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This is the archive of the Erik Visits an American Grave Series

1) Henry Clay Frick, vile steel capitalist
2) Eng and Chang Bunker, famed 19th century conjoined twins
3) James Buchanan , our doughface 15th president
4) William F. Buckley, vomit-inducing conservative
5) Thaddeus Stevens , abolitionist hero
6) John Mitchell, former United Mine Workers of America president
7) Gifford Pinchot, founding conservationist and forester
8) Philip Murray, CIO president
9) Johnny Unitas, quarterback with a haircut you can set your watch to.
10) Jacob Riis, writer of How the Other Half Lives
11) Henry George, single-tax advocate of late 19th century
12) Samuel Gompers, American Federation of Labor president
13) Sidney Hillman, Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union president
14) J.P. Morgan, capitalist swine
15) Boss Tweed, honest broker
16) Henry Ward Beecher, 19th century minister
17) William Clark, Montana copper plutocrat who bought his Senate seat, leading to 17th Amendment
18) Oliver Wendell Holmes, Supreme Court justice
19) Andrew Carnegie, steel capitalist who spent a lot of money to charity to try and wash the blood off his hands
20) Martin Luther King, Jr., seller of Dodge trucks on Super Bowl ads and Coretta Scott King, the woman who pushed him to the left
21) Richard Nixon, asshole of all assholes
22) Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect and designer of Central Park
23) Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 2nd greatest president in U.S. history and Eleanor Roosevelt, greatest first lady in U.S. history.
24) Bob Marshall, forester and socialist
25) John Winthrop, Puritan leader
26) Howard Zahniser, leader of the Wilderness Society
27) Eliot Ness, man who stole much needed booze from people
28) Robert McNamara, who never hurt a living soul
29) John D. Rockefeller, oil capitalist who God decided deserved to lose all his body hair so that he looked like the shriveled parasite he was
30) Nathanael Greene, Rhode Island’s Revolutionary War hero
31) Ambrose Burnside, man with better facial hair than military leadership skills
32) Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, first Speaker of the House
33) James Garfield, 20th in presidential order, 1st in absurdly over the top tombs
34) Lyman Beecher, early 19th century minister
35) Archibald MacLeish, playwright, Popular Front figure
36) William Marcy, New York doughface who served the slave power
37) George Washington, 1st president, etc
38) Noah Webster, dictionary creator
39) Jedidiah Morse, early geographer
40) Mark Hanna, Gilded Age Republican kingmaker
41) Thurlow Weed, leading Whig
42) Bart Giamatti, baseball commissioner, unionbuster
43) Robert Fulton, steamship pioneer
44) William McKinley, 25th president
45) Eli Whitney, inventor
46) Timothy Dwight, Federalist and Yale president
47) Spiro Agnew, alliterative vice-president and crook
48) Roger Sherman, Founding Father
49) Ulysses S. Grant, General, 18th president, went from underrated to overrated overnight sometime in June 2013 or so
50) William Paterson–early political figure from New Jersey
51) Al Smith, Democratic candidate for president in 1928
52) Mark Twain, greatest of all American authors
53) Tip O’Neill, Speaker of the House
54) Nicholas Cage, American lunatic
55) Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Jefferson and Madison
56) Hubert Humphrey, Democratic nominee for president in 1968
57) Lyle Alzado, defensive linemen and steroid addict
58) Harold Stassen, addicted to presidential runs
59) Leona Helmsley, model for the New Gilded Age capitalist
60) Abigail Scott Duniway, suffragist
61) Homer Plessy, plaintiff in Plessy v. Ferguson
62) Charles Goodyear, vulcanized rubber
63) Louisa May Alcott, writer
64) Paul Wellstone, great liberal senator
65) Carl Pohlad, Minnesota Twins owner
66) James J. Hill, railroad capitalist
67) Robert Wagner, senator responsible for National Labor Relations Act
68) Rexford Guy Tugwell, New Deal liberal
69) Ely Parker, Seneca engineer and assistant to Grant in Civil War
70) Virgil Earp, gunfighter
71) Edward Everett, long-winded orator of mid-19th century
72) Joseph Story, Supreme Court justice
73) Buckminster Fuller, futurist
74) Joseph Warren, early Revolutionary War general
75) Thomas Catron, legal thief of New Mexican land grants
76) Buffalo Bill Cody, western entertainer
77) Bernard Baruch, New Deal financier
78) Nathaniel Hawthorne, writer
79) Lucien Maxwell, New Mexico land baron
80) Glenn Miller, musician
81) Walter Camp, college football coach
82) Louis Agassiz, 19th century scientist
83) William Clay Ford, owner of Detroit Lions, bane of Lions fans
84) Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, The Rebel Girl
85) Warren Harding, 23rd president
86) Emma Goldman, anarchist
87) Henry Ford, auto capitalist, anti-Semite
88) Roscoe Conkling, Gilded Age New York political leader
89) Alexander Hamilton, Washington’s Secretary of the Treasury, Federalist Party founder
90) Charles McNary, Oregon senator
91) George Hoar, anti-imperialist Gilded Age senator
92) John Galen Locke, Grand Dragon of the Colorado Ku Klux Klan
93) Gerald and Betty Ford, 38th president and first lady
94) Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, first lady
95) Ralph Waldo Emerson, legendary essayist
96) Voltarine de Cleyre, anarchist
97) John F. Kennedy, overrated president
98) Billy Sunday, preacher of the early 20th century
99) Ron Brown, one of Hillary’s many many many murder victims
100) Joseph Inslee Anderson, early 19th century Tennessee senator
101) William Howard Taft, 27th president
102) Stephen Solarz, Democratic congressman and congressional leader on foreign policy
103) Billy the Kid, murderous thug
104) Omar Bradley, general
105) Elbridge Gerry, Early Republic politician who has caused us no problems today
106) Charles Pillsbury, flour capitalist
107) Potter Stewart, Supreme Court justice
108) Paul Laurence Dunbar, African-American poet
109) John Shalikashvili, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
110) John Smilie, early Jeffersonian member of Congress
111) Phil Sheridan, general who subdued the South and committed genocide in the West
112) Orville and Wilbur Wright, first flyers
113) Matthew Brady, photographer
114) Hugh Bennett, head of Soil Conservation Service
115) Adolph Strasser, president of the Cigar Makers International Union, key early figure in the AFL
116) Paul Revere, critical figure of American Revolution
117) Thomas Nast, cartoonist
118) William Niskanen, economist, running dog for extremist anti-government capitalism
119) Clement Vallandigham, arrested for treason in Civil War, then became Democratic nominee for governor of Ohio while in Canadian exile
120) Paul Harvey, Cold War-era radio blowhard
121) James Otis, early leader of Boston’s resistance to British rule
122) William Brennan, Supreme Court justice
123) William Pinkney, Jeffersonian Era political figure
124) Max Roach, drummer and jazz legend
125) Robert Wagner, Jr., New York mayor
126) John Chivington, genocidal maniac, leader of the Sand Creek Massacre
127) Mass grave of the Hawk’s Nest victims, the greatest massacre of workers from unhealthy conditions in American history
