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Stephen F. Lynch, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 31, 1955; graduated from South Boston High School, Boston, Mass., 1973; B.S., Wentworth Institute, ...

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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...

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Pierre Samuel "Pete" du Pont, IV (born January 22, 1935) is an American lawyer and politician from Rockland, in New Castle County, Delaware, near Wilmington. He is a member of the Republican Party, w...

11/15/2010 9/26/2016

Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 – March 7, 1997) was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery (published 1946) of nuclear magnetic re...

12/5/2014 9/25/2016

Hollis Burnley Chenery MP (1918 - 1994)

Hollis Burnley Chenery (January 6, 1918 – September 1, 1994) was an American economist well known for his pioneering contribution in the field of development economics. Early life Chenery ...

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Judith Mary Cruz (1939 - 1980)

3/20/2008 9/24/2016

Liam Dominic Byrne (born 2 October 1970) is a British Labour Party politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Hodge Hill since 2004. He served as Chief Secretary to the Treasu...

9/19/2016 9/21/2016

Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama (born October 27, 1952) is an American philosopher, political economist, and author. Currently, Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow and resident in the ...

4/16/2011 9/21/2016

Waitstill Hastings Sharp MP (1902 - 1984)

From Looking Back On The Life of Waitstill Hastings Sharp Jr. A remarkable documentary film, Two Who Dared: The Sharps’ War has been produced by Artemis Jukowsky III, the Reverend Sharp&#x...

3/2/2010 9/21/2016

Isaac Rhett Ball (1912 - 2001)

He was born in Charleston, a son of Alexander Kelsall Ball and Emily Clarkson Ball. He received his masters of business administration from Harvard. After attending Harvard Graduate School in 1935, h...

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Winner of the Silver Star and the Distinguished Service Cross during World War I. He was an attorney who also served in the South Carolina House of Representatives as well as the South Carolina Senate.

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GRIMBALL, Richard Entered into eternal rest on the morning of February 7, 2009, Richard Barnwell Grimball, husband of Adele Crawford Grimball. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends of ...

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George Lamb Buist (1888 - 1967)

George Buist was the fourth descendant of an outstanding family of the Charleston Bar. He graduated from Yale University in 1910 and attended the Law Schools of Yale, the University of Virginia and H...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Eva Kaili (Greek: Εύα Καϊλή; born 26 October 1978 in Thessaloniki, Greece) is a member of the European Parliament, representing the Panhellenic...

9/18/2016 9/18/2016

Sir Ronald Mourad Cohen (born 1 August 1945) is an Egyptian-born British businessman and political figure. He is the chairman of The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures. He has been described as "the...

1/15/2009 9/18/2016

Uri Dadush is a senior associate and the director of the "International Economics Program" at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is current...

9/9/2016 9/18/2016

Mary Alice Bunting MP (1910 - 1998)

Mary Ingraham Bunting (July 10, 1910 - January 21, 1998) was an influential American college president; Time profiled her as the magazine's November 3, 1961, cover story. She became Radcliffe College...

2/10/2009 9/18/2016

William Anthony Kirsopp Lake, best known as Tony Lake, (born April 2, 1939) is the Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), author, academic, and former American diplomat, F...

9/9/2016 9/18/2016

Allan Ezra Gotlieb, CC OM (born February 28, 1928) is a Canadian public servant and author. Life and career Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Gotlieb received his BA from the University of California a...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

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

Glen Moreno (born 1943) is an American businessman. Moreno has worked for several large companies in the United States and the United Kingdom and most recently worked as acting-chairman of UK Financi...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

Cynthia Blum Carroll (born November 13, 1956) is an American businesswoman. She was the chief executive officer of Anglo American PLC, a British mining company, which, among other things, is the worl...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

Walter Hines Page MP (1915 - 1999)

Walter H. Page, a former chairman and president of J. P. Morgan & Company, died Jan. 8 at his home in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. He was 83. The cause of death was heart failure, said his son Mark. ...

