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List of Businesspeople
FieldFirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
BankerWalter 1910NYNew York CoNew York City
ManufacturerJohn Whittaker 1910CTNew Haven CoWaterbury
InsuranceCharles Edgar 1915-1917CTHartford CoHartford
SalesmanHoward Ferris 1919ILCook CoChicago
BrokerMorgan Orland 1910CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
BrokerGeorge Townsend 1895NYNew York CoNew York City
BankerAlfred Lawrence 1910MAWorcester CoWorcester
Real EstateHarold Larov 1914-1917MASuffolk CoBoston
SalesmanDurfee Sexton 1913-1915NYMonroe CoRochester
BrokerEarle 1908NYNew York CoNew York City
InsuranceElbridge Cutler 1865-1870OHHamilton CoCincinnati
InsuranceElbridge Cutler 1884-1892NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessFreeman 1893-1900CASan Francisco CoSan Francisco
MerchantIra Richard 1882-1885NYNew York CoNew York City
ManufacturerJaines Ferpisoti 1895CTNew Haven CoMeriden
MerchantJohn Dewitt Hamilton 1876-1887CASan Francisco CoSan Francisco
BusinessMarcus Clyde 1879-1892NYMadison CoHamilton
InsuranceWalter Bateman 1901-1906CTHartford CoHartford
BusinessWilliam Ryal 1883-1909MNRamsey CoSt Paul
MerchantZachariah Nelson 1890NYKings CoBrooklyn
Dry Goods MerchantWilliam P. 1872-1883NYRensselaer CoTroy
InsuranceFrederick Brevoort 1889-1893NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessHallock Calvin 1896NYFulton CoGloversville
ManufacturerCharles Alphonso 1880CODenver CoDenver
BusinessGeorge Parker 1910-1912NYKings CoBrooklyn
BusinessJeremiah Forest 1850-1905NYAlbany CoAlbany
BrokerIngersoll 1892-1900MASuffolk CoBoston
Real EstateArthur Ray 1906-1908NYWestchester CoMount Vernon
BusinessCharles Frederick 1861-1879NYMonroe CoRochester
Real EstateIrving Monroe 1903-1908NYWestchester CoMount Vernon
BusinessJohn Abraham 1896NYNew York CoNew York City
MerchantCharles Henry 1910MASuffolk CoBoston
InsuranceEdward Hotchkiss 1896ALJefferson CoBirmingham
InsuranceGeorge Austin 1902MNHennepin CoMinneapolis
MerchantJoseph 1857-1895OHHamilton CoCincinnati
Real EstateJoseph Hyde 1906ILCook CoChicago
BusinessMyron Morris 1919CTHartford CoHartford
MerchantWilliam Hill 1866OHHamilton CoCincinnati
SalesmanHenry Knox 1882-1883PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
GrocerSolon 1879-1890MNHennepin CoMinneapolis
Real EstateWilliam Henry 1883-1885MAMiddlesex CoChestnut Hill
BusinessEdward West 1878-1881MAHampden CoWestfield
MerchantWilliam Holt 1904NYMonroe CoRochester
BookkeeperMarcellus Chandler 1904-1905NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessAustin Lewis 1910NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessCuyler Wesley 1917NYMonroe CoRochester
MerchantCharles Fullerton 1879MASuffolk CoBoston
BankerHorace 1910NYNew York CoNew York City
ManufacturerWilliam Rhodes 1860-1870MASuffolk CoBoston
BookkeeperEarl Franklin 1907NYNew York CoNew York City
ManufacturerJames Wallace 1910MECumberland CoPortland
ManufacturerJames Wallace 1910MECumberland CoPortland
MerchantLewis Arthur 1880OHCuyahoga CoCleveland
MerchantWilliam Silas 1907MAMiddlesex CoCambridge
BusinessCharles Henry 1885-1892NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessEdward Everett 1885-1886NYAlbany CoAlbany
BusinessFrancis Marion 1878MDBaltimore City
BusinessHenry 1869-1880NYNew York CoNew York City
