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James Edward "Hoss" Cartwright (born September 22, 1949) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who last served as the eighth vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from August...

8/24/2022 Yesterday

Kari Ann Lake (born August 23, 1969) is an American politician and former television news anchor. After working at Phoenix television station KSAZ-TV for 22 years, she stepped down from her anchor ro...

8/6/2022 10/1/2022

Rolando Santos Tinio MP (1937 - 1997)

Rolando Santos Tinio was a Filipino poet, dramatist, director, actor, critic, essayist and educator, posthumously awarded a National Artist for Theatre and Literature.

3/8/2012 8/30/2022

Richard L. Lawson MP (1929 - 2020)

Richard Laverne Lawson (December 19, 1929 – January 20, 2020) was a general and deputy commander in chief, Headquarters United States European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.

8/26/2022 8/26/2022

Sharm Scheuerman MP (1934 - 2010)

Milton "Sharm" Scheuerman (May 16, 1934 – August 30, 2010) was an American college basketball player and coach for the University of Iowa. Scheuerman was born in Moline, Illinois and grew up in Rock...

8/19/2022 8/19/2022

Frank R. Wallace (1932 - 2006)

Frank R. Wallace (1932 – January 26, 2006), born Wallace Ward, was an American author, publisher and mail-order magnate. Previously a professional poker player, he is originator of the philosophy of ...

7/21/2022 7/21/2022

Herbert Hinzie Kersten MP (1920 - 2005)

Involved in the creation of the Georgia Guidestones

7/7/2022 7/7/2022

Sotero Baluyut MP (1889 - 1975)

Sotero Julao Baluyut, also known as Sotero Baluyot, was a Filipino politician and engineer. Wikipedia

9/5/2007 4/9/2022

David Jan Skorton is an American physician and academic. He has been president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) since July 15, 2019. Prior to the AAM...

3/22/2022 3/28/2022

Hunter Ripley Rawlings III (born December 14, 1944) is an American classics scholar and academic administrator. He is best known for serving as the 17th President of the University of Iowa from 1987 ...

3/22/2022 3/28/2022

Cornelis Willem de Kiewiet (May 21, 1902 – February 15, 1986) was a Dutch-born American historian most notable for having served as president of Cornell University and the University of Rochester.

3/30/2010 3/22/2022

James O. Freedman MP (1935 - 2006)

James Oliver Freedman (September 21, 1935 – March 21, 2006) was an American educator and academic administrator. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, he served as Dean of the University...

3/21/2022 3/21/2022

Yong Kim MD, PhD, also known as Kim Yong (Hangul: 김용; born December 8, 1959), is a South Korean-American physician and anthropologist who has served as the 12th President of the World Bank since July 1...

9/22/2016 3/21/2022

John T. Wilson MP (1914 - 1990)

John Todd Wilson (March 7, 1914 – August 4, 1990) served as president of the University of Chicago from 1975 to 1978. Wilson was born in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on March 7, 1914. He studied at Ge...

3/13/2022 3/14/2022

Clint Ballard (1931 - 2008)

. Clinton Conger Ballard Jr. (May 24, 1931 – December 23, 2008) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. He wrote two Billboard Hot 100 number one hits. The first was "Game of Love" by Wayne F...

12/24/2021 12/24/2021

A poet, novelist, and teacher, James Tillotson Whitehead was born in Missouri and spent most of his life working in the creative writing program at the University of Arkansas. He spent his formative ye...

12/2/2021 12/2/2021

J. Edward Lundy (1915 - 2007)

Edward Lundy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1936 and was at Princeton from 1936 until 1942. He served in the US Army Air Forces from 1943 to 1945, rising to sergeant. A...

10/19/2021 10/19/2021

J. Ortiz (born May 27, 1941) is a Native American writer, poet, and enrolled member of the Pueblo of Acoma. Ortiz is one of the key figures in the second wave of what has been called the Native America...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

Howard Langfitt (1919 - 1997)

From 1945 to 1961 Howard Langfitt was in charge of agricultural programming at WJDX radio and then WLBT television in Jackson. He used the media to connect farmers to agricultural experts, portrayed ma...

9/14/2021 9/14/2021

Christopher Ashton Kutcher , known as Ashton Kutcher, is an American film actor, television actor, producer and former fashion model, best-known for playing Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That '70s Sh...

