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Common MP

Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in...

9/13/2014 Today

Madeleine A. Pickens (born March 5, 1947 in Lebanon) is an American businesswoman who owns Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California. She is also a Thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder ...

4/1/2012 Today

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Su...

3/28/2009 Yesterday

Anthony Ervin is an American competition swimmer who has won two Olympic medals and two World Championship golds. At the 2000 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle, and e...

4/27/2012 7/22/2016

Sybil Margaret Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda, DBE Sybil Margaret Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda, DBE (née Haig; 25 February 1857 – 11 March 1941) was a British suffragette, feminist, and phi...

7/20/2016 7/22/2016

Augustus Louis Chetlain (December 26, 1824 – March 15, 1914) was a United States Army soldier – the first man in Illinois to volunteer at the outbreak of the American Civil War. He serv...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

He is an Irish-American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is known for his often biting comedic style and his chain smoking. Leary is the star and co-creator of the television show Rescue Me, w...

12/4/2009 7/14/2016

Bruce Vincent Rauner (born February 18, 1957) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and politician. He is the 42nd and current Governor of Illinois, serving since January 12, 2015. Prior to his...

7/11/2016 7/11/2016

Gene Haas MP

"Gene Haas"

[From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ] Eugene "Gene" Francis Haas (born November 12, 1952) is founder, president, and sole stockholder of Haas Automation, a CNC machine tool manufacturer. He also h...

7/9/2016 7/9/2016

Jerome Fisher MP (1930 - 2016)


Jerome Fisher’s shoe-manufacturing business in New Hampshire, sapped by competition from imports, collapsed in 1968 when he was in his late 30s. He converted himself to an importer of shoes from...

7/9/2016 7/9/2016

Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for such recordings as "Mandy", "Can't Smile Without You", and "Copacabana (At th...

11/10/2007 7/6/2016

Benjamin Seixas Nathan (1813 - 1870)

Benjamin Nathan (December 20, 1813 – July 28, 1870) was an American investor and philanthropist. He was bludgeoned to death in his home in 1870, and the notorious murder case remains unsolved ...

1/7/2010 7/5/2016

Pat Summitt MP (1952 - 2016)


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
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Eric Frederick Trump (born January 6, 1984) is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the third child of American businessman Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana Trump. He is the executiv...

12/13/2009 6/26/2016

) William Kent, a Representative from California; born in Chicago, Ill., March 29, 1864; moved to California in 1871 with his parents, who settled in Marin County; attended private schools in Califor...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

Tony Robbins (born Anthony J. Mahavoric; February 29, 1960) is an American motivational speaker, personal finance instructor, and self-help author. He became well known from his infomercials and self...

6/23/2016 6/25/2016

Theodore W. "Ted" Waitt (born January 18, 1963) is an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. Waitt is a co-founder of Gateway, Inc..[1] Contents [show] Biography[edit] Waitt was born ...

3/11/2009 6/25/2016

John Frederick Wolfe (1943 - 2016)

Wolfe, the former publisher of The Dispatch and a Columbus business leader and philanthropist, died Friday afternoon, June 24, 2016 at the James Cancer Hospital at Ohio State University's Wexner Medica...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Caroline Earle White (1833 - 1916)

Caroline Earle White (1833–1916) was an American philanthropist and anti-vivisection activist. She co-founded the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) in 1867,...

6/15/2016 6/15/2016

Abby 'Babs' Rockefeller MP (1903 - 1976)

"Abby Aldrich Rockefeller", "Babs Rockefeller", "Abby Pardee", "Abby Milton"

Wikipedia article-Abigail Rockefeller Mauzé She was called 'Babs' to distinguish her from her mother Abigail 'Abby' Rockefeller.

8/4/2008 6/7/2016

Afeni Shakur Davis MP (1947 - 2016)

NY Times Obituary Afeni Shakur, a civil rights activist and former Black Panther whose tumultuous but close relationship with her son, the rapper Tupac Shakur, was the inspiration for much of his wor...

2/18/2010 6/7/2016

Links: The Peerage Geneall Own website

1/24/2008 6/5/2016

David Theodore Chase (1929 - 2016)

"David Tuvia Ciesla"

6/4/2016 6/5/2016

Simon Konover MP (1922 - 2015)

Simon Konover's Legacy: Generosity, Remembrance Simon Konover endured history's worst genocide, became a philanthropist That Simon Konover endured the greatest evil known to history to become so char...

4/9/2009 6/4/2016

William S. Fisher (born 1958) is an American businessman and philanthropist. He has been a director of Gap Inc. since 2009 and is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Manzanita Capital Limited....

3/31/2016 5/30/2016

Abner William McGehee (1779 - 1855)

Mr McGehee was a philanthropist and one of the founders of Montgomery, Alabama. Charlotte Mildred Spencer. She is buried in the same cemetery. b 1781 Elbert Co, GA; d 1820 Oglethorpe Co, GA.

