100 Notable alumni of
Dickinson College

Dickinson College is 916th in the world, 344th in North America, and 322nd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Dickinson College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. James Buchanan

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    James Buchanan
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    1791-1868 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politicianstatesperson
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    James Buchanan Jr. was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 15th president of the United States from 1857 to 1861. He previously served as secretary of state from 1845 to 1849 and represented Pennsylvania in both houses of the U.S. Congress. He was a states' rights advocate, and minimized the role of the federal government in the nation's final years of slavery.

  2. Rosie O'Donnell

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    Rosie O'Donnell
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    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    actortelevision presenterwritervoice actorblogger
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    Roseann O'Donnell is an American comedian, producer, actress, author, and television personality. She began her comedy career as a teenager and received her breakthrough on the television series Star Search in 1984. After a series of television and film roles that introduced her to a larger national audience, O'Donnell hosted her own syndicated daytime talk show, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, between 1996 and 2002, which won several Daytime Emmy Awards. During this period, she developed the nickname "Queen of Nice", as well as a reputation for philanthropic efforts.

  3. Roger B. Taney

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    Roger B. Taney
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    Years
    1777-1864 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpoliticianslaveholder
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    Roger Brooke Taney was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States, holding that office from 1836 until his death in 1864. He delivered the majority opinion in Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), ruling that African Americans could not be considered citizens and that Congress could not prohibit slavery in the territories of the United States. Prior to joining the Supreme Court, Taney served as the United States Attorney General and United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Andrew Jackson. He was the first-ever Catholic to serve on the Supreme Court.

  4. Stephen Duncan

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    Stephen Duncan
    Born in
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    Years
    1787-1867 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    bankerslaveholder
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    Stephen Duncan was an American planter and banker in Mississippi during the Antebellum South. He was born and studied medicine in Pennsylvania, but moved to Natchez District, Mississippi Territory in 1808 and became the wealthiest cotton planter and the second-largest slave owner in the United States with over 2,200 slaves. He owned 15 cotton and sugar plantations, served as President of the Bank of Mississippi, and held major investments in railroads and lumber.

  5. Rick Smolan

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    Rick Smolan
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    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    photographer
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    Rick Smolan is a former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer best known as the co-creator of the Day in the Life book series. He is currently CEO of Against All Odds Productions, a cross-media organization.

  6. Clarence Muse

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    Clarence Muse
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    1889-1979 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    composerscreenwriterstage actorfilm actorwriter
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    Clarence Muse was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and composer. He was the first African American to appear in a starring role in a film. He acted for 50 years, and appeared in more than 150 films. He was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1973.

  7. Bill Shuster

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    Bill Shuster
    Born in
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    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in Dickinson College
    In 1983 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    William Franklin Shuster is an American politician and lobbyist who served as the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district from 2001 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party, and is a son of former Congressman Bud Shuster.

  8. Andy MacPhail

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    Andy MacPhail
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Andrew Bowen MacPhail is an American baseball executive. He has previously served as general manager for the Minnesota Twins and Chicago Cubs, and as president for the Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies.

  9. Holly Knowlton

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    Holly Knowlton
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    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    bureaucrat
    Biography

    Hollister K. "Holly" Petraeus is a retired Assistant Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where she headed up the Office of Servicemember Affairs. She retired on January 12, 2017. Her work at the CFPB centered around educating service members on sound financial management and protecting them against predatory lending and cons. She is the wife of retired General David Howell Petraeus.

  10. Jennifer L. Holm

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    Jennifer L. Holm
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writercomics writer
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    Jennifer L. Holm is an American children's writer, and recipient of three Newbery Honors and the Eisner Award.

