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Christine Herter Kendall MP (1890 - 1981)

Photo: An Interlude, painted in 1907, showing Christine Kendall and one of her daughters; painted by her husband William Kendall. Photo currently in possession of the Smithsonian. Christine Herter ...

9/2/2010 Today

Isaac Trimble Preston MP (1793 - 1852)

Isaac Trimble Preston (1793–July 4, 1852) was a 19th-century Louisiana lawyer, politician, and Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Preston was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, the son of ...

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Reverend Joseph Hopkins Twichell (November 30, 1838 – December 20, 1918), writer and pastor, was Mark Twain's closest friend for over forty years, and appears in A Tramp Abroad as "Harris." Twain and T...

2/13/2007 Yesterday

Samuel Wendell Williston MP (1851 - 1918)

Samuel Wendell Williston (July 10, 1851 – August 30, 1918) was an American educator and paleontologist who was the first to propose that birds developed flight cursorially (by running), rather than a...

6/26/2017 6/26/2017

Charles L. Bartlett MP (1921 - 2017)

Charles Leffingwell Bartlett (August 14, 1921 – February 17, 2017) won the 1956 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting "for his original disclosures that led to the resignation of Harold E. Talbott as S...

6/25/2017 6/25/2017

He was a graduate of Williams College, 1846; Yale Theological College, 1850. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. II, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 1014

6/24/2008 6/25/2017

George Rockwell Kent MP (1853 - 1887)

GEORGE ROCKWELL KENT . Born in Brooklyn, N. Y., July 2, 1853. Son of George Lewis and Matilda (Rockwell) Kent. Married July 9, 1881, to Sara Holgate Banker. Children: Rockwell, b. June 21, 1882...

6/24/2017 6/25/2017

Daniel Huntington MP (1816 - 1906)

) Daniel Huntington (October 4, 1816 – April 19, 1906), American artist, was born in New York City, New York, the son of Benjamin Huntington, Jr. and Faith Trumbull Huntington; his paternal grandfath...

6/25/2017 6/25/2017

William Henry Brewer MP (1828 - 1910)

William Henry Brewer (September 14, 1828 – November 2, 1910) was an American botanist. He worked on the first California Geological Survey and was the first Chair of Agriculture at Yale University's ...

12/22/2016 6/23/2017

Judge Matthias B. Tallmadge MP (1774 - 1819)

Matthias Burnett Tallmadge (March 1, 1774 in Stanford Dutchess County, New York – October 1, 1819 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY) was a lawyer, statesman and federal judge from New York. Life Ta...

9/18/2007 6/20/2017

Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (January 11, 1760 – June 1, 1833) was United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1795 to 1800 and the 24th Governor of Connecticut from 1817 to 1827. Youth and education Bor...

10/26/2007 6/19/2017

William Starling Sullivant MP (1803 - 1873)

William Starling Sullivant (January 15, 1803 – April 30, 1873) was an early American botanist recognized as the foremost authority on bryophytes in the United States. biography From Wikipedia Sul...

8/14/2013 6/19/2017

John Law, U.S. Congress MP (1796 - 1873)

John Law, (son of Lyman Law and grandson of Richard Law and Amasa Learned), a Representative from Indiana; born in New London, Conn., October 28, 1796; pursued classical studies and was graduated fro...

6/18/2017 6/18/2017

William Henry Law MP (1803 - 1881)

William Henry Law (September 11, 1803 – March 27, 1881) was an American politician. Law, third son of the Hon. Lyman Law, and grandson of the Hon. Richard Law, was born in New London, Conn., Septem...

6/18/2017 6/18/2017

Rep. Amasa Learned (Pro-CT) MP (1750 - 1825)

Amasa Learned Find A Grave Memorial# 7370760 Amasa Learned From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Amasa Learned (November 15, 1750 – May 4, 1825) was an American preacher, lawyer, and politician f...

8/4/2013 6/18/2017

Lyman Law, U.S. Congress MP (1770 - 1842)

Lyman Law, (son of Richard Law and father of John Law), a Representative from Connecticut; born in New London, Conn., August 19, 1770; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Yale College in...

8/4/2013 6/18/2017

Judge Richard Law MP (1733 - 1806)

Birth: Mar. 7, 1733 Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: Jan. 26, 1806 New London New London County Connecticut, USA Continental Congressman and jurist. He graduated from Yale in 1751, ...