7/10/2009 5/29/2016

Conrad Poppenhusen (1818 - 1883)

Geboren am 1. April 1818 - Hamburg, Deutschland / Germany Verstorben am 21. Dezember 1883 - College Point, New York, USA , Alter: 65 Jahre alt Kaufmann zu New York und Hamburg. Verheiratet am 28....

7/15/2013 5/27/2016

Theodorus Bailey Myers (December 13, 1821 – June 16, 1888), was an American lawyer, philanthropist, served as a colonel in the U.S. Military, and a collector of books and historical manuscripts.

10/4/2012 5/25/2016

Lucius Osmond Crosby (1907 - 1978)

"Lucius Crosby", "Jr."

Lucius Crosby, Jr., served as mayor, business leader, and foremost philanthropist for the city of Picayune. He contributed to the development of libraries and churches, and was the state and local di...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Ewing Kauffman (1916 - 1993)

Ewing Marion Kauffman was best known as the founder and original owner of the Kansas City Royals Baseball Club. Kauffman moved to Kansas City at the age of eight. In 1950, he founded Marion Laborator...

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

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

Mary Lucretia Creighton (1834 - 1876)

Mary Lucretia Creighton (February 3, 1834 – January 23, 1876) was born Mary Lucretia Wareham in Dayton, Ohio. Creighton was a philanthropist who left a bequest of $200,000 in her will to found...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016
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Tony Thomas, the only son of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas, is a member of the ALSAC/St. Jude Boards of Directors and Governors and is actively involved in fundraising efforts for St. Jude Children...

6/11/2010 5/20/2016

Harry Chapin MP (1942 - 1981)

Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known in particular for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the number-one hit "Ca...

6/21/2009 5/20/2016

Special Collections CAROLINE HAZARD PAPERS 1871-1939 MSG# 7 BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Caroline Hazard, educator and author, was born in Peace Dale, Rhode Island, to Rowland and Margaret (Rood) Haza...

7/2/2007 5/18/2016

Lloyd Bruce Wescott (1907 - 1990)

Lloyd Bruce Wescott (November 21, 1907 – December 24, 1990) was an agriculturalist, civil servant, and philanthropist in New Jersey. Born and educated in Wisconsin, he moved to New York after ...

2/16/2011 5/18/2016

Edward P. Evans (1942 - 2000)

Edward and his brother, Robert, became significant owners and/or breeders of Thoroughbred racehorses, with Robert owning the 2014 Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist. Edward Parker Evans was the forme...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Thomas Mellon Evans (1910 - 1997)

"James Evans"

Thomas Mellon Evans (September 8, 1910 – July 17, 1997) was a financier who was one of the early corporate raiders in American business as well as a philanthropist and a prominent Thoroughbred...

10/17/2010 5/16/2016

Helen Clay Frick (1888 - 1984)

Profile photo: pictured with her father, Henry Clay Frick Helen Clay Frick (1888–1984) was an American philanthropist and art collector. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third c...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Thomas Marshall Howe (1808 - 1877)

Thomas Marshall Howe (April 20, 1808 – July 20, 1877) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. He was a Financier, Statesman, Manufacturer, and Philanthropist....

3/11/2009 5/14/2016

Horatio Nelson Slater (1808 - 1880)

After 1829, Samuel Slater made his sons partners in the new umbrella firm of Samuel Slater and Sons. His son Horatio Nelson Slater completely reorganized the family business, introduced cost-cutting me...

2/18/2013 5/13/2016

Olivia Sage (1828 - 1918)

"Olivia Sage"

Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, known as Olivia Sage (8 September 1828-4 November 1918), was an American philanthropist known for her contributions to education and progressive causes. In 1869 she marri...

6/8/2010 5/12/2016

Lucy Noël Martha Leslie, Countess of Rothes (25 December 1878 – 12 September 1956) was the wife of the 19th Earl of Rothes, whom she married on 19 April 1900. Notably assisted the Red C...

1/30/2012 5/12/2016

Roger Houston Ogden MP

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States

Bio/History: Roger Ogden was born in 1946 in Denver, Colorado to Roger Hadfield Ogden and Mary Catherine Schneider. His parents moved to Shreveport, Louisiana, just after his birth. Ogden started h...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Robert Kenneth Kraft[2] (born June 5, 1941) is an American business magnate. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Kraft Group, a diversified holding company with assets in paper and ...

1/16/2008 5/10/2016

7/18/2011 5/8/2016

5/21/2011 5/8/2016

Kenneth Colin Irving MP (1899 - 1992)

Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Apr 30 2016, 19:46:31 UTC

5/21/2011 5/8/2016

Arthur Brisbane MP (1864 - 1937)

Arthur Brisbane (December 12, 1864 – December 25, 1936) was one of the best known American newspaper editors of the 20th century. Journalist and newspaper editor, Arthur was born in Buffalo,...

