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Susan Buhler Taber (1947 - 2010)

Susan Buhler Taber 1947 ~ 2010 Susan Buhler Taber, age 62, of Newark, DE, died on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at her home. Susan was born May 5, 1947 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the oldest of the eight...

6/9/2021 6/9/2021

From Wikipedia Mathew Jay Roach (born June 14, 1957) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter, best known for directing the Austin Powers films and Meet the Parents. He also directed ...

9/7/2013 5/29/2021

David Brown (1916 - 2010)

David Brown (July 28, 1916 – February 1, 2010) was an American film and theatre producer; he was also a writer. Early life and education He was born in New York City, New York, the son of Lil...

10/16/2012 5/25/2021

George Pratt Shultz (/ʃʊlts/; December 13, 1920 – February 6, 2021) was an American economist, statesman, and businessman. He served in various positions under three different Republican presidents a...

5/6/2007 2/7/2021

Michael S Hopkins MP

"Mike"

Michael Scott “Mike” Hopkins (born December 28, 1968) is a United States Space Force colonel and NASA astronaut.[1] Prior to being transferred to the Space Force in the summer of 2020, Hopkins spent ov...

11/15/2020 11/15/2020
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Geosciences Professor at The University of Arizona, Plate Tectonics researcher. A number of tributes have been written about him by his geoscience colleagues. William R. Dickinson, Major Figure in ...

9/14/2020 9/14/2020

Leonore Annenberg MP (1918 - 2009)

"Lee Annenberg"

Leonore Cohn Annenberg (February 20, 1918 – March 12, 2009), also known as Lee Annenberg, was an American businesswoman, government official, and philanthropist, noted for serving as Chief of Protocol ...

7/11/2011 9/9/2020
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Alexander Baille Ripley (1910 - 1978)

Alexander Baille Ripley was the son of William Reynolds Ripley and Jessie Baille. He attended Shawnigan Lake School in British Columbia and then went on to Stanford University where he was a member o...

8/15/2020 8/15/2020

Origins ”My roots go back, within my lifetime, to my paternal grandmother Miss Chrishy (née Christiana Brown, descendant of Hamilton Brown who is on record as plantation and slave owner and founder...

12/4/2010 8/11/2020

Mary Bennett Ritter (1860 - 1949)

Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter (June 7, 1860 – March 17, 1949) was an American physician and an advocate for women's rights and public health issues in Berkeley, California. She was known as a pioneer...

7/25/2020 7/25/2020

Blanche McCrary Boyd (1945 - d.)

Boyd has published four novels: Nerves (1973), Mourning the Death of Magic (1977), The Revolution of Little Girls (1991), and Terminal Velocity (1997). The last two are part of a trilogy telling th...

7/12/2020 7/12/2020

. Thomas George Lanphier Jr. (November 27, 1915 – November 26, 1987) was a colonel and fighter pilot during World War II who was first given sole credit, then later partial credit, for shooting dow...

6/24/2020 6/24/2020

EDWARDS, WILLIAM DONLON (DON), a Representative from California; born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., January 6, 1915; attended the public schools of San Jose; B.A., Stanford University, 193...

5/31/2020 5/31/2020

John William Gardner, (October 8, 1912–February 16, 2002) was Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Lyndon Johnson. During World War II he served in the United States Marine Cor...

3/14/2012 4/2/2020

Ping Ling (1894 - 1986)

Clara Soo Hoo married Ping Ling while in China sometime between 1917 and 1922, and they had three children together. P. Ling worked both as an educator and in government service, and the family moved a...

3/8/2007 4/1/2020

Akshay Venkatesh FRS (born 21 November 1981) is an Australian mathematician and a professor at (since 15 August 2018) the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study. His research interes...

3/21/2020 3/27/2020

Caroline (Jiawei) Chen MP

New York, NY, United States

Caroline Chen covers health care for ProPublica. She received her Master’s degree from the Stabile Program in Investigative Journalism at Columbia University, where she was awarded a Pulitzer Traveling...

3/16/2020 3/16/2020

Arthur Laffer is an American economist and author who first gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board (1981–89). Laffer is best known for...

8/10/2018 3/9/2020

bell hooks MP

"bell hooks"

Gloria Jean Watkins (born September 25, 1952), better known by her pen name bell hooks, is an American author, professor, feminist, and social activist. The name "bell hooks" is borrowed from her mat...

3/9/2020 3/9/2020

One of the most successful and high-profile players in the history of tennis, John McEnroe won seventeen Grand Slam titles, seventy-seven career single titles, and seventy-seven doubles titles througho...

