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John Howard Hincks (1849 - d.)

John Howard Hincks was born March 19, 1849, in Bucksport, Maine. John Howard Hincks was studying at Yale, when he met Jennie, his future wife. Her father was preaching at Fair Haven and living in New...

12/6/2016 12/14/2016

Angela Warnick Buchdahl (born Angela Lee Warnick in 1972) is the first Asian-American person to be ordained as a rabbi, and the first Asian-American person to be ordained as a hazzan (cantor) anywher...

4/16/2014 12/13/2016

Irving Fisher, Fr. (1867 - 1947)

Irving Fisher (February 27, 1867 – April 29, 1947) was an American economist, statistician, inventor, and Progressive social campaigner. He was one of the earliest American neoclassical econom...

9/7/2012 11/26/2016

William Kneeland Townsend (June 12, 1849 – June 2, 1907) was a federal judge in the United States. A native of New Haven, Connecticut, Townsend attended both Yale College, where he was a mem...

12/3/2008 11/26/2016

Pierre Jay MP (1870 - 1949)

Pierre Jay (May 4, 1870 – November 24, 1949) was the first chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He graduated from Yale University in 1892, and was a member of Skull and Bones, o...

1/6/2014 11/25/2016

Charles Seymour (1885 - 1963)

Charles Seymour (January 1, 1885 – August 11, 1963) was an American academic, historian and President of Yale University from 1937 to 1951. As an academic administrator, he was instrumental in...

11/23/2016 11/25/2016

Thomas Cochran (1871 - 1936)

Thomas Cochran (March 20, 1871 – October 29, 1936) was an American banker and college football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Minnesota for the 189...

1/7/2011 11/25/2016

Charles Edward Adams (1881 - 1957)

Charles Edward Adams (29 October 1881 – 27 January 1957) was an industrialist and a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Biography He was born on 29 October 1881 in Toledo, Oh...

11/23/2016 11/25/2016

William McCormick Blair (1884 - 1982)

William McCormick Blair (May 2, 1884 – March 29, 1982), was an American financier. Life William McCormick Blair was born May 2, 1884 in Chicago. His father, Edward Tyler Blair, was the son...

11/23/2016 11/25/2016

Harold Stanley MP (1885 - 1963)

Harold Stanley (October 2, 1885 – May 14, 1963) was an American businessman and one of the founders of Morgan Stanley in 1935. For 20 years, he ran Morgan Stanley until he left the firm in 195...

6/30/2014 11/23/2016

George Leslie Harrison (1887 - 1958)

In 1920 was governor NY Reserve Bank SF George Leslie Harrison (January 26, 1887 – March 5, 1958) was an American banker, insurance executive and advisor to Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson...

7/25/2007 11/23/2016

Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Harrisburg, Pa., May 19, 1831; pursued an academic course, and was graduated from Yale College in 1851; attended Heidelberg and Berlin Universities; United Sta...

10/18/2016 10/18/2016

William Horsley Orrick, Jr. (October 10, 1915 – August 14, 2003) was a United States federal judge. Orrick was born on October 10, 1915 in San Francisco, California to William Horsley Orrick...

10/10/2016 10/10/2016

Andrew Downey Orrick (1917 - 2008)

Andrew Downey Orrick (October 18, 1917 – January 27, 2008) was a partner with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and the acting chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in San Franc...

10/10/2016 10/10/2016

John B. Madden (1919 - 1988)

John Beckwith Madden, a general partner in the private banking firm of Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, died of a heart attack Tuesday at his home in Brooklyn Heights. He was 69 years old and also ...

10/9/2016 10/9/2016

Clive Day (1871 - 1951)

Clive Hart Day (February 11, 1871 – July 27, 1951) was an American college professor and author of the history of economics. He was chief of the Balkan Division of the American Commission to N...

10/8/2016 10/8/2016

Edward Scott Lampert (born July 19, 1962) is an American businessman and investor. He is the chairman and CEO of Sears Holdings (SHLD) and founder, chairman, and CEO of ESL Investments. Until May 200...

10/8/2016 10/8/2016

Jacob Jeremiah "Jake" Sullivan (born November 28, 1976) is an American policymaker and the top foreign policy advisor to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election campaign. He is widely rumored to be a front-r...

10/6/2016 10/7/2016

George G. Haven (1866 - 1925)

George Griswold Haven, Jr. (June 14, 1866, New York City - July 21, 1925, Manhattan) was an American businessman. Biography His father, George G. Haven, Sr. came from a family that had settled in...

