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Claim To Fame : Military Figures

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Creighton Williams Abrams, Jr

15 Sep 1914 – 4 Sep 1974

United States Army General. He graduated from the United States...

Ethan Allen

10 Jan 1738 – 13 Feb 1789

Revolutionary War Vermont Militia Officer. A fiercely independent...

Henry Harley “Hap” Arnold

25 Jun 1886 – 15 Jan 1950

United States Army, Air Force General. He was a member of the...

Stephen Fuller Austin

3 Nov 1793 – 27 Dec 1836

Father of Texas. When he was seven years old the family moved...

Stephen Fuller Austin

3 Nov 1793 – 27 Dec 1836

Father of Texas. When he was seven years old the family moved...

Bernt Balchen

23 Oct 1899 – 17 Oct 1973

Explorer, United States Air Force Officer. Born in Norway, he...

Joshua Barney

6 Jul 1759 – 1 Dec 1818

United States Naval Officer. An acclaimed hero of both the...

William Barton

26 May 1748 – 22 Oct 1831

Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer. Growing up in the...

Bernard Mannes Baruch

19 Aug 1870 – 20 Jun 1965

Financier and Politician. Known by the nickname "The Lonely Lion...

Belle Boyd

9 May 1844 – 11 Jun 1900

Civil War Confederate Spy. One of the most famous clandestine...

Edward Braddock

Jan 1695 – 13 Jul 1755

British Major General. He is best remembered for leading a...

Omar Nelson Bradley

12 Feb 1893 – 8 Apr 1981

United States General of the Army. His rank of 5-Star General was...

John Cabell Breckinridge

16 Jan 1821 – 17 May 1875

United States Vice-President, Civil War Confederate Major General...

William Jennings Bryan

19 Mar 1860 – 26 Jul 1925

US Congressman. His career us associated with the "common man",...

ADM Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr

25 Oct 1888 – 11 Mar 1957

Aviator, Explorer, Medal of Honor Recipient, United States Navy...

Lucius DuBignon Clay

23 Apr 1897 – 16 Apr 1978

US Army General. He rose in rank to become the Commander-in-Chief...

Jay Cooke

10 Aug 1821 – 18 Feb 1905

Business Magnate. Born in Sandusky, Ohio, his family's estate was...

Margaret Cochran Corbin Cenotaph

12 Nov 1751 – 16 Jan 1800

Revolutionary War Veteran. She is remembered, for her patriotic...

George Armstrong Custer

5 Dec 1839 – 25 Jun 1876

Military Officer. He is remembered as one of the most famous and...

Stephen Decatur, Jr

5 Jan 1779 – 22 Mar 1820

American Naval Officer. Born in Sinnepuxent, Maryland to Stephen...

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