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William Alvord (1833 - 1904)

Links=* Wikipedia William Alvord (January 3, 1833 – December 21, 1904) was a San Francisco merchant, banker and political leader. He was the 14th Mayor of San Francisco from 1871 to 1873 and served as ...

9/28/2013 10/23/2020

Howard Townsend, Sr. (1823 - 1867)

Townsend (November 22, 1823 – January 16, 1867) was a physician practicing in Albany, New York. He was a professor at the Albany Medical College and a member of the staff at the Albany Hospital.Early l...

6/15/2008 8/5/2020

Abraham Lansing (1835 - 1899)

Lansing (February 27, 1835 – October 4, 1899) was an American lawyer and politician.Born in Albany, Albany County, New York, Lansing was a grandson of state Treasurer Abraham G. Lansing, and son of Chr...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

Clarence Augustus Walworth MP (1820 - 1900)

From his Wikipedia Page: Augustus Walworth (May 30, 1820 – September 19, 1900) was an American attorney, writer, ordained Roman Catholic priest, and missionary. Walworth was a well regarded writer who ...

5/25/2007 7/23/2015

He served as the Mayor of Buffalo, New York, from 1842 to 1843, and State Court Judge in 1854. William Clinton (1807–1885) was a New York lawyer, politician, judge, author and amateur naturalist. He se...

9/23/2009 6/11/2015

Angus Dun (1892 - 1971)

Dun (May 4, 1892, New York – August 12, 1971, Washington) was a noted United States clergyman and author, who served as the 4th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington in Washington, DC.

5/26/2015 5/26/2015

Marcus T. Reynolds (1869 - 1937)

"Noted Architect. He received his early education in Albany, and at St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire. A graduate of Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1890, and Columbia University Arch...

4/19/2015 5/26/2015

Henry Ramsey (1808 - 1886)

Ramsay (May 18, 1808 in Guilderland, Albany County, New York – July 12, 1886 in Schenectady, New York) was an American civil engineer and for a short time New York State Engineer and Surveyor in 1853.L...

5/26/2015 5/26/2015

Joseph Alexander Henry MP (1797 - 1878)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:=="... Joseph Henry (December 17, 1797 – May 13, 1878) was an American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as well as a founding m...

12/30/2013 5/25/2015

Benjamin Boss (1880 - 1970)

Boss (January 9, 1880 – October 17, 1970) was an American astronomer. He served as the director of both the Dudley Observatory in Schenectady, New York and the Department of Meridian Astrometry of the ...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

John Bogart (1836 - 1920)

Bogart (February 8, 1836 Albany, New York - April 25, 1920 Manhattan, New York City) was an American civil engineer and politician from New York. He was New York State Engineer and Surveyor from 1888 t...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Chris Cuomo MP

"Chris"

Christopher "Chris" Cuomo is a television journalist and co-anchor for CNN's weekday morning show New Day. He is the son of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and the brother of current Governor Andr...

6/25/2007 5/25/2015

Herman Melville MP (1819 - 1891)

Biographical Summary:=="... Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick and the post...

9/5/2008 5/25/2015

William Rose Benét (1886 - 1950)

William Rose Benét was an American poet, writer, and editor. He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benét.He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Col. James Walker Benét and his wife, France...

11/13/2011 5/25/2015

Stephen Vincent Benét MP (1898 - 1943)

"Steven"

Stephen Vincent Benét was an American poet, short story writer, and novelist. He is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a ...

11/13/2011 5/25/2015

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., are one of only two sets of fathers and sons to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. The other set is Arthur and Douglas MacArthur. D. Roosevelt, ...

3/25/2007 5/25/2015

Ludovicus Viele (Vee-lee) (June 17, 1825 – April 22, 1902) was a civil engineer and United States Representative from New York from 1885–1887, as well as an officer in the Union army during the America...

4/9/2009 5/25/2015

Robert Townsend (October 21, 1819 – August 15, 1866) was a Civil War-era ship Captain in the United States Navy. He served twice, once before the war then again during the war. He saw active combat whi...

6/15/2008 5/25/2015

Townsend (September 21, 1825 – September 12, 1897) was a Union officer in the American Civil War. He founded and was Colonel of the 3rd New York Regiment, and later served with the US Army's 18th Infan...

6/15/2008 5/25/2015

United States Navy Admiral. He is best remembered for being the Captain of the USS Maine when it exploded in Havana Harbor on the evening of February 12, 1898, an act which triggered the Spanish-Americ...

1/6/2014 5/25/2015

Andrew "Andy" Aitken Rooney MP (1919 - 2011)

"Andrew", "Andy"

Aitken "Andy" Rooney (January 14, 1919 – November 4, 2011) was an American radio and television writer. He was most notable for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a part of the CBS ...

