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Gen. James Smith (1792 - c.1855)

From the TX State Historical association: SMITH, JAMES (1792–1855). James Smith, soldier, planter, and politician, was born in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, on September 10, 1792, the so...

1/14/2009 Today

Richard Francis "Dick" Kneip (January 7, 1933 – March 9, 1987) was the 25th Governor of the U.S. state of South Dakota from 1971 until 1978. He was a member of the Democratic Party and the fir...

7/21/2011 Yesterday

George Edmund Badger (April 17, 1795 – May 11, 1866) was a Whig U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina. Badger was born on April 17, 1795 in New Bern, North Carolina. Following a pa...

9/16/2009 7/24/2016

Robert William Speck (1915 - 1972)

1/10/2011 7/23/2016

) James Henry Lane also known as Jim Lane (June 22, 1814 – July 11, 1866) was a partisan during the Bleeding Kansas period that immediately preceded the American Civil War. During the war, Lan...

5/20/2011 7/17/2016

James William Abert (November 18, 1820 – August 10, 1897) was an American soldier, explorer, ornithologist and topographical artist. Early life Abert, the son of John James Abert, was born...

8/5/2014 7/16/2016

John James Abert (1788 - 1863)

John James Abert (17 September 1788 – 27 January 1863) was a United States soldier. He headed the Corps of Topographical Engineers for 32 years, during which time he organized the mapping of...

8/5/2014 7/16/2016

Heinrich Der Heilige Henry The Saint Links: The Peerage do not specify any children Geneall Ohne Nachkommen Wikipedia do not specify any children King of Germany: Reign 7. June 1002 ...

5/15/2007 7/12/2016

Overview Dubriel de Pontbriand was the 6th bishop of Québec. He studied theology with the Sulpicians and was ordained in 1731 in Paris, France. He was consecrated bishop of Québec in 17...

6/14/2014 7/12/2016

Douglas Legate Howard (February 11, 1885 – December 14, 1936) was a career naval officer and the head coach of the United States Naval Academy football team from 1911 until 1914.

7/10/2016 7/10/2016

Charles Edison MP (1890 - 1969)

Charles Edison (August 3, 1890 – July 31, 1969) was son of Thomas Edison and Mina Miller. He was a businessman, Assistant and then United States Secretary of the Navy, and served as the 42nd G...

10/13/2008 7/5/2016

Admiral David Foote Sellers was born in Austin, Texas, at an Army post on Feb. 4, 1874, the son of Major Edwin E. Sellers, USA and Olive Lay Foote Sellers. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academ...

3/11/2013 7/4/2016

Appointed Naval Cadet from Ohio 17 March 1885. Captain 10 Aug 1916. Chief of Staff of Commandant 3 Naval District New York NY 27 March 1917 to 12 Sept 1918. Command of Arkansas 28 Sept 1918. Awarded or...

9/12/2010 7/3/2016

Charles Frederick Hughes (14 October 1866 – 28 May 1934) was an admiral in the United States Navy and served as Chief of Naval Operations. Biography Born in Bath, Maine, Hughes was appoint...

11/12/2013 7/3/2016

Edward Walter Eberle (August 17, 1864 - July 6, 1929) was an admiral in the United States Navy, who served as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy and third Chief of Naval Operations. ...

2/3/2012 7/3/2016

Admiral Joseph Strauss (1861 - 1948)

See: ) Admiral Joseph Strauss (16 November 1861 – 30 December 1948) was an officer of the United States Navy, who served in World War I, and later commanded the Asiatic Fleet.

2/4/2010 7/3/2016

Admiral Albert Gleaves (1858 - 1937)

Albert Gleaves (January 1, 1858 – January 6, 1937) was an admiral in the United States Navy, also notable as a naval historian. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Gleaves graduated from the Unite...

1/21/2013 7/3/2016

Admiral Hugh Rodman KCB (1859 - 1940)

Admiral Hugh Rodman KCB (6 January 1859 – 7 June 1940) was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish–American War and World War I, later serving as the Commande...

6/11/2012 7/3/2016

Admiral Austin M. Knight (1854 - 1927)

Austin Melvin Knight (December 16, 1854 - February 26, 1927) was an admiral in the United States Navy. He was commander in chief of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet from 1917 to 1918. His textbook Modern Seama...

8/28/2008 7/3/2016

William Shepherd Benson (25 September 1855 – 20 May 1932) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and the first Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), holding the post throughout World War I. Bio...

