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Joseph Burton Dibrell, II (1855 - 1934)

"Joe"

Joseph Burton Dibrell, lawyer and politician, was born on December 1, 1855, in Whitley County, Kentucky, to J. B. and Margaret (Brawner) Dibrell. The family moved to Seguin, Texas, in December 1857. Di...

8/26/2014 4/12/2022

William Trigg Gannaway MP (1825 - 1910)

William Trigg Gannaway (June 10, 1825 – June 5, 1910) was an American educator. He served as president pro tempore of Duke University (at the time named "Trinity College") during the absence of Braxt...

3/14/2022 3/14/2022

Isaac Alexander (1835 - 1919)

Photo: painting of Lon Morris (left) and Isaac Alexander (right) Isaac Alexander, Methodist minister, youngest of fourteen children of David B. and Margaret (Gilmore) Alexander, was born on July 24, ...

12/10/2021 12/10/2021

Bevil Granville Wyche (1827 - 1862)

Dr. Bevil Granville Wyche, named for his paternal uncle Beverly Granville Wyche, was born just before Christmas 1827 to James and Pamela Evans Wyche in the family home, Wychewood, in Granville County...

11/15/2021 11/15/2021

Ariosto A. Wiley (1848 - 1908)

Ariosto Appling Wiley (1848-1908) represented Alabama's Second Congressional District as a Democrat from 1901 to 1908. He also served in the Alabama House and Senate and the Alabama National Guard and ...

3/23/2016 7/11/2021

Fred C. Allison (1882 - 1974)

Fred C. Allison (1882-1974) is best known for his research on the effect of applied magnetic fields on the propagation of light through different substances (magneto-optics) and the related technique h...

11/11/2020 11/11/2020

Rev. John James Ransom (1853 - 1932)

1874 Graduated from Emory and Henry College in Emory, Virginia1875 First pastorate in Nashville, Tennessee1876 February – Arrived in Brazil as a missionaryServed as a Missionary to Brazil 1876-1887

12/20/2013 9/28/2020

Dr. John D. Stuart (1828 - 1877)

up-dated 16/06/09 TGS JRTMwent to Emory and Henry College. He studied medicine under his brother-in-law Dr. Headen. He served in the CSA, 54th Virginia Infantry as a surgeon, working at hospitals in Ch...

4/3/2009 4/10/2020

4/5/2020 4/5/2020

Hunter Arrington Williams, businessman and congressman, was born in Franklin County near Louisburg. His father, Henry G. Williams, had been a state senator representing Granville County. Archibald had ...

2/11/2020 2/11/2020

James Harvey Weaver (1903 - 1970)

Harvey Weaver, athletic administrator, was born at Rutherford College, of which his father was president. One of five children of the Reverend Charles Clinton and Florence Stacy Weaver, his mother was ...

2/6/2020 2/6/2020

Gwyn Brantley Price (1900 - 1992)

Brantley Price, rural electrification advocate, was born in Clifton community, central Ashe County, the son of Avery Aster and Victoria Graybeal Price. He attended Jefferson High School in Jefferson an...

1/17/2020 1/17/2020

Eugene Willis Gudger (1866 - 1956)

Willis Gudger, internationally known ichthyologist, was born in Waynesville, the son of James Cassius Lowery Gudger, adjutant of the Twenty-fifth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate Army, and later a ...

4/2/2009 12/12/2019

; findagrave ... James Byron Gordon (November 2, 1822 – May 18, 1864) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was killed in action at the Battle of Mead...

3/13/2009 12/2/2019

Alexander Hamilton Jones (1822 - 1901)

Hamilton Jones, newspaper editor and Republican congressman, was born in Buncombe County near Asheville where he received his early education. He explained that during his youth he taught himself "to l...

11/20/2019 11/20/2019

James Wesley Reid (1849 - 1902)

Wesley Reid, U.S. congressman, was the son of Numa F., a Methodist minister, and Ann E. Wright Reid of Wentworth and the brother of Frank L. Reid, Methodist minister and educator. James Reid was reared...

11/6/2019 11/6/2019

William Smith Yeates (1856 - 1908)

Smith Yeates, first state geologist of Georgia, was born at Murfreesboro, the son of Jesse Jackson, a prominent attorney and U.S. congressman, and Virginia Scott Yeates. He attended the primary and hig...

8/8/2018 8/8/2018

Jesse Johnson Yeates (1829 - 1892)

Johnson Yeates (May 29, 1829 – September 5, 1892) was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1875 and 1881.----------------------------------------------------------------------- Joh...

8/8/2018 8/8/2018

From "James Robert Love II (Aug. 19, 1831 - Nov. 10, 1885), of the prominent North Carolina Love family, graduated from Emory and Henry College, studied law at Asheville, and was a statesman in bot...

