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John Reynolds Winston, farmer, soldier, and politician, was born in Leaksville, the son of Edward and Susan Reynolds Winston. He received his early education in the local primary school and at the Le...

2/10/2009 2/16/2020

CHARLES MINER CONYNGHAM, youngest in the family of the late Hon. John Nesbitt and Ruth (Butler) Conyngham, was born in Wilkes-Barre July 6, 1840, educated at the Protestant Episcopal Academy, Philadelp...

8/25/2019 9/13/2019

John Michael Farren (born 1953 in West Hartford, Connecticut) is a former American attorney who served as Deputy White House Counsel in the Office of Counsel to the President under the 43rd President...

11/14/2018 11/17/2018

Paul Carrington Cameron (1808 - 1891)

Paul Cameron (1808-1891), second male son of Duncan Cameron, older brother Thomas was mentally ill and probably not capable of taking over his father's enterprise, passed the bar and married Anne Ruffi...

3/12/2008 8/3/2018

Elected second Bishop of Georgia Episcopal Church 1867. Established 20 churches and 5 missions including the Savannah Orphanage for Confederate children. The Indianapolis journal., November 24, 189...

8/27/2010 8/1/2018

Michelle Clara Cliff (1946 - 2016)

Michelle Carla Cliff (2 November 1946 – 12 June 2016) was a Jamaican-American author whose notable works included Abeng, No Telephone to Heaven, and Free Enterprise. Cliff also wrote short stories,...

2/19/2018 2/19/2018

James Wakefield (1825 - 1910)

James Beach Wakefield (March 21, 1825 in Winsted, Connecticut – August 25, 1910) was a United States Representative from Minnesota. He attended the public schools at Westfield, Massachusetts, and J...

12/14/2017 12/14/2017

Augustus Julian Lyman (1857 - 1940)

The youngest son of Rt. Rev. Theodore B. Lyman, who was for twenty years Bishop of the Episcopal diocese of North Carolina and for four years in charge of the Episcopal churches on the Continent of E...

9/3/2017 9/3/2017

Charles Allen Sumner (August 2, 1835 – January 31, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from California. Early life Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Sumner attended Trinity College in Hartford...

12/1/2013 8/14/2017

Rev. James Stoddard, D. D. MP (1849 - 1916)

REV. JAMES STODDARD . James, a son of Enoch Vine and Sarah Ann (Allen,) Stoddard, was born at New London, Conn., Dec. 20, 1849; married in New York City, April 27, 1881, Alice, daughter of George Lew...

6/24/2017 7/3/2017

Prof. John William French (1809 - 1871)

"John W. French"

\ John W. French (November 9, 1809 – July 8, 1871) was an American Episcopal clergyman and educator. John William French, D.D., was born November 9, 1809, son of Edmund French and Sarah Baldwin. ...

6/23/2017 6/23/2017

WWI Military Service: Pvt. SATC (Student Army Training Corps) CYRIL STREATOR KIRKBY , (Class of) 1922 Dr. Cyril Streator Kirkby died September 16 of polio at the Essex County Isolation Hospital...

6/11/2017 6/12/2017

Kent Shirley Kirkby (1896 - 1977)

Kent Shirley Kirkby Essex Falls, N. J. Freshman-Junior Banquet Committee; Freshman Rules Committee; Sophomore Hop Committee; Sophomore Smoker Committee and Dramatics; 1917 IVY Board ; Junior Promen...

6/11/2017 6/11/2017

Thomas Church Brownell was the founder of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States. Brownell was born in Westport, Massachusetts on...

6/5/2008 3/18/2017

George Franklin Ellis MP (1843 - 1898)

George Franklin Ellis was born on September 27, 1843 in Hartford, Connecticut. On December 20, 1861, he was elected vice president of the senior class at Hartford's Trinity College. He was also appoi...

