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Born: on April 27, 1965


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AmericanRock HUDSON born Roy Harold SCHERER

1925 - 1985
American actor

Hudson was born in Winnetka, Illinois, the only child of telephone operator Katherine Wood (of English and Irish descent) and auto mechanic Roy Harold Scherer, Sr. (of German and Swiss descent), who abandoned the family during the depths of the[...]

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AmericanAlexander HAIG born Alexander Meigs HAIG

1924 - 2010
United States Army general who served as the 50th United States Secretary of State

Haig was born in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, the middle of three children of Alexander Meigs Haig, Sr., a Republican lawyer, and his wife Regina Anne (née Murphy). When Haig was 10, his father, aged 38, died of cancer. His Irish-American[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician


AmericanRobert BACON 

1860 - 1919
American statesman and diplomat, 39th United States Secretary of State

Born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, to William Benjamin Bacon and Emily Crosby Low, he was a graduate of Harvard University (Class of 1880), where he was a member of the A.D. Club and Delta Kappa Epsilon. He was married on October 10, 1883 to[...]

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AmericanRodney FRELINGHUYSEN born Rodney Procter FRELINGHUYSEN

U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district

Frelinghuysen was born in New York City to Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen II, a New Jersey politician and Beatrice Sterling Procter, an heir to the Procter & Gamble fortune. He attended St. Mark's School, an exclusive Episcopal preparatory[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician


AmericanHenry L. STIMSON born Henry Lewis STIMSON

1867 - 1950
American statesman, lawyer and Republican Party politician who served as 45th United States Secretary of War

Stimson was born in New York City, the son of Lewis Atterbury Stimson, a prominent surgeon, and his wife, the former Candace T. Wheeler. He was the brought up in part by his grandfather in New York. He was educated at Phillips Academy in[...]

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American politician


AmericanHamilton FISH 

1808 - 1893
American statesman and politician who served as the 26th United States Secretary of State

Hamilton Fish was born on August 3, 1808 at what is now known as the Stuyvesant–Fish House in Greenwich Village, New York City, to Nicholas Fish and Elizabeth Stuyvesant (a great-great-granddaughter of New Amsterdam's Peter Stuyvesant), and[...]

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