BankerBernadotte 1878NYKings CoBrooklyn
BusinessNathan Disbrow 1852-1858NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessLorenzo Giles La 1882PALackawanna CoScranton
SalesmanEarl Herbert 1919OHCuyahoga CoCleveland
BusinessEverett 1880-1881NYNew York CoNew York City
BankerArthur Latham 1868-1871NYNew York CoNew York City
Real EstateAshbel Hinman 1900NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessAlmond 1874-1878PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
InsuranceAlmond 1889-1893OHHamilton CoCincinnati
BusinessAlmond 1893-1898MASuffolk CoBoston
InsuranceAlmond 1898PADauphin CoHarrisburg
ManufacturerEdmund Drinan 1895-1897PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
BrokerCharles Leffingwell 1881-1887NYOneida CoUtica
ManufacturerAldrich 1906CASan Francisco CoSan Francisco
InsuranceHarry Arthur 1901-1902CTMiddlesex CoMiddletown
BusinessAlfred S. 1844-1858NYNew York CoNew York City
InsuranceMarcus Fred 1888MIKent CoGrand Rapids
InsuranceMark Alphonso 1910-1911MIWayne CoDetroit
InsuranceMark Alphonso 1912OHLucas CoToledo
ManufacturerEdward 1910NYMonroe CoRochester
BookkeeperHenry, Jr 1859-1861LAOrleans ParishNew Orleans
ManufacturerClinton Lewis 1910MECumberland CoPortland
ManufacturerClinton Lewis 1910MECumberland CoPortland
ManufacturerHartley Cone 1878-1888MECumberland CoBrunswick
BusinessWalter Cabot 1884-1896MASuffolk CoBoston
MerchantCharles Carr 1889-1890NYMonroe CoRochester
ManufacturerFred Wahn 1902-1904CTNew Haven CoWaterbury
BusinessJoseph Henry 1879-1881CTNew Haven CoNew Haven
InsuranceJohn Spring 1899-1905NYCayuga CoAuburn
BankerHoward Parry 1908NYNew York CoNew York City
BankerIsaac, Jr 1867-1870NYNew York CoNew York City
BankerAugust 1910NYNew York CoNew York City
BusinessAlfred Davies 1908-1915NYNew York CoNew York City
InsuranceWilliam Alexander 1907TNDavidson CoNashville
ManufacturerGeorge Murray 1901-1906NYNew York CoNew York City
MerchantRaymond Marshall 1906NYMonroe CoRochester
ManufacturerArtemas 1873-1881NJEssex CoNewark
BusinessJoseph Smith 1871MASuffolk CoBoston
BankerOtis Munro 1875NYOnondaga CoBaldwinsville
BrokerWalter Irving 1892MASuffolk CoBoston
BankerDavid Lane 1910KYJefferson CoLouisville
ManufacturerHenry 1910MAWorcester CoWorcester

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4BusinesspeopleCA, Alameda Co, Oakland
8BusinesspeopleCA, Los Angeles Co, Los Angeles
6BusinesspeopleCA, Los Angeles Co, Pasadena
4BusinesspeopleCA, San Diego Co, San Diego
20BusinesspeopleCA, San Francisco Co, San Francisco
8BusinesspeopleCO, Denver Co, Denver
27BusinesspeopleCT, Hartford Co, Hartford
3BusinesspeopleCT, Hartford Co, Hazardville
3BusinesspeopleCT, Middlesex Co, Cromwell
9BusinesspeopleCT, Middlesex Co, Middletown
6BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, Meriden
12BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, New Haven
6BusinesspeopleCT, New Haven Co, Waterbury
5BusinesspeopleCT, New London Co, New London
5BusinesspeopleGA, Fulton Co, Atlanta
3BusinesspeopleIA, Clinton Co, Clinton
3BusinesspeopleIA, Fayette Co, Fayette
3BusinesspeopleIA, Polk Co, Des Moines
84BusinesspeopleIL, Cook Co, Chicago
7BusinesspeopleIL, McLean Co, Bloomington
14BusinesspeopleIN, Marion Co, Indianapolis
4BusinesspeopleKS, Shawnee Co, Topeka
3BusinesspeopleKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville
9BusinesspeopleLA, Orleans Parish, New Orleans
