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Washington, DC

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.dc.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.dcchamber.org/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.washington.org/

Population:
572059 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
16-Jul-1790

County:
District of Columbia

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Stars and Stripes
The Washington Times
Roll Call
The Hill
The Washington Post
The Washington Star
The Washington Examiner

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Potomac College
1991
University of the District of Columbia
1977
National Defense University
1976
Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, DC
1974
Dunbarton College of the Holy Cross
1935
Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, DC
1935
St. Albans School
1909
Trinity Washington University
1897
American University
1893
Strayer University
1892
Corcoran College of Art and Design
1890
Catholic University of America
1887
Sidwell Friends School
1883
Southeastern University
1879
Howard University
1866
Gallaudet University
1857
St. John's College High School
1851
George Washington University
1821
Georgetown University
1789
Archbishop Carroll High School, Washington, DC
 

CIVIC INSTITUTIONS

InstitutionTypeFounded
International Spy Museum
Museum
2002
Newseum
Museum
1997
National Health Museum
Museum
1996
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Museum
1993
National Building Museum
Museum
1980
National Air and Space Museum
Museum
1976
Kennedy Center
Venue
1971
US National Portrait Gallery
Museum
1968
Washington National Opera
Opera
1956
US National Gallery of Art
Museum
1937
Folger Shakespeare Library
Library
1929
Phillips Collection
Museum
1921
District of Columbia Public Library
Library
1896
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Zoo
1889
National Aquarium
Aquarium
1873
Smithsonian Institution
Museum
1846
Library of Congress
Library
1800

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Albright Stonebridge Group
2009
Wilmer Hale
2004
The Cohen Group
2001
Albright Group
2001
InPhonic
2000
Quinn Gillespie & Associates
2000
Liquidity Services
1999
Livingston Group
1999
BKSH & Associates
1996
Perseus LLC
1995
The Scowcroft Group
1994
American Continental Group
1994
Darby Overseas Investments
1994
Eagle Publishing
1993
Thayer Capital Partners
1991
Barbour, Griffith & Rogers
1991
Carlyle Group
1987
Danaher
1984
Wiley Rein & Fielding
1983
Black Entertainment Television
1980
Harman International
1980
Olsson, Frank and Weeda
1979
Crowell & Moring
1979
National Cable Satellite Corporation
1977
Amtrak
1971
Williams & Jensen
1970
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1967
Williams & Connolly
1967
Finnegan Henderson
1965
Caplin & Drysdale
1964
Patton Boggs
1962
Wilmer Cutler & Pickering
1962
Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand
1960
Howrey LLP
1956
Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky
1953
Regnery Publishing
1947
The Washington Post Co.
1947
Arnold & Porter
1946
Arent Fox
1942
Fannie Mae
1938
GEICO
1936
Palm Management
1926
Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan
1924
Covington & Burling
1919
Dow, Lohnes & Albertson
1918
Steptoe & Johnson
1913
Hogan & Hartson
1904
Pepco Holdings
1896
Jones Day
1893
WGL Holdings
1848
US Postal Service
1775
DC Navigators
 
