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Col. Millard Glen Gray MP (1913 - 1972)

Colonel U.S. Army-Infantry, World War II. Millard Glen Gray was born at Alton, Illinois on December 1, 1913. His mother's name was Flora Glen Gray (1894-1963), the daughter of Andrew James Glen (18...

9/7/2019 9/8/2019

Eugene Odum MP (1913 - 2002)

Eugene Pleasants Odum (September 17, 1913 – August 10, 2002) was an American biologist at the University of Georgia known for his pioneering work on ecosystem ecology. He and his brother Howard T. Od...

12/14/2014 8/21/2019

Lloyd deWitt Bockstruck MP (1945 - 2018)

Lloyd was a wonderful man and a tremendous asset to the Dallas Genealogy Society, the Dallas Public Library, and library patrons who often asked his advice and his suggestions. We will all miss him.~ ~...

5/29/2018 8/19/2019

Dr. Eva Cohn Galambos MP (1928 - 2015)

Eva Cohn Galambos (July 1, 1928 – April 19, 2015), was a German-born American economist and politician who served as the first mayor of Sandy Springs, Georgia. She served as the city's inaugural Mayo...

3/22/2017 6/24/2019

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4/7/2018 4/27/2019

Dr. Demitri Boris Shimkin MP (1916 - 1992)

(abstract from NYT Obituary- published December 25, 1992 ) Mr. Shimkin, who was also a professor of public health at the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois, was known for his research on th...

8/19/2015 12/15/2018

Elmer Henry Maytag MP (1883 - 1940)

Elmer Henry "E. H." Maytag Elmer Henry Maytag was born in Newton. He attended the Newton schools and spent two years at the University of Illinois. He became treasurer of the company in 1909 and in 1...

10/3/2012 9/21/2018

Adolphe Joseph Warner MP (1917 - d.)

"Adolf Josef Werner"

11/11/2016 9/19/2018

Dr. Alan Stewart MP (1921 - 2010)

Dr. Alan Erwin Stewart died peacefully at home with his family by his side August 3, 2010. Born on January 24, 1921 in Peoria, IL, Alan was the only child of Sanford E. and Rose (Rosenfeld) Stewart. He...

2/5/2012 8/30/2018

Carolyn (Kayo) Green MP (1924 - 2009)

2/5/2012 8/29/2018

Kenneth W. Jacobs MP (1922 - 2007)

8/26/2018 8/26/2018

Richard Marvin Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is a former American football player, sports commentator, and actor. He played professional football as a linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the Nationa...

8/6/2018 8/7/2018

Red Grange MP (1903 - 1991)

"The Galloping Ghost"

Harold Edward "Red" Grange (June 13, 1903 – January 28, 1991), nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost", was an American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-...

8/6/2018 8/6/2018

from Wikipedia Herbert M. Sobel Sr. (26 January 1912 – 30 September 1987)[1] was a commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Divi...

12/29/2017 3/6/2018

Melvin Robert Laird, Sr. MP (1877 - 1946)

. Melvin Robert Laird Sr. (August 7, 1877 – March 19, 1946) was an American politician, businessman, and clergyman. Born in Maysville, Illinois, Laird received his bachelor's degree from the Univer...

1/6/2018 1/6/2018

Henry Welles MP (1914 - 2007)

) Henry Wells (December 15, 1914 - October 1, 2007) was an American author, professor and leading expert on Latin America politics. Wells helped to draft the Constitution of Puerto Rico and advised t...

9/24/2017 9/24/2017

James D. St. Clair MP (1920 - 2001)

James D. St. Clair (April 14, 1920 – March 10, 2001) was an American lawyer, and practiced law for many years in Boston with the firm of Hale and Dorr. He lived in Wellesley Hills, MA for nearly 5 de...

8/29/2017 8/29/2017

Dr. Edgar Francis Drucker MP (1920 - d.)

Attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

7/17/2008 8/28/2017

Wallace R. Brode MP (1900 - 1974)

Wallace Reed Brode (12 June 1900 – August 1974) was an American chemist. He was president of the American Chemical Society in 1969 and of the Optical Society of America in 1961. He received the Pries...

6/16/2017 6/16/2017

Kuo-Tsai Chen MP (1923 - 1987)

"Chester"

6/1/2017 6/2/2017

Sir Zelman Cowen MP (1919 - 2011)

Sir Zelman Cowen AK GCMG GCVO QC PC was the 19th Governor-General of Australia. Cowen was born in Melbourne in 1919 to a Jewish family. He was educated at St Kilda Park state school, Scotch College a...

