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Born: on April 24, 1851

Morgan EARP

American marshall

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American politician


AmericanTom ROONEY born Thomas Joseph ROONEY

U.S. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district

Tom Rooney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When Tom was 14 his father, Patrick J. Rooney Sr., moved to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida where the family owned a dog track and gambling business. He graduated from the Benjamin School in North[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician


AmericanJohn VINING born John Middleton VINING

1758 - 1802
American lawyer and politician

Vining was born in Dover, Delaware, son of John and Phoebe Wynkoop Vining. His father was a prominent and successful lawyer and landholder, who had been a Speaker of the Colonial Assembly and Chief Justice of Delaware. He was also the good[...]

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ScottishMary Victoria DOUGLAS-HAMILTON 

1850 - 1922
Scottish great-grandmother of Prince Rainier III of Monaco

She was the daughter of William Alexander Anthony Archibald Hamilton, 11th Duke of Hamilton and of his wife, Princess Marie Amelie Elizabeth Caroline of Baden. Through her maternal grandmother, she was a third cousin of Emperor Napoléon[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanWellington MARA born Wellington Timothy MARA

1916 - 2005
Co-owner of the NFL's New York Giants from 1959 until his death

Mara was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Elizabeth "Lizette" (née Barclay), a homemaker, and Timothy James Mara. He was an alumnus of Loyola School and Fordham University, both New York City Jesuit schools.

In 1930,[...]

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AmericanRooney MARA born Patricia Rooney MARA

American actress

Mara was born and raised in Bedford, New York, a town in Westchester County, north of New York City. Mara's mother's family founded the Pittsburgh Steelers and her father's family founded the New York Giants. Her father, Timothy Christopher[...]

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John Bruce-VINING

AmericanJohn Bruce VINING 

American killer

John Vining was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of Georgia Caruso.

In November of 1987, Caruso advertised diamonds for sell. A man identifying himself as “George Williams,” but who was actually John Vining, came[...]

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