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PIERSON, Isaac, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 15, 1770; attended private schools; was graduated from Princeton College in 1789; studied medicine; was gr...

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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

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

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

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

Derek Christian Kilmer (born January 1, 1974) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, ...

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Kenneth Robert "Ken" Buck (born February 16, 1959) is an American politician who is the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district. A Republican, he previously served as District A...

9/12/2016 9/12/2016

J. B. Horner Kuper (1910 - 1993)

"Desmond"

Dr. J. B. Kuper, 83, A Nuclear Physicist At Brookhaven Lab By WOLFGANG SAXON Published: June 10, 1993 New York Times Dr. J. B. Horner Kuper, a physicist and former department chairman at Broo...

10/7/2010 9/8/2016

Isaac Lawrence (1768 - 1841)

"There have been many merchants of great celebrity in this city, named Lawrence, but among all the Lawrence race, none have been more remarkable than the brothers John and Isaac Lawrence. John was in b...

11/16/2007 9/8/2016

Elias B. Caldwell (1776 - 1825)

Elias Boudinot Caldwell (April 3, 1776 – May 30, 1825) was a Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States. Born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, Caldwell was two-years-old when his mother, H...

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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 ...

9/6/2016 9/7/2016

John Rawls (1921 - 2001)

John Bordley Rawls (/rɔːlz/; February 21, 1921 – November 24, 2002) was an American moral and political philosopher. He held the James Bryant Conant University Professorship at H...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Parke Godwin (1816 - 1904)

) Parke Godwin (February 28, 1816 – January 7, 1904) was an American journalist associated with New York. Biography Godwin was born on February 28, 1816, in Paterson, New Jersey. His fathe...

7/18/2008 9/5/2016

Rogers Albritton (1923 - 2002)

Rogers Garland Albritton (August 15, 1923 – May 21, 2002) was a chair of the Harvard and UCLA philosophy departments, and considered by his peers to be one of the finest philosophical minds of...

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Ben Shalom Bernanke born December 13, 1953, is an American economist, and the current Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. During his tenure as Chairman, Bernanke has...

2/23/2012 8/25/2016

Donald Clayton Spencer (1912 - 2001)

7/22/2008 8/20/2016

Jonathan Odell (1737 - 1818)

Rev. Jonathan Odell, graduate of Princeton and grandson of its first president, was a physician, poet, and clergyman. He went over to the British side in 1777, and patriots promptly confiscated his pro...

7/29/2011 8/20/2016

Heinz Wilhelm Hopf (1894 - 1971)

"Heinrich"

See photos under the "Media" tab Heinz Hopf (19 November 1894 – 3 June 1971) is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. Hopf was born in Gräbschen, Germ...

7/12/2008 8/19/2016

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 8/19/2016

Joseph Reed (1772 - 1846)

Published the Laws of Pennsylvania (5 Vols.) 1822-24, Continuing the work of Charles Smith. Joseph died on Wednesday, March 4, 1846 at 7 or 8 a.m., aged 73 years, 6 months, 21 days. Portrait by Cha...

7/15/2007 8/10/2016

Robert Coldwell Wood (September 16, 1923 – April 1, 2005) was an American political scientist, academic and government administrator, and professor of political science at MIT. From 1965 to 19...

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10/2/2012 7/9/2016

Lawrence Alan "Larry" Kudlow (born August 20, 1947) is an American conservative commentator, television personality, and newspaper columnist. He was the host of CNBC's The Kudlow Report. As a syndica...

6/29/2016 7/4/2016

. John Washington Rogers Jr. (born March 31, 1958) is an investor who founded Ariel Capital Management (now Ariel Investments, LLC) in 1983. He is chairman and CEO of the company, which is the United...

3/15/2016 7/4/2016

J. Stewart Bakula (1928 - 2014)

"Stew Bakula", "Stewart J. Bakula", "Stewart Bakula"

Bakula, J. Stewart passed away peacefully at age 85 on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Missouri Baptist Hospital. He died of complications related to his ongoing battle with Alzheimer's. Beloved husband of 62 ...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

Bretaigne Windust (1906 - 1960)

Ernest Bretaigne Windust (January 20, 1906 – March 19, 1960) was a US-based French-born theater, film, and television director. Early life He was born in Paris, the son of English violin v...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

Knox Taylor (1873 - 1922)

Birth: Oct. 19, 1873 New Jersey, USA Death: Apr. 4, 1922 Husband of Lucy Jane Miller Taylor. Who's Who in the World, 1912 Taylor, Knox: Manufacturer of iron and steel. Born at High Bridge, Hu...