  11. Spencer Fullerton Baird

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    Spencer Fullerton Baird
    Born in
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    Years
    1823-1887 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    naturalistcuratorornithologistzoologistichthyologist
    Biography

    Spencer Fullerton Baird was an American naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and museum curator. Baird was the first curator to be named at the Smithsonian Institution. He would eventually serve as assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian from 1850 to 1878, and as Secretary from 1878 until 1887. He was dedicated to expanding the natural history collections of the Smithsonian which he increased from 6,000 specimens in 1850 to over 2 million by the time of his death. He published over 1,000 works during his lifetime.

  12. John Floyd

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    John Floyd
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    Years
    1783-1837 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Floyd was a Virginia politician and soldier. He represented Virginia in the United States House of Representatives and later served as the 25th Governor of Virginia.

  13. Erwin Wickert

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    Erwin Wickert
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    1915-2008 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    diplomatwriter
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    Erwin Wickert was a German diplomat who, during the 1970s, served as the ambassador to Romania and China.

  14. Chad Mirkin

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    Chad Mirkin
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    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    chemistuniversity teacherresearcher
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    Chad Alexander Mirkin is an American chemist. He is the George B. Rathmann professor of chemistry, professor of medicine, professor of materials science and engineering, professor of biomedical engineering, and professor of chemical and biological engineering, and director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology and Center for Nanofabrication and Molecular Self-Assembly at Northwestern University.

  15. Robert Cooper Grier

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    Robert Cooper Grier
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    Years
    1794-1870 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
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    Robert Cooper Grier, was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States. A Jacksonian Democrat from Pennsylvania who served from 1846 to 1870, Grier weighed in on some of the most important cases of the 19th century. As a rare Northern member of the majority in the infamous 1857 Dred Scott decision, Grier concurred that African Americans were not and were never meant to be citizens of the United States and that the property rights of slaveholders were clearly protected in the US Constitution. However, Grier wrote the majority opinion in the 1863 Prize Cases, upholding Abraham Lincoln's presidential power to institute Union blockades of Confederate ports and giving the Union Army a strategic advantage in the American Civil War.

  16. Alfred Victor du Pont

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    Alfred Victor du Pont
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    Years
    1798-1856 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    chemistentrepreneur
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    Alfred Victor Philadelphe du Pont de Nemours was French American chemist and industrialist, who was the eldest son and successor of Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, the founder of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

  17. John E. Jones III

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    John E. Jones III
    Born in
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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepolitician
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    John Edward Jones III is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He is best known for his presiding role in the landmark Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District case, in which the teaching of "intelligent design" in public school science classes was ruled to be unconstitutional. In 2014, he ruled that Pennsylvania's 1996 ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. On May 14, 2021 it was announced that Judge Jones will serve as interim president of his alma mater Dickinson College for a two-year period beginning July 1, 2021. As a consequence, Judge Jones will be retiring from his lifetime appointment as a federal judge.

  18. Jim Gerlach

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    Jim Gerlach
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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    James W. Gerlach is the former U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district, serving from 2003 to 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. Gerlach retired from Congress after completing his sixth term.

  19. Philip Francis Thomas

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    Philip Francis Thomas
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    Years
    1810-1890 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Philip Francis Thomas was an American lawyer and politician.

  20. James C. Greenwood

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    James C. Greenwood
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Dickinson College
    In 1973 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politiciansocial workercaseworker
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    James Charles "Jim" Greenwood is an American politician in the Republican Party. He represented Pennsylvania's Eighth Congressional District for six terms in the United States House of Representatives.

  21. Moncure Daniel Conway

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    Moncure Daniel Conway
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    1832-1907 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    philosopher
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    Moncure Daniel Conway was an American abolitionist minister. At various times Methodist, Unitarian, and a Freethinker, the radical writer descended from patriotic and patrician families of Virginia and Maryland but spent most of the final four decades of his life abroad in England and France, where he wrote biographies of Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Thomas Paine and his own autobiography. He led freethinkers in London's South Place Chapel, now Conway Hall.

  22. George Gekas

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    George Gekas
    Born in
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    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Enrolled in Dickinson College
    In 1952 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    George William Gekas is an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district from 1983 to 2003.

