Pierre de Lagarde Boal (1895-1966) —
also known as Pierre de L. Boal —
of Boalsburg, Centre
Born in Thonon-les-Bains, France
of American parents, September
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer;
U.S. Consul General in Ottawa, as of 1935; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1941-42; U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia, 1942-44.
Died in Paris, France,
24, 1966 (age 70 years, 237
John Depinet (b. 1855) —
of Erie, Erie
County, Pa.; New Orleans, Orleans
Born in Erie, Erie
County, Pa., November
County Register and Recorder, 1891-1896; mayor of
Erie, Pa., 1899-1901.
French and German
ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons;
of Michael Depinet (died 1881) and Mary (Ehret) Depinet (died 1856);
2, 1882, to Jessie Densmore (1858-1900).|
Francis A. Freer (1843-1908) —
also known as Frank A. Freer —
of Galesburg, Knox
Born in Pennsylvania, April 6,
Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school
teacher; postmaster at Galesburg,
Ill., 1889-93, 1897-1908.
French Huguenot and Scotch-Irish
ancestry. Member, Grand
Army of the Republic; Good
Order of United Workmen; Odd
Died, from heart
disease, in Galesburg, Knox
County, Ill., December
16, 1908 (age 65 years, 254
Interment at Hope
Cemetery, Galesburg, Ill.
of Abram Freer and Mary (McKimens) Freer; married, December
26, 1871, to Jennie E. Christy (1850-1903; she and her daughter
Alda Freer Henry were among the 602 killed in the Iroquois Theatre
fire in Chicago).|
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John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853) —
also known as John B. Gibson; John Banister
of Carlisle, Cumberland
Born in Westover Mill, Cumberland County (now Perry
County), Pa., November
member of Pennsylvania
state house of representatives, 1810-12; justice of
Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1816-27, 1851-53; chief
justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1827-51.
and French Huguenot ancestry.
Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa., May 2,
1853 (age 72 years, 175
Interment at Old
Carlisle Cemetery, Carlisle, Pa.
John Mathiot (1784-1843) —
of Columbia, Lancaster
County, Pa.; Lancaster, Lancaster
Born in Lancaster, Lancaster
County, Pa., December
Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia,
Pa., 1807-18; Lancaster
County Sheriff, 1818; mayor
of Lancaster, Pa., 1831-43; died in office 1843.
French Huguenot ancestry.
Died in Columbia, Lancaster
County, Pa., January
22, 1843 (age 58 years, 27
Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946) —
of Milford, Pike
Born in Simsbury, Hartford
County, Conn., August
Chief Forester of the U.S.; close confidant of President Theodore
Roosevelt; candidate for U.S.
Senator from Pennsylvania, 1914 (Roosevelt Progressive), 1926
(Republican primary); Governor of
Pennsylvania, 1923-27, 1931-35; defeated in Republican primary,
French ancestry. Member, American
Academy of Arts and Sciences; American
Forestry Association; American
Academy of Political and Social Science.
Died, from leukemia,
at the Harkness Pavilion, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical
Center, Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., October
4, 1946 (age 81 years, 54
Interment at Milford
Cemetery, Milford, Pa.
Daniel Roberdeau (1727-1795) —
of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Born in St.
member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1756; Delegate
to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1777-79; general in
the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
French and Scottish
Died in Winchester,
5, 1795 (age about 67
Interment at Mt.
Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
Albion Winegar Tourgee (1838-1905) —
also known as Albion W. Tourgee —
of Greensboro, Guilford
County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake
County, N.C.; Denver,
Colo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa.; Mayville, Chautauqua
Born in Williamsfield, Ashtabula
County, Ohio, May 2,
Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper
to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868, 1875;
superior court judge in North Carolina, 1868-75; candidate for U.S.
Representative from North Carolina, 1878; author;
U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1897-1905, died in office 1905.
French Huguenot and Swiss
Died, of acute
uremia, due to an infected
wound, in Bordeaux, France,
21, 1905 (age 67 years, 19
ashes interred at Mayville
Cemetery, Mayville, N.Y.
Ruby Ross Vale (1874-1961) —
also known as Ruby R. Vale —
of Milford, Sussex
Born in Carlisle, Cumberland
County, Pa., October
delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1912
on Rules and Order of Business), 1916,
French Huguenot ancestry. Member, American Bar
Judicature Society; American
Academy of Political and Social Science; American
Historical Association; Phi
Kappa Psi; Theta
Nu Epsilon; Freemasons;
2, 1961 (age 86 years, 75
Samuel Matthews Vauclain (1856-1940) —
also known as Samuel M. Vauclain —
of Rosemont, Montgomery
Born in Port Richmond, Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa., May 18,
delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920.
French and Scotch-Irish
ancestry. Member, American
Society of Civil Engineers; American
Society of Mechanical Engineers; American
Died, of a heart
attack, in Rosemont, Montgomery
County, Pa., February
4, 1940 (age 83 years, 262
Interment at Church
of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Pa.