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Kurt Schrader, a Representative from Oregon; born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., October 19, 1951; graduated from Champaign Centennial High School, Champaign, Ill., 1969; B.A., Cornell Unive...

6/22/2016 7/4/2016

Frank Douglas Wagner (born August 6, 1945) was the 15th Reporter of Decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1987 to 2010. Born in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, Mr. Wagner received his...

6/25/2016 7/4/2016

William Caryl Ely (1856 - 1921)

William Caryl Ely (February 25, 1856 – December 14, 1921) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Early life and education W. Caryl Ely was born on February 25, 1856, in Middl...

7/2/2016 7/2/2016

) Sir George Edward Gordon Catlin (29 July 1896 – 8 February 1979) was an English political scientist and philosopher. A strong proponent of Anglo-America cooperation, he worked for many years...

1/30/2011 6/28/2016

Clement Woodnutt Miller (October 28, 1916 – October 7, 1962) was a U.S. Representative from California, He was a grandson of Charles R. Miller and a nephew of Thomas W. Miller. Born in Wil...

4/20/2013 6/27/2016

John Lossing Buck (1890 - 1985)

11/17/2011 6/26/2016

Isabella Yen 嚴倚雲 (1912 - 1991)

7/20/2013 6/26/2016

Jaromír Weinberger (1896 - 1967)

Jaromír Weinberger, he was a twin of Božena (born in January 8, 1896). He was a famous composer (Švanda dudák opera, it was also on repertoire of Metropolitan Opera in NY). ...

5/10/2012 6/24/2016

Katherine Clark, U.S. Congress MP

Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Katherine Marlea Clark (born July 17, 1963) is an American politician who has served as the United States Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district since 2013. The district includes...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Jim Bridenstine, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 15, 1975; graduated from Jenks High School, Tulsa, Okla., 1993; B.A., Rice University, Houston, Texas...

6/8/2016 6/19/2016

Theodore Weld Stanton (1851 - 1925)

Theodore Stanton (10 February 1851, Seneca Falls, New York - 1925) was a United States journalist. Biography He was the son of journalist and abolitionist Henry Brewster Stanton and reformer Eliz...

8/3/2010 6/15/2016

Clifford Williams (1885 - 1971)

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Henry W. Sage (1814 - 1897)

Henry W. Sage (31 January 1814 - 1897) was a wealthy New York State businessman, philanthropist, and early benefactor and trustee of Cornell University.[1] Sage was born in Middletown, Connecticut, a...

9/13/2009 6/12/2016

Goldwin Smith (1823 - 1910)

Goldwin Smith was a British historian and journalist, active in the United Kingdom and Canada.

11/8/2008 6/12/2016

Henry Shaler Williams (1847 - 1918)

Henry Shaler Williams (March 6, 1847-July 31, 1918) was an American geologist. He was the son of State Senator Josiah B. Williams (1810–1883). He graduated from Yale College and studied with...

4/17/2014 6/12/2016

Olaf Martinius Brauner (1869 - 1947)

"O.M."

6/11/2016 6/11/2016

Herbert Fisk Johnson, Jr (1899 - 1978)

6/23/2008 6/11/2016

Education: BA in Economics from Cornell University; MBA from Harvard Business School. Experience: Sam Johnson served as Chairman Emeritus of SC Johnson from October 2000 until his passing in May 2004...

6/23/2008 6/11/2016
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Nora Stanton Blatch Barney (September 30, 1883 – January 18, 1971) was an American civil engineer, architect, and suffragist. She was born Nora Stanton Blatch in Basingstoke, Hampshire, Engl...

10/27/2009 6/3/2016

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

Bill Maher MP

"Bill Maher"

William "Bill" Maher, Jr. born January 20, 1956, is an American stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, author, and actor. Before his current role as the host of HBO's Real Time with...

2/27/2012 5/17/2016

Christopher Gibson, a Representative from New York; born in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, N.Y., May 13, 1964; graduated from Ichabod Crane High School, Kinderhook, N.Y.; B.A., Siena College, Loudo...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords (born June 8, 1970) is an American politician. A Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, she has represented Arizona's 8th congressional district...

2/25/2011 4/23/2016

Sam Steiger, a Representative from Arizona; born in New York City, March 10, 1929; attended grade and high schools in New York City; attended Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and Colorado A.&M., For...

4/21/2016 4/21/2016

David Morris Lee (born January 20, 1931) is an American physicist who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics with Robert C. Richardson and Douglas Osheroff "for their discovery of superfluidity in heli...

3/31/2016 4/21/2016

Frank Gannett (1876 - 1957)

Frank Ernest Gannett (September 15, 1876 – December 3, 1957) was an American publisher who founded the media corporation Gannett Company, Inc. He began his career in 1906 as half owner of the ...