  23. John Creswell

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    John Creswell
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    1828-1891 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbanker
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    John Andrew Jackson Creswell was an American politician and abolitionist from Maryland, who served as United States Representative, United States Senator, and as Postmaster General of the United States appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant. Creswell is considered to be one of the ablest, if not the best, Postmaster General in United States history. Creswell modernized the U.S. Postal system to adapt to an expanding demand for increased postal routes throughout the Western states and remain competitive worldwide. Creswell also integrated the U.S. Postal system appointing both male and female African American postmasters throughout the United States, giving them significant positions of federal authority. Sweeping and constructive reforms of the U.S. Postal system took place during Creswell's tenure, including securing fair competition among Star Route carriages, and the abolishment of the franking system. Creswell developed a codified classification system of offenses against postal laws. Creswell streamlined and reduced postal costs making the United States Postal System run efficiently creating a fair pricing system domestically, and reducing international mailing prices. Creswell developed and implemented the United States first penny postcard.

  24. Susan Stewart

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    Susan Stewart
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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    poetliterary criticjournalistwriterprofessor
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    Susan Stewart is an American poet and literary critic. She is the Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English at Princeton University.

  25. Jennifer Haigh

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    Jennifer Haigh
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    novelist
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    Jennifer Haigh is an American novelist and short story writer.

  26. Robert McClelland

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    Robert McClelland
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    Years
    1807-1880 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Robert McClelland was a US statesman, serving as U.S. Representative from Michigan, the ninth Governor of Michigan, and United States Secretary of the Interior.

  27. William Wilkins

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    William Wilkins
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    Years
    1779-1865 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudgediplomat
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    William Wilkins was an American judge and politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Jacksonian member of the United States Senate from 1831 to 1834 and as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district from 1843 to 1844. He served as a member of both houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, United States Minister to Russia and the 19th United States Secretary of War.

  28. Powhatan Ellis

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    Powhatan Ellis
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    Years
    1790-1863 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudgediplomat
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    Powhatan Ellis was a United States Senator from Mississippi and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Mississippi.

  29. Robert Samuel Maclay

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    Robert Samuel Maclay
    Years
    1824-1907 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    missionarywriter
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    Robert Samuel Maclay, D.D. was an American missionary who made pioneer contributions to the Methodist Episcopal missions in China, Japan and Korea.

  30. Gerald Epstein

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    Gerald Epstein
    Years
    1935-2019 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    psychiatrist
    Biography

    Gerald N. Epstein was an American psychiatrist who uses mental imagery and other mental techniques to treat physical and emotional problems. An author and a researcher, he was the founder and director of a mental imagery school for post-graduate mental health professionals, teaching imagery as a tool for healing and a "bridge to the inner world".

  31. Thomas M. DiBiagio

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    Thomas M. DiBiagio
    Born in
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    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Michael DiBiagio is a former United States Attorney in the state of Maryland. After eight U.S. attorneys were fired by the Bush administration in 2006 for performance-related issues under a clause of the PATRIOT Act, DiBiagio stated in March 2007 that he was ousted because of political pressure over public corruption investigations into the administration of then-Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

  32. Richard H. Ellis

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    Richard H. Ellis
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    Years
    1919-1989 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Richard Hastings Ellis was a United States Air Force general who served as the commander in chief of the Strategic Air Command and director of the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff with headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. He was also director of the Joint Strategic Connectivity Staff.

  33. D. Dudley Bloom

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    D. Dudley Bloom
    Years
    1922-2015 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    businesspersonmilitary officer
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    David Dudley Bloom was an American businessman who made notable contributions to the consumer products industry as a conceptual inventor and marketing executive during the 1950s and 1960s, including proposing and designing the first conventional travel luggage built on wheels; marketing the first "magic milk bottle" for dolls; and designing and marketing a continuous-play tape recorder.