Civitas Group
 
Envion
 
Greenberg & Lieberman
 
ICx Technologies
 
Venable LLP
 
APCO Worldwide
 
Prime Policy Group
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jane Adams
Actor
1-Apr-1965   Dr. Mel Karnofsky on Frasier
David Addington
Government
22-Jan-1957   Dick Cheney's Chief of Staff
Edward Albee
Playwright
12-Mar-1928   Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Bernadette M. Allen
Diplomat
c. 1955   US Ambassador to Niger
Laz Alonso
Actor
25-Mar-1974   Charlie Duchamp on Breakout Kings
Donna M. Alvarado
Business
8-Nov-1948   Aguila International
Anne Applebaum
Author
25-Jul-1964   Gulag: A History
Jeannetta Arnette
Actor
29-Jul-1954   Bernadette Meara on Head of the Class
Ron Asheton
Guitarist
17-Jul-1948 1-Jan-2009 Guitarist for the Stooges
Jonathan Banks
Actor
31-Jan-1947   Frank McPike on Wiseguy
Juanita P. Baranco
Business
19-Mar-1949   Baranco Automotive Group
Michael D. Barnes
Politician
3-Sep-1943   Congressman from Maryland, 1979-87
Dave Batista
Wrestling
18-Jan-1969   Deacon Batista, WWE star
Elgin Baylor
Basketball
16-Sep-1934   Los Angeles Lakers forward
Ann Beattie
Author
8-Sep-1947   Chilly Scenes of Winter
Ralph Becker
Politician
30-May-1952   Mayor of Salt Lake City
Michelle Bernard
Activist
c. 1964   Conservative commentator
Carl Bernstein
Journalist
14-Feb-1944   Broke the Watergate story
Stuart Bernstein
Diplomat
9-Apr-1938   US Ambassador to Denmark, 2001-05
Jon Bernthal
Actor
20-Sep-1977   Shane Walsh on The Walking Dead
Dave Bing
Basketball
24-Nov-1943   NBA Hall of Famer, Detroit mayor
David Birney
Actor
23-Apr-1939   Nightfall
Cory Booker
Politician
27-Apr-1969   Mayor of Newark, NJ
David L. Boren
Politician
21-Apr-1941   Governor and Senator from Oklahoma
Stuart Bowen
Government
1958   Iraq Inspector General
Ralph L. Boyce, Jr.
Diplomat
1-Feb-1952   US Ambassador to Thailand, 2004-07
Brent Bozell
Activist
14-Jul-1955   Media Research Center
David C. Broderick
Politician
4-Feb-1820 16-Sep-1859 US Senator from California, 1857-59
Edward Brooke
Politician
26-Oct-1919   US Senator from Massachusetts, 1967-79
Blair Brown
Actor
23-Apr-1946   The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
Judge Joe Brown
Judge
5-Jul-1947   TV judge
Ron Brown
Government
1-Aug-1941 3-Apr-1996 US Commerce Secretary, 1993-96
Richard Bryan
Politician
16-Jul-1937   Governor of Nevada, 1983-89
Pat Buchanan
Columnist
2-Nov-1938   Crossfire
Tim Buckley
Singer/Songwriter
14-Feb-1947 29-Jun-1975 Experimental singer/songwriter
William Bundy
Government
24-Sep-1917 6-Oct-2000 Cold War advisor to JFK, LBJ
Billie Burke
Actor
7-Aug-1885 14-May-1970 Glinda, the Good Witch of the North
Charles Burns
Artist
27-Sep-1955   Creepy graphic novelist
H. Ralph Burton
Government
1882 5-Aug-1971 Red-baiting Senate staffer
Prudence Bushnell
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Kenya, 1996-99
Julie Cafritz
Guitarist
5-May-1965   Guitarist for Pussy Galore
John F. Campbell
Diplomat
1944   US Ambassador to Nigeria, 2004-07
Mortimer M. Caplin
Business
11-Jul-1916   Caplin & Drysdale
Timothy Carhart
Actor
24-Dec-1953   Pink Cadillac
Chris Carmack
Actor
22-Dec-1980   Luke Ward on The O.C.
Jean Carnahan
Politician
20-Dec-1933   US Senator from Missouri, 2001-02
Jack Casady
Bassist
13-Apr-1944   Jefferson Airplane
Max Casella
Actor
6-Jun-1967   Benny Fazio on The Sopranos
Eva Cassidy
Singer
2-Feb-1963 2-Nov-1996 Eva by Heart
Michael Chabon
Novelist
24-May-1963   The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Jim Chapman
Politician
8-Mar-1945   Congressman from Texas, 1985-97
Dave Chappelle
Comic
24-Aug-1973   Chappelle's Show
J. C. Chasez
Singer
8-Aug-1976   *NSYNC
Tracy Chevalier
Novelist
1962   Girl with a Pearl Earring
Gabrielle Christian
Actor
30-Jul-1984   Spencer Carlin on South of Nowhere
Connie Chung
Journalist
20-Aug-1946   NBC news anchor
Alonzo Church
Mathematician
14-Jun-1903 11-Aug-1995 Lambda calculus, Church-Turing thesis
Ina Claire
Actor
15-Oct-1893 21-Feb-1985 Ninotchka
Bill Cobey
Politician
13-May-1939   Congressman from North Carolina, 1985-87
Stephen Colbert
Comic
13-May-1964   The Colbert Report
Lovida H. Coleman, Jr.
Attorney
21-May-1949   Partner, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan
Steve Coll
Journalist
8-Oct-1958   Ghost Wars
Bob Considine
Journalist
4-Nov-1906 25-Sep-1975 Ghostwriter, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Chet Culver
Politician
25-Jan-1966   Governor of Iowa, 2007-11
Whitney Cummings
Comic
4-Sep-1982   Whitney
Chris Cutler
Drummer
4-Jan-1947   Henry Cow
Adrian Dantley
Basketball
28-Feb-1956   Former NBA small forward
Tommy Davidson
Actor
18-Dec-1965   The Proud Family
F. Elwood Davis
Attorney
15-Dec-1915 17-Jan-2012 Prominent Washington lawyer
Raymond Davis, Jr.
Scientist
14-Oct-1914 31-May-2006 Detected solar neutrinos
Whitfield Diffie
Scientist
5-Jun-1944   Invented public key cryptography
Julian C. Dixon
Politician
8-Aug-1934 8-Dec-2000 Congressman from California, 1979-2000
DJ Spooky
Disc Jockey
1970   That Subliminal Kid
Maureen Dowd
Columnist
14-Jan-1952   New York Times columnist
Jim Doyle
Politician
23-Nov-1945   Governor of Wisconsin, 2003-11
Charles Drew
Doctor
3-Jun-1904 1-Apr-1950 First to separate blood plasma
John Foster Dulles
Government
25-Feb-1888 24-May-1959 Eisenhower's Secretary of State
Kevin Durant
Basketball
29-Sep-1988   Oklahoma City Thunder
Margaret O'Neill Eaton
Relative
1796 8-Nov-1879 War Secy.'s wife caused cabinet shakeup
Dartanyan Edmonds
Actor
3-Jan-1972   Deliver Us From Eva
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Relative
5-Jul-1948   Richard M. Nixon's daughter
Paul Ekman
Psychologist
15-Feb-1934   Facial Action Coding System
Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician
29-Apr-1899 24-May-1974 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Georgia Engel
Actor
28-Jul-1948   Georgette on Mary Tyler Moore
Hugh Everett
Physicist
11-Nov-1930 19-Jul-1982 Many Worlds Theory of quantum physics
Andrew Fastow
Business
22-Dec-1961   Disgraced CFO of Enron
Walter E. Fauntroy
Activist
6-Feb-1933   Congressman from DC, 1971-91
Ben Feldman
Actor
27-May-1980   Fred on Drop Dead Diva
Adrian Fenty
Politician
7-Dec-1970   Mayor of Washington DC, 2007-11
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
Government
28-Oct-1951   CEO of TIAA-CREF
Raul J. Fernandez
Business
c. 1967   Founder of Proxicom
Albert Fish
Criminal
19-May-1870 16-Jan-1936 Serial killer and cannibal
Hamilton Fish, Jr.
Politician
3-Jun-1926 23-Jul-1996 Congressman from New York, 1969-95
Jonathan Safran Foer
Novelist
21-Feb-1977   Everything Is Illuminated
Bill France, Jr.
Auto Racing
4-Apr-1933 4-Jun-2007 CEO of NASCAR, 1972-2003
Matt Frewer
Actor
4-Jan-1958   Max Headroom
Ann M. Fudge
Business
23-Apr-1951   CEO of Young & Rubicam, 2003-07
Isabelle Fuhrman
Actor
25-Feb-1997   Orphan
Ana Gasteyer
Actor
4-May-1967   Saturday Night Live
Marvin Gaye
Singer
