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PIERSON, Isaac, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 15, 1770; attended private schools; was graduated from Princeton College in 1789; studied medicine; was gr...

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Lindley Miller Keasbey (1867 - 1946)

KEASBEY, LINDLEY MILLER (1867–1946). Lindley Miller Keasbey, teacher, scholar, and activist, was born on February 24, 1867, in Newark, New Jersey, the son of wealthy and aristocratic Anthony Qui...

9/27/2016 Yesterday

John Delaney, a Representative from Maryland; born in Wood-Ridge, Bergen County, N.J., April 16, 1963; B.S., Columbia University, New York, N.Y., 1985; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., ...

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Leon Fraser (1889 - 1945)

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Robert James "Jim" Nicholson (born February 4, 1938) is an attorney, real estate developer, and a former Republican Party chairman. He was the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs from January...

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Lionel Kennedy Legge (1889 - 1970)

Legge was a Supreme Court Justice for South Carolina as well as serving in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1943 to 1944 and 1947 to 1954. He was also a veteran of World War II.

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Jacques Martin Barzun (1907 - 2012)

Jacques Martin Barzun (born November 30, 1907) is a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He has written on a wide range of topics, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of educat...

3/6/2012 9/18/2016

Peter Kenen MP (1932 - 2012)

Peter B. Kenen (November 30, 1932 – December 17, 2012) was a Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and Walker Professor of Economics and International Fi...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

Arthur Frank Burns MP (1904 - 1987)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jul 1 2016, 1:18:29 UTC Arthur Frank Burns (August 27, 1904 – June 26, 1987) was an American economist. His career alternated between academi...

1/21/2014 9/15/2016

Marek Marian Belka (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmarɛk ˈbɛlka] ( listen); b. 9 January 1952 in Łódź) is a Polish professor of Economics, a former Prime Min...

9/9/2016 9/12/2016

William Beach Lawrence (1800 - 1881)

William Beach Lawrence (23 October 1800 – 26 March 1881) was an American politician and jurist who served as lieutenant governor of Rhode Island from 1851 to 1852 under Governor Philip Allen. ...

5/31/2011 9/8/2016

Marina von Neumann Whitman (born March 6, 1935) is an American economist. She is a Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business as we...

10/2/2010 9/8/2016

Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 - 1960)

Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 – 26 February 1960) was an American historian, specialising on the judicial and administrative history of medieval England. Putnam grew up in Philadelphia, the daught...

11/18/2010 9/5/2016

James I. Roosevelt (1795 - 1875)

"James I. Roosevelt"

James John Roosevelt, known as James I. (December 14, 1795 – April 5, 1875) was an American politician, jurist, businessman, and member of the Roosevelt family. His brother Cornelius Roosevelt...

2/27/2009 9/4/2016

Hugh Maxwell (1778 - 1873)

Hugh Maxwell (1787 Paisley, Scotland – March 31, 1873 New York City) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life Maxwell graduated from Columbia College in 1808. Then he stud...

8/31/2016 8/31/2016

Christopher Lasch (1932 - 1994)


Robert Christopher (Kit) Lasch (June 1, 1932 – February 14, 1994) was an American historian, moralist, and social critic. Mentored by William Leuchtenburg at Columbia University, Lasch was a...

8/31/2016 8/31/2016

Herbert L. Anderson (1914 - 1988)

"Enrico Fermi laureate worked on Manhattan Project"

Herbert L. Anderson (24 May 1914 in New York City, New York – 16 July 1988 in Los Alamos, New Mexico) was an American nuclear physicist who contributed to the Manhattan Project. Anderson con...

2/18/2009 8/30/2016

Henry James Anderson (1799 - 1875)

Henry James Anderson (February 6, 1799 – October 19, 1875) was an American scientist and educator. He was born in New York City, and graduated from Columbia College in 1818 he subsequently stu...

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Jean Bie (1917 - 2014)

8/28/2016 8/28/2016

Wikipedia: English Prince Hussain Aga Khan is the third child and second son of Aga Khan IV and his first wife, Sarah Croker-Poole.

