Andretti curse
The Andretti Curse, sometimes referred to as Andretti Luck, is in reference to the unexplainable bad luck the Andretti racing family has experienced in their efforts to win the Indianapolis 500. Patri...
Annenberg
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Biddle family
The American Biddle family of Philadelphia began when William Biddle (1630–1712) and Sarah Kempe (1634–1709), Quakers, emigrated from England to America in 1681 in part to avoid religious persecution....
Muhlenberg family
The Muhlenberg family created a United States political, religious, and military dynasty based in the state of Pennsylvania. The German American family descends from Heinrich Melchior Mühlenberg/Henr...
Rooney family
The Rooney family has been the majority owners and operators of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania since the formation of the franchise in 1933. Art Rooney was the found...
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Edward Shippen
Edward Shippen (1639, Hillham, Cheshire, England – October 2, 1712, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was the second mayor of Philadelphia, although under William Penn's charter of 1701, he was considered t...
George Biddle
George Biddle (January 24, 1885 – November 6, 1973) was an American painter, muralist and lithographer, best known for his social realism and combat art. A childhood friend of President Franklin D. Ro...
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Edward Shippen, IV
Edward Shippen (February 16, 1729 – April 15, 1806) was a lawyer, judge, government official, and prominent figure in colonial and post-revolutionary Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Shippen was born in Phi...
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Jared Ingersoll, Sr.
Jared Ingersoll (1722, Milford, Connecticut - August 1781, New Haven, Connecticut) gained notoriety in Connecticut as agent for the Stamp Act of 1765.
He graduated from Yale in 1742. After his gra...
Charles Jared Ingersoll
Charles Jared Ingersoll (October 3, 1782 – May 14, 1987) was an American lawyer and Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
Born in Whiskey, Pennsylvania, he was ...
Chicago Annenberg Challenge
The Chicago Annenberg Challenge (CAC) was a Chicago public school reform project from 1995 to 2001 that worked with half of Chicago's public schools and was funded by a $49.2 million, 2-to-1 matching ...
Richard Bache
Richard Bache (1737–1811), born in Settle, Yorkshire, England, immigrated to Philadelphia, in the colony of Pennsylvania, where he was a businessman, a marine insurance underwriter, and later served a...
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Adam Andretti
Adam Andretti (born March 24, 1979) is an American race car driver. He is the younger brother of veteran NASCAR racer John Andretti, nephew of Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti and first cousin t...
James Madison Porter
James Madison Porter (January 6, 1793 – November 11, 1862), a Pennsylvanian, was the 18th United States Secretary of War and a founder of Lafayette College.Porter was born near Norristown, Penns...
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Josiah Franklin
Josiah Franklin (December 23, 1657 - January 16, 1745) was an English-born businessman best known as the father of Benjamin Franklin. Josiah was born in the village of Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englan...
H. J. Heinz II
Henry John "Jack" Heinz II (1908–1987) was an American business executive and CEO of the H. J. Heinz Company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was the father of H. John Heinz III, Repub...
William Franklin
William Franklin (c.1730—November 1813) was an American soldier, attorney, and colonial administrator, the acknowledged illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin. He was the last colonial Governor of New ...
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Francis Anthony Drexel
Francis Anthony Drexel (June 20, 1824 – February 15, 1885) was a Philadelphia banker.
He was born on June 20, 1824 to Francis Martin Drexel. He had two brothers, Anthony Joseph Drexel and Joseph W...
Drexel Burnham Lambert
Drexel Burnham Lambert was a major Wall Street investment banking firm, which first rose to prominence and then was forced into bankruptcy in February 1990 by its involvement in illegal activities in ...
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Scranton family
The Scrantons are a family prominent in the history of the United States of America. A list of famous Scrantons is given below:
Peggy Shippen
Peggy Shippen, or Margaret Shippen (also Peggy Shippen Arnold or just Peggy Arnold, 11 June 1760 – 24 August 1804), was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold. Born into a prominent Philadelphia ...
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Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg
Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg II, FAIA (September 25, 1887 – January 19, 1980) was a leading architect, an American military and political leader who served one term as a US Congressman from Pennsylva...
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Francis M. Drexel School
The Francis M. Drexel School was a historic school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Located along Sixteenth Street, the school was designed by Joseph Anschutz and built under the directi...
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William Marshall Bullitt
William Marshall Bullitt (March 4, 1873 – October 3, 1957) was an influential lawyer and author who served as Solicitor General of the United States (1912-1913). He was victim of one of the largest ca...