  34. Albert Exendine

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    Albert Exendine
    Born in
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    Years
    1884-1973 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    American football player
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    Albert Andrew "Ex" Exendine was an American football player, coach, and lawyer. He played college football at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School where he was an All-American end. Exendine served as the head football coach at Otterbein College (1909–1911), Georgetown University (1914–1922), the State College of Washington—now known as Washington State University (1923–1925), Occidental College (1926–1927), Northeastern State Teachers' College—now known as Northeastern State University (1928), and Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College—now known as Oklahoma State University (1934–1935). He was also the head baseball coach at Oklahoma A&M from 1932 to 1933, tallying a mark of 19–13. Exendine was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1970.

  35. Richard L. T. Beale

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    Richard L. T. Beale
    Born in
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    Years
    1819-1893 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Richard Lee Turberville Beale was a lawyer, three-term United States Congressman from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

  36. John Fletcher Hurst

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    John Fletcher Hurst
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    Years
    1834-1903 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    priesttheologiantranslator
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    John Fletcher Hurst was an American bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church and the first Chancellor of the American University in Washington, D.C.

  37. Ray Crist

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    Ray Crist
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    Years
    1900-2005 (aged 105)
    Occupations
    chemistbiochemistuniversity teacher
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    Ray Crist was an American chemist who participated in the Manhattan Project. When he retired from teaching at the age of 104 in 2004, Crist is widely believed to have been America's oldest worker at the time.

  38. John J. Jacob

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    John J. Jacob
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    Years
    1829-1893 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpoliticianteacher
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    John Jeremiah Jacob was a Democratic politician from Green Spring (Hampshire County), West Virginia. Jacob served two terms as the fourth Governor of the U.S. state of West Virginia. John Jeremiah Jacob was also elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates from Hampshire County in 1868 and from Ohio County in 1893.

  39. Eli M. Saulsbury

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    Eli M. Saulsbury
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    Years
    1817-1893 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Eli May Saulsbury was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as U.S. Senator from Delaware.

  40. Richard Armstrong

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    Richard Armstrong
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    Years
    1805-1860 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    missionary
    Biography

    Richard Armstrong was a Presbyterian missionary from Pennsylvania who arrived in Hawaii in 1832. Along with his wife Clarissa, he served in mission fields of the Marquesas Islands and in the Kingdom of Hawaii. He established several churches and schools, and was Kahu (shepherd) of Kawaiahaʻo Church after the departure of Hiram Bingham I. Kamehameha III appointed him Minister of Public Instruction, and his accomplishments established an educational system that earned him the nickname "The father of American education in Hawaii".

  41. John Gordner

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    John Gordner
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    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John R. Gordner is an American politician in the state of Pennsylvania. He currently serves in the Pennsylvania State Senate and represents the 27th senatorial district. His district includes all of Montour County, Snyder County, Northumberland County, Columbia County and parts of Dauphin County and Luzerne County

  42. Eben Swift

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    Eben Swift
    Born in
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    Years
    1854-1938 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    military personnel
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    Eben Swift was a major general in the United States Army.

  43. Samuel Stehman Haldeman

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    Samuel Stehman Haldeman
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    Years
    1812-1880 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    linguistzoologistentomologistuniversity teacher
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    Samuel Stehman Haldeman was an American naturalist and philologist. During a long and varied career he studied, published, and lectured on geology, conchology, entomology and philology. He once confided, "I never pursue one branch of science more than ten years, but lay it aside and go into new fields."

  44. Thomas Nelson Conrad

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    Thomas Nelson Conrad
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    1837-1905 (aged 68)
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    Thomas Nelson Conrad was the third president of Virginia Tech (then Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College) and served in the Confederate Secret Service during the Civil War.

  45. William Durden

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    William Durden
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    academic
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    William G. Durden is the former president of Dickinson College. He was a Fulbright scholar and a recipient of the Klingenstein Fellowship from Teacher's College, Columbia University.

  46. John P. Gray

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    John P. Gray
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    Years
    1825-1886 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    psychiatrist
    Biography

    John Perdue Gray was an American psychiatrist at the forefront of biological psychiatric theory during the 19th century.

