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-- b.11/16/1861 d.11/5/1930 (68)Prime Minister, ItalianMisc: Italy's last prime minister before the fascist leader Benito Mussolini gained power (Oct. 31, 1922).
Sir Arthur William Fadden
-- b.4/13/1895 d.4/21/1973 (78)Politician
Charles Warren Fairbanks
-- b.5/11/1852 N.S. d.6/4/1918 N.S. (66)Vice PresidentMisc: 26th U.S. Vice President 1905-9; he was sometimes referred to as "the last of America's log-cabin statesmen."
-- b.2/6/1908 d.11/20/1999 (91)Politician, ItalianMisc: premier of Italy
-- b.4/3/1964 N.S.Politician, EnglishMisc: helped found the United Kingdom Independence Party
-- b.10/2/1926Politician, Attorney, Educator, Political ActivistNames/Places: NN:Sissy Farenthold
-- b.8/9/1901 d.5/6/1990 (88)Mayor, TV/Movie ActorTV Shows: Seventh Heaven, My Little Margie (as Vernon Albright)
Alexander A. Farrelly
-- b.12/29/1923 d.9/10/2002 (78)GovernorMisc: was the governor of the United States Virgin Islands serving from 1987 to 1995
Orval E. Faubus
-- b.1/7/1910 d.12/14/1994 (84)GovernorMisc: whose refusal to let nine black students into Little Rock's Central High School in 1957 forced President Eisenhower to send in federal troops
Anthony S. Fauci
-- b.12/24/1940Immunologist, Physician, Government OfficialMisc: Federal health administrator
Walter Edward Fauntroy
-- b.2/6/1933Pastor, Politician, Civil Rights LeaderMisc: Delegate; former pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Russell D. Feingold
-- b.6/22/1933Senator, MayorMisc: San Francisco Mayor, U.S. Senator
-- b.6/10/1835 d.1/24/1930 (94)Author, Commentator, SenatorMisc: the first woman senator
-- b.2/25/1910 d.9/16/1992 (82)Writer, Editor, CongresspersonMisc: Vogue Editor; told us to "get out and vogue" decades before MaDonna did.
-- b.12/18/1863 d.6/28/1914 (50)Politician, Leader, AustrianMisc: Austrian Archduke
Miriam Amanda Ferguson
-- b.6/13/1875 d.6/25/1961 (86)GovernorMisc: was the first female Governor of Texas in 1925
-- b.2/19/1953 N.S.President, Argentine
Geraldine Anne Ferraro
-- b.8/26/1935 d.3/26/2011 (75)PoliticianMisc: the first woman nominated as a candidate of a major political party for U.S. Vice President in 1984.
José Figueres Ferrer
-- b.9/9/1906 d.6/8/1990 (83)Head of State, Costa RicanMisc: Costa Rica leader
-- b.6/8/1748 d.7/16/1828 (80)Senator, Statesman
David Dudley Field
-- b.2/13/1805 N.S. d.4/13/1894 N.S. (89)Lawyer, AmericanMisc: whose advocacy of law codification had international effects.
Stephen Johnson Field
-- b.11/4/1816 d.4/9/1899 (82)Supreme Court Justice
-- b.11/22/1962Congressperson, Attorney
Abigail Powers Fillmore
-- b.3/13/1798 d.3/30/1853 (55)First LadyNames/Places: Millard's wife #1
Caroline Carmichael McIntosh Fillmore
-- b.10/21/1813 d.8/11/1881 (67)First LadyNames/Places: Millard's wife #2
-- b.1/7/1800 d.3/8/1874 (74)President/Vice PresidentNames/Places: b. in Summerhill, NYMisc: 12th U.S. Vice President; 13th U.S. President 1850-53
-- b.10/9/1925 d.10/10/1995 (70)Politician, Actor
-- b.4/15/1930Head of State, Icelandian
-- b.2/12/1925 d.7/28/2001 (76)GovernorMisc: Populist
-- b.8/3/1808 N.S. d.9/7/1893 N.S. (85)Statesman, Presidential AideMisc: sec of state under Grant
-- b.12/7/1888 d.1/18/1991 (102)Congressperson
-- b.11/24/1942Government OfficialMisc: White House spokesman & press secretary under Bush
-- b.9/13/1960Government Official
Lawrence "Larry" Fleisher
-- b.9/26/1930 N.S. d.5/4/1989 N.S. (58)Attorney, Sports FigureMisc: Sports Agent
-- b.6/12/1905 d.9/7/1996 (91)Politician, Government Official
-- b.12/22/1924 d.7/12/2005 (80)Government Official, NFL PlayerMisc: Deptartment of Labor assistant secretary, the highest ranking black in the Nixon administration
-- b.11/26/1903 d.5/28/1994 (90)Congressperson
James J. "Jim" Florio
-- b.12/17/1734 d.8/4/1821 (86)Revolutionary, Congressperson, StatesmanMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
-- b.8/7/1890 d.9/5/1964 (74)Presidential Aide, Feminist, Political Activist
Thomas S. Foley
-- b.3/6/1929 d.10/18/2013 (84)PoliticianMisc: (Rep-D-WA, 1965-94)/majority whip/speaker of house
Jim Folsom Jr.
