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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...

7/15/2016 Today

Mary Wolf Streep (1915 - 2001)

Mary Wolf Wilkinson Streep (July 30, 1915 – September 29, 2001) was an American fine-artist and art editor. She was also the mother of actress Meryl Streep. Life and career Born Mary Wolf ...

3/18/2010 8/13/2016

Jeremiah Clemens was a U.S. senator and novelist from the state of Alabama. He was elected to fill the vacancy left by the death of Dixon Hall Lewis, and served from November 30, 1849 to March 3, 185...

12/28/2009 8/12/2016

George Horace Gallup (1901 - 1984)

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

9/25/2008 8/11/2016

Ruth Ann Musick (1897 - 1974)

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

8/11/2016 8/11/2016

Wanda Lou Higgins (1928 - 2012)

2/20/2008 8/11/2016

Andrew Jackson Turner (1832 - 1905)

Andrew Jackson Turner (September 24, 1832 – June 10, 1905) was an American politician, newspaper editor, and businessman. Born in Schuyler Falls, New York, he settled in Portage, Wisconsin i...

11/21/2013 8/6/2016

Noah Brooks (1830 - 1903)

Noah Brooks (October 24, 1830 – August 16, 1903) was a journalist and editor who worked for newspapers in Sacramento, San Francisco, Newark, and New York, and authored a major biography of Abr...

8/6/2016 8/6/2016

Konstantin Päts MP (1874 - 1956)

Konstantin Päts VR I/1 and III/1 (23 February [O.S. 11 February] 1874[1] – 18 January 1956) was the most influential politician of interwar Estonia. He was one of the first Estonians to b...

2/6/2009 8/5/2016

John George Nicolay (1832 - 1901)

Personal secretary to President Abraham Lincoln John George Nicolay (February 26, 1832 – September 26, 1901) was a German-born American biographer, secretary of US President Abraham Lincoln ...

8/31/2008 8/4/2016

Birth: Apr. 30, 1866 Allen County Ohio, USA Death: Mar. 12, 1911 Bluffton Allen County Ohio, USA Steiner.--Menno Simon Steiner was born near Cranberry, Ohio, April 30, 1866; died of Bright's diseas...

2/9/2014 7/31/2016

Theodore E. (Ted) Deutch, a Representative from Florida; born in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., May 7, 1966; graduated from Liberty High School, Bethlehem, Pa., 1984; A.B., University of Michiga...

1/30/2009 7/28/2016

James Henry Rice, Jr. (1868 - 1935)

Naturalist and Author. Obit from "The News and Courier" James Henry Rice, Jr., writer and a pioneer in conservation work in the Lowcountry, died at his home Brick House plantation, in Wiggins, yest...

11/18/2010 7/28/2016

Yocum, Joseph W. Private Co. C, 116th Pa. Reg (Irish Brigade) August 25, 1862 Transferred to Company I, date unknown Listed in 1890 Veterans Schedule, Columbia, Lancaster, Pa. s/o William Yocum and Sar...

1/2/2014 7/20/2016

Robert Sengstacke Abbott (1870 - 1940)

Robert Sengstacke Abbott (November 24, 1870 – February 29, 1940) was an African-American lawyer and newspaper publisher/editor. Abbott is the founder of The Chicago Defender newspaper, which g...

2/4/2012 7/20/2016

Whitelaw Reid (1913 - 2009)

) Whitelaw Reid (July 26, 1913 – April 18, 2009) was an American journalist who later served as editor, president and chairman of the family-owned New York Herald Tribune. An avid sportsman th...

9/10/2012 7/19/2016

Horace Tenney was commissioned as an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War in the U.S. Volunteers Paymaster's Dept Infantry Regiment on 14 Jul 1862. Mustered out on 11 Jun 1864. MAJ...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Joseph Carter Abbott (July 15, 1825 – October 8, 1881) was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War who was awarded the grade of brevet brigadier general of volunteers and a Republic...

5/12/2011 7/16/2016

Philip Sidney Post (March 19, 1833 – January 6, 1895) was an American diplomat, politician, and decorated Army officer. He served as a United States Representative from Illinois for eight year...