6/6/2010 5/7/2017

Carl Clinton Van Doren MP (1885 - 1950)

Carl Clinton Van Doren (September 10, 1885–July 18, 1950) was a U.S. critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. He was the brother of Mark Van Doren and the uncle of Charles Van Doren. Biography...

9/17/2009 4/2/2017

Mark Albert Van Doren MP (1894 - 1972)

Mark Van Doren (June 13, 1894 – December 10, 1972) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic. He was born in the town of Hope in Vermilion County, Illinois. The son of the county's doc...

9/17/2009 4/2/2017

Bradley Cole Underwood (born December 14, 1963) is the current head coach for the Illinois men's basketball team. Previously, he served as head coach at Oklahoma State, Stephen F. Austin, Dodge City ...

5/13/2012 3/19/2017

Nathan George Brenner, Jr. MP (1928 - 2010)

Nathan G. Brenner, Jr.. age 81; beloved husband of Eleda, nee Fenn; loving son of Clara nee Hartman and the late Nathan; dearest father of Karen Brenner, Mark (Kathleen) Brenner and Lynne Brenner (Mike...

5/17/2009 3/15/2017

Bruce Hartman Brenner MP (1938 - 1986)

BRUCE HARTMAN BRENNER, age 47, died on July 27, 1986, at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He was born on December 27, 1938, in Chicago, IL, the son of Nathan George Brenner, Sr. ...

5/17/2009 3/15/2017

William Hoffman MP (c.1908 - 1979)

William Hoffman, 72, a Labor Department official who retired in 1977 after 37 years service, died of cancer Sunday at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hoffman was director of the division of minimum wag...

7/17/2008 3/13/2017

Dr. Isadore Abraham Drues MP (1898 - 1959)

Isadore Abraham Drues attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He was a member of the Class of 1922. See Also -

7/17/2008 3/12/2017

Deron Williams MP

Texas, United States

Deron Michael Williams (/ˈdɛrən/ derr-in; born June 26, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He p...

10/7/2015 2/26/2017

Marc Lowell Andreessen (/ænˈdriːsən/ an-dree-sən; born July 9, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is the co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; co...

2/12/2017 2/12/2017
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Alfred Yi Cho is the Adjunct Vice President of Semiconductor Research at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs. He is known as the "father of molecular beam epitaxy"; a technique he developed at that facility in ...

12/27/2016 12/27/2016

Alex Agase MP (1922 - 2007)

Alexander Arrasi Agase (March 27, 1922 – May 3, 2007) was an American football guard and linebacker who was named an All-American three times in college and played on three Cleveland Browns championshi...

12/23/2016 12/23/2016

James Gordon "Bo" Gritz (/ˈɡraɪts/; born January 18, 1939) is a former United States Army Special Forces officer who served in the Vietnam War. His post-war activities – notably attempted POW rescues...

12/3/2016 12/5/2016

Neel Tushar Kashkari (born July 30, 1973) is an American banker and politician who is President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. As interim Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financia...

10/15/2008 11/30/2016

Sir Anthony James Leggett KBE FRS Sir Anthony James Leggett, KBE, FRS (born 26 March 1938), also Tony Leggett, has been a Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since ...

12/28/2014 11/21/2016

Mira Emma Spinning MP (1913 - 2005)

I believe Mira to have been the last surviving great grandchild of Wells D. Sexton. GMF 8/2/2005 Mira Spinning of Utica 5/6/13 - 8/1/05 Mira Spinning passed away on Monday, August 1, 2005. She was bo...

7/24/2008 10/4/2016

James Alexander Thomson (born December 20, 1958) is an American developmental biologist best known for deriving the first human embryonic stem cell (SC) line in 1998 and for deriving human induced pl...

9/9/2016 9/17/2016

Chuck Fleischmann , a Representative from Tennessee; born in Ooltewah, Hamilton County, Tenn., October 11, 1962; B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1983; J.D., University of Tennes...

8/11/2016 8/11/2016

) Joseph Bailey (May 6, 1825 – March 21, 1867) was a civil engineer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

7/12/2016 7/12/2016

Carol Rauner O’Donovan MP (1941 - 2013)

Carol Rauner O’Donovan, nee Kopay, age 71, died peacefully on March 1 at her Lincoln Park home, where during a long illness she had been cared for by her loving husband of 11 years, T. Paul B. O’Donova...

7/11/2016 7/11/2016

Kurt Schrader, a Representative from Oregon; born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., October 19, 1951; graduated from Champaign Centennial High School, Champaign, Ill., 1969; B.A., Cornell Unive...

6/22/2016 7/4/2016

Martha Northam Schrader (born August 12, 1953) is a Democratic American politician who is serving on the Board of Commissioners of Clackamas County, Oregon. She has served in the Oregon Senate, repre...

