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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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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Jackson Rodman - Rock Island IL

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He is especially remembered for developing the Rodman gun, which in various sizes saw extensive use in coastal defenses, and was called the "strongest cast iron cannon ever made."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonSamuel Elbert - Savannah, GA

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US Revolutionary War Brigadier General, Georgia Governor. He commanded a battalion of Continental troops against the British in East Florida in 1777 and captured Fort Frederica at St. Simons Island, Georgia, in May 1778. At the Battle of Briar Creek, South Carolina in 1779, he was captured and taken prisoner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard Bassett - Wilmington DE

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US Senator, Governor of Delaware, Signer of the US Constitution. Under his leadership he persuaded the Delaware legislature to ratify the new US Constitution giving it the distinction of being the first state to do so.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn McKinly - Wilmington DE

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Became the 1st President (Governor) of Delaware and served from February 12, 1778 until captured by the British and made a POW on September 3, 1777.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Read - New Castle DE

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware, and representative of Delaware at the US Constitution Convention; he was one of only six men to sign both documents.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFred Keith Mahaffey - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. He was posthumously inducted into the United States Army Ranger Hall of Fame and the building serving as the headquarters for the 3rd Infantry Division was named in his honor on May 16, 1989.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLyman Louis Lemnitzer - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. In 1944 he helped form the plans for the invasions of North Africa, Sicily Italy. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in September 1960. Supreme NATO Allied Commander 1963 to 1966.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGen Peyton Conway March - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Army. Army Chief of Staff 1918. He presided over the buildup of American forces in World War I. He also supervised the demobilization at war's end. After his death at age 90, he was eulogized in the House of Representatives.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKeith B. McCutcheon - Arlington VA

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US Marine Corps General. A highly decorated Marine Corps aviator serving in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He rose in rank to become Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Amphibious Force in Vietnam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Todd Lincoln - Arlington VA

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Presidential Cabinet Secretary-Secretary of War 1881-1885, US Diplomat. He was the first child of 16th United States President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln and was the only one of the President's children to survive past the age of 18.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarter Bowie Magruder - Arlington VA

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United States Army general who served concurrently as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea/Commanding General, Eighth United States Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Archer Lejeune - Arlington VA

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U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant General. In World War I took command of the 4th Marine Brigade. Commandant of the Marine Corps in 1920 to 1929. Known as "The Greatest of All Leathernecks," The large Marine base in North Carolina is named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Fulton McKee - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. On April 1, 1961 he became the commander in chief of Air Force Logistics Command (now Air Force Materiel Command). In July 1962, he became vice chief of staff for the Air Force.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLuke McNamee - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. From 1924 to 1926 he was appointed Naval attaché to the Court of St. James's in England. He commanded the entire Battle Force until June 1933, when he became President of the Naval War College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonÉleuthère Irénée DuPont - Greenville DE

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Chemist, Industrialist. He was the founder of the gunpowder manufacturer, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. His descendants, the Du Pont family, were one of America's richest and most prominent families in the 19th and 20th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Martin Weiss - New Haven CT

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In 1947, he became General Manger of the New York Yankees serving until 1960. During his tenure, the Yankees won ten pennants and seven World Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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