11/12/2013 7/3/2016

Admiral Henry T. Mayo (1856 - 1937)

Henry Thomas Mayo (8 December 1856 – 23 February 1937) was an admiral of the United States Navy. Mayo was born in Burlington, Vermont, 8 December 1856. Upon graduation from the United States...

11/13/2013 7/3/2016

Admiral David Farragut (USN) MP (1801 - 1870)

He is remembered in popular culture for his order at the Battle of Mobile Bay, usually paraphrased: "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" by U.S. Navy tradition Civil War Union Navy Admiral. He is ...

7/12/2009 7/3/2016

Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, GCMG KCSI KCIE (14 February 1850 – 8 June 1924) was a British diplomat and civil servant of colonial British India. Background Born at Sehore, Bhopal, India, he ...

6/30/2016 6/30/2016

Sir Michael Henry Herbert, KCMG CB PC (25 June 1857–30 September 1903), was a British diplomat and ambassador. Career Herbert was brought up at the family house at Wilton House, in Wiltshi...

11/22/2008 6/30/2016

Harold Terry Johnson, a Representative from California; born in Broderick, Yolo County, Calif., December 2, 1907; attended the public schools of Roseville, Calif., and the University of Nevada; super...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

) John Pelham (September 7, 1838 – March 17, 1863) was an artillery officer who served with the Confederate cavalry under J.E.B. Stuart during the American Civil War. Dubbed "The Gallant Pelha...

7/14/2011 6/29/2016

Martha Mitchell MP (1918 - 1976)

Martha Beall Mitchell (September 2, 1918 – May 31, 1976) was the wife of John N. Mitchell, United States Attorney General under President Richard Nixon. Martha Mitchell gained notoriety in the...

3/19/2012 6/28/2016

Donald Holst Clausen, a Representative from California; born in Ferndale, Humboldt County, Calif., April 27, 1923; graduated from elementary and high schools of Ferndale; attended San Jose (Calif.) S...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Pat Summitt MP (1952 - 2016)

"Pat"

Legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt has died. She was 64. Summitt's son Tyler said his mother died "peacefully" Tuesday morning, surrounded by "those who loved her most," in Knoxville, Ten...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Sherman Kent (1903 - 1986)

Sherman Kent (December 6, 1903 – March 11, 1986), was a Yale University history professor who, during World War II and through 17 years of Cold War-era service in the Central Intelligence Agen...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

Mabel Cratty (1868 - 1928)

Mabel Cratty (June 30, 1868 - February 27, 1928) was an American educator and served as the General Secretary of the National Board of the YWCA from 1906 until her death in 1928. Biography Mabel ...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Harry Lane Englebright (January 2, 1884 – May 13, 1943) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the House minority whip between 1933 and 1943. Englebright was born in Nevada City, Californ...

3/5/2014 6/26/2016

Nathan Coombs (1823 - 1877)

Nathan Coombs (1826-December 26, 1877) was a California pioneer and founder of the city of Napa, California. Nathan Coombs lived in Massachusetts and came overland to Oregon in 1842. Coombs came to...

5/18/2008 6/26/2016

Dr. John Wesley Hoyt (October 13, 1831 – May 23, 1912) was an American politician and educator. Hoyt was the third Governor of Wyoming Territory. Early life Hoyt was born in Worthington, O...

5/17/2014 6/26/2016

Hiram Pitt Bennet (1826 - 1914)

Hiram Pitt Bennet (September 2, 1826 – November 11, 1914) was a Congressional delegate from the Territory of Colorado and Colorado Secretary of State. Biography Bennet was born in Carthage...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Frederik Gerhard Hendrik Meijer (December 7, 1919 – November 25, 2011) was an American businessman, the Chairman of the Meijer hypermarket chain in Michigan, US. Biography Frederik Meijer ...

1/23/2016 6/25/2016

John Brooks Felton (1827 - 1877)

John Brooks Felton [1] (born 1827 in Saugus, Massachusetts, died May 2, 1877 in Oakland, California) was an American jurist and politician who served as the 14th Mayor of Oakland, California. Felto...

1/24/2010 6/25/2016

Henry William St Pierre Bunbury (1812-1875) was a British soldier who served for three years in the Australian colonies: New South Wales 1834-35, Tasmania 1835-36, and Western Australia 1836-37. He...

4/17/2008 6/25/2016

William Cranch (1769 - 1855)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Cranch (July 17, 1769 – September 1, 1855) was an American judge and the second reporter of decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States..."...

10/10/2008 6/24/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A204689 Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasur...

