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  1. U.S. Marine Corps in 1980, in 91, joined HMX1 flying George H. W. Bush & Clinton. In 2006 became Commanding Officer flying Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Retired 2011
  2. Born 1895 One of oldest people in the world. Lives in Fance
  3. Author. Daughter of Pierre & Marie Curie
  4. Former East-German Politician, Member of the Central Committee of the East-German party SED, lives in Leegebruch
  5. Civil rights figure, Montgomery bus boycott. Her mother was a lifelong childhood friend of Rosa Parks, and Lacey as a young woman worked as an assistant to the MIA, led by Martin Luther King to organize the bus boycott after Parks' arrest
  6. Civil Rights figure (1926-2016). Montgomery Police Department (1948-70), Officer and Police Chief. Pictured in iconic photo of Rosa Parks being fingerprinted during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Also seen in a photo booking Martin Luther King Jr. the follow
  7. Israeli world-record-holding Olympic racewalker, Bergen-Belsen survivor, Munich Massacre survivor, and Professor of Industrial Engineering; born April 2, 1936 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  8. Civil Rights Activist
  9. Diplomat. was the senior American official held hostage during the Iran hostage crisis
  10. WW2/Radio & Radar Operator on Avenger Torpedo Bomber, which carried a crew of three
  11. Dallas Morning News photographer who, among other pics, took the photo of Jackie Kennedy leaving Parkland Hospital to ride in the hearse carrying President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's body to Love Field
  12. Centenarian (1899-2005). One of the last living Canadian WWI veterans
  13. Holocaust Survivor deported to Auschwitz concentration camp from hometown of Lodz Poland in 1944, aged 14 on arrival at camp, was originally separated her from twin sister Miriam by camp physician Josef Mengele and sent to the crematorium
  14. Officer and pilot of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) during WWII. (Born 1918). Buchenwald concentration camp survivor
  15. Retired Air Force member, worked as an VIP Air Force Crew Member, served various times on Air Force One, Air Force Two, and First Lady Missions. Lead Usher for President George H W Bush Funeral. Traveled w/several Presidents, First Ladies and other distin
  16. hypnotist
  17. JFK Secret Service
  18. Poet/Writer/Holocaust Survivor/'Threads : Poetry of a Survivor of Auschwitz' by Maria Landowska (1985)
  19. Former Assistant Administrator of Parkland Hospital, on duty at time of JFK and Oswald shootings. Coordinated the hospital's response. Gave his jacket to bloodied Clint hill, who had put his over Kennedy on arrival. Made calls to get a priest and a casket
  20. Was photographed in the Pulitzer Prize Photo The Soiling of Old Glory Taken by Stanley Forman. 1977
  21. Meet Kennedy in Fort Worth on the 22nd, 1963 & shook his hand/Arlington Heights student
  22. The fifth oldest verified person in the United Kingdom. Born in 1900
  23. Worlds smartest man.
  24. Author and youngest police officer ever hired on the Omaha Police Department at age 18. He worked as a uniformed officer and as a detective in the Burglary, Vice, and Narcotics Units retired after a twenty-six-year career
  25. det. o.j. simpson case
  26. Television journalist, anchor, & author/Became friends with Muhammad Ali & F. Lee Bailey, & considered Martin Luther King, Jr. to be a personal mentor/Roomed with Mahalia Jackson/wrote Anne and Emmett/1st black 'weathergirl' for WBBM-TV
  27. Lt. Gen. Michael Langley is set to become the first Black four-star general in the Marines' 246-year history
  28. Ohio native, age 119 (born 1892); cannot be verified as a world record due to no birth certificate
  29. Alien encounter participant, born 1943. Hidden under a bed with his siblings while adult family and friends fought off unusual beings outside their house during the 'Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter' of 1955
  30. Miss America 1925
  31. Wife of former mobster Meyer Lansky
  32. Partner of Pablo Picasso, born in 1926
  33. Whistleblower..reported plutoniun handling, won 250,000 lawsuit
  34. JFK - US Secret Service 1959-1983; Kennedy detail 1961-1963, after that assigned to Jacqueline Kennedy detail
  35. O.f.c tempe police dept. arizona
  36. Holocaust/Classmate of Anne Frank/Carson Productions executive served as executive producer of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Late Night with David Letterman, Late Show with David Letterman & Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  37. Army captain helped plan invasion of Normandy
