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Moses Coit Tyler (1835 - 1900)

Moses Coit Tyler (August 2, 1835 - December 28, 1900) was an American author and professor of American history. Biography He was born Moses Tyler in Griswold, Connecticut. At an early age he remo...

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George Tod, Esq (1773 - 1841)

George Tod, son of David and Rachel [née Kent] Tod, was born on December 11th 1773 in Suffield, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College in the class of 1795 after which he studied law at the...

6/4/2013 Yesterday

He was the son of David Tod and Rachel Kent, and born in Suffield, Hartford county, Conn., in November, 1779. His father was a Scotchman by birth and a man of an original turn of mind, possessing much ...

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Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León (Spanish pronunciation: [erˈnesto seˈðiʝo]; born 27 December 1951) is a Mexican economist and politician. He served as President of Me...

9/19/2008 9/20/2016

Henry Buist Smythe, Sr. (1920 - 2002)

Henry Buist Smythe was born in Charleston on June 1, 1920 to Augustine T. Smythe and Harriott Buist. He attended Yale University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1942. He went on to attend t...

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GRIMBALL, Richard Entered into eternal rest on the morning of February 7, 2009, Richard Barnwell Grimball, husband of Adele Crawford Grimball. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends of ...

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George Lamb Buist (1888 - 1967)

George Buist was the fourth descendant of an outstanding family of the Charleston Bar. He graduated from Yale University in 1910 and attended the Law Schools of Yale, the University of Virginia and H...

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Nicholas Rockefeller is vice chairman and chief legal officer of the RockVest Group of Investors and is involved in various banking and commercial projects in China and worldwide. He is a member of...

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Carla Anderson Hills (born January 3, 1934) is an American lawyer and a public figure. She served as United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Gerald Ford administration, and as...

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Stephen Samuel Roach (born September 16, 1945) is an American economist and serves as senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a senior lecturer at Yale Scho...

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Thomas Fahr "Tom" Steyer (born June 27, 1957) is an American hedge fund manager, philanthropist, and environmentalist. Steyer is the founder and former co-senior managing partner of Farallon Capita...

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Kenneth Saul "Ken" Rogoff (born March 22, 1953) is an American economist and chess Grandmaster. He is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. ...

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Neal Steven Wolin (born December 9, 1961) is the former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and was the acting United States Secretary of the Treasury, pending confirmation of Jac...

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4/16/2007 9/8/2016

John Randolph Thayer, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., March 9, 1845; attended the common schools and Nichols Academy in Dudley, Worcester County, and wa...

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Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (October 22, 1852 – April 24, 1929) was an United States legal scholar, born at New Haven, Connecticut, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. He graduated at Yale in 1872 ...

9/8/2011 9/4/2016

William Henry Crocker (1861 - 1937)

Click here to view William Crocker's page at Wikipedia. William Henry Crocker (1861–1937), was president of Crocker National Bank. Biography William Henry Crocker, youngest son of Charles ...

1/24/2007 9/1/2016

Edwin Albert Merritt (1860 - 1914)

"Edwin A. Merritt", "Jr."

Edwin Albert Merritt (July 25, 1860 – December 4, 1914) was an American politician from New York. Life He was born on July 25, 1860, in Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York, the son o...

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Dillon Anderson (1906 - 1974)

U.S. National Security Advisor. Dillon Anderson was born in McKinney, Texas, on July 14, 1906. He studied at the University of Oklahoma, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1927, and graduated f...

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Rev. E. Hoyt Palmer (1897 - 1985)

From REV. E. HOYT PALMER Published: November 5, 1985 The Rev. E. Hoyt Palmer, executive director of the St. John's Guild Floating Hospital in New York from 1948 to 1971, died at Columbia-Presbyterian...

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Charles Fayette Taylor (1894 - 1996)

"Fay Taylor"

Charles Fayette Taylor (1894-1996), took an early interest in internal combustion engines and aviation, worked for the Wright brothers, and, after a long career in engineering, may be best remembered...