6/22/2016 7/4/2016

Warder Clyde Allee MP (1885 - 1955)

Warder Clyde Allee (June 5, 1885 – March 18, 1955) was an American ecologist. He is recognized to be one of the great pioneers of American ecology. As an accomplished zoologist and ecologist, Allee w...

4/4/2014 6/25/2016

Cody Austin Sedlock (born June 19, 1995) is an American college baseball pitcher for the Illinois Fighting Illini. Career Sedlock attended Alleman High School in Rock Island, Illinois and played ...

6/19/2016 6/20/2016

Philip Quincy Wright MP (1890 - 1970)

"Quincy"

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother Sewall Wright by SmartCopy : Nov 19 2014, 2:30:15 UTC

11/18/2014 6/6/2016

Nancy Goodman Brinker is the founder and Chair of Global Strategy of Susan G. Komen, an organization named after her only sister, Susan, who died from breast cancer in 1980 at age 36. Brinker was als...

5/4/2010 5/22/2016

Charlotte H. Bruner MP (1917 - 1999)

Charlotte H. Bruner (1917–1999) was an American scholar who was one of the first in the United States to write extensively about, and translate the work of, African women writers. She was inducted in...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (July 19, 1921 – May 30, 2011) was an American medical physicist, and a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (together with Roger Guillemin and Andrew Schal...

11/8/2014 5/14/2016

Dale Alford, U.S. Congress MP (1916 - 2000)

Thomas Dale Alford, a Representative from Arkansas; born in New Hope, Pike County, Ark., January 28, 1916; attended the public schools of Rector, Ark.; B.S., Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, Ark., ...

5/5/2016 5/5/2016

Jack Welch MP

"Jack Welch"

John Francis "Jack" Welch, Jr. (born November 19, 1935) is a retired American business executive, author, and chemical engineer. He was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. Dur...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Nelison "Nick" Anderson (born January 20, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association for thirteen years. Born in Chicago, Illinois,...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Kendall Cedric Gill (born May 25, 1968) is an American retired professional basketball player, who now works as a television basketball analyst. Early life Gill was born in Chicago, Illinois and ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Stephen Dean "Steve" Bardo (born April 5, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player. Basketball career During his standout career at the University of Illinois, 6'5" Bardo scored...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Kenneth R. "Kenny" Battle (born October 10, 1964) is an American retired professional basketball player. High school career In 1984, Battle led Aurora West High School to third place in the Illin...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Marcus Liberty (born October 27, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player. High school After leading Chicago's Crane High School Cougars to a sophomore city title as a freshman,...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Lowell Hamilton (born May 3, 1966) was a former high school and college basketball player during the 1980s. Hamilton, a dominant high school center, led Chicago's Providence-St. Mel to a third-place ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

George Washington Woodruff (February 22, 1864 – March 24, 1934) was an American football player, rower, coach, teacher, lawyer and politician. He served as the head football coach at the University o...

10/22/2011 4/13/2016

Arthur D. Bond MP (1902 - 1983)

Arthur D. Bond (1902-1983) was a Rhodes Scholar, captain of the University of Missouri Tigers football team and Director of the A.P. Green Refractories Company. Bond was born in Perryville, Misso...

1/25/2012 4/12/2016

Mark Johnson is a former Olympic wrestler and two time NCAA All-American. He was the head coach at Oregon State University (1990–1992) and the University of Illinois (1992–2009), compiling a career r...

4/9/2016 4/11/2016

Edward K. Hall MP (1870 - 1932)

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Carol Moseley Brown, a Senator from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., August 16, 1947; educated in Chicago public schools; graduated, University of Illinois 1969; graduated, University of Chicago Scho...

8/31/2015 2/28/2016

Larry Bucshon, U.S. Congress MP

Evansville, IN, United States

Larry Bucshon, a Representative from Indiana; born in Taylorville, Bartholomew County, Ill., May 31, 1962; B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1984; M.D., University of Illinois, Ch...

7/16/2011 2/7/2016

Mike Bost, a Representative from Illinois; born in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Ill., December 30, 1960; graduated from Murphysboro High School, Murphysboro, Ill., 1979; Certified Firefighter II Acad...

2/3/2016 2/3/2016

Janice D. Schakowsky, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, May 26, 1944; attended Sullivan High School, Chicago, Ill.; B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaig...

2/2/2016 2/2/2016

Peter Roskam, a Representative from Illinois; born in Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill., September 13, 1961; B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1983; J.D., Illinois Institute of Technol...

1/31/2016 1/31/2016

Ellie Goodman MP (1920 - 2015)

"Ellie", "Miss Ellie"

Ellie Goodman, a long-time community leader and philanthropist in Peoria, passed away Monday in West Palm Beach, Florida. She was 94. Eleanor N. Goodman was born Aug. 9, 1920 in Hopkinsville, Kentuck...