12/9/2011 3/8/2020

Patty Baker Taliaferro (1928 - 2014)

"Patty Nixon"

Biography Patty Baker Taliaferro was born on February 11, 1928 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA. Her parents were James William Nixon, MD and Julianna Stevens Nixon (Baker) . Patty married ...

8/29/2019 3/5/2020

Peter Thomas Kirstein MP (1933 - 2020)

Peter Kirstein was a British computer scientist, sometimes called "the father of the Internet in Europe". His work with the ARPANET and with the TCP/IP protocols while at University College London wa...

1/10/2020 1/11/2020

Sundar Pichai MP

"Pichai Sundararajan"

Pichai Sundararajan (born June 10, 1972), also known as Sundar Pichai (/ˈsʊndɑːr pɪˈtʃaɪ/), is an Indian American business executive. He is an engineer and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google L...

12/3/2019 12/7/2019

Daniel Sachs Goldman is a trial attorney and legal analyst serving as majority counsel in the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. Goldman attended Sidwell Friends School in D.C., where his moth...

11/15/2019 11/24/2019

Ron Pelosi MP

"Ron"

Ron Pelosi is an American businessman and public figure in San Francisco, California. Pelosi's career has involved high-level work in the securities, mutual fund, private equity, and investment manag...

1/11/2012 11/11/2019

Joel Brinkley MP (1952 - 2014)

Joel Graham Brinkley (July 22, 1952 – March 11, 2014) was an American syndicated columnist. He taught in the journalism program at Stanford University from 2006 until 2013, after a 23-year career wit...

3/16/2012 11/10/2019

Rob Hiaasen MP (1959 - 2018)

"Rob", "Big Rob"

Rob Hiaasen was an American journalist and assistant editor at The Capital , a newspaper published in Annapolis, Maryland. He also taught at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journ...

6/28/2018 10/20/2019

Rebecca Louise Carrington, PhD MP (1946 - 1979)

"Becky Carrington", "Mrs. James Eckstein", "Mrs. T. R. Howell", "Mrs. Theodore R Howell"

Biography Rebecca Louise Carrington was born on December 7, 1946, in Travis County, Texas, United States of America. Her parents were Victor Metz Carrington and Patricia Smith (Giles) . Research Phys...

10/12/2019 10/12/2019

Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy has modeled for designer Alvin Valley and has appeared on the covers of Town & Country and Quest. The Stanford graduate is also an actor with a handful of TV appearances, has wo...

6/11/2007 9/21/2019

Catharine Morris Miles MP (1890 - 1984)

Catharine Morris Cox Miles (May 20, 1890 – October 11, 1984) was an American psychologist known for her work on intelligence and genius. Born in San Jose, CA, to Lydia Shipley Bean and Charles Elwood...

9/12/2007 9/20/2019

Ann Nelson (1958 - 2019)

Ann Elizabeth Nelson (April 29, 1958 – August 4, 2019) was a particle physicist and professor of physics at the University of Washington. She was a member of the university's Particle Theory Group from...

9/7/2019 9/7/2019

Kirk Varnedoe (1946 - 2003)

John Kirk Train Varnedoe (January 18, 1946 – August 14, 2003) was an American art historian, the Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art from 1988 to 2001, Professor of th...

8/14/2019 8/14/2019

Vernon Lomax Smith (born January 1, 1927) is professor of economics at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California, a research scholar at Georg...

2/17/2012 8/14/2019

Harry Dexter White (1892 - 1948)

Harry Dexter White (October 9, 1892 – August 16, 1948) was a senior U.S. Treasury department official. Working closely with the Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr., he helped set American...

4/26/2019 7/8/2019

Mike Levin, a Representative from California; born on October 20, 1978; graduated from Loyola High School, Los Angeles, Calif., 1997; B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 2001; J.D., Duke Uni...

7/7/2019 7/7/2019

John Wenell Dodds (1902 - 1989)

6/27/2019 6/27/2019

Dr. Tom Waddell MP (1937 - 1987)

Dr. Tom Waddell (November 1, 1937 – July 11, 1987) was a gay American sportsman and competitor at the 1968 Summer Olympics who founded the Gay Olympics in 1982 in San Francisco. The international spo...

1/15/2011 6/9/2019

Elizabeth Anne Holmes (born February 3, 1984 ) is an American entrepreneur. She is the founder and former CEO of Theranos, a now defunct company known for their fraudulent claims to have revolutionized...

3/28/2016 3/23/2019

Joshua Keck Harder (born August 1, 1986) is an American venture capitalist, college professor, and politician from the state of California. In 2018, Harder ran for the United States House of Repres...