3/8/2010 8/5/2021

Sena Jeter Naslund (1942 - d.)

Birmingham native Sena Jeter Naslund (1942- ) is the author of seven novels and two collections of short stories. She is best known for literature that centers on real or fictional characters from the ...

6/26/2021 6/26/2021

Gail Godwin (1937 - d.)

Godwin (born June 18, 1937) is an American novelist and short story writer. Godwin has written 14 novels, two short story collections, three non-fiction books, and ten libretti. Her primary literary ac...

12/22/2020 12/22/2020

Rebecca Gilman (1965 - d.)

Gilman (born 1965 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American playwright.EducationShe attended Middlebury College, graduated from Birmingham-Southern College, and earned a Master of Fine Arts from the Iowa ...

12/22/2020 12/22/2020

Dennis Covington (1948 - d.)

Covington (born October 30, 1948) is an American author whose work includes two novels and four nonfiction books. His subject matter includes spirituality, the environment, and the South. Covington's b...

11/29/2020 11/29/2020

William Berney (1920 - 1961)

William Berney (1920-1961) was a dramatist who wrote in collaboration with Howard Dixon Richardson. Their best-known drama, Dark of the Moon, ran for nine months on Broadway. Berney was born on May 6, ...

11/16/2020 11/16/2020

General Kenneth David Nichols (13 November 1907 – 21 February 2000), also known by Nick, was an officer in the United States Army, and a civil engineer who worked on the secret Manhattan Project, which...

9/24/2020 9/24/2020

Dr. Ehud Zvi Havazelet (1955 - 2015)

9/9/2012 7/24/2020

Scott McGwire (born December 18, 1967) is a former American football quarterback who played professionally for the Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).

9/21/2015 6/13/2020

Axne, a Representative from Iowa; born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Iowa, April 20, 1965; graduated from Valley High School, West Des Moines, Iowa; B.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1987; M.B...

3/5/2009 11/6/2019

Dr Frank Hyneman Knight MP (1885 - 1972)

Hyneman Knight (November 7, 1885 – April 15, 1972) was an American economist who spent most of his career at the University of Chicago, where he became one of the founders of the Chicago school. Nobel ...

3/28/2019 8/18/2019

, Katie, a Representative from California; born in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, January 3, 1974; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1996; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2001; la...

6/30/2019 7/1/2019

Susanne Wilson Sachs (1925 - 2009)

Susanne Wilson Sachs, 83, a native of Des Moines County, died Monday night, January 5, 2009, at her home in Kansas City, Missouri. Mrs. Sachs had many health challenges in recent years, but remained a ...

9/24/2008 6/24/2019

Bob Hughes (1922 - 2018)

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Robert J. “Bob” Hughes, 95, will be 10:30 a.m. next Monday, March 19, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Bettendorf. Inurnment will take place in Mt. C...

10/12/2016 5/9/2019

Johnny Rosenblatt MP (1907 - 1979)

"Yankel ben reb Leib", "Johnny Ross"

Birth: Dec. 25, 1907 Nebraska, USA* Death: Oct. 29, 1979 Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USAJohn R. "Johnny" Rosenblatt (1907–1979) was a man whose name remains synonymous with baseball in Omaha and...

6/20/2017 1/22/2019

Mimi Gardner Gates MP

"Mimi Gardner Neil"

"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

Dr. Joseph F. Pasternak (1949 - 2006)

9/1/2018 9/1/2018

Sol Kronick (1907 - 1985)

9/1/2018 9/1/2018

M. Roth (born October 14, 1982) is a former American football player in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played col...

6/3/2018 6/4/2018

Edward Parsons Smith (1860 - 1930)

Parsons Smith (September 30, 1860 – May 21, 1930) was the mayor of Omaha, Nebraska from 1918 to 1921.

6/1/2018 6/1/2018

Roger W Wyse (1921 - 2009)

Roger W. Wyse , 88, of Wellman, Iowa, died Dec. 16, 2009, at Parkview Manor in Wellman. He was born May 16, 1921, to Arthur and Lillian (Weaver) Wyse in Wayland.He farmed with his father, taught rural ...

