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Peter Lesley, Jr. MP (1819 - 1903)

"J. Peter Lesley", "J.P. Lesley", "Leslie", "Junior Peter Lesley"

(Note: Often misnamed Joseph Peter Lesley, or John Peter Lesley. -- Jessica German) Peter Lesley J. Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 – 1 June 1903) was an American geologist. Biography He was ...

10/7/2009 6/24/2017

Dr. Richard McSherry MP (1792 - 1873)

Richard McSHERRY, M.D., was born at “Retirement,” a homestead near Leetown, then Berkeley County, Virginia, on May 28, 1792, the son of Richard and Anastatia McSherry. He received his education at Fred...

6/20/2017 6/20/2017

Dr. Richard McSherry MP (1817 - 1885)

Richard McSherry (21 November 1817 in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) – 7 October 1885 in Baltimore) was an American physician, one of the founders of the Baltimore Academy of Medicine and ...

6/20/2017 6/20/2017

Morris Robert Yohai MP (1920 - 2010)

Morrie Robert Yohai (pronounced yo-high; March 4, 1920 – July 27, 2010) was an American food company executive best known for his creation of Cheez Doodles, a cylindrical baked cornmeal puff most often...

8/8/2010 6/18/2017

Judge Henry Marchant MP (1741 - 1796)

Henry Marchant (April 9, 1741 – August 30, 1796) was American lawyer from Newport, Rhode Island and United States federal judge. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1779, and was...

11/12/2013 6/18/2017

Jack McCloskey MP (1925 - 2017)


Jack McCloskey, the former Detroit Pistons general manager who helped guide his "Bad Boys" teams to back-to-back NBA championships, died Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Savannah, Georgia, according to the t...

6/3/2017 6/3/2017

. He attended Centre College, got his M.D. 1839 at U. of Pa. Went to Danville, Boyle, Ky Found in the Kentucky Genealogical and Biographical Sketches of Kentucky Vol. 4 Edited by Thomas W. Westerfiel...

12/9/2010 5/19/2017

Chaim (Herman Harold) Potok MP (1929 - 2002)

Chaim Potok (February 17, 1929 – July 23, 2002) was an American Jewish author and rabbi. Potok is most famous for his first book The Chosen (1967), which was listed on The New York Times’ best seller...

11/30/2010 5/4/2017

Benjamin Markley Boyer MP (1822 - 1887)

Benjamin Markley Boyer was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 1 2017, 1:21:12 UTC

4/30/2017 5/1/2017

Gloria Rachel Allred (née Bloom; born July 3, 1941) is an American civil rights lawyer who is noted for taking high-profile and often controversial cases; she has been particularly involved with case...

4/30/2017 4/30/2017

Henry Hope Reed MP (1808 - 1854)

Prof. Henry Reed, LL. D., Class of 1823, Univ of Pennsylvania; Vice-Provost, Prof. Eng Lit. Ink Chalk and cut paper silhouette by Auguste Edouart, 1843 Henry Hope Reed was born 11 July 1808, the son of...

7/15/2007 4/30/2017

William Bradford Reed MP (1806 - 1876)

Graduated fr. U. Pennsylvania 1822, was a Representative in the Pennsylvania legislature 1834-5, State Attorney General 1838 State Senator 1841, and first U.S> Minister to China, 1857-58. William B...

7/15/2007 4/30/2017

Son of Captain Richard Dennis Millen and Mary Jane Robinson, George was a graduate of the Medical College of the University of Pennsylvania in 1856. He was a physician in Savannah GA until the outbre...

4/29/2017 4/29/2017

Eli Abbott MP (1869 - 1943)

Eli Abbott (April 1, 1869 – February 13, 1943) was an American football player and coach of football and baseball. He played college football at the University of Alabama and the University of Penn...

4/28/2017 4/28/2017

Philip Syng, Jr. MP (1703 - 1789)

Philip Syng (September 29, 1703 – May 8, 1789)[1] was, like his namesake father, a renowned silversmith who created fine works in silver and sometimes gold for the rich families of Philadelphia, Pennsy...

4/7/2013 4/28/2017

General Joseph Reed MP (1741 - 1785)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A094557 Joseph Reed (August 27, 1741– March 5, 1785) was a Pennsylvania lawyer, jurist, and politician ...