2-Apr-1939 1-Apr-1984 Heard It Through the Grapevine
Nona Gaye
Actor
4-Sep-1974   The Polar Express
Johnny Gill
Singer
22-May-1966   R&B singer, New Edition
James M. Gilliss
Astronomer
6-Sep-1811 9-Feb-1865 Founder, US Naval Observatory
Ginuwine
Singer
15-Oct-1970   R&B singer, Pony
James Glassman
Publisher
1-Jan-1947   Roll Call editor
Joanna Going
Actor
22-Jul-1963   Phantoms
Amy Goodman
Radio Personality
13-Apr-1957   Host of Democracy Now!
Al Gore
Politician
31-Mar-1948   US Vice President under Clinton
Tipper Gore
First Lady
19-Aug-1948   Estranged wife of Al Gore
Jane Greer
Actor
9-Sep-1924 24-Aug-2001 Out of the Past
Dorian Gregory
Actor
26-Jan-1971   Darryl Morris on Charmed
David J. Gross
Physicist
19-Feb-1941   Deep structure of matter
Gilbert Gude
Politician
9-Mar-1923 7-Jun-2007 Congressman from Maryland, 1967-77
Tim Gunn
TV Personality
29-Jul-1953   Project Runway
Alan Hale, Sr.
Actor
10-Feb-1892 22-Jan-1950 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Regina Hall
Actor
12-Dec-1970   Scary Movie
Charles Halton
Actor
16-Mar-1876 16-Apr-1959 Bespectacled character actor
Nicholas Hammond
Actor
15-May-1950   The Sound of Music
Alyson Hannigan
Actor
24-Mar-1974   Willow on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Patricia Harty
Actor
5-Nov-1941   Greta Patterson on Occasional Wife
Helen Hayes
Actor
10-Oct-1900 17-Mar-1993 First Lady of the Theater
David Headley
Terrorist
30-Jun-1960   American implicated in Mumbai bombing
John Heard
Actor
7-Mar-1945   The Pelican Brief
Katherine Heigl
Actor
24-Nov-1978   Isobel Stevens on Grey's Anatomy
Smith Hempstone, Jr.
Diplomat
1-Feb-1929 19-Nov-2006 US Ambassador to Kenya, 1989-93
Wade Henderson
Activist
1948   Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Taraji P. Henson
Actor
11-Sep-1970   The Division
Edward Herrmann
Actor
21-Jul-1943   Richard Gilmore on Gilmore Girls
Fred Hiatt
Columnist
30-Apr-1955   Washington Post Editorial Page Editor
Frederick P. Hitz
Government
14-Oct-1939   CIA Inspector General, 1990-98
J. Holiday
Singer
22-Nov-1984   Bed
Jerome A. Holmes
Judge
18-Nov-1961   10th Circuit Court of Appeals
Robert Hooks
Actor
18-Apr-1937   Trouble Man
J. Edgar Hoover
Government
1-Jan-1895 2-May-1972 Director of the FBI, 1924-72
Hume Alexander Horan
Diplomat
13-Aug-1934 22-Jul-2004 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1988
Shirley Horn
Musician
1-May-1934 20-Oct-2005 Here's To Life
Tony Horwitz
Journalist
1959   Confederates in the Attic
Walter Howe
Diplomat
10-Jun-1907 8-Apr-1966 US Ambassador to Chile, 1958-61
Brit Hume
Journalist
22-Jun-1943   Fox News DC correspondent
Sandy Hume
Journalist
c. 1969 22-Feb-1998 The Hill Correspondent, 1996-98
William Hurt
Actor
20-Mar-1950   Altered States, Broadcast News
Gregory Itzin
Actor
20-Apr-1948   President Charles Logan on 24
Samuel L. Jackson
Actor
21-Dec-1948   Pulp Fiction
Shirley A. Jackson
Physicist
5-Aug-1946   NRC Chairman, 1995-99
Thomas Penfield Jackson
Judge
10-Jan-1937   Federal district court judge
Donna A. James
Business
30-Jun-1957   Former EVP at Nationwide
Franklyn G. Jenifer
Educator
26-Mar-1939   President of UT-Dallas, 1994-2003
Hank Johnson
Politician
2-Oct-1954   Congressman, Georgia 4th
Luci Baines Johnson
Relative
2-Jul-1947   Daughter of LBJ
Lynda Bird Johnson
Relative
19-Mar-1944   Daughter of LBJ
Stephen L. Johnson
Government
21-Mar-1951   EPA Administrator
Kristen Johnston
Actor
20-Sep-1967   3rd Rock from the Sun
Edward P. Jones
Author
1951   The Known World
Eddie Jordan
Basketball
29-Jan-1955   Retired NBA guard and coach
Max Julien
Actor
1945   The Mack
Robert G. Kaiser
Journalist
7-Apr-1943   So Damn Much Money
Samuel H. Kauffmann
Business
17-Jan-1924 4-Apr-2002 California tract housing developer
Jorma Kaukonen
Guitarist
23-Dec-1940   Jefferson Airplane
Brett M. Kavanaugh
Judge
12-Feb-1965   US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Relative
25-Nov-1960 16-Jul-1999 Son of John F. Kennedy
Kerry Kennedy
Activist
8-Sep-1959   Human rights activist
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Relative
17-Jan-1954   Son of Robert F. Kennedy
Kristie Kenney
Diplomat
c. 1955   US Ambassador to the Philippines
James Kimsey
Business
1939   AOL's founding CEO
Colbert King
Columnist
20-Sep-1939   Washington Post columnist
Michael Klosson
Diplomat
22-Aug-1949   US Ambassador to Cyprus, 2002-05
Suzanne Kosmas
Politician
25-Feb-1944   Congresswoman from Florida, 2009-11
Robert W. Lane
Business
14-Nov-1949   CEO of Deere, 2000-09
Owen Lattimore
Author
29-Jul-1900 31-May-1989 Scholar of Mongolia
Michael Learned
Actor
9-Apr-1939   The Waltons
Dave Lebling
Computer Programmer
30-Oct-1949   Co-Founder of Infocom, helped write Zork
Philip Leder
Biologist
19-Nov-1934   Harvard Geneticist
Hilary Liftin
Author
c. 1969   Candy and Me: A Love Story
John Walker Lindh
Criminal
9-Feb-1981   The American Taliban
John Davis Lodge
Politician
20-Oct-1903 29-Oct-1985 Governor of Connecticut, 1951-55
Rayford W. Logan
Historian
7-Jan-1897 4-Nov-1982 The Negro in American Life and Thought
Andrew Luck
Football
12-Sep-1989   Indianapolis Colts QB
Hall S. Lusk
Judge
21-Sep-1883 15-May-1983 Oregon State Supreme Court Justice, 1937-68
Lester L. Lyles
Military
20-Apr-1946   Commander, USAF Materiel Command, 2000-03
Ian MacKaye
Musician
16-Apr-1962   Punk rock icon
J. W. Marriott, Jr.
Business
25-Mar-1932   Billionaire, CEO of Marriott
David C. Martin
Journalist
28-Jul-1943   CBS News national security correspondent
Judith Martin
Columnist
13-Sep-1938   Miss Manners
Garrett Mattingly
Historian
6-May-1900 18-Dec-1962 Renaissance Diplomacy
Kevin Mattson
Historian
25-Dec-1966   Intellectuals in Action
Armistead Maupin
Author
13-May-1944   Tales of the City series
Christopher McCandless
Victim
12-Feb-1968 18-Aug-1992 Subject of Into the Wild
James McDaniel
Actor
25-Mar-1958   Lt. Arthur Fancy on NYPD Blue
Country Joe McDonald
Musician
1-Jan-1942   Country Joe and the Fish
Wesley L. McDonald
Military
6-Jul-1924 8-Feb-2008 Led 1983 invasion of Grenada
Punky Meadows
Guitarist
6-Feb-1950   Pouting guitarist, Angel
Christopher Meloni
Actor
2-Apr-1961   Law & Order: SVU, Oz
Francis E. Meloy, Jr.
Diplomat
28-Mar-1917 16-Jun-1976 US Ambassador to Lebanon, assassinated
Harold Melton
Judge
25-Sep-1966   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Bridgit Mendler
Actor
18-Dec-1992   Teddy Duncan on Good Luck Charlie
May Miller
Playwright
26-Jan-1899 8-Feb-1995 The Bog Guide
David Mills
Screenwriter
20-Nov-1961 30-Mar-2010 Writer for The Wire
Florence Mills
Singer
25-Jan-1896 1-Nov-1927 Jazz singer, Queen of Happiness
Judson Mills
Actor
10-May-1969   Walker, Texas Ranger
Karen Nelson Moore
Judge
19-Nov-1948   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Thomas Gale Moore
Economist
6-Nov-1930   Council of Economic Advisers, 1985-89
Diana G. Motz
Judge
15-Jul-1943   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Roger Mudd
Journalist