11/9/2015 9/15/2016

Kenneth Saul "Ken" Rogoff (born March 22, 1953) is an American economist and chess Grandmaster. He is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. ...

9/9/2016 9/13/2016

Donald M. Berwick (born September 9, 1946) is a former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Prior to his work in the administration, he was President and Chief Execu...

9/9/2016 9/13/2016

Ron Kind, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis., March 16, 1963; B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1985; M.A., London School of Economics, London, Engla...

9/13/2016 9/13/2016

Peter Alexander Sands (born 8 January 1962) is a British banker. He was the Group CEO of Standard Chartered plc, a position he has held from November 2006 to June 2015. Early life and education P...

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Xavier Louis Suárez (born May 21, 1949) is an American politician in Miami who was the first Cuban-born mayor of Miami and is currently a Miami-Dade county commissioner.

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Henderson Lovelace Lanham (September 14, 1888 – November 10, 1957) was an American politician and lawyer. Lanham was born in Rome, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia in Athens wher...

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Harmon White Caldwell (1899 - 1977)

Harmon White Caldwell (January 29, 1899 – April 15, 1977) was President of the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens from 1935 until 1948 and Chancellor of the University System of Georgia fro...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

Sir Robert John Sawers GCMG (born 26 July 1955) is a former British diplomat and senior civil servant. He was Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), a position he had held from November 2009...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Victor L. Butterfield (1904 - 1975)

Victor L. Butterfield (February 7, 1904 – November 19, 1975) was an American philosopher and educator who served as the eleventh President of Wesleyan University from 1943–1967. Early...

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Paul Adolph Volcker, Jr. (born September 5, 1927) is an American economist. He was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. He ...

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Juan Vargas , a Representative from California; born in National City, San Diego County, Calif., March 7, 1961; B.A., University of San Diego, San Diego, Calif., 1983; M.A., Fordham University, Bronx...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

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.

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Rockwood Hoar (October 24, 1855–November 1, 1906) was a Representative from Massachusetts, the son of Massachusetts US Senator George Frisbie Hoar. Hoar was born in Worcester, Massachusetts an...

3/11/2009 9/6/2016

Charles G. Washburn, US Congress (1857 - 1928)

"US Congressman", "Mass."

Charles Grenfill Washburn (January 28, 1857 – May 25, 1928) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Biography He was born in Worcester on January 28,...

1/20/2010 9/6/2016

George Palmer Putnam (1887 - 1950)

George Palmer Putnam (September 7, 1887 – January 4, 1950) was an American publisher, author and explorer. Known for his marriage to and being the widower of Amelia Earhart, he had also achieved...

7/8/2007 9/5/2016

Richard Henry Dana, III (1851 - 1931)

Richard Henry Dana III (January 3, 1851 – December 16, 1931) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. Life Dana was the son of Richard Henry Dana, Jr.; he married in 1878, Edith ...

12/1/2007 9/5/2016

Tadd Roosevelt (1879 - 1958)

James Roosevelt "Tadd" Roosevelt, Jr., (August 20, 1879 – June 7, 1958) was an American automobile worker. He and his sister Helen Rebecca Roosevelt (1881–1962) were the children of dip...

9/18/2010 9/4/2016

Nicholas Roosevelt (1893 - 1982)

Cousin of president Theodore Roosevelt. Minister to Hungary under President Hoover. Nicholas Roosevelt (June 12, 1893 – February 1982) was an American diplomat and journalist. A member of the ...

3/31/2015 9/4/2016

Dr John Chipman CMG is Director-General and Chief Executive of The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). He is Special Adviser to the Chairman of Reliance Industries (Mumbai), a membe...

9/1/2016 9/3/2016

James T. Kilbreth (1841 - 1897)

James T. Kilbreth, a Harvard graduate and former Judge, was the Collector of the Port of New York from July 29, 1893 – June 23, 1897 (died in office).