  47. Esther Popel

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    Esther Popel
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    1896-1958 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
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    Esther Popel was an African-American poet of the Harlem Renaissance and an activist and educator. She wrote and edited for magazines such as The Crisis, the Journal of Negro Education, and Opportunity.

  48. Henry M. Ridgely

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    Henry M. Ridgely
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    1779-1847 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Henry Moore Ridgely was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, and later the Democratic Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware and as U.S. Senator from Delaware.

  49. Jay Feinberg

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    Jay Feinberg
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    1969-.. (age 52)
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    Jay Feinberg is a long-term leukemia survivor, community organizer and founder and current CEO of the Gift of Life Marrow Registry.

  50. James Ross Snowden

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    James Ross Snowden
    Years
    1809-1878 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politician
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    James Ross Snowden was treasurer of the United States Mint from 1847 to 1850, and director of the Mint from 1853 to 1861.

  51. George P. Fisher

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    George P. Fisher
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    1817-1899 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
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    George Purnell Fisher was Attorney General of Delaware, Secretary of State of Delaware, a United States Representative from Delaware and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, now the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

  52. Petar Bošković

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    Petar Bošković
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    1931-2011 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    diplomat
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    Petar Bošković was a Yugoslav and Serbian diplomat. He was an ambassador of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to the Republic of Cyprus.

  53. Willard Saulsbury, Sr

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    Willard Saulsbury, Sr
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    1820-1892 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
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    Willard Saulsbury Sr. was a lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Attorney General of Delaware, U.S. Senator from Delaware and Chancellor of Delaware.

  54. James Miller McKim

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    James Miller McKim
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    1810-1874 (aged 64)
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    James Miller McKim was a Presbyterian minister and abolitionist. He was also the father of the architect Charles Follen McKim.

  55. Robert Fleming Rich

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    Robert Fleming Rich
    Born in
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    1883-1968 (aged 85)
    Enrolled in Dickinson College
    Studied in 1903-1906
    Occupations
    politicianbankerbusinessperson
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    Robert Fleming Rich was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  56. Charles Albright

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    Charles Albright
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    1830-1880 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Charles Albright was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  57. William Daniel

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    William Daniel
    Born in
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    1826-1897 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    artistpolitician
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    William Daniel was an American politician from the state of Maryland. A lawyer, he was a noted prohibitionist and abolitionist. He served in both houses of the Maryland state legislature, first as a Whig, and later as a member of the American Party. Later, as a Republican, he was a member of the convention that wrote Maryland's constitution in 1864. He helped found the Maryland Temperance Alliance in 1872 and served as its president for twelve years. Daniel was the vice presidential nominee and running mate of John St. John on the Prohibition Party ticket in the presidential election of 1884. Placing third in the election that year, he continued his involvement with the cause of temperance until his death in 1897.

  58. Harmar Denny

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    Harmar Denny
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    1794-1852 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Harmar Denny was an American businessman and Anti-Masonic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  59. Sidney George Fisher

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    1809-1871 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    historiandiarist
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    Sidney George Fisher was a Philadelphia lawyer, farmer, plantation owner, political essayist and occasional poet.

  60. Frederick Brown Harris

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    Frederick Brown Harris
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    1883-1970 (aged 87)
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    Frederick Brown Harris, a Methodist clergyman has the distinction of the longest service record as Chaplain of the Senate (24 years), in a term of service interrupted by the chaplaincy of Peter Marshall.

  61. Clement Finley

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    Clement Finley
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    1797-1879 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    military physician
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    Clement Alexander Finley, was the 10th Surgeon General of the United States Army, May 15, 1861 – April 14, 1862.