6/7/2011 7/16/2016

Thomas Hastings (1784 - 1872)

editor, professor of music, author of over 600 hymns, composer of over 1000 tunes (including tune for "Rock of Ages"), and music publisher (united words and tune of "Just As I Am"). An albino, he had p...

1/27/2011 7/15/2016

Simeon DeWitt Hubbell (1837 - 1915)

Simeon DeWitt Hubbell was a printer, and later in life became the editor of the newspaper "Santa Ynez, Argus," under the name of DeWitt Hubbell. Prior to that, he had been the editor of the newspaper k...

7/12/2016 7/12/2016

Charles Rufus Skinner, a Representative from New York; born in Union Square, Oswego County, N.Y., August 4, 1844; attended the common schools and Clinton Liberal Institute; was graduated from Mexico ...

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

William Leet Stone, Jr. (1835 - 1908)

. William Leete Stone (4 April 1835 New York City – 11 June 1908 Mount Vernon, New York) was a United States historical writer and journalist.

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

William Leete Stone, Sr. (1792 - 1844)

. William Leete Stone (20 April 1792 New Paltz, New York (or 1793 Esopus, New York) – 15 August 1844 Saratoga Springs, New York), known as Colonel Stone, was an influential journalist, publish...

5/15/2014 7/4/2016

Lawrence Alan "Larry" Kudlow (born August 20, 1947) is an American conservative commentator, television personality, and newspaper columnist. He was the host of CNBC's The Kudlow Report. As a syndica...

6/29/2016 7/4/2016

Amariah Brigham (1798 - 1849)

Amariah Brigham (December 26, 1798 in New Marlborough, Massachusetts – September 8. 1849 in Utica, New York) was an American psychiatrist and, in 1844, one of the founding members of the Assoc...

7/1/2016 7/1/2016

Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790 - 1873)

Azariah Cutting Flagg (November 28, 1790 in Orwell, Addison County, Vermont – November 24, 1873 in New York City) was an American newspaper printer and editor, and politician.

6/28/2016 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

Loudon Wainwright, Jr. (1924 - 1988)

. Loudon Snowden Wainwright, Jr. (December 16, 1924 – December 12, 1988) was an American writer. He is the father of folk singer Loudon Wainwright III and singer Sloan Wainwright, and grandfat...

3/11/2009 6/27/2016

Jacob W Stofer (1832 - 1886)

Prominent newspaper publisher. In July, 1853, he purchased the Central Engine, published in 1851 and 1852 by H.S. Fisher, and merged into the Swatara Gem. In 1856, he sold the newspaper to Benjamin Whi...

6/24/2016 6/27/2016

4th Pennsylvania Reserves, Co K. The 4th Pennsylvania Reserves lost 2 officers and 76 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 60 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. The regi...

5/24/2009 6/27/2016

Dr. John Wesley Hoyt (October 13, 1831 – May 23, 1912) was an American politician and educator. Hoyt was the third Governor of Wyoming Territory. Early life Hoyt was born in Worthington, O...

5/17/2014 6/26/2016

John Powell Irish (1843 - 1923)

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

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Thomas Larkin Thompson , (son of Robert Augustine Thompson), a Representative from California; born in Charleston, Va. (now West Virginia), May 31, 1838; attended the common schools and Buffalo Acade...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Charles Wesley Brashears (1891 - 1982)

Charles Wesley Brashares (1891–1982) was an American Bishop of The Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church, elected in 1944. Charles was born 31 March 1891 in Williamsport, Ohio, th...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Edward Rosewater MP (1841 - 1906)

Edward Rosewater, born Edward Rosenwasser,[1] (January 21, 1841 – August 30, 1906) was a Republican Party politician and newspaper editor in Omaha, Nebraska. Rosewater had a reputation for alw...

5/15/2013 6/26/2016

Robert Underwood Johnson (1853 - 1937)

Robert Underwood Johnson (January 12, 1853 – October 14, 1937) was a U.S. writer and diplomat. His wife was Katharine Johnson.

2/27/2016 6/25/2016

) Albert Richardson Hall , a Representative from Indiana; born near West Baden, Orange County, Ind., August 27, 1884; attended the district school and the Paoli (Ind.) High School; was graduated from...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

John Bigelow (1817 - 1911)

John Bigelow (November 25, 1817 – December 19, 1911) was an American lawyer and statesman. Life Born in Malden-on-Hudson, New York, John Bigelow, Sr.graduated from Union College in 1835 ...