4/22/2018 4/22/2018

Rex Bell (1903 - 1962)

University of Iowa alumnus Rex Bell began playing small film roles in the late '20s. Blessed with good looks and an easygoing manner, Bell rapidly achieved stardom as a cowboy hero. He appeared in scor...

4/26/2008 3/17/2018

Herb Hake (1899 - 1980)

Hake (1903–80) was an American author, cartoonist, radio, and television personality; associated with the University of Northern Iowa. He was awarded an honorary doctoral degree.

3/1/2018 3/1/2018

Blakemore Hickenlooper (July 21, 1896 – September 4, 1971), was a Republican politician from the US state of Iowa. He was lieutenant governor from 1939 to 1943 and then the 29th Governor of Iowa from 1...

5/6/2012 1/30/2018

John K. Valentine (1904 - 1950)

Kalbach Valentine (February 3, 1904 – October 12, 1950) was an American Democratic politician and lawyer.Born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Valentine graduated from University of Wisconsin–Madison and received h...

1/30/2018 1/30/2018

Washington Clarke (October 24, 1852, Shelby County, Indiana – November 28, 1936, Adel, Iowa) served two terms as the 21st Governor of Iowa from 1913-17.Biography In 1856 the Clarke family moved to Davi...

7/14/2012 1/30/2018

Dr. Albert Gregory Hull (1867 - 1949)

GLOBE Friday, October 21, 1949 Page 7A, Columns 2 thru 4Dr. A.G. Hull, a Former Successful Physician and Mine Operator, DiesDr. Albert Gregory Hull, who gave up a successful medical practice in Kansas ...

6/29/2014 1/30/2018

Nelson Johnson (March 3, 1850 – October 21, 1909) was a North Dakota politician who served as a United States Representative and Senator from North Dakota.BiographyBorn in Racine County, Wisconsin, he ...

4/29/2012 8/8/2017

George J. Saling (1909 - 1933)

J. Saling (July 27, 1909 – April 15, 1933) was an American athlete, winner of 110 m hurdles at the 1932 Summer Olympics.Saling was born in Memphis, Missouri, but the family moved to Corydon, Iowa when ...

8/5/2017 8/5/2017

C., son of Mr. and Mrs. M.I. Cooper, was born at Kellogg, Iowa, on February 6, 1879, and died at his home in Ogden, Iowa, on Nov. 11, 1948, at the age of 69 years, 9 months, and 5 days after a long and...

7/1/2017 7/1/2017

Virginia Fiester (1916 - 2010)

Virginia Fiester Frederick, 93, Ret. Illinois State Representative, died May 30, 2010. Wife of the late Charles D. Fiester (1975) and Kenneth J. Frederick (2004); Mother of Sheryl Ross of North Bend, O...

6/21/2017 6/21/2017

as a Redshirt Junior... appeared in 32 games in the circle with 17 starts... collected a 4-15 record and a 5.70 ERA... threw one complete game... led the team with 76 strikeouts in 107.2 innings pitche...

6/26/2008 6/7/2017

Richard Clarence (Dick) Clark, a Senator from Iowa; born in Paris, Linn County, Iowa, September 14, 1928; attended the public schools; attended the University of Maryland, Wiesbaden, Germany, and the U...

6/15/2015 5/5/2017

William Walter Klusmeier (1923 - 2015)

Life is not a destination, it is a journey. William Walter Klusmeier began his journey on March 30, 1923, at Sparks hospital in Fort Smith Arkansas.Born the only child of William Walter Klusmeier and E...

4/29/2017 4/29/2017

Todd Alford (born November 23, 1964) is an American basketball coach and former player who is currently the head coach of the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team.Alford led Indiana University to a nation...

3/15/2017 3/15/2017

Edward Hansen (born 29 March 1941) is an American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. He is best known for his research in climatology, his 1...

3/8/2017 3/8/2017

Dan Gable MP

"Ansel Briggs"

Mack "Dan" Gable (born October 25, 1948) is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he won 15 NCAA team titles ...

8/15/2008 2/19/2017

Ernest "Chuck" Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa, serving since 1981. A member of Republican Party, he previously served in the United States House of Rep...

5/6/2012 2/8/2017

George Joseph Shumlin (1925 - 2014)

GEORGE SHUMLIN - WESTMINSTER WEST - George Shumlin died April 10, 2014, at his home, after a short illness, surrounded by his wife and children who loved him. Born in May 1925, in Newark, N.J., the son...