2/13/2010 6/27/2016

Henry Curtis Lind (1921 - 2013)

Henry Curtis Lind (October 12, 1921 – November 11, 2013) was an American lawyer and the fourteenth reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court from 1979 to 1989. Born in Cransto...

12/21/2010 6/25/2016

Charles Henry Butler (1859 - 1940)

Charles Henry Butler (June 18, 1859 – February 9, 1940) was an American lawyer and the tenth reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1902 to 1916. Born in New ...

11/15/2010 6/25/2016

John Conrad Otto (1774 - 1844)

John Conrad Otto (born near Woodbridge, New Jersey, 15 March 1774; died in Philadelphia, 26 June 1844) was a United States physician. Biography His father, Bodo Otto, was a physician, and warmly ...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Hugh Hugh Brackenridge (1748 - 1816)

Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748 – June 25, 1816) was an American writer, lawyer, judge, and justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. A frontier citizen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Joseph Chambers McKibbin, a Representative from California; born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., May 14, 1824; received a common-school education and attended Princeton College 1840-1842; move...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

James Herbert Case, Jr. (1906 - 1965)

. James Herbert Case, Jr. was the 8th president of Washington & Jefferson College. Case was born on October 26, 1906 in Plainfield, New Jersey. He graduated from Princeton University in 1929 and se...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Everett Needham Case (1901 - 2000)

The Class of 1922 Princeton Everett Needham Case, a former pres. of Colgate U. and vice chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, died July 17, 2000, in Waterville, N.Y. Everett's career spann...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

William Linn (1752 - 1808)

from: Wikipedia The Reverend William Linn (February 27, 1752 – January 8, 1808) was the second President of Queen's College (now Rutgers University), serving in a pro tempore capacity from 179...

8/28/2014 6/17/2016

Robert L. Stanton (1810 - 1885)

Robert L. Stanton, D.D. (March 28, 1810 – May 23, 1885) was an American Presbyterian minister, educator and college administrator. He served as president of Miami University of Ohio from 1868 ...

6/15/2016 6/15/2016

Guy Gerard Rutherfurd (1915 - 2012)

Guy Gerard Rutherfurd was educated at St. Paul's School, Princeton University, and the University of Virginia School of Law. He married Georgette Whelan in 1938 and spent most of his life in Aiken SC...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Hugo Rutherfurd (1911 - 2006)

Hugo was an accomplished oarsman who rowed on crews at his prep school, St Paul's in Concord, New Hampshire and his college, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. He was a graduate of 1934, me...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Edward Witten, Fields Medal, 1990 MP

"Ed"

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Edward Witten (born August 26, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist with a focus on mathematical physics who is currently the Professor of Mathematical Physics at the Institute for Advanced Study...

2/25/2007 6/9/2016

Samuel Fowler, (grandson of Samuel Fowler [1779-1844]), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y., March 22, 1851; attended the Newton (N.J.) Academy, Princeton College...

4/8/2015 6/8/2016

William Halstead, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Elizabeth, N.J., June 4, 1794; was graduated from Princeton College in 1812; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1816 and commenced pra...

1/1/2011 6/8/2016

Kip Stephen Thorne, (born June 1, 1940) is an American theoretical physicist, known for his contributions in gravitational physics and astrophysics. A longtime friend and colleague of Stephen Hawking...

6/8/2016 6/8/2016

Frank Anthony Wilczek (born May 15, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate. He is currently the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institu...

4/1/2016 6/6/2016

David Gross, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2004 MP

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

David Jonathan Gross is an American theoretical physicist and string theorist. Along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of asympto...

7/17/2008 6/6/2016

9/3/2012 6/6/2016

Eliot Brewster Coulter (1892 - 1964)

Eliot Brewster Coulter born May 11, 1892 in Austinburg, Ohio, received his Litt.B. from Princeton University in 1914 and was awarded a Ph.D from Harvard University in 1916. He married Miss Kathleen...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Eugene Calvin Coulter (1859 - 1942)

He was headmaster of University School in Chicago, Illinois. Eugene Calvin Coulter, born at Hartford, Ohio, June 8, 1859, the son of son James Calvin and Harriet Elia (Clark) Coulter. Education. ...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Ells Laflin was born at 369 East Erie Street, Chicago, in 1898 and grew up summers after 1907 in Lake Forest. His parents were Josephine Knowland Laflin and Louis Ellsworth Laflin. His grandfather wa...