128) Claude Bowers, popularizer of pro-Southern Reconstruction history, ambassador to Spain during Spanish Civil War
129) Shirley Chisholm, Unbought and Unbossed
130) LeRoy Neiman, artist
131) Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey senator
132) Lysander Spooner, abolitionist and intellectual founder of libertarianism
133) Jackie McLean, saxophonist
134) Adolph Sabath, long-time congressman from Chicago
135) Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th president
136) Fiorello LaGuardia, mayor
137) Julius Krug, Truman’s Secretary of the Interior
138) Alexander Wilson, ornithologist
139) John Hay, Lincoln’s secretary, McKinley and Roosevelt’s Secretary of State
140) Thelonious Monk, pianist and jazz legend
141) Ernie Davis, Heisman winner
142) John C. Breckinridge, traitor, 1860 Southern Democratic candidate for president
143) Jay Gould, Gilded Age capitalist scum
144) Sid Hatfield, Matewan, West Virginia police chief killed by coal companies for defending miners
145) Grantland Rice, sportswriter
146) Charles Sumner, abolitionist senator
147) William Gibbs McAdoo, Wilson’s Secretary of the Treasury
148) William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist
149) Louis Armstrong, foundational figure of jazz
150) Red Jacket, Seneca leader
151) Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice
152) Miles Davis, trumpeter, one of most innovative figures in music history
153) Millard Fillmore, very bad president
154) George McNeill, father of the 8-hour day
155) Ed Muskie, Maine senator
156) Charles Evans Hughes, Supreme Court justice, 1916 Republican candidate for president
157) Mass grave of the victims of Wounded Knee
158) Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court justice, civil rights leader
159) Collis Huntington, railroad capitalist
160) Rick James, Superfreak
161) Uriah Tracy, Federalist politician
162) Abraham Lincoln, greatest president in American history
163) Tom Lantos, chief fighter for human rights in Congress during late 20th and early 21st centuries
164) Horatio Seymour, racist, 1868 Democratic candidate for president
165) Adolph Rupp, college basketball coach
166) Cab Calloway, jazz singer
167) Bernard Malamud, novelist
168) Pushmataha, Choctaw leader
169) John L. Lewis, United Mine Workers of America president, founder of the CIO
170) James Cox, Democratic candidate for president in 1920
171) Pete Rozelle, NFL commissioner
172) Samuel Adams, revolutionist
173) Ray and Joan Kroc, fast food capitalist, San Diego Padres owner, and she, a philanthropist
174) Michael Green and Theda Perdue, historians of Native American history
175) Henry Clay, Whig, 3-time presidential candidate
176) Charles Wilkes, 19th century naval officer with penchant for major screwups
177) Celia Cruz, queen of Cuban music
178) James Forrestal, first Secretary of Defense
179) Malcolm Glazer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner
180) Whitney Young, head of Urban League, civil rights activist
181) George Bird Grinnell, conservationist
182) Hugh Marlowe, actor
183) David Clough, Minnesota governor, architect of 1916 Everett Massacre
184) Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, wife of Chinese leader
185) Philip Barbour, early 19th century states rights advocate, Supreme Court justice
186) Hugh Johnson, National Recovery Administration head
187) John Nordstrom, department store founder
188) Robert Mosbacher, Secretary of Commerce under George HW Bush
189) Ben Reitman, anarchist
190) Hal Roach, film director
191) Henry Yesler, early Seattle timber capitalist
192) Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, actors and civil rights leaders
193) Francis Cabot Lowell, early textile industrialist
194) Hugo Black, Supreme Court justice, father of the Fair Labor Standards Act
195) James Sherman, Taft’s vice-president
196) Al Haig, scary and bad man
197) Paul Robeson, actor, singer, freedom fighter
198) Henry Teller, Colorado senator
199) Lawrence La Monte, killed during American Indian Movement’s Wounded Knee occupation
200) Malcolm X, black freedom fighter
201) Peggy Pascoe, historian
202) Enrico Fermi, atomic physicist
203) Franklin Pierce, alcoholic doughface 14th President who served the Slave Power
204) Paul Revere , frontman of Paul Revere and the Raiders
205) Lucy Parsons, radical
206) James Birney, abolitionist and 1844 Liberty Party candidate for the presidency
207) James Baldwin, writer and social commenter
208) Susan Komen, cancer victim
209) Junior Wells, blues legend
210) Dixy Lee Ray, iconoclastic Washington governor, 1977-81
211) Roland Hartley, Washington governor, 1925-33
212) Harry Emerson Fosdick, minister
213) Jason Mizell, Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC
214) Frank Church, Senator from Idaho
215) William Wirt, longest serving Attorney General in US history
216) J.R. Simplot, French fry capitalist
217) Claude and Geraldine Lightfoot, communists
218) Cap Anson, Baseball hall of famer, segregationist
219) Moses Alexander, Idaho governor, first practicing Jewish governor in US history
220) Harriet Jacobs, writer of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
221) Samuel Hammersmark, radical
222) John Philip Sousa, composer of imperialist music
223) William Herndon, Lincoln’s law partner
224) Bruce Lee, martial arts film star
225) Jock Yablonski, United Mineworkers of America reformer
226) Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president
227) Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., historian and Kennedy advisor
228) Roland Burris, notorious winner of the Blago Illinois Senate seat sweepstakes
229) Vito Marcantonio, leftist congressman from New York
230) T.V. Soong, Chinese exile
231) Herman Melville, novelist
232) Thomas McKennan, Secretary of the Interior for 11 days
233) Ray Boone, third baseman
234) Lionel Hampton, vibraphonist
235) John Altgeld, reformist Illinois governor, pardoned the Haymarket prisoners
236) Joe Coors, asshole extraordinaire
237) John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court justice
238) Whiskey, famed Army show horse
239) Preston Sturges, director of great comedies
240) Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court justice
241) George Norris, Nebraska senator, father of the Tennessee Valley Authority
242) Jesse Owens, sprinter and hero of the 1936 Olympics
243) Doc Holliday, thug of the Old West
244) John Marshall, most important jurist in American history
245) Tom Girdler, murderous steel capitalist, man responsible for the Memorial Day Massacre
246) James Angleton, head of CIA counterintelligence
247) Paul Kilday, militaristic and racist Texas congressman in the mid-20th century
248) Dan Rostenkowski, disgraced chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee
249) Shelby Cullom, Illinois senator and imperialist
250) John Porter East, acolyte of Jesse Helms and senator from North Carolina
251) James McHenry, Secretary of War under Washington and Adams
252) Melville Fuller, Chief Justice and probably worst Supreme Court justice in US history
253) Terence Powderly, Knights of Labor leader
254) Fred Rogers, giant of children’s television
255) George Halas, Chicago Bears coach and founder
256) Boston Massacre dead
257) Bob Elliott, 1947 NL MVP