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Henry Martyn Brace (1828 - 1901)

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Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. MP (1910 - 2001)

Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. (March 28, 1910 – January 7, 2001) was an American bibliophile and the director of the Pierpont ...

6/26/2015 8/25/2016

George Foot Moore (1851 - 1931)

George Foot Moore (October 15, 1851 – May 16, 1931) was an eminent Asian scholar, historian of religion, author, Presbyterian minister, 33rd Degree Mason of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish R...

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Francis Elliott "Fran" Kranz (born July 13, 1981) is an American film, television and Broadway actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Topher Brink in the science fiction drama series Dollhouse....

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Lamar Seeligson Smith (born November 19, 1947) is the U.S. Representative (Republican) for Texas's 21st congressional district, serving since 1987. The district includes most of the wealthier section...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Sheila Jackson Lee , a Representative from Texas; born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., January 12, 1950; graduated from Jamaica High School, Jamaica, N.Y.; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 19...

12/23/2009 8/21/2016

Campbell Smith, Jr. (1925 - 2002)

Campbell Smith Jr., died on Friday, June 7, 2002 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio after a short illness. He was a fifth generation Texan whose family settled in Liberty Hill, Williamson County, in ...

8/20/2016 8/20/2016

Rev. Joshua Huntington (1786 - 1819)

Joshua Huntington (born in Norwich, Connecticut, 31 January 1786; died in Groton, Massachusetts, 11 September 1819) was a United States clergyman. Biography He was a son of Jedidiah Huntington, a...

4/26/2010 8/20/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A060684 Jedediah Huntington (4 August 1743 – 25 September 1818), also known as Jedidi...

8/10/2008 8/20/2016

Francis Miles Finch (1827 - 1907)

Francis Miles Finch (June 9, 1827 – July 31, 1907) was an American judge, poet, and academic associated with the early years of Cornell University. One of his poems, "The Blue and the Gray", i...

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Roswell Hart (August 4, 1824 – April 20, 1883) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Rochester, he completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Yale College in 1843...

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Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816 - 1885)

. Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (December 4, 1816 – January 14, 1885) was a professor of chemistry at Yale University and instrumental in developing the oil industry. His father Benjamin Silliman S...

12/3/2008 8/17/2016

James Mason Hoppin (1820 - 1906)

James Mason Hoppin (1820-1906) was an American educator and writer. He was born at Providence, Rhode Island; graduated from Yale in 1840 (where he was a member of Skull and Bones[1]), from Harvard La...

8/17/2016 8/17/2016

US Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1835, studied law, and became an attorney in Monroe, Michigan. In 1839 he settled in Ovid, New York, where he continued to practice law. He was elected...

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Joseph Bradley Varnum Jr. (June 9, 1818 Washington, D.C. – December 31, 1874 Astoria, Queens, then Long Island City, now in Queens, New York City) was an American lawyer and politician. Life...

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Ebenezer Huntington (December 26, 1754 – June 17, 1834) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Norwich, Connecticut. He pursued academic studies and was graduated ...

1/19/2008 8/13/2016

Gold Selleck Silliman (1732–1790) was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, graduated from Yale University and practiced law and served as a crown attorney before the American Revolution. He became ...

6/5/2008 8/13/2016

Cash Garner Warren (born January 10, 1979) is an American from Los Angeles, California. He is best known as being the husband of actor Jessica Alba, whom he met on the set of the movie Fantastic Four ....

6/8/2012 8/11/2016

Samuel B. Ruggles (1800 - 1881)

Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (April 11, 1800 - August 28, 1881) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1838, and a Canal Commissioner from 18...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Sydney Burr Beardsley (1823 - 1890)

SIDNEY BURR BEARDSLEY Born at Monroe, Conn. in 1823, the son of Cyrus H. Beardsley, for several years judge of the County Court of Fairfield county. He prepared for college and entered Yale but did...