  62. George W. Smith

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    George W. Smith
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    Years
    1925-2014 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    George William Smith was a decorated officer in the United States Marine Corps who rose to the rank of major general. He began his 34-year career as an Enlisted Reservist during World War II, later integrating into the regular Marine Corps and distinguishing himself as commanding officer, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines during the Vietnam War. His last assignment was commanding general, 3rd Marine Division on Okinawa, Japan.

  63. David K. Watson

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    David K. Watson
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    1849-1918 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    David Kemper Watson was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

  64. Experience Estabrook

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    Experience Estabrook
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    Years
    1813-1894 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Experience Estabrook was an American attorney and legal administrator. He was the 3rd Attorney General of Wisconsin and the 1st United States Attorney for the Nebraska Territory.

  65. George Washington Bethune

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    1805-1862 (aged 57)
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    hymnwriter
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    George Washington Bethune was a preacher-pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church.

  66. Otis Gibson

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    1826-1889 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    pastor
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    Otis Gibson was a Methodist pastor, best known for his missionary work to the Chinese.

  67. Rick Shangraw

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    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businessperson
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    R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr. was named president of Cintana Education on May 1, 2020. Previously, he served as chief executive officer of ASU Enterprise Partners from 2016 to 2019. He was chief executive officer of the ASU Foundation for A New American University from 2011 to July 1, 2017, after being appointed to the position by the Arizona State University Foundation board of directors on Oct. 31, 2011 succeeding Johnnie Ray. Previously, Shangraw worked in both the private and public sectors after beginning his career as an assistant professor at Syracuse University.

  68. John Hopper

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    1923-1996 (aged 73)
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    politician
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    John D. Hopper was a Pennsylvania politician. A Republican, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from the 31st district, serving from 1977 to 1992.

  69. William Creighton

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    1778-1851 (aged 73)
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    politicianjudgelawyer
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    William Creighton Jr. was the 1st Secretary of State of Ohio, a United States Representative from Ohio and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Ohio.

  70. Oliver James Dickey

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    1823-1876 (aged 53)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Oliver James Dickey was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  71. David B. Brunner

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    1835-1903 (aged 68)
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    politician
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    David B. Brunner was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  72. Charles O'Neill

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    1821-1893 (aged 72)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Charles O'Neill was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district from 1863 to 1871 and from 1873 to 1893.

  73. John Bannister Gibson

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    1780-1853 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
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    John Bannister Gibson was a Pennsylvania attorney, politician in the state legislature, and judge, including years on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court from 1816 to his death in 1853. He served as Chief Justice on the court for 24 years. In 1821, Gibson was elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society.

  74. Matthew Brown

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    1776-1853 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    religious
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    Matthew Brown was a prominent Presbyterian minister and president of Washington College and Jefferson College. Next to John McMillan, Brown was the most important figure to education in Western Pennsylvania.

  75. Joseph M. Belford

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    1852-1917 (aged 65)
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    politicianjudgelawyer
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    Joseph McCrum Belford was an American politician and a United States Representative from New York.

  76. Thomas Williams

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    1806-1872 (aged 66)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Thomas Williams was a Republican United States Representative from Pennsylvania.

  77. John A. Nicholson

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    1827-1906 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    John Anthony Nicholson was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as U. S. Representative from Delaware.

  78. Nathaniel B. Smithers

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    1818-1896 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Nathaniel Barratt Smithers was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware.

  79. Charles B. Lore

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    1831-1911 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
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    Charles Brown Lore was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Attorney General of Delaware and U. S. Representative from Delaware.

  80. Merkel Landis

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    1875-1960 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    lawyer
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    Merkel Landis was an American lawyer and banker. A native resident of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, he was the treasurer and president of Carlisle Trust Company in Pennsylvania. He used his banking talents to help organize several banks and was president of a district of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. He used his legal talents to govern and direct community organizations.

  81. Abraham Herr Smith

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    1815-1894 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Abraham Herr Smith was an American politician who served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district from 1873 to 1885.

  82. Edwin Hanson Webster

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    1829-1893 (aged 64)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Edwin Hanson Webster was a U.S. Congressman from Maryland, serving the second district for two terms from 1859 until 1865.