258) James Monroe, president
259) Lane Kirkland, AFL-CIO president
260) Edwin Stanton, Lincoln’s Secretary of War
261) Tom McCall, Oregon governor, environmentalist
262) Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, modernist architect
263) Patti Page, 1950s pop star
264) Max Ophuls, director
265) William Warfield, opera singer
266) Clint Jencks, organizer for Mine, Mill and the Salt of the Earth strike
267) Charlie Monroe, old-time country musician
268) Abelard and Heloise, medieval French lovers
269) Duke Ellington, greatest of jazz musicians
270) Bennett Champ Clark, isolationist senator from Missouri
271) Jim Morrison, douche
272) Eugene Debs, organizer and Socialist
273) George McGovern, Democratic nominee for president in 1972
274) Marcel Proust, author of endless novel
275) Malik Sealy, basketball player
276) Louis Sullivan, architect
277) Warren Burger, mediocre Chief Justice
278) Daniel Patrick Moynihan, senator who suffered from the white family pathology of racism
279) George Marshall, Army Chief of Staff, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense
280) George Kennan, architect of Cold War foreign policy
281) Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas–center of American expat scene in Paris, modernist writer
282) Sumner Welles, New Deal diplomat
283) Simone Signoret and Yves Montand, legendary French actors
284) The Haymarket Martyrs–anarchists unjustly convicted for Haymarket bombing
285) John and Peggy O’Neill Eaton, scandalous couple of Jackson’s Cabinet
286) J.E.B. Stuart, traitor in defense of slavery, general
287) Arthur Ashe, tennis player, AIDS victim
288) Lucy Randolph Mason, Consumers League head, union activist in the South
289) I.W. Abel, United Steelworkers of America president
290) Maggie Walker, African-American community builder
291) Robert Treat Paine, signer of Declaration of Independence
292) Patsy Cline, country music legend
293) J. Edgar Hoover, scumbag
294) Peter Daniel, reactionary Supreme Court justice noted for being to the right of Taney in Dred Scott
295) Walter Reed, doctor who helped discover the cause of yellow fever
296) Richard Henry Pratt, founder of Carlisle Indian School, purveyor of cultural genocide
297) Lewis Powell, Supreme Court justice, tobacco lobbyist, author of the Powell Memo
298) Caspar Weinberger, Reagan’s Secretary of Defense
299) Henry Adams, chronicler of Gilded Age life
300) Henry David Thoreau, writer
301) Dudley Moore, comedian and pianist
302) Traveller, horse of treason
303) George Pullman, railroad capitalist responsible for the Pullman Strike
304) Winston Edmunds, butler at Virginia governor’s mansion during Jim Crow era
305) B. Vithal Shetty, developer of heart medicine
306) Ephraim Bull, bred Concord grape
307) Edwin Drake, created modern oil industry through drilling innovations
308) Stefan Osusky, Slovak nationalist in exile
309) John Hancock, man with large signature
310) John O’Hara, great mid-century writer
311) Jackie Robinson, baseball and civil rights legend
312) Jefferson Davis, traitor in defense of slavery
313) Matthew Maury, naval scientist, traitor in defense of slavery
314) Robert Taft, anti-union extremist senator
315) William Jennings Bryan, political giant
316) Margaret Fuller, Transcendentalist
317) George Baer, villain of the 1902 Anthracite Strike
318) Bernard Kilgore, Wall Street Journal editor
319) Elizabeth Freeman, slave whose lawsuit for freedom helped end slavery in Massachusetts
320) William O. Douglas, Supreme Court justice
321) Earl Butz, Secretary of Agriculture, creator of modern farm subsidy system
322) John Jacob Astor, fur capitalist
323) Stephen Field, Supreme Court justice of the Gilded Age
324) Kenesaw Mountain Landis, blowhard judge, baseball commissioner
325) Lester Young, jazz legend
326) Sarah Bagley, labor leader of Lowell Mill Girls
327) Piet Mondrian, modernist artist
328) John Randolph of Roanoke, reactionary of early 19th century politics
329) Fitzhugh Lee, traitor in defense of slavery
330) Theodore Sedgwick, early abolitionist
331) George Crook, general who led campaigns of genocide against Native peoples
332) Anthony Comstock, Gilded Age persecutor of sex, American scumbag
333) Joseph Johnston, leading traitor in defense of slavery
334) William Colby, Cold War spy chief
335) Bill Dahlen, dominant shortstop of deadball era
336) Frances Folsom Cleveland, extremely young first lady
337) Robert E. Lee, traitor, slaver, general
338) Stéphane Grappelli, jazz violinist
339) Richard Taylor, Revolutionary War era colonel, father of president
340) Dorothy Parker, writer and wit
341) Thomas Wentworth Higginson, abolitionist
342) Susan B. Anthony, suffragist
343) Isadora Duncan, dancer, scarf-wearer
344) Mary Custis Lee, wife to famous traitor, slaver
345) George Gallup, pollster
346) Harry Orchard, thug, strikebreaker, murderer of Idaho governor Frank Steunenberg
347) Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th president
348) Albert Sidney Johnston, traitor in defense of slavery
349) Jonathan Edwards, minister
350) The Jamestown dead of 1607
351) Ted Kennedy, senator
352) Henry James, novelist
353) Samuel Flagg Bemis, diplomatic historian
354) James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt, parents of FDR
355) Jonas Salk, developer of polio vaccine
356) Daniel Burnham, architect
357) John Wilkes Booth, assassin
358) George Clinton, VP for Jefferson and Madison
359) Fernando Wood, corrupt, racist, doughface New York mayor and congressman
360) Gore Vidal, writer
361) John Tyler, terrible president
362) Joseph Choate, leading Gilded Age lawyer
363) Horace Bond, black educator
364) Hassan Toufanian, top general for the Shah in Iran
365) Bernandine Healy, director of National Institute of Health, promoter of autism vaccine myth
366) Taza, Chiricahua Apache leader
367) Jesse Bright, Indiana senator who committed treason in defense of slavery
368) Allen Treadway, congressional opponent of Social Security
369) Herbert Hoover, mining engineer, humanitarian, very bad president
370) Lillian Wald, settlement house leader, Progressive
371) Ogden Mills, Secretary of the Treasury under Hoover
372) Henry McNeal Turner, civil rights leader of the Gilded Age
373) Martha Smith, black educator
374) Bob Bullock, Texas lieutenant governor
375) Frank Steunenberg, Idaho governor, later murdered in case framed to try labor leaders
376) William Pinkney Whyte, Maryland senator
377) Chester Arthur, accidental president
378) Frances Preston Blair, advisor to both Jackson and Lincoln
379) Andrew Jackson, genocidal president
380) Andrew Goodman, murdered civil rights worker from Freedom Summer
381) Jack Johnson, first black Heavyweight champion boxer
382) Bruce Goff, architect
383) Abraham Ribicoff, Connecticut senator
384) Albert Murray, writer
385) William Findley, politician of the Early Republic
386) Tim Keefe, Hall of Fame pitcher
387) Richard Wright, writer
388) Upton Sinclair, writer, socialist
389) Grover Cleveland, awful president, non-consecutively
390) Levi Morton, plutocrat, Benjamin Harrison’s vice-president
391) Zachary Taylor, leading general in Mexican War, 12th president
392) Dashiell Hammett, writer
393) Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King, parents of Martin Luther King Jr.
