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John W. Pauly (1923 - 2013)

John William Pauly (March 12, 1923 – August 7, 2013) was a general in the Allied Air Forces Central Europe, and commander in chief, United States Air Forces in Europe, with headquarters at Ramstein A...

9/5/2022 9/5/2022

Ronald J. Zlatoper (1942 - 2022)

Ronald Joseph Zlatoper (March 21, 1942 – April 21, 2022) was a United States Navy four star admiral who served as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT) from 1994 to 1996.

9/3/2022 9/3/2022

Glenn K. Otis (1929 - 2013)

General Glenn Kay Otis (March 15, 1929 – February 21, 2013) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command from 1981 to ...

8/31/2022 8/31/2022

Lincoln D. Faurer MP (1928 - 2014)

Lieutenant General Lincoln D. Faurer (February 7, 1928 – November 7, 2014) was United States Air Force officer who served as director of the National Security Agency and chief of the Central Security...

7/28/2022 7/28/2022

Albert L. de Graffenried was born in 1921 in then rural Bayside, Queens, NY, when there were still cabbage and potato farms there, and passed away after 93 full years, nearly 65 years of devoted marr...

4/6/2022 4/6/2022

Ginni Rometty MP

"Ginni Rometty"

Marie "Ginni" Rometty (born July 29, 1957) is an American business executive. She is the current Chairwoman, President and CEO of IBM, and the first woman to head the company. Prior to becoming preside...

7/17/2016 3/31/2022

Ruth Simmons (born Ruth Jean Stubblefield, July 3, 1945) is an American professor and academic administrator. She is the current President of Prairie View A&M University, a historically black univers...

3/22/2022 3/29/2022

Shirley Marie Tilghman, OC FRS (/ˈtɪlmən/; née Caldwell; born 17 September 1946) is a Canadian scholar in molecular biology and an academic administrator. She is now a professor of molecular biology ...

3/10/2022 3/29/2022

Buckley is an American publishing executive, known for his work as Publisher, and then as President of Marvel Entertainment since January 2017.

8/21/2021 8/21/2021

Ezra S. Carr (1819 - 1894)

Slocum Carr was a professor at the University of Wisconsin (where he was also briefly a member of the Board of Regents) and at the University of California - Berkeley. He was originally trained as a me...

8/6/2021 8/6/2021

Michael Tuomey (1805 - 1857)

Tuomey (1805-1857) was Alabama's first state geologist, and his appointment to the position led to the creation of the Geological Survey of Alabama. Tuomey's scientific description of the state's geolo...

9/26/2014 7/9/2021

Lee Harris Pomeroy MP (1932 - 2018)

Lee Harris Pomeroy was an American architect and the founding principal of the firm Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects. He was a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, and...

10/17/2013 5/2/2021

Edgar Boyd Kay (1860 - 1931)

Teacher, Civil Engineer, Inventor: He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in civil engineering in 1883. For two years, he was an instructor in civil engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic an...

2/13/2016 9/11/2020

Daniel Augustus Tompkins (1851 - 1914)

, journalist. Tompkins was born in Edgefield on October 12, 1851, the eldest child of Dewitt Clinton Tompkins and Hannah Virginia Smyly. Tompkins began his education in schools around Edgefield, includ...

3/12/2010 8/21/2020

Estevan Antonio Fuertes (1838 - 1903)

Antonio Fuertes (May 10, 1838 San Juan, Puerto Rico – January 16, 1903 Ithaca, New York) was a Puerto Rican-American astronomer and civil engineer.BiographyBorn in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Estevan Antoni...

2/10/2009 7/24/2020

Richard S. Emmet Jr. (1871 - 1897)

Richard's birth information is available at Stockton Emmet Jr. (March 10, 1871 – February 7, 1897) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.LifeEmmet was born on March 10, 1871, in New Roche...

12/23/2008 6/26/2020

Franklin Lineberger (July 20, 1883 – October 9, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from California.Born near Whiteville, Tennessee, Lineberger attended the local public schools, the Agricultural and Mecha...

9/4/2010 11/24/2018

Frank Lewis Nason (1856 - 1928)

Lewis Nason (May 12, 1856 – September 12, 1928) was an American mining engineer, teacher, and writer.He was born to Lewis Clark Nason and Maria Julia (Stickles) in New London, Wisconsin and attended Mi...

2/7/2017 7/23/2018

Kiliaen K. Van Rensselaer MP (1663 - 1719)

"Kiliaen VanRensselaer"

Van Rensselaer (August 24, 1663 – 1719), the eldest child of Jeremias and Maria van Cortlandt Van Rensselaer was born in Rensselaerwyck. LifeHe was patroon of Rensselaerwyck from 1687 to 1719, and seco...