8/19/2008 6/24/2016

William Rosecrans wrote about his elders: "I have a mother who loves me well. A father whose fortune is his father's blessing, with his own hands and my good mother. Father is strong-willed, a self...

7/17/2011 6/24/2016

Joel Henry Clayton (1812 - 1872)

The story of the Clayton Historical Society and Museum must begin with a few words about Joel Clayton, founder of the town. Joel was born in the mining village of Bugsworth (now Buxworth), Derbyshire, ...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Cornelius Cole (September 17, 1822 – November 3, 1924) served a single term in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican representing California from 1863 to 1865, and another...

10/27/2013 6/24/2016

Henry Marie Brackenridge , a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., May 11, 1786; instructed by his father and private tutors; attended a French academy at St. Genevieve, La.; stu...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Dorothy McKibbin (1897 - 1985)

Dorothy McKibbin (December 12, 1897 – December 17, 1985) worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II. She ran the project's office at 109 East Palace in Santa Fe, through which staff m...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Thomas Clark Durant (1820 - 1885)

As a financier and an executive of the Union Pacific Railroad in the early 1860s Dr. Thomas C. Durant (1820–1885) was instrumental in building the first railway spanning the western United State...

10/5/2008 6/23/2016

Thomas Chalmers (1780 - 1847)

Thomas Chalmers FRSE (17 March 1780 – 31 May 1847), was a Scottish minister, professor of theology, political economist, and a leader of the Church of Scotland and of the Free Church of Scotla...

6/21/2016 6/21/2016

François Arago (1786 - 1853)

Dominique François Jean Arago (Catalan: Domènec Francesc Joan Aragó), known simply as François Arago (French: [fʁɑ̃swa aʁaɡo]; Catalan: Fr...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (12 August 1887, Erdberg – 4 January 1961, Vienna) was an Austrian theoretical physicist who was one of the fathers of quantum mechanics, and is f...

7/9/2008 6/18/2016

Earle Cabell (October 27, 1906 – September 24, 1975), was a Texas politician who served as mayor of Dallas, Texas. Cabell was mayor at the time of the assassination of John F. Kennedy and was ...

4/27/2011 6/17/2016

John Calhoun Nicholls (1834 - 1893)

John Calhoun Nicholls (April 25, 1834 – December 25, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia. Born in Clinton, Georgia, Nicholls attended private schools and graduated from the College ...

6/16/2016 6/16/2016

Sen. Philip Doddridge (1773 - 1832)

Philip Doddridge (May 17, 1773 – November 19, 1832) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Biography Born in Bedford County, Virginia, Doddridge was reared on a farm. He moved to Brooke Co...

7/12/2008 6/15/2016

Edwin Markham (1852 - 1940)

"Edwin Markham"

Edwin Markham (April 23, 1852 – March 7, 1940; born Charles Edward Anson Markham) was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon. Edwin Markham was born in Oregon City,...

11/7/2009 6/15/2016

Lydia Maria Child MP (1802 - 1880)

"Lydia Maria Child"

Lydia Maria Child (February 11, 1802 – October 20, 1880) was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, opponent of American expansionism, Indian rights activist, novelist, and journal...

5/11/2011 6/14/2016

Edmund Frederic Warburg (1908 - 1966)

"Heff Warburg", "E. F. Warburg"

Wikipedia contributors. " E. F. Warburg ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Edmund Frederic ("Heff") Warburg (22 March 1908 – 9 June 1966) was an English botanist, known as the co-author of...

9/3/2011 6/9/2016

John Holliman (1948 - 1998)

John Holliman (October 23, 1948 – September 12, 1998) was an American broadcast journalist. He was a member of the original reporting corps for CNN, serving as its agriculture correspondent af...

6/8/2016 6/8/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor #: A088604 William Sanford Pennington (1757 – September 17, 1826) was the sixth Governor of New Jerse...

1/4/2009 6/8/2016

David Brearley MP (1745 - 1790)

From Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution by Robert K. Wright, Jr. and Morris J. MacGregor, Jr., published by the Center of Military History, United States Army, Washington, D.C., 1987 DAVID BREAR...

4/26/2013 6/8/2016

William Cocke, U.S. Senator MP (1747 - 1828)

William Cocke (1748 – August 22, 1828) was an American lawyer, pioneer, and statesman. He has the distinction of having served in the state legislature of four different states: Virginia, North ...

11/19/2007 6/8/2016

George Walker Crawford (December 22, 1798 – July 27, 1872) was a Georgia politician during the nineteenth century. He served as the 38th Governor of Georgia from 1843 to 1847 and United States...

