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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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Grave of a Famous PersonAlfred Gustave Ward - Annapolis MD

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Admiral in the United States Navy. From 1965 to 1968, Ward was assigned as U.S. Military Representative, NATO Military Committee. During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Ward, then commander of the Second Fleet and Strike Fleet, Atlantic.

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 PersonElmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr - Annapolis MD

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Youngest Admiral in U.S. Naval history at age 49 and the youngest man ever to serve as Chief of Naval Operations. He initiated wide-ranging reforms in an effort to revitalize the Navy. He ordered the Navy to end racial and sexual discrimination.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Mason “Bull” Reeves - Annapolis MD

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United States Navy Admiral. Nicknamed "Bull," he became known as the "Father of Carrier Aviation" for his role in integrating aircraft carriers into the US Navy Fleet as a major part of the Navy's attack capabilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLouis McCoy Nulton - Annapolis MD

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US Navy Admiral. He served as the superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy from 1925 to 1928 and commander of the Battle Fleet from 1929 to 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles L. Melson - Annapolis MD

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US Navy Vice Admiral (3 Star). He served as the Superintendent of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and the 33rd president of the Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Hayes Lockwood - Annapolis MD

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Lieutenant U.S. Army, Professor of Mathematics U.S. Navy 1841-99. Brigadier General U.S.V. 1861-65. One of the founders of the Naval Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHarris Laning - Annapolis MD

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US Navy Four Star Admiral. He served as the captain of the U.S. rifle team which won the Gold Medal in Stockholm, Sweden at the 1912 Olympic Games. As Admiral he commanded Battle Force, U.S. Fleet, From April 1, 1935 to April 20, 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHusband Edward Kimmel - Annapolis MD

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Four Star Admiral in the U.S. Navy. Commander-In-Chief, United States Fleet when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Turner Joy - Annapolis MD

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Charles Turner Joy was an admiral of the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War. During the last years of his career, he served as Superintendent of the Naval Academy. The destroyer USS Turner Joy (DD-951) was named for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEphraim Paul Holmes - Annapolis MD

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US Navy Four Star Admiral. He was Commander in Chief, Atlantic Command, NATO Commander in Chief, Western Atlantic and Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Lemuel Holloway, Jr - Annapolis MD

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US Navy Admiral. Superintendent of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland from 1947 to 1950, Chief of Naval Personnel from 1953 to 1957, and Commander in Chief of all US Navy forces in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean from 1957 to 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: never

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