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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 (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, Mic...

12/9/2015 8/31/2016

James DePreist (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 emer...

3/14/2013 8/30/2016

Dr. William C. Daniell (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 (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 Marvin Adams (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 cou...

11/1/2014 8/25/2016

James Mease, Dr. (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 sh...

4/2/2010 8/21/2016

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)

"Beau"

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...

10/8/2010 8/19/2016

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 of...

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

Robert A. Brady, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 7, 1945; graduated from St. Thomas More High School, Philadelphia, Pa.; union official; serg...

6/22/2016 7/4/2016

Elizabeth Banks (born Elizabeth Irene Mitchell; February 10, 1974) is an American actress, producer, and director. Banks made her film debut in the low-budget independent film Surrender Dorothy (1998...

8/5/2015 6/28/2016

Henry Galbraith Ward (1851 - 1933)

Born April 19, 1851, New York City, died 1933. Married Mabel Marquand August 13, 1891, Newport, RI. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 1870, M.A. 1873 and LL.D. 1917. He practiced l...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Donald "Don" Trump, Jr. MP

"Don Trump"

Donald John "Don" Trump Jr. (born December 31, 1977) is an American businessman. He is the first child of real estate developer Donald J. Trump and Czech model Ivana Trump. He currently works along wit...

1/9/2008 6/26/2016

William Tod Otto (1816 - 1905)

William Tod Otto (January 19, 1816 – November 7, 1905) was an American judge and the eighth reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving as reporter from 1875 to 1883. B...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

John Conrad Otto (1774 - 1844)

John Conrad Otto (born near Woodbridge, New Jersey, 15 March 1774; died in Philadelphia, 26 June 1844) was a United States physician. Biography His father, Bodo Otto, was a physician, and warmly ...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

John William Wallace (1815 - 1884)

John William Wallace (February 17, 1815 – January 12, 1884) was an American lawyer and the seventh reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1863 to 1874. Born i...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

CHARLES CLAYTON ABERNATHY, M.D. - A successful practitioner, was born near Pulaski, October 9, 1827. His early youth was passed on the farm and in attending the county schools. Later he attended the Wu...

2/29/2016 6/24/2016

Prof. Joseph Leidy, MD (1823 - 1891)

He was an American paleontologist and a professor of anatomy at the Univ. of Penn. as well as a doctor.

2/15/2013 6/22/2016

Richard F. "Digger" Phelps (born July 4, 1941) is a former American college basketball coach, most notably of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team from 1971 to 1991. For 20 years, from...

6/20/2016 6/21/2016

Catherine Austin Fitts is the president of Solari, Inc., the publisher of The Solari Report and managing member of Solari Investment Advisory Services, LLC. Catherine Fitts is a reoccurring guest o...

6/7/2016 6/15/2016

James Freeman "Jim" Barksdale (born March 20, 1953) is an American executive who serves as the President and Chief Investment Officer at Equity Investment Corporation, which he founded in 1986. He is...

6/5/2016 6/7/2016

Carol Doris Chomsky (1930 - 2008)

Carol Chomsky (July 1, 1930 – December 19, 2008) was an American linguist and education specialist who studied language acquisition in children. Chomsky was born in Philadelphia as Carol Doris...

5/21/2010 6/6/2016

Noam Chomsky MP

Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Avram Noam Chomsky (pronounced /ˌnoʊm ˈtʃɒmski/, Hebrew: חומסקי נועם אַב&#x...

5/14/2010 6/6/2016

Alfred Alexander Young (1847 - 1925)

Alfred Alexander Young was married to Mary Clark Starks. Alfred Alexander Young is listed as being born in 1847 and dying on 21 Oct 1925 at his daughter's home in Oxford, MS. He received his medical ...

5/29/2016 5/29/2016

William Mercer Green (1798 - 1887)

William Green became the first Episcopal bishop of Mississippi in 1849. He was a founder of the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee, and served as its chancellor from 1867 until his death. ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

John Clifton "Jack" Bogle is the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group. His 1999 book Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor became a bestseller and is con...

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

Brent Howard Novoselsky (born January 8, 1966), is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League. Novoselsky, who is Jewish, was born in Skokie, Illinois. Novose...

2/3/2009 5/23/2016

Hartley Burr Alexander (1873 - 1939)

Hartley Burr Alexander, PhD (1873–1939), was an American philosopher, writer, educator, scholar, poet, and iconographer. Alexander was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 9, 1873. His father...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Loren Eiseley (1907 - 1977)

Loren Eiseley (September 3, 1907 – July 9, 1977) was an American anthropologist, educator, philosopher, and natural science writer, who taught and published books from the 1950s through the 19...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Ahmed Hassan Zewail , أحمد حسن زويل ‎, IPA: [ˈæħmæd ˈħæsæn ze...