  38. Former C.I.A. Case Officer/Author 'Left of Boom'
  39. Youngest survivor on Schindler's List. Currently known as Eva Rac-Levi and lives in Givatayim, Israel
  40. Spanish Civil War Veteran. Bomber Pilot. (Red Army) Born: 1914
  41. Centenarian (1898-2005). US WWI veteran, last WWI vet in Nevada. Barely survived the 1918 Flu on shipride to France, but recovered. Drove a truck in France transporting sick/injured to hospitals
  42. James Lawson  (2)
    United Methodist pastor and civil rights activist
  43. Secret Service agent for Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. Planned advance details for JFK trips to Ireland, Berlin, and Dallas. Drove the lead motorcade car ahead of Kennedy's limo when shooting occurred
  44. Last living survivor of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania Born: 02/1915 Lives in Northamptonshire, England
  45. JFK - Secret Service 1962-1982. In Dallas when Kennedy was assassinated
  46. Mathematician, born 1926. Knew Einstein, worked on the Manhattan Project (WWII). Awarded the National Medal of Science in 1986
  47. Jonestown survivor, author of the book 'Seductive Poison'
  48. Former american pilot,flown over 150 types of Aircraft,has had 18 world speed records--his father was bill lear invented the lear jet
  49. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  50. Dallas Police Detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald at the moment he was shot by Jack Ruby, Pearl Harbor Veteran on the USS Whitney on December 7,1941
  51. Miss America 1935
  52. Marine police dog handler and the subject of the Megan Leavey story
  53. United States Air Force general officer. She became the United States Air Force's first female fighter pilot in 1993, and was the first woman to command a USAF combat fighter wing
  54. JFK - Filmed JFK on Main Street in Dallas, 22 Nov 1963; you still can see Clint Hill riding the presidential car
  55. WW2 Iwo Jima Marine/Combat engineer, had the job of sneaking up and hurling satchels loaded with explosives into Japanese machine-gun nests and caves
  56. US WWII era veteran, born 1928. Enlisted at 18 in 1946, served as a guard at Sugamo prison during the Tokyo Trials (the Nuremburg counterpart for Japanese war criminals), became the Chief Jailer there
  57. Former drug dealer convicted of espianoge against the USA for the Soviet Union-friend of Chris Boyce
  58. Civil rights figure, born 1937. First integrated class of a Tennessee public school, 1955. Later, did local sit-ins. Career developing lasers, semiconductors and fiber optics. Saw Eisenhower at Union Station during a DC trip in the 1950s
  59. Opened the first drop-in center for children in Hollywoo
  60. Irish retired nurse and activist, lives in St. Albans, England (born March 24, 1933) Main character of a true story based on the book 'The Lost Child of Philomena Lee' by Martin Sixsmith. The book was filmed in 2013 as a 'Philomena'
  61. Retired Marine Officer who served on the ?Death Watch? for President John F. Kennedy?s casket following the assassination
  62. self-acclaimed witch
  63. Spy/Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, current Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence US Army, could be poised to make history. Is the leading candidate to take over as chief of the Pentagon?s main spy organization, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  64. Private Secretary of Franklin Roosevelt & aledged mistress. This is supported by his Son Elliot
  65. Hitlers messenger boy, author, peace activist
  66. Great-grandson of David Mitchell, the train driver who perished in the Tay Bridge Disaster, December 28, 1879.He was one of 59 who died in the tragedy, considered the most catastrophic structural failure in British history. Lives in Scotland, UK
  67. French lecturer, survivor of the Ravensbrück and Bergen - Belsen camps and witness to the Holocaust. Born in 1932
  68. Daughter of Lord Reith, the founder of the BBC
  69. Pioneering gay rights activist and writer, born 1935. President of NYC Mattachine Society in the 60s, the premiere gay rights group before Stonewall. Led 1966 NYC gay 'Sip-In' protest, and covered Stonewall as a reporter, whose on-scene account was the fi
  70. US Air Force Gen. & VP running mate of George Wallace in 1968/ credited designing & implementing effective, but controversial systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of WW2/headed Berlin airlift
  71. Friend of Linda Thompson, former secretary of Vernon Presley (Elvis' father)
  72. Supreme Court: Social worker and civil rights activist, lead plaintiff in the landmark First Amendment case Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971)
