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-- b.7/28/1751 d.11/17/1815 (64)Revolutionary
Alexander Meigs Haig Jr.
-- b.12/2/1924 d.2/20/2010 (85)General, Presidential AideMisc: NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Sec of State 1981-82; Chief of Staff 1973-74
-- b.6/19/1861 d.1/29/1928 (66)General
-- b.6/6/1755 N.S. d.9/22/1776 N.S. (21)RevolutionaryMisc: American Revolutionary officer; co-founding father; hanged as a spy by the British
-- b.3/24/1946 d.5/17/1974 N.S. (28)Revolutionary, KidnapperMisc: Social Worker, well-known for being one of the kidnappers of Patricia Hearst
-- b.4/12/1724 d.10/19/1790 (66)Revolutionary, Physician, Clergyman, Statesman, GovernorMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr.
-- b.10/30/1882 N.S. d.8/16/1959 N.S. (76)Naval OfficerMisc: 5 star admiral WW2 commanded U.S. 3rd Fleet on PacificSong Titles: Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (referenced and honored in this song by Paul and Linda McCartney)
-- b.1/11/1755 d.9/24/1806 (51)Revolutionary, Politician, Statesman, Presidential Aide, GayNames/Places: b. in West IndiesMisc: the first Secretary of the Treasury; on a $10 bill
-- b.7/29/1905 d.9/18/1961 (56)General, Swedish, GayNames/Places: d. in a plane crash in northern RhodesiaMisc: second UN Secretary-General (1953-61) (Nobel 1961)
-- b.1/12/1736 J-LD or 1/23/1737 N.S. or 1/12/1737 Ju-1 d.10/8/1793 N.S. (56)Revolutionary, Statesman, MerchantNames/Places: b. in Braintree, MAMisc: the first signer of The Declaration of Independence; the most prominent of the signers
-- b.??/??/247BC d.??/??/182BCGeneralMisc: Carthaginian
-- b.4/14/1721 N.S. or 4/3/1721 J-LD d.11/15/1783 (62)Revolutionary, PresidentMisc: the first president of Continental Congress; first U.S. President under the Articles of Confederation
James G. Harbord
-- b.3/21/1866 d.8/20/1947 (81)GeneralMisc: a Lieutenant General in the United States Army and President and Chairman of the Board of RCA.
-- b.4/10/1723 d.4/28/1781 (58)Revolutionary, Statesman, Merchant, Farmer
Sir Arthur Travers Harris
-- b.4/13/1892 d.4/5/1984 (91)General, English
-- b.4/5/1726 d.4/24/1791 (65)RevolutionaryMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
William Henry Harrison
-- b.2/9/1773 N.S. d.4/4/1841 N.S. (68)General, PresidentNames/Places: b. in Charles City County, Va.Misc: 9th U.S. President for only a month March 4, 1841 until his death, but gave the longest inaugural speech at 2 hours length
William Harrison Jr.
-- b.9/7/1895 d.5/25/1987 (91)Military Leader
-- b.??/??/1711 d.5/11/1779RevolutionaryMisc: Declaration of Independence signer; born between 1706 and 1713
Sir Henry Harwood
-- b.1/19/1888 d.6/9/1950 (62)Naval Officer, BritishMisc: Admiral
-- b.11/13/1834 d.3/27/1910 (75)GeneralMisc: led famous charge up San Juan Hill in Cuba on 7-2-1898
Ira Hamilton Hayes
-- b.1/12/1922 d.1/24/1955 (33)HeroMisc: WWII
-- b.9/23/1745 d.8/4/1781 (35)Revolutionary
-- b.5/29/1736 d.6/6/1799 (63)Orator, Revolutionary, Statesman, AttorneyMisc: Patriot
-- b.11/10/1728 d.8/16/1777 (48)Revolutionary, General
-- b.1/23/1730 d.11/10/1779 (49)Revolutionary, MerchantMisc: Shipowner; Declaration of Independence signer
Thomas Heyward Jr.
-- b.7/28/1746 d.3/6/1809 (62)Revolutionary, Attorney/LawyerMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Wild Bill Hickok
-- b.5/27/1837 d.8/2/1876 (39)Hero, Entertainment Figure, Gambler, GunslingerNames/Places: b. in Troy Grove, Illinois; RN:James Butler HickokMisc: Frontier Marshal; some say b. June 19
Ho Chi Minh
-- b.5/19/1890 d.9/3/1969 (79)Revolutionary, Head of StateMisc: North Vietnam president; d. Sep 2?
-- b.8/17/1870 d.3/16/1937 (66)Naval Officer, Hero
-- b.6/12/1893 d.11/12/1963 (70)Army Officer
-- b.1/5/1887 d.1/16/1966 (79)General
Sir Solomon Holchoy
-- b.4/20/1905 d.11/15/1983 (78)General, GovernorMisc: of Trinidad & Tobago
-- b.6/1/1831 N.S. or 6/29/1831 N.S. d.8/30/1879 N.S. (48)General
-- b.11/13/1814 d.10/31/1879 (64)General
-- b.6/17/1742 O.S. or 6/28/1742 N.S. d.10/14/1790 (48)Revolutionary, Politician, LawyerMisc: Declaration of Independence signer; June 17=O.S.; June 28=N.S.
-- b.4/26/1718 d.2/26/1802 (83)Naval OfficerMisc: the first commodore of the United States Navy in the period of the American Revolution (1775-83).
-- b.9/21/1737 J-LD or 10/2/1737 N.S. d.5/9/1791 N.S. (53)Author, Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist, GovernorMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Grace Murray Hopper
-- b.12/9/1906 d.1/1/1992 (85)Military Leader, Inventor, Mathematician, Computer Software ProgrammerNames/Places: NN:the first Lady of SoftwareMisc: COBOL computer language inventor
-- b.3/2/1793 d.7/26/1863 (70)Army Officer, Soldier, Senator, GovernorMisc: the first president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44); born near Lexington, Virginia.
John Eager Howard
-- b.6/4/1752 d.10/12/1827 (75)Revolutionary, Senator
-- b.3/8/1726 d.8/5/1799 (73)Revolutionary, Naval Officer
-- b.8/10/1729 d.7/12/1814 (84)Revolutionary, General
-- b.2/3/1903 d.7/30/1993 (90)Military LeaderMisc: Brigadier General, ex-NY Univ vice chancellor
-- b.3/9/1773 d.2/13/1843 (69)Naval Officer
-- b.7/10/1752 d.2/21/1818 (65)Revolutionary, Soldier, Diplomat
-- b.7/21/1802 d.2/2/1886 (83)General
-- b.7/5/1731 J-LD or 7/16/1731 N.S. d.1/5/1796 (64)Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist, GovernorMisc: Declaration of Independence signer; prez of Continental Congress, CT gov