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Richard H. Schmidt (1925 - 2011)

Richard H. Schmidt, Sr., 86, passed away June 14 at Cedarbrook Nursing Home in Allentown. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Herman and Hermina (Lang) Schmidt. He was the husband of Annabel ...

2/8/2022 2/8/2022

Dr. Henry Coppee, LL.D MP (1821 - 1895)

Henry Coppée (October 13, 1821 – March 22, 1895) was an American educator and author. Biography Henry Coppée was born in Savannah, Georgia, to a family of French extraction that had formerly settled i...

1/16/2013 1/20/2022

Per the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress : HOFFECKER, Walter Oakley, (son of John Henry Hoffecker), a Representative from Delaware; born near Smyrna, Kent County, Del., Septembe...

1/11/2022 1/11/2022

Lee Iacocca MP (1924 - 2019)

"Lide", "Lido Anthony Iacocca"

Anthony "Lee" Iacocca (/ˌaɪ.əˈkoʊkə/ EYE-ə-KOH-kə; October 15, 1924 – July 2, 2019) was an American automobile executive best known for the development of the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars while at ...

7/2/2019 10/20/2021

John Calvert, Jr (1855 - 1934)

Burial: Mar. 22, 1934 North Laurel Hill CemeteryJOHN CALVERT, eldest son of John and Julia Stockton (Rush) Calvert, was born in Washington, D. C., March 9, 1855. He graduated at Lehigh University, Beth...

4/24/2019 8/6/2020

Harvey Otis Young (1914 - 2001)

Herald, Durango, ColoradoHarvey Otis Young*Descendant of Pres. Jefferson Davis, CSA (great grandson)A celebration of life and a potluck dinner will be at noon Saturday at the Dolores Community Center f...

7/1/2007 6/23/2020

Robert Alan Durst MP (1943 - 2022)

Robert Alan Durst (born April 12, 1943) is a son of New York City real estate mogul Seymour Durst, and brother of commercial developer Douglas Durst. He came to media attention in the 1980s when his wi...

7/25/2012 4/20/2020

Wallace Carl Riddick (1864 - 1942)

Carl Riddick, educator and engineer, was born in Wake County, the son of Wiley Goodman and Anna Jones Riddick. After attending Wake Forest College for two years, he transferred to The University of Nor...

11/8/2019 11/8/2019

Dr. Barnum Brown MP (1872 - 1963)

"Mr. Bone", "Father of the Dinosaurs"

Paleontologist. Born: February 12, 1873. Died: February 5, 1963Barnum Brown was born February 12, 1873 in Carbondale, Osage County, to William and Clarissa (Silver) Brown.Brown’s love for finding speci...

2/14/2019 2/14/2019

Kenneth Jay Stetten (1930 - 2005)

Kenneth Jay Stetten was a physicist and executive at Mitre Corp., Westgrate Research.He was married twice: 1. Berit Kampe, and had a son Peter 2. Mary McCarthy=Source=The Unbroken Chain - Neil Rosenste...

3/29/2012 9/17/2018

"Chuck" Herty, 93, died peacefully on Friday, October 6, in Waco. His service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 10, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, The Rev. Aaron M.G. Zimmerman, Officiant. ...

6/20/2018 6/20/2018

Chon Day (1907 - 2000)

Chauncey Addison Day, better known as Chon Day lived in Westerly and became a nationally known cartoonist who created Brother Sebastian. He was voted "Best Magazine Cartoonist of the Year" on three occ...

12/1/2017 12/1/2017

C. Shannon (June 24, 1870 – May 20, 1946) was the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from 1931 to 1935.BiographyEdward Caswell Shannon was born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania on June 24, 1870, and...

11/20/2017 11/20/2017

Roger Penske is an American businessperson and entrepreneur involved in professional auto racing, and a retired professional auto racing driver. He is most famous for his ownership of Team Penske, DJR ...

2/12/2017 3/16/2017

Alvan Macauley (1872 - 1952)

Alvan Macauley, Sr. was the president of Packard Motor Company from 1916 until 1939.Early life and educationAlvan, as he preferred to be called, was born in Wheeling, West Virginia to James A. Macauley...