9/3/2016 9/3/2016

George Walker Weld (1840 - 1905)

George Walker Weld (1840-1905), youngest son of William Fletcher Weld and member of the Weld Family of Boston, was a founding member of the Boston Athletic Association (organizers of today's Boston M...

12/8/2010 9/1/2016

. Gen. Stephen Minot Weld Jr. (1842–1920), a member of Boston's illustrious Weld Family, was a horticulturalist and much-decorated United States Army officer of the American Civil War. Early...

12/8/2010 9/1/2016

William L. Saltonstall (1927 - 2009)

Photo: Saltonstall (left) campaigning in Haverhill for the U.S. Congress in 1969 alongside Governor Francis W. Sargent (right). Supporters' signs read Walk for Salty. William Lawrence Saltonstall (...

8/14/2009 9/1/2016

Carleton Hunt (January 1, 1836 – August 14, 1921) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served one term as a Democrat. Hunt was born in Ne...

9/15/2014 8/31/2016

Christopher Lasch (1932 - 1994)

"Kit"

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...

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Edward L. Burlingame (1848 - 1922)

Edward Livermore Burlingame (born in Boston on 30 May 1848; died in New York City on 15 November 1922) was a United States writer and editor.

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Brief account of his life and career from Harper’s Weekly, May 30, 1868, pages 344-346 (Illustrated Article) He was born in New Berlin, New York, November 14, 1822. His father moved to the "...

8/12/2008 8/31/2016

Henry Minot (1859 - 1890)

Henry Davis Minot (August 18, 1859 – November 14, 1890) was a Massachusetts ornithologist and railroad executive, born near Forest Hills, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard College in 1876, ...

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Robert C. Scott , a Representative from Virginia; born in Washington, D.C., April 30, 1947; graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass.; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1969; J.D., Boston...

8/30/2016 8/30/2016

Edgar Anderson (1897 - 1969)

Edgar Shannon Anderson (November 9, 1897 – June 18, 1969) was an American botanist. His 1949 book Introgressive Hybridization was an original and important contribution to botanical genetics...

8/30/2016 8/30/2016

Oakes Ames MP (1874 - 1950)

) Oakes Ames (September 26, 1874 – April 28, 1950) was an American botanist specializing in orchids. His estate is now the Borderland State Park in Massachusetts. Ames was born into a weal...

1/24/2009 8/29/2016

James Barr Ames (1846 - 1910)

James Barr Ames (June 22, 1846[1] – January 8, 1910)[2] was an American law educator, who popularized the "case-study" method of teaching law. Biography Ames was born in Boston, Massachuse...

6/23/2015 8/29/2016

Grenville Lindall Winthrop, lawyer and art collector, was born in New York, N.Y. on February 11, 1864. He received his A.B. from Harvard College in 1886 and his LL.B., a two year degree, from Harvard...

11/11/2007 8/28/2016

Lawrence H. Aller (1913 - 2003)

Lawrence Hugh Aller (September 24, 1913 – March 16, 2003) was an American astronomer. He was born in Tacoma, Washington. He never finished high school and worked for a time as a gold miner. He...

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William Allen, D.D. (1784 - 1868)

) William Allen (January 2, 1784 – July 16, 1868) was an American biographer, scholar and academic. --------------------------------------------------------- Biographer, academic scholar a...

5/3/2013 8/27/2016

Joel Asaph Allen (1838 - 1921)

Joel Asaph Allen (July 19, 1838 – August 29, 1921) was an American zoologist, mammalogist and ornithologist. He became the first president of the American Ornithologists' Union, the first cura...

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Glover Morrill Allen (1879 - 1942)

Glover Morrill Allen (February 8, 1879 – February 14, 1942) was an American zoologist. He was born at Walpole, New Hampshire, the son of Reverend Nathaniel Glover Allen and Harriet Ann (Sc...

