More of Our Ancestors

More of Our Ances­tors who laid a good foundation…

  • Caleb Strong (1745–1819), gov­er­nor of Mass­a­chu­setts and one of state’s first U.S. senators
  • Wal­ter Loomis New­berry (1805–1868), mer­chant, banker, phil­an­thropist, founder of the New­berry Library in Chicago
  • Fred­er­ick Law Olm­sted (1822–1903), land­scape archi­tect and author, designer of Cen­tral Park in New York City
  • Tal­cott Par­sons (1902–1979), soci­ol­o­gist and scholar
  • Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914), prag­ma­tist philosopher
  • William Lyon Phelps (1865–1943), lit­er­ary critic and teacher
  • Philip Win­ston Pills­bury (1903-), pres­i­dent and chair­man of the Board, Pills­bury (Flour) Co.
  • Low­ell Jack­son Thomas (1892–1981), travel author and radio and tele­vi­sion commentator
  • Cur­tis Dwight Wilbur, Sec­re­tary of Navy under Pres­i­dent Coolidge and chief jus­tice of the Cal­i­for­nia supreme court, and
  • Ray Lyman Wilbur (1879–1949), U.S. Sec­re­tary of the Inte­rior and pres­i­dent of Stan­ford University
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