7/15/2007 4/26/2017

Pierre-Yves Roussel (born November 7, 1965) is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LVMH Fashion Group. He is a member of the LVMH Executive Committee since 2004.

4/25/2017 4/25/2017

Tory Burch MP

Tory Robinson

Tory Burch (born June 17, 1966; née Robinson) is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist, who has won several fashion awards for her designs. She is the Chairman, CEO, and Des...

12/9/2008 4/25/2017

Dr Caspar Wistar MP (1761 - 1818)

The botanist Thomas Nuttall said he named the genus Wisteria in memory of Dr. Caspar Wistar (1761–1818) Wikipedia Children: Richard Mifflin Wistar 1805 - 1883 Elizabeth Wistar 1816 - 1834 Mifflin Wi...

3/28/2008 4/21/2017

Truxtun Hare III MP (deceased)

Mr. Hare, who is known as Truxtun, is an associate at Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz, a law firm in Philadelphia. He graduated from Yale University and received a law degree from the University of Pennsylv...

4/18/2017 4/18/2017

Col. John Hare Powel MP (1786 - 1856)

John Hare Powell (1786–1856) was an American agriculturist. Powell was born in Philadelphia, and educated at Philadelphia College; he went into business and acquired wealth. He was secretary of the...

10/22/2014 4/18/2017

Langbourne Meade Williams MP (1872 - 1931)

Langbourne Meade Williams (1872-1931) was born in Richmond. He attended the University of Virginia and the University of Pennsylvania where he studied finance and economics. He later became associated ...

4/15/2017 4/15/2017

Samuel Powel (1738—September 29, 1793) was a colonial and post-colonial mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 1759 from the College of Phila...

4/6/2009 4/14/2017

Hugh Smith Knox MP (1883 - 1936)

Hugh Smith Knox (January 27, 1883 – January 2, 1936) was an American football player. He played at the halfback position at Yale University and was selected as a first-team All-American in 1906. Kn...

10/23/2011 4/11/2017

Ezra Asa Cohen-Watnick (born May 18, 1986) is the Senior Director for Intelligence Programs for the United States National Security Council (NSC).

3/31/2017 4/5/2017

3/22/2017 3/30/2017

James McDevitt Magee MP (1877 - 1949)

James McDevitt Magee (April 5, 1877 – April 16, 1949) was an aviator and a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Biography James M. Magee was born in Evergreen...

5/29/2007 3/23/2017

Edson Baldwin Olds (June 3, 1802 – January 24, 1869) was a three-term U.S. Representative from Ohio. During the American Civil War, he was a leading member of the Peace Democrats. He was the great-gr...

10/12/2013 3/20/2017

Charles Dudley Warner MP (1829 - 1900)

Charles Dudley Warner (September 12, 1829 – October 20, 1900) was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today. Biogr...

5/24/2014 3/18/2017

Rev Samuel Simon Schmucker MP (1799 - 1873)

Samuel Simon Schmucker was born on February 28, 1799 in Hagerstown, Maryland. His father, John George Schmucker, was a German immigrant and an ordained pastor in the Pennsylvania Ministerium. At age 15...

8/2/2007 3/15/2017

Jon Huntsman co-chair of "No Labels" Jon Huntsman CNN interview by host Fareed Zakaria re China situation. 8/16/2015 -------------------------------------

6/21/2011 3/9/2017

Israel (Buddy) H. Winstock MP (1862 - 1893)


Israel “Dr. or Uncle Buddy” H. Winstock Dr. Buddy was born June 27, 1862 as the youngest child of Moses and Eva Leah. After attending the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Dr. Buddy s...

9/23/2009 3/9/2017

Rod J. Rosenstein (born 1965) is the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland and a former nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. President Donald Trump no...

3/8/2017 3/9/2017

Kevin Allen Hassett is an American economist. He is best known for his work on tax policy and for coauthoring Dow 36,000, published in 1999. Hassett is currently a senior fellow and director of econo...

3/8/2017 3/8/2017

DR. F. M. MUNSON, MARYLAND HEALTH OFFICER IS CALLED ATLANTA, Georgia, December 22, 1927 – News was received in Atlanta Wednesday of the death recently in La Plata, Maryland of Dr. Francis M. Munson, ...