11/28/2016 11/28/2016

John A. Hull (1874 - 1944)

Adley Hull (August 7, 1874 – April 17, 1944) was a Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Army and an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.Hull was born in Bloomfield, Iowa to Civil Wa...

6/29/2014 10/17/2016

Philip Roth MP (1933 - 2018)

Philip Milton Roth (March 19, 1933 – May 22, 2018) was an American novelist.Roth's fiction, regularly set in his birthplace of Newark, New Jersey, is known for its intensely autobiographical character,...

4/27/2007 10/4/2016

Christopher Lasch (1932 - 1994)

"Kit"

Christopher (Kit) Lasch (June 1, 1932 – February 14, 1994) was an American historian, moralist, and social critic.Mentored by William Leuchtenburg at Columbia University, Lasch was a professor at the U...

8/31/2016 8/31/2016

James Alfred Van Allen MP (1914 - 2006)

James Alfred Van Allen (September 7, 1914 – August 9, 2006) was an American space scientist at the University of Iowa. The Van Allen radiation belts were named after him, following the 1958 satellite ...

2/18/2009 8/11/2016

George Horace Gallup, II (1901 - 1984)

George Horace Gallup (November 18, 1901 – July 26, 1984) was an American pioneer of survey sampling techniques and inventor of the Gallup poll, a successful statistical method of survey sampling for me...

9/25/2008 8/11/2016

Ruth Ann Musick (1897 - 1974)

Ann Musick (September 17, 1897 – July 2, 1974) was an American author and folklorist specializing in West Virginia. She was the sister of artist Archie Musick and niece of author John R. Musick.

8/11/2016 8/11/2016

Jean Poole Judge (born November 2, 1943) is a nurse and politician. She was the 46th Lieutenant Governor and previously, the Secretary of Agriculture for Iowa. She unsuccessfully ran for re-election in...

7/19/2016 7/27/2016

John Powell Irish (1843 - 1923)

Powell Irish (1843–1923) was a leader of the Democratic Party in Iowa, a landowner in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region of California, a fiery and influential public speaker, and an opponent of p...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Eugene Burton Ely (1879 - 1911)

Burton Ely (October 21, 1879 - October 19, 1911) was an aviation pioneer, credited with the first shipboard aircraft take off and landing.BackgroundEly was born in Williamsburg, Iowa and raised in Dave...

6/21/2011 5/21/2016

Jeannette Eyerly (1908 - 2008)

Jeannette Eyerly (June 7, 1908 – August 18, 2008) was a writer of Young-adult fiction for girls and a columnist. She was a pioneer in dealing with controversial topics in novels for young people. Among...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Christie Vilsack MP

"Christie"

Wikipedia Christie Vilsack (born July 9, 1950) is an American literacy advocate and politician. Vilsack is married to former Iowa Governor and current United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack...

8/11/2015 5/17/2016

Bertram "Norm" Coleman, Jr. (born August 17, 1949) is an American lobbyist, attorney and politician. He was a United States senator from Minnesota from 2003 to 2009. Coleman was elected in 2002 and ser...

1/30/2013 5/15/2016

Jack Richard Miller, a Senator from Iowa; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 6, 1916; moved to Sioux City, Iowa, with his parents in 1932; graduated from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebr., in 19...

6/15/2015 4/13/2016

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 record o...

4/9/2016 4/12/2016

Howard Harding Jones (1885 - 1941)

Harding Jones (August 23, 1885 – July 27, 1941) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Syracuse University (1908), Yale University (1909, 1913), Ohio State University...

2/8/2012 4/11/2016

Squire Kenyon (June 10, 1869 – September 9, 1933) was a Republican U.S. Senator from Iowa, and a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.BackgroundKenyon was born in Elyria, in Lorain...

5/5/2012 4/9/2016

Allison Wilson (April 1, 1884 – September 8, 1953) was a United States Senator and 28th Governor of Iowa.Personal background Born on a farm near Menlo, Iowa, Wilson attended rural schools, and Grinnell...

6/5/2013 4/9/2016

Nile Kinnick (1918 - 1943)

Nile Clarke Kinnick, Jr. (July 9, 1918 – June 2, 1943) was a student and a college football player at the University of Iowa. He won the 1939 Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-American. He died du...