10/25/2011 5/21/2016

Robert Adrain (1775 - 1843)

Robert Adrain (30 September 1775 – 10 August 1843) was a scientist and mathematician, considered one of the most brilliant mathematical minds of the time in America. He is chiefly remembered f...

10/28/2014 5/17/2016

Andrew Madoff (1966 - 2014)

8/24/2015 5/17/2016
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Thornton Oakley (1881 - 1953)

Thornton Oakley (March 27, 1881 – April 4, 1953) was an American artist and illustrator.

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Theodore Pitcairn (1893 - 1973)

Theodore Pitcairn (November 5, 1893 – December 17, 1973) the son of PPG Industries founder John Pitcairn, was a clergyman, theologian, philanthropist, and connoisseur of the arts and antiquiti...

7/8/2009 5/13/2016

MARY ELIZABETH KOSKY 29 Sep 1926 18 Sep 2009 (P) 97070 (Wilsonville, Clackamas, OR) (none specified) 160-20-8439 Pennsylvania Mary Elizabeth "Lee" Kosky Kosky, Mary Elizabeth 'Lee' 82 9/29/1926 9/...

6/30/2009 5/5/2016

John Blair Gibbs was the younger of two sons of Alfred & Peggy (Blair) Gibbs. He graduated from Rutgers in 1878 and the University of Pennslyvania with his medical degree in 1881. He was an assistant...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Joseph Buffington, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in West Chester, Pa., November 27, 1803; attended the common schools and Western University, Pittsburgh, Pa.; moved to Butler County, Pa., ...

5/2/2016 5/2/2016

George Mifflin Dallas (February 7, 1839 – January 21, 1917) was a lawyer and a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and spent mos...

7/4/2011 5/2/2016

Richard Arnold (1808 - 1876)

He was the son of Captain Richard Arnold and Elizabeth "Eliza" nee Dennis Arnold. He graduated from College of New Jersey (Princeton), and then obtained his MD from the University of Pennsylvania Med...

4/24/2016 4/24/2016

John H. Outland MP (1871 - 1947)

John H. Outland (March 7, 1871 – March 24, 1947) was an American football player and coach. He played football at Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the University of Kansas, and the University of...

11/12/2010 4/13/2016

Henry Sandwith Drinker, Jr. (September 15, 1880-1965) was an American lawyer and amateur musicologist. In 1964, the American Bar Association gave Drinker the American Bar Association Medal, stating t...

12/11/2008 4/13/2016

Israel Pemberton (1813 - 1885)

Engineer. He received his A.M. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1833. He worked as the Assistant Engineer of the Pensylvania Central Railroad and the US Coast Survey. He later was the Chief Engin...

4/16/2015 4/9/2016

John Cromwell Bell (1861 - 1935)

4/11/2013 4/7/2016

Leonard Myers, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Attleboro (now Langhorne), Bucks County, Pa., on November 13, 1827; attended private academic schools and the University of Pennsylvania at ...

7/11/2015 4/7/2016

Ross Thomas Bender (1929 - 2011)

BENDER, Ross T. Born June 25, 1929, in Tavistock, Ontario, Canada to Christian and Katie Bender. He married Ruth Steinmann in 1950. He studied at Toronto Teacher's College and the University of Western...

4/2/2016 4/6/2016

Henry Hoffman Dolan, Jr (1923 - 2013)

"Hoff Dolan"

H. HOFFMAN DOLAN JR., died shortly after his 90th birthday on September 16, 2013 due to congestive heart failure. Hoff was a resident of Bryn Mawr Pa. and Vero Beach Fl. He attended Haverford School, t...

4/5/2016 4/5/2016

Elon Reeve Musk (/ˈiːlɒn ˈmʌsk/; born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the founder,...

9/9/2015 3/25/2016

William Rotch Wister, one of the founders of the Germantown Cricket Club and considered the father of the game in this country, died Monday night at his summer home at Saunderstown, R. I. Mr. Wiste...

10/1/2014 3/20/2016

Samuel Stehman Haldeman MP (1812 - 1880)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Mar 13 2016, 19:36:11 UTC Inscription of Samuel S. Haldeman Marker: The internationally known scientist and philologist was born one-quarter mile south, ...

3/13/2016 3/13/2016

Joseph D. Potts (1829 - 1893)

"Colonel Joseph D. Potts"

Joseph D. Potts and the Univ. of Pennsylvania: • A business history of Potts' struggle with the Standard Oil combination is detailed in Ida Tarbell's The History of the Standard Oil Company Vo...

9/6/2008 2/6/2016

Philip Allen Levitz (1937 - 2016)

Phillip Allen Levitz, 78, of Coral Gables, Florida passed away in South Miami, FL on January 21st after a brief illness. Phillip was born in Lebanon, PA to Ralph and Mary Levitz in 1937. He attended th...