8/4/2013 6/18/2017

Nathaniel Chipman (November 15, 1752 – February 13, 1843) was a United States Senator from Vermont, and Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, Chipman was pri...

12/10/2008 6/18/2017

William Orville Douglas (October 16, 1898 – January 19, 1980) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. With a term lasting 36 years and 209 days, he is the longest-serving justice...

7/5/2011 6/15/2017

Born February 27, 1896, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Son of Dr. George and Gertrude H. Woodward. Educated Taft School, Connecticut, and Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, Class of 1920. ...

6/12/2017 6/14/2017

David Allan Bromley MP (1926 - 2005)

David Allan Bromley (May 4, 1926 – February 10, 2005) was a Canadian-American physicist, academic administrator and Science Advisor to American president George H. W. Bush.[1] His field of research was...

6/1/2017 6/10/2017

Christopher Asher Wray (born 1966) is an American lawyer. From 2003 to 2005, he served as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division under the George W. Bush administration. He is ...

3/13/2014 6/7/2017

Othniel De Forest was born in New York City on August 13, 1826. He came from a family of Dutch patroons [owners or heads of companies] who helped to settle New York. His parents were Charles De Forest,...

7/29/2007 6/3/2017

Major James Mandeville Carlisle, US Army MP (1879 - 1922)

"James Mandeville Carlisle", "III"

James Mandeville Carlisle , B.A. 1901. Born July 30, 1879, in Richmond, Va. Died November 10, 1922, in Washington, D. C. James Mandeville Carlisle was born in Richmond, Va., July 30, 1879, the son ...

5/17/2014 5/23/2017

Timothy Escott "Tim" Reid (born February 21, 1936), is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Scarborough East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1967 to 197...

5/17/2017 5/17/2017

Charles Dewey Hilles, Jr. MP (1902 - 1974)

Charles Dewey Hilles Jr., a former executive vice president and director of the International Telegraph and Telephone Company, died Sunday in Doctors Hospital. He was 71 years old, and lived at 350 Eas...

5/9/2017 5/9/2017

Chauncey Allen Goodrich MP (1790 - 1869)

son-in-law of Noah Webster, he was a lexicographer who edited his father-in-law's dictionary after he died. Tombstone inscription : CHAUNCEY A. GOODRICH PROFESSOR OF THE PASTORAL CHARGE YALE COLLEG...

3/11/2009 5/7/2017

John Hays Hammond MP (1855 - 1936)

John Hays Hammond (31 March 1855 – 8 June 1936) was a famous mining engineer, diplomat, and philanthropist. Known as the man with the midas touch, he amassed a sizable fortune before the age of 40. A...

6/24/2011 5/7/2017

Jonathan D. Sarna (born 10 January 1955) is the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History in the department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University in Waltha...

5/12/2009 5/4/2017

Jonathan Aaron Boyarin (Yiddish: יונתן אהרן בוירין‎; born September 16, 1956) is an American anthropologist whose work centers on Jewish communities and on the dynamics of Jewish culture, memory and ...

12/19/2016 5/4/2017

Daniel Boyarin (Hebrew: דניאל בוירין‎‎; born 1946) is a historian of religion. Born in Asbury Park, New Jersey, he holds dual United States and Israeli citizenship. Trained as a scholar, in 1990 he w...

12/19/2016 5/4/2017

T. Keith Glennan MP (1905 - 1995)

Thomas Keith Glennan (September 8, 1905 – April 11, 1995) was the first Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, serving from August 19, 1958 to January 20, 1961.

1/2/2011 5/4/2017

Alfred Bradley Fitt MP (1923 - 1992)

Alfred Bradley Fitt (1923–1992) was a United States lawyer who served as General Counsel of the Army from 1964 to 1967, as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs from 1967 to...

3/31/2009 5/3/2017

Rev. John Hart MP (1682 - 1731)

"Jahannes", ""First Graduate of Yale College""

John Hart 1682 - 1731 aka Jahanness Hart A.M. Tutor Yale College John Hart was born 12 Apr 1682 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut and baptized on 23 APR 1682.[1][2] He was the third son of Thoma...

11/11/2008 5/2/2017

Frederick Wells Williams MP (1857 - 1928)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 2 2017, 1:27:09 UTC

5/1/2017 5/1/2017

Pascal Martin MP (1850 - 1882)

5/1/2017 5/1/2017

Newell Martin MP (1854 - d.)