1/2/2012 8/26/2016

Dr. Alfred Appel, Jr. MP (1934 - 2009)

Dr. Alfred Appel (uh-PELL) was a famed Jewish-American professor of English and scholar of modernism, best known for being the foremost authority on his former instructor Vladimir Nabokov. Early Life...

10/25/2010 8/25/2016

Irv Newhouse (1920 - 2001)

Irving R. Newhouse (October 20, 1920 – March 29, 2001) was an American politician in the state of Washington. He served in the Washington House of Representatives from 1965 to 1980 for distric...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

Beto O'Rourke , a Representative from Texas; born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., September 26, 1972; attended El Paso High School and graduated from Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, Va.;...

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Hugh Malcolm Downs b. February 14, 1921 Akron, Ohio parents: Milton Downs and Edith Hicks wife: Ruth Shaheen, married 1944 daughter: Deirdre Downs Hugh Malcolm Downs is a long-time Americ...

8/11/2016 8/12/2016

George Horace Gallup (1901 - 1984)

George Horace Gallup (November 18, 1901 – July 26, 1984) was an American pioneer of survey sampling techniques and inventor of the Gallup poll, a successful statistical method of survey sampling...

9/25/2008 8/11/2016

Pulitzer prize-winning war correspondent

8/22/2009 8/6/2016

George Helm Yeaman (1829 - 1908)

George Helm Yeaman (November 1, 1829 – February 23, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Early life and education Yeaman was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, the son of Lucretia ...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Ella Cara Deloria MP (1888 - 1971)

"Aŋpétu Wašté Wiŋ (Beautiful Day Woman)"

Ella Cara Deloria (January 31, 1889 – February 12, 1971), (Yankton Dakota), also called Aŋpétu Wašté Wiŋ (Beautiful Day Woman), was an educator, anthropologist...

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Kate McKinnon is an American actor and comedian. She is best known for having been a cast member of the show Saturday Night Live . Kate’s paternal grandparents are William K. Berthold (the son...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is an Chinese American cellist, virtuoso, and orchestral composer. He has received multiple Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001 and the Presidential Medal ...

8/26/2007 7/6/2016

. John B. King Jr. (born 1975), is the Secretary of Education at the U.S. Department of Education. Immediately before he assumed leadership of the Department, he served as its Acting Deputy Secretary...

7/3/2016 7/4/2016

Hamilton Fish II (April 17, 1849 Albany, Albany County, New York - January 15, 1936) was an American lawyer and politician. Life He was the son of Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean and Hamilton Fish. H...

2/10/2011 7/2/2016

Bretaigne Windust (1906 - 1960)

Ernest Bretaigne Windust (January 20, 1906 – March 19, 1960) was a US-based French-born theater, film, and television director. Early life He was born in Paris, the son of English violin v...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

George Cary, architect (1859 - 1945)

) George Cary was a Buffalo architect who is best remembered there for his design of the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society Museum. Career

1/15/2011 6/28/2016

Charles Fenno Hoffman (1806 - 1884)

Charles Fenno Hoffman (February 7, 1806 – June 7, 1884) was an American author, poet and editor associated with the Knickerbocker Group in New York.

8/30/2013 6/28/2016

Wm Theodore de Bary MP


Tappan, Rockland County, New York, United States

Tappan, Rockland County, New York, United States

William Theodore "Ted" de Bary is an American sinologist and East Asian literature scholar who serves as John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost Emeritus at Columbia University. D...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Rollo May (1909 - 1994)

Rollo Reece May (April 21, 1909 – October 22, 1994) was an American existential psychologist and author of the influential book Love and Will (1969). He is often associated with humanistic psy...

2/15/2014 6/26/2016

Abraham Van Vechten (1762 - 1837)

Abraham Van Vechten (December 5, 1762 – January 6, 1837) was an American lawyer and a Federalist politician who served twice as New York State Attorney General.

9/5/2008 6/24/2016

Alfred Zoltan Owen (1894 - 1980)

Arrived in 1905 aboard the ship Noordam in (Ellis Island) NYC together with his mother, brother and sister. Graduated Columbia University with a degree in architecture. In 1911 established Universa...