6/3/2016 6/3/2016
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5/30/2016 5/30/2016

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

Robert J. (Bob) Fisher (born August 26, 1954) is an American businessman. He is currently chairman of the Gap Inc. Board of Directors and has been a director since 1990; he was previously chairman of...

3/31/2016 5/30/2016

William Bell Montgomery (1829 - 1904)

William Montgomery, a cattleman, was a founding trustee of Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Mississippi State University). He was a leader in developing the state's cattle and dai...

5/27/2016 5/27/2016

Richard B. Veit (1921 - 2015)

Obituary January 19, 2015 Dick Veit passed away January 12th in his present hometown of San Rafael, CA. Dick was born in Paris, France, in 1921 to a French mother and American father. Moving to Conne...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Silas Wood, a Representative from New York; born in West Hills, near Huntington, Suffolk County, N.Y., September 14, 1769; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Princeton College in 1789 and ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Henry Ellett was a lawyer who was as a state senator from 1854 to 1865. Before that, he served briefly in the U.S. Congress. Ellett was a delegate to the Secession Convention of 1861 and helped draft...

6/22/2011 5/25/2016

William Lindsay Brandon (born c. 1801–1802 in Adams County, Mississippi; died October 8, 1890 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi) was a physician, state legislator, planter and military officer ...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

findagrave... ; newnetherlandinstitute.... ; Jeremiah Van Rensselaer (August 27, 1738 – February 19, 1810) was a Representative from New York to the United States Congress. He was the father...

9/8/2008 5/24/2016

Julian Power Alexander (1887 - 1953)

Julian Alexander, a lawyer, was a district attorney and a circuit judge. He served as an associate justice on the Mississippi Supreme Court from 1941 until 1953. ---------------------------------...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

John Clifton "Jack" Bogle is the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group. His 1999 book Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor became a bestseller and is con...

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

J. Wesley Gephart (1853 - 1905)

John Wesley Gephart (May 25, 1853 – February 14, 1905) was a Bellefonte, Pennsylvania lawyer and industrialist. Educated in Bellefonte and at Princeton University, Gephart's diligence and inte...

5/20/2016 5/20/2016

Bradley Tyler Johnson (September 29, 1829 – October 5, 1903) was an American lawyer, soldier, and writer. Although his home state of Maryland remained loyal to the Union during the American Ci...

5/9/2011 5/18/2016

Edwin Plimpton Adams (1878 - 1956)

Edwin Plimpton Adams (Prague, 23 January 1878 – Princeton, New Jersey, 31 December 1956) was an American physicist. Clinton Joseph Davisson attended his lectures.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Childs Frick (1883 - 1965)

Childs Frick (1883–1965) was an American vertebrate paleontologist. He was a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and a major benefactor of its Department of Paleontology, which i...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Clifton Maloney (1937 - 2009)

Clifton Harlan Wells Maloney (October 15, 1937 – September 25, 2009) was an American businessman.

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Chester Rapkin MP (b. - 2001)

1/25/2009 5/9/2016

Nathaniel Green Taylor (December 29, 1819 – April 1, 1887) was an American lawyer, farmer, and politician from Tennessee. He was U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1854 to 1855, and again f...

6/6/2007 5/6/2016

News of Long Ago by Bradley Harris, Smithtown Historian (This article begins the story of John Lawrence Smith, 1816-1889, a remarkable man who had a profound impact upon the development of Smithtow...

11/30/2009 5/4/2016

W. Wallace Lanahan Jr. (1917 - 2006)

"Wally"

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

Carter Vanderbilt Cooper (1965 - 1988)

Carter Vanderbilt Cooper was the fourth born son of Railroad heiress/fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt and the first born to Author/ Screenwrite Wyatt Cooper. He was a graduate of Dalton High School...

9/4/2007 4/30/2016

Richard Arnold (1808 - 1876)

He was the son of Captain Richard Arnold and Elizabeth "Eliza" nee Dennis Arnold. He graduated from College of New Jersey (Princeton), and then obtained his MD from the University of Pennsylvania Med...

4/24/2016 4/24/2016

4/3/2013 4/19/2016

Marcus Lester Aaron (deceased)

Princeton Class of 1920

11/30/2011 4/18/2016

Leonard 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 Unive...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Harold Tafler Shapiro, Ph.D (born June 8, 1935) is a former president of Princeton University and of the University of Michigan. Biography[edit] Born in Montreal, Quebec Harold Shapiro attended Low...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Philip Drinker MP (1894 - 1972)

Philip 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 ...

