Patrick Henry Brittan
General Patrick Henry Brittan was born in Thornton Gap, Virginia on September 21, 1815.
He learned printing in Washington, D.C. and then migrated to Columbus, Georgia in 1839 to practice his trade...
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William Milnes, Jr.
William Milnes, Jr. (December 8, 1827 – August 14, 1889) was a nineteenth-century congressman and industrialist from Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Born in Yorkshire, England, Milnes immigrated ...
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Robert Franklin Leedy
Robert Franklin Leedy (28 July 1863 – 12 January 1924) was a lawyer, soldier, and Virginia state legislator.
Robert Franklin Leedy was born at Leedy's Pump, Rockingham County, Virginia, a so...
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Charles Frederick Crisp
Charles Frederick Crisp (January 29, 1845 – October 23, 1896) was a United States political figure. A Democrat, he was elected as a Congressman from Georgia in 1882, and served until his death in 1896...
William Alexander Harris (Virginia)
William Alexander Harris (August 24, 1805 – March 28, 1864) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, father of William A. Harris.
Born near Warrenton, Virginia, Harris completed an academic course...
Edward Almond
Edward Mallory "Ned" Almond (December 12, 1892 – June 11, 1979) was a United States Army general best known as the commander of the Army's X Corps during the Korean War.
Born in Luray, Virginia, A...
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Peter Bouck Borst
Peter Bouck Borst (23 June 1826 – 24 April 1882) was an active participant in the mid-19th century development of Page County, Virginia, serving as a lawyer, county delegate to Virginia's Secess...
Herbert Barbee
Herbert Barbee (October 8, 1848 - March 22, 1936) was an American sculptor from Luray, Virginia. He was the son of William Randolph Barbee (1818–1868), also a renowned sculptor, who he studied with in...
Donald Keyhoe
Donald Edward Keyhoe (June 20, 1897 – November 29, 1988) was an American Marine Corps naval aviator, writer of many aviation articles and stories in a variety of leading publications, and manager of ...
William Overall Yager
William Overall Yager (3 April 1833 – 1904) was, during the American Civil War, initially the major and commanding officer of Yager's Third Battalion Texas Mounted Volunteers, and then later, as...
William Randolph Barbee
William Randolph Barbee (January 17, 1818 – June 16, 1868) was an American sculptor recognized for creating idealized, sentimental classical figures. Barbee's most notable works were the marble sculpt...
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Ben Huffman
Benjamin Franklin Huffman (July 18, 1914 – February 22, 2005) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. He played for the St. Louis Browns in 1937.
Floyd Baker
Floyd Wilson Baker (October 10, 1916 – November 17, 2004) was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Browns (1943–1944), Chicago White Sox (1945–1951), Washing...
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William Alexander Harris (Kansas)
William Alexander Harris (October 29, 1841 – December 20, 1909) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kansas.
A son of U.S. Congressman William Alexander Harris (1805–...
Kenneth R. Plum
Kenneth Ray "Ken" Plum (born November 3, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 36th District since 1982. He earlier served from 1978 through 1980. His distr...
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Thomas Jordan (general)
Thomas Jordan (September 30, 1819 – November 27, 1895) was a Confederate general and major operative in the network of Confederate spies during the American Civil War. A career soldier in the armies...
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Henry Ruffner
Henry Ruffner (January 16, 1790 – December 17, 1861), was an educator and Presbyterian minister, who served as president of Washington College (now Washington and Lee University).
Ruffner was educ...
Bethany Veney
Bethany Johnson Veney (ca. 1813 – 16 November 1916) is best remembered in historical studies for her autobiography, Aunt Betty’s Story: The Narrative of Bethany Veney, A Slave Woman (1889).
The va...
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Arthur W. Aleshire
Arthur William Aleshire (February 15, 1900 – March 11, 1940) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born near Luray, Virginia, Aleshire attended the rural schools. He moved to Clark County, Ohio, in 1912...