4/30/2009 6/23/2016

Philip Young (1910 - 1987)

Philip Young (May 9, 1910 – January 15, 1987) was an American government official and diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to the Netherlands. )

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Samuel Fowler, (grandson of Samuel Fowler [1779-1844]), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y., March 22, 1851; attended the Newton (N.J.) Academy, Princeton College...

4/8/2015 6/8/2016

Kathleen Alana "Katie" McGinty (born May 11, 1963) is an American former state and federal environmental policy official. She served as an environmental advisor to Vice President Al Gore and Presiden...

6/6/2016 6/7/2016

Robert K. Merton (1910 - 2003)

"Meyer Robert Schkolnick"

Nobel Prize winning Sociologist. His works included Sociological theory, method, and research. Merton is also noted for his studies in Mass Communication by the Sociological perspective. He worked clos...

4/10/2016 6/6/2016

Katherine Safford Church (1902 - 1988)

She attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts for a year and went on to receive her Certificate of Physical Education in 1923 at the Kellogg School of Physical Education in Battle Creek, Michigan. ...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

She was a graduate of Dana Hall, Wellesley, Massachusetts and a graduate of Wellesley College, 1903 Prior to her marriage,she was the ass't principal at Walnut Hill School, Natick, Massachusetts; i...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Stark Young (1881 - 1963)

Stark Young wrote several books on the theatre and dozens of works of fiction. Young grew up in Mississippi and his boyhood experiences and love for southern culture influenced his writings, including ...

5/29/2016 5/29/2016

Walker Percy (1916 - 1990)

Walker Percy (May 28, 1916 – May 10, 1990) was an American Southern author whose interests included philosophy and semiotics. Percy is best known for his philosophical novels set in and around...

2/16/2008 5/27/2016

Judge Ogden Hoffman, Jr. (1822 - 1891)

. Ogden Hoffman, Jr. (October 16, 1822 - August 9, 1891) was a United States federal judge. He was born in New York City, son of Ogden Hoffman. He received an A.B. from Columbia University in 1840 ...

8/30/2013 5/26/2016

Lucy Somerville Howorth (1895 - 1997)

Lucy Somerville Howorth was an advocate for women's rights and a lawyer who served as a U.S. District Court magistrate judge and state representative from Hinds County. She was appointed to the Board...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Hartley Burr Alexander (1873 - 1939)

Hartley Burr Alexander, PhD (1873–1939), was an American philosopher, writer, educator, scholar, poet, and iconographer. Alexander was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 9, 1873. His father...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Alvin Saunders Johnson (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...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Mary Calderone (1904 - 1998)

Mary Steichen Calderone (July 1, 1904 - October 24, 1998) was a physician and a public health advocate for sexual education. She served as president and co-founder of the Sex Information and Educatio...

2/25/2012 5/22/2016

Mona Elizabeth Simpson (born Mona Jandali; June 14, 1957) is an American novelist. She has written six novels and is a professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the S...

10/25/2010 5/22/2016

Robert Moog MP (1934 - 2005)

Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog (/ˈmoʊɡ/ MOHG; May 23, 1934 – August 21, 2005), founder of Moog Music, was an American engineer and pioneer of electronic music, best known as the...

5/23/2012 5/21/2016

William Shankland Andrews (September 25, 1858 in Syracuse, New York - August 5, 1936 in Syracuse, NY) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Miriam Cedarbaum MP (1929 - 2016)

New York Times Obituary: Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, a federal judge in Manhattan who presided over the trial that sent the domesticity expert Martha Stewart to prison for lying to the government about...

2/10/2016 5/17/2016

Grace Andrews (1869 - 1951)

Grace Andrews (May 30, 1869 – July 27, 1951) was an American mathematician. Andrews obtained her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in 1890. She received an A.M. from Columbia Unive...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Robert Adrain (1775 - 1843)

Robert Adrain (30 September 1775 – 10 August 1843) was a scientist and mathematician, considered one of the most brilliant mathematical minds of the time in America. He is chiefly remembered f...

10/28/2014 5/17/2016

Charlotte H. Bruner (1917 - 1999)

Charlotte H. Bruner (1917–1999) was an American scholar who was one of the first in the United States to write extensively about, and translate the work of, African women writers. She was indu...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016
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David Paterson was the 55th Governor of New York. He was the first governor of New York of African American heritage and only the second legally blind governor of any U.S. state. He was the majority le...