11/5/2008 2/1/2016

Marjorie Margolies (born June 21, 1942), formerly known as Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and a women's rights activist. She is a former ...

7/29/2010 1/30/2016

David Scott, a Representative from Georgia; born in Aynor, Horry County, S.C., June 27, 1945; graduated from Campbell High School, Daytona Beach, Fla., 1963; B.A., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical...

1/30/2016 1/30/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A060926 Delegate from Pennsylvania; born in Newtown-Limavady, County Londonderry, Ireland, about 1730; ...

12/13/2008 1/29/2016

David Sebastian Broscious attended the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the US Army during World War I.

1/28/2016 1/28/2016

Charles H. Habel (1929 - 2011)

Lan Charles H. Hable, 82 Of Landenberg, PA; a long time public school administrator Charles H. Hable, 82, died of pulmonary fibrosis at his home on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Chuck was born and raised...

1/27/2016 1/27/2016

BLOUNT, WINTON Winton Malcolm Blount III, 71, passed away Monday, February 9 at his Montgomery home of natural causes. A Montgomery businessman, political strategist, and philanthropist, he was i...

4/1/2015 1/11/2016

Henry S. Wishart, M.D. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1864; a veteran of the Civil War, and representative from Fulton county in the legislature in 1875 and 1876; for many years a practition...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

John Dorsey Nacy (1923 - 1999)

John Dorsey Nacy was born in Jefferson City, MO, the second of three sons of Richard R. "Dick" and Anna Nacy. John’s father was active in local, state, and national politics and Chair of the Nat...

12/31/2015 12/31/2015

John William Draper MP (1811 - 1882)

John William Draper (May 5, 1811 – January 4, 1882) was an English-American scientist, philosopher, physician, chemist, historian and photographer. He is credited with producing the first clea...

7/6/2013 12/30/2015

Arnold Naudain, a Senator from Delaware; born near Dover, Del., January 6, 1790; completed preparatory studies; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1806 and from the ...

9/25/2009 12/6/2015

Architect. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania he joined his father's firm. His professional work was interrupted in World War II when he entered the United States Navy as a Lieutenant...

9/2/2015 11/15/2015

Charles Conrad Abbott (1843 - 1919)

Charles Conrad Abbott (June 4, 1843 – July 27, 1919) was an American archaeologist and naturalist. He was born at Trenton, New Jersey, and studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Sc...

11/4/2015 11/4/2015

Hao-jan Sun 孫浩然 (1910 - 1995)

"成己"

10/26/2015 10/26/2015

Joseph Esherick (1914 - 1998)

10/25/2015 10/25/2015

William Louis Abbott (1860 - 1936)

William Louis Abbott (23 February 1860 – 2 April 1936) was an American medical doctor, explorer, ornithologist and field naturalist. He complied prodigious collections of biological specimens ...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as 2nd Lieutenant in Companies A and H, 5th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was an artist and published a book of watercolors and notes about...

10/14/2015 10/14/2015

Charles Everett Koop (1916 - 2013)

"Chick --- short for Chiken Koop"

Koop, C(harles) Everett Born: October 14, 1916, in Brooklyn, New York Vocations: Physician, Public Health Administrator Geographic Connection to Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County Keyw...

10/13/2015 10/13/2015

Ray J. Wu 吳瑞 (1928 - 2008)

9/30/2011 10/5/2015

Kathryn Groh Boeshore (1885 - 1953)

Mrs. Irwin Boeshore Dies At Drexel HillMrs. Irwin Boeshore, a native of Lickdale and wife of the late Dr. Irwin Boeshore, professor of Botany at the University of Penna., died Friday in Drexel Hill at ...

10/3/2015 10/3/2015

New York, NY, USA

Thomas J. Sargent From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas J. Sargent New classical macroeconomics Born July 19, 1943 (age 68) Nationality United States Field Macroeconomics, monetary economics ...

10/1/2010 10/1/2015

Carlos Green Smith (1813 - 1892)

Extract from "Lamb's Biographical Dictionary of the United States, Volume 7" (1900) SMITH, Carlos Green, educator, was born near Oglethorpe, Ga., Dec. 18, 1813 ; son of James and Elizabeth (Green) Sm...

9/27/2015 9/27/2015

History of Freestone County, Volume I p. 110 "One of the earliest doctors to practice in Fairfield was James Issac Bonner. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1847, and trained at both the...

11/13/2011 9/26/2015

William Rawle (1759 - 1836)

William Rawle (April 28, 1759 – April 12, 1836) was an American lawyer in Philadelphia, who in 1791 was appointed as United States district attorney in Pennsylvania. He was a founder and first p...

9/2/2015 9/3/2015

James White (1749 - 1809)

) James White (June 16, 1749 – October, 1809) was an American physician, lawyer, and politician. He was an early settler at Nashville, Tennessee and in Louisiana. He was a delegate for North C...

