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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Brooks Henderson - Brooklyn NY

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Civil War Union Militia General, US Senator. He co-sponsored the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution permanently prohibiting slavery in the United States. On January 31, 1865, the 13th Amendment was approved by the US Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEli Long - Scotch Plains, NJ

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Civil War Union Major General. He served with distinction in engagements through Tennessee and Alabama. For his services during the war, he retired with the full rank of Major General in August, 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Anderson - Brooklyn NY

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Tobacconist John Anderson hired Mary Cecilia Rogers, in 1838, to work in his thriving Broadway tobacco shop, which was located across from City Hall and specialized in "fin cut" chewing tobacco which was packaged as "Anderson's Solace Tobacco."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Glasgow Farragut - Bronx NY

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Civil War Union Navy Admiral. The Union's most renowned naval figured, he was the first United States Navy officer to be promoted to the rank of Admiral.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdward "Major" Bowes - Sleepy Hollow NY

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In the early 1930s, he branched into radio as the creator of New York WHN-Radio's "Major Bowes and His Capitol Family Show", which featured a variety amateur talent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Bergh - Brooklyn NY

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Social Reformer, US Diplomat. In April 1866 the ASPCA was legally organized, with Henry as president. When Henry began his work, no state or territory of the United States contained any statute relating to the protection of animals from cruelty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Garrison Harker - Swedesboro NJ

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. While rallying his men he was shot off his horse, and, after being brought behind Union lines, died later in the day. His remains were sent back to his hometown of Swedesboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Streatfeild Clarkson, III - Potsdam NY

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He was an American businessman and Philanthropist. The Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial School of Technology (now Clarkson University) was founded in Thomas S. Clarkson's memory in 1896 by his sisters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLouis "Satchmo" Armstrong - Flushing NY

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Jazz Musician. His posthumous honors included a record star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a 1978 Charter induction into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAaron Burr, Jr - Princeton NJ

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United States Vice President. After serving as a Major in the Continental Army under General George Washington in the Revolutionary War, he became a successful lawyer and politician.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Muchmore Shaw - Shawboro NC

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Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. He was killed in action two years later while fighting to recover New Bern, North Carolina, from occupying Union forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJesse Alexander Helms, Jr - Raleigh NC

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US Senator. During his Senate career Helms was Chairman of the Committees on Agriculture and Foreign Relations. Like many southern politicians of the 1950s and 1960s, he started as a segregationist, but later claimed to have moderated his views.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonSitting Bull AKA Tatanka Iyotake - Fort Yates, ND

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Sioux Indian Leader. In 1890, during an attempted arrest, he was killed by the Standing Rock Indian police, two weeks before the massacre at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWorth Bagley - Raleigh NC

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The first American officer and only line officer of the Navy who fell in the Spanish-American War. Killed on board the US torpedo boat Winslow during the bombardment at Cardenas, Cuba, May 11, 1898

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKung Pin Mei - Santa Clara, CA

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The grave of Kung Pin Mei in Santa Clara, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonZebulon York - Natchez MS

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. When the Civil War started, he was a plantation owner, formed Company F of the 14th Louisiana Infantry and was made Captain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Thompson Martin - Natchez MS

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Civil War Confederate Major General. He was promoted Brigadier General in December, 1862 and remained on Lee's staff until sent west in March, 1863 and then promoted to Major General.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMichael Joseph Blassie - Lemay MO

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Blassie was the unknown service member from the Vietnam War buried at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. After his remains were identified by DNA testing in 1998, his remains were moved.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Benjamin O'Fallon - Saint Louis MO

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John B O'Fallon was a businessman, philanthropist, and military officer, a nephew of the explorer William Clark. During the 19th century he rose to become the wealthiest person in St. Louis, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard Barnes Mason - Saint Louis MO

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Richard Barnes Mason was a career officer in the United States Army and the fifth military governor of California before it became a U.S. state. He came from a politically prominent American family and was a descendant of George Mason.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHubert Horatio Humphrey - Minneapolis MN

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38th United States Vice President, US Senator. It is widely believed that this change of position ON Vietnam contributed to Humphrey's narrow loss to Richard Nixon in the 1968 Presidential election.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: 9/2/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonFranklin Clarence Mars - Minneapolis MN

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Businessman. He founded the Mars Candy Factory in 1911, which exists in the present day as Mars, Incorporated. Among the candy products he created was the "Milky Way" candy bar, which is one of the best selling confections in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Emerson Leach - Minneapolis MN

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Minneapolis Mayor and Army Major General. During World War I he commanded the 151st Artillery regiment in France, and took part in the Battles of Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdward Joseph Tracy - Minneapolis MN

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General Tracy went to Europe in May 1942 as staff surgeon of the Eighth Bomber Command, and in January 1944 became staff surgeon of the Eighth Air Force in that theater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles William Post - Battle Creek MI

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Businessman, Inventor. He was a manufacturer pioneer most noted for being the developer and founder of the Post Breakfast Cereal Company. In 1891, he moved to Battle Creek, Michigan, where he invented Grape-Nuts and Post Toasties, breakfast foods.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: never

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