11/14/2010 10/5/2016

Edward Johnson Phelps (1863 - 1938)

Edward Johnson Phelps (18 April 1863, Andover, Massachusetts - 9 August 1938, New Monterey, California) family had been settled in Massachusetts from the earliest times and are alleged to be of noble...

10/1/2016 10/1/2016

Albert Pierson Condit (1829 - 1901)

Condit, Albert P. (1829-1901) — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., December 10, 1829. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, ...

9/28/2016 9/28/2016

George Foot Moore (1851 - 1931)

George Foot Moore (October 15, 1851 – May 16, 1931) was an eminent Asian scholar, historian of religion, author, Presbyterian minister, 33rd Degree Mason of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish R...

7/15/2016 9/25/2016

Moses Coit Tyler (1835 - 1900)

Moses Coit Tyler (August 2, 1835 - December 28, 1900) was an American author and professor of American history. Biography He was born Moses Tyler in Griswold, Connecticut. At an early age he remo...

9/25/2016 9/25/2016

Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (October 22, 1852 – April 24, 1929) was an United States legal scholar, born at New Haven, Connecticut, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. He graduated at Yale in 1872 ...

9/8/2011 9/4/2016

David Campion Acheson (born 4 November 1921) is an American lawyer and the son of former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson. David Acheson was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Yale Univer...

10/26/2011 8/25/2016

Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. MP (1910 - 2001)

Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. (March 28, 1910 – January 7, 2001) was an American bibliophile and the director of the Pierpont ...

6/26/2015 8/25/2016

Francis Miles Finch (1827 - 1907)

Francis Miles Finch (June 9, 1827 – July 31, 1907) was an American judge, poet, and academic associated with the early years of Cornell University. One of his poems, "The Blue and the Gray", i...

8/18/2016 8/18/2016

Roswell Hart (August 4, 1824 – April 20, 1883) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Rochester, he completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Yale College in 1843...

8/17/2016 8/17/2016

Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816 - 1885)

. Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (December 4, 1816 – January 14, 1885) was a professor of chemistry at Yale University and instrumental in developing the oil industry. His father Benjamin Silliman S...

12/3/2008 8/17/2016

James Mason Hoppin (1820 - 1906)

James Mason Hoppin (1820-1906) was an American educator and writer. He was born at Providence, Rhode Island; graduated from Yale in 1840 (where he was a member of Skull and Bones[1]), from Harvard La...

8/17/2016 8/17/2016

US Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1835, studied law, and became an attorney in Monroe, Michigan. In 1839 he settled in Ovid, New York, where he continued to practice law. He was elected...

8/16/2016 8/16/2016

Joseph Bradley Varnum Jr. (June 9, 1818 Washington, D.C. – December 31, 1874 Astoria, Queens, then Long Island City, now in Queens, New York City) was an American lawyer and politician. Life...

8/16/2016 8/16/2016

Allen Ferdinand Owen (1816 - 1865)

Allen Ferdinand Owen (October 9, 1816 – April 7, 1865) was an American politician and lawyer who served in the United States Congress. Owen was born near the Yadkin River in Wilkes County, N...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Stephen Allen Schwarzman (born February 14, 1947) is an American financier and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of the Blackstone Group, a private equity firm he co-founded with former Lehm...

2/7/2009 6/28/2016

William Henry Washington (7 February 1813 – 12 August 1860) was a Whig U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1841 and 1843. Born near Goldsboro, North Carolina, he graduated from Yale...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

George Griswold Sill (1829 - 1907)

George Griswold Sill (October 26, 1829 – May 19, 1907) was an American politician who was the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1873 to 1877. Early life Sill was born at Windsor, ...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

William Wallace Crapo (May 16, 1830 – February 28, 1926) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. He was elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death o...

9/16/2007 6/28/2016

) 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

US Congressman. He was elected to represent Delaware as an At-Large delegate to the United States House of Representatives, serving three terms from 1845 until 1851. At the end of his third term he w...

5/30/2014 6/16/2016

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as Mayor of Hartford from 1854 to 1858. After the outbreak of the Civil War, on October 15, 1861, he was appointed Colonel and commander of the ...

2/10/2014 6/16/2016

Benjamin Tucker Eames (June 4, 1818 – October 6, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island. Born in Dedham, Massachusetts, Eames attended the common schools of Providence, Rhode Isla...