9-Feb-1928   Newscaster
Mary Murphy
Actor
26-Jan-1931 4-May-2011 The Wild One
Philip Musica
Business
1884 16-Dec-1938 Bootlegger, drug magnate, arms smuggler
Mya
Musician
10-Oct-1978   My Love Is Like...Wo
Hassan Nemazee
Business
27-Jan-1950   Nemazee Capital Corporation
Ron Nessen
Government
25-May-1934   Gerald Ford's press secretary
Ronald E. Neumann
Diplomat
30-Sep-1944   US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2005-07
Bob Newman
Radio Personality
1958   The Gunny Bob Show
Queen Noor
Royalty
23-Aug-1951   Queen of Jordan
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Politician
13-Jun-1937   Congresswoman, Washington DC
Michael Nouri
Actor
9-Dec-1945   Flashdance
Lisa Nowak
Astronaut
10-May-1963   According to lawyer, no diaper
Richard Nugent
Author
2-Jul-1906 27-May-1987 Harlem Renaissance writer
Bill Nye
TV Personality
27-Nov-1955   Bill Nye the Science Guy
Maureen O'Connor
Judge
7-Aug-1951   Justice, Ohio Supreme Court
Carl C. Perkins
Politician
6-Aug-1954   Congressman from Kentucky, 1984-93
Jane C. Pfeiffer
Business
29-Sep-1932   Chairman of NBC, 1978-81
Scott Plank
Actor
11-Nov-1958 24-Oct-2002 L.A. Takedown
Bill Posey
Politician
18-Dec-1947   Congressman, Florida 15th
Maury Povich
Talk Show Host
17-Jan-1939   The Maury Povich Show
J. A. Preston
Actor
?   Allen Brooks on All's Fair
Hugh B. Price
Activist
1941   President of the Urban League, 1994-2003
Martin Puryear
Sculptor
23-May-1941   Post-minimalist
Norman F. Ramsey
Physicist
27-Aug-1915 4-Nov-2011 Energy levels of atoms
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Novelist
8-Aug-1896 14-Dec-1953 The Yearling
J. Paul Reason
Military
22-Mar-1941   C-in-C of US Atlantic Fleet, 1996-99
Shari Redstone
Business
14-Apr-1954   President of National Amusements
Madlyn Rhue
Actor
3-Oct-1935 16-Dec-2003 Marjorie Grant on Bracken's World
Susan E. Rice
Diplomat
17-Nov-1964   US Ambassador to the UN
Frank Rich
Columnist
2-Jun-1949   New York magazine
Robert C. Richardson
Physicist
26-Jun-1937 19-Feb-2013 Superfluidity of helium-3
James W. Riddleberger
Diplomat
21-Sep-1904 17-Oct-1982 Chief of Central European Affairs, 1944-47
Adam G. Riess
Astronomer
1969   Accelerating expansion of the universe
Chita Rivera
Dancer
23-Jan-1933   Anita in West Side Story on Broadway
Elizabeth H. Roberts
Politician
17-Apr-1957   Lt. Governor of Rhode Island
Hugh G. Robinson
Military
4-Aug-1932   CEO of Global Building Systems
Mo Rocca
Comic
28-Jan-1969   Senior correspondent, The Daily Show
Henry Rollins
Musician
13-Feb-1961   Black Flag
Archie Roosevelt
Relative
9-Apr-1894 13-Oct-1979 Conservative leader against New Deal
Quentin Roosevelt
Relative
19-Nov-1897 14-Jul-1918 Theodore Roosevelt's son
Leonard Rose
Cellist
28-Jul-1918 16-Nov-1984 Virtuoso cellist
Tim Russ
Actor
22-Jun-1956   Tuvok on Star Trek: Voyager
Luke Russert
TV Personality
22-Aug-1985   NBC News corrspondent, son of Tim Russert
Melissa Sagemiller
Actor
1-Jun-1974   Gayle on Sleeper Cell
Pete Sampras
Tennis
12-Aug-1971   Fourteen Grand Slams
James Sanborn
Sculptor
1945   Kryptos sculpture at CIA Headquarters
Sheryl Sandberg
Business
28-Aug-1969   COO of Facebook
Miguel Sandoval
Actor
16-Nov-1951   D.A. Manuel Devalos on Medium
Eric Schmidt
Business
27-Apr-1955   CEO of Google, 2001-11
Susan Schwab
Government
23-Mar-1955   US Trade Representative
Bobby Scott
Politician
30-Apr-1947   Congressman, Virginia 3rd
Fred A. Seaton
Politician
11-Dec-1909 16-Jan-1974 US Secretary of the Interior, 1956-61
Louis Michael Seidman
Scholar
16-Feb-1947   Our Unsettled Constitution
Lou Sheldon
Activist
1934   Traditional Values Coalition
Kevin Shelley
Government
16-Nov-1955   California Secretary of State, 2003-05
Brad Silberling
Film Director
8-Sep-1963   City of Angels
Alexis Simendinger
Journalist
c. 1959   National Journal reporter
David Simon
Author
1960   The Wire
Christopher A. Sims
Economist
21-Oct-1942   Statistical theory of time series
Edna Skinner
Actor
23-May-1921 8-Aug-2003 Kay Addison on Mister Ed
Melanie Sloan
Activist
16-Dec-1965   Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Tucker Smallwood
Actor
22-Feb-1944   Space: Above and Beyond
Adam Smith
Politician
15-Jun-1965   Congressman, Washington 9th
John Philip Sousa
Composer
6-Nov-1854 6-Mar-1932 Stars and Stripes Forever
Harley O. Staggers, Jr.
Politician
22-Feb-1951   Congressman from West Virginia, 1983-93
Jackie Stallone
Relative
29-Nov-1921   Astrologer-Mother of Sylvester Stallone
Cliff Stearns
Politician
16-Apr-1941   Congressman, Florida 6th
Ben Stein
Game Show Host
25-Nov-1944   Host of Win Ben Stein's Money
Frances Sternhagen
Actor
13-Jan-1930   Misery
Ben Stevens
Politician
18-Mar-1959   Alaska state senator
Whit Stillman
Film Director
25-Jan-1952   The Last Days of Disco
Patrick T. Stokes
Business
1942   Chairman of Anheuser-Busch
David S. Tatel
Judge
16-Mar-1942   US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
Anna Diggs Taylor
Judge
9-Dec-1932   Federal judge
Rip Taylor
Comic
13-Jan-1934   Walking confetti fountain
Leigh Taylor-Young
Actor
25-Jan-1945   I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Ruy Teixeira
Author
15-Dec-1951   The Emerging Democratic Majority
Justin Theroux
Actor
10-Aug-1971   Mulholland Dr.
Cal Thomas
Columnist
2-Dec-1942   Fox News Watch
John Thompson
Basketball
2-Sep-1941   Georgetown Head Coach, 1972-99
Baratunde Thurston
Comic
11-Sep-1977   How to Be Black
Mary Timony
Musician
c. 1970   Frontwoman for Helium
Tony Todd
Actor
4-Dec-1954   Candyman
Jean Toomer
Author
26-Dec-1894 30-Mar-1967 Cane
Peter Tork
Musician
13-Feb-1942   Guitar and vocals for The Monkees
Christine A. Varney
Attorney
17-Dec-1955   Partner, Hogan & Hartson
Daniel Walker
Politician
6-Aug-1922   Governor of Illinois, 1973-77
John Warner
Politician
18-Feb-1927   US Senator from Virginia, 1979-2009
Bill Watterson
Cartoonist
5-Jul-1958   Reclusive creator of Calvin and Hobbes
Henry Watterson
Journalist
16-Feb-1840 22-Dec-1921 Founder of Louisville Courier-Journal
Robert C. Weaver
Government
29-Dec-1907 17-Jul-1997 US HUD Secretary, 1966-68
Ali Wentworth
Actor
12-Jan-1965   Elizabeth Goode on Head Case
Earle G. Wheeler
Military
13-Jan-1908 18-Dec-1975 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1964-70
John Edgar Wideman
Novelist
14-Jun-1941   Sent for You Yesterday
Delaney Williams
Actor
12-Dec-1962   Det. Landsman on The Wire
Kellie Williams
Actor
22-Mar-1976   Laura Winslow on Family Matters
Maury Wills
Baseball
2-Oct-1932   Stole 104 bases in 1962
Bob Wise
Politician
6-Jan-1948   Governor of West Virginia, 2001-05
Rob Wittman
Politician
3-Feb-1959   Congressman, Virginia 1st
Jerry M. Woodall
Inventor
c. 1938   Inventor of the red LED
Dennis R. Wraase
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Pepco Holdings, 2001-09
Jeffrey Wright
Actor
7-Dec-1965   Basquiat
William Allen Young
Actor
1953   Frank Mitchell on Moesha
Zane
Novelist
c. 1967   The Sex Chronicles