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BEARDSLEY, CYRUS H., d. at Fairfield, Conn., Aug. 13, 1852, a. 53; b. in Huntington, Conn., and grad. at Yale in 1818; studied law, but entering political life, was a mem. of both branches of the legis...

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Philip J. Deloria MP

"Phil"

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States

Philip Joseph Deloria (Dakota) is a historian who specializes in Native American, Western American, and environmental history. He is the son of scholar Vine Deloria, Jr. (Dakota) and a descendant of Ci...

7/16/2016 7/17/2016

Rev. Bennet Tyler MP (1783 - 1858)

Rev Bennet Tyler Birth: Jul. 10, 1783 Middlebury New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: May 14, 1858 South Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA fifth president of Dartmouth College (1822-18...

11/18/2011 7/17/2016

Ruth Reardon O'Brien MP

Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA

Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA

Ruth Reardon O'Brien is a prominent American lawyer who became a ground-breaking figure in the legal world when she became one of the first female partners of a major law firm. She was selected for inc...

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Brad Peltz (born October 2, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman. He was playing for the Trenton Titans in the ECHL. Peltz was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 7th round (190th...

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ANDREWS, FRANK ARLAND - Captain, US Navy (Retired) Captain Frank A. Andrews was born in Newport, Rhode Island on June 30, 1921 and died at the age of 92 from natural causes on February 22, 2014 in Anna...

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David Hyde Pierce (born April 3, 1959) is an American actor and comedian. Pierce is best known for playing the psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the hit NBC sitcom Frasier, for which he won four Emmy Awa...

2/16/2009 7/6/2016

Howard Kyongju Koh (Hangul: 고경주, Hanja: 高京柱; born March 15, 1952) is the former United States Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Healt...

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. John B. King Jr. (born 1975), is the Secretary of Education at the U.S. Department of Education. Immediately before he assumed leadership of the Department, he served as its Acting Deputy Secretary...

7/3/2016 7/4/2016

Kwang Lim Koh (1920 - 1989)

Kwang Lim Koh, a scholar and diplomat who was professor of political science at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain for the last 23 years, died Sunday at his home in New Haven. He was 6...

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Michael Cimino MP (1939 - 2016)

Michael Cimino, a writer-director whose career saw the highs of winning two Oscars for his 1978 picture “The Deer Hunter” and the lows of 1980’s infamous “Heaven’s Ga...

7/3/2016 7/3/2016

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 7/2/2016

A. R. Gurney (1930 - d.)

"A. R. Gurney", "Pete Gurney"

Albert Ramsdell Gurney Jr, also known as A. R. Gurney (born November 1, 1930), and sometimes credited as Pete Gurney, is an American playwright, novelist and academic. He is known for works including...

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Sumner Ely (1787 - 1857)

Sumner Ely (May 22, 1787 in Lyme, New London County, Connecticut – February 3, 1857) was an American physician and politician from New York. Life He was the son of Adriel Ely and Sarah (St...

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Daniel Ullman (April 28, 1810 – September 20, 1892) was an American lawyer and politician from New York and was a Major General in the American Civil War. Political career Born in Wilmingt...

6/11/2011 7/1/2016

Allen Ferdinand Owen (1816 - 1865)

Allen Ferdinand Owen (October 9, 1816 – April 7, 1865) was an American politician and lawyer who served in the United States Congress. Owen was born near the Yadkin River in Wilkes County, N...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

William Henry Washington (7 February 1813 – 12 August 1860) was a Whig U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1841 and 1843. Born near Goldsboro, North Carolina, he graduated from Yale...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

George Griswold Sill (1829 - 1907)

George Griswold Sill (October 26, 1829 – May 19, 1907) was an American politician who was the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1873 to 1877. Early life Sill was born at Windsor, ...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

William Wallace Crapo (May 16, 1830 – February 28, 1926) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. He was elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death o...