5/1/2017 5/1/2017

Samuel Wells Williams MP (1812 - 1884)

"衛廉士"

Samuel Wells Williams (Chinese: 衛三畏) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.* Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 2 2017, ...

3/11/2015 5/1/2017

Lisa Bloom (born September 20, 1961) is an American civil rights attorney best known as anchor of Lisa Bloom: Open Court, a two-hour live legal news program on truTv's In Session, from 2006 to 2009. ...

4/30/2017 4/30/2017

Violet Louise Archer MP (1913 - 2000)

Violet Louise Archer CM (April 24, 1913 – February 21, 2000) was a Canadian composer, teacher, pianist, organist, and percussionist. Born Violet Balestreri in Montreal, Quebec, in 1913, her family ch...

4/30/2017 4/30/2017

George Alexander Kennedy MP (1901 - 1960)

George Alexander Kennedy was an American sinologist known for his studies of classical Chinese and the teaching of Chinese to students.

4/28/2017 4/28/2017

Harry H. Mansbach MP (c.1911 - 2002)

Harry Hirsch Mansbach Harry H. Mansbach , prominent philanthropist, attorney, and former owner of The Hub, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 1, 2002, at his home in Norfolk. He was 91. Harry Mansbach...

7/3/2015 4/24/2017

Dr. Thomas T. Minor MP (1844 - 1889)

Thomas T. Minor, (February 20, 1844 – December 2, 1889) was a physician, businessman, civic and political leader who founded the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway and served as mayor of Seattle...

6/26/2010 4/21/2017

Brig. General Stanhope Bayne-Jones MP (1888 - 1970)

"Stanhope Bayne-Jones"

Stanhope Bayne-Jones, M.D. (November 6, 1888 – February 20, 1970) was a physician, an American bacteriologist, a medical historian and a United States Army medical officer with the rank of Brigadie...

4/20/2017 4/20/2017

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

Reverend Raymond Autie Taylor MP (1897 - 1981)

"Ray", "Raymond A. Taylor"

Rev. Raymond Taylor was a Methodist minister who held degrees from Southern Methodist University, the University of Texas at Austin and Yale Divinity School. Residence : Childress, , Texas - 1910* ...

4/15/2017 4/15/2017

Sidney Catlin Partridge (September 1, 1857-June 22, 1930) was the first Bishop of Kyoto (1900–1911) and the second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri (1911–1930). He was born in New Y...

10/30/2011 4/15/2017

Malcolm Roderick Maclean MP (1919 - 2001)

Malcolm Roderick Maclean (September 14, 1919 – January 24, 2001) was a politician from Georgia, United States and was a former Mayor of Savannah. He was a Democrat and belonged to the local Citizen's...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Frank Altschul MP (1887 - 1981)

Frank Altschul (April 21, 1887 – May 29, 1981) was an American financier who was a Senior Partner of Lazard Freres and the Chief Executive of General American Investors Company, and founder of the pr...

4/25/2007 4/11/2017

Arthur Altschul MP (1920 - 2002)

Arthur Goodhart Altschul (6 April 1920 – 17 March 2002) was an American banking mogul and a Goldman Sachs Group partner, and executive at his private family office, Overbrook Management Corporation, ...

4/25/2007 4/11/2017

Harold Hongju Koh is an American lawyer and legal scholar. He served as the Legal Adviser of the Department of State. He was nominated to this position by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2009, and ...

7/2/2016 4/11/2017

Dr. Charles Crocker MP (1904 - 1961)

From the San Mateo Times of Tuesday, March 14, 1961: Dr. Crocker dies in N.Y. Dr. Charles Crocker, 57, a member of California's banking and railroad family, died yesterday in New York City of pneum...

1/24/2007 4/11/2017

Richard H. Donald MP (1922 - 1984)

Richard Hempstead Donald (November 3, 1922 in Johannesburg, South Africa – March 12, 1984) was an American diplomat. He was the son of George Kenneth Donald, U.S. Consul General at Windsor, Ontario, ...

4/10/2017 4/10/2017

George Kenneth Donald MP (1890 - 1972)

George Kenneth Donald, American consul general. Background Donald, George Kenneth was born on November 27, 1890 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of Harry Gordon and Kate Lea (Gazzam) Donald. ...