4/20/2016 4/20/2016

James McLamore (1926 - 1996)

James Whitman "Jim" McLamore (May 30, 1926 – August 9, 1996) was with David Edgerton responsible for the expansion of the Burger King fast food franchise McLamore attended Northfield Mount H...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Jim Tatum (1913 - 1959)

James M. "Big Jim" Tatum (July 22, 1913 – July 23, 1959) was an American football and baseball player and coach. Tatum served as the head football coach at the University of North Carolina at ...

2/20/2012 4/11/2016

Maxie Callaway Baughan, Jr. (born August 3, 1938) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, and the Washington Redskins. Baugh...

3/15/2015 4/2/2016

William Oscar Bates (1852 - d.)

3/20/2016 3/20/2016

Sawnie Robertson Aldredge (November 13, 1890 – May 13, 1949), attorney and judge, was mayor of Dallas from 1921 to 1923.

3/19/2016 3/19/2016

Michael Fisher MP

Maryland, United States

Maryland, United States

Michael Ellis Fisher (born 3 September 1931) is an English physicist, as well as chemist and mathematician, known for his many seminal contributions to statistical physics, including but not restricted...

3/12/2016 3/12/2016

Freeman John Dyson FRS (born 15 December 1923) is an English-born American theoretical physicist and mathematician, known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuc...

12/21/2009 3/12/2016

Elizabeth Garrett MP (1963 - 2016)

"Beth"

Helen Elizabeth Garrett, commonly known as Elizabeth Garrett or Beth Garrett, (1963 – March 6, 2016), was an American professor of law and academic administrator. In 2010, she became Provost and...

3/7/2016 3/7/2016

Kenneth Geddes Wilson (June 8, 1936 – June 15, 2013) was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics. He was awarded the 1982 Nobel Pr...

12/18/2013 2/28/2016

Carl Gunderson, Governor (1864 - 1933)

Carl Gunderson (June 20, 1864 – February 16, 1933) was the 11th Governor of South Dakota. Gunderson, a Republican from Mitchell, South Dakota, served from 1925 to 1927. Biography Gunderson...

10/2/2013 2/15/2016

Tung Shen 沈同 (1911 - 1992)

"子異"

7/6/2014 2/5/2016

Shu-tien Li 李書田 (1900 - 1988)

"耕硯"

4/26/2014 1/22/2016

Capt. Donald W. Kiley (1925 - 2009)

Donald W. Kiley, 83, a retired Navy captain who became a technical director for Semcor Inc., died of cardiac arrest April 21 at his home in Fairfax County. Capt. Kiley served in the Navy as a surface...

12/31/2015 12/31/2015

James Benjamin Peake (born June 18, 1944) is a former United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, serving from 2007 to 2009. In 2004, he retired from a 38-year United States Army career. He also ser...

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

Henry Eugene Baskerville (1867 - 1946)

Architect. A graduate of Cornell University, one of his important projects was the renovation and expansion of the Virginia State Capitol (1904).

9/2/2015 12/8/2015

Larry Tanenbaum MP

Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

4/27/2011 12/2/2015

12/1/2015 12/1/2015

Li-ying Shen 沈驪英 (1898 - 1941)

"驪英"

沈骊英(1901—1941),女,名家惠,桐乡乌镇人。祖父沈善蒸精历...

5/9/2008 10/13/2015

Chang Shen 沈昌 (1905 - 1942)

"家蕃", " 立孫"

字立孫,浙江桐鄉人,1904年(清光绪三十年) 生。早歲赴美國&#...

5/9/2008 10/13/2015

William Mecklenburg Polk (15 August 1844–1918) was an American physician. Biography He was the son of Lt General Leonidas Polk (CSA), born at Ashwood, Maury Co., Tenn. He served in the Con...

7/12/2009 10/4/2015

Robert Fry Engle III is an American economist and the winner of the 2003 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, sharing the award with Clive Granger, "for methods of an...

11/24/2008 9/15/2015

Ping Wen Tsou 鄒秉文 (1893 - 1985)

11/24/2014 9/7/2015

Ithaca, NY, USA

Roald Hoffmann (born July 18, 1937, Roald Safran) is an American theoretical chemist of Jewish-Polish origin, who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He currently teaches at Cornell University in It...

10/11/2011 9/6/2015

Chuck Robb, Governor & U.S. Senator MP

"Chuck"

McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Charles Spittal "Chuck" Robb (born June 26, 1939) is an American politician. He served as the 64th Governor of Virginia from 1982 to 1986, and as a United States senator from 1989 until 2001. In 2004, ...

