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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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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Chisum - Paris, TX

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Cattle baron John Chisum is buried with his parents in the old Chisum Family Cemetery, a park-cemetery that is all that remains of their homestead, where Washington St meets the railroad tracks in southwest Paris, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Clay “Bill” Ford, Sr - Detroit MI

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Ford was the youngest son of Edsel Ford and Eleanor Clay Ford. Mr. Ford was the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford, and he was the largest individual shareholder in Ford Motor Co. At the time of his death, Forbes listed his wealth at $1.35 Billion and the 409th richest person in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Lowthian Hudson

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Department store magnate. More commonly known as J.L. Hudson, as in J.L. Hudson's Deptartment Store. Posthumously, the department stores became the nation's 3rd-largest in 1927 behind R.H. Macy in New York and Marshall Field's in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdsel Bryant Ford - Detroit MI

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Ford Motor Company President. The only child of Henry Ford I and Clara Bryant, he married Eleanor Lowthian Clay in 1916. A designer and executive, he was the first secretary of the Ford Motor Company, becoming its president in 1921 and serving until 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Goddard Thomas - Portland ME

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Commissioned Captain, 5th Maine Volunteer Infantry on June 24, 1861, and fought with his regiment at the Battle of First Bull Run. In March 1863 he was commissioned Colonel and commander of the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry regiment, making him the first Regular Army officer to accept command of a Union Colored unit.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maine

date approved: 7/10/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrancis Fessenden - Portland ME

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Civil War Union Major General. Entered Civil War service by being commissioned directly into the Regular Army as a Captain in the 19th United States Regular Infantry. Served as Mayor of Portland in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maine

date approved: 7/10/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonNeal S. Dow - Portland ME

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Served as Mayor of Portland, Maine in 1851 and 1855. He spent over 10 months in Richmond's Libby Prison before being exchanged for CSA General W.H.F. "Rooney" Lee (son of Robert E. Lee).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maine

date approved: 7/10/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMax Bishop - Woodlawn MD

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Major League Baseball Player. For three consecutive seasons (1929-31), he played for the Philadelphia Athletics in 18 World Series games without committing an error.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/10/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Franklin “Home Run” Baker - Easton MD

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Major League Baseball Hall of Famer. Nicknamed "Home Run" not for the amount of homers he hit, but for the timeliness of them.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/10/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdmund Tyler Wooldridge - Annapolis MD

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US Navy Four Star Admiral. During World War II he commanded the battleship New Jersey in the Iwo Jima and Okinawa campaigns and in the first naval raid on Tokyo. Represented the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the National Security Council.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/10/2020

last visited: never

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