9/16/2007 6/28/2016

Philemon Tracy (June 1831-Sept 18, 1862) was an American judge, newspaper editor, and politician. Tracy was the son of Edward Dorr Tracy, Judge of the Supreme Court of Georgia. He was born in Macon...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Phineas Lyman Tracy (1786 - 1876)

Phineas Lyman Tracy (December 25, 1786 – December 22, 1876) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of Albert Haller Tracy. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Tracy graduated from Yale C...

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Kingman Douglass (1896 - 1971)

"King"

Kingman Douglass (April 16, 1896 – October 8, 1971), was an American investment banker and a leading member of the United States intelligence community. He was a deputy director of Central Int...

7/4/2007 6/26/2016

Roger Kent (1906 - 1980)

Roger Kent, (June 8, 1906 – May 16, 1980), American democratic politician.

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

Sherman Kent (1903 - 1986)

Sherman Kent (December 6, 1903 – March 11, 1986), was a Yale University history professor who, during World War II and through 17 years of Cold War-era service in the Central Intelligence Agen...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

) William Kent, a Representative from California; born in Chicago, Ill., March 29, 1864; moved to California in 1871 with his parents, who settled in Marin County; attended private schools in Califor...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

Owen McMahon Johnson (1878 - 1952)

) Owen McMahon Johnson (August 27, 1878 – January 27, 1952) was an American writer best remembered for his stories and novels cataloguing the educational and personal growth of the fictional c...

9/30/2010 6/25/2016

Henry Putzel, Jr. (1913 - 2013)

. Henry Putzel, Jr. (October 8, 1913 – September 2, 2013) was an American lawyer and the thirteenth Reporter of Decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1964 to 1979. Born ...

2/26/2016 6/25/2016

Ernest Knaebel (1872 - 1947)

Ernest Knaebel (June 14, 1872 – February 19, 1947) was an American lawyer and the eleventh reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1916 to 1944. Born West Bo...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Frederic Prokosch MP (1906 - 1989)

Frederic Prokosch (May 17, 1906 – June 2, 1989) was an American writer, known for his novels, poetry, memoirs and criticism. He was also a distinguished translator. Prokosch was born in Madiso...

10/14/2008 6/24/2016

Eduard Prokosch (15 May 1876 – 11 August 1938) was an Austrian historical linguist who specialized in Indo-European and, specifically, Proto-Germanic studies. He was the father of author Frederi...

10/14/2008 6/24/2016

Col. John C. Burch (CSA) (1827 - 1881)

John C. Burch, Secretary of the Senate, 1879-1881 HOUSE, 3lst General Assembly, l855-57; representing Hamilton County;

10/11/2012 6/24/2016

John Stewart "Jack" Dalrymple III (born October 16, 1948) is a North Dakota politician and businessman who has been the 32nd Governor of North Dakota since 2010. He was previously the 36th Lieutenant...

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Silas Deane MP (1737 - 1789)

Silas Deane b. December 24, 1737 Groton, Connecticut d. September 23, 1789 Silas Deane was a Revolutionary War patriot. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, and later the United States' fir...

8/16/2007 6/20/2016

Tom Cole, U.S. Congress MP

Moore, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States

Moore, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States

Tom Cole, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., on April 28, 1949; graduated from Moore High School, Moore, Okla., 1967; B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1971;...

11/18/2014 6/19/2016

Robert Taft (generally known as Robert Taft Jr. for the sake of convenience) (February 26, 1917–December 7, 1993) served as a Republican Congressman between 1963 and 1965, and between 1967 and 1...

3/13/2007 6/18/2016

Reverend Naphtali Daggett (1727 - 1780)

"president of Yale"

"Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography, Vol. II, New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1887" "Daggett, Naphtali, clergyman, b. in Attleborough, Mass., 8 Sept., 1727; d. in New Haven, Conn., 25 No...

2/7/2009 6/17/2016

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as Mayor of Hartford from 1854 to 1858. After the outbreak of the Civil War, on October 15, 1861, he was appointed Colonel and commander of the ...