12/24/2008 4/13/2016

Richard Wylly Habersham (December 1786 – December 2, 1842) was an American lawyer from Savannah, Georgia. Habersham graduated from Princeton College in 1810. He was appointed United States Att...

2/25/2013 4/12/2016

William Hanford "Big Bill" Edwards (February 23, 1877 – January 4, 1943) was an American football player who played guard at the Princeton University from 1896 to 1899. After graduation he bec...

10/7/2009 4/11/2016

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

US Congressman. He graduated from Princeton College in 1841, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced the practice of law in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He was a member of the New Jersey S...

6/8/2014 4/1/2016

John J. Fisher (born June 1, 1961) is an American businessman. He is the majority owner of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics and has stakes in Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes and S...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

US Congressman. Elected to represent New York's 21st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1813 to 1815. Also served as a State Court Judge, and a member of the New Yor...

11/1/2011 3/28/2016

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

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A114332 PARSON JOHN TODD of LOUISA COUNTY and his FAMILY Robert Todd's eldest son, John, was born in County Armagh in 17 19 and cam...

5/13/2007 3/17/2016

Rev. Samuel Davies, The Apostle to Virginia MP (1723 - 1761)

"Thomas", "Davis"

One of the leaders of the Second Great Awakening. One of the great public orators of generation. Patrick Henry, also from Hanover, remembers hearing his sermons frequently when growing up, and acknow...

2/12/2009 3/17/2016

William Rogers Coe (1901 - 1971)

"Bill"

He was the first son of William Robertson Coe and Mai Huttleston Rogers Coe. He followed his father into the railway business. Educated at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, he attended Pri...

10/5/2011 3/15/2016

Sir Andrew Wiles MP

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Sir Andrew John Wiles KBE FRS is a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxford, specialising in number theory. He is most notable for proving Fermat's Last ...

7/14/2008 3/15/2016

John W. Milnor, Fields Medal. 1962 MP

"Jack"

Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States

Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States

John Willard Milnor (born February 20, 1931) is an American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, K-theory and dynamical systems. Milnor is a distinguished professor at Stony Brook...

7/12/2008 3/11/2016

Phillip Augustus Griffiths IV (born October 18, 1938) is an American mathematician, known for his work in the field of geometry, and in particular for the complex manifold approach to algebraic geometr...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

John Torrence Tate, Jr. MP

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

John Torrence Tate, Jr. (born March 13, 1925) is an American mathematician, distinguished for many fundamental contributions in algebraic number theory, arithmetic geometry and related areas in algebra...

6/30/2008 3/11/2016

Elias M. Stein MP

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Elias Menachem Stein (born January 13, 1931) is a mathematician and a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis. He is a professor emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University. Stein was bo...

7/14/2008 3/10/2016

Horatio Phillips Van Cleve (November 23, 1809 – August 24, 1891) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Van Cleve was born in Princeton, New Jersey. He s...

6/11/2011 3/2/2016

E. Bright Wilson (1908 - 1992)

Edgar Bright Wilson, Jr. was an American chemist. He was born on December 18, 1908 in Gallatin, Tennessee, and died in 1992 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Wilson was a prominent and accomplished chem...

12/18/2013 2/28/2016

Rev. Ira Condict (1764 - 1811)

Ira graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) with a Bachelor of Arts in 1784. After being ordained in 1785 by the Reverend John Witherspoon (then President of the College o...

9/7/2009 2/22/2016

Jacob Lindley (1774 - 1857)

"Lindsley"

He was the founder and President of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, besides being a Presbyterian minister. He married Hannah Dickey circa September 1800.

1/22/2009 2/18/2016

Sir Owen Willans Richardson , FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic emission, which led to Richards...

11/30/2014 2/15/2016

Philip Allen Levitz (1937 - 2016)

Phillip Allen Levitz, 78, of Coral Gables, Florida passed away in South Miami, FL on January 21st after a brief illness. Phillip was born in Lebanon, PA to Ralph and Mary Levitz in 1937. He attended th...

11/5/2008 2/1/2016

John Sarbanes, (son of Senator Paul Sarbanes), a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., May 22, 1962; graduated from Gilman School, Baltimore, Md., 1980; A.B., Princeton University, Prin...

6/22/2015 1/26/2016

U.S. Ambassador to Iraq. He was appointed in 1948 and served from 1949 to 1952.

5/16/2015 1/22/2016