5/13/2013 3/18/2017

Benjamin Globman (1916 - 1991)

11/24/2016 11/24/2016

Abraham Perlstein (1909 - 1981)

2/1/2010 11/24/2016

Elliott M. Perlstein (1906 - 1967)

2/1/2010 11/24/2016

Rachel Platten MP

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Rachel Platten is an American singer and songwriter. She released three independent albums between 2003 and 2014, before signing with Columbia Records in early 2015. She rose to fame in 2015 with the...

3/15/2016 10/4/2016

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

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

Herman Wouk MP (1915 - 2019)

Herman Wouk is an American author, whose best-selling 1951 novel The Caine Mutiny won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His other works include the highly acclaimed The Winds of War and War and Remembran...

2/2/2009 5/10/2016

Judge Joseph Buffington (1855 - 1947)

Joseph Buffington (September 5, 1855 – October 21, 1947) was a United States federal judge. Born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania to Ephraim and Margaret Chambers (Orr) Buffington, and nephew to a well-...

5/2/2016 5/2/2016

John Scott Biddle (1925 - 2008)

) John Scott Biddle (1925–2008) was a foremost yachting cinematographer and lecturer, establishing a film-making career that spanned more than forty years. His films captured not only the technical a...

3/29/2010 6/21/2015

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen ( /ˈfriːlɪŋhaɪsən/; born April 29, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district, serving since 1995. He is a member of the Republican Party. ...

1/22/2012 5/20/2015

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is an American political news correspondent and conservative commentator for the Fox News Channel. He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily ...

3/12/2012 5/18/2015

Reuben Oscar Everett (1878 - 1971)

"R. O. Everett"

Reuben Oscar Everett, attorney and civic and cultural leader, was born at Hamilton, Martin County, the son of Justus and Elizabeth Purvis Everett. Shortly afterwards he moved with his family to their...

5/1/2015 5/1/2015

Jim Fixx (1932 - 1984)

James Fuller "Jim" Fixx (April 23, 1932 – July 20, 1984) was an American who authored the 1977 best-selling book The Complete Book of Running. He is credited with helping start America's fitness revo...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Thomas L. Harris (1816 - 1858)

Thomas Langrell Harris (October 29, 1816 – November 24, 1858) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Contents [show] Early life[edit] Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Harris pursued classical studie...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Isaac Edwin Crary (October 2, 1804 – May 8, 1854) was an American politician. He was the first elected U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan.[1] Crary was born in Preston, Connecticut, whe...

2/18/2012 6/4/2014

Charles R. Chapman (1827 - 1897)

Charles R. Chapman (November 23, 1827 – January 25, 1897) was an American lawyer and politician who was a mayor of Hartford, Connecticut, and served in both houses of the Connecticut legislature. E...

8/30/2009 6/4/2014

William Shepperd Ashe (14 September 1814 – 14 September 1862) was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1849 and 1855. Born in Rocky Point, North Carolina, Ashe attended school ...

6/7/2013 6/4/2014

John Baptista Ashe (1810–1857), born in Beaufort, North Carolina, was an American lawyer and the nephew of the Revolutionary War John Baptista Ashe, who served as a U.S. Congressman for Tennessee for...

6/7/2013 6/4/2014

George M. Ferris (1893 - 1992)

George M. Ferris (1893–1992) was an American investment banker and philanthropist.[1][2] Contents [show] Biography[edit] Early life[edit] George M. Ferris was born in Newtwon, Connecticut.[2] He gr...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Francis R. Delano (1842 - 1892)

Francis Ralph Delano (September 6, 1842 – April 6, 1892) was an American banker and a member of the prominent Delano family. Delano was the first warden of the Minnesota State Prison (1853-1858) and ...

