John Wesley "Jack" Coombs (November 18, 1882 – April 15, 1957), nicknamed "Colby Jack" after his alma mater, was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1906–...

8/3/2007 6/9/2014

Doris Kearns Goodwin MP

"Bubbles", ""Bubbles""

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Historian and author. Has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Political Science. She is one of our country's foremost Presidential historians. She and her husband have three sons. Besides her love f...

9/19/2012 6/9/2014

Edward John Gurney (January 12, 1914 – May 14, 1996) was an American politician from Florida, where he served as a Representative and a United States Senator. He was the first Republican Senator elec...

9/16/2012 6/9/2014

Llewellyn Powers (1836 - 1908)

Llewellyn Powers (October 14, 1836 – July 28, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Maine and the 44th Governor of Maine. Born in Pittsfield, Maine, Powers attended the common schools of Pittsfield ...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

Harris Merrill Plaisted (November 2, 1828 – January 31, 1898) was an American Civil War general, U.S. Congressman, and the 38th Governor of Maine. Biography Plaisted was born in Jefferson, New Ha...

6/6/2011 6/9/2014

George Allen Ramsdell (March 11, 1834 – November 16, 1900) was an American lawyer, businessman, and Republican politician from Nashua, New Hampshire. Born in Milford, New Hampshire, he served in ...

4/23/2013 6/9/2014

Samuel Cony, Governor (1811 - 1870)

"Coney"

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, Maine ...

11/6/2013 6/9/2014

Daniel Tarbox Jewett (September 14, 1807 – October 7, 1906) was a United States Senator from Missouri in 1870 and 1871. Born in Pittston, Maine, he completed preparatory studies, attended Colby Colle...

1/24/2012 6/9/2014

Lot Myrick Morrill (May 3, 1813 – January 10, 1883) was an American statesman who served as the 28th Governor of Maine, in the United States Senate and as Secretary of the Treasury. He was born i...

1/3/2012 6/9/2014

Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns (1839-1891) was an American politician. He served as the 11th Governor of Florida, from 1874 to 1877. Born in Lovell, Maine on April 29, 1839, he attended Colby College an...

5/1/2010 6/9/2014

Elijah Parish Lovejoy MP (1802 - 1837)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Elijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, ...

12/29/2009 6/9/2014

Henry Merriam was awarded the Medal of Honor. Major General Merriam was born in 1837. Earned the Medal of Honor in 1865; it was granted in 1894. He died in 1912, and is buried in Arlington National...

10/14/2008 6/9/2014

) Cyrus Hamlin (April 26, 1839 – August 28, 1867) was an attorney, politician, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Hamlin was born in Hampden, Maine, a suburb of Bangor. ...

8/30/2008 6/9/2014

Maj. Gen. Benjamin Franklin Butler, USA MP (1818 - 1893)

""Beast Butler""

'Benjamin Franklin Butler Biographies Butler Family of Massachusetts Source: Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, Cutler and Adams (1910). Tra...

6/6/2007 6/9/2014