  73. Nurse on duty at Parkland Memorial on Nov. 24/63 , Sally assisted Dr. Gustafson with emergency treatment of Lee Harvey Oswald
  74. Aka the Dancing Cop, retired American police officer who danced while directing traffic in Providence, Rhode Island during the December holiday season
  75. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire/Age five time of fire
  76. Former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Division. Congress ordered her to testify about the IRS-Tea Party Scandal, she pleaded the 5th Amendment
  77. Born 1924, WW2 Veteran, Ritchie Boy
  78. Grand-daughter of Scottish lighthouse engineer Charles Stevenson. Lives in the UK
  79. Spanish Civil War Veteran, British Battalion, Lives in London, Born: 1915
  80. Physics professor who has investigated crop circles for more than a decade in the UK and USA. He is a member of the Michigan Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network
  81. Canadian journalist and former speechwriter for the Israeli Delegation to the United Nations and for an Anglophone audience for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Co-founder of the software company Figure 1
  82. Holocaust Survivor - Schindler's List
  83. Robert Levin  (3)
    Manhattan Project scientist, born 1921. Harvard chemistry grad recruited to work at the Manhattan Project's Oak Ridge facility to help enrich Uranium 235, used in the Hiroshima bomb. Continued his work into the Cold War era
  84. One of the last witnesses to The Battle of Cable Street that took place in 1936 in Cable Street,London. (Born: 1915) He lives in London, UK
  85. famous White House intern
  86. One of the many survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. She was 13 years old when the bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945. She is now 88 and lives in Harvest, Alabama, USA
  87. RN at Parkland Memorial Hospital in '63 , an ER supervisor asked her to get a body bag for the President
  88. Kent State student shot in the stomach and leg during the 1970 shooting, the closest to the line of fire of all the students hit
  89. A Dallas Police Det. in 1963 , Lewis administered a polygraph exam to Oswald witness Buell Wesley Frazier on Nov. 22 , '63 ,
  90. Assassination witness , employee at Texas School Book Depository , said he heard three shots fired at JFK's motorcade
  91. Ted Lewis  (3)
    One of the many survivors of the Blitz, a series of heavy and frequent bombing raids carried out over Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War. He was a teenager at the time. He is now in his eighties and lives in London
  92. Youngest of schindler's list holocaust survivors. mr. leyson was born in poland and went to work in schindler's factory at age 13. he died january 12, 2013 in california at age 83
  93. CIA Leak Scandal, former chief of staff
  94. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire
  95. Professor predicted Trump's election/Expert witness in more than 75 civil & voting rights cases. Author, White Protestant Nation: The Rise of the American Conservative Movement was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
  96. Survivor of the '1953 North Sea flood'. (Born: 1947) She was six years old at the time of the flood and remembers when the North Sea came crashing inland. She lives in Canvey Island, Essex, UK
  97. JFK - Assistant counsel to the Warren Commission
  98. Holocaust Survivor/Age 14 when sent to Auschwitz/Allowed to leave a few months after arriving because of a clerical error regarding her birthday & was sent off to do hard labor in various parts of the country/Age 85
  99. Supercentenarian Born 1906 3rd oldest person in France
  100. Known for her appearance in a newsreel filmed in 1945. She is directing traffic behind the Brandenberg Gate. Is said to be living in the village of Zvonaryovka in the Saratov region of Russia
  101. Author/Iran Hostage Crisis/Political Officer/Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at the U.S. Naval Academy in August 2006 after retiring from the Foreign Service with 33 years of service and the rank of Minister-Counselor
  102. Architect, designed Vietnam memorial in Washington
  103. Attorney, V.P. & Council - GIC; 'pitcher' on the front of the 2008 Topps baseball card titled 'Kazuo Uzuki' that was released by Topps as an April Fools Day joke for this former Law Blog Student
  104. Oldest Living Arkansan Born:09/30/1897
  105. First lady to get breast implants, in 1962
  106. Retired engineer/oilman (Born: 1948) who was part of the team who found the the first 'black gold' in the North Sea in 1970. Lives in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Also known as Rob 'Swede' Lingard