11/18/2010 8/31/2015

United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, he received a limited schooling, engaged in mercantile pursuits and in East India and China trade, was a member of the Pennsylvania...

12/8/2007 8/21/2015

Capt. Joseph A. Sestak, U.S. Navy (Ret.), 88, of Springfield, passed away on Sept. 6, surrounded by his family at Riddle Memorial Hospital. Capt. Sestak grew up in Coatsville. He graduated from the U...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015

Dr. Reuben Dimond Mussey (1780 - 1866)

Reuben Dimond Mussey, Sr. (1780-1866) was a medical doctor and an early opponent of tobacco. His son Reuben D. Mussey, Jr. was a lawyer and the husband of Ellen Spencer Mussey, the founder of the fir...

2/8/2012 8/19/2015

Dr Jacob Gilbert Zern (1845 - 1926)

The Lehighton Press, 26 Mar 1926, p. 1, "J.G. ZERN, DOCTOR, SOLDIER, CITIZEN, DIED SATURDAY"Our venerable and beloved friend and fellow citizen, Dr. Jacob Gilbert Zern has at last crossed the dark rive...

8/18/2015 8/18/2015

Dr. James M Leete (1833 - d.)

245 Epaphras Nott Leete, son of Asahel (113), m. Jan. 2, 1816, Harriet Wordsworth Thompson, born at Chatham, N. Y., June 27, 1794. He died Sept. 10, 1872. 495. Dr. James M. Leete (February 10, 1883),...

8/6/2013 8/11/2015

Dr Samuel Bahl Light (1839 - 1886)

8 July 1886: Last evening, just as the sun receded behind the crimson horizon, leaving golden streaks in its pathway as a parting adieu to day, the Messenger of Death entered the home and took from our...

8/3/2015 8/3/2015

) Thomas Frederick Davies, Sr. (August 31, 1831 - November 9, 1905) was the third bishop of the Diocese of Michigan in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

7/28/2015 7/28/2015

James Smith (September 17, 1719 – July 11, 1806), was a signer to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He attended a provincial assembly in 1774 w...

10/29/2009 7/4/2015

Dr. Daniel Drake (1785 - 1852)

Daniel Drake (October 20, 1785 – November 5, 1852) was an American physician, writer.[1] He was born in Plainfield, N. J. to Isaac Drake and Elizabeth Shotwell, and elder brother of Benjamin Dra...

1/24/2012 6/10/2015

Edward E. (Ted) Kaufman, a Senator from Delaware; born in Philadelphia, Penn., March 15, 1939; B.S.E., Duke University, 1960; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1966; staff assistant and chief of staf...

6/3/2015 6/3/2015

Stanley Benjamin Prusiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1997 MP

"Stan"

San Francisco, California, United States

San Francisco, California, United States

Won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1997 Stanley Benjamin Prusiner M.D (born May 28, 1942) is an American neurologist and biochemist. He has been the director of the Institute for Neurod...

4/23/2015 6/2/2015

John Sculley III (born April 6, 1939) is an American businessman, entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups. Sculley was vice-president (1970–1977) and president of Pepsi-Cola (1977 ...

5/22/2015 5/22/2015

G. Willing Pepper (1909 - 2001)

"Wing Pepper"

G. Willing Pepper (1909-April 21, 2001), known as “Wing” was a corporate executive, the former president of the Scott Paper Company, and a notable Philadelphia philanthropist. He combin...

5/21/2015 5/21/2015

Truxtun Hare (1878 - 1956)

Thomas Truxtun Hare (October 12, 1878 – February 2, 1956) was an American track and field athlete who competed in the hammer throw and All rounder events. He was also a college football player...

5/20/2015 5/20/2015

Robert Adams, Jr. (February 26, 1849 – June 1, 1906) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Robert Adams, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. H...

2/7/2013 5/19/2015

Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. She is known for starring in two TV series, as the title character on the situation comedy Murphy Brown (19...

6/14/2011 5/18/2015

Walter Francis O'Malley (1903 - 1979)

Walter Francis O'Malley (October 9, 1903 – August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. He serve...

5/6/2010 5/10/2015

Lorenzo Snow Young (1894 - 1968)

"Bing Young"

Lorenzo Snow Young (1894-1968), nicknamed "Bing", was a 20th-century architect in Utah. Young practiced for 40 years in Salt Lake City, Utah and is credited with having designed over 700 buildings. ...

5/9/2015 5/9/2015

Samuel Miller (1769 - 1850)

) Samuel Miller (October 31, 1769 – January 7, 1850) was a Presbyterian theologian who taught at Princeton Theological Seminary. Biography Samuel Miller was born in Dover, Delaware on 31 O...

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