4/4/2009 6/25/2016

Henry Curtis Lind (1921 - 2013)

Henry Curtis Lind (October 12, 1921 – November 11, 2013) was an American lawyer and the fourteenth reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court from 1979 to 1989. Born in Cransto...

12/21/2010 6/25/2016

Henry Wheaton (1785 - 1848)

Henry Wheaton (November 27, 1785 – March 11, 1848) was a United States lawyer, jurist and diplomat. He was the third reporter of decisions for the United States Supreme Court, first U.S. minis...

6/24/2016 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

George C. Gorham (1832 - 1909)

George C. Gorham, Secretary of the Senate, 1868-1879 It was my fortune for eleven years to have admission to the Senate in secret session, as secretary of that body. Slow as the Senate is in changi...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Richard Young (1919 - 2011)

With an immeasurable sense of sadness, shared by Laurentians across the generations and a broad domain, I convey the news that Trustee Emeritus Richard Young’40 died on Friday, November 18. Ri...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Major John Newman Edwards, CSA, (January 4, 1839 – May 4, 1889) was famed General Joseph O. Shelby’s adjutant during the American Civil War, an author, a journalist and the founder of...

2/2/2012 6/23/2016

John Walter, ii MP (1776 - 1847)

John Walter (23 February 1776 – 28 July 1847) was the son of John Walter, the founder of The Times, and succeeded his father as the newspaper's second editor. He was educated at Merchant Taylo...

7/8/2013 6/22/2016

Ludwig Tieck MP (1773 - 1853)

Johann Ludwig Tieck (* 31. Mai 1773 in Berlin; † 28. April 1853 ebenda) war ein deutscher Dichter, Schriftsteller, Herausgeber und Übersetzer der Romantik. Er publizierte auch unter den P...

2/5/2012 6/22/2016

Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850 - 1891)

Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya (Russian: Со́фья Васи́льевна Ко...

6/21/2016 6/21/2016

Henry Serrano Villard (1900 - 1996)

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6/15/2013 6/21/2016

Arnaud de Borchgrave MP (1926 - 2015)

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6/15/2013 6/21/2016

Ira Walton Drew, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., August 31, 1878; attended the public schools and Hardwick Academy; apprenticed as a printer, becoming a j...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

David Astor (1912 - 2001)

Bridget Aphra Wreford and Bridget Astor are one and the same person, not two separate persons. Francis David Langhorne Astor CH (5 March 1912 – 7 December 2001) was an English newspaper publ...

7/8/2007 6/17/2016

Margaret Steinfels MP

New York, New York, United States

New York, New York, United States

From Margaret Steinfels and her husband, Peter Steinfels, are the founding co-directors of the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture. Before joining Fordham, Ms. Steinfels served for 15 years as t...

6/16/2016 6/16/2016

Daniel Lash Scott (1880 - d.)

2/17/2009 6/15/2016

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

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

12/13/2010 6/6/2016

Thomas Drew Stetson (1827 - 1914)

Stetson, Thomas Drew was born on May 30, 1827 in Kingston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George and Deborah P. (Washburn) Stetson. Educated public schools, Pierce Academy and at Taunton Loco...

6/5/2008 6/4/2016

Asahel Hooker Lewis (1810 - 1862)

Asahel Hooker Lewis (Sept. 11, 1810-Sept. 25, 1862) was an American newspaper editor and politician. He was the youngest son of Elias and Urania (Hooker) Lewis, of Farmington, Connecticut and was b...

5/30/2016 5/30/2016

Lewis A. Lapham (1909 - 1995)

Lewis Abbot Lapham (March 7, 1909 – December 20, 1995[2]) was an American shipping and banking executive. Lapham was born in New York City, the son of shipping executive and future Mayor o...

3/14/2011 5/29/2016

Lewis H. Lapham ( /ˈluːɪs ˈlæpəm/; born January 8, 1935) is an American writer. He was the editor of the American monthly Harper's Magazine from 1976 until 1...

3/14/2011 5/29/2016

Jacob Sharp was a Confederate brigadier general. He fought in the Battle of Chickamauga and in the Atlanta Campaign. He was the editor of the Columbus Independent and president of the Mississippi Press...