2/23/2009 8/30/2015

Tung Shih-Tsin 董時進 (1900 - 1984)

5/22/2014 8/26/2015

William Thurston MP (1946 - 2012)

William Paul "Bill" Thurston (October 30, 1946 - August 21, 2012) was an American mathematician. He was a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. In 1982, he was awarded the Fields Medal for ...

8/22/2012 8/24/2015

Tsung-han Shen 沈宗瀚 (1896 - 1980)

Shen Tsung-han, agriculturist noted for his work establishing and developing a national agricultural research bureau and for his service on the Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction, of which he bec...

5/9/2008 8/20/2015

Edmund Norwood Bacon (1910 - 2005)

) Edmund Norwood Bacon (May 2, 1910 – October 14, 2005) was a noted American urban planner, architect, educator and author. During his tenure as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia City...

6/24/2009 8/13/2015

Stephen Hadley (1947 - d.)

Stephen John Hadley (born February 13, 1947) was the 21st U.S. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (commonly referred as National Security Advisor), serving under President Georg...

8/3/2015 8/3/2015

Janet Wood Reno (born July 21, 1938) served as the Attorney General of the United States, from 1993 to 2001.[1] She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March ...

7/8/2015 7/9/2015

Thomas Carey Hennings, Jr., a Representative and a Senator from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., June 25, 1903; attended the public schools; graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in 1924 an...

7/3/2015 7/3/2015

John Edson Sweet (1832 - d.)

No children. Designer, architect, bridge-builder; professor at Cornell University; president and manager of the Straight-Line Engine Company; one of the organizers of the American Society of Mechanic...

7/2/2015 7/2/2015

Patrick Carl Fischer (1935 - 2011)

Patrick Carl Fischer (December 3, 1935 – August 26, 2011) was an American computer scientist, a noted researcher in computational complexity theory and database theory, and a target of the Unabo...

6/29/2015 6/29/2015

Reynolds Beal (1866 - 1951)

The elder brother of painter Gifford Beal, Reynolds was born in New York City. He and his brother Gifford spent their summers at Wilellyn in Newburgh, New York, on the Hudson River, and together they...

5/16/2015 5/16/2015

James Batcheller Sumner (November 19, 1887 – August 12, 1955) was an American chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize of Chemistry in 1946 (half) "for his discovery that enzymes can be crystalli...

9/3/2011 5/5/2015

Pete Coors MP

"Pete Coors"

Peter Hanson "Pete" Coors (born September 20, 1946) is an American businessman and politician. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Molson Coors Brewing Company and Chairman of MillerCoors.

5/3/2015 5/3/2015

Whitney Balliett (1926 - 2007)

Whitney Lyon Balliett (17 April 1926 – 1 February 2007) was a jazz critic and book reviewer for the New Yorker and was with the journal from 1954 until 2001. Biography Born in Manhattan an...

5/1/2015 5/1/2015

Gardner McKay (1932 - 2001)

"Gardner"

1940 census: George G. McKay (7, b NY) and brother Hugh D. McKay (9, b NY); in Manhattan, NY w parents Hugh D. McKay (42, b Kentucky) and mother Catherine C. McKay (35, b Illinois). Father is advertisi...

11/24/2008 4/28/2015

Meyer Howard Abrams MP (1912 - 2015)

Meyer (Mike) Howard Abrams (July 23, 1912 – April 21, 2015), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on Romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror a...

8/26/2014 4/22/2015

Simon Alexander Haley (1892 - 1973)

Simon Alexander Haley (March 8, 1892 - August 19, 1973) was a professor of agriculture, and father of writer Alex Haley. He was born in Savannah, Tennessee to farmer Alec Haley and his wife Queen (Da...

9/7/2007 4/18/2015

Leo Max Frank MP (1884 - 1915)

Leo Max Frank (April 17, 1884 – August 17, 1915) was a Jewish-American factory superintendent whose murder conviction and extrajudicial hanging in 1915 by a lynch mob planned and led by promin...

4/17/2014 4/15/2015

Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938) is an American singer who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.[1] Yarrow co-wrote (with Leonard Lipton) one of the group's most famous song...

5/31/2014 4/15/2015

Allen Albert Funt MP (1914 - 1999)

Allen Albert Funt (September 16, 1914 – September 5, 1999) was an American television producer, director, writer and television personality best known as the creator and host of Candid Camera ...

9/16/2014 4/12/2015

Henry Judah Heimlich (born February 3, 1920) is an American thoracic surgeon widely credited as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver, a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking, described...

4/4/2014 4/12/2015

Sandy Berger MP (1945 - 2015)

"Sandy"

From Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger (born October 28, 1945) was United States National Security Advisor, under President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001. In his position, he helped to formulate the for...