8/26/2010 10/4/2015

John Thomas Scopes (August 3, 1900 – October 21, 1970), was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925 for violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolu...

1/6/2012 9/27/2015

Walter Burley Griffin MP (1876 - 1937)

Walter Burley Griffin (November 24, 1876 – February 11, 1937) was an American architect and landscape architect. He is known for designing Canberra, Australia's capital city. He has been credited w...

3/10/2015 8/13/2015

Arnold Orville Beckman MP (1900 - 2004)

Arnold Orville Beckman (April 10, 1900 – May 18, 2004) was an American chemist, inventor, investor, and philanthropist. While a professor at California Institute of Technology, he founded Beckman Ins...

8/2/2015 8/2/2015

Allan Sandage MP (1926 - 2010)

Allan Rex Sandage (June 18, 1926 – November 13, 2010) was an American astronomer. He was Staff Member Emeritus with the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. He determined the first reasona...

8/1/2015 8/1/2015

Charles David Keeling MP (1928 - 2005)

Charles David Keeling (April 20, 1928 – June 20, 2005) was an American scientist whose recording of carbon dioxide at the Mauna Loa Observatory first alerted the world to the possibility of anthropog...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Donald G. Higman MP (1928 - 2006)

Donald G. Higman (September 20, 1928, Vancouver – February 13, 2006) was an American mathematician known for his discovery, in collaboration with Charles C. Sims, of the Higman–Sims group. Higman d...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Richard Wesley Hamming MP (1915 - 1998)

Richard Wesley Hamming (February 11, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer science and telecommunications. His contributions include the ...

4/3/2015 7/29/2015

Charles W. Woodworth MP (1865 - 1940)

Charles W. Woodworth (April 28, 1865 – November 19, 1940) was an American entomologist. He founded the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley, and made many valuable contribu...

9/12/2012 7/29/2015

I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we've got to do it right. We've got to give those animals a decent life, and we've got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal res...

1/1/2013 7/29/2015

Frank White, Governor MP (1856 - 1940)

) Frank White (December 12, 1856 – March 23, 1940) was the eighth Governor of North Dakota. A Republican, White also served as Treasurer of the United States from 1921 to 1928. Family Colonel Fra...

10/5/2013 7/29/2015

Samuel Knox Skinner (born June 10, 1938) is an American politician, lawyer and businessman. Skinner served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation and White House Chief of Staff under President George H....

1/20/2012 7/29/2015

John P. East, U.S. Senator MP (1931 - 1986)

John Porter East (May 5, 1931 – June 29, 1986) was a Republican U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina from 1981 until his suicide in 1986. A paraplegic since 1955, because of polio, East wa...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Dorothy Day ("Servant of God") MP (1897 - 1980)

"Tobey", "Batterham"

Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of Distributism. She was also co...

10/15/2011 7/29/2015

Willis J. Bailey, Governor MP (1854 - 1932)

Willis Joshua Bailey (October 12, 1854 – May 19, 1932) was a Republican United States Representative from Kansas and the 16th Governor of Kansas. Biography Born in Carroll County, Illinois, Baile...

12/20/2010 7/29/2015

Prentiss Marsh Brown (June 18, 1889 – December 19, 1973) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of Michigan. Biography Brown was born in St. Ignace, Michigan and atte...

1/26/2012 7/29/2015

John Chancellor MP (1927 - 1996)

John William Chancellor (July 14, 1927 – July 12, 1996) was a well-known American journalist who spent most of his career with NBC News. He served as anchor of the NBC Nightly News from 1970 to 1982 ...

5/7/2013 7/29/2015

Hugh Hefner MP (1926 - 2017)

Hugh Hefner  was an American men's lifestyle magazine publisher, businessman, and playboy. Hefner was a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a former journalist for  Esquire . He was best known for being t...

1/13/2009 6/16/2015

Gene Hackman MP

Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

He is an American actor and novelist. Hackman has made 80 films. He came to fame in 1967 when his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde earned him his first Oscar nomination. His major roles...

5/17/2010 6/16/2015

Roger Ebert MP (1942 - 2013)

Roger Joseph Ebert (pron.: /ˈiːbərt/) (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American journalist, film critic and screenwriter, who was described by Forbes as "the most powerful pundit in America". He ...

4/4/2013 6/16/2015

Lt. General Walter C. Short MP (1880 - 1949)

Walter Campbell Short (March 30, 1880 – March 9, 1949) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army and the U.S. military commander responsible for the defense of U.S. military installations ...

6/14/2015 6/16/2015