6/17/2012 6/4/2014

Robert Habersham Coleman (1856 - 1930)

Robert Habersham Coleman (1856 - 1930) was an iron processing and railroad industrialist and owner of extensive farmland in Pennsylvania. He was the fourth- and last-generation scion of a family whic...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Martin W. Clement (1881 - 1966)

Martin Withington Clement (1881–1966) was the 11th President of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), from 1935 to 1948. Clement was born and raised in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, and was the son of Major Ge...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Reverend Dr. Abner Jackson (4 November 1811 in Washington, Pennsylvania - 19 April 1874) was an American minister and teacher and President of Hobart College in Geneva, New York from 1858–1867 and Tr...

3/17/2009 6/4/2014

John Collins Covell (1823 - 1887)

John Collins Covell (December 19, 1823 – June 4, 1887) was a 19th-century American educator and school administrator specializing in deaf education in the U.S. states of Virginia and West Virginia. ...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Jared Bradley Flagg (1820 - 1899)

Jared Bradley Flagg (June 16, 1820 - September 25, 1899) was an American painter from New Haven, Connecticut. He was the younger brother of artists George Whiting Flagg and Henry Collins Flagg III. H...

3/20/2007 6/3/2014

Robert William St. John MP (1902 - 2003)

Robert William St. John (March 9, 1902 – February 6, 2003) was an American author (23 books), broadcaster (NBC Radio) and journalist (AP, etc.). Early life St. John was born in March 9, 1902, in ...

6/3/2014 6/3/2014

Thomas Gallaudet (1822 - 1902)

) Thomas Gallaudet (June 3, 1822 – August 27, 1902), an American Episcopal priest, was born in Hartford, Connecticut. His father, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, was the renowned pioneer of deaf education ...

10/24/2011 6/3/2014

Arthur Cleveland Coxe DD LLD (May 10, 1818 – July 20, 1896) was the second Episcopal bishop of Western New York. He used Cleveland as his given name and is often referred to as A. Cleveland Coxe. He ...

5/29/2011 6/3/2014

James Roosevelt Bayley (1814 - 1877)

James Roosevelt Bayley (August 23, 1814 — October 3, 1877) was an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as the first Bishop of Newark (1853–72) and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (18...

7/13/2013 6/3/2014

James Ewing Mears, also J. Ewing Mears M.D., LL.D. (October 17, 1838 - May 28, 1919) was a surgeon and author. He was a pioneer in jaw and mouth surgeries. He was the first to propose the use of Gass...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

A. E. Douglass (1867 - 1962)

A. E. (Andrew Ellicott) Douglass (July 5, 1867, Windsor, Vermont – March 20, 1962, Tucson, Arizona) was an American astronomer. He discovered a correlation between tree rings and the sunspot cycle. ...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

William Bowie (1872 - 1940)

) William Bowie, B.S., C.E., M.A. (May 6, 1872 – August 28, 1940) was an American geodetic engineer. Background and education He was born at Grassland, an historic estate near Annapolis Junction,...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Caroline Maria Hewins (1846 - 1926)

Caroline Maria Hewins (October 10, 1846 - November 4, 1926) was an American librarian. American Libraries includes Caroline Hewins as one of the 100 Most Important Leaders we had in the 20th Centur...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Charles McLean Andrews (1863 - 1943)

Charles McLean Andrews (February 22, 1863 – September 9, 1943) was one of the most distinguished American historians of his time as a leading authority on American colonial history. He wrote 102 majo...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Henry Howard Brownell (1820 - 1872)

Henry Howard Brownell (February 6, 1820 – 1872) was an American poet and historian. Biography Brownell was born in Providence, Rhode Island, February 6, 1820. He graduated from Trinity College, H...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Park Benjamin, Jr. (1809 - 1864)

) Park Benjamin, Sr. (August 14, 1809 – September 12, 1864) was well known in his time as an American poet, journalist, editor and founder of several newspapers. Biography He was born in Demerara...

8/2/2012 6/2/2014

Edward Albee MP (1928 - 2016)

Obituary Edward Albee, an acerbic, absurdist and biting dramatist who won the Pulitzer Prize for drama three times, and who harnessed the techniques of the great European absurdists to examine Americ...