394) James Polk, 11th president, stole half of Mexico to expand slavery
395) Billy Martin, pugnacious second basemen and manager
396) John Overton, Jackson ally
397) John Catron, Supreme Court justice, slave rapist
398) J. Frank Dobie, Texas storyteller
399) Ruth Page, dancer
400) George Pickett, traitor in defense of slavery, leader of ill-fated Gettysburg charge
401) John Connally, Texas politician shot with JFK
402) Neysa McMein, graphic designer and feminist
403) Pa and Ma Ferguson, corrupt Texas governors
404) Red Sovine, master of the trucking song in country music
405) George Jones, country music legend
406) Arthur Flemming, America’s greatest bureaucrat, HEW secretary under Eisenhower
407) John J. Pershing, commanding general in World War I
408) James Russell Lowell, writer
409) Stephen F. Austin, founder of white Texas, slaver
410) Jerry Orbach, actor
411) Pendleton Vandiver, old-time fiddler, uncle of Bill Monroe
412) Henry & Carrie Getty, occupiers of Louis Sullivan-designed grave
413) Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian
414) Julian Bond, civil rights leader
415) Roy Acuff, country music pioneer
416) The Stoneman Family, old-time and bluegrass family band
417) John Mitchell, Jr., black newspaper editor of the Gilded Age
418) Babe Ruth, baseball legend
419) Jim Varney, Ernest
420) Oscar Wilde, writer
421) Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abe’s mother
422) Harlan Stone, chief justice
423) David and Ruth Greenglass, Soviet spies who implicated Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
424) Philip and Katharine Meyer Graham, publishers of The Washington Post
425) James Seddon, traitor in defense of slavery, Confederate Secretary of War
426) Mack Vickery, country music songwriter
427) Jervis McEntee, Hudson River School painter
428) William Temple Hornaday, naturalist, racist
429) Edsel Ford, car scion, son of Henry
430) Frank Lumpkin, communist and steel worker organizer
431) William Kelley, abolitionist and protectionist
432) Billy Sherrill, country music producer
433) Allan Pinkerton, founder of villainous detective agency
434) Jim Ed Brown, singer with The Browns, members of the Country Music Hall of Fame
435) Thomas Edison, inventor
436) Kate Chase, daughter of Salmon Chase and major political insider working for him
437) Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., presidential son and mediocrity
438) Jean-Baptiste Illinois Jacquet, saxophonist
439) Jerry Chesnut, country music songwriter
440) James Cagney, actor
441) The Staple Singers, musical legends
442) Meridel Le Sueur, leftist writer
443) Gaylord Nelson, senator from Wisconsin, creator of Earth Day
444) William Borah, long-time Idaho senator
445) Ed Koch, obnoxious New York mayor
446) Isaac Stevens, leader of genocide in Washington Territory
447) Robert Smith, Madison’s first Secretary of State
448) Abner Doubleday, man who did not invent baseball
449) “Uncle” Alfred, slave of Andrew Jackson
450) Mary Lease, Populist speaker, white supremacist
451) Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
452) Jimmy Martin, King of Bluegrass
453) William James, philosopher
454) Mary Elizabeth Garrett, suffragist and philanthropist for women
455) Pierre L’Enfant, architect and planner of Washington, DC
456) George McClellan, terrible, no-good, awful general
457) Maury Maverick, Texas New Deal liberal
458) John Mitchell, criminal as Nixon’s attorney general
459) Edward G. Robinson, actor
460) Albert Bierstadt, artist
461) Montgomery Blair, Lincoln’s Postmaster General
462) Slave graveyard at Monticello
463) Chris Kyle, the military’s favorite murderer in Iraq
464) Hazard Stevens, first to climb Mt. Rainier
465) Elizabeth Cady Stanton, suffragist
466) John James Audubon, naturalist
467) Dean Acheson, Truman’s Secretary of State
468) Rebecca Crumpler, America’s first black female doctor
469) Willie Wells, Negro League shortstop, Hall of Famer
470) Darrell Royal, University of Texas football coach
471) Olive Thomas, silent film star
472) Rob Bironas, kicker
473) Henry Wise, traitor in defense of slavery
474) David Hunter, Civil War officer who led the way in freeing slaves
475) Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas senator
476) Prince Hall, founder of black Mason lodges
477) Marshall Field, department store capitalist
478) Sylvia Woods, communist
479) John Archibald Campbell, Supreme Court justice who committed treason in defense of slavery
480) Stephen Douglas, giant of the mid-19th century Senate, promoter of slave power
481) Daniel Tompkins, Monroe’s Vice-President
482) William Wilson, Secretary of Labor under Woodrow Wilson
483) Dan Moody, Texas politician who broke up the KKK
484) Henry Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture, VP, third-party leftist candidate in 1948
485) Mark White, Texas Democratic governor
486) Ralph Yarborough, Texas liberal
487) Vic Willis, accordionist
488) Elizabeth Edwards, wife of a real jerk
489) Barbara Jordan, pioneering American stateswoman
490) Floyd Cramer, pianist
491) Robert Kennedy, attorney general
492) Maury Maverick, Jr., free speech lawyer
493) Josiah Red Wolf, last survivor of the genocidal attack on the Nez Perce
494) Aaron Burr, complicated figure
495) James Byrnes, Secretary of State
496) Jehudi Ashmun, American Colonization Society agent in Liberia
497) Philip Armour, meat capitalist
498) Fannie Battle, Confederate spy and later, a pioneering Southern social worker
499) Robert and Mabel Williams, advocates for armed self-defense in the civil rights movement
500) Charles Schwab, steel capitalist
501) James Madison, president and writer of Constitution
502) Morgan Lewis, New York governor
503) Howard Zinn, leftist historian
504) Don Reno, banjoist
505) Lee Marvin, bad ass actor
506) Alonzo Herndon, African-American insurance mogul
507) Frederick Douglas Patterson, founder of United Negro College Fund
508) Sarah Bernhardt, legendary French actress
509) Fred Rose, country music publisher and songwriter
510) Horatio Alger, writer of capitalist mythologies, pedophile
511) Frederick Douglass, American hero
