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William Avery Rockefeller
William Avery "Bill" Rockefeller Sr. (November 13, 1810 – May 11, 1906) was an American businessman, lumberman, and salesman who went by the alias of Dr. William Levingston. He worked as a lumberman and then a traveling salesman who identified himself as a "botanic physician" and sold elixirs.[1] Two of his sons were Standard Oil co-founders John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) and William Avery Rockefeller
William Avery Rockefeller
Jr. (May 31, 1841 – June 24, 1922).Contents1 Family 2 Ancestry 3 Marriage and children 4 Scandal 5 Death 6 References 7 Sources 8 External linksFamily[edit] William Avery Rockefeller
William Avery Rockefeller
was born in Granger, New York
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Granger, New York
Granger is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 538 at the 2010 census.[3] The town was named after Francis Granger, United States Postmaster General. The town lies on the county's northern border and is northwest of Hornell, New York.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Communities and location in Granger 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Granger was part of the Morris Tract and called by the natives Sho-ne-ti-yea. The area was first settled around 1816. The town of Granger was established in 1838 from the town of Grove, after having been part of many towns incorporated earlier in Livingston County and Allegany County
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Auburn, New York
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 27,687.[4] It is the county seat of Cayuga County,[5] and the site of the maximum-security Auburn Correctional Facility, as well as the William H
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Mary Rockefeller
Rockefeller is a surname, and may refer to:Contents1 Rockefeller family 2 Other people 3 Institutions 4 Other 5 See also Rockefeller family[edit] Main article: Rockefeller family John D. Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller
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Jean Mauzé
Jean Mauzé (January 15, 1903 – January 1974) was a Manhattan banker, senior vice president of United States Trust Company and married Abby Rockefeller on April 23, 1953. After his wife created the Greenacre Foundation in 1968, he donated Greenacre Park to City of New York in 1971.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 See also 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] He was the son of Rev. Dr. J. Layton Mauzé. His brother was the Rev. Dr. George Mauzé.[1] Mauze graduated from Davidson College
Davidson College
in 1923. He was later awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws
Doctor of Laws
degree in 1972.[2] During World War II, he served in Navy in the Pacific and was a commander in the Reserve.[1] Career[edit] In 1941, he joined the United States Trust Company in New York and by 1961, was Senior Vice President. Although he retired from U.S
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Margaret Rockefeller Strong
Rockefeller is a surname, and may refer to:Contents1 Rockefeller family 2 Other people 3 Institutions 4 Other 5 See also Rockefeller family[edit] Main article: Rockefeller family John D. Rockefeller
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Marcellus Hartley Dodge Sr.
Marcellus Hartley
Marcellus Hartley
Dodge Sr. (February 28, 1881 – December 25, 1963) was the chairman of the board of Remington Arms Company
Remington Arms Company
and a member of the family associated with the Phelps Dodge Corporation. He was the president or director of several companies and the president of the Y.M.C.A.
Y.M.C.A.
in the United States. He was a well-known philanthropist with significant donations to many institutions and organizations and was a major contributor to the successful efforts to protect the Great Swamp.[1]Contents1 Biography1.1 Education and early adulthood 1.2 Marriage 1.3 Remington Arms Company 1.4 Champion of the Great Swamp 1.5 Death2 Legacy 3 External links 4 ReferencesBiography[edit] He was born on February 28, 1881 to Emma Hartley who died from complication of childbirth on March 3, 1881; and Norman White Dodge.[2] His paternal grandfather was William E
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Charles Augustus Strong
Charles Augustus Strong (28 November 1862 – 23 January 1940) was a philosopher and psychologist. He spent the earlier part of his career teaching in the United States of America, but he later settled in Italy, near Florence, and it was there between 1918 and 1936 that he wrote most of his works.[1]Contents1 Early life and studies 2 Career 3 Philosophy 4 Publications 5 ReferencesEarly life and studies[edit] Charles Augustus Strong was born in America on 28 November 1862, at Haverhill, Massachusetts. He was the eldest son of Augustus Hopkins Strong. In 1865 his father moved the family to Cleveland, Ohio, where they became acquainted with the family of John D. Rockefeller. Strong received education at the Rochester Theological Seminary, where his father was President. He entered the Phillips Exeter Academy
Phillips Exeter Academy
in Exeter, New Hampshire. Strong was a student of Latin and Greek, and edited the school paper
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Find A Grave
Find A Grave is a website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com. It receives and uploads digital photographs of headstones from burial sites, taken by unpaid volunteers at cemeteries
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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International Standard Serial Number
An International Standard Serial Number
International Standard Serial Number
(ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.[1] The ISSN is especially helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title. ISSN are used in ordering, cataloging, interlibrary loans, and other practices in connection with serial literature.[2] The ISSN system was first drafted as an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) international standard in 1971 and published as ISO 3297 in 1975.[3] ISO subcommittee TC 46/SC 9 is responsible for maintaining the standard. When a serial with the same content is published in more than one media type, a different ISSN is assigned to each media type. For example, many serials are published both in print and electronic media
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Bigamy
In cultures that practice marital monogamy, bigamy is the act of entering into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another.[1] Bigamy
Bigamy
is a crime in most Western countries, and when it occurs in this context often neither the first nor second spouse is aware of the other.[2][3] In countries that have bigamy laws, consent from a prior spouse makes no difference to the legality of the second marriage, which is usually considered void.Contents1 History of anti-bigamy laws 2 Legal situation2.1 By country3 ReferencesHistory of anti-bigamy laws[edit] Even before Chris
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Joseph Pulitzer
Joseph J. Pulitzer (/ˈpʊlɪtsər/ ( listen);[2] Hungarian: [ˈpulit͡sɛr]; born József Pulitzer;[a] April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911) was a newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. Pulitzer introduced the techniques of yellow journalism (a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news) to the newspapers he acquired in the 1880s. He became a leading national figure in the Democratic Party and was elected congressman from New York
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Snake Oil
Snake
Snake
oil is a Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine
(TCM) utilizing properties extracted from the Chinese water snake. It is applied topically to relieve minor physical pain, and has been used in TCM for many centuries. It continues to be a relatively common medicine prescribed by doctors practicing TCM. In Western culture, snake oil is most commonly associated with a placebo and/or deceptive marketing. This is due to the fact that many 19th century
19th century
United States
United States
and United Kingdom entrepreneurs advertised and sold mineral oil (often mixed with various household herbs, spices, and compounds,) as 'snake oil liniment' at medicine shows. Fraudulent marketing techniques employed by Western businesspersons producing snake oil are not dissimilar from most marketing campaigns employed by entrepreneurial business practices today
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Oswego, New York
Oswego /ɒsˈwiːɡoʊ/ is a city in Oswego County, New York, United States. The population was 18,142 at the 2010 census. Oswego is located on Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario
in north-central New York and promotes itself as "The Port City of Central New York". It is the county seat of Oswego County. The city of Oswego is bordered by the towns of Oswego, Minetto, and Scriba to the west, south, and east, respectively, and by Lake Ontario to the north. Oswego Speedway is a nationally known automobile racing facility. The State University of New York at Oswego
State University of New York at Oswego
is located just outside the city on the lake
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