7/27/2018 7/27/2018

Charles Polk Graham (1884 - 1964)

10/21/2013 3/9/2018

Randolph Neal was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district.BiographyNeal was born on November 26, 1836 near Clinton, ...

1/6/2012 1/1/2018

R.J. Reynolds MP (1850 - 1918)

Richard Joshua "R. J." Reynolds (July 20, 1850 - July 29, 1918) was an American businessman and founder of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Parents: Hardin William Reynolds and Nancy Jane Wilcox. ...

11/29/2010 9/9/2017

Goode, Jr. (May 27, 1829 – July 14, 1909) was a prominent Virginia Democratic politician who served in the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War and then was a three-term postbellum United...

2/7/2013 2/8/2017

Capt. (CSA) Henry Bowen (1841 - 1915)

During the war, Henry Bowen was a Captain in the 8th Virginia Cavalry, was captured in December 1864, and a Prisoner of War at Fort Delaware until June 1865.US Congressman. Elected to represent Virgini...

12/28/2016 12/29/2016

Edmondson Jones, known as Grumble Jones, (May 3, 1824 – June 5, 1864) was a planter, a career United States Army officer, and a Confederate cavalry general, killed in the Battle of Piedmont in the Amer...

5/10/2011 10/13/2016

. Morgan Griffith , a Representative from Virginia; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 15, 1958; graduated from Andrew Lewis High School, Salem, Va.; B.A., Emory & Henry College, Emo...

9/1/2016 9/2/2016

Brig. General William F. Tucker (CSA) MP (1827 - 1881)

"William Feimster Tucker", "Willim Feimster Tucker"

William Feimster Tucker (May 9, 1827 – September 14, 1881) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life Tucker was born in Iredell County, North ...

4/23/2011 5/29/2016

Samuel W. Small (1851 - 1931)

White Small (July 3, 1851 – November 21, 1931) was a journalist, Methodist evangelist, and prohibitionist.YouthSam Small was born on a plantation near Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Alexander B. Smal...

11/26/2008 4/8/2016

Maj. General James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart (CSA) MP (1833 - 1864)

"JEB", "J. E. B."

The loss of this officer was irreparable, and was keenly felt by General Lee, who in General orders paid the following tribute to his memory:> Among the gallant soldiers who have fallen in this war, Ge...

11/24/2008 4/8/2016

Patton Brownlow was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War. Brownlow was the son of preacher, newspaper publisher and editor, Governor of Tennessee and U.S. Senator "Parson" William G. Brow...

7/12/2009 4/8/2016

Troy Handy (March 11, 1892 – April 12, 1982) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army (DCSA) from 1944 to 1947; Commanding General, Fourth United States...

8/24/2015 4/8/2016

Kermit Hunter (1910 - 2001)

Houston Hunter (3 October 1910-11 April 2001) American playwright known primarily for writing historical outdoor dramas.Born in McDowell County, West Virginia in 1910, Hunter first attended Emory & Hen...

6/24/2014 4/8/2016

DeLamar Clayton, Sr. (March 7, 1827 – October 3, 1889) was a prominent Alabama attorney, politician, Redeemer judge, and college president. He also served as a major general in the Confederate Army dur...

4/28/2011 4/8/2016

Joe L. Kincheloe (1950 - 2008)

Lyons Kincheloe (December 14, 1950 – December 19, 2008) was a professor and Canada Research Chair at the Faculty of Education, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He wrote more than 45 books...

8/24/2015 4/8/2016

Campbell Peery (October 28, 1873 – October 14, 1952) was an American Democratic politician, and was the 52nd Governor of Virginia from 1934 to 1938. He was the first governor to be selected, at least p...

8/24/2015 4/8/2016

Carter Stuart (January 18, 1855 – July 24, 1933) was a businessman and U.S. political figure from Virginia. He served as the 47th Governor of Virginia between 1914 and 1918, which encompassed the time ...

2/11/2011 4/8/2016

B. B. Comer, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1848 - 1927)

"B. B. Comer"

Bragg Comer (November 7, 1848 – August 15, 1927) was a planter, businessman, and an American Democratic politician who was the 33rd Governor of Alabama from 1907 to 1911, and a United States Senator in...

10/4/2013 4/8/2016

Willis Garth, a Representative from Alabama; born in Morgan County, Ala., October 28, 1828; pursued classical studies in Lagrange, Va., and at Emory and Henry College, Emory, Va.; studied law at the Un...

12/1/2015 4/8/2016

Glenn Shaver was a former Confederate officer who raised Arkansas troops for the war, a commander who was wounded in battle, and a former outlaw who once fled the United States to escape punishment.Rob...

2/12/2016 2/12/2016

Madison Gudger, Jr. (October 22, 1855 - February 29, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina, father of Katherine Gudger Langley.Born near Marshall, North Carolina, Gudger attended the comm...

4/2/2009 7/9/2015