12/17/2012 6/2/2014

Charles Collins Van Zandt (August 10, 1830 – June 4, 1894) was the 34th Governor of Rhode Island. Early life He was born in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from Trinity College in Hartfor...

4/13/2013 6/2/2014

John Smith Phelps (December 22, 1814 – November 20, 1886) was a politician, soldier during the American Civil War, and the 23rd Governor of Missouri. Early life and career John Smith Phelps, ...

5/31/2012 6/2/2014

Henry McBride, Governor MP (1856 - 1937)

) Henry McBride (February 7, 1856 – October 7, 1937) was the fourth Governor of Washington state, United States from 1901 to 1905. He was the first governor of Washington to be born in the west. Bi...

5/1/2013 6/2/2014

Percival Wood Clement (July 7, 1846 – January 9, 1927) was an American politician who served as the 57th Governor of the U.S. state of Vermont from 1919 to 1921. He is a graduate of Trinity College. ...

5/4/2013 6/2/2014

He was a producer on "60 Minutes" (1968) and produced a documentary for CBS alleging that Gen. William C. Westmoreland and purposely underestimated enemy troop numbers during the Vietnam War. Thi...

5/11/2010 6/2/2014

George Frederick Will (born May 4, 1941) is an American newspaper columnist, journalist, and author. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winner best known for his conservative commentary on politics. In 1986, the...

9/24/2012 6/2/2014

Ernest de Koven Leffingwell (January 13, 1875 – January 27, 1971) was an arctic explorer, geologist and Spanish-American War veteran. During the period from 1906 to 1914, Leffingwell spent 9 summ...

1/6/2013 6/2/2014

Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal is an American film director and poet. Gyllenhaal directed the film version of the Pete Dexter novel Paris Trout, which was nominated for five Emmy awards. In addition, he ...

7/26/2009 6/2/2014

Bishop John Williams (1817 - 1899)

HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, County of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, by Richard Anson Wheeler, New London, CT, 1900, p. 663 ) John Williams (August 30, 181...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Isaac Toucey (November 15, 1792 – July 30, 1869) was an American statesman who served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Attorney General of the United States and the 33rd Governor of Connecti...

12/29/2011 6/1/2014

George Abisha Woodward was a jurist and a colonel in the United States Army, who was made a Brigadier General on the retired list in recognition of his military service between 1861 and 1879. B...

1/6/2013 6/1/2014

about - Vincent Strong - Wikipedia The commander of the Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, recommended Vincent for promotion to brigadier general on the evening of July 2, 1863 (after he...

3/11/2009 6/1/2014

Commander James Harmon Ward (25 September 1806 – 27 June 1861) was the first officer of the United States Navy killed during the American Civil War. Biography Born at Hartford, Connecticut, W...

1/6/2013 6/1/2014

Virkus...Vol.1, p. 304.: A.B., Trinity, 1883, A.M., 1891; Ph. B., Columbia, 1886; Sch. of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, and Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; (Sc. D., Trinity, 1910). Mem. form of Tro...

2/25/2009 6/1/2014

Benjamin Wistar Morris (1870 - 1944)

Benjamin Wistar Morris (sometimes III or Jr.; 1870–1944) was an American architect from Oregon who worked primarily in New York City. Early life and education Morris was born in Portland, Oregon ...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Arthur D. Gilman (1821 - 1882)

Arthur Delevan Gilman (November 5, 1821, Newburyport, Massachusetts – July 11, 1882, Syracuse, New York) was an American architect, designer of many Boston neighborhoods, and member of the American I...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Josiah Cleaveland Cady (1837 - 1919)

"J. Cleaveland Cady"

Josiah Cleaveland Cady, commonly know as J. Cleaveland Cady, was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1837 and died in New York City on April 17, 1919. He was a New York-based architect whose most fam...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014