512) Douglas Southall Freeman, scribbler of Confederate nostalgia
513) Sylvia Beach, expat bookstore owner
514) Mary Ann Lee, ballerina
515) George Catlin, painter of Native Americans
516) Leon Trotsky, revolutionary
517) John Daniel, Jim Crow-era Virginia senator
518) Otto Preminger, director
519) Frederick Weyerhaeuser, timber capitalist
520) Abraham Baldwin, Constitution signer, defender of slavery
521) Earl Scruggs, revolutionary banjoist
522) John McCain, Jr., warmonger, ancestor of assholes
523) Pierre Salinger, presidential advisor and media fixture
524) Clark Clifford, Democratic Party insider from Truman to Johnson
525) John O’Connor and Edward Egan, Catholic cardinals
526) August Belmont, capitalist and leading post-Civil War Democrat
527) Al Capp, cartoonist
528) Joel Poinsett, Van Buren’s Secretary of War
529) Samuel Morse, telegraph inventor, leading anti-Irish racist
530) Horace Greeley, newspaper editor, disastrous 1872 presidential candidate
531) John McLoughlin, fur trading agent
532) Frankie Frisch, second baseman
533) John von Neumann, scientist
534) Ted Stevens, corrupt senator
535) Slave graveyard at Montpelier
536) George Washington Carver, agriculturalist
537) George Dewey, imperialist conqueror of the Philippines
538) John Bell, southern pro-slavery “moderate” in 1860 election
539) Jerry Falwell, walking cancer
540) James Rouse, postwar suburban developer
541) Porter Wagoner, country music star
542) Jesse Helms, scum scraped from the bottom of the American barrel
543) William Rogers, Nixon’s non-entity Secretary of State
544) John Clarkson, pitcher
545) Phil Kearny, general
546) Ben McCulloch, traitor in defense of slavery who died for his treason
547) George Cohan, Broadway impresario
548) Calvin Coolidge, president, union-buster, reactionary toad
549) Thomas Jefferson, president, Founding Father, slave raper
550) Jim Hogg, Texas Populist governor
551) James Cash Penney, department store capitalist
552) John Adams, Founder, president
553) Sojourner Truth, activist for women’s rights and abolitionism
554) William Z. Foster, communist
555) George Westinghouse, capitalist
556) Alfred Wagenknecht, communist
557) Richard Olney, Cleveland’s Attorney General, walking cancer
558) Mike Mansfield, Senate Majority Leader
559) Frank Woolworth and Barbara Hutton, department store capitalist and his “poor little rich girl” granddaughter
560) Josephus Daniels, journalist who ginned up Wilmington Coup, Secretary of War, Ambassador to Mexico
561) States Rights Gist, ridiculously named traitor in defense of slavery
562) Gilbert Grosvenor, National Geographic Society head
563) Earl Warren, Chief Justice
564) Alice Roosevelt, TR’s first wife
565) Don Baylor, baseball slugger
566) William Mahone, Readjuster
567) Henry Dawes, senator dedicated to genocide of Native Americans
568) Increase and Cotton Mather, Puritan ministers
569) Calvert Vaux, inventor of the idea of a landscape architect
570) Ralph Ellison, writer
571) Wernher von Braun, rocketman, Nazi
572) Ralph Branca, pitcher
573) Tran Van Chuong and Princess Nam Tran Tran Van Chuong, South Vietnamese elites
574) Claire Chennault, leader of the Flying Tigers, hack for Chiang Kai-Shek
575) Jim Denny, country music executive
576) Webb Pierce, country music star
577) George Ruffin and Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, 19th century black rights advocates
578) Allen Dulles, coup-loving CIA chief
579) Ralph Bunche, civil rights leader, internationalist
580) Wade Hampton II, antebellum South Carolina slaver elite
581) Henry and William Steinway, piano makers
582) Light Horse Harry Lee, Revolutionary War leader, father of traitor
583) William Paterson, Jack and Sue Kling, and Art and Esther Shields, communists
584) Arnold Stang, comedic actor
585) Jaroslav Pelikan, historian of Christianity
586) Harry Blackmun, Supreme Court justice
587) Matthew Perry, naval officer who opened Japan to trade
588) Francis Parkman, early American historian
589) Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams, erudite Founding Mother
590) Leonard Bernstein, conductor and composer
591) Ray Stannard Baker, Progressive Era journalist
592) Vern Gosdin, country music star
593) Mary Heaton Vorse, labor journalist
594) Dolley Madison, first lady, slaver
595) Oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero of the War of 1812
596) Booker T. Washington, complicated black leader of the Gilded Age
597) Augustus Merrimon, racist senator from North Carolina
598) John McSherry, umpire
599) John Fitzgerald, mayor of Boston, grandfather of president
600) Simon Guggenheim, rich guy who bought his way to the Senate
601) Louis Tiffany, stained glass art designer
602) David Walker, black freedom activist
603) Norman Rockwell, artist
604) Bobby Doerr, second baseman
605) Curt Gowdy, sports broadcaster
606) Madam C.J. Walker, Gilded Age black capitalist
607) Junius Booth, Shakespearean actor, father to Shakespearean villain
608) Samuel Kirkland, missionary
609) Henry Cabot Lodge, Progressive Era foreign policy force
610) William Hooper and John Penn, North Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence
611) Schenando, Oneida chief
612) Donald and Miriam MacMillan, polar explorers
613) George Thomas, southern-born general who did not commit treason in defense of slavery
614) Daniel Burke, never voted Republican
615) Peter Cooper, Greenbacker
616) Bullet Bill Dudley, running back
617) Leonidas Polk, Populist
618) Gerrit Smith, abolitionist
619) Russell Train, EPA head
620) Jeb Magruder, Nixon henchman
621) Mara family, owners of the New York Giants
622) Bill Monroe, creator of bluegrass
623) Claude Rains, actor
624) Ernie Banks, shortstop
625) Norman Mailer, massively overrated writer, misogynist douche
626) Samuel Wilson, Uncle Sam, supposedly
627) Jim Valvano, basketball coach
628) DeWitt Clinton, New York governor and father of the Erie Canal
629) Eddie Waitkus, The Natural
630) Thomas Dixon, racist novelist
631) Charles Peirce, philosopher
632) Salmon Chase, Lincoln’s Secretary of the Treasury, Chief Justice