4/10/2017 4/10/2017

Michael Ellis serves as Special Assistant to the President, Senior Associate Counsel to the President, and Deputy National Security Council Legal Advisor. Most recently, Mr. Ellis served as General Cou...

12/13/2010 4/5/2017

John Eisenberg will serve as Deputy Assistant to the President, NSC Legal Advisor, and Deputy Counsel to the President for National Security Affairs. From 2006-2009, Eisenberg served as a senior nation...

3/31/2017 4/5/2017

Robert P Langlands ' father was Robert Langlands while his mother was Kathleen Phelan. He married Charlotte Lorraine Cheverie on 13 August 1956 while he was a nineteen year old undergraduate at the Uni...

3/10/2016 4/4/2017

Y. C. James Yen 晏陽初 MP (1893 - 1990)

"Jimmy"

Yen Yang-ch'u, known as James Yen, leader of the mass education and rural reconstruction movements in republican China. In the 1950's, as president of the International Committee of the Mass Education ...

7/7/2013 4/1/2017

information about Robert Morgenthau from Wikipedia 'Robert M. Morgenthau was born in 1919 in New York City. In June 1940, while still an undergraduate at Amherst College, he enlisted in the United ...

7/12/2009 4/1/2017

Phineas Timothy Miller MP (1810 - 1850)

Phineas Timothy Miller (May 3, 1810 – February 21, 1850) Was an American physician and a founding member of Yale's Skull and Bones Society. Early life Phineas Timothy Miller, son of Samuel and Ma...

3/22/2016 3/31/2017

John Howard Hincks MP (1849 - d.)

John Howard Hincks was born March 19, 1849, in Bucksport, Maine. John Howard Hincks was studying at Yale, when he met Jennie, his future wife. Her father was preaching at Fair Haven and living in New...

12/6/2016 3/31/2017

Henry Baldwin Harrison MP (1821 - 1901)

Henry Baldwin Harrison (September 11, 1821 – October 29, 1901) was a Republican politician and the 52nd Governor of Connecticut. Biography Harrison was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduate...

3/22/2017 3/31/2017

Thomas Burr Osborne MP (1798 - 1869)

Thomas Burr Osborne (July 8, 1798 – September 2, 1869) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. He also served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and Connecticut Senate. Ear...

3/22/2017 3/31/2017

Jerome Burtt MP (deceased)

3/31/2017 3/31/2017

3/24/2017 3/31/2017

Bernard Brodie MP (1910 - 1978)

A brief but generally accurate biography of Bernard Brodie can be found at ). (One point that it omits is that the family name was originally Brody and he changed the spelling of his name to Brodie.) A...

7/5/2009 3/28/2017

Irving E. Segal MP (1918 - 1998)

Irving Ezra Segal was an American mathematician known for work on theoretical quantum mechanics. He shares credit for what is often referred to as the Segal–Shale–Weil representation. Early in his care...

12/23/2008 3/27/2017

DUNN, William McKee, a Representative from Indiana; born in Hanover, Jefferson County, Territory of Indiana, December 12, 1814; attended school in the first schoolhouse in Hanover; was graduated from I...

9/10/2009 3/23/2017

Henry Martyn Dexter MP (1821 - 1890)

Henry Martyn Dexter (August 13, 1821 – November 13, 1890), American clergyman and author, was born in Plympton, Massachusetts. He graduated at Yale in 1840 and at the Andover Theological Seminary i...

10/3/2009 3/23/2017

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Austan Dean Goolsbee (born August 18, 1969) is an American economist and the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Goolsbee formerly served a...

2/20/2009 3/22/2017

Dana Timothy Milbank (born April 27, 1968) is an author, political analyst, and columnist for The Washington Post. Personal life Milbank is the son of Ann C. and Mark A. Milbank and is Jewish. He...