6/16/2016 6/16/2016

HON. RENSSELAER R. NELSON, St. Paul. Membership #3217. Judge of U. S. District Court. Born, Cooperstown, N. Y., May 12, 1826. Son of Hon. Samuel Nelson and Catharine Ann Russell; grandson of John Rog...

10/14/2013 6/16/2016

Link below to story and photo on US Rep. Constantine C. Esty: Constantine Canaris Esty (December 26, 1824 – December 27, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

11/15/2015 6/16/2016

Edwin F. Sweet (1847 - 1935)

Edwin Forrest Sweet (November 21, 1847 – April 2, 1935) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Sweet was born in Dansville, New York and attended the common schools and Dansvill...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Augustus Brandegee (1828 - 1904)

Augustus Brandegee (July 12, 1828, New London, Connecticut – November 10, 1904, New London, Connecticut) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the House of Representatives for Co...

9/2/2007 6/3/2016

Asahel Hooker Lewis (1810 - 1862)

Asahel Hooker Lewis (Sept. 11, 1810-Sept. 25, 1862) was an American newspaper editor and politician. He was the youngest son of Elias and Urania (Hooker) Lewis, of Farmington, Connecticut and was b...

5/30/2016 5/30/2016

Lewis A. Lapham (1909 - 1995)

Lewis Abbot Lapham (March 7, 1909 – December 20, 1995[2]) was an American shipping and banking executive. Lapham was born in New York City, the son of shipping executive and future Mayor o...

3/14/2011 5/29/2016

Leonard Eugene Wales (1823 - 1897)

Leonard Eugene Wales (November 26, 1823 - February 8, 1897) was a United States federal judge in Delaware. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Wales graduated from Yale University in 1845, where he was a...

5/7/2016 5/7/2016

Mike Pyle (1939 - 2015)

Michael Johnson Pyle (July 18, 1939 – July 29, 2015) was an American football center who played nine seasons between 1961 and 1969 for the Chicago Bears.

5/7/2016 5/7/2016

Henry Warren Raymond (1847 - 1925)

Henry Warren Raymond, (1847–1925), was an 1869 graduate of Yale College, and, in the same year, was initiated as a member of the Skull and Bones secret society. He also graduated from Columbia U...

7/1/2014 5/3/2016

Phineas Timothy Miller (1810 - 1850)

3/22/2016 3/22/2016

George Ingersoll Wood (1814 - 1899)

George Ingersoll Wood (20 May 1814 – 9 January 1899), was an American clergyman and a founding member of Yale's Skull and Bones Society.[1] Rev. George Ingersoll Wood was born in Stamford, CT....

3/22/2016 3/22/2016

Richard Storrs Willis (1819 - 1900)

Richard Storrs Willis (February 10, 1819 – May 10, 1900) was an American composer, notably of hymn music. One of his hymns is "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" (1850), with lyrics by Edmund Se...

8/21/2009 12/27/2015

Frank Bigelow Tarbell (1853 - 1920)

Frank Bigelow Tarbell PhD (January 1, 1853 – December 4, 1920) was a professor of Classic Studies at the University of Chicago from 1893 until 1918. He was also an associate professor of Gre...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

Wikipedia James Lane Buckley, a Senator from New York; born in New York City, March 9, 1923; received secondary education at the Millbrook School, Millbrook, N.Y.; graduated Yale University 1943 and ...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Wikipedia Christopher Taylor Buckley (born September 28, 1952) is an American political satirist and the author of novels including God Is My Broker, Thank You for Smoking, Little Green Men, The Whit...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Reid Buckley (1930 - 2014)

Wikipedia Fergus Reid Buckley (July 14, 1930 – April 14, 2014) was an American writer, speaker, and educator. Among his books is a history of his family, An American Family—The Buckleys...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

William Frank Buckley, Jr. (November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, which had a maj...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

David Gaub McCullough (pronounced /məˈkʌlə/; born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and...

12/12/2011 6/2/2015

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during ...

12/9/2008 5/27/2015

Gene Scott (1937 - 2006)

"Gene Scott"

) Eugene Lytton Scott (December 28, 1937 – March 20, 2006) was an American tennis player of the 1960s. He was the founder (1974) editor and publisher of the magazine Tennis Week. The combi...

5/21/2015 5/21/2015

J. Richardson Dilworth (1916 - 1997)

"J. Richardson Dilworth"

J. Richardson Dilworth (1916 – December 29, 1997) was a leading businessman best known for being a lawyer for the Rockefeller family.