12/18/2013 5/8/2016

Werner Gunther Scharff (1916 - 2006)

OBITUARIES Werner Scharff, 90; Arts Patron, Clothier Helped Dress Up Venice By Valerie J. Nelson Times Staff Writer August 27, 2006 Walking along the Pacific Ocean shore in Venice in the late...

5/26/2008 5/4/2016

Bernard Emmanuel Spitzer (1924 - 2014)

Bernard Spitzer, a prominent New York City real estate developer and philanthropist who supported his son Eliot’s political career and at times became entangled in it, died on Saturday at his ho...

8/1/2011 5/4/2016

Lady Muriel Evelyn Vernon Paget , CBE, DStJ (19 August 1876 – 16 June 1938) was a British philanthropist and a humanitarian relief worker, initially based in London, and later in Eastern and Cen...

12/31/2009 5/1/2016

Anne N. Evans (1871 - 1941)

Philanthropist/civic leader. Member of the Denver Art Commission and the Denver Public Library.

7/23/2011 5/1/2016

W. Wallace Lanahan Jr. (1917 - 2006)


William Wallace Lanahan, Jr. prepared at St. Paul’s School. At Princeton he majored in history and was a member of the hockey squad, 150-pound crew, squash team, the Catholic Club, and Ivy Club....

9/6/2011 5/1/2016

10/18/2007 4/29/2016

Nathaniel Thayer, Jr. (1808 - 1883)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via son Eugene Van Renssealer Thayer by SmartCopy : Sep 17 2015, 17:28:04 UTC

12/17/2009 4/29/2016

Jessie Ball du Pont (1884 - 1970)

Jessie Ball duPont (January 20, 1884 – September 26, 1970) was an American teacher, philanthropist and designated a Great Floridian by the Florida Department of State.

11/16/2010 4/28/2016

Alfred Irenee du Pont (1864 - 1935)

Alfred Irénée du Pont (May 12, 1864 – April 28, 1935) was an American industrialist, financier, philanthropist and a member of the influential Du Pont family. Alfred du Pont fi...

11/16/2010 4/28/2016

Heather Reisman MP

Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Apr 28 2016, 14:51:09 UTC

10/9/2015 4/28/2016

Marshall Field III (1893 - 1956)

Marshall Field III (September 28, 1893 – November 8, 1956) was an American investment banker, publisher, racehorse owner/breeder, philanthropist, heir to the Marshall Field department store fo...

6/30/2010 4/27/2016

Bob Atwood (1907 - 1997)

Robert Bruce "Bob" Atwood (March 31, 1907 – January 10, 1997) was the long-time editor and publisher of the Anchorage Times, and a proponent of Alaska statehood.

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Elmer E. Rasmuson (1909 - 2000)

Elmer Edwin Rasmuson (February 15, 1909 – December 1, 2000) was an American banker, philanthropist and politician in the territory and state of Alaska. He headed the family business, National ...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Evangeline Atwood (1906 - 1987)

Evangeline Atwood (1906–1987) was an American historian, activist, and philanthropist. She was the co-founder of numerous organizations in Alaska, including the Alaska Statehood Association, t...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Alice Louise Walton (born October 7, 1949) is an American heiress to the fortune of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson ...

3/18/2013 4/26/2016

James Lance Bass (born May 4, 1979) is an American pop singer, dancer, actor, film and television producer, and author. He grew up in Mississippi and rose to fame as the bass singer for the American ...

4/26/2016 4/26/2016

George W. Barber MP

"George Barber", "Jr."

Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA

Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George W. Barber (a.k.a. George Barber, Jr.) is an American businessman, real estate developer and philanthropist from Alabama. Barber's father, George H. Barber, f...

4/24/2016 4/24/2016

Michael J. Fox, OC (born June 9, 1961 as Michael Andrew Fox), is a Canadian–American actor, author, comedian, producer, activist and voice-over artist. With a film and television career spanning...

7/15/2009 4/24/2016

Mary Telfair (1791 - 1875)

Mary Telfair outlived her siblings and became the benefactor of the first public art museum in the American South, now a complex of three buildings called the Telfair Museums. After her death in 1875, ...

4/24/2016 4/24/2016

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

The Page-Walker Hotel, also known as The Page-Walker Arts & History Center is an historic house museum and former hotel located in Cary, North Carolina. The founder of the town of Cary, Allison Franc...

1/8/2013 4/18/2016

John Watts de Peyster, Sr. (March 9, 1821 – May 4, 1907) was an author on the art of war, philanthropist, and early Adjutant General of the New York National Guard. He served in the New York S...