6/28/2012 5/28/2016

William Alexander Percy (1885 - 1942)

William Alexander Percy (May 14, 1885 – January 21, 1942), was a lawyer, planter, and poet from Greenville, Mississippi. His autobiography Lanterns on the Levee (Knopf 1941) became a bestselle...

5/11/2010 5/27/2016

Hernando DeSoto Money (August 26, 1839 – September 18, 1912) was an American politician from the state of Mississippi. Biography Money was born in Holmes County, Mississippi. He was named af...

4/27/2014 5/27/2016

DUNHAM, EDWARD WOOD From Extraordinary Life: Jack Dunham earned a national reputation for his work in franchise law. Jack Dunham was a white-shoe lawyer with a dry sense of humor, respected legal s...

5/26/2016 5/27/2016

Charles Fenno Hoffman (1806 - 1884)

Charles Fenno Hoffman (February 7, 1806 – June 7, 1884) was an American author, poet and editor associated with the Knickerbocker Group in New York.

8/30/2013 5/26/2016

Maj. Sidney Alroy Jonas (CSA) MP (c.1838 - 1915)

Editor of the Aberdeen, Mississippi Examiner Newspaper starting in 1876. Sidney Jonas was founder and editor of the Aberdeen Examiner. He served as a major in the Confederate Army and wrote the wel...

3/21/2012 5/26/2016

George Washington Paschal (1812 - 1878)

"Lorenzo Columbus George Washington Paschal"

From Paul Ridenour @ : George Washington Paschal wrote several books including A Digest of the Laws of Texas (1866) and The Constitution of the United States Defined and Carefully Annotated (1868). H...

3/28/2011 5/26/2016

William Hudson Harper (1857 - d.)

biography From page 147 of A History of the Class of Eighty, Yale College, 1876-1910 By Yale University. Class of 1880. "William Hudson Harper." WILLIAM HUDSON HARPER, son of John Randolph and Mary...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Ethelbert Barksdale (January 4, 1824 – February 17, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi, as well as a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. ...

4/12/2011 5/24/2016

George Sherman Alexander (1832 - 1894)

Rev. George Sherman Alexander was a Methodist minister and pioneer newspaper editor in Nebraska.

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

John Neihardt (1881 - 1973)

John Gneisenau Neihardt (January 8, 1881 – November 24, 1973) was an American writer and poet, an amateur historian and ethnographer. Born at the end of the American settlement of the Plains, ...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840 - 1928)

Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840 – 1928) was a journalist and author from Omaha, Nebraska who became an activist for Native American rights in the United States during the late nineteenth century. ...

3/16/2009 5/22/2016

Alvin Saunders Johnson (1874 - 1971)

Alvin Saunders Johnson (December 18, 1874 – June 7, 1971) was an American economist and a co-founder and first director of The New School. Alvin Johnson was born near Homer, Nebraska. He was...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Dorothy Mae Sauder (1924 - 2012)

SAUDER, Dorothy Mae January 23, 2012, age 87. Lovingly remembered by husband Stanley, children Shirley Morrison (Jim), Ray Sauder (Tina), Marcia Martin (Henry), Carri Sauder, dear sister-in-law Victori...

5/20/2016 5/21/2016

Selwa Carmen Showker “Lucky” Roosevelt (born January 13, 1929) was Chief of Protocol of the United States for almost seven years from 1982-1989—longer than anyone has ever served...

5/17/2015 5/20/2016

William Tatum Wofford (June 28, 1824 – May 22, 1884) was an officer during the Mexican-American War and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life and...

4/24/2011 5/18/2016

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch (November 28, 1820 – September 17, 1862) was a North Carolina representative in the U.S. Congress and a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, killed ...

5/16/2009 5/18/2016

Roger Atkinson Pryor (July 19, 1828 – March 14, 1919) was both an American politician and a Confederate politician serving as a congressman on both sides. He was also a jurist, serving in the ...

1/7/2011 5/18/2016

John J. Hardin (January 6, 1810 – February 23, 1847) was a U.S. Representative and militia general from Illinois. Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, Hardin pursued classical studies and was gradua...