  83. Horatio Collins King

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    1837-1918 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    lawyer
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    Horatio Collins King was a Union Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War. He also served as a U.S. lawyer, politician and author.

  84. Nathaniel Thomas Lupton

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    1830-1893 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    chemist
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    Nathaniel Thomas Lupton was an American chemist and university professor. He served as the President of the University of Alabama from 1871 to 1874. Additionally, he served as State Chemist of Alabama.

  85. George Richard Crooks

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    George Richard Crooks
    Years
    1822-1897 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    writer
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    George Richard Crooks was an American Methodist minister, writer, and educator.

  86. Charles Denison

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    1818-1867 (aged 49)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Charles Denison was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  87. Fred Pierce Corson

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    Fred Pierce Corson
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    1896-1985 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    priest
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    Fred Pierce Corson was an American bishop of The Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church, elected in 1944. He also distinguished himself as a Methodist pastor and district superintendent; as the twentieth president of Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; and as an ecumenical Christian leader.

  88. Marcus Junius Parrott

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    Years
    1828-1879 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Marcus Junius Parrott was a delegate to Congress from the Kansas Territory from 1857 until 1861.

  89. Kass Fleisher

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    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    novelistessayist
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    H. Kassia Fleisher (born October 21, 1959) is an American writer best known for her fiction and creative nonfiction.

  90. Seth Hartman Yocum

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    1834-1895 (aged 61)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Seth Hartman Yocum was a Greenback member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  91. James Andrew McCauley

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    James Andrew McCauley
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    1822-1896 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    academic
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    James Andrew McCauley was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church and served as President of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania from 1872 to 1888.

  92. Joseph Clemens

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    Joseph Clemens
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    1862-1936 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    botanist
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    Joseph Clemens was an American Methodist Episcopalian chaplain, missionary and plant collector who served and worked in South East Asia and elsewhere. He was born in the rugged western English county of Cornwall. Later, his family migrated to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and then moved to Eichelsburg, Pennsylvania. His father was a Cornish iron miner, Charles Clemens, and his mother, Mary Jane James Clemens. Joe was the only one of five brothers who did not follow the family tradition and become a miner. He also had a sister.

  93. Calvin Blythe

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    Years
    1790-1849 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Calvin Blythe was a Pennsylvania lawyer and judge. He served as state Secretary of State and briefly as Attorney General.

  94. Robert Empie Rogers

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    Robert Empie Rogers
    Years
    1813-1884 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    chemist
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    Robert Empie Rogers was a United States chemist.

  95. Elijah Barrett Prettyman

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    1830-1907 (aged 77)
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    Elijah Barrett Prettyman was the second principal of Maryland State Normal School (now Towson University).

  96. Leah Soibel

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    Leah Soibel
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    journalist
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    Leah Soibel is the founder and Executive Director of Fuente Latina, a non-profit organization headquartered in Israel. Soibel was born in the United States of Argentinean parents, and is a Middle East expert who provides Spanish-language commentary to Hispanic media regarding the region.

  97. David McConaughy

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    1775-1852 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    religious
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    David McConaughy was the fourth president of Washington College from 1831 to 1852.

  98. Lewis Linn McArthur

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    1843-1897 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
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    Lewis Linn McArthur was known as an American newspaper publisher, attorney, and state judge in Oregon. He was an Oregon Supreme Court associate justice, serving from 1870 to 1878.

  99. Roger Craver

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    Roger Craver
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    1941-.. (age 80)
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    Roger Moore Craver is an American fundraiser and campaigner for progressive causes. A pioneer of liberal political and movement direct mail and co-founder of The Hotline, a bipartisan online briefing on American politics, Craver is currently Editor of TheAgitator.net.

  100. William Henry Wahl

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    William Henry Wahl
    Years
    1848-1909 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    chemist
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    William Henry Wahl was a United States scientific editor and journalist.