-- b.11/23/1893 d.9/27/1976 (82)Government OfficialMisc: wrote the 1935 Social Security Act
Hiram L. Fong
-- b.10/1/1906 d.8/18/2004 (97)SenatorMisc: Hawaii's first U.S. Senator
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Jr.
-- b.7/18/1947Publisher, PoliticianNames/Places: NN: Steve
-- b.4/8/1918 d.7/8/2011 (93)First Lady, Philanthropist, DancerNames/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Elizabeth Bloomer Warren Ford; Gerald's wifeMisc: founded own clinic
-- b.6/13/1887 d.1/27/1970 (82)Senator, Comedian, PanelistTV Shows: Can You Top This?
Gerald Rudolph Ford
-- b.7/14/1913 d.12/26/2006 (93)President/Vice President, GolferNames/Places: RN: Leslie Lynch King Jr.; Betty's husband; b. in Omaha, NEMisc: the 40th U.S. Vice President and 38th U.S. President (1974-76), both non-elected positions, a first (Tyler was the first non-elected President); lettered as center on undefeated Michigan football teams in 1932 and '33, team MVP of 1934 squad; he received contract offers from the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions, which he turned down in favor of law school.
Harold Ford Jr.
-- b.5/11/1970 N.S.Politician
-- b.5/28/1969 N.S. d.3/22/2016 N.S. (46)MayorMisc: 64th Mayor of Toronto
Wendell Hampton Ford
-- b.9/8/1924 d.1/22/2015 (90)SenatorMisc: Minority Whip
-- b.2/10/1934 d.9/7/2004 (70)Governor
James V. Forrestal
-- b.2/15/1892 d.5/22/1949 (57)PoliticianNames/Places: MN: VincentMisc: the first Secretary of Defense
-- b.6/19/1910 d.4/5/1982 (71)Supreme Court JusticeMisc: Associate Supreme Court Justice 1965-69
Vincent Foster Jr.
-- b.1/15/1945 d.7/20/1993 (48)Attorney/Lawyer
-- b.4/7/1772 d.10/10/1837 (65)Politician, Socialist
Wyche Fowler Jr.
-- b.10/6/1940Politician, Senator, Ambassador
-- b.12/20/1959Attorney, Punk Rock BassistNames/Places: RN:Jacqueline Louise FuchsGroup Names: The Runaways
-- b.7/2/1942Head of StateMisc: ex-President of Mexico
-- b.3/31/1940Congressperson, Gay
-- b.5/21/1951Author, Comedy Writer, Senator, Comedian, TV ProducerTV Shows: Saturday Night Live (semi-regular 1976-80 & frequent guest aka Stuart "Daily Affirmation" Smalley among other characters, and a writer)
-- b.11/15/1882 d.2/22/1965 (82)Supreme Court JusticeMisc: 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62)
-- b.3/19/1940Presidential AideMisc: Secretary of Commerce
-- b.1/17/1706 N.S. or 1/6/1705 J-LD or 1/6/1706 Ju-1 d.4/17/1790 N.S. (84)Author, Philosopher, Scientist, Inventor, Publisher, Printer, Statesman, Diplomat, Philanthropist, AmericanNames/Places: b. in Boston; d. in PhiladelphiaMisc: Postmaster General; Declaration of Independence signer; invented bifocals, streetlights, lightning rods, stoves, & harmonicas; Elder Statesman of the American Revolution; 1st Ambassador of France; on a $100 billBook Titles: Poor Richard's Almanac
-- b.9/4/1937 N.S.Politician, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AustralianMisc: the first woman to break the 1-minute barrier at 100 meters (59.9 in 1962); the only swimmer to win the same event in three successive Olympics: gold medals in 100m freestyle at 3 consecutive Olympics (1956,60,64).
-- b.8/28/1884 d.12/12/1950 (66)Prime Minister, StatesmanMisc: his leadership during World War II increased New Zealand's international stature.
-- b.1/6/1951Government OfficialMisc: Former FBI director
Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen
-- b.8/4/1817 d.5/20/1885 (67)Senator
Colonel Frederick Frelinghuysen
-- b.4/13/1753 d.4/13/1804 (51)Revolutionary, Senator, Statesman, Attorney/Lawyer
John Charles Fremont
-- b.1/21/1813 d.7/13/1890 (77)General, Explorer, Pioneer, GovernorNames/Places: NN:PathfinderMisc: mapmaker and explorer of Western United States
-- b.4/24/1924 d.4/15/2009 (84)Writer, Politician, British
William H. Frist
-- b.2/22/1952Surgeon, SenatorNames/Places: RN: William Harrison Frist Sr., NN: BillMisc: began his career as a heart and lung transplant surgeon
-- b.7/26/1938 N.S. or 8/4/1938 N.S.Head of State, PeruvianMisc: Peru President 1990-2000
James "J." William Fulbright
-- b.4/9/1905 d.2/9/1995 (89)SenatorMisc: sen-D-Arkansas
Melville Weston Fuller
-- b.2/11/1833 d.7/4/1910 (77)Supreme Court Chief JusticeMisc: 8th Chief Justice 1888-1910
Jaime B. Fuster
-- b.1/12/1941 d.12/3/2007 (66)Politician