9/5/2008 4/20/2018

John Cox Underwood was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Breckenridge's Division, Engineer Corps., KY, Confederate States of America. He also served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky during the G...

2/5/2009 9/18/2017

William Newton Symington (1841 - 1899)

NEWTON SYMINGTON, son of John and Elizabeth McCarr (Johnston) Symington, was born in Washington, D. C., June 10th, 1841. Prepared at Lafayette College, Easton, Penn., and entered the Rensselaer Polytec...

9/2/2017 9/2/2017

John Anthony Barrasso III (born July 21, 1952) is the junior United States Senator from Wyoming and a member of the Republican Party.Links* Wikipedia

8/6/2014 6/28/2017

Hall Sinnickson, (grandnephew of Thomas Sinnickson [1744-1817]), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Salem, Salem County, N.J., September 16, 1834; attended private schools, and the Polytechnic I...

9/19/2016 9/20/2016

Nott Potter (April 25, 1825 – January 23, 1882) was an American civil engineer, then (1848-1868) a practising lawyer in New York City, and in 1869-1875 and in 1877-1881 a Democratic member of the Unite...

1/23/2010 9/5/2016

Edwin Bryant Crocker (1818 - 1875)

Bryant Crocker (26 April 1818 – 24 June 1875) was a California Supreme Court Justice and founder of the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California. Biography Crocker was born in Jamesville, New York....

10/26/2011 9/1/2016

John Joseph Albright (1848 - 1931)

Joseph Albright (1 January 1848 – 20 August 1931) was a businessman, philanthropist, and one of Buffalo’s leading socialites at the turn of the 20th century. A moving force behind the Pan-American Expo...

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

Richardson Saunders MP (1877 - 1939)

Richardson Saunders was a Bahamian-American businessperson and public official who held a variety of important positions, including:* Chief engineer for the City of New York* Financial adviser and cons...

6/2/2016 8/5/2016

Honorable Joseph Mabbett, eldest son of Stephen and Martha Cornell (Mabbett) Warren, was born in Troy, New York, January 28, 1813, died in that city, September 9, 1896. He graduated from Washington, no...

6/6/2011 7/4/2016

General Thomas Francis Farrell (3 December 1891 – 11 April 1967) was the Deputy Commanding General and Chief of Field Operations of the Manhattan Project, acting as executive officer to Major General L...

11/19/2015 1/11/2016

James Hall (1811 - 1898)

Hall (September 12, 1811 – August 7, 1898) was an American geologist and paleontologist. He was a noted authority on stratigraphy and had an influential role in the development of paleontology in the U...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Navy Rear Admiral. Rousseau graduated from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1891. Following graduation he worked as a civil engineer in the private sector. His work became so well known that the...

11/1/2015 12/29/2015

Find A Grave Memorial Augustus Roebling (May 26, 1837 – July 21, 1926) was an American civil engineer best known for his work on the Brooklyn Bridge, which was initially designed by his father John A...

1/8/2009 12/28/2015

Peter G. Ten Eyck (1873 - 1944)

Gansevoort Ten Eyck (November 7, 1873 - September 2, 1944) was a United States Representative from New York.Early lifeBorn in Bethlehem, Albany County, he was educated in the common schools in Normansv...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Dette står på Universitetet i Oslos Nobelpris-sider:Ivar Giæver ble født i Bergen 5. april 1929. Etter et år ved Raufoss ammunisjonsfabrikker begynte han å studere til maskiningeniør ved NTH. I 1952 va...

8/23/2009 3/27/2015

Hammond (born August 17, 1827 Crown Point, Essex County, New York – died May 28, 1889 Crown Point, New York) was an American manufacturer, Union Army general and politician from New York.LifeHammond at...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Franchot (June 2, 1816 – November 23, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from New York and then an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was also an executive of two railroad compani...

5/22/2011 3/11/2015

Rev. Nathan S.S. Beman (1785 - 1871)

Beman’s marriage was marred by domestic unrest and spousal abuse, leading to serious considerations of divorce and finally a permanent separation in 1835. Sidney Smith Beman (1785 - 1871) was the fourt...

5/1/2013 3/11/2015

Collier Draper (born March 3, 1837 in Toronto – died July 25, 1894) was Chief Constable of Toronto beginning 16 January 1874.Family and educationHe was the son of William Henry Draper, Solicitor Genera...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Robertson Dennis (April 8, 1822 – August 13, 1882), a Democrat, was a United States Senator from Maryland, serving from 1873-1879. He also served in the Maryland State Senate and the Maryland House of ...