633) Donald Regan, Reagan’s Secretary of the Treasury and Chief of Staff
634) Georges Méliès, first genius of film
635) Billy De Wolfe, actor
636) Winslow Homer, painter
637) William Dean Howells, Gilded Age literary giant
638) John Erhardt, ambassador
639) Dom DiMaggio, outfielder
640) John Wanamaker, department store capitalist, disastrous Postmaster General
641) Harve Bennett, Star Trek movie producer
642) Elihu Root, imperialist Secretary of State under Taft
643) Carl Mays, pitcher of death
644) Louisa Adams, first lady
645) Walter Prescott Webb, historian
646) John Hartford, banjoist and fiddler
647) James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson, Black writers and activists
648) Charles Wilson Peale, Revolutionary Era portrait painter
649) Frank Kellogg, Coolidge’s Secretary of State
650) Marcus Daly, Montana copper capitalist
651) Henry Disston, saw capitalist
652) William Seward, Secretary of State to Lincoln and Johnson, leading Republican
653) Harold Ickes, FDR’s Secretary of the Interior, New Dealer extraordinaire
654) Henry and Eliza Spalding, missionaries to the Nez Perce
655) Andrew Mellon, Gilded Age elite and horrible Secretary of the Treasury
656) Alexander, Woollcott, critic
657) Lydia Maria Child, abolitionist
658) Brooks Adams, historian from America’s most elite family
659) William Dietz, football coach who passed as Indian
660) Morris Cooke, engineer who worked for rural electrification
661) Susan Fenimore Cooper, nature writer and caretaker of her father’s legacy
662) Walt Bellamy, NBA center
663) Woodrow Wilson, president and, uh, complicated guy
664) Clara Hill, Helena Hill Weed, and Elsie Mary Hill, suffragists
665) Robert Nozick, creator of bankrupt intellectual world of libertarianism
666) James Blaine, corrupt Gilded Age Republican
667) John Gotti, mob scumbag
668) Edgar Allan Poe, writer
669) Cyrus Field, financier of transatlantic telegraph cable
670) Lewis Hine, photographer of child labor
671) Melvyn Kaufman, New York real estate jerk
672) Leonard Wood, imperialist and general
673) George Meade, Civil War general
674) James Fenimore Cooper, writer
675) Jacob Javits, senator from New York
676) David Sarnoff, radio and television executive
677) William Duane, Jeffersonian newspaper editor and target of Federalists
678) Margaret Mead, anthropologist
679) Ira Hayes, Pima hero of Iwo Jima
680) John Quincy Adams, president, greatest ex-president
681) Carter Glass, racist senator, banking reformer
682) Samuel Tilden, Democrat who lost in contested 1876 presidential election
683) Little Jimmy Dickens, country music star
684) Roger Williams, founder of idea of religious freedom in America
685) Terry Sanford, southern moderate governor of civil rights era
686) John Corridan, priest and labor reformer
687) Edmond Genêt, French Revolution ambassador to the U.S.
688) Lou Gehrig, greatest all time first baseman
689) Jay Cooke, financier who cratered American economy in 1873
690) O.O. Howard, Civil War general, head of Freedmen’s Bureau
691) William Duane, Jr., briefly Jackson’s Secretary of the Treasury
692) Isaac Hull, War of 1812 Naval commander
693) Eugene McCarthy, senator, quixotic 1968 anti-war Democrat
694) Arthur Fiedler, conductor
695) C.W. Post, cereal capitalist
696) William Wells Brown, abolitionist and pioneering Black writer
697) Robert Latham Owen, first senator from Oklahoma
698) Daniel Webster, legend of antebellum politics
699) Charles Francis Adams, Jr., Gilded Age elite who tried to be a railroad executive
700) Ebenezer Hill, Connecticut congressman specializing in financial issues
701) Daniel Berrigan, anti-war priest
702) Mario Cuomo, New York governor
703) Jonathan Daniels, martyr of the civil rights movement
704) William Graham Sumner, America’s leading social Darwinist
705) Philip Roth, novelist
706) Irving Berlin, songwriter
707) John Brophy, union leader
708) Saul Yanofsky, anarchist editor
709) Native chiefs who died of disease in 1793 Philadelphia
710) Lou Gorman, Red Sox general manager
711) Thomas Nelson, signer of the Declaration of Independence
712) Henry Morgenthau, Sr., ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
713) Owen Roberts, Supreme Court justice whose switch in time saved nine
714) Burleigh Grimes, spitballer
715) Alfred Thayer Mahan, imperialist
716) Nelson Miles, general of the Civil War and genocidal wars of the West
717) Anthony Quervelle, early American furniture maker
718) Robert Casey, annoying anti-abortion Democrat
719) Gilbert Stuart, portrait painter of the Founding Fathers
720) Jubal Early, Confederate scumbag
721) Herbert Lehman, liberal governor and senator from New York
722) Thomas Menino, Boston mayor
723) Anne Revere, blacklisted Academy Award winning actress
724) John Trumbull, painter of historical epics from the American Revolution
725) Elijah Mills, Early Republic era senator from Massachusetts
726) Mark Hatfield, iconic Oregon senator
727) Harriet Tubman, freedom fighter
728) Brice Disque, ran anti-union government timber procurement operation in World War I
729) Frederick Lewis Allen, Harpers’ editor and popular historian
730) Samuel Gridley Howe, antebellum reformer and abolitionist
731) Vito Genovese, mobster scumbag
732) Mary Baker Eddy, quack creator of Christian Science
733) Charles Francis Adams Sr., ambassador to Britain during the Civil War
734) Hughie Jennings, deadball era Hall of Fame shortstop
735) Henry Stimson, Secretary of War and Secretary of State
736) Benjamin Silliman, geologist
737) Abraham Bishop, defender of Haitian Revolution
738) Gouverneur Morris, founder
739) Milt Davis, defensive back
740) Matthias Baldwin, railroad engine inventor and entrepreneur
741) Joseph Cotten, actor
742) Eugene Dennis, communist
743) Samuel Slater, brought Industrial Revolution to America
744) Thornton Wilder, writer
745) I.F. Stone, crusading leftist journalist
746) Nicholas Rey, ambassador to Poland
747) Kanichi Asakawa, historian
748) Benjamin Silliman, Jr., oil scientist
749) Joseph Bloomingdale, department store capitalist
750) Reggie Lewis, Boston Celtics forward
751) Vladimir Medem, leader of the Jewish Bund.