  107. Witness to 'The Great Smog', that affected London, England, during December 1952 and caused the deaths of 4,000 people. It is considered the worst air pollution event in the history of the United Kingdom. He was 7 at the time and is now 71
  108. Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st Baronet, KCVO 05/10/1848?10/2/1931 Scotsman of Ulster-Scots parentage was a self-made man, merchant & yachtsman. Created the Lipton tea brand & was the most persistent challenger in history of America's Cup
  109. Doctor at Methodist Hospital in Dallas , Texas who pronounced Officer Tippitt dead on Nov. 22 , 1963
  110. Vietnam Helicopter Pilot/(by his own estimation, nearly the worst helicopter pilot in his class), recounts the events leading up to & during a daring 7-hour rescue mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail that he organized on Easter Sunday, 1967
  111. Malcolm X's sister
  112. BBC Light Entertainment Producer during the early years of television
  113. A Jr. at SMU , was asked to play Taps Nov. 22 as classes dismissed at local Elem. School
  114. JFK - Secret Service, White House starting 1963; protected LBJ's youngest daughter on the day of President Kennedy?s assassination. 35th Sgt. at Arms, House of Representatives; he announced 'Mr. Speaker, The President of the United States'
  115. JFK related/Bay of Pigs Frogman/Stated; 'Ammunition was all we needed,' Chiqui Llama says. 'We blamed Kennedy. I think Kennedy was yellow.' Lives in Puerto Rico
  116. Worlds Oldest Mother
  117. Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
  118. Daughter of silent movie star Harold Lloyd
  119. American architect and the grandson of the famed Frank Lloyd Wright
  120. Security Officer at Parkland Memorial when President Kennedy brought there after the assassination
  121. One of the doctors who tried to save JFK's life after being shot
  122. Ww2 veteran N. Africa and Italy
  123. French Resistance Fighter. Born: 08/29/1910
  124. Oldest French Person Born 1892 - Deceased 2006
  125. Canadian wife of Ewric Lomax, worked on the Burma death railway while a Japanese POW. 'The Railway Man' movie is based on his life
  126. Joe Long  (4)
    The News Director of KLIF in Dallas , Joe reported on President Kennedy's arrival at Love Field
  127. Retired Air Force General
  128. A reporter for ABC News who reported from Dallas when President Kennedy was shot
  129. American mathematician, coined the term 'butterfly effect:', pioneer of the chaos theory, invented the strange attractor notion
  130. An employee of the Dallas Morning News , she and three of her co-workers stood ' in the grassy knoll area ' on Nov. 22 , '63 , and said that shots came from behind them and to the right , from direction of wooden fence
  131. JFK - The famous 'Doorway Man'; he is the man in the Altgens photograph, standing in the doorway of the Texas Schoolbook Depository, watching the Kennedy motorcade on 22 November 1963 in Dallas
  132. One of the children survivors of the 1963 Birmingham 16th Street Church bombing that killed 4 young girls during the civil rights era
  133. Dallas Police Detective who witnessed the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting from a few feet away
  134. 5th Earl of Lonsdale and English nobleman
  135. Triage nurse at Parkland Memorial when President Kennedy brought in after shooting
  136. A campaign worker with Robert Kennedy, he witnessed firsthand the assassination and testified at the trial of Sirhan Sirhan
  137. Born 15 January 1900 from Bude, Cornwall is a British supercentenarian who, at the age of 110, is the oldest living man in Europe
  138. The little girl in the famous Daisy Ad commercial during the 1964 presidential campaign for LBJ
  139. DPD , one of 5 lead motorcycle officers in President Kennedy's motorcade on Nov.22 , 1963
  140. (born 22 April 1916) is a French centenarian who was a member of the French Resistance during the Second World War. She provided the inspiration for the character of 'Mademoiselle Lise Lundi' in Tony Gatlif's 2009 film, Korkoro
  141. Lived with his parents in the amityville house and was exposed to its terrors
  142. US Navy vet, born 1940. Served on the USS Donner during its recovery mission of Ham the Chimp in 1961 prior to launching the first US man in space months later
  143. Survivor of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  144. Daughter of Frances Griffiths. Francis Griffiths and Elsie Wright where two young cousins who lived in Cottingley, near Bradford in England in 1917 who took a series of five photographs showing 'The Cottingley Fairies'
  145. Attorney General of the United States (2015); first African American woman to hold that post