7/23/2008 4/18/2016

Dave Thomas (1932 - 2002)

) Rex David "Dave" Thomas (July 2, 1932 – January 8, 2002) was an American businessperson and philanthropist. Thomas was the founder and chief executive officer of Wendy's, a fast-food restaur...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

William Doud Packard (1861 - 1923)

William Doud Packard (November 3, 1861 – November 11, 1923) was an American automobile manufacturer who founded the Packard Motor Car Company and Packard Electric Company with his brother Jame...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

James Ward Packard (1863 - 1928)

James 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 Dou...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

Eugene Grace (1876 - 1960)

Eugene 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 a...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. Source:

9/22/2011 4/12/2016

Joshua Bates (1788 - 1864)

) Joshua Bates (1788–1864) was an international financier who divided his life between the United States and the United Kingdom. ------------------------------------------ Partner in Barin...

5/4/2011 4/8/2016

Herbert Lee Pratt (1871 - 1945)

Herbert Lee Pratt was an American business man and a leading figure in the United States oil industry. Pratt was born 21 November, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Mary Helen (née Rich...

9/2/2010 4/7/2016

Frederic Bayley Pratt (1865 - 1945)

Frederic Bayley Pratt was the president of Brooklyn's Pratt Institute for 44 years, from 1893-1937. He was born in Brooklyn NY, the son of Standard Oil magnate Charles Pratt and Mary Helen Richardson...

9/2/2010 4/7/2016

Emanuel Raphael Belilios MP (1837 - 1905)

"Turning Back the Pages" by Esmond David Ezra. Table XI Armorial families : a directory of gentlemen of coat-armour (1905) ______________________________ Who’s Who: An Annual Biographical ...

2/28/2009 4/4/2016

Edward Maurice Bronfman MP (1927 - 2005)

3/5/2012 3/31/2016

Marjorie Bronfman (b. - 2012)

4/25/2011 3/31/2016

Doris F. Fisher (née Feigenbaum; born 1931) is an American businesswoman who co-founded The Gap clothing stores with her husband, Donald Fisher. She has been named as one of the 100 Most Pow...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Pierre Morad Omidyar (Persian: پیر مراد امیدیار‎‎, born June 21, 1967) is a French-born...

3/18/2008 3/30/2016

Philip Frederick Anschutz (/ˈænʃuːts/ AN-shoots; born December 28, 1939) is an American entrepreneur. Anschutz bought out his father's drilling company, Circle A Drilling,...

3/29/2016 3/29/2016

George E. Norcross III (born 1956) is an insurance executive, community leader, philanthropist and a Democratic Party leader in New Jersey. Norcross currently serves as Executive Chairman of Conner...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Kenneth Thomson MP (1923 - 2006)

Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet (September 1, 1923 – June 12, 2006), in Canada known as Ken Thomson, was a Canadian businessman and art collector who, at the time of his death, was...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Ezra Khedouri Zilkha (born 1925/1926) is an Iraqi-born American financier and philanthropist. Early life Ezra Zilkha was born in Baghdad, the son of the banker Khedouri Zilkha. He grew up in Bagh...

2/13/2011 3/26/2016

Ronald Wayne Burkle (born November 12, 1952) is an American investor and philanthropist. He is co-founder and managing partner of The Yucaipa Companies, LLC, a private equity and venture capital firm...

3/25/2016 3/26/2016

Bill Laurie is an American former basketball player and coach, and current business executive and philanthropist. He is the former owner of the St. Louis Blues. He is the co-Chairman of Paige Sports ...

3/26/2016 3/26/2016

Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American software engineer, businessman, as well as the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc (formerly named Google). In 2016, Forbes ranked Schmidt as ...

3/25/2016 3/26/2016

Bernard Marcus MP


Bernard "Bernie" Marcus (born May 12, 1929) is an American businessman and philanthropist. He co-founded Home Depot and was the company's first CEO; he served as Chairman of the Board until retiring ...

3/4/2010 3/25/2016

8/7/2013 3/25/2016

Sean Parker (born December 3, 1979) is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who cofounded the file-sharing computer service Napster and served as the first president of the social networking w...

3/24/2016 3/25/2016

Kenneth C. Griffin (born October 15, 1968, Daytona Beach, Florida) is an American hedge fund manager. Griffin is the founder and CEO of Citadel, a global investment firm. With an estimated $25 billio...

3/24/2016 3/25/2016

Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American businessman, philanthropist, investor, musician, and innovator, best known as the co-founder of Microsoft, alongside Bill Gates. As of March ...

3/20/2016 3/25/2016

Ronald Owen Perelman (born January 1, 1943) is an American businessman and investor. Through his company MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., he has invested in various companies with interests that en...

7/15/2007 3/25/2016

Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958)[2] is an American businessman, investor, film producer, author, television personality and philanthropist. He is the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks,[3] Landmark T...

9/24/2015 3/25/2016