5/20/2015 5/20/2015

M.C.D. Borden ("the Calico King") (1842 - 1912)

"M.C.D. Borden"

Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden (July 18, 1842 - May 27, 1912) (commonly referred to as M.C.D. Borden), was a textile leader from Fall River, Massachusetts who, in 1880 reorganized the failed American...

4/27/2015 4/27/2015

Edward Rowland Sill (1841 - 1887)

Edward Rowland Sill (April 29, 1841 – February 27, 1887) was an American poet and educator. Biography Born in Windsor, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale in 1861, where he was Class Poet ...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

James W. Husted (1870 - 1925)

James William Husted (March 16, 1870 – January 2, 1925) was a politician elected to four succeeding terms as a U.S. Representative (1915–1923) from New York. He was an attorney who serv...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Richard Melancthon Hurd (1865 - 1941)

Richard Melancthon Hurd (June 14, 1865 – June 6, 1941) was a pioneer real estate economist and political activist. Hurd was born in New York City and attended St. Paul's School. He graduated...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Nelson Strobridge "Strobe" Talbott III (born April 25, 1946) is an American foreign policy analyst associated with Yale University and the Brookings Institution, a former journalist associated with T...

9/9/2012 4/18/2015

Thomas Henry Guinzburg (1926 - 2010)

Thomas Henry Guinzburg (March 30, 1926 – September 8, 2010) was an American editor and publisher who served as the first managing editor of The Paris Review following its inception in 1953 and...

12/20/2009 4/10/2015

Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (pronounced /dʒiəˈmɑːti/; born June 6, 1967) is an American actor. An acclaimed character actor, Giamatti began his career as a support...

4/18/2012 4/5/2015

George Herbert Walker III (born 1931), commonly known as Bert Walker, is a former U.S. ambassador to Hungary and the first cousin of former President George Herbert Walker Bush. Walker's grandfathe...

10/22/2011 3/9/2015
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Frederick Wallace "Fred" Smith (born August 11, 1944), is the founder, chairman, president, and CEO of FedEx, originally known as Federal Express, the first overnight express delivery company in the ...

3/2/2015 3/2/2015

John Martin Vorys (1896 - 1968)

John Martin Vorys (June 16, 1896 - August 25, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Early life Born in Lancaster, Ohio, Vorys attended the public schools in Lancaster and Columbus, Ohio. Dur...

12/29/2014 12/29/2014

Thomas D. Thacher (1881 - 1950)

Thomas Day Thacher (September 10, 1881 – November 12, 1950) was a lawyer and judge in New York City.

3/26/2014 11/29/2014

Thomas Thacher (1850 - 1919)

Encyclopedia of Biography of New York: A Life Record of Men and ..., Volume 4 - During his forty-five years of active practice at the bar, the economic life of the country was undergoing a great tr...

3/26/2014 11/29/2014

Thomas Anthony Thacher (1815 - 1886)

Classicist and college administrator. Thacher was identified with Yale College more closely than any of his contemporaries. "Professor of Latin in Yale College from 1842 to 1886, ruled with the autho...

1/1/2009 9/6/2014

Tex McCrary MP (1910 - 2003)

"Tex"

John Reagan McCrary (October 13, 1910–July 29, 2003), better known as Tex McCrary, was an American journalist and public relations specialist who invented the talk show genre for television ...

8/30/2014 8/30/2014

William T. S. Barry (1821 - 1868)

William Taylor Sullivan Barry (December 10, 1821 – January 29, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Barry was graduated from Yale College in 1841 ...

6/18/2014 6/18/2014

. surgeon and author whose father founded the Cleveland Clinic CRILE, GEORGE, JR. (3 Nov. 1907--9 Sept. 1992), an Honorary Member of the English Royal College of Surgeons (elected 1978), served...

5/11/2010 6/2/2014

John Andrew Peters (October 9, 1822 - April 2, 1904) was a U.S. Congressman from Maine, and the uncle of John Andrew Peters. He was also Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Born the ...

1/20/2010 5/30/2014

Alfred Cowles, III (1891 - 1984)

Alfred Cowles III (15 September 1891 – 28 December 1984) was an American economist, businessman and founder of the Cowles Commission. He graduated from Yale in 1913, where he was a member of...

5/7/2014 5/7/2014

Alfred Cowles, Jr. (1865 - 1939)

. Alfred Cowles, Jr. (5 January 1865, Chicago - 15 January 1939, Chicago) He was the son of Alfred Cowles, Sr. and Sarah Hutchinson Cowles. His father was an incorporator along with John S. Scripps o...