9/25/2012 6/2/2016

Governor of Ohio, U.S. Senator, U.S. Congressman. A native of Pennsylvania, he moved to the Northwest Territory in 1795, settling in what became Hamilton County, Ohio as a surveyor and farmer. Became a...

5/31/2016 5/31/2016

Rear Admiral Bowman H. McCalla (19 June 1844 – 6 May 1910) was an officer in the United States Navy, who was noted for his roles in the Spanish-American War and putting down the Boxer Rebellio...

3/9/2012 5/30/2016

Emerson Hamilton Liscum (July 16, 1841 – July 13, 1900) was a U.S. Army officer who was killed in battle at Tientsin, China during the Boxer Rebellion. Liscum joined the 1st Vermont Infantry...

3/2/2009 5/30/2016

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Army Brigadier General. At the age 24, he entered the U. S. Army as a Cavalry Cornet in 1792, was promoted a Lieutenant of U.S. Dragoons in 1793, served in the Battle of Fa...

5/29/2016 5/29/2016

Sharlot Hall (1870 - 1943)

Sharlot Mabridth Hall (October 27, 1870 – April 9, 1943) was an American journalist, poet and historian. She was the first woman to hold an office in the Arizona Territorial government and her...

5/18/2016 5/27/2016

Thomas Hinds (1780 - 1840)

Thomas Hinds served on the Mississippi Territorial Council and commanded troops at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. He helped negotiate the Treaty of Doak's Stand and was part of the...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

James Zachariah George (October 20, 1826 – August 14, 1897) was an American military officer, lawyer, writer, and politician. He was known as Mississippi's "Great Commoner." James Z. Geo...

12/27/2011 5/25/2016

Thomas Stowell Phelps (Buckfield, Maine, 2 November 1822 – New York City, New York, 10 January 1901) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the United States Navy from 1840 to ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

James Leonard Cooper (1830 - 1915)

James Cooper founded the Carolina Academy in Neshoba County to educate Confederate veterans shortly after the Civil War. The school was later moved to Lauderdale County and renamed Cooper Institute.

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Was nominated as Lt. Colonel for the four regiments to be raised for the defense of this colony, February 28, 1776. He was commissioned Colonel of the 4th Orange County militia regiment (Florida and Wa...

12/23/2008 5/24/2016

John S. Battle, Governor (1890 - 1972)

John Stewart Battle (July 11, 1890 – April 9, 1972) was an American politician and the 56th Governor of Virginia from 1950 to 1954. Battle was born in 1890 in New Bern, Craven County, Nort...

1/20/2013 5/24/2016

Austin Augustus King (September 21, 1802 – April 22, 1870), also known as Austin A. King and Austin King, was the tenth Governor of Missouri and United States Congressman. King was born in...

8/3/2010 5/24/2016

Family and Education b. ?6 May 1610, 1st s. of Élie de Carteret of Metesches, Jersey by Elizabeth, da. of Hugh Dumaresq of Sark. m. 6 May 1640, his cos. Elizabeth (d.1697), da. of Sir Philippe d...

8/8/2007 5/23/2016

Charles Griffin (December 18, 1825 – September 15, 1867) was a career officer in the United States Army and a Union general in the American Civil War. He rose to command a corps in the Army of...

5/25/2011 5/22/2016

Count John A. Creighton (1831 - 1907)

Count John A. Creighton (October 15, 1831 – February 7, 1907) was a pioneer businessman and philanthropist in Omaha, Nebraska who founded Creighton University. The younger brother of Edward ...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Susan G. Komen (1943 - 1980)

Susan Goodman, later Susan Goodman Komen, was born in 1943 in Peoria, Illinois. She was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. She died of the disease at age 36 in 1980. Komen's younger sister,...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Merle Haggard MP (1937 - 2016)

"The Hag"

Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music singer, guitarist, fiddler, instrumentalist, and songwriter. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band The Strangers helped cr...

1/2/2008 5/21/2016

George Dashiell Bayard (December 18, 1835 – December 14, 1862) was a career soldier in the United States Army and a general in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded...

5/14/2011 5/18/2016

Lucretia Breazeale Hamilton (1908-1986) was an American botanical illustrator, who was considered an expert on southwestern United States flora. She illustrated numerous technical papers for the Univ...

5/18/2016 5/18/2016

Jesse Lee Reno (April 20, 1823 – September 14, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War, the western frontier, and as a Union General during the Ame...

