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Grave of a Famous PersonCadwalader Ringgold - Baltimore MD

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United States Navy Admiral. He served 45 years in the United States Navy as a sailor, explorer and surveyor. Captain during the Civil War and was in command of the "USS Sabine", and effected the rescue of a battalion of 400 United States Marines.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonEnoch Pratt - Baltimore MD

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Pratt gave much of his time and wealth to Baltimore’s cultural and charitable institutions. He donations established the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore and expanding the former Sheppard Asylum to become The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Archibald Campbell - Baltimore MD

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United States Supreme Court Associate Justice. When the South seceded from the Union, he resigned from the Court on April 30, 1861. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederacy as Assistant Secretary of War for conscription.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonElizabeth "Betsy" Patterson - Baltimore MD

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American socialite. She was the daughter of a Baltimore merchant, and the first wife of Jérôme Bonaparte, Napoleon's youngest brother. She married him on Dec. 24, 1803. She divorced Jerome in 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas George Pratt - Annapolis MD

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U.S. Senator, Maryland Governor. Practiced law in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in 1823. He was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates (1832-35) Whig presidential elector in 1836. 27TH Governor of Maryland 1845-1848. U.S. Senator 1850-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Cary Bankhead - Baltimore MD

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on April 1, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services at the Battle of Five Forks, Va".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonArunah Shepherdson Abell - Baltimore MD

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Journalist, Newspaper Publisher. Arunah's “Sun”, however, despite its origins as a penny paper, had, by the late 19th century developed into the newspaper of Baltimore's upper class. By 1864, Arunah was sole proprietor of the “Sun”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Johnson - Frederick MD

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First Governor of Maryland 1777 - 1779; Appointed by George Washington Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1791. He is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick MD

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/16/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Gans-Mount Auburn Cemetery - Baltimore MD

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World’s Lightweight Boxing Champion 1902-1904 1906-1908

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonGen Melvin Zais - Arlington VA

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US Army General. On 1 August 1973, he was promoted to general and became the commanding general, Allied Land Forces, Southeast Europe, Turkey, retiring in that position shortly afterward, with 36 years of continued military service

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWillard Gordon Wyman - Arlington VA

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US Army General. In June 1955 he became the Commander-in-Chief, US Continental Command at Fort Monroe, Virginia. He retired from the US Army on 31 July 1958 with a promotion to the rank of general, with 39 years of continued active duty military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Westinghouse - Arlington VA

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Businessman, Inventor. He is best known as the inventor of the Westinghouse railway air brake and founder of the Westinghouse Electric Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJerauld Wright - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. . He served as the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Atlantic Command (CINCLANT) and the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT), and became the second Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), from April 1, 1954, to March 1, 1960, serving longer in these three positions than anyone else in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClarence Stewart Williams - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. From November 1922 until September 1925 he was President of the Naval War College. In 1925 he served as the Commander-in-Chief of the US Asiatic Fleet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEarle Gilmore Wheeler - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. He was named the Chief of Staff of the Army in June, 1962. With limited command and combat experience, he became the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1964; a post he held through most of the Vietnam Conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlbert Coady Wedemeyer - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. In 1943, he was assigned Major General Chief of Staff for Lord Mountbatten, the British Admiral. He was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Ronald Reagan in 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHoyt Sanford Vandenberg - Arlington VA

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United States Air Force General. On April 30, 1948, General Vandenberg became chief of staff of the Air Force. Vandenberg Air Force Base, near Lompoc, California, has been named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Alward Van Fleet, Sr - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. With the advent of World War II, he was a Colonel in command of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, leading up to his Division’s landing on Utah Beach France on D-Day June 6, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRussell Randolph Waesche - Arlington VA

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United States Coast Guard Admiral. In 1936, Waesche was appointed the 5th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, a post he would hold until his retirement in Jan. 1946. Admiral Waesche was the longest serving Commandant in Coast Guard history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonNathan Farragut Twining - Arlington VA

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United States Air Force General. He became the third Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on August 15, 1957; the first Air Force officer to serve in that capacity, where he was an advocate of air power and military preparedness.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAllen Hal Turnage - Arlington VA

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US Marine Corps General. His military career spanned World Wars I and II. in September 1943 he became the Commanding General in the Guadalcanal Campaign, codenamed Operation Watchtower. He then led the Division in the landing at Empress Augusta Bay at Bougainville, New Guinea in November 1943, and in the recapture of Guam in July and August 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLucian King Truscott, Jr - Arlington VA

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World War II United States Army General.He succeeded General George Patton as 3rd Army commander and military governor of Bavaria in September 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMaxwell Reid Thurman - Arlington VA

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US Army General. He rose in rank to become the Vice Chief of Staff of the US Army, Commanding General of US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), and Commander-in-Chief, US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Henry Towers - Arlington VA

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He was a highly decorated United States Navy four star Admiral and pioneer naval aviator. He made important contributions to the technical and organizational development of naval aviation from its beginnings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Lathrop Throckmorton - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. Served in World War II, Korea, And Vietnam. Served as Superintendent of the US Military Academy from 1956 to 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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