12/21/2018 12/22/2018

Mimi Gardner Gates MP

"Mimi Gardner Neil"

Mary "Mimi" Gates (née Gardner; born July 30, 1943) is an American art historian who is the recent Director of the Seattle Art Museum. In 1996, she married Bill Gates Sr., father of Bill Gates.

12/19/2018 12/19/2018

William Alfred Newsom, III MP (1934 - 2018)

William Alfred Newsom III (February 15, 1934 – December 12, 2018) was an American state appeals court judge, administrator of the Getty family trust, and the father of former San Francisco Mayor, forme...

1/11/2012 12/18/2018

Joshua David Hawley (born December 31, 1979) is an American lawyer and Republican politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Missouri since 2019. He was the 42nd Attorney General of Mi...

8/2/2009 11/17/2018

Christine Margaret Blasey Ford (born November 1966) is an American professor of psychology at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She special...

9/17/2018 9/26/2018

Charles Cassius Gates, Jr. (1921 - 2005)

"Charlie Gates"

Billionaire. Denver businessman, inventor and philanthropist. He graduated from Stanford University, with a degree in mechanical engineering in the class of 1943. Heir to the Gates manufacturing fortun...

2/15/2016 9/21/2018

5/12/2008 8/5/2018

John Charles Harsanyi (Harsányi János Károly; May 29, 1920 – August 9, 2000) was a Hungarian-American economist. He is best known for his contributions to the study of game theory and its application...

4/10/2016 8/2/2018

Alan MacGregor Cranston (June 19, 1914 – December 31, 2000) was an American politician and journalist who served as a United States Senator from California, from 1969 to 1993, and as President of the W...

4/10/2012 8/2/2018

Lloyd A. Free (1908 - 1996)

Lloyd A. Free (29 September 1908 — 11 November 1996) was a pollster that worked with Hadley Cantril and the Institute for International Social Research (IISR). Lloyd was born in San Jose, Californi...

8/1/2018 8/1/2018

Arthur Monroe Free (January 15, 1879 – April 1, 1953) was a United States Representative from California. He was born in San Jose, California. He attended the public school of Santa Clara and the Unive...

8/1/2018 8/1/2018

Prof. Dr. Amnon Katz (1935 - 2000)

Published on: 10/4/2000 ....His family escaped Nazi authorities in Poland ( to the Soviet Union) when he was four years old and settled in the Middle East ( going from the Soviet Union to Iran and la...

2/25/2009 7/24/2018

Gordon E Kimball MP

Santa Paula, California, United States

Gordon E. Kimball has been the President of Kimball Engineering, Inc. since 1992. Mr. Kimball serves as a Managing Partner of Kimball Ranches, A 110 Acre Avocado Ranch near Santa Paula, California. Pri...

4/22/2018 7/15/2018

Donald Hall MP (1928 - 2018)

Donald Hall is considered one of the major American poets of his generation. Biography Donald Andrew Hall Jr. (September 20, 1928 – June 23, 2018) was an American poet, writer, editor and literar...

9/18/2012 6/26/2018

Richard Engel (born September 16, 1973) is an American journalist and author who is NBC News' chief foreign correspondent. He was assigned to that position on April 18, 2008, after being the network's ...

6/16/2018 6/17/2018

Albert William Frolli (1886 - 1946)

"Granddad grew up in the Salinas Valley of California. At 18, he left home to enter the mining engineering program at Stanford University. He and his roommate were in their dormitory when the 1906 San ...

6/8/2018 6/8/2018

Audrey Elizabeth Connell (1920 - 2004)

"Peg", "short for Pegasus because she was always in motion"

The Almanac, Wednesday, August 04, 2004 Obituaries Audrey Connell Former journalist Audrey Elizabeth "Peg" Connell, a longtime resident of Portola Valley and Menlo Park, died July 18. She was 83. ...

6/13/2011 5/28/2018

Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95. Williams died Monday of natural causes at ...

2/25/2016 5/28/2018

Wycliffe "Wyc" K. Grousbeck (born June 13, 1961) is an American entrepreneur who is the CEO, governor, and co-owner of the National Basketball Association's Boston Celtics. Grousbeck graduated from...

5/22/2018 5/22/2018

Albert Baez MP (1912 - 2007)

Albert Vinicio Baez , Ph.D. ( November 15, 1912 – March 20, 2007 ) was a prominent Mexican-American physicist, and the father of singer Joan Baez. He was born in Puebla, Mexico, and his family moved to...