3/5/2010 3/22/2017

James Emanuel "Jeb" Boasberg (born February 20, 1963) is a United States District Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, also serving as a Judge on the United States ...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Earl Gilbert "Butch" Graves Jr. (born January 5, 1962) is an American businessman and retired basketball player. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he is a Scarsdale High School graduate. Graves, the son ...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Michael Cerveris (born November 6, 1960) is an American actor, singer, and guitarist. He has performed in many stage musicals and plays, including several Stephen Sondheim musicals: Assassins, Sweene...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Robert Kagan (born September 26, 1958) is an American historian, author, columnist, and foreign-policy commentator. Kagan is mainly characterized as a leading neoconservative, but he prefers the term...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

George E. Lewis (born July 14, 1952) is an American composer, electronic performer, installation artist, trombone player, and scholar in the fields of improvisation and experimental music. He has bee...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Charles Levin (born March 12, 1949) is an American actor who has appeared in television and movies and on stage. He is best known for the role of Elliot Novak on the series Alice having become a regu...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Douglas Preston Woodlock (born February 27, 1947) is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Woodlock received a B.A. fr...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Brian John Dowling (born April 1, 1947) is a former college and professional football player and was the starting quarterback of the Yale University football team in the late 1960s. He set, and held ...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Donald Arthur Schollander (born April 30, 1946) is an American former competition swimmer, five-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in four events. He won a total of five gold medal...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Robert Davis McCallum Jr. (born 1946), was the United States Ambassador to Australia from 2006–2009. Early life McCallum was born in Memphis, Tennessee, where his father, Robert D. McCallum, was ...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Rex William Cowdry (born February 12, 1947 in Des Moines, Iowa is an American psychiatrist. He graduated from Yale University in 1968, where he was a member of Skull and Bones,:177 and earned an MD a...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

David 'Kent' Mills (born April 9, 1941) is a retired American Psychologist. In the late 50's he was a renowned and accomplished boxer, becoming the youngest Cleveland Golden Gloves amateur boxing cha...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Roy Leslie Austin (born 1939) was United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago October 2001 to December 2009. Biography Born in Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, he moved to the Uni...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Victor Henderson Ashe II (born January 1, 1945) is the former United States Ambassador to Poland. From 1987 to 2003, he was mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee. Ashe is a Republican. Ambassador Ashe conclu...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

David Thorne (born September 16, 1944) is an American businessman and diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to Italy and Ambassador to San Marino from 2009 to 2013. He was nominated by Pres...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

David Rumsey is an American map collector and the founder of the David Rumsey Map Collection. He is also the president of Cartography Associates. Rumsey has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Fine ...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

John Howard Francis Shattuck (born 1943) an international legal scholar and human rights leader. He served as the fourth President and Rector of Central European University (CEU) from August 2009 unt...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Orde Musgrave Coombs MP (1939 - 1984)

Orde Musgrave Coombs (June 3, 1939 – September 1, 1984) was an African-American writer and editor. Biography Coombs was born on Saint Vincent in the Caribbean in 1939. He received his B.A. degree...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

William Dawbney "Bill" Nordhaus (born May 31, 1941) is an economist and Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, best known for his work in economic modeling and climate change. Educatio...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Son of Brendan Gill

10/10/2010 3/22/2017

William Hamilton MP (1939 - 2016)

William Hamilton (June 2, 1939 – April 8, 2016) was an American cartoonist and playwright. He was most closely associated with the magazine The New Yorker. Hamilton was noted for his wit and irony an...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

John Joseph Walsh, Jr. (born 1937, Mason City, WA) is an American art historian, curator and museum director. He served as director of the J. Paul Getty Museum from 1983–2000, supervising the plannin...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Winston Lord (born August 14, 1937) is a United States diplomat and leader of non-governmental foreign policy organizations. He served as Special Assistant to the National Security Advisor (1970-1973...

6/8/2014 3/22/2017

Stephen Adams (born 1937) is an American businessman, private equity investor, and philanthropist. His current holdings include Good Sam Enterprises, a national publishing, retail stores, and member-...

12/1/2016 3/22/2017

Robert Willis "Jack" Morey, Jr. (born August 23, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American competition rower and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where he recei...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Linden Stanley Blue (born 1936) is an American aviation executive. He is the co-owner of General Atomics, where he serves as the Vice Chairman, and runs aircraft manufacturer Spectrum Aeronautical. ...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

R. Inslee Clark Jr. MP (1935 - 1999)

Russell Inslee "Inky" Clark Jr. (1935 – August 3, 1999) was an educator, administrator, and a key player in the transition of the Ivy League into co-education in the 1960s and diversified student bod...

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Jack Edwin McGregor (born September 22, 1934) is a former Pennsylvania State Senator from Pittsburgh and the founder of the National Hockey League's Pittsburgh Penguins. He currently resides in Bridg...

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