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Caleb Smith Ives (1798 - 1849)

Caleb Smith Ives, Episcopal priest, was born on September 25, 1798, at Tinmouth, Vermont, the son of Jared and Joanna (Smith) Ives. He received a degree from Trinity College, Hartford, in 1840 and ente...

1/7/2023 1/7/2023

Henry Flavel Gillette (1816 - 1896)

Henry Flavel (Falvel) Gillette, teacher and superintendent of Bayland Orphan's Home, was born in Grandby County, Connecticut, on July 16, 1816, the third child of Laura (Adams) and Almon Gillette. At a...

8/8/2008 12/12/2022

Charles Gillett (1813 - 1869)

Charles Gillette, Episcopal clergyman, was born in Grandby, Connecticut, on February 5, 1813, the son of Benoni and Penelope (Hubbard) Gillette. He attended Trinity College at Hartford, Connecticut, an...

3/24/2021 12/12/2022

Rhoads H. Fisher, Confederate infantry officer, was born on March 13, 1832, in Matagorda County, son of Samuel Rhoads Fisher and Ann (Pleasants) Fisher. His father, Samuel Rhoads Fisher, was the namesa...

11/16/2022 11/16/2022

Thomas Meskill was a longtime United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He previously served as the 82nd Governor of Connecticut, as a United States Repr...

3/9/2022 3/9/2022

John Baptista Ashe (1810 - 1857)

US Congressman. He was born one of nine children in Rocky Point, Pender County, North Carolina, to Samuel Ashe and his wife Elizabeth Haywood Shepperd Ashe in about 1810. He was educated locally and ...

12/19/2021 12/19/2021

Elizabeth Bentley, Soviet spy MP (1908 - 1963)

"Eliza"

Terrill Bentley (January 1, 1908 – December 3, 1963) was an American spy for the Soviet Union from 1938 until 1945. In 1945 she defected from the Communist Party and Soviet intelligence and became an i...

1/26/2012 10/11/2021

Stanley J. Budarz (1917 - 1982)

"Stan"

Sources==* "Isabelle (Sutcavage) Budarz." The Journal Inquirer via Legacy.com, published 1 October 2018. Accessed 8 December 2020.* "Stanley Budarz." U.S. Social Security Death Index (SSDI) via MyHerit...

12/8/2020 12/11/2020

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 Leaksvill...

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

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 of the...

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. Indianapolis journal., November 24, 1890, Image...

8/27/2010 8/1/2018

Michelle Clara Cliff (1946 - 2016)

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, prose poems a...

2/19/2018 2/19/2018

James Wakefield (1825 - 1910)

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 Jonesville, ...

12/14/2017 12/14/2017

Augustus Julian Lyman (1857 - 1940)

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 Europe....

9/3/2017 9/3/2017

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

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 Lewis ...

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. His pare...

6/23/2017 6/23/2017

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

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 Promenade C...

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 appoint...

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 re...

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

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 12th Conne...

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)

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-known Pennsy...

5/2/2016 5/2/2016

John Scott Biddle (1925 - 2008)

"Johnny"

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 aspects of...

3/29/2010 6/21/2015

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.Early life,...

1/22/2012 5/20/2015

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 Caller. H...

3/12/2012 5/18/2015

Reuben Oscar Everett (1878 - 1971)

"R. O. Everett"

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 plantati...

5/1/2015 5/1/2015

Jim Fixx (1932 - 1984)

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 revolution, ...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Thomas L. Harris (1816 - 1858)

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 studies and was gr...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

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, where he atten...

2/18/2012 6/4/2014

Charles R. Chapman (1827 - 1897)

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.Early lifeChap...

8/30/2009 6/4/2014

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 in Fayettevil...

6/7/2013 6/4/2014

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 one te...

6/7/2013 6/4/2014

George M. Ferris (1893 - 1992)

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 graduated from...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Francis R. Delano (1842 - 1892)

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 first Gene...

6/17/2012 6/4/2014

Robert Habersham Coleman (1856 - 1930)

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 which control...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Martin W. Clement (1881 - 1966)

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 General Charle...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

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 Trinity Colle...

3/17/2009 6/4/2014

John Collins Covell (1823 - 1887)

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.Covell wa...

6/4/2014 6/4/2014

Jared Bradley Flagg (1820 - 1899)

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. His fathe...

3/20/2007 6/3/2014

Robert William St. John MP (1902 - 2003)

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

6/3/2014 6/3/2014

Rev. Thomas Gallaudet (1822 - 1902)

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 in the Unit...

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 was...

5/29/2011 6/3/2014

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 (1872–77).E...

7/13/2013 6/3/2014

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 Gasserian ga...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

A. E. Douglass (1867 - 1962)

. 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."Doug...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

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

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Caroline Hewins (1846 - 1926)

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 Century for her work...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Charles McLean Andrews (1863 - 1943)

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 major books an...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Henry Howard Brownell (1820 - 1872)

Howard Brownell (February 6, 1820 – 1872) was an American poet and historian.BiographyBrownell was born in Providence, Rhode Island, February 6, 1820. He graduated from Trinity College, Hartford, in 18...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

Park Benjamin, Sr. (1809 - 1864)

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.BiographyHe was born in Demerara, British Guian...

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 American...

12/17/2012 6/2/2014

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

4/13/2013 6/2/2014

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 careerJohn Smith Phelps, the son of Elisha...

5/31/2012 6/2/2014

Henry McBride, Governor MP (1856 - 1937)

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.BiographyBorn i...

5/1/2013 6/2/2014

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. Clement was...

5/4/2013 6/2/2014

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. This resulte...

5/11/2010 6/2/2014

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 Wall Str...

9/24/2012 6/2/2014

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 summers and 6 wint...

1/6/2013 6/2/2014

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 directed an ...

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 Williams (August 30, 1817 – 1899)...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

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 Connecticut.Born...

12/29/2011 6/1/2014

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.BiographyWoodward...

1/6/2013 6/1/2014

about - Vincent Strong - WikipediaThe 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 wa...

3/11/2009 6/1/2014

James Harmon Ward (25 September 1806 – 27 June 1861) was the first officer of the United States Navy killed during the American Civil War.BiographyBorn at Hartford, Connecticut, Ward received his early...

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 Trowbr...

2/25/2009 6/1/2014

Benjamin Wistar Morris (1870 - 1944)

Wistar Morris (sometimes III or Jr.; 1870–1944) was an American architect from Oregon who worked primarily in New York City.Early life and educationMorris was born in Portland, Oregon on October 23, 18...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Arthur D. Gilman (1821 - 1882)

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 Institute ...

6/1/2014 6/1/2014

Josiah Cleaveland Cady (1837 - 1919)

"J. Cleaveland Cady"

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 familiar sur...

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