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Francis Adams, Jr.
Business
27-May-1835 20-May-1915 President of Union Pacific, 1884-90
Henry Adams
Historian
16-Feb-1838 28-Mar-1918 The Education of Henry Adams
John Quincy Adams
Head of State
11-Jul-1767 23-Feb-1848 6th US President, 1825-29
Louisa Adams
First Lady
12-Feb-1775 15-May-1852 Wife of US President John Quincy Adams
Robert Adams, Jr.
Politician
26-Feb-1849 1-Jun-1906 Congressman, committed suicide
Martin Agronsky
Journalist
12-Jan-1915 25-Jul-1999 Agronsky & Co.
Russell A. Alger
Government
27-Feb-1836 24-Jan-1907 McKinley's Secretary of War, 1897-99
Joseph Alsop
Journalist
11-Oct-1910 28-Aug-1989 Matter of Fact
Henry F. Ashurst
Politician
13-Sep-1874 31-May-1962 US Senator from Arizona, 1912-41
Les Aspin
Politician
21-Jul-1938 21-May-1995 US Secretary of Defense, 1993-94
Alfred L. Atherton
Diplomat
22-Nov-1921 30-Oct-2002 US Ambassador to Egypt, 1979-83
Lee Atwater
Politician
27-Feb-1951 29-Mar-1991 RNC Chairman, 1988-90
Red Auerbach
Basketball
20-Sep-1917 28-Oct-2006 Boston Celtics coach
Alexander T. Augusta
Doctor
8-Mar-1825 21-Dec-1890 First black battlefield surgeon
George Bancroft
Historian
3-Oct-1800 17-Jan-1891 A History of the United States
Philip Pendleton Barbour
Judge
25-May-1783 25-Feb-1841 US Supreme Court Justice, 1836-41
A. Doak Barnett
Scholar
8-Oct-1921 17-Mar-1999 China on the Eve of Communist Takeover
Mustafa Barzani
Military
14-Mar-1903 1-Mar-1979 Kurdish nationalist
Lucius Battle
Diplomat
1-Jun-1918 13-May-2008 US Ambassador to Egypt, 1964-67
Thomas M. Bayne
Politician
14-Jun-1836 16-Jun-1894 Congressman, committed suicide
James M. Beck
Politician
9-Jul-1861 12-Apr-1936 US Solicitor General, 1921-25
William W. Belknap
Government
22-Sep-1829 13-Oct-1890 US Secretary of War, impeached
Thomas Hart Benton
Politician
14-Mar-1782 10-Apr-1858 US Senator from Missouri, 1821-51
Samuel D. Berger
Diplomat
6-Dec-1911 12-Feb-1980 US Ambassador to South Korea, 1961-64
George M. Bibb
Politician
30-Oct-1776 14-Apr-1859 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1844-45
Leslie Biffle
Government
9-Oct-1880 6-Apr-1966 Secretary of the Senate
Hiram Bingham
Politician
19-Nov-1875 6-Jun-1956 US Senator, discovered Machu Picchu
James G. Blaine
Politician
31-Jan-1830 27-Jan-1893 Twice US Secretary of State
Tony Blankley
Pundit
21-Jan-1948 7-Jan-2012 McLaughlin Group pundit
Charles E. Bohlen
Diplomat
30-Aug-1904 31-Dec-1974 US Ambassador to USSR, 1953-57
Richard W. Bolling
Politician
17-May-1916 21-Apr-1991 Congressman from Missouri, 1949-83
Jeremy M. Boorda
Military
26-Nov-1939 16-May-1996 Chief of Naval Operations, 1994-96
Daniel Boorstin
Historian
1-Oct-1914 28-Feb-2004 The Creators
William E. Borah
Politician
29-Jun-1865 19-Jan-1940 US Senator from Idaho, 1907-40
Joseph P. Bradley
Judge
14-Mar-1813 22-Jan-1892 US Supreme Court Justice, 1870-92
Frank B. Brandegee
Politician
8-Jul-1864 14-Oct-1924 US Senator, committed suicide
Louis D. Brandeis
Judge
13-Nov-1856 5-Oct-1941 US Supreme Court Justice, 1916-39
Tom Brazaitis
Columnist
8-Aug-1940 30-Mar-2005 Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist
David Josiah Brewer
Judge
20-Jan-1837 28-Mar-1910 US Supreme Court Justice, 1890-1910
Andrew Brimmer
Economist
13-Sep-1926 7-Oct-2012 Federal Reserve Governor, 1966-74
Wallace R. Brode
Chemist
12-Jun-1900 10-Aug-1974 Absorption spectra of dyes
Robert S. Brookings
Business
22-Jan-1850 15-Nov-1932 Brookings Institution
Preston S. Brooks
Politician
5-Aug-1819 27-Jan-1857 Beat Charles Sumner with a cane
Arthur Brown
Politician
8-Mar-1843 13-Dec-1906 US Senator from Utah, 1896-97
George S. Brown
Military
17-Aug-1918 5-Dec-1978 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1974-78
L. Dean Brown
Diplomat
21-Aug-1920 2-May-2001 US Ambassador to Jordan, 1970-73
Winthrop G. Brown
Diplomat
12-Jul-1907 25-May-1987 US Ambassador to South Korea, 1964-67
Blanche K. Bruce
Politician
1-Mar-1841 17-Mar-1898 US Senator, former slave
David K. E. Bruce
Diplomat
12-Feb-1898 5-Dec-1977 US Ambassador to England, France, Germany
Philip W. Buchen
Government
17-Feb-1916 21-May-2001 White House Counsel, 1974-77
Art Buchwald
Columnist
20-Oct-1925 17-Jan-2007 Syndicated columnist and humorist
William Bulow
Politician
13-Jan-1869 26-Feb-1960 US Senator from South Dakota, 1931-43
Usher L. Burdick
Politician
21-Feb-1879 19-Aug-1960 Congressman from North Dakota
Warren Burger
Judge
17-Sep-1907 25-Jun-1995 US Chief Justice, 1969-86
Harold H. Burton
Judge
22-Jun-1888 28-Oct-1964 US Supreme Court Justice, 1945-58
Benjamin Franklin Butler
Attorney
5-Nov-1818 11-Jan-1893 Criminal lawyer, Civil War general
Pierce Butler
Judge
17-Mar-1866 16-Nov-1939 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-39
Patricia M. Byrne
Diplomat
1-Jun-1925 23-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Burma, 1979-83
Katharine Byron
Politician
25-Oct-1903 28-Dec-1976 Congresswoman from Maryland, 1941-43
John C. Calhoun
Politician
18-Mar-1782 31-Mar-1850 US Vice President, champion of the South
Clarence Cannon
Politician
11-Apr-1879 12-May-1964 Congressman from Missouri, 1923-64
Leonard Carmichael
Educator
9-Nov-1898 16-Sep-1973 Smithsonian Chief, 1953-64
Eugene Asa Carr
Military
20-Mar-1830 2-Dec-1910 Union Army General
Orlow W. Chapman
Government
7-Jan-1832 19-Jan-1890 US Solicitor General, 1889-90
Isaac Chauncey
Military
20-Feb-1772 27-Feb-1840 US Naval commander, War of 1812
Dennis Chavez
Politician
8-Apr-1888 18-Nov-1962 US Senator from New Mexico, 1935-62
Francis Cherry
Politician
5-Sep-1908 15-Jul-1965 Governor of Arkansas, 1953-55
Champ Clark
Politician
7-Mar-1850 2-Mar-1921 Speaker of the US House, 1911-19
Henry Clay
Politician
12-Apr-1777 29-Jun-1852 American statesman and orator
George Clinton
Military
26-Jul-1739 20-Apr-1812 US Vice President, 1805-12
William W. Coblentz
Astronomer
20-Nov-1873 15-Sep-1962 Infrared spectroscopy
Jeffery Cohelan
Politician
24-Jun-1914 15-Feb-1999 Congressman from California, 1959-71
Morris Raphael Cohen
Philosopher
25-Jul-1880 28-Jan-1947 Reason and Nature
Cardiss Collins
Politician
24-Sep-1931 2-Feb-2013 Congresswoman from Illinois, 1973-97
Samuel C. Collins
Chemist
28-Dec-1898 19-Jun-1984 Collins-type cryocooler
John S. Cooper
Politician
23-Aug-1901 21-Feb-1991 US Senator from Kentucky
Royal S. Copeland
Politician
7-Nov-1868 17-Jul-1938 US Senator from New York, 1923-38
Frank Corder
Aviator
26-May-1956 12-Sep-1994 Crashed a Cessna into White House lawn
Guy Cordon
Politician
24-Apr-1890 8-Jun-1969 US Senator from Oregon, 1944-55
Thomas Corwin
Politician
29-Jul-1794 18-Dec-1865 Ohio Governor, Senator, Treasury Secretary
Shelby M. Cullom
Politician
22-Nov-1829 28-Jan-1914 Governor and Senator from Illinois
Charles Curtis
Politician
25-Jan-1860 8-Feb-1936 US Vice President, 1929-33
William Barker Cushing
Military
4-Nov-1842 17-Dec-1874 Civil War naval hero
Lloyd Cutler
Attorney
10-Nov-1917 8-May-2005 White House Counsel for Carter, Clinton
Emilio Daddario
Politician
24-Sep-1918 6-Jul-2010 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-71
Justin Dart, Jr.
Activist
29-Aug-1930 22-Jun-2002 Father of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Sam Dash
Government
27-Feb-1925 29-May-2004 Chief counsel, Senate Watergate committee
Joseph E. Davies
Diplomat
29-Nov-1876 9-May-1958 US Ambassador to the USSR, 1937-38
F. Elwood Davis
Attorney
15-Dec-1915 17-Jan-2012 Prominent Washington lawyer
Henry G. Davis
Politician
16-Nov-1823 11-Mar-1916 US Senator from West Virginia, 1871-83
Olcott H. Deming
Diplomat
28-Feb-1909 20-Mar-2007 First US Ambassador to Uganda, 1963-66
W. Edwards Deming
Mathematician
14-Oct-1900 20-Dec-1993 Quality Control guru
George H. Dern
Government
8-Sep-1872 27-Aug-1936 Governor of Utah, 1925-33
George Dewey
Military
26-Dec-1837 16-Jan-1917 Sank the Spanish fleet at Manila
Charles Diggs, Jr.
Politician
2-Dec-1922 24-Aug-1998 Congressman from Michigan, 1955-80
Nelson Dingley, Jr.
Politician
15-Feb-1832 13-Jan-1899 Congressman from Maine, 1881-99
Everett Dirksen
Politician
4-Jan-1896 7-Sep-1969 US Senator from Illinois, 1951-69
Jeane Dixon
Paranormal
5-Jan-1918 25-Jan-1997 High profile astrologer