9/13/2010 3/15/2018

Gabriel Abraham Almond (1911 - 2002)

"Gabe or Gay"

Born January 12, 1911 Died December 25, 2002 Gabriel A. Almond (January 12, 1911 – December 25, 2002) was a political scientist from the United States best known for his pioneering work on comparat...

2/5/2009 3/14/2018

Charles Stark Draper (1901 - 1987)

"Doc"

Charles Stark "Doc" Draper (October 2, 1901 – July 25, 1987) was an American scientist and engineer, known as the "father of inertial navigation". He was the founder and director of the Massachusetts I...

10/13/2013 2/13/2018

Sebastian Thrun (born May 14, 1967) is an innovator, entrepreneur educator, and computer scientist from Germany. He is CEO of the Kitty Hawk Corporation, chairman and co-founder of Udacity. Before th...

2/12/2018 2/12/2018

Blake Colburn Wilbur (1901 - 1974)

Blake Colburn Wilbur (May 29, 1901 – March 10, 1974) was a surgeon and one of the founders of the Palo Alto Medical Clinic. Early life, education and early career Blake Wilbur was born in San Fra...

4/11/2008 2/9/2018

Ray Lyman Wilbur (April 13, 1875 – June 26, 1949) was an American medical doctor who served as the third president of Stanford University and the 31st United States Secretary of the Interior. Ear...

4/11/2008 2/9/2018

Anne Gust Brown (born March 15, 1958) is an American business executive, California's First Lady and the wife of the Governor of California Jerry Brown. Her career positions include executive vice pr...

1/24/2018 1/27/2018

David Benton Brunson (1924 - 2012)

2012 Obituary Stanford Alumni David Benton Brunson, '46, of Oak Park, Calif., January 29, 2012, at 87. He was a machine gunner in the 89th Infantry Division under General Patton during World War II...

1/11/2018 1/11/2018

Photo: Kenneth A. Schechter, right, reunited with Howard Thayer, the man who helped him land after his aircraft was hit on March 22, 1952 during the Korean War. A graduate of Stanford and Harvard...

12/22/2017 12/22/2017

Ellis E. Patterson (1897 - 1985)

Ellis Ellwood Patterson (November 28, 1897 – August 25, 1985) was a one-term Democratic California congressman. Born in Yuba City, California, he served as representative between 1945 and 1947. Patte...

12/22/2017 12/22/2017

Joseph Knight Allen (1910 - 1995)

Joseph Knight Allen, 85, died June 4, 1995, at his home in Atherton, California. Born Jan. 1, 1910 in Provo, Utah, he was the son of Inez Knight and Robert Eugene Allen. After graduating from BYU H...

12/19/2017 12/19/2017

Jesse Knight Allen (1904 - 1990)

Jesse Knight Allen, Prominent California Businessman and native of Provo. 86, beloved husband and father died of Cancer Friday night, August 24, 1990 at the Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto,...

12/19/2017 12/19/2017

Tina Flint Smith (born March 4, 1958) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Minnesota since 2018, filling the seat vacated by Al Franken. She is a member of the M...

12/13/2017 12/13/2017

Frederic Clagett (1912 - 2001)

Frederic Clagett was born in 1912 and graduated from Stanford University with an A.B. in chemistry in 1934. He arrived in Richland, Washington, in 1948 to work for the General Electric Company, the o...

12/8/2017 12/8/2017

Willard Gurdon Oxtoby (1933 - 2003)

Encyclopedia of Religion Willard Gurdon Oxtoby (1933–2003), one of the twentieth century's foremost scholars of comparative religion, was born on July 29, 1933, in Kentfield, California, across the b...

12/6/2017 12/6/2017

Richard Rainwater (1944 - 2015)

Richard Edward Rainwater (June 15, 1944 – September 27, 2015) was an American investor and fund manager, with many investments in the petroleum industry. He was one of the richest people in the world...

11/27/2017 11/27/2017

Arjay Ray Miller MP (1916 - 2017)

"Rawley John", "Rolly John"

You don’t reach the ripe old age of 101 without accumulating a few stories, and by all accounts, Arjay Miller had them in spades. The former Ford Motor Company “Whiz Kid,” part of a group of young men ...

11/10/2017 11/10/2017

Paul Jones Fannin (January 29, 1907 – January 13, 2002) was an American businessman and politician. A Republican, he served as a U.S. Senator from Arizona from 1965 to 1977. He previously served as t...

4/20/2012 10/8/2017

John Daniel Ehrlichman (1925 - 1999)

John Daniel Ehrlichman was counsel and Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under President Richard Nixon . He was a key figure in events leading to the Watergate first break-in and the ensu...