752) Betty Friedan, feminist leader
753) Leo Frank, lynching victim
754) Ulysses S. Grant, III, disastrous head of Civil War Centennial Commission
755) Johnny Paycheck, country music legend
756) Andre Delfau, set designer
757) John Harvey Kellogg, cereal inventor and food faddist
758) Fannie Farmer, cookbook author
759) Henry Corbett, reactionary Gilded Age senator from Oregon
760) Samuel Pomeroy, corrupt Gilded Age senator from Kansas
761) Joe Paterno, football coach who covered up child rape
762) Charles Dawes, Coolidge VP and songwriter
763) Charles Thomas Jackson, geologist
764) Henry Edwards, Connecticut senator
765) Delia Bacon, anti-Shakespeare conspiracy theorist
766) Victims of the Avondale Colliery fire, 1869 coal mining disaster
767) James Buchanan Duke, tobacco capitalist
768) Vic Atiyeh, last Republican governor of Oregon
769) Edgar Toppin, key player in creation of Black History Month
770) Powhatan, Native leader when English invaded Virginia
771) Ann Richards, iconic Texas governor
772) Artur Rodzinski, conductor
773) Thomas Bragg, Confederate Attorney General and traitor in defense of slavery
774) Bella Abzug, feminist pioneer
775) George Morgan, country singer
776) Mary Church Terrell, Black freedom struggle leader
777) William Cooper, town founder and arch-Federalist
778) Geraldine Ferraro, 1984 Democratic VP candidate
779) Isaac Rubinow, father of the Social Security Act
780) W.K. Kellogg, cereal capitalist
781) Abraham Cahan, publisher of the Jewish Daily Forward
782) Walter Chrysler, auto capitalist
783) Roger Sherman Baldwin, lawyer for Amistad defendants
784) Carl Kasell, NPR radio voice
785) Peter Stuyvesant, Dutch governor of New Netherland
786) Elizabeth Lynett, newspaper reporter who uncovered sweatshops
787) Charles Drew, pioneering Black doctor
788) James Cotton, blues harpist
789) George Dallas, Polk’s VP
790) Robert Penn Warren, writer
791) John Glenn, astronaut and senator
792) Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury
793) Ernest May, diplomatic historian
794) Benjamin Franklin, Founder
795) Cass Gilbert, architect
796) Francis Newlands, racist Nevada senator, father of irrigating the desert West
797) Robert Cornelius, early photographer
798) Francis Pickens, treasonous South Carolina governor
799) Israel Joshua Singer, Yiddish writer
800) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
801) Edward Bellamy, writer of Looking Backward, hero to Gilded Age American reformers
802) Anna Jarvis, creator of Mother’s Day
803) Mary Cecil Allen, artist
804) Jeane Kirkpatrick, diabolical Reagan foreign policy advisor
805) Ernest Gibson, senator from Vermont
806) Carter Woodson, pioneering Black historian
807) Mike Quill, leader of Transport Union Workers of America
808) Mae Young, professional wrestler
809) Audie Murphy, soldier and actor
810) Benjamin and Sarah Franklin Bache, Franklin’s relatives
811) George Wetmore, rich guy who played at senator
812) Billy Paul, key singer in the Philadelphia soul scene
813) Kate Smith, singer
814) Harry Wills, boxer robbed of heavyweight title shot due to his race
815) John Dewey, philosopher and educator
816) Frank McGee, television journalist
817) Carl Schurz, Republican turned terrible Gilded Age figure
818) Douglas MacArthur, general
819) Kahlil George Gibran, sculptor
820) Cyrus McCormick, mechanical harvester inventor
821) Frank Knox, Secretary of the Navy in World War II
822) Melvil Dewey, librarian and horrible human
823) Sam Ervin, senator from North Carolina, racist, Watergate legend
824) Herbert Lipson, newspaper publisher
825) Helen Keller, disabled activist
826) Henny Youngman, comedian
827) Eugene Stoner, designer of AR-15 assault rifle
828) Elbie Fletcher, first baseman
829) Fitz-Greene Halleck, early American poet
830) Bernard Gorin, Yiddish writer
831) Frederick Winslow Taylor, creator of scientific management
832) Allard Lowenstein, anti-Vietnam activist
833) Charles MacArthur, playwright and screenwriter
834) Joseph Swing, head of INS during Operation Wetback
835) Richard Rush, Early Republic Cabinet official and political insider
836) Lars Onsager, chemist
837) David Brenner, comedian
838) Willie Stargell, left fielder and Pirates legend
839) Alice Hamilton, workplace safety pioneer
840) Oscar Mayer, meat capitalist
841) Paul McNutt, leading Democratic insider of the New Deal era
842) John Barry, Revolutionary War naval commander
843) Rose O’Neal Greenhow, spy for treason in defense of slavery
844) Antonin Scalia, asshole
845) Bat Masterson, gun thug of the frontier West
846) Clark Terry, trumpeter
847) John C. Fremont, western explorer, abolitionist and first Republican presidential candidate, mass murderer of Native Americans
848) Jim Fisk, capitalist swindler of the early Gilded Age
849) Walt Whitman, poet
850) E.E. Cummings, poet
851) Jeremiah Evarts, missionary who fought against Cherokee Removal
852) McGeorge Bundy, architect of the Vietnam War
853) Patricia Medina, actress
854) Ben Hecht, screenwriter
855) Martin Van Buren, president and founder of the Democratic Party
856) David Garroway, Today show host
857) Lee Atwater, cancer on America
858) Levi Woodbury, Jacksonian Era Democratic leader
859) Sergei Rachmaninoff, composer
860) Sam Langford, boxer
861) Daniel Tobin, long-time head of the Teamsters
862) Simon Newcomb, astronomer
863) Thomas Alexander Scott, Gilded Age railroad scumbag capitalist
864) Solomon Stoddard, author of Halfway Covenant
865) Len Bias, college basketball legend with the iconic 1980s drug death
866) Avery Dulles, son of John Foster, leading American priest
867) Arthur Goldberg, Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court justice
868) Vance Hartke, liberal senator from Indiana
869) Pitchfork Ben Tillman, Jim Crow violent scumbag
870) Lindley Garrison, Wilson’s Secretary of War
871) William Cullen Bryant, poet
872) John LeConte, entomologist
873) B.F. Skinner, psychologist
874) David Montgomery, labor historian
875) Carrie Nation, anti-alcohol extremist.
