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Robert Treat PAINE (1731-1814), signer of the Declaration of Independence, delegate to Continental Congress, judge, Attorney General of MA, attorney, minister.

Franklin PIERCE (1804-1869), 14th U. S. President, Congressman, Brig. General, and attorney, married Jane Means APPLETON (1806-1863), 12th First Lady.

Franklin PIERCE (1804-1869), 14th U. S. President, Congressman, Brig. General, and attorney, married Jane Means APPLETON (1806-1863), 12th First Lady.

George Ames PLIMPTON (1927-2003), literary journalist, author and sportsman. Editor of The Paris Review (from 1953), participant in various sports (boxing, baseball, football, hockey, golf, tennis), percussionist, author of several books (including Out of My League, 1961, and Paper Lion, 1966), teacher, graduate of Harvard and Cambridge. Married first Freddy Medora ESPY and second Sarah Whitehead DUDLEY.

William Sydney 'O. Henry' PORTER (1862-1910), short story writer.

Charles William POST (1854-1914), creator of Post Toasties (1904), Grape Nuts (1897) and Postum (1895), founder of Postum Cereal Company (1895), which was renamed General Foods Corp. (1922) and later became part of Kraft Foods, Inc.

Vincent Leonard PRICE (1911-1993), actor appearing in over 175 films spanning over 50 years beginning in 1938, honored with Life Career Awards in 1986 by the Academny of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, and in 1991 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, radio drama star, and noted art collector and critic. Married first 1938 (div. 1948) actress Edith BARRETT (1907-1977), second 1949 (div. 1973) costume designer Mary GRANT (1917-2002), and third 1974 actress Coral BROWNE (1913-1991).

Gen. Rufus PUTNAM (1738-1824), Surveyor General (1793), Northwest Territory Supreme Court Justice (1789), Brigadier General (1783), Colonel and Chief Engineer (1776), colonial wars soldier, and millwright, married first 1761 Elizabeth AYERS and second 1765 Persis RICE.

Ronald Wilson REAGAN (b. 1911), 40th U. S. President, Gov. of California, President of Screen Actors Guild, and actor, married first Jane WYMAN, nee Sarah Jane FOLKS, divorced before his Presidency, and second Nancy DAVIS, nee Anne Frances ROBBINS (b. 1921), 37th First Lady.

William Hubbs REHNQUIST (1924-2005), Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court (1986-2005), Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court (1972-1986).

Eliphalet REMINGTON, Jr. (1793-1861), inventor and firearms manufacturer, developer of the Remington rifle.

Frederick Sackrider 'Frederic' REMINGTON (1861-1909), western artist and sculptor.

Nelson Aldrich ROCKEFELLER (1908-1979), 41st U.S. Vice President (1974-1977), Governor of New York (1958-1973), served in various capacities in the Eisenhower, Truman and FDR administrations, graduated Dartmouth College 1930, married first 1930 Mary Todhunter CLARK, and second 1963 Margaretta 'Happy' MURPHY (mother of his two sons). Brother of John Davison III, Laurence Spelman, Winthrop (Gov. of AR), and David (Chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank), and uncle of John Davison IV (Gov. of WV). [Autograph]

Norman Perceval ROCKWELL (1894-1978), artist and illustrator, noted for Saturday Evening Post covers

George Wilcken ROMNEY (1907-1995), Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1969-1973), Governor of Michigan (1962-1969), President and Chairman of American Motors (1954-1962), married (1931) Lenore LaFAUNT.

Franklin Delano ROOSEVELT (1882-1945), 32nd U. S. President, Gov. of New York, Asst. Sec. of Navy, State Senator, and attorney, married Anna Eleanor ROOSEVELT (1884-1962), 29th First Lady.

Theodore ROOSEVELT, Jr. (1858-1919), 26th U. S. President, U. S. Vice President, Gov. of New York, Col. of the 'Rough Riders', Asst. Sec. of Navy, U.S. Civil Service Commissioner, and attorney, married first Alice Hathaway LEE (1861-1884), died before his Presidency, and second Edith Kermit CAROW (1861-1948), 22nd First Lady.

Elihu ROOT (1845-1937), U. S. Senator from NY (1909-1915), Nobel Peace Prize recipient 1912, Secretary of State (1905-1909), Secretary of War (1899-1904) attorney (1867-1899), married Clara WALES.

Hon. Jessie ROOT, LLD (1736-1822), Chief Justice of Connecticut.


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