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William-REHNQUIST
Born: on October 01, 1924

William REHNQUIST

American lawyer, jurist, and 16th Chief Justice of the United States


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British Politician

John-CARTERET

EnglishJohn CARTERET 

1690 - 1763
British statesman and Lord President of the Council

The family of Carteret was settled in the Channel Islands, and was of Norman descent. John was the son of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret (1667–1695), by his marriage with Grace Granville (3 September 1654 - 18 October 1744), daughter of[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

H. Gary-MORSE

AmericanH. Gary MORSE born Harold Gary MORSE

1936
American billionaire and the developer of The Villages, Florida

Morse is the son of Mary Louise and Harold Schwartz. After the couple divorced, Mary Louise married Clifford Morse, and lived in Central Lake, Michigan. H. Gary Morse and his wife, Renee, own a house in The Villages worth more than $1 million.[...]

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Actor - Author

Chris-LEMMON

AmericanChris LEMMON born Christopher Boyd LEMMON

1954
American actor and author

Lemmon was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Cynthia Stone and actor Jack Lemmon. With a talent for music, he was encouraged by his father to study piano. Lemmon considered playing piano professionally after having graduated[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician

Rick-SPRINGFIELD

AustralianRick SPRINGFIELD born Richard Lewis SPRINGTHORPE

1949
Australian musician, singer-songwriter, actor and author

Richard Lewis Springthorpe (later known as Rick Springfield) was born in South Wentworthville, a western suburb of Sydney, on 23 August 1949. Springfield is the son of Norman Springthorpe, an Australian Army career-officer, and[...]

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Sciences - Other

Luther-BURBANK

AmericanLuther BURBANK 

1849 - 1926
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science

Born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, Burbank grew up on a farm and received only an elementary school education. The thirteenth of fifteen children, he enjoyed the plants in his mother's large garden. His father died when he was 21 years old, and[...]

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American politician - Sciences - Other

Kingman-BREWSTER

AmericanKingman BREWSTER 

1919 - 1988
Educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat

Brewster was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the son of Florence Foster (née Besse), a 1907 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wellesley College, and Kingman Brewster, Sr., a 1906 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and a 1911 graduate[...]

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