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American politician


AmericanJohn T. NIXON born John Thompson NIXON

1820 - 1889
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey's 1st district

Born in Fairton, New Jersey, Nixon attended private schools and graduated from Princeton College in 1841. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He served as member of the New Jersey[...]

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AmericanConstance CARY HARRISON born Constance Fairfax CARY

1843 - 1920
American writer

Constance Fairfax Cary was born at Port Gibson, Mississippi, into a planter aristocrat family, to Archibald Cary and Monimia Fairfax. Archibald Cary was the son of Wilson Jefferson Cary and Virginia Randolph. Monimia Fairfax was the daughter of[...]

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American politician


AmericanHiester CLYMER 

1827 - 1884
American political leader from the state of Pennsylvania

Clymer was born in Morgantown, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He attended Princeton University, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1849. Clymer practiced law in Berks County and Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

He was a[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanSteven VAN ZANDT 

American musician, songwriter, arranger, record producer, actor, and radio disc jockey

Steven Van Zandt was born as Steven Lento in Winthrop, Massachusetts, of South Italian descent (his grandfather was from Calabria and his grandmother's parents were Neapolitans).

His mother, Mary Lento, remarried when he was young[...]

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American politician


AmericanLucius ELMER born Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus ELMER

1793 - 1883
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey's 1st district

Elmer was born in Bridgeton, New Jersey on February 3, 1793. He attended the private schools and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. During the War of 1812, he served in the militia as a lieutenant of artillery, and was promoted to[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanCharles CROCKER 

1822 - 1888
American railroad executive who founded the Central Pacific Railroad

Crocker was born in Troy, New York, the son of Eliza (née Wright) and Isaac Crocker, a modest family. They joined the nineteenth-century migration west and moved when he was 14 to Indiana, where they had a farm. Crocker soon became[...]

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