7/29/2011 5/15/2016

Jerrold Lewis Nadler, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, June 13, 1947; graduated from Stuyvesant High School, New York, N.Y., 1965; B.A., Columbia University, ...

5/14/2016 5/15/2016

Phillips Verner Bradford (1940 - 2013)

Phillips graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1962 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, where he also served as President of the Wilson Hall residence (na...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

George Wilkins Guthrie (1848 - 1917)

Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1906-1909, and Ambassador to Japan, 1913-1917. George Wilkins Guthrie was born in Pittsburgh on September 5, 1848 to John B. Guthrie and Catherine Murray Guthrie....

10/14/2015 5/14/2016

Leonard Jeffries Jr. (born 1937) is an African-American professor of Black Studies at the City College of New York, part of the City University of New York. Leonard Jeffries is a political scientist,...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

John Purroy Mitchel MP (1879 - 1918)

John Purroy Mitchel was the mayor of New York from 1914 to 1917. At age 34 he was the second-youngest ever; he is sometimes referred to as "The Boy Mayor of New York." Mayor Mitchel is remembered for h...

6/3/2012 5/14/2016

Herman Wouk (pronounced /ˈwoʊk/ "woke"; born May 27, 1915) is a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning Jewish American author with a number of notable novels to his credit, including The Cai...

2/2/2009 5/10/2016

Robert Kenneth Kraft[2] (born June 5, 1941) is an American business magnate. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Kraft Group, a diversified holding company with assets in paper and ...

1/16/2008 5/10/2016

Chester Rapkin MP (b. - 2001)

1/25/2009 5/9/2016

James Graham Phelps Stokes, M.D. (1872 - 1960)


Yale class of 1892, he earned a medical degree from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, he was president of the State Bank of NV, owned the NV Central Railroad James Graham Phel...

2/18/2009 5/8/2016

Edward Faraday Weston (1878 - 1971)

Edward Faraday Weston: Born in Newark on October 24, 1878 Edward F. Weston graduated from Columbia University in 1900 with a degree in electrical engineering. He began work at the Weston Instrument C...

1/12/2008 5/4/2016

Bernard Emmanuel Spitzer (1924 - 2014)

Bernard Spitzer, a prominent New York City real estate developer and philanthropist who supported his son Eliot’s political career and at times became entangled in it, died on Saturday at his ho...

8/1/2011 5/4/2016

Henry Warren Raymond (1847 - 1925)

Henry Warren Raymond, (1847–1925), was an 1869 graduate of Yale College, and, in the same year, was initiated as a member of the Skull and Bones secret society. He also graduated from Columbia U...

7/1/2014 5/3/2016

Lt. Gov. Henry J. Raymond, US Congress (1820 - 1869)

"co-founder of The New York Times"

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24, 1820 – June 18, 1869) was an American journalist and politician and co-founder of The New York Times with George Jones. He was born on January 24, 1820, on ...

6/23/2014 5/3/2016

Peter Townsend Barlow (1857 - 1921)

Peter Townsend Barlow (July 21, 1857 – May 9, 1921) was an American jurist who served as a New York City Magistrate for nearly two decades.

4/29/2016 4/29/2016

Brander Matthews (1852 - 1929)

James Brander Matthews (February 21, 1852 – March 31, 1929) was an American writer and educator. He was the first full-time professor of dramatic literature at an American university and playe...

4/29/2016 4/29/2016

Lucile Petry Leone (1902 - 1999)

Lucile Petry Leone (January 23, 1902 – November 25, 1999) was an American nurse who was the founding director of the Cadet Nurse Corps in 1943. Because the Nurse Corps met its recruiting quota...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Mabel Vernon (1883 - 1975)

Mabel Vernon (September 19, 1883 – September 2, 1975) was a U.S. suffragist, pacifist, and a national leader in the United States suffrage movement. She was a Quaker and a member of the Americ...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Kenneth Joseph Arrow (born August 23, 1921) is an American economist and joint winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972. To date, he is the youngest person to have receiv...