876) William Fulbright, senator from Arkansas
877) Wallace Stevens, insurance agent by day, legendary poet by night
878) John Foster Dulles, Satan incarnate as Secretary of State
879) Unidentified victims of the 1899 Windsor Hotel Fire
880) Edward Merriam, political scientist
881) Tammy Faye Bakker, weepy religious grifter
882) George Horace Lorimer, Saturday Evening Post editor
883) Zitkala-Ša, aka, Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, fighter for justice for Native peoples, including suffrage for women
884) William Nolde, last official U.S. combat death in Vietnam War
885) Kid Nichols, pitcher
886) Jimmy Walker, corrupt mayor of New York
887) Marty Robbins, country music legend
888) Thomas Barber, martyr for a free Kansas
889) Woody Guthrie, songwriter and folk legend
890) Joyce Alexander Wein, co-founder of Newport Folk Festival
891) Harry Carey, Sr., star of early westerns
892) William Belknap, Grant’s super corrupt Secretary of War
893) Carson McCullers, writer
894) George Graham, acting Secretary of War for Madison and Monroe
895) Chuck Hinton, outfielder
896) Alf Landon, Republican candidate for president in 1936
897) Washington Irving, writer, American mythmaker
898) Roy Clark, country guitarist
899) Alfred Moore Waddell, racist scumbag who led the Wilmington Coup
900) James Reed, senator from Missouri
901) Edith Hamilton, classicist
902) Sam Kinison, comedian
903) Sylvia Ardyn Boone, art historian, first Black woman to receive a Ph.D. from Yale
904) Dale Carnegie, self-help grifter
905) Carlo Gambino, mobster scumbag
906) Will Rogers, cowboy star, humorist
907) Robert Bork, evil, evil man
908) Robert Grier, pro-slavery hack on the Supreme Court
909) Buck Buchanan, defensive tackle
910) Clark Kerr, creator of modern University of California system
911) Archibald Yell, violent slaver scumbag expansionist governor of Arkansas
912) W.J. Cash, author of The Mind of the South
913) Louis McLane, Secretary of the Treasury and State under Jackson
914) Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor, first woman to be in the Cabinet
915) Carrie Chapman Catt, suffrage activist
916) John Edgar Thomson, early railroad engineer and capitalist
917) Jesse James, scumbag Confederate thug and criminal
918) Jessie Benton Fremont, writer, daughter and wife of legendary 19th century political figures
919) Meyer London, socialist
920) Hank Snow, country music legend
921) William Shirer, journalist
922) J.L. Wilkinson, only white owner of Negro League team
923) Henry Bacon, architect
924) Carl Morton, pitcher
925) Thomas Dorr, Rhode Island democracy activist of the early 19th century
926) Vannevar Bush, engineer, key architect of military-industrial complex
927) Charles Atlas, strongman, early direct mail grifter
928) Francis Hicks, Wyandot chief
929) Harriet Cany Peale, artist
930) Thomas McKean, lesser known Founding Father
931) Orval Faubus, segregationist governor of Arkansas
932) Orville Freeman, Secretary of Agriculture under JFK and LBJ
933) C. Wright Mills, sociologist
934) Cotton Ed Smith, segregationist scumbag senator
935) Sleepy LaBeef, rockabilly legend
936) John Blassingame, historian
937) Asa Gray, botanist
938) Frank Broyles, University of Arkansas football coach
939) Johnnie Lee Wills, western swing star
940) Ella Mae Wiggins, textile worker, unionist, and martyred songwriter of the 1929 Gastonia strike
941) Joseph Stewart and Scipio, slaves in the Fenimore Cooper family
942) Arthur Capper, senator from Kansas
943) Felix Pappalardi, bassist for Mountain
944) Dan Quisenberry, submarine-armed relief pitcher
945) William Bullitt, first ambassador to Soviet Union
946) James and Ellen White, founders of Seventh-Day Adventists
947) Kevin White, Boston mayor
948) Strom Thurmond, racist cancer
949) Wade Hampton, scumbag South Carolina elite
950) David Brinkley, television journalist
951) Louise Day Hicks, racist who showed that Boston white supremacy wasn’t different than Mississippi
952) Hal Foster, cartoonist
953) Boris Bittker, law professor who articulated policy ideas for reparations
954) William Poole, Bill the Butcher
955) Marlin Perkins, host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom
956) Leon Uris, hack novelist
957) Frankie Manning, Lindy hop pioneer
958) Alice Ghostley, actor
959) William Lindsay White, author of They Were Expendable
960) Sal Mineo, actor
961) Walt Rostow, Vietnam War bombing advocate
962) James Hinds, Arkansas congressman assassinated by the KKK
963) Jack Shea, speed skater
964) Norma Miller, Lindy hop pioneer
965) Grover Washington, Jr., father of smooth jazz
966) George Creel, World War I propagandist
967) Francis Wardlaw, author of South Carolina Ordinance of Secession
968) Morris Rosenfeld, poet of the sweatshops
969) Lucky Luciano, mobster scum
970) Dave Orr, first baseman
971) Otto Kahn, banker
972) Charles Turner Torrey, abolitionist martyr
973) Joseph Schumpeter, economist, creative destruction guy
974) Frances Willard, temperance activist
975) Robert Lincoln, mediocre presidential son, Secretary of War under Garfield and Arthur
976) Henry Mower Rice, genocidal architect of Minnesota
977) Lee Roy Selmon, defensive end
978) Alfred Hershey, immunologist
979) Gerald Nye, North Dakota senator, anti-Semitic isolationist
980) Don Pardo, Saturday Night Live announcer
981) Frank Walsh, labor reformer, head of U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations
982) Billy James Hargis, scumbag right wing preacher
983) William Allen White, newspaper editor
984) Henry Deringer, gun manufacturer
985) Hilton Smith, Hall of Fame pitcher from the Negro Leagues
986) Pierce Butler, notorious reactionary of the Supreme Court
987) Thomas Buchanan Read, questionable 19th century poet lauded at the time for his poem on Philip Sheridan
988) Julius Ochs Adler, New York Times official
989) Waldo Johnson, Missouri senator expelled from office for treason in defense of slavery
990) John Brown, righteous martyr for anti-slavery
991) Preston Plumb, Gilded Age senator from Kansas
992) Joseph Dolph, Gilded Age senator from Oregon
993) John Rawls, philosopher of liberalism
994) William Spry, Utah governor who murdered Joe Hill
995) John Cephas, master of the Piedmont blues
996) Rube Goldberg, cartoonist
997) Preston Brooks, pro-slavery extremist who nearly beat Charles Sumner to death on the Senate floor
998) Nathan Smith, senator from Connecticut
999) Harriet Hosmer, sculptor
1,000) Oral Roberts, grifting preacher
1,001) Horace Gray, Gilded Age hack Supreme Court justice
1,002) Finn and Edith Ronne, Antarctic explorers
1,003) Floyd Olson, pro-labor Minnesota governor
1,004) Nita Naldi, silent film star
1,005) Leon Russell, rock pianist
1,006) Charles and Charlotte Ray, abolitionist and his daughter, the first Black woman lawyer in the U.S.
1,007) Eubie Blake, pianist
1,008) Sholem Aleichem, Yiddish writer
1,009) George Davis, traitor, Confederate attorney general
1,010) Isaac Toucey, hack doughface and Buchanan’s Secretary of the Navy
1,011) Bob Wills, king of Texas swing
1,012) Franklin and Forrest Mars, candy capitalists
1,013) Martin and Osa Johnson, neocolonialist adventurers
1,014) Tommy Dorsey, swing bandleader
1,015) Red Blaik, Army football coach
1,016) J. Walter Thompson, advertising pioneer
1,017) Peter Skene Ogden, fur trapper and violent man
1,018) Nicholas Biddle, head of the Bank of the United States, enemy of Andrew Jackson
1,019) James Fletcher, NASA head
1,020) Dabbs Greer, character actor
1,021) Rembrandt Peale, painter
1,022) Billy Bang, jazz violinist, all time great
1,023) Edward White, astronaut
1,024) Satchel Paige, pitching legend
1,025) William Procter, soap and candle capitalist, co-founder of Procter and Gamble
1,026) Lucille Ball, comedian and TV legend
1,027) Willamina Fleming, astronomer
1,028) Bascom