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Grave of a Famous PersonC.C. Slaughter - Greenwood Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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Christopher Columbus Slaughter, the "Cattle King of Texas", lies interred with his family in historic Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlger “Texas” Alexander - Longstreet Cemetery - Walker County, TX

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The grave of Algernon Alexander, one of the most important Texas Blues singers from the 1920s to the mid 1950s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: 8/1/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Henderson Core - Norfolk VA

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Served with John Singleton Mosby as one of his Rangers and with the Commissary General's Office during the Civil War. After the war, he returned to Norfolk where he became a very successful farmer and businesman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas "Tom" Green - Austin TX

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGates Phillips Thruston Sr. - Nashville TN

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. "meritorious services generally during the war, and particularly for gallant and meritorious conduct at the battles of Stone's River, Tenn., and Chickamauga, Ga.".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonIrwin Allan Rose - Shutesbury, MA.

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The grave of Nobel Prize winning biochemist Irwin Allan Rose is located in the Jewish Community Association of Amherst Cemetery located at 742 Main Street, Shutesbury, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohnson Kelly Duncan - Franklin TN

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He briefly commanded a division, and then became General Braxton Bragg's staff chief in Tennessee but died of typhoid fever in Knoxville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonChief Big Foot - Wounded Knee SD

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Native American Chief- At Wounded Knee Creek when a gun accidentally went off, the soldiers opened fire, and within a few minutes, some 370 Lakota lay dead. Big Foot himself was among the first to die.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoel Roberts Poinsett - Stateburg SC

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US Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Diplomat. He introduced to the United States the poinsettia flower plant, which was named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClement Hoffman Stevens - Pendleton SC

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He commanded a brigade in the Army of Tennessee, and was mortally wounded in action at the July 20, 1864 Battle of Peachtree Creek, Georgia, just north of Atlanta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard Rowland Kirkland - Camden SC

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C.S.A. Officer- Who at the Battle of Fredericksburg risked his life to carry water to wounded and dying enemies and at the Battle of Chickamauga laid down that life for his country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMaxcy Gregg - Columbia SC

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. After he and his volunteers participated in the bombardment of Fort Sumter, in April 1861, they moved north to Virginia, where they spent the spring months drilling and picketing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonElonzo Bowden Grantham Jr. - Charleston, SC

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US Navy Rear Admiral. he was reassigned to the light cruiser USS St. Louis which was part of the Seventh Fleet docked at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMark Clark - Charleston SC

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United States Army officer who saw service during World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. He was the youngest four-star general in the United States Army during World War II. President of Citadel 1954-1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarlos Fernando Chardón - Bayamon, Puerto Rico

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Carlos Chardón was a Major General in the United States Army. He served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was CEO of Puerto Rico National Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Albert “Jock” Yablonski - Washington PA

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Labor Leader. On December 31, 1969, while he and his wife slept, hired gunmen broke into their home and shot Yablonski and his wife and daughter. The gunman were hired by Union President Tony Boyle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonBenjamin Franklin Shibe - Bala Cynwyd PA

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Major League Baseball Team Owner. He was the co-owner of the Philadelphia Athletics, the first tenants of Shibe Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam David Porter - Philadelphia PA

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Civil War Union Naval Officer. During the Civil War, as a Captain of the gunboat U.S.S. Essex, he served gallantly up and down the Mississippi River engaging Confederate gunboats and Southern shore batteries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Porter - Philadelphia PA

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Naval Officer. He achieved the rank of captain and the honorary title of commodore. He commanded a number of US naval ships including the USS Constitution. He served in the First Barbary War, the War of 1812 and in the West Indies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Augustus Sutter - Lititz PA

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Folk Figure, Gold Rush notable. He owned a vast amount of land including a thriving settlement along the Sacramento River only to see his immense wealth and power over run in the world's rush to pick California clean of gold.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: 8/1/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Pitcairn - Pittsburgh PA

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He was an executive who headed the Pittsburgh Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad in the late 19th century. He was the brother of the Pennsylvania Plate Glass Company founder, John Pitcairn, Jr.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Larimer Mellon - Pittsburgh PA

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William Larimer Mellon was sometimes referred to as W. L., was a founder of Gulf Oil.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry John Heinz - Pitttsburgh PA

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Business Magnate. The son of German immigrants, he was the founder of the H.J. Heinz Company that grew into one of the largest food processers in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Clay Frick - Pittsburgh PA

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He made his fortune in the coke making business and was known as the "Coke King." He merged his vast coke and railroad interests with those of Andrew Carnegie the "Steel King" to form the Carnegie Corp which later became the United State Steel Corp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Baptiste Ford - Pittsburgh PA

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American industrialist and founder of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, now known as PPG Industries, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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