6/20/2012 3/11/2015

Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884)

"衛廉士"

Samuel Wells Williams (Chinese: 衛三畏) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.* Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 2 2017, ...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Joe Howard, Jr. (1833 - 1908)

"Joe" Howard, Jr. (June 3, 1833 – March 31, 1908) was an American journalist, war correspondent, publicist and newspaperman. He was one of the top reporters for The New York Times, city editor of the B...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Fitzedward Hall (1825 - 1901)

Hall (March 21, 1825 - February 1, 1901) was an American Orientalist, and philologist. He was the first American to edit a Sanskrit text, and was an early collaborator in the Oxford English Dictionary ...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Charles Amos Cummings MP (1833 - 1905)

Amos Cummings (1833–1905) was a nineteenth-century American architect and architectural historian who worked primarily in the Venetian Gothic style. Cummings followed the precepts of British cultural t...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

William H. Wiley (1842 - 1925)

Halsted Wiley (July 10, 1842 in New York City – May 2, 1925 in Orange, New Jersey), was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 8th congressional district from 1903 to 1907...

12/24/2010 3/11/2015

William E. Gurley (1821 - 1887)

E. Gurley (March 16, 1821 – January 11, 1887) co-founded what is now known as Gurley Precision Instruments with his brother, and served as vice president and, from 1886 to 1887, acting president of Ren...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Alan Voorhees (1922 - 2005)

Manners Voorhees (December 17, 1922 – December 18, 2005) was a transportation engineer and urban planner who designed many large public works in the United States. Voorhees was born in Highland Park, N...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

George Brooke Roberts (1833 - 1897)

Brooke Roberts (January 15, 1833 – January 30, 1897) was a civil engineer and the fifth president of the Pennsylvania Railroad (1880–96).CareerBorn on Pencoyd, his family's ancestral farm in Bala Cynwy...

1/7/2014 3/11/2015

Keith Dwight Millis (1915 - 1992)

Dwight Millis (1915–1992) was an American metallurgical engineer and inventor of ductile iron.Keith Millis grew up in Rensselaer, New York and earned his Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineerin...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

William Metcalf (1838 - 1909)

Metcalf (1838–1909) was an American steel manufacturer.Metcalf was born at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, New York, in 1858. In 1860–65, he had cha...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Theodore Dehone Judah MP (1826 - 1863)

Theodore Dehone Judah (March 4, 1826–November 2, 1863) was an American railroad engineer who dreamed of the first Transcontinental Railroad. He found investors for what became the Central Pacific Railr...

2/2/2013 3/11/2015

Theodore Newell Ely (1846 - 1916)

Theodore N. Ely was an executive in charge of steam locomotive power development and purchases on the Pennsylvania Railroad, one of the largest railroad systems and business concerns in the United Stat...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

George Hammell Cook (1818 - 1889)

Hammell Cook (January 5, 1818 – September 22, 1889) was the State Geologist of New Jersey and Vice President of Rutgers College. His geological survey of New Jersey became the predecessor for the U.S. ...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Alexander Johnston Cassatt (1839 - 1906)

"Aleck", "Alexander Johnston Cassatt", "A J Cassatt", "Alexander J Cassatt", "Aj Cassatt"

Johnston Cassatt (December 8, 1839 – December 28, 1906) was the seventh president of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), serving from June 9, 1899 to December 28, 1906. The painter Mary Cassatt was his si...

3/23/2007 3/11/2015

Leffert L. Buck (1837 - 1909)

civil engineer, noted bridge constructor of eminence. Served in Civil War. Settled in Hastings-on-Hudson. ENROLLED IN 1ST GRADUATING CLASS OF ST.LAWRENCE U. SERVED 4 YEARS IN CIVIL WAR, GRADUATED FROM ...

7/20/2007 3/11/2015

Virgil Gay Bogue (1846 - 1916)

Gay Bogue was born in Norfolk, New York, on July 20, 1846. He received a degree in civil engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, in 1868. Bogue worked consecutively on ...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Heminway Aldrich (October 17, 1848 in Palmyra, New York – April 28, 1932 in Birmingham, Alabama) was a civil engineer, a mining company executive, and a paleontologist, and briefly served in the United...

2/10/2009 3/11/2015

Frederick Grinnell (1836 - 1905)

Grinnell (1836–1905) was a pioneer in fire safety and was the creator of the first practical automatic fire sprinkler.Early life and educationHe was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1855, he grad...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

James Salisbury (1823 - 1905)

James Henry Salisbury, M.D. (12 January 1823 – 23 September 1905) was a 19th-century American physician, and the inventor of the Salisbury steak. Salisbury was born in Scott, New York, in 1823. He ear...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Pardee, Jr. (October 28, 1839 – March 16, 1901) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He rose to fame during the Battle of Gettysburg, where he led the defense of a portion of...

7/14/2011 3/11/2015

Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (February 14, 1859–November 22, 1896) was an American engineer. He is most famous for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.Ea...

11/24/2008 3/11/2015