6/4/2013 4/7/2016

Bill Fleckenstein MP (1903 - 1967)

(Bill) P. Fleckenstein (November 4, 1903 - January 1967) was a professional American football player who played offensive lineman for seven seasons for the Chicago Bears, the Portsmouth Spartans, the B...

12/7/2010 4/3/2016

Edward Branstad (born November 17, 1946) is an American politician who was the 42nd Governor of Iowa, in office from January 2011 until he resigned after being confirmed as United States Ambassador to ...

3/16/2016 4/1/2016

Cornelius Satterfield served in Battery F, 1st Regiment, West Virginia Light Artillery and Company C, 6th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the War...

3/23/2016 3/23/2016

Ambassador William R Rivkin MP (1919 - 1967)

William Robert Rivkin (1919-1967) -- also known as William R. Rivkin -- of Illinois. Born in Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, 1919. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Lu...

3/17/2009 3/20/2016

Charles W. Eaton, MD (1855 - 1908)

EATON, CHARLES WOODHULL, Des Moines, Iowa, was born in Lancaster, Wisconsin, March 28, 1855, son of Samuel Witt Eaton, D. D., and Catherine Elizabeth Demarest, daughter of James Demarest, D. D., who, p...

2/23/2016 2/24/2016

Robert Murdock, a Representative from Arizona; born in Homestead near Lewistown, Lewis County, Mo., April 20, 1885; attended the public schools; was graduated from State Teachers’ College, Kirksville, ...

2/23/2016 2/23/2016

Robert James Miller, SSG MP (1983 - 2008)

Robert James Miller ( Oct 14, 1983 .- Jan 25, 2008) Medal of Honor recipient War in AfghanistanHometown: Grew up in Wheaton, Ill., where he attended Wheaton North High School. Attended one year at Univ...

6/1/2011 1/11/2016

Carroll Eugene Knutson (1927 - 2014)

Carroll Knutson, of Cortez, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.Carroll was born June 6, 1927, in Estherville, Iowa, and shared the same birthdate as his mother, Minnie Knutson and his granddaughter, Jen...

10/9/2015 10/9/2015

Austin Conrad Shafer @ find a grave _______________________________________ Conrad Shafer (1844–1944) was a schoolteacher, property owner and real estate agent who served on the Los Angeles, California...

9/27/2015 9/28/2015

David Wallace Ford (1925 - 1998)

Born April 5, 1925 at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa to Katherine Ophelia (Moore) and Charles Howard Ford, David W. Ford served during WWII at Naval Air Technical Training Center,...

7/24/2015 7/25/2015

Norris Brown , a Senator from Nebraska; born in Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa, May 2, 1863; attended the common schools; graduated from the law department of the University of Iowa at Iowa City in 18...

7/14/2015 7/17/2015

Michael Henry Hogan, Sr (1943 - 2012)

DURANT, Iowa — Michael Henry Hogan, 68, of Durant, Iowa, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at his home in Durant. Mike was born November 26, 1943, to Henry and Luverna (Broders) Hogan in Cedar County, ...

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

Daniel Frederic Steck, a Senator from Iowa; born in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, December 16, 1881; attended the common schools; graduated from the law department of the University of Iowa at Iowa Ci...

6/15/2015 6/15/2015

Frank Conroy MP (1936 - 2005)

from Conroy (January 15, 1936 – April 6, 2005) was an American author, born in New York, New York to an American father and a Danish mother. He published five books, including the highly acclaimed memo...

5/10/2012 5/13/2015

John Burke, Governor (1859 - 1937)

Burke (February 25, 1859 – May 14, 1937) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political leader from North Dakota. He was the tenth Governor of North Dakota.Biography Burke was born in Keokuk County, Iow...

6/4/2013 5/5/2015

Samuel Orton (1879 - 1948)

Torrey Orton (October 15, 1879–November 17, 1948) was an American physician who pioneered the study of learning disabilities. He is best known for his work examining the causes and treatment of reading...

4/20/2015 5/5/2015

Gene Wilder MP (1933 - 2016)

"Gene Wilder", "Jerome"

Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder (born June 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), was an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist.Wilder began his ...

10/15/2010 5/5/2015