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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Joseph McGraw - Baltimore MD

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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player and Manager. Nicknamed "Little Napoleon" and "Muggsy", he was a professional baseball player and manager. He made his major league debut as a third baseman with the American Association Baltimore Orioles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonAnton Weiskittel - Baltimore MD

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Businessman. A potbelly stove manufacturer and a Baltimore iron founder. His mausoleum was constructed of cast iron and painted silver in order to look like masonry. The unique structure was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn F Wiessner - Baltimore MD

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There were already about 21 brewers in Baltimore when John F. Weissner, a Bavarian native, opened his brewery in 1863 on rural two acres on what is now Gay Street. It is said that Union soldiers passing through the area looked for free thirst quenchers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonBradley Tyler Johnson - Baltimore MD

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Frederick, Maryland, he was one of the most prominent Marylanders to cast his lot with the Confederacy. He spent the war's final months as commandant of the prison at Salisbury, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonPaul Lindblad - Emerald Hills Memorial Park - Kennedale, TX

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Paul Lindblad played Major League Baseball from 1965 to 1978, primarily as a relief pitcher for the Oakland A's and Texas Rangers, with a stint with the New York Yankees at the end of his career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHarry W. Gilmor - Baltimore MD

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Confederate Army Officer, Author. He reached the rank of Colonel in the Confederate Army commanding in the 1st Maryland Cavalry. He also served as the Baltimore Police Commissioner from 1874 to 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/12/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Thompson Walters - Baltimore MD

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William Thompson Walters was an American businessman and art collector, whose collection formed the basis of the Walters Art Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonMoses Sheppard - Baltimore MD

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Moses Sheppard was a Baltimore businessman, a Friend (Quaker), a philanthropist, and founder of the now Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlbert Ritchie - Baltimore MD

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Served as Governor of Maryland from 1920 to 1935. Also served as Maryland State Attorney General from 1915 to 1919. Ritchie is the state's longest-serving governor, with almost 15 years of service.

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 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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