3/7/2017 3/7/2017

Bruce Hartling Mann (born 1950) is the Carl F. Schipper, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a legal historian whose research focuses on the relationship among legal, social, and economic ch...

9/26/2012 3/5/2017

Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator MP

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Elizabeth Warren (née Herring; born June 22, 1949) is an American bankruptcy law expert, Harvard Law School professor, and the Democratic nominee in the 2012 United States Senate election in Massachuse...

9/26/2012 3/5/2017

scribe to Thomas Jefferson. His is the hand that wrote The Declaration of Independence. Timothy Matlack was born in Haddonfield, New Jersey, to Martha Burr and Timothy Matlack, a Quaker merchant an...

10/7/2007 2/25/2017

Catherine Drew Gilpin Faust (born September 18, 1947) is an American historian, college administrator, and the president of Harvard University. Faust is the first woman to serve as Harvard's presiden...

1/4/2012 2/12/2017

Sir Michael Jonathan Moritz KBE (born 12 September 1954) is a Welsh-born venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, a philanthropist and author of the first ...

2/11/2017 2/11/2017

Mark Jonathan Pincus (born February 13, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Zynga, which makes online social games. Pincus also founded Freeloader, Inc., Tribe ...

2/11/2017 2/11/2017

Stephen Alan "Steve" Wynn (né Weinberg; born January 27, 1942) is an American real estate businessman and art collector. He is known for his involvement in the American luxury casino and hotel indust...

10/7/2010 2/11/2017

Laurene Powell Jobs (born November 6, 1963) is an American businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, which advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, so...

10/25/2010 2/3/2017

Joseph Albert Hollingsworth III, a Representative from Indiana; born in Clinton, Anderson County, Tenn., September 12, 1983; graduated from Webb School, Knoxville, Tenn.; B.S.E., Wharton School of th...

1/27/2017 1/27/2017

Duffield Ashmead, Jr MP (1883 - 1952)

Biography from the American Architects and Buildings database Duffield Ashmead, Jr., was born in Philadelphia, the son of Duffield and Margaret Simons Ashmead. He graduated from the William Penn Char...

1/27/2017 1/27/2017

Albert Sydney Ashmead, Jr. MP (1850 - 1911)

New York Times Obituary Dr. John Ashmead, a professor emeritus of English at Haverford College who was a pioneer in the use of computers in humanities research and was also a scholar of Japanese, die...

4/5/2016 1/27/2017

Walter J. "Jay" Clayton is an American attorney who specializes in mergers and acquisitions transactions and capital markets offerings. He is a partner at the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell. He is Pres...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Dr. David Shulkin, MD was the Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and is now the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, having been approved 100-0 in the Unite...

8/5/2012 1/11/2017

Dr. Nathan Francis Mossell MP (1856 - 1946)

Dr. Nathan Francis Mossell was the first African-American graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1882. He did post-graduate training at hospitals in Philadelphia and London. I...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Aaron Albert Mossell, II MP (1863 - 1951)

Aaron Albert Mossell II was the first African-American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1863, the youngest of six children. His parents ...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander MP (1898 - 1989)

"Sadie T. M. Alexander"

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander was the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in economics in the United States (1921), and the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Penns...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Raymond Pace Alexander MP (1898 - 1974)

Raymond Pace Alexander was a civil rights leader and Harvard-educated lawyer. He was the first African-American to graduate from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, as wel...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Whitney Cummings (born September 4, 1982) is an American comedian and actress. She is known as the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girl...

9/20/2014 12/23/2016

Michelle Gielan, national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. Michelle is the Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive R...

12/21/2016 12/21/2016

Benjamin Arthur Gilman MP (1922 - 2016)

Benjamin Arthur "Ben" Gilman was a Republican United States Representative from Middletown, New York. Gilman was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, the son of Esther (Gold) and Harry Gilman. His parents w...

12/19/2016 12/19/2016

Bernard Harris Olkenitsky MP (1860 - 1931)

12/17/2016 12/17/2016

Josh Gottheimer, U.S. Congress MP

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Joshua S. Gottheimer (born March 8, 1975) is an American lawyer, speechwriter, public policy adviser, and the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district. He has been active withi...