2/6/2012 10/14/2016

Charles Wieder "Charlie" Dent (born May 24, 1960) is the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district, serving since 2005. He is a member of the Republican Party.* Wikipedia - Cha...

7/18/2016 7/19/2016

Walter Reed Dent (1927 - 2006)

Walter Reed Dent Walter Reed Pete Dent, 78, of Allentown, died Memorial Day at New Seasons Assisted Living, Allentown. He was the husband of Marjorie (Wieder) Dent. He was born in Allentown on Septembe...

7/18/2016 7/18/2016

Marty Baron MP

"Marty Baron", "Marty"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Martin "Marty" Baron (born October 24, 1954) is an American journalist who has been editor of The Washington Post since December 31, 2012, after having been editor of The Boston Globe from 2001 to 2012...

8/25/2009 5/22/2016

Albert Franciscus Schwartz (1870 - 1917)

"Al"

Obituary A.F.SCHWARTZ SPORTSMAN AND MERCHANT, DIES Member of Schwartz-Eustis Co. Ltd., Succumbs to Attack of Pneumonia Albert F. Schwartz , aged 47, president of the Schwartz-Eustis Company, ...

8/19/2014 4/19/2016

Lance, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., June 25, 1952; graduated from North Hunterdon Regional High School, Annandale, N.J., 1970; B.A., Lehigh University, Bet...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Lake Underwood (1926 - 2008)

Underwood (July 4, 1926 – September 12, 2008) was an American entrepreneur who competed as a champion in the racing of prototype automobiles and motorcycles. He was a master mechanic who, although high...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Al Holbert (1946 - 1988)

Robert "Al" Holbert (November 11, 1946 at Abington, Pennsylvania – September 30, 1988) was an American automobile racing driver who was a five-time champion of the IMSA Camel GT series.

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

John Fitch (1917 - 2012)

Cooper Fitch (August 4, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana – October 31, 2012) was an American racing driver and inventor. He was the first American to race automobiles successfully in Europe in the post-wa...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Richard Hawley Tucker (1859 - 1952)

Hawley Tucker (October 29, 1859 – March 31, 1952) was an American astronomer.

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Lewis B. Stillwell (1863 - 1941)

Buckley Stillwell (March 12, 1863 – January 19, 1941) was an American electrical engineer and the president of American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) from 1909 to 1910. He received the AIEE ...

11/9/2013 4/14/2016

Jesse W. Reno (1861 - 1947)

Wilford Reno (August 4, 1861 – June 2, 1947) invented the first working escalator in 1891 (patented March 15, 1892) used at the Old Iron Pier, Coney Island, New York City. His invention was referred to...

5/15/2011 4/14/2016

William S. Murray (1873 - 1942)

Spencer Murray, Sr. (August 4, 1873 - January 9, 1942) was an American engineer. Lake Murray in South Carolina is named after him.

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Daniel McFarlan Moore (1869 - 1936)

"Daniel McFarlan Moore developed the Moore Tube which was the first commercial ancestor of the fluorescent lamp." Source: [ ]DANIEL MCFARLAN MOORE—East Orange, (510 Park Ave.)—Electrical Engineer and I...

4/11/2008 4/14/2016

C. Lester Hogan (1920 - 2008)

"C. Lester Hogan", "Les Hogan", "Lester Hogan"

Lester "Les" Hogan (February 8, 1920 – August 12, 2008) was an American physicist and a pioneer in microwave and semiconductor technology.From the 1930 federal census, Lester C. Hogan lived with his mo...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Nicholas H. Heck (1882 - 1953)

Nicholas H. Heck (1 September 1882–21 December 1953) was a career officer of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps. A leading geophysicist of his time, Heck made important contributions in ...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Albert P. Crary (1911 - 1987)

Albert Paddock Crary (1911–1987), was a pioneer polar geophysicist and glaciologist. He was the first person to have stepped foot on both the North and South Poles, having made it to the North Pole on ...

11/30/2014 4/14/2016
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Hon. Rufus King Polk (1866 - 1902)

King Polk (August 23, 1866 – March 5, 1902) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Rufus K. Polk was born in Columbia, Tennessee, the son of Confederate States A...