10/9/2007 4/11/2015

Sol Linowitz MP (1913 - 2005)

Sol Linowitz Sol Myron Linowitz (December 7, 1913 – March 18, 2005) was an American diplomat, lawyer, and businessman. Linowitz helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama un...

3/2/2010 4/11/2015

Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (born December 22, 1943) is a former President of the World Bank, United States Ambassador to Indonesia, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, and former dean of the Paul H. Nitze S...

1/25/2012 4/10/2015

Martin Joseph Fettman (B.S., D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., Diplomate, ACVP) is an American pathologist and researcher who flew on NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-58 aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia as a Paylo...

6/18/2008 4/10/2015

Lawrence Halprin MP (1916 - 2009)

Lawrence Halprin was an American landscape architect, designer and teacher. BEST-KNOWN CREATIONS: - Sea Ranch, Sonoma Coast (1967) - Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco (1968) - Embarcadero Pla...

11/4/2009 4/8/2015

Hilda Crosby Standish (1902 - 2005)

Hilda Crosby Standish (1902 – June 1, 2005) was a pioneer in the birth control movement in the state of Connecticut. In 1935, she became medical director of the Maternal Health Center in Hartf...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Carl Sagan MP (1934 - 1996)

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in the space and na...

5/23/2011 3/26/2015

Hans Albrecht Bethe (July 2, 1906 – March 6, 2005) was a German-American nuclear physicist. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967 was awarded to Hans Bethe "for his contributions to the theory of nucl...

7/9/2008 3/26/2015

Richard Phillips Feynman is an American physicist who was born in New York City on May 11, 1918. He grew up in Far Rockaway, Queens and when he was about 10, he started to buy old radios to use in his ...

1/19/2012 3/26/2015

Shu-Chun Teng 鄧叔群 (1902 - 1970)

3/21/2015 3/21/2015

Kenneth Stewart Cole (1900 - 1984)

Kenneth Stewart Cole (July 10, 1900 – April 18, 1984) was an American biophysicist described by his peers as "a pioneer in the application of physical science to biology". Cole was awarded the...

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

Clinton Rossiter (1917 - 1970)

Clinton Rossiter (1917–1970) was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University from 1947 until his suicide in 1970. He wrote The American Presidency along with 20 other ...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Obituary from the Gainesville Sun , September 3 & 4, 2008: RALPH GORDON SELFRIDGE Ralph Gordon Selfridge passed away Sunday August 31, 2008, at the age of eighty-one. He lived a long and vigorous l...

2/25/2011 3/13/2015

Franchot Tone (1905 - 1968)

Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American stage, film, and television actor, star of many successful films and television series throughout his career, such as Bon...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Samuel Wright Bodman III (born November 26, 1938) was the 11th United States Secretary of Energy. He was previously the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and the Deputy Secretary of Commerce. Early ...

3/8/2015 3/8/2015

Robert William Fogel (July 1, 1926 – June 11, 2013) was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. As...

7/1/2014 3/8/2015

Charles Hedding Avery (1852 - d.)

After graduation by the Monroe High School, Mr. Avery entered Cornell University. The sudden death of his father forced him to leave college and, in December, 1873, he began the study of law at Buffalo...

2/1/2009 3/7/2015

Shien sung Hu (deceased)

10/2/2011 1/21/2015

11/25/2014 1/21/2015

Minfu Tah Hu 胡達 (明復) (1891 - 1927)

"明復"

10/1/2011 1/21/2015

Jen Chow 周仁 (1892 - 1973)

"子兢"

10/28/2012 1/20/2015

Ray J. Wu 吳瑞 (1928 - 2008)

9/30/2011 1/20/2015

Chao Yuen-ren, known as Y. R. Chao, international known linguist. Originally concentrating on phonology, he made the first detailed recordings of major dialect areas in China, establishing the research...

1/23/2013 1/20/2015

4/27/2014 1/20/2015

Ta-chung Liu 劉大中 (1914 - 1975)

11/4/2014 1/20/2015

Chih Ping 秉志 (1886 - 1965)

"農山"

正藍旗滿洲 開封駐防

11/24/2014 1/20/2015

12/1/2014 1/20/2015

Ching Chun Li 李景均 (1912 - 2003)

12/1/2014 1/20/2015

Dr. Alfred Sao-ke Sze 施肇基 (1877 - 1958)

"Shih Chao-Chi"

Shih Chao-chi (施肇基 字植之), known as Sao-ke Alfred Sze, diplomat who became Chinese minister to the Court of St. James's in 1914 and who spent most of the rest of...

1/19/2007 1/20/2015