2/7/2009 12/15/2016

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

Willow Bay (born Kristine Carlin Bay; December 28, 1963) is an American Television Correspondent, an editor, an author, and a former model. Bay is the Director of the USC Annenberg School of Journali...

11/29/2016 11/29/2016

Sara Ann Berger MP (1937 - 2016)

6/18/2009 11/26/2016

Mark Abrams MP (1946 - 1978)

11/25/2016 11/25/2016

Sylvia Himmelfarb MP (1918 - d.)

11/25/2016 11/25/2016

Harold Eugene Ford Jr. (born May 11, 1970) is an American politician who served five terms in the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party from Tennessee's 9th congr...

11/23/2016 11/23/2016

Lin Huiyin 林徽因 MP (1904 - 1955)

"Lin Huiyin", "Phyllis Lin", "Lin Whei-yin"

Lin Huiyin (known as Phyllis Lin or Lin Whei-yin when in the United States; 10 June 1904 – 1 April 1955) was a noted 20th century Chinese architect and writer. She is said to be the first female archit...

9/29/2011 11/21/2016

American attorney, journalist, author, reporter, and talk show host.

8/16/2008 11/17/2016

B. F. Goodrich, MD MP (1841 - 1888)

"Goodrich Tire Company"

Benjamin Franklin Goodrich (November 4, 1841 – August 3, 1888) was an American industrialist in the rubber industry and founder of B.F. Goodrich Company . Goodrich was born in the farming town of Rip...

12/12/2008 11/17/2016

Dr. William Picard Jacocks MP (1877 - 1965)

William Picard Jacocks, international public health physician and administrator, was born in Windsor. (His middle name, Picard, is accented on the last syllable.) His ancestors had lived in northeaster...

11/15/2016 11/15/2016

Edwin John "Ed" Feulner, Jr. (born August 12, 1941) is the former president of the conservative think tank, The Heritage Foundation. He served as President from 1977 to 2013. His replacement, former ...

11/11/2016 11/11/2016

Robert Wilson Minter MP (1930 - 2010)

ROBERT WILSON MINTER WATERBURY CENTER - Robert Wilson Minter of Waterbury Center passed away Nov. 30, 2010, surrounded by his family after a year-long battle with lung cancer. An avid skier and travele...

11/7/2016 11/7/2016

John Goddard Watmough, II MP (1837 - 1913)

11/3/2016 11/3/2016

Col. John Goddard Watmough, the eldest son, was a lieutenant in the Second United States Artillery, and served with great gallantry throughout the War of 1812, being wounded and brevetted. In 1816 he r...

5/28/2010 11/3/2016

John Yeates, Esq MP (1772 - d.)

10/30/2016 10/30/2016

Jasper Yeates (1745–1817) was a lawyer and judge from Pennsylvania, a justice of the state Supreme Court from 1791 to 1817. Early life and education Jasper Yeates was born in Philadelphia on Ap...

10/23/2009 10/30/2016

Joseph Shippen, M.D. MP (1783 - 1857)

Graduate Medical Department, University of Pennsylvania.

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

Lawrence Lewis MP (1856 - 1896)

Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania.

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

Edward Shippen, M.D. MP (1826 - 1911)

Graduated at Princeton with degree of A.B., entered Medical Department of University of Pennsylvania and received degree of M.D. He entered U.S.Navy as Assistant Surgeon August 7, 1849, and was commiss...

10/23/2009 10/29/2016

Tyler Ritter MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Tyler Ritter is an American actor best known as the star of The McCarthys . Ritter grew up in Los Angeles. He acted in high school plays and student films, but did not immediately pursue acting profe...

9/7/2009 10/21/2016

Charles F Sweeney, Jr. MP (1924 - d.)

3/5/2010 10/19/2016

7/5/2007 10/10/2016

Ralph J. Roberts MP (1920 - 2015)

Ralph Joel Roberts (March 13, 1920 – June 18, 2015) was an American businessman who was the founder of Comcast, serving as its chief executive officer for 46 years. In 2011 he served as founder and c...

3/24/2008 10/8/2016

Brian L. Roberts (born June 28, 1959) is an American businessman. Roberts is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Comcast Corporation, an American company providing cable, entertainmen...