Terry Dolan
Activist
1950 28-Dec-1986 Conservative activist
Wild Bill Donovan
Government
1-Jan-1883 8-Feb-1959 Founded the OSS
Paul H. Douglas
Politician
26-Mar-1892 24-Sep-1976 US Senator from Illinois, 1949-67
William O. Douglas
Judge
16-Oct-1898 19-Jan-1980 US Supreme Court Justice, 1939-75
Frederick Douglass
Activist
Feb-1817 20-Feb-1895 Anti-slavery activist and autobiographer
Robert Drinan
Politician
15-Nov-1920 28-Jan-2007 Jesuit priest, Massachusetts Congressman
James H. Duff
Politician
21-Jan-1883 20-Dec-1969 Governor of Pennsylvania, 1947-51
Allen W. Dulles
Spy
7-Apr-1893 29-Jan-1969 CIA Director, 1953-61
Martin P. Durkin
Government
18-Mar-1894 19-Jan-1955 US Secretary of Labor, 1953
Andrea Dworkin
Activist
26-Sep-1946 9-Apr-2005 Anti-pornography activist
William J. Dyess
Diplomat
1-Aug-1929 6-Jan-1996 US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1982-83
Margaret O'Neill Eaton
Relative
1796 8-Nov-1879 War Secy.'s wife caused cabinet shakeup
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Head of State
14-Oct-1890 28-Mar-1969 34th US President, 1953-61
Mamie Eisenhower
First Lady
14-Nov-1896 1-Nov-1979 Ike's First Lady
C. Burke Elbrick
Diplomat
25-Mar-1908 1983 Career US Ambassador
John A. Elston
Politician
10-Feb-1874 15-Dec-1921 US Congressman from California, 1915-21
Clair Engle
Politician
21-Sep-1911 30-Jul-1964 US Senator from California, 1959-64
Rowland Evans
Columnist
28-Apr-1921 23-Mar-2001 Evans and Novak
Charles Fahy
Attorney
27-Aug-1892 17-Sep-1979 Solicitor General, Appellate Judge
William J. Fellner
Economist
31-May-1905 15-Sep-1983 Council of Economic Advisers, 1973-75
Stephen J. Field
Judge
4-Nov-1816 9-Apr-1899 US Supreme Court Justice, 1863-97
Abigail Fillmore
First Lady
13-Mar-1798 30-Mar-1853 Wife of US President Millard Fillmore
Hamilton Fish, Jr.
Politician
3-Jun-1926 23-Jul-1996 Congressman from New York, 1969-95
John Spalding Flannery
Attorney
16-May-1870 17-Feb-1954 Prominent Washington attorney
Duncan U. Fletcher
Politician
6-Jan-1859 17-Jun-1936 Congressman from Florida, 1909-36
John Forsyth
Politician
22-Oct-1780 21-Oct-1841 US Secretary of State, 1834-41
Abe Fortas
Judge
19-Jun-1910 5-Apr-1982 US Supreme Court Justice, 1965-69
Bob Fosse
Choreographer
23-Jun-1927 23-Sep-1987 Choreographer
John W. Foster
Diplomat
2-Mar-1836 15-Mar-1917 US Secretary of State, 1892-93
Felix Frankfurter
Judge
15-Nov-1882 22-Feb-1965 US Supreme Court Justice, 1939-62
E. Franklin Frazier
Sociologist
24-Sep-1894 17-May-1962 Black Bourgeoisie
Al Freeman, Jr.
Actor
21-Mar-1934 10-Aug-2012 Malcolm X
Betty Friedan
Activist
4-Feb-1921 4-Feb-2006 Rights for women spokesperson
William Friedman
Scientist
24-Sep-1891 12-Nov-1969 Cryptography pioneer
J. William Fulbright
Politician
9-Apr-1905 9-Feb-1995 Conceived the Fulbright Scholarships
James Rudolph Garfield
Politician
17-Oct-1865 24-Mar-1950 US Secretary of the Interior, 1907-09
Finis J. Garrett
Politician
26-Aug-1875 25-May-1956 Congressman from Tennessee, 1905-29
Elbridge Gerry
Politician
17-Jul-1744 23-Nov-1814 Patron saint of Gerrymandering
Philip Geyelin
Journalist
27-Feb-1923 9-Jan-2004 Former editor, The Washington Post
James M. Gilliss
Astronomer
6-Sep-1811 9-Feb-1865 Founder, US Naval Observatory
Paul Gillmor
Politician
1-Feb-1939 5-Sep-2007 Congressman from Ohio, 1989-2007
Carter Glass
Politician
4-Jan-1858 28-May-1946 US Senator from Virginia, 1920-46
William H. Gleysteen
Politician
8-May-1926 6-Dec-2002 US Ambassador to South Korea, 1978-81
Arthur J. Goldberg
Judge
8-Aug-1908 19-Jan-1990 Supreme Court Justice, 1962-65
Charles E. Goodell
Politician
16-Mar-1926 21-Jan-1987 US Senator from New York, 1968-71
John Oliver La Gorce
Explorer
22-Sep-1880 23-Dec-1959 Antarctica explorer, National Geographic editor
Kermit Gordon
Economist
1916 1976 Council of Economic Advisers, 1961-62
Thomas P. Gore
Politician
10-Dec-1870 16-Mar-1949 Blind US Senator from Oklahoma
Julia Grant
First Lady
26-Jan-1826 14-Dec-1902 Wife of US President Ulysses Grant
Gordon Gray
Government
30-May-1909 26-Nov-1982 Secretary of the Army, 1949-50
Walter Q. Gresham
Government
17-Mar-1832 28-May-1895 US Secretary of State, 1893-95
Ernest Gruening
Politician
6-Feb-1887 26-Jun-1974 US Senator from Alaska, 1959-69
Gilbert Gude
Politician
9-Mar-1923 7-Jun-2007 Congressman from Maryland, 1967-77
Joseph F. Guffey
Politician
29-Dec-1870 6-Mar-1959 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1935-47
Charles Guiteau
Assassin
8-Sep-1841 30-Jun-1882 Assassin of President Garfield
Edith Hamilton
Educator
12-Aug-1867 31-May-1963 The Greek Way
Virginia Hammond
Actor
20-Aug-1893 6-Apr-1972 Romeo and Juliet
Marcus Alonzo Hanna
Politician
24-Sep-1837 15-Feb-1904 Senator from Ohio, kingmaker
Raymond A. Hare
Diplomat
3-Apr-1901 9-Feb-1994 US Mideast Ambassador
John Marshall Harlan
Judge
1-Jun-1833 14-Oct-1911 US Supreme Court Justice, 1877-1911
John Marshall Harlan
Judge
20-May-1899 29-Dec-1971 US Supreme Court Justice, 1955-71
Sidney Harman
Business
5-Aug-1918 12-Apr-2011 Founder of Harman International
Patricia Roberts Harris
Government
31-May-1924 23-Mar-1985 Cabinet Secretary under Jimmy Carter
Caroline Harrison
First Lady
1-Oct-1832 25-Oct-1892 Wife of US President Benjamin Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Head of State
9-Feb-1773 4-Apr-1841 9th US President, 1841
Parker T. Hart
Diplomat
28-Sep-1910 15-Oct-1997 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1961-65
George Hearst
Business
3-Sep-1820 28-Feb-1891 Patriarch of Hearst family fortune
Anthony Hecht
Poet
16-Jan-1923 20-Oct-2004 The Hard Hours
Dorothy Height
Activist
24-Mar-1912 20-Apr-2010 National Council of Negro Women
Richard Helms
Government
30-Mar-1913 22-Oct-2002 CIA Director, 1966-73
Thomas C. Hennings, Jr.
Politician
25-Jun-1903 13-Sep-1960 US Senator from Missouri, 1951-60
Joseph Henry
Physicist
17-Dec-1797 13-May-1878 Discovered electromagnetic induction
Herblock
Cartoonist
13-Oct-1909 7-Oct-2001 Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post
Christian Herter, Jr.
Government
29-Jan-1919 16-Sep-2007 First Chairman, New York Urban Coalition
Christian Herter
Politician
28-Mar-1895 30-Dec-1966 US Secretary of State, 1959-61
Joseph H. Himes
Politician
15-Aug-1885 9-Sep-1960 Congressman from Ohio, 1921-23
Ethan A. Hitchcock
Business
19-Sep-1835 9-Apr-1909 US Interior Secretary, 1899-1907
Peter Hoagland
Politician
17-Nov-1941 30-Oct-2007 Congressman from Nebraska, 1989-95
James Hoban
Architect
c. 1758 8-Dec-1831 Architect of the White House
Helen Hokinson
Cartoonist
29-Jun-1893 1-Nov-1949 Cartoonist for The New Yorker
Richard C. Holbrooke
Diplomat
24-Apr-1941 13-Dec-2010 US Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan
John H. Holdridge
Diplomat
21-Aug-1924 12-Jul-2001 US Ambassador to Indonesia, 1983-86
Christopher Van Hollen
Diplomat
23-Sep-1922 30-Jan-2012 US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1972-76
Herman Hollerith
Inventor
29-Feb-1860 17-Nov-1929 Invented the punchcard
Julius C. Holmes
Diplomat
24-Apr-1899 15-Jul-1968 US Ambassador to Iran, 1961-65
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Judge
8-Mar-1841 6-Mar-1935 US Supreme Court Justice, 1902-32
J. Edgar Hoover
Government
1-Jan-1895 2-May-1972 Director of the FBI, 1924-72
Shirley Horn
Musician
1-May-1934 20-Oct-2005 Here's To Life
James J. Howard
Politician
24-Jul-1927 25-Mar-1988 Congressman from New Jersey, 1965-88
Henry M. Hoyt
Attorney
5-Dec-1856 20-Nov-1910 US Solicitor General, 1903-09
Lester C. Hunt
Politician
8-Jul-1892 19-Jun-1954 US Senator, committed suicide
Ward Hunt
Judge
14-Jun-1810 24-Mar-1886 US Supreme Court Justice, 1873-82
Harold Ickes
Government
15-Mar-1874 3-Feb-1952 US Secretary of the Interior, 1933-46
Eugene Istomin
Pianist
26-Nov-1925 10-Oct-2003 American piano prodigy
Rachel Jackson
First Lady
Jun-1767 22-Dec-1828 Wife of US President Andrew Jackson
Robert H. Jackson
Judge
13-Feb-1892 9-Oct-1954 US Supreme Court Justice, 1941-54
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Author
1813 7-Mar-1897 Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Cheddi Jagan
Head of State
22-Mar-1918 6-Mar-1997 President of Guyana, 1992-97