5/15/2011 5/18/2016

Ada Hayden (1884 - 1950)

Ada Hayden (14 August 1884 – 12 August 1950) was an American botanist, educator, and preservationist. She was the curator of the Iowa State University Herbarium, which was renamed the Ada Hayd...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

) Benjamin Alvord (August 18, 1813 – October 16, 1884) was an American soldier, mathematician, and botanist. Early life and career Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, where he developed a...

5/12/2011 5/17/2016

Walter Hugh Crowley (1932 - 1985)

Walter H. Crowley, a member of the City Council from Queens, died yesterday at his home in Elmhurst. He was 53 years old. Mr. Crowley was elected by the Council in January to succeed Thomas J. Manton...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Ralph "Doc" Hubbard (1885 - 1980)

Ralph "Doc" Hubbard (June 22, 1886 – November 14, 1980)[1] was involved in promoting and preserving Native American culture. He wrote two children's novels with Native American settings, Queer P...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

Daniel Johnson Morrell (1821 - 1885)

Daniel Johnson Morrell (August 8, 1821 – August 20, 1885) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Morrell was born in North Berwick, York County, Main...

5/13/2016 5/13/2016

Russell Sage, Hon. MP (1816 - 1906)

Russell Sage (4 August 1816 – 22 July 1906) was a financier, railroad executive and Whig politician from New York, United States. As a frequent partner of Jay Gould in various transactions, he...

6/8/2010 5/13/2016

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Caldwell Calhoun March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19t...

7/29/2007 5/11/2016

Terence Tolbert (1964 - 2008)

Terence D. Tolbert (1964 – November 2, 2008) was an American political operative who was the Nevada state director for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and an aide to Joel Klein, the ...

9/15/2009 5/11/2016

Maggie L. Walker (1864 - 1934)

"Maggie Lena Mitchell"

Maggie Lena Walker' (July 15, 1864 – December 15, 1934) was an African-American teacher and businesswoman. Walker was the first female bank president of any race to charter a bank in the Unite...

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

Henry Percy Brewster (also Persy) (November 22, 1816 – December 28, 1884) was a lawyer, statesman, and soldier from Texas. He fought in the Texas Revolution, and as a colonel in the Confederat...

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

Abraham Charles Myers (Georgetown, South Carolina, 14 May 1811 - Washington, D.C., 20 June 1889) was a Jewish American army officer and a graduate of West Point, Class of 1833. During the Semin...

1/12/2013 5/11/2016

John Walker Maury (1809 - 1855)

John Walker Maury (1809–1855) was an American politician. He served as the fifteenth Mayor of Washington, D.C. for one two-year term, from 1852 to 1854. -------------------------------------...

1/20/2014 5/9/2016

Seaton Schroeder (1849 - 1922)

Digitized by GooglQ The Seaton family, with genealogy and biographies By Oren Andrew Seaton. Printed in Topeka, Kansas by Crane & Company, 1906. p. 108 George Seaton 2d, the only other son in t...

1/3/2011 5/9/2016

Richard Phillips Leary (3 November 1842 – 27 December 1901) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served from the American Civil War through the Spanish-American War. Biography Lear...

8/29/2014 5/9/2016

John Little McClellan (February 25, 1896 – November 28, 1977) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Representative (1935–1939) and...

3/7/2012 5/6/2016

Newton Horace Winchell (1839 - 1914)

Newton Horace Winchell (1839–1914) was an American geologist responsible for the six-volume The Geology of Minnesota: Final Report of the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota, wh...

5/6/2016 5/6/2016

Anthony Comstock (1844 - 1915)

Anthony Comstock (March 7, 1844 – September 21, 1915) was a United States Postal Inspector and politician dedicated to ideas of Victorian morality. The terms "comstockery" and "Comstockism" we...

5/5/2016 5/5/2016

Updated from Interment.net by SmartCopy : Nov 12 2014, 19:22:48 UTC Brigadier General Richard Elmer Ellsworth (July 18, 1911 – March 18, 1953) was a United States Air Force commander durin...

9/23/2007 5/4/2016

William Mulholland MP (1855 - 1935)

Building the water system of Los Angeles William Mulholland (September 11, 1855 – July 22, 1935) was the head of a predecessor department to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. ...

11/18/2014 5/4/2016

Ralph A. "Jessie" Stoll (1919 - 2004)

"Born Stoll", "Born Jessie)"

Ralph, "Jessie", was born in Mechanicsburg and was the son of William and Grace (Greegor) Stoll. He was 85 and retired from Kimberly-Clark Corp. He was inducted into the South Central (Baseball) Hall O...

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