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Famous Entries

My "famous" entries on FAG.

36 memorials
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 Matthias William Baldwin

Matthias William Baldwin

10 Dec 1795 – 7 Sep 1866

Business Magnate, Inventor, Abolitionist. The son...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Joseph Franklin Biddle
No grave photo

Joseph Franklin Biddle

14 Sep 1871 – 3 Dec 1936

U.S. Congressman. Born in Bedford County,...

Colerain Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA

 William Bradford

William Bradford

14 Sep 1755 – 23 Aug 1795

Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer,...

Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA

 William A. Breyer

William A. Breyer

1828 – 23 Jul 1882

Businessman. He founded the ice cream...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Jeremiah Brown

Jeremiah Brown

14 Apr 1785 – 2 Mar 1858

US Congressman. He was elected to the Pennsylvania...

Penn Hill, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Mathew Carey

Mathew Carey

28 Jan 1760 – 16 Sep 1839

Publisher. At fifteen, he decided to be both a...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 George William Childs

George William Childs

12 May 1829 – 3 Feb 1894

Publisher, Newspaperman, Philanthropist. As a...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Jacob Mendez DaCosta

Jacob Mendez DaCosta

7 Feb 1833 – 11 Sep 1900

Medical Pioneer. He was the first to identify what...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Henry Disston

Henry Disston

23 May 1819 – 16 Mar 1878

Business Magnate. Social Reformer. Orphaned at...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Edwin Henry Fitler

Edwin Henry Fitler

2 Dec 1825 – 31 May 1896

Philadelphia Mayor, Businessman. He made a fortune...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 John Freedley

John Freedley

22 May 1793 – 8 Nov 1851

US Congressman, Lawyer, Businessman. Son of a...

Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Louis Antoine Godey

Louis Antoine Godey

6 Jun 1804 – 29 Nov 1878

Publisher. As a boy this son of French immigrants...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 John Hays Hammond Jr.

John Hays Hammond Jr.

13 Apr 1888 – 12 Feb 1965

Inventor. His adult life was shaped by childhood...

Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

 Frank Hardart Sr.

Frank Hardart Sr.

22 Oct 1850 – 10 Dec 1918

Businessman. In 1858, his family emigrated from...

Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Joseph V. Horn

Joseph V. Horn

15 Jun 1861 – 13 Oct 1941

Businessman. The son of the owner of a surgical...

Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

 “Lokietek” Ladislaus I of Poland

“Lokietek” Ladislaus I of Poland

1260 – 2 Mar 1333

King of Poland. He was the son of Duke Casimir I...

Kraków, Miasto Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland

 Joshua Bertram Lippincott

Joshua Bertram Lippincott

24 Aug 1857 – 19 Jan 1940

Publisher. He was the son of Joshua Ballinger...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Joseph Baron Lister

Joseph Baron Lister

5 Apr 1827 – 10 Feb 1912

Medical Pioneer. He received international...

Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

 James Barton Longacre

James Barton Longacre

11 Aug 1794 – 1 Jan 1869

Artist. Engraver. With James Herring, he...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Philip Swenk Markley

Philip Swenk Markley

2 Jul 1789 – 12 Sep 1834

US Congressman. Lawyer. Educated in the Norristown...

Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

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