This is the grave of George Kennan. Born in 1904 in Milwaukee to a tax lawyer and his wife who died two months after her baby was born, Kennan was groomed from an early start for a successful career.
This is the grave of George Marshall. Born in 1880 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Marshall attended Virginia Military Institute, received a commission as a second lieutenant in 1902 and started rising in
This is the grave of Warren Burger. Born in 1907 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to a working class family, Burger’s father was a salesman and railroad cargo inspector. He had to deliver newspapers at
This is the grave of Louis Sullivan. Born in 1856 in Boston to Swiss and Irish immigrants, Sullivan went to MIT for one year, figured he didn’t need school, and went straight into architecture.
This is the grave of Marcel Proust. Born in 1871 to a wealthy family, Proust was asthmatic and sickly. He grew up and became known as a difficult snob and social climber who a lot of people hated. He
This is the grave of George McGovern. Born in 1922 in Avon, South Dakota to a Methodist minister, McGovern grew up in Mitchell, today known as the home of the ever exciting Corn Palace. He attended Da
This is the grave of Jim Morrison. There’s no point in going over the details of Morrison’s life. He was terrible, The Doors were a terrible band, Oliver Stone made a terrible movie about
This is the grave of Bennett Champ Clark. Born in 1890 in Bowling Green, Missouri, young Clark’s father was the Democratic power broker Champ Clark, who was Speaker of the House from 1911-19. Un