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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Hilliard Polk - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Army- In World War II commanded the 3rd Cavalry Group, the unit known as "Task Force Polk" and spearheaded many advances by General Walton Walker's XX Corps; part of General George Patton's Third Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames McHenry Irish-Born Founding Father - Baltimore MD

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In 1787, McHenry signed the U.S. Constitution as a member of the Continental Congress from Maryland. He served as Secretary of War under presidents Washington and Adams, remaining a staunch Federalist until his death in 1816.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 8/1/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonSamuel Smith - Baltimore MD

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Samuel Smith, Lt. Col. U.S. Army American Revolution, Maj. Gen. U.S. Army War of 1812. A hero in two wars, Smith spent 40 years as a U.S. Congressman and Senator.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Stricker - Baltimore MD

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The Battle of Baltimore, the heroic stand against British forces in September 1814, has long ranked among Baltimore's greatest achievements. Among the battle's many heroes was a 55-year-old Revolutionary War veteran of German descent named John Stricker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdgar Allan Poe - Baltimore MD

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Author, Poet. Most remembered for his influence on other writers and poets through his imaginative use of literary style and for his near flawless use of rhythm and sound in his poetry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 8/1/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonJ. Mich(a)el Flamming - St. Donatus Church Cemetery - St. Donatus, Iowa

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J. Mich(a)el Flamming, an early priest and builder of the famed St. Donatus Way of the Cross, is buries in the St. Donatus Church Cemetery - located at 97 East 1st Street in St. Donatus, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTimothy Francis O'Keefe - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the Commander of the 7th Air Force in the Pacific Theater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Day Palmer, Jr - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of US European Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliston Birkhimer Palmer - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the Vice Chief of Staff US Army, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief US European Command, and the Defense Department's first Director of Military Assistance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAndrew Pick O'Meara - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become Commander-in-Chief of US Southern Command and US Army Europe/Commander, Central Army Group.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLauris Norstad - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He was the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe from 1956 until 1963.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn L. Sullivan - Roslindale, MA

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Professional Boxer. He was the First Heavyweight Champion of the World, holding the title from 1882 to 1892. He was the first world heavyweight champion to wear gloves, as required under the Marquess of Queensbury rules, and boxing's first ever superstar,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. - Brookline MA

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Businessman, U.S. Political Figure. Best known as Patriarch of the Kennedy Family and the father of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Ambassador to Great Britain, the first Irish Catholic ever to hold the post.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAl Hirt - New Orleans LA

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Jazz Musician. He is considered a trumpet playing legend by musicians around the world. He was a Grammy winner and is in the International Jazz Hall of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Louisiana

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonP.G.T. Beauregard - New Orleans LA

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Civil War Confederate General. Called the "Little Creole" and the "Little Napoleon'. Appointed Brigadier General in the Confederate Army on March 1, 1861 and placed in command of Charleston Harbor where he supervised the April 12 shelling of Fort Sumter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Louisiana

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Franklin "Frank" Knox - Arlington VA

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Secretary of the Navy in the 3rd Roosevelt Administration, serving from 1940 until his death in office in 1944. Served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War as a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders", and as a Major during World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMeans Fernandis Johnston, Jr - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy-During World War II Commanded a Naval Base in Rhode Island and Captain of a Destroyer. Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe (NATO) 1973 to 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Dominic Murray - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. He is probably best remembered as the commander of the aircraft carrier battle group that launched the famous Doolittle Raid, the first US airstrike on Japan after the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur S. Moreau, Jr. - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. He rose in rank to become the Commander-in-Chief of the US Naval Forces Europe and the Allied Forces Southern Europe (NATO).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMarc Andrew Mitscher - Arlington VA

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World War II United States Navy Admiral. An Aviation Pioneer. Mitscher assumed command of the USS Hornet, and launched Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle’s Tokyo raiders from her decks on April 18, 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonBill Monroe - Rosine KY

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Bluegrass Musician. Considered by many as the "Father of American Bluegrass Music", he helped popularize the music genre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCassius Marcellus Clay - Richmond KY

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Journalist, Abolitionist, United States Ambassador. He received notoriety in American history as a Southerner, who fought for the freedom of slaves in the American Civil War era.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonPresley Neville O'Bannon - Frankfort KY

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First Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. First American to raise U.S. flag on foreign soil at Battle of Derne on shores of Tripoli, April 27, 1805. Occurred in the First Barbary War 1801-1805

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEli Lilly - Indianapolis IN

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Soldier, Chemist and Pharmaceutical Industrialist. He was the founder of the Pharmaceutical Eli Lilly and Company, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Indiana

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard Jordan Gatling - Indianapolis IN

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Inventor of the Gatling gun. In 1862 Gatling took out a patent for a mechanical gun that he had developed and founded the Gatling Gun Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Indiana

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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