8/2/2012 4/13/2016

Carville Benson (1872 - 1929)

Dickinson Benson (August 24, 1872 – February 8, 1929) was a U.S. Congressman who represented the second Congressional district of Maryland from 1918 to 1921.

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

David Blakeslee Ainey (April 8, 1864 – September 4, 1932) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.He was born in New Milford, Pennsylvania. He attended the State ...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016
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David A. Randall (1905 - 1975)

Anton Randall (5 April 1905 – 25 May 1975) was an American book dealer, librarian and bibliographic scholar. He was head of Scribner's rare book department from 1935 to 1956, librarian of the Lilly Lib...

2/14/2015 4/13/2016

Russell Lee (1903 - 1986)

Lee (July 21, 1903, Ottawa, Illinois – August 28, 1986, Austin, Texas) was an American photographer and photojournalist, best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). His technica...

5/10/2015 4/13/2016

Richard Harding Davis (1864 - 1916)

Harding Davis (April 18, 1864 – April 11, 1916) was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American War, the Second Bo...

7/1/2013 4/13/2016

James Ward Packard (1863 - 1928)

Ward Packard (5 November 1863 – 20 March 1928) was an American automobile manufacturer who founded the Packard Motor Car Company and Packard Electric Company with his brother William Doud Packard.

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

Edward Avery McIlhenny (1872 - 1949)

"Ned"

When his brother John left to enlist in the Spanish-American War in 1898, he assumed the presidency of the company that manufactures Tabasco Sauce and served in that position for 51 years. He changed t...

8/22/2007 4/13/2016

Eugene Grace (1876 - 1960)

Gifford Grace (August 27, 1876 – July 7, 1960) was the president of Bethlehem Steel Corporation from 1916 to 1945, and chairman of the board from 1945 until his retirement in 1957. He also served as pr...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

William Butterworth (1864 - 1936)

Butterworth (December 18, 1864 - June 1, 1936) served as both president and chairman of Deere & Company.

4/29/2013 4/13/2016

Wallis Eastburn Howe (1868 - 1960)

Eastburn Howe (1868-1960) was a notable American architect from Rhode Island.

8/14/2010 4/13/2016

Antony De Wolfe Howe (also Anthony, DeWolf and Jr; August 28, 1864 in Bristol, Rhode Island – December 6, 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American editor and author.Early life and educationIn ...

8/14/2010 4/13/2016

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:=='... James Edward Talmage (September 21, 1862 – July 27, 1933) born in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church o...

7/31/2008 4/13/2016
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Brig. General Edwin H. Simmons (USMC) (1921 - 2007)

""Collective memory of the Marine Corps""

Howard Simmons (August 25, 1921 – May 5, 2007) was a United States Marine Corps brigadier general. He was a career officer who served in combat during three wars — including landing at Inchon and fight...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

David McKelvey Peterson (1894 - 1919)

David McKelvey Peterson was a 1915 Lehigh University graduate who was a World War I flying ace with 6 aerial victories, one earned in the Lafayette Escadrille and five officially credited while with th...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

Henry Sturgis Drinker (1850 - 1937)

Henry Sturgis Drinker (8 November 1850 – 27 July 1937) was an American mechanical engineer, lawyer, author, and the fifth president of Lehigh University. --------------------------------------------...

12/24/2008 4/13/2016

Philip Drinker MP (1894 - 1972)

Drinker (December 12, 1894 in Haverford, Pennsylvania–October 19, 1972 in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire) was an industrial hygienist. With Louis Agassiz Shaw, he invented the first widely used iron lung i...

12/24/2008 4/13/2016

"Pudge" Walter Heffelfinger (December 20, 1867 – April 2, 1954) was an American football player and considered the first to play professionally. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame i...

10/24/2011 4/12/2016

Morris Llewellyn Cooke (1872 - 1960)

Llewellyn Cooke (May 11, 1872- March 5, 1960) was an influential American engineer, best known for his work on Scientific Management and Rural Electrification. * Military service : Spanish-American War...

12/11/2015 12/11/2015