2/10/2014 6/16/2016

Benjamin Tucker Eames (June 4, 1818 – October 6, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island. Born in Dedham, Massachusetts, Eames attended the common schools of Providence, Rhode Isla...

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HON. RENSSELAER R. NELSON, St. Paul. Membership #3217. Judge of U. S. District Court. Born, Cooperstown, N. Y., May 12, 1826. Son of Hon. Samuel Nelson and Catharine Ann Russell; grandson of John Rog...

10/14/2013 6/16/2016

Link below to story and photo on US Rep. Constantine C. Esty: Constantine Canaris Esty (December 26, 1824 – December 27, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

11/15/2015 6/16/2016

George Ingersoll Wood (1814 - 1899)

George Ingersoll Wood (20 May 1814 – 9 January 1899), was an American clergyman and a founding member of Yale's Skull and Bones Society.[1] Rev. George Ingersoll Wood was born in Stamford, CT....

3/22/2016 6/16/2016

Norman Holmes Pearson (1909 - 1975)

Norman Holmes Pearson (April 13, 1909 – November 5, 1975) was an American academic at Yale University, and a prominent counterintelligence agent during World War II. As a specialist on America...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Philo Carroll Fuller (1857 - 1931)

Philo Fuller graduated from Yale University in 1881 and served as Mayor of Grand Rapids in 1917.

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Edwin F. Sweet (1847 - 1935)

Edwin Forrest Sweet (November 21, 1847 – April 2, 1935) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Sweet was born in Dansville, New York and attended the common schools and Dansvill...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Reuben Gaylord (1812 - 1880)

Reuben Gaylord (April 28, 1812 – January 10, 1880) was the recognized leader of the missionary pioneers in the Nebraska Territory, and has been called the "father of Congregationalism in Nebra...

6/8/2016 6/8/2016
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George Corson Ellis (1899 - 1962)

G. Corson Ellis, 62, senior partner of A.T. Kearney & Co., management consultant firm at 135 S. La Salle st., died yesterday in his home at 1335 Astor st.Mr. Ellis had been elected president of the Ass...

9/15/2012 6/6/2016

Frederick Converse Beach (1848 - 1918)

Frederick Converse Beach (March 27, 1848 – June 18, 1918), son of Alfred Ely Beach, was editor of the magazine Scientific American and of the new Encyclopedia Americana in the early 1900s, and a...

1/19/2014 6/6/2016

Wolfgang Leonhard (1921 - 2014)

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He began his career with Stobbs & Hartwell in Worcester, then founded his own practice. He was general counsel and a director of the then Freedom Federal Savings and Loan Association. He was a member...

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John Horace Safford (1876 - 1920)

He was born at Madison, Lake County, Ohio He died at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York He prepared for college at Mount Hermon School, Massachusetts. He was a 1904 graduate of Yale University. He se...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Ben Carson MP

"Ben"

United States

United States

From Wikipedia Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is a retired American neurosurgeon. Born in Detroit, Michigan, and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Mich...

11/17/2015 6/4/2016

Ells Laflin was born at 369 East Erie Street, Chicago, in 1898 and grew up summers after 1907 in Lake Forest. His parents were Josephine Knowland Laflin and Louis Ellsworth Laflin. His grandfather wa...

6/3/2016 6/3/2016

Augustus Brandegee (1828 - 1904)

Augustus Brandegee (July 12, 1828, New London, Connecticut – November 10, 1904, New London, Connecticut) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the House of Representatives for Co...

9/2/2007 6/3/2016
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Kingman Brewster, Jr. (1919 - 1988)

Kingman Brewster, Jr., (June 17, 1919 – November 8, 1988) was an educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat. He was a direct lineal descendant of Elder William Brewster, (...

8/1/2010 6/2/2016

Dr. Mary Augusta Scott (1851 - 1918)

From an article "Pioneers" in Yale Alumni Magazine (May 2016): Dr. Mary Augusta Scott graduated from Vassar and became a college professor and received her PhD from Yale. Even before Yale made its ...

7/15/2008 6/1/2016