2/17/2007 4/20/2016

George Joseph Stigler (January 17, 1911 – December 1, 1991) was a U.S. economist. He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1982 , and was a key leader of the Chicago School of Eco...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Weeb Ewbank (1907 - 1998)

Wilbur Charles "Weeb" Ewbank (May 6, 1907 – November 17, 1998) was an American professional football coach. He led the Baltimore Colts to NFL championships in 1958 and 1959 and the New York Je...

7/1/2014 4/17/2016

Ogden Hoffman, US Congress (1794 - 1856)


Ogden Hoffman (October 13, 1794 – May 1, 1856) was an American lawyer and politician. Hoffman was born on October 13, 1794, the son of New York Attorney General Josiah Ogden Hoffman (1766 ...

5/16/2013 4/17/2016

Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946) is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Edward Everett Robbins, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born at Robbins Station, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 27, 1860; attended the public schools, Indiana (Pa.) Normal School, and Elders...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Jack Richard Miller, a Senator from Iowa; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 6, 1916; moved to Sioux City, Iowa, with his parents in 1932; graduated from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebr., in 19...

6/15/2015 4/13/2016

Martin Lewis Perl (June 24, 1927 – September 30, 2014) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton. Life and career Perl was born...

3/14/2016 4/13/2016

Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was the first woman in the US Congress. A Republican, she was elected statewide in Montana in 1916 and again in 1940. A lifelong pacif...

2/22/2012 4/12/2016

Barry Mills (born September 8, 1950) was the fourteenth president of Bowdoin College and the fifth one to be an alumnus.

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Israel Elazer Goldberg (1909 - 1978)

"Izzie", "Izzy", "Iz", "Goldie", "IEG", "Isadore", "Isidore ישראל אליעזר ב'ר יחיאל מאיר"

Birth - To be continued High School - To be continued College - To be continued Marriage - To be continued Israel GOLDBERG was an elementary school teacher in the Greenfield Park, NY One Room S...

7/22/2007 4/9/2016

Douglas Neal Letter, Esq, Attorney U.S. Department of Justice, College Law Professor MP

"Schmule Nachman", "Doug", "Schmulke"

Maryland, USA

Maryland, USA

From THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL website: Cousin Douglas Letter is the son of Harvey and Glory Letter (nee Alprin), the brother of Gordon Archer Letter, Esq and first cousin of Gary H...

11/16/2014 4/9/2016

Harvey Letter, Esq (1923 - 1989)

"Chaim Chune", "Chune", "Zin", "Uncle Harvey"

Written by Douglas Letter, December 2013, the second child of Harvey and Glory Letter. "[My father, Harvey Letter] went into the Army in 1943, he tested very high in intelligence and language skills....

5/14/2013 4/9/2016

Charles William Stahl, RPh (1907 - 1990)

"Yeshaya Ze'ev", "Charlie"

7/13/2010 4/9/2016

Frank "Buck" O'Neill (1875 - 1958)

Frank J. "Buck" O'Neill (March 6, 1875 – April 21, 1958) was an American football player and coach. He served as head football coach at Colgate University (1902, 1904–1905), Syracuse Un...

8/10/2013 4/6/2016

Henry R. Kravis (born January 6, 1944) is an American businessman. He is the co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm with $94.3 billion in assets as of December 31, 2013. H...

3/24/2016 3/25/2016

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

John Werner Kluge MP (1914 - 2010)

John W. Kluge, who parlayed a small fortune from a Fritos franchise into a multibillion-dollar communications empire that made him one of the richest men in America, died on Tuesday night at a family h...

6/13/2010 3/22/2016

Matthew Josephson MP (1899 - 1978)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Matthew Josephson (February 15, 1899 – March 13, 1978) was an American journalist and author of works on nineteenth-century French literature and twentiet...

3/15/2009 3/18/2016

Leon M. Lederman, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1988 MP

Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, United States

Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, United States

Leon Max Lederman (born July 15, 1922) is an American experimental physicist who received, along with Martin Lewis Perl, the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1982 , for their research on quarks and leptons, an...

3/12/2016 3/12/2016