J. Franklin Jameson
Historian
19-Sep-1859 28-Sep-1937 Dictionary of United States History
Jay Johnson
Politician
30-Sep-1943 17-Oct-2009 Congressman from Wisconsin, 1997-99
Louis A. Johnson
Government
10-Jan-1891 24-Apr-1966 US Secretary of Defense, 1949-50
Walter Johnson
Baseball
6-Nov-1887 10-Dec-1946 American League MVP in 1913 and 1924
Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Military
3-Feb-1807 21-Mar-1891 Confederate General, surrendered to Sherman
G. Lewis Jones
Diplomat
18-May-1907 13-Nov-1971 US Ambassador to Tunisia, 1956-59
Ernest Just
Biologist
14-Aug-1883 27-Oct-1941 Cell surfaces and egg fertilization
Philip M. Kaiser
Diplomat
12-Jul-1913 24-May-2007 US Ambassador to Austria, 1980-81
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920 25-Jan-2013 US Ambassador to the CSCE
William D. Kelley
Government
12-Apr-1814 9-Jan-1890 Powerful 19th century Congressman
Amos Kendall
Government
16-Aug-1789 12-Nov-1869 Key advisor to Andrew Jackson
Samuel A. Kendall
Politician
1-Nov-1859 8-Jan-1933 Congressman, committed suicide
Richard T. Kennedy
Diplomat
24-Dec-1919 11-Jan-1998 US Ambassador for Nuclear Energy Policy
Robert S. Kerr
Politician
11-Sep-1896 1-Jan-1963 Governor and Senator from Oklahoma
Leon H. Keyserling
Economist
22-Jan-1908 9-Aug-1987 Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-53
James J. Kilpatrick
Columnist
1-Nov-1920 15-Aug-2010 Conservative columnist, Point-Counterpoint
Alan G. Kirk
Military
30-Oct-1888 15-Oct-1963 US Navy Admiral, Ambassador to USSR
Lane Kirkland
Labor Leader
12-Mar-1922 14-Aug-1999 AFL-CIO President, 1979-95
Catherine Baker Knoll
Politician
3-Sep-1930 12-Nov-2008 Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania, 2003-08
Frank Knox
Politician
1-Jan-1874 28-Apr-1944 US Secretary of the Navy, 1940-44
Philander Knox
Government
6-May-1853 12-Oct-1921 US Secretary of State, 1909-13
Robert M. La Follette
Politician
14-Jun-1855 20-Jun-1925 Governor and Senator from Wisconsin
Robert M. La Follette, Jr.
Politician
6-Feb-1895 24-Feb-1953 US Senator, committed suicide
Joseph Rucker Lamar
Judge
15-Oct-1857 2-Jan-1916 US Supreme Court Justice, 1911-16
Jonathan Homer Lane
Astronomer
9-Aug-1819 3-May-1880 Gravitational equilibrium of the Sun
William Langer
Politician
30-Sep-1886 8-Nov-1959 Governor and Senator from North Dakota
John Mercer Langston
Politician
14-Dec-1829 15-Nov-1897 First black Congressman elected from Virginia
Lyman L. Lemnitzer
Military
29-Aug-1899 12-Nov-1988 Supreme Allied Commander, 1963-69
Irving R. Levine
Journalist
26-Aug-1922 27-Mar-2009 NBC Correspondent, 1950-95
Chandra Levy
Victim
14-Apr-1977 1-May-2001 Gary Condit's dead intern
James Roderick Lilley
Diplomat
15-Jan-1928 12-Nov-2009 US Ambassador to China, 1989-91
Abraham Lincoln
Head of State
12-Feb-1809 15-Apr-1865 16th US President, 1861-65
Sol Linowitz
Business
17-Dec-1913 18-Mar-2005 Negotiated return of the Panama Canal
Henry Brockholst Livingston
Judge
25-Nov-1757 18-Mar-1823 US Supreme Court Justice, 1807-23
Belva Lockwood
Activist
24-Oct-1830 19-May-1917 Feminist
John A. Logan
Military
8-Feb-1826 27-Dec-1886 Union Army General, US Senator
Rayford W. Logan
Historian
7-Jan-1897 4-Nov-1982 The Negro in American Life and Thought
Vince Lombardi
Football
11-Jun-1913 3-Sep-1970 Winning isn't everything, It's the only thing
Russell Long
Politician
3-Nov-1918 9-May-2003 US Senator from Louisiana, 1948-87
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Socialite
12-Feb-1884 20-Feb-1980 The Other Washington Monument
Morris Louis
Painter
24-Nov-1912 7-Sep-1962 Abstract expressionist
Clare Boothe Luce
Politician
10-Apr-1903 9-Oct-1987 Congresswoman, wife of Henry R. Luce
Douglas MacArthur
Military
26-Jan-1880 5-Apr-1964 General of the Army
Douglas MacArthur II
Diplomat
5-Jul-1909 15-Nov-1997 Career US Ambassador
Wayne MacVeagh
Government
19-Apr-1833 11-Jan-1917 US Attorney General, 1881
Dolley Madison
First Lady
20-May-1768 12-Jul-1849 Wife of US President James Madison
Alfred Thayer Mahan
Author
27-Sep-1840 1-Dec-1914 The Influence of Sea Power upon History
George W. Malone
Politician
7-Aug-1890 19-May-1961 US Senator from Nevada, 1947-59
James R. Mann
Politician
20-Oct-1856 30-Nov-1922 Congressman from Illinois, 1897-1922
Mike Mansfield
Politician
16-Mar-1903 5-Oct-2001 US Senator from Montana, 1953-77
Leonard H. Marks
Diplomat
5-Mar-1916 11-Aug-2006 Washington lawyer, diplomat
George C. Marshall
Military
31-Dec-1880 16-Oct-1959 US Army Chief of Staff, 1939-45
Thomas R. Marshall
Politician
14-Mar-1854 1-Jun-1925 Vice President under Wilson
Edwin M. Martin
Government
21-May-1908 12-Jan-2002 US Ambassador to Argentina, 1964-68
William McChesney Martin
Economist
17-Dec-1906 29-Jul-1998 Federal Reserve Chairman, 1951-70
H. Freeman Matthews
Diplomat
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Judge
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William G. McAdoo
Politician
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John S. McCain, Jr.
Military
17-Jan-1911 22-Mar-1981 Admiral, Father of John McCain
Eugene McCarthy
Politician
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Sarah McClendon
Journalist
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Robert McClory
Politician
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Robert McNamara
Government
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Charles L. McNary
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James C. McReynolds
Judge
3-Feb-1862 24-Aug-1946 US Supreme Court Justice, 1914-41
George Meany
Labor Leader
16-Aug-1894 10-Jan-1980 AFL-CIO President, 1955-79
Livingston T. Merchant
Diplomat
23-Nov-1903 15-May-1976 Twice US Ambassador to Canada
Nelson A. Miles
Military
8-Aug-1839 15-May-1925 Army volunteer promoted to Commanding General
G. William Miller
Government
9-Mar-1925 17-Mar-2006 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1979-81
Kelly Miller
Sociologist
23-Jul-1863 29-Dec-1939 Out of the House of Bondage
May Miller
Playwright
26-Jan-1899 8-Feb-1995 The Bog Guide
Samuel Freeman Miller
Judge
5-Apr-1816 13-Oct-1890 US Supreme Court Justice, 1862-90
Robert Mills
Architect
12-Aug-1781 3-Mar-1855 Washington Monument
John Mitchell
Government
15-Sep-1913 9-Nov-1988 US Attorney General, Watergate figure
John S. Monagan
Politician
23-Dec-1911 23-Oct-2005 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-73
Joseph Montoya
Politician
24-Sep-1915 8-Jun-1978 US Senator from New Mexico, 1964-77
Charlotte E. Moore
Astronomer
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Steven Muller
Educator
22-Nov-1927 19-Jan-2013 President of Johns Hopkins, 1972-90
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Diplomat
28-Oct-1894 9-Jan-1978 Envoy in French North Africa, 1940-42
Ed Muskie
Politician
28-Mar-1914 26-Mar-1996 US Senator from Maine, 1959-80
Simon Newcomb
Astronomer
12-Mar-1835 11-Jul-1909 Nautical Almanac
Ernest Fox Nichols
Physicist
1-Jun-1869 29-Apr-1924 Infrared radiation
William F. Nichols
Politician
16-Oct-1918 13-Dec-1988 Congressman from Alabama, 1967-88
Jean Nicholas Nicollet
Explorer
24-Jul-1786 11-Sep-1843 Surveyor of the Mississippi basin
Robert A. Nisbet
Sociologist
30-Sep-1913 9-Sep-1996 The Sociological Tradition
William Niskanen
Administrator
13-Mar-1933 26-Oct-2011 Chairman of the Cato Institute
Paul Nitze
Diplomat
16-Jan-1907 19-Oct-2004 US cold warrior
Robert Novak
Columnist
26-Feb-1931 18-Aug-2009 Conservative ideologue, outed Valerie Plame
Gerald P. Nye
Politician
19-Dec-1892 17-Jul-1971 US Senator from North Dakota, 1925-45
Arthur M. Okun
Economist
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Henry D. Owen
Diplomat
26-Aug-1920 5-Nov-2011 US Ambassador at Large, 1977-81
Robert Latham Owen
Politician
2-Feb-1856 19-Jul-1947 Senator from Oklahoma, 1907-25
A. Mitchell Palmer
Government
4-May-1872 11-May-1936 US Attorney General, Palmer Raids
Richard B. Parker
Diplomat
3-Jul-1923 7-Jan-2011 US Ambassador to Morocco, 1978-79
Robert E. Peary
Explorer
6-May-1856 20-Feb-1920 First to reach the North Pole
Boies Penrose
Politician
1-Nov-1860 31-Dec-1921 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1897-1921
Claude Pepper
Politician