3/24/2008 10/8/2016

Philip Roth MP

Connecticut, United States

Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933) is an American novelist. He first gained attention with the 1959 novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for wh...

4/27/2007 10/4/2016

Abby Huntsman MP

"Abby Huntsman", "Abby Livingston"

Abby Huntsman is an American broadcast journalist. She is currently a general assignment reporter for Fox News Channel and co-host of Fox & Friends First and Fox & Friends Weekend . She was previously ...

6/21/2011 10/4/2016

Joshua "Josh" Harris (born 1965) is an American private equity investor who co-founded Apollo Global Management, one of the world's largest alternative investment firms. Harris is also the principal ...

10/2/2016 10/3/2016

The scion of a distinguished family of politicians and men of letters that includes his uncle, Bruce Dern was educated at the prestigious New Trier High and Choate Preparatory and enrolled in the Unive...

1/3/2009 10/3/2016

Dick DeVos MP


Michigan, United States

Dick DeVos (born Richard Marvin DeVos, Jr., October 21, 1955) is an entrepreneur-businessman from Michigan. The son of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos, he served as CEO of the consumer goods distribut...

1/21/2008 9/30/2016

He received a preliminary education at the old Harrisburg academy and select schools of the town. Subsequently he went to Dickinson, Jefferson and the University of Pennsylvania, graduating at the latt...

9/22/2016 9/22/2016

Randolph Greenleaf Adams MP (1892 - 1951)

Randolph Greenfield Adams (November 7, 1892 – January 4, 1951) was American librarian and historian, director of the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, ...

12/9/2015 8/31/2016

James DePreist MP (1936 - 2013)

James Anderson DePreist (November 21, 1936 – February 8, 2013) was an American conductor. DePreist was one of the first African-American conductors on the world stage. He was the director emeritus of...

3/14/2013 8/30/2016

Dr. William C. Daniell MP (1792 - 1868)

William Coffee Daniell was a physician and planter as well as a politician. He was mayor of Savannah, Georgia from 1824 to 1826. He graduated in medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 18...

11/16/2013 8/28/2016

Jacob Bigelow MP (1787 - 1879)

Jacob Bigelow was an American physician and botanist. He was architect of Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the father of physician Henry Jacob Bigelow. Wikipedia: Jacob Bigelow

6/20/2013 8/26/2016

Arlin M Adams MP (1921 - 2015)

Arlin Marvin Adams (April 16, 1921 – December 22, 2015) was a United States Circuit Judge formerly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. As late as 2013 he served as counsel to...

7/11/2009 8/25/2016

Dr. James Mease MP (1771 - 1846)

James Mease (1771-1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests we...

11/2/2010 8/24/2016

Philly native Guion “Guy” Bluford became the first African-American in space when he traveled on Mission STS-8 aboard the shuttle Challenger on Aug. 30, 1983. He served on three more shuttle missions...

4/2/2010 8/21/2016

Evan McMullin MP

Utah, United States

David Evan McMullin (born April 2, 1976) is the former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives and a former CIA operations officer. On August 8,...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Isaac Jakob Schoenberg MP (1903 - 1990)

"Isidor", "Iso"

Isaac Jacob Schoenberg (April 21, 1903 – February 21, 1990) was a Romanian-American mathematician, known for his discovery of splines.

4/24/2011 8/20/2016

Beau Biden MP (1969 - 2015)


From : Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III (February 3, 1969 – May 30, 2015) was an American attorney, an officer in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG), and politician from Wilmington, Delaw...

10/8/2010 8/19/2016

Presley Nelville Amberson MP (1791 - 1871)

Presley was a graduate of the University of PA, a classical scholar, Like William, he was involved in the economical and political affairs of Pittsburgh. Presley and Sarah married November 8, 1815 Wash...

7/30/2016 7/30/2016

He remarried his first wife on July 24th, 1906 Hansford Dade Duncan Twiggs (March 25, 1837 – March 25, 1917) was a Georgia attorney, Democratic politician, judge, and Confederate military officer d...

4/17/2013 7/20/2016

Matthew Alton "Matt" Cartwright (born May 1, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who has served as the United States Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district since 2013. T...

7/18/2016 7/19/2016