5/7/2014 5/7/2014

Clarence Hill Kelsey (1856 - 1930)

A.M., LL.B. Yale graduate 1878, Skull & Bones. Co-founder (in 1882) and President of Title Guarantee & Trust Co., 1892-1923, and its chairman until his death. Holder, along with William H. Taft, of a f...

11/20/2013 11/20/2013

William Graham Sumner (1840 - 1910)

William Graham Sumner (October 30, 1840 – April 12, 1910) was an American academic and "held the first professorship in sociology" at Yale College. For many years he had a reputation as one of...

11/20/2013 11/20/2013

Henry Baldwin Harrison (September 11, 1821 - October 29, 1901) was a Republican politician and the 52nd Governor of Connecticut. Biography Harrison was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduate...

5/27/2013 5/27/2013

Luzon Buritt Morris (April 16, 1827 – August 22, 1895) was an American lawyer and politician from Connecticut. He served as the 55th Governor of Connecticut, Biography Morris was born in N...

9/2/2010 5/27/2013

James Coffin (1847 - 1906)

JAMES COFFIN, son of Edmund and Sarah Harrison (Lambdin) Coffin, and brother of Edmund Coffin (Y. C. 1866), was born in New York City, October 13, 1847, an<^ entered college as a resident of Irvington-...

3/15/2011 5/7/2013

Edmund Coffin, Jr (1844 - 1928)

Bulletin of Yale University New Haven I November 1929 Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University 1928-1929 Edmund Coffin, B.A. 1866. Born November 8,1844, in New York City. Died December 26, 192...

3/15/2011 5/5/2013

Howard Malcolm Baldrige or H. Malcolm Baldrige (1894 – 1985) was a Nebraska Republican politician. Early life and ancestors He was born on June 23, 1894 at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebra...

1/18/2013 1/18/2013

Thomas William Ludlow Ashley (January 11, 1923 – June 15, 2010), usually known as Lud Ashley, was an American politician of the Democratic party. He served as a U.S. representative from Ohio f...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

William Walter Phelps (1839 - 1894)

William Walter Phelps (August 24, 1839 – June 17, 1894), the son of John Jay Phelps, a successful New York City merchant and financier, was born in Dundaff, Pennsylvania. During his successful...

8/15/2008 1/9/2013

H. Neil Mallon (1895 - 1983)

Henry Neil Mallon (1895–1983) was Chairman of the Board, President and Director 29-, Dresser Industries (Cleveland, OH) (now Halliburton), President 31-, Dresser Manufacturing Limited (Toronto...

10/12/2012 10/12/2012

LeBaron Bradford Colt (June 25, 1846 – August 18, 1924) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island and a circuit court judge. Biography He was born in Dedham, Massachusetts to Chris...

1/3/2012 10/7/2012

Joseph Gibson Hoyt (1815 - 1862)

Joseph Gibson Hoyt (January 19, 1815 – November 26, 1862) was the first chancellor and a professor of Greek at Washington University in St. Louis (then named Washington Institute in St. Louis)...

9/10/2012 9/10/2012

Rev. Dr. Ashley Day Leavitt (1877–1959) was a Yale-educated Congregational minister who led the State Street Church in Portland, Maine, and later the Harvard Congregational Church in Brookline...

9/6/2012 9/6/2012

Jonathan Brewster Bingham (April 24, 1914 — July 3, 1986) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the US delegate to the United Nations General Assemblies and was elected to Congress. ...

10/14/2008 9/6/2012

Juan Terry Trippe (1899 - 1981)

Juan Terry Trippe (June 27, 1899 – April 3, 1981) was an American airline entrepreneur and pioneer, and the founder of Pan American World Airways, one of the world's most prominent airlines of...

1/1/2011 2/9/2012

William Henry Welch, M.D. (April 8, 1850 - April 30, 1934) was an American physician, pathologist, and medical school administrator. He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at Johns Hopkins ...

2/7/2012 2/7/2012

Henry Pomeroy Davison, Jr. was a director at Time magazine and a Yale University graduate and member of the Skull and Bones society. Ensign H. P. Davison, USNRF, was designated Naval Aviator #72 in...

9/14/2009 2/4/2012

Anthony C. Higgins (October 1, 1840 - June 26, 1912) was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Republican, who...

1/17/2012 1/17/2012