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Jonathan Aldrich (1936 - d.)

Jonathan Aldrich (born 1936) is an American poet. He is the author of eight collections of poetry and several chapbooks. Biography Born in Boston, Aldrich was educated at Exeter; Harvard College,...

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Bailey Aldrich (1907 - 2002)

Bailey Aldrich (April 23, 1907 – September 25, 2002) was a United States federal judge for more than 48 years. Biography A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Aldrich graduated from Harvard C...

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Fuller Albright (1900 - 1969)

Fuller Albright (January 12, 1900 – December 8, 1969) was an American endocrinologist who made numerous contributions to his field, especially to the area of calcium metabolism.

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Charles Greeley Loring (1794 - 1867)

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Augustus Peabody Loring (1857 - 1938)

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William Caleb Loring (1851 - 1930)

William Caleb Loring was appointed an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts by His Excellency the Governor Roger Wolcott on September 7, 1899, in place of Oliver Wendell Ho...

3/5/2009 8/27/2016

Rev. Charles Chauncy, D.D. MP (1705 - 1787)

The Rev. Charles Chauncy was an American Congregational clergyman in Boston. He was ordained as a minister of the First Church, Boston, in 1727 and remained in that pulpit for 60 years. Next to Jonatha...

3/6/2013 8/26/2016

George Cabot (December 3, 1752 – April 18, 1823) was an American merchant, seaman, and politician from Boston, Massachusetts. He represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate and as the Presidi...

3/5/2009 8/26/2016

Jacob Bigelow (1787 - 1879)

Jacob Bigelow was an American physician and botanist. He was architect of Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the father of physician Henry Jacob Bigelow. Wikipedia: Jacob Bigelow

6/20/2013 8/26/2016

Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818 - 1890)

Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow was an American surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Harvard University. A dominating figure in Boston medicine for many decades, he is remembered for the Bigelow maneuver for hi...

8/31/2013 8/26/2016

Howard H. Aiken (1900 - 1973)

Howard Hathaway Aiken (March 8, 1900 – March 14, 1973) was an American physicist and a pioneer in computing, being the original conceptual designer behind IBM's Harvard Mark I computer.

8/26/2016 8/26/2016

Louis Agassiz Shaw, II (1906 - 1987)

Louis Agassiz Shaw II committed a murder in 1964 for which he never stood trial (he was remanded instead to a psychiatric hospital for the rest of his life Louis Agassiz Shaw II (1906-1987) was an ...

11/7/2011 8/26/2016

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, KBE, KCSS (Urdu: صدرالّدين آغا خان‎, Ṣadr ad-Dī...

8/26/2016 8/26/2016

Wikipedia: English Princess Zahra Aga Khan, eldest child of Aga Khan IV.

1/2/2012 8/26/2016

Wikipedia: English Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (IV) is a British business magnate, racehorse owner and breeder, as well as being the 49th and current Imam of Nizari Ismailism, a denominati...

8/31/2009 8/26/2016

Thomas Boylston Adams, Esq. MP (1772 - 1832)

) THOMAS BOYLSTON ADAMS, third son and youngest child of John and Abigail (Smith) Adams, was born 15 September 1772. He graduated from Harvard in 1790 and studied law in Philadelphia. He accompanied ...

4/29/2007 8/26/2016

James Luther Adams (1901 - 1994)

James Luther Adams (November 12, 1901 – July 26, 1994), an American professor at Harvard Divinity School, Andover Newton Theological School, and Meadville Lombard Theological School, and a Uni...

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David Campion Acheson (born 4 November 1921) is an American lawyer and the son of former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson. David Acheson was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Yale Univer...

10/26/2011 8/25/2016

Richard Appel MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Richard Appel is an American television writer best known for being the showrunner (head writer and executive producer) for The Cleveland Show . He received his break in writing when hired for The Simp...