11/5/2011 5/25/2015

Downing (April 1830 – 1907) was a major in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was present at the infamous Sand Creek Massacre as a subordinate of Colonel John Chivington. After the war en...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Ralph W. Thomas (1862 - 1920)

Wilmer Thomas (June 11, 1862 in Cornwallis, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada – March 25, 1920) was an American politician from New York.LifeHe graduated from Colgate University in 1883. Then he taught...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Chauncey Vibbard (1811 - 1891)

Vibbard (November 11, 1811 - June 5, 1891) was an American railroad executive and a U.S. Representative from New York during the American Civil War. He also served as the Union's director and superinte...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Henry Waldron (1819 - 1880)

Waldron (October 11, 1819 – September 13, 1880) was an American politician and a United States Representative from the U.S. state of Michigan.Early lifeWaldron was born in Albany, New York, attended Al...

5/25/2015 5/25/2015

Watkins van Rensselaer (January 29, 1823 – September 12, 1857) was the first officer and paymaster serving on board the U.S. mail ship SS Central America (later also known as the "Ship of Gold"), when ...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Hon. John B. Thacher, II (1882 - 1957)

Boyd Thacher II (October 26, 1882 – April 25, 1957) was the Mayor of Albany, New York from 1926 to 1941. He was the nephew of Albany mayor John Boyd Thacher and grandson of another Albany mayor, George...

4/14/2008 5/24/2015

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

Emory Smith (February 18, 1842 – January 19, 1908) was an American journalist and political leader. He was born in Mansfield, Connecticut.In 1849 his family removed to Albany, New York, where he attend...

5/23/2014 5/24/2015

Henry Manning Sage, Sr. MP (1868 - 1933)

Manning Sage (May 18, 1868 in Albany, New York – September 25, 1933 in Menands, Albany County, New York) was an American politician from New York.LifeHe was the son of Dean Sage (1841–1902) and Sarah A...

10/14/2008 5/24/2015

War US Congressman. He was twice elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 14th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving first from December 7, 1863 to March 3, 1865, then fr...

1/29/2013 5/24/2015

Wheeler Hazard Peckham (1833 - 1905)

Hazard Peckham (January 1, 1833–September 27, 1905) was an American lawyer from New York and a failed nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States. His father, Rufus Wheeler Peckham, was also a la...

7/4/2011 5/24/2015

Wheeler Peckham (November 8, 1838 – October 24, 1909) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1895 until 1909. He was known for his strong use of substantive due process...

7/4/2011 5/24/2015

Learned Hand (1872 - 1961)

"Learned Hand"

New York TimesMay 1, 1994Master of RestraintBy JOHN T. NOONAN JR.;LEARNED HAND The Man and the Judge. By Gerald Gunther. Illustrated. 818 pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $35.Learned Hand. It is a name t...

8/30/2007 5/24/2015

: referred to as Captain Colvin based on rank during Spanish-American war and at time of death; earlier he held the brevet rank of Colonel during U.S Civil War.James Alling Colvin was born in Newark, N...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Andrew J. Colvin (1808 - 1889)

James Colvin (April 30, 1808 Coeymans, Albany County, New York – July 8, 1889 Albany, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.LifeHe was the son of James Colvin (1776–1846) and Ca...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Verplanck Colvin (1847 - 1920)

Colvin (1847–1920) was a lawyer, author, illustrator and topographical engineer whose understanding and appreciation for the environment of the Adirondack Mountains led to the creation of New York's Fo...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

Frederick Augustus Cockling was a United States Representative from New York during the American Civil War, and a postbellum banker, insurance company executive, and writer. U.S. Congressman. He at...

6/22/2010 5/24/2015

Corning (January 22, 1874 – May 24, 1943) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Albany, he attended the public schools, The Albany Academy, and St. Paul's School in Concord, New Ham...

8/20/2013 5/24/2015

Lt. Gov. Edwin Corning (1883 - 1934)

Governor of New York, 1927-29. Grandson of Congressman Erastus Corning. Brother of Congressman Parker Corning. Father of Albany Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd. Educated at Albany Boys Academy and Groton Sch...

1/29/2013 5/24/2015

Erastus Corning 2nd (1909 - 1983)

"Erastus Corning 2nd"

Corning 2nd (October 7, 1909 – May 28, 1983) was an American politician. He was Mayor of Albany, New York for more than 40 years, from 1942 to 1983, when Albany County was controlled by one of the last...

1/29/2013 5/24/2015

Norton Chase (1861 - 1922)

Chase (September 3, 1861 Albany, New York – 1922) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.LifeHe was the son of Nelson H. Chase. He graduated from The Albany Academy in 1878, and then atten...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015

John W. Causey (1841 - 1908)

Williams Causey (September 19, 1841 – October 1, 1908) was an American lawyer and farmer from Milford, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as United States Rep...

5/24/2015 5/24/2015