8-Sep-1900 30-May-1989 Congressman from Florida, 1963-89
Charles H. Percy
Politician
27-Sep-1919 17-Sep-2011 US Senator from Illinois, 1967-85
Osgood Perkins
Actor
16-May-1893 21-Sep-1937 Broadway and radio actor
Philip B. Perlman
Attorney
5-Mar-1890 31-Jul-1960 US Solicitor General, 1947-52
John J. Pershing
Military
13-Sep-1860 15-Jul-1948 General of the Armies of the United States
Samuel F. Phillips
Attorney
18-Feb-1824 18-Nov-1903 US Solicitor General, 1872-85
Samuel R. Pierce
Politician
8-Sep-1922 31-Oct-2000 US Secretary of HUD, 1981-89
Albert Pike
Military
29-Dec-1809 2-Apr-1891 Confederate general, Freemason
Mahlon Pitney
Judge
5-Feb-1858 9-Dec-1924 US Supreme Court Justice, 1912-22
Leonidas LaFayette Polk
Agriculturalist
24-Apr-1837 11-Jun-1892 Agrarian reformer
John G. Pollard
Politician
4-Aug-1871 28-Apr-1937 Governor of Virginia, 1930-34
David H. Popper
Diplomat
3-Oct-1912 24-Jul-2008 US Ambassador to Chile, 1974-77
Robert Prosky
Actor
13-Dec-1930 8-Dec-2008 Pat Chase on Veronica's Closet
Carroll Quigley
Educator
9-Nov-1910 3-Jan-1977 Harvard professor, mentor to Bill Clinton
Samuel Jackson Randall
Politician
10-Oct-1828 13-Apr-1890 Speaker of the US House, 1876-81
William Raspberry
Columnist
12-Oct-1935 17-Jul-2012 The Washington Post
J. Donald Rauth
Business
1918 28-Dec-2005 CEO of Martin Marietta, 1973-83
John H. Reed
Politician
5-Jan-1921 31-Oct-2012 Governor of Maine, 1959-67
Thomas B. Reed
Politician
18-Oct-1839 7-Dec-1902 Speaker of the House, 1889-91 and 1895-99
Walter Reed
Scientist
13-Sep-1851 22-Nov-1902 Proved mosquitos spread Yellow Fever
Stanley R. Resor
Government
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James Reston
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3-Nov-1909 6-Dec-1995 The New York Times
Nicholas A. Rey
Business
23-Jan-1938 14-Jan-2009 US Ambassador to Poland, 1993-97
Frank Reynolds
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29-Nov-1923 20-Jul-1983 Former ABC News anchor
Wilds Preston Richardson
Military
20-Mar-1861 20-May-1929 Brigadier General, invaded Russia
William A. Richardson
Politician
2-Nov-1821 19-Oct-1896 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1873-74
Thomas C. Riggs
Politician
17-Oct-1873 16-Jan-1945 Territorial Governor of Alaska, 1918-21
Joe T. Robinson
Politician
26-Aug-1872 14-Jul-1937 US Senator from Arkansas, 1913-37
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Paul G. Rogers
Politician
4-Jun-1921 13-Oct-2008 Congressman from Florida, 1955-79
John J. Rooney
Politician
29-Nov-1903 26-Oct-1975 Congressman from New York, 1944-74
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Government
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Government
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Stephen Solarz
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Lawrence E. Spivak
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A. Owsley Stanley
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Edwin M. Stanton
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William A. Steiger
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Harlan Fiske Stone
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11-Oct-1872 22-Apr-1946 US Supreme Court Justice, 1925-46
William J. Stone
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7-May-1848 14-Apr-1918 Governor and Senator from Missouri
Charles Sumner
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6-Jan-1811 11-Mar-1874 Anti-slavery Senator from Massachusetts
Howard Sutherland
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8-Sep-1865 12-Mar-1950 US Senator from West Virginia, 1917-23
John Augustus Sutter
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15-Feb-1803 18-Jun-1880 California gold rush
Jack Swigert
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30-Aug-1931 27-Dec-1982 Command Module Pilot on Apollo 13
Mike Synar
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Helen Taft
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2-Jun-1861 22-May-1943 Wife of US President William Howard Taft
William Howard Taft
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Roger Brooke Taney
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17-Mar-1777 12-Oct-1864 US Chief Justice, 1836-64
Maxwell D. Taylor
Military
26-Aug-1901 19-Apr-1987 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1962-64
Zachary Taylor
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24-Nov-1784 9-Jul-1850 12th President of the United States
Vernon W. Thomson
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William Thornton
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20-May-1759 28-Mar-1828 First architect of the US Capitol
Griselio Torresola
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Alexander Trowbridge
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12-Dec-1929 27-Apr-2006 US Secretary of Commerce, 1967-68
Letitia Tyler
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Mo Udall
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Jack Valenti
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Hoyt Vandenberg
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24-Jan-1899 2-Apr-1954 CIA Director, 1946-47
Guy Vander Jagt
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A. Devitt Vanech
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26-Mar-1906 10-Sep-1967 Deputy US Attorney General, 1951-52
Fred Vinson
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22-Jan-1890 8-Sep-1953 US Chief Justice, 1946-53
John von Neumann
Mathematician
28-Dec-1903 8-Feb-1957 Computing pioneer, inventor of Game Theory
James W. Wadsworth, Jr.
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Morrison Waite
Judge
29-Nov-1816 23-Mar-1888 US Chief Justice, 1874-88
Robert J. Walker
Politician
23-Jul-1801 11-Nov-1869 Mississippi Senator, Treasury Secretary
Henry C. Wallace
Government
11-May-1866 25-Oct-1924 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1921-24
Henry C. Wallich
Economist
10-Jun-1914 16-Sep-1988 Council of Economic Advisers, 1959-61
Lester Frank Ward
Sociologist
18-Jun-1841 18-Apr-1913 Dynamic Sociology
Earl Warren
Judge
19-Mar-1891 9-Jul-1974 US Chief Justice, 1953-69
James E. Watson
Politician
2-Nov-1864 29-Jul-1948 US Senator from Indiana, 1916-33
James Moore Wayne
Judge
1790 5-Jul-1867 US Supreme Court Justice, 1835-67
Charles W. Whalen, Jr.
Politician
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Burton K. Wheeler
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Edward Douglass White
Judge
3-Nov-1845 19-May-1921 US Chief Justice, 1910-21
Frank White
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12-Dec-1856 23-Mar-1940 Governor of North Dakota, 1901-05
Thomas D. White
Military
6-Aug-1901 22-Dec-1965 USAF Chief of Staff, 1957-61
Edith Wilson
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15-Oct-1872 28-Dec-1961 Second wife of US President Woodrow Wilson
Ellen Wilson
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15-May-1860 6-Aug-1914 First wife of US President Woodrow Wilson
Henry Wilson
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16-Feb-1812 22-Nov-1875 Vice President under Grant
Woodrow Wilson
Head of State
28-Dec-1856 3-Feb-1924 28th US President, 1913-21
William Wirt
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8-Nov-1772 18-Feb-1834 US Attorney General, 1817-29
Willard Wirtz
Government
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William Burnham Woods
Judge
3-Aug-1824 14-May-1887 US Supreme Court Justice, 1881-87
Robert F. Woodward
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1-Oct-1908 18-May-2001 US Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1954-58
Jerauld Wright
Military
4-Jun-1898 27-Apr-1995 US Atlantic Fleet Commander, 1954-60
Sidney Yates
Politician
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Charles W. Yost
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Stephen M. Young
Politician
4-May-1889 1-Dec-1984 US Senator from Ohio, 1959-71
Luther W. Youngdahl
Politician
29-May-1896 21-Jun-1978 Governor of Minnesota, 1947-51



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