3BusinesspeopleMA, Berkshire Co, North Adams
5BusinesspeopleMA, Berkshire Co, Pittsfield
3BusinesspeopleMA, Bristol Co, Fall River
5BusinesspeopleMA, Essex Co, Lynn
8BusinesspeopleMA, Hampden Co, Springfield
3BusinesspeopleMA, Hampden Co, Westfield
4BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Cambridge
3BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Chestnut Hill
6BusinesspeopleMA, Middlesex Co, Lowell
149BusinesspeopleMA, Suffolk Co, Boston
3BusinesspeopleMA, Suffolk Co, Jamaica Plain
13BusinesspeopleMA, Worcester Co, Worcester
11BusinesspeopleMD, Baltimore City
5BusinesspeopleME, Cumberland Co, Brunswick
33BusinesspeopleME, Cumberland Co, Portland
4BusinesspeopleME, Kennebec Co, Augusta
8BusinesspeopleME, Penobscot Co, Bangor
3BusinesspeopleME, Washington Co, Calais
9BusinesspeopleMI, Kent Co, Grand Rapids
20BusinesspeopleMI, Wayne Co, Detroit
11BusinesspeopleMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis
5BusinesspeopleMN, Ramsey Co, St Paul
3BusinesspeopleMN, St Louis Co, Duluth
12BusinesspeopleMO, Jackson Co, Kansas City
4BusinesspeopleMS, Tate Co, Senatobia
3BusinesspeopleMS, Yalobusha Co, Water Valley
6BusinesspeopleNC, New Hanover Co, Wilmington
4BusinesspeopleNE, Douglas Co, Omaha
2BusinesspeopleNE, Lancaster Co, Lincoln
17BusinesspeopleNJ, Essex Co, Newark
4BusinesspeopleNJ, Hudson Co, Jersey City
3BusinesspeopleNJ, Passaic Co, Paterson
3BusinesspeopleNJ, Union Co, Elizabeth
4BusinesspeopleNJ, Union Co, Plainfield
13BusinesspeopleNY, Albany Co, Albany
13BusinesspeopleNY, Broome Co, Binghamton
5BusinesspeopleNY, Cayuga Co, Auburn
28BusinesspeopleNY, Erie Co, Buffalo
3BusinesspeopleNY, Fulton Co, Gloversville
4BusinesspeopleNY, Jefferson Co, Watertown
18BusinesspeopleNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn
18BusinesspeopleNY, Madison Co, Hamilton
33BusinesspeopleNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
338BusinesspeopleNY, New York Co, New York City
4BusinesspeopleNY, Niagara Co, Lockport
12BusinesspeopleNY, Oneida Co, Utica
3BusinesspeopleNY, Onondaga Co, Baldwinsville
17BusinesspeopleNY, Onondaga Co, Syracuse
2BusinesspeopleNY, Ontario Co, Geneva
2BusinesspeopleNY, Queens Co, Flushing
9BusinesspeopleNY, Rensselaer Co, Troy
3BusinesspeopleNY, Saratoga Co, Saratoga Springs
3BusinesspeopleNY, Westchester Co, Mount Vernon
3BusinesspeopleOH, Butler Co, Oxford
28BusinesspeopleOH, Cuyahoga Co, Cleveland
3BusinesspeopleOH, Erie Co, Sandusky
6BusinesspeopleOH, Franklin Co, Columbus
21BusinesspeopleOH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati
6BusinesspeopleOH, Lucas Co, Toledo
3BusinesspeopleOH, Mahoning Co, Youngstown
5BusinesspeopleOH, Summit Co, Akron
18BusinesspeoplePA, Allegheny Co, Pittsburgh
4BusinesspeoplePA, Dauphin Co, Harrisburg
4BusinesspeoplePA, Lackawanna Co, Scranton
45BusinesspeoplePA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia
26BusinesspeopleRI, Providence Co, Providence
3BusinesspeopleSD, Minnehaha Co, Sioux Falls
7BusinesspeopleTN, Davidson Co, Nashville
7BusinesspeopleTN, Shelby Co, Memphis
6BusinesspeopleUT, Salt Lake Co, Salt Lake City
5BusinesspeopleVA, Richmond City
10BusinesspeopleWA, King Co, Seattle
5BusinesspeopleWI, Milwaukee Co, Milwaukee
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21 Jul 2019Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers, 19131,6041,604
