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-- b.9/9/1809 d.1/8/1890 (80)Naval OfficerMisc: Commander, Union Navy
Sir Walter Raleigh
-- b.1/22/1552 J-LD d.10/29/1618 J-LD (66)Poet, Soldier, Explorer, Navigator, Outlaw, Courtier, EnglishMisc: was accused of trason in a plot to oust King James I and was beheaded.
-- b.5/1/1741 d.10/23/1817 (76)Revolutionary, Soldier, LawyerMisc: officer
Albert C. Read
-- b.3/29/1887 d.10/10/1967 (80)Naval Officer, Aviator
-- b.9/18/1733 d.9/21/1798 (65)Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist, Attorney/LawyerMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
-- b.8/27/1741 d.3/5/1785 (43)Revolutionary, Statesman
Samuel Chester Reid
-- b.8/24/1783 d.1/28/1861 (77)Naval Officer
-- b.12/21/1734 J-LD or 1/1/1735 N.S. d.5/10/1818 N.S. (83)Comic Strip Cartoonist, Engraver, Revolutionary, Inventor, StatesmanNames/Places: b. in Boston; d. in BostonMisc: Silversmith; Political; New England Patriot; False Teeth, Eye Glasses, Picture Frames, Surgical Tools, warned the colonists "The British Are Coming!"
-- b.3/5/1891 d.10/16/1947 (56)Military Leader, Songwriter, Singer, PianistMisc: Lt. of the First Canadians
Jean Baptiste Richambeau
-- b.7/1/1725 N.S. d.5/10/1807 N.S. (81)General, French
-- b.1/1/1754 d.6/18/1807 (53)Revolutionary
Henry M. Robert
-- b.5/2/1837 d.5/11/1923 (86)Author, GeneralBook Titles: Robert's Rules of Order
-- b.5/6/1758 d.7/28/1794 (36)Revolutionary, FrenchNames/Places: MN:Francois Marie Isidore de
-- b.2/21/1752 d.5/17/1831 (79)Revolutionary, Soldier, Pioneer
Captain Ell B. Rockwell
-- b.2/18/1830 d.12/3/1928 (98)CaptainMisc: of a steamboat
-- b.1/15/1881 d.8/26/1926 (45)Naval Officer, AviatorMisc: WWI
-- b.10/7/1728 d.6/26/1784 (55)Revolutionary, Politician, Statesman, LawyerMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Bernard W. Rogers
-- b.7/16/1921 d.10/27/2008 (87)GeneralMisc: Supreme Allied Commander
-- b.7/26/1823 d.??/??/????Naval OfficerMisc: ship captain
-- b.12/4/1932General, Head of State, Politician, South KoreanMisc: ex-President of South Korea (1988-93); Korean military officer and politician who as president of South Korea instituted democratic reforms.
Erwin K. Rommel
-- b.11/15/1891 d.10/14/1944 (52)General, Army Officer, GermanNames/Places: NN:The Desert Fox; d. suicide
-- b.9/23/1910 d.10/27/1990 (80)Author, General, Mayor, AnnouncerNames/Places: Franklin & Eleanor's son, Theodore's great nephew; wed 5x'sMisc: WWII Air Corps
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
-- b.9/13/1887 d.7/12/1944 (56)GeneralNames/Places: Theodore's son
-- b.9/6/1819 d.3/11/1898 (78)General, CongresspersonMisc: Union general and excellent strategist early in the American Civil War (1861-65); after his defeat in the Battle of Chickamauga (September 1863), he was relieved of his command.
-- b.1/1/1752 d.1/30/1836 (84)Revolutionary, InventorNames/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RN:Elizabeth GriscomMisc: Flagmaker (1776); legend has it that she sewed the first stars and stripes flag of the United States for George Washington during the Revolution.
-- b.5/10/1730 d.7/14/1779 (49)Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist, Politician, Attorney/LawyerMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Andrew Summers Rowan
-- b.4/23/1857 d.1/10/1943 (85)General, Army Officer
Karl V. Rundstedt
-- b.12/12/1875 d.2/24/1953 (77)General
-- b.12/24/1745 J-LD or 1/4/1746 N.S. d.4/19/1813 N.S. (67)Revolutionary, Physician, HumanitarianMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Louis Russel Jr.
-- b.4/25/1925 d.11/27/1974 (49)HeroMisc: Longest surviving heart transplant recipient in 1968
Charles Joseph Anthony "Rush" Russhon
-- b.3/23/1911 d.6/26/1982 (71)HeroMisc: Air Force Lt. Colonel invaluable as a key production liaison on five James Bond films
-- b.10/7/1745 d.2/17/1830 (84)Revolutionary, Soldier, Philanthropist
-- b.11/23/1749 d.1/23/1800 (50)Revolutionary, Congressperson, LawyerMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Ramón Castro Ruz
-- b.10/14/1924 N.S. d.2/23/2016 N.S. (91)Revolutionary, Celebrity Relative, CubanNames/Places: Angel's son, brother of Fidel and Raul