5/25/2007 5/18/2016

Abram (or Abraham) Sanders Piatt (May 2, 1821 – March 23, 1908) was a wealthy farmer, publisher, poet, politician, and soldier from southern Ohio who served as a general in the Union Army duri...

6/6/2011 5/18/2016

King was born in New York City, New York, the grandson of Rufus King, delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention. After graduation from Columbia College, w...

7/16/2009 5/18/2016

William Barksdale (August 21, 1821 – July 3, 1863) was a lawyer, newspaper editor, U.S. Congressman, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. A staunch secessionist, he was mortall...

4/12/2011 5/17/2016

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

Mary Jane Coggeshall (1836 - 1911)

Mary Jane (Whitely) Coggeshall (1836–1911) was an American suffragist known as the "mother of woman suffrage in Iowa". She was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1990.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Alex Miller (1865 - 1927)

Newspaper editor Alex Miller, who in addition to running the small weekly Washington Democrat was active in the Democratic Party. In 1926 he ran unsuccessfully for governor.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Walter Muir Whitehill (1905 - 1978)

Noted Boston historian, Director of Boston Athenaeum from 1946-1973, professor at Harvard. Author of Dumbarton Oaks . Walter Muir Whitehill (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1905–1978) was an Ameri...

10/7/2009 5/15/2016

Maria Weston Chapman (1806 - 1885)

Maria Weston or Maria Weston Chapman (July 25, 1806 - July 12, 1885) was an American abolitionist. She was elected to the executive committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1839 and from 183...

6/29/2013 5/13/2016

Henry L. Pinckney (1794 - 1863)

Henry Laurens Pinckney (September 24, 1794 – February 3, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, and the son of Charles Pinckney. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Pinckney ...

3/23/2010 5/11/2016

William Montague Browne (July 7, 1823 – April 28, 1883) was a prominent politician and newsman, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

Isaac Munroe St. John (November 19, 1827 – April 7, 1880) was a Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War. He was a lawyer, newspaper editor and civil engineer ...

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

John Moncure Daniel III (1825 - 1865)

Was a newspaper editor for the Richmond Examiner. Was appointed minister to Sardinia in 1853. He served on the staff of General A.P. Hill during the Civil War. Peter Bridges wrote a biography of John M...

8/18/2009 5/10/2016

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as a Captain, US Volunteers in the Commissary of Subsistence Department on February 3, 1862. On September 27, 1864 he was transferred to the Paymaster...

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

Marty Baron MP

"Marty Baron", "Marty"

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

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

Martin "Marty" Baron (born October 24, 1954) is an American journalist who has been editor of The Washington Post since December 31, 2012, after having been editor of The Boston Globe from 2001 to 2012...

8/25/2009 5/8/2016

Leonard Eugene Wales (1823 - 1897)

Leonard Eugene Wales (November 26, 1823 - February 8, 1897) was a United States federal judge in Delaware. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Wales graduated from Yale University in 1845, where he was a...

5/7/2016 5/7/2016

US Congressman. A native of Springfield, Illinois, Wigginton studied law at the University of Wisconsin and was admitted to the bar in 1859. Moving to California in 1862, he was elected to serve as t...

12/6/2014 5/7/2016

Peter H. Clark (1829 - 1925)

Peter Humphries Clark (March 29, 1829 – June 21, 1925) was one of Ohio’s most effective black abolitionist writers and speakers. He became the first teacher engaged by the Cincinnati blac...

12/29/2008 5/7/2016

Alfred Wagenknecht (1881 - 1956)

Alfred Wagenknecht (1881–1956) was an American Marxist activist and political functionary. He is best remembered for having played a critical role in the establishment of the American Communis...

7/22/2008 5/7/2016

Elmer T. Allison (1883 - 1982)

Links Wikipedia Elmer T. Allison (1883 – 1982) was an American socialist political activist and newspaper editor. He is best remembered as the longtime editor of The Cleveland Socialist ...

8/9/2008 5/7/2016

andon Carter Haynes (December 2, 1816 – February 17, 1875) was an American attorney, politician, and newspaper editor, who represented Tennessee in the Confederate States Senate during the Civ...

4/4/2013 5/6/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Berlin, Illinois, at the start of the Civil War, he was a successful publisher-editor of the Daily Register, Chicago Advance, plus managing editor ...

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