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17 Jul 2019Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers, 19091,6271,627
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11 Jul 2019Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers, 19021,0411,041
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09 Jul 2019Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers, 1854531531
06 Jul 2019Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers, 18642,6652,665
05 Jul 2019Officers of the Navy (Early)303303
04 Jul 2019Officers of Navy Yards, Vessels, 18654,6264,626
03 Jul 2019Naval Officers of the War of 1812422422
30 Jun 2019Register of the Navy, 1816-18364,8192,403
28 Jun 2019Records of Living Officers of the US Navy, 189891019
23 Jun 2019Officers in the Confederate States Navy, 1861-18651,5818
19 Jun 2019Records of Living Officers of the US Navy, 18802,32397
07 Jun 2019United States Naval Academy2,251
03 Jun 2019Records of Living Officers of the US Navy, 189410,307200
03 Jun 2019added 'Naval Service' type
01 Jun 2019Zeta Psi Fraternity, 1847-1899172
31 May 2019Illinois Wesleyan University Historical Sketch, 1857-1895923
31 May 2019Kenyon College Catalogue, 1825-1872350
27 May 2019Ohio Wesleyan University, 1844-18941,001
17 May 2019North Texas State Teachers College Catalog115
16 May 2019University of Texas Record218
09 May 2019Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, 19114,495
04 May 2019added 'Business' (Finance) and 'Engineer' (Science) types
03 May 2019Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Catalogue, 19105,822
28 Apr 2019Hopkins Grammar School Catalogue3,342
28 Apr 2019added 'US Consul' type
27 Apr 2019Department of Elementary School Principals, 19241,296
26 Apr 2019Department of Elementary School Principals, 1922-1923529
25 Apr 2019Schools of Buffalo50
25 Apr 2019Yearbook of the National Assoc of Secondary Schools 1923131
24 Apr 2019Yearbook of the National Assoc of Secondary Schools 192072
24 Apr 2019Yearbook of the National Assoc of Secondary Schools 191763
21 Apr 2019Andover, Abbot Academy117
19 Apr 2019Haverford College Biographical Catalogue, 1833-19223,162
17 Apr 2019Sutton Mass List of Teachers175
15 Apr 2019West Newton School, 1871-1893201
11 Apr 2019Smith College Catalogue 1875-19109,183
08 Apr 2019Wellesley College General Catalog 1875-19126,396
08 Apr 2019Vassar College Fourth General Catalogue, 1861-19105,015
05 Apr 2019University of Illinois Alumni Record2,688
05 Apr 2019added 'Architect' type
04 Apr 2019Wayne Co NY Ministers Project59
03 Apr 2019Episcopal Convention of CT 187752
22 Mar 2019DePauw University Alumni Register2,518
20 Mar 2019Kalamazoo College Historical Catalogue 1851-1902635
18 Mar 2019Third general catalogue of Colby College 1820-19081,175
15 Mar 2019Bowdoin Catalogue 1794-19167,616
13 Mar 2019Biographical catalogue of Lafayette college, 1832-19126,309
11 Mar 2019Catalogue of Kimball Union Academy3,241
10 Mar 2019History of the Polk Co Baptist Association57
10 Mar 2019History of the Seneca Baptist Association177
09 Mar 2019Presbytery of Westchester NY205
07 Mar 2019History of the Presbytery of Steuben362
06 Mar 2019History of the Presbytery of Central Texas446
06 Mar 2019added: if searching results in records for only one person, the
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