Noteworthy Kinsmen from History


Though I have some info on the following individuals, and hope to develope this page at a later date, if you have any information on the following, or any others, please share it with us so we can spread the word!

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Atcheson, Thomas: Soldier who fell with General Custer fighting the Sioux Nation at "Custer's Last Stand".

Acheson, Edward Goodrich: Inventor of Carborundum and Graphite which helped to usher in the Industrial Revolution, and who worked alongside Thomas Alva Edison.

Atchison, David Rice: General of the Missouri State Militia, Missouri Legislature and Senate, and President for a Day?!

Acheson, Dean Gooderham: Secretary of State for the U.S. under President Harry Truman, and architect of America's rebuilding of Europe Policy after WWII.

Acheson, Sir Archibald: Secretary of State of Scotland for King Charles I, and Baronet of Nova Scotia (and Scotland & Northern Ireland?)

Aitchesoun, James: "Maister Cunyear" for the Scottish Mint in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1553.

Acheson, James McClurg: Franchise Owner of "Acheson Hotels" in the Northeastern U.S. (1940's and 1950's), and President of the New England Hotel Association.

Acheson, Sir Arthur: First Earl of Gosford, Markethill, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

Acheson, Marcus Wilson: Lawyer and Judge of the U.S. Circuit Court, Pennsylvania.

Acheson, Alexander: Lawyer and Judge of the Court of Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Acheson, Rev. George Barclay D.D.: Leader in the Near East Relief movement and New Era Movement for the Presbyterian Church in the 1920's and 30's. Awarded the Greek Red Cross Medal (1927) & Order of the Phoenix of Greece (1930).

Acheson, James: Winner of the Oscar for Best Costume Design for "Restoration" in May of 1996.

"Acheson", Archie of Ginles: "Chief of the Clann" in 1552

Aitchison, "Tipper": The wife of sitting U.S. Vice-President Albert Gore.

Atchison, John Calvin: Private in the USMC from Missouri who died on the U.S.S. Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, USA.

Acheson, Charles Ralph: PFC, 4th Infantry Division in the U.S. Army, who died Nov. 21, 1967 in Pleiku, South Vietnam at the age of 20 from an explosive shell. Charles was from Palco, Kansas, and his name is listed on the Vietnam Veteran's War Memorial Panel 30E, Line 52. in Washington, D.C.

Acheson, Lila Bella: Co-Creator and Publisher of Reader's Digest. Bn. Dec 25, 1889 in Virden, Manitoba, Canada, and died May 8, 1984 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA.


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