10/25/2010 8/25/2016

George Foot Moore (1851 - 1931)

George Foot Moore (October 15, 1851 – May 16, 1931) was an eminent Asian scholar, historian of religion, author, Presbyterian minister, 33rd Degree Mason of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish R...

7/15/2016 8/25/2016

Kirtley F. Mather (1888 - 1978)

Kirtley Fletcher Mather (February 13, 1888 – May 5, 1978) was an American geologist and faculty member at Harvard University. An expert on petroleum geology and mineralogy, Mather was a promin...

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Daniel Clement Dennett III (born March 28, 1942) is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and philosophy of...

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Michael T. McCaul , a Representative from Texas; born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., January 14, 1962; B.S., Trinity University, San Antonio, Tex., 1984; J.D., St. Mary’s University, San Anto...

6/8/2009 8/20/2016

Lars Valerian Ahlfors (18 April 1907 – 11 October 1996) was a Finnish mathematician, remembered for his work in the field of Riemann surfaces and his text on complex analysis. Background Ahl...

7/7/2008 8/20/2016

Richard Dagobert Brauer MP (1901 - 1977)

RICHARD DAGOBERT BRAUER, Emeritus Professor at Harvard University and one of the foremost algebraists of this century, died on April 17, 1977, in Boston, Massachusetts. He had been an Honorary Member o...

12/23/2008 8/20/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A060684 Jedediah Huntington (4 August 1743 – 25 September 1818), also known as Jedidi...

8/10/2008 8/20/2016

Oswald Veblen (1880 - 1960)

Oswald Veblen (June 24, 1880 – August 10, 1960) was an American mathematician, geometer and topologist, whose work found application in atomic physics and the theory of relativity. He proved t...

7/12/2008 8/20/2016

Thomas Cushing MP (1724 - 1788)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson- Served in Continental Congress-1774-1776- Patriot to the American Revolution- If we had lost the war, him like many others would have been hunted down by the British and Ha...

5/21/2009 8/11/2016

María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien[1] (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist, executive producer, and philanthropist. She is the chairman of Starfish Media Group, a 360-...

1/19/2016 8/11/2016

Francis Ormond French (1839 - 1893)

Francis Ormond French, president of the Manhattan Trust Company of New York, died at his cottage at Tuxedo. Mr. French was born at Chester, N.H., September 12, 1837. His father was Benjamin Brown Fre...

4/27/2009 8/7/2016

William M. R. French (1843 - 1914)

Mr. French was born in Exeter, N. H., Oct. 1, 1843. He was educated in Exeter academy and Harvard. He fought for a short time in the civil war. He came to Chicago in 1867 and for a number of years wa...

6/29/2008 8/7/2016

Christopher Grant Champlin (April 12, 1768 – March 18, 1840) was a United States Representative and Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Newport, he completed preparatory studies, was graduated ...

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James Harvey Robinson (1863 - 1936)

James Harvey Robinson (June 29, 1863 in Bloomington, Illinois - February 16, 1936 in New York City) was an American historian, who co-founded New History, which greatly broadened the scope of histori...

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Eli Dershwitz (born September 23, 1995) is an American sabre fencer.[16][17] He is ranked #1 in the United States, and #10 in the world, as of the summer of 2016.[18][19] He is the youngest saber fen...

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Edward G. Loring (1802 - 1890)

Edward Greely Loring (January 28, 1802 – 1890) was a Massachusetts judge who ignited controversy in Massachusetts and the North by ordering escaped slaves Thomas Sims and Anthony Burns to be r...

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Hon. John Lothrop Motley (1814 - 1877)

held the office of U.S. Minister to the Austrian Empire. He was a U.S. historian Biographical Summary Motley, John Lothrop . 15/04/1814-29/05/1877. Ref: 1112. Male. * Place of Birth: Dorc...

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Michael Richard Pompeo (born December 30, 1963, Orange, California) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district since 2011. He is a member o...

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