4/28/2010 8/27/2017

Franck Roberts Havenner, a Representative from California; born in Sherwood, Baltimore County, Md., September 20, 1882; attended the public schools, Columbian College (now George Washington Universit...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

Admiral William J. Crowe (1925 - 2007)

William James Crowe Jr. (January 2, 1925 – October 18, 2007) was a United States Navy admiral who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, a...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

Henry Taube , Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc, FRSC (November 30, 1915 – November 16, 2005) was a Canadian-born American chemist noted for having been awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "his work in the me...

10/13/2011 7/28/2017

Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1867 - 1937)

Vernon Lyman Kellogg (December 1, 1867 in Emporia, Kansas – August 8, 1937 in Hartford, Connecticut) was a U.S. entomologist, evolutionary biologist, and science administrator. His father was Lyman B...

7/15/2017 7/15/2017

Maryam Mirzakhani MP (1977 - 2017)

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Her research topics include Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory, and symplectic...

8/6/2008 7/15/2017

Donald Knuth MP

Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, United States

Donald Ervin Knuth (born January 10, 1938) is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of the multi-volume work The Art of Comput...

3/15/2016 7/6/2017

Edgar Fosburg Kaiser Jr. (1942 - 2012)

. Edgar Fosburgh Kaiser Jr. (July 5, 1942 – January 11, 2012) was an American-Canadian financier and a former owner of the Denver Broncos American football team. He was born in Portland, Oregon on Ju...

1/7/2014 6/30/2017

Kathleen Lynn Brown (1945 - d.)

Kathleen Lynn Brown (born September 25, 1945) is an American Democratic politician from California. Biography She is the youngest of four children of former California Governor Pat Brown (1959–19...

12/2/2013 6/30/2017
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Gordon Wright (1912 - 2000)

Gordon Wright (April 24, 1912 – January 11, 2000) was an American historian. He focused on modern European history and was the pre-eminent historian on modern French history. He has been recognized n...

6/16/2017 6/16/2017

John Moody Foster (1880 - 1948)

Military draft registration : Between 1917 and 1918 - Duchesne County, Emery County, Garfield County, Grand County, Iron County, Utah, United States* Residence : June 6 1900 - Saint George, Washington,...

3/20/2015 4/17/2017

John A. Eisenberg is an American lawyer who serves as the National Security Council Legal Advisor, and Deputy Counsel to the President for National Security Affairs. He was appointed by former Nation...

3/31/2017 4/5/2017

Katie Ledecky MP

Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

Katie Ledecky is an American competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and nine-time world champion. She is the current world record-holder in the 400-, 800-, and 1,500-meter freestyle (long course)....

5/16/2016 4/5/2017

Stephen Adams (born 1937) is an American businessman, private equity investor, and philanthropist. His current holdings include Good Sam Enterprises, a national publishing, retail stores, and member-...

12/1/2016 3/29/2017

Rebekah 'Bekah' Mercer MP

""the First Lady of the alt-right""

New York, New York, United States

Rebekah "Bekah" Mercer is an American foundation director and Republican donor. Her support for far right wing political causes has earned her the nickname of "the First Lady of the alt-right." She i...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Paul John Flory (June 19, 1910 – September 9, 1985) was an American chemist and Nobel laureate who was known for his prodigious volume of work in the field of polymers, or macromolecules. He was a lead...

8/19/2007 3/15/2017

George Pólya MP (1887 - 1985)

"Georg", "Gyorgy"

English entry in wikipedia - Hebrew entry in wikipedia - ג'ורג' פוליה George (György) Pólya (December 13, 1887 – September 7, 1985, in Hungarian Pólya György) was a Hungarian mathematician. He was ...

6/15/2008 3/7/2017

Frank Reginald Brown IV MP

Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States

One of The Founders of SnapChat

10/1/2012 3/6/2017

Valerie Bowman Jarrett (born November 14, 1956) is a Senior Advisor to the President of the United States and Assistant to the President for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama...

10/25/2014 3/4/2017

Spencer Wells (born April 6, 1969 in Marietta, Georgia, USA) is a geneticist and an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, and Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor at Cornell Uni...

6/14/2014 3/4/2017

J Karl Hedrick (1944 - 2017)

Hedrick was best known for the development of nonlinear control theory and its applications to transportation, including automated highway systems, power train controls, embedded software design,...

2/28/2017 3/1/2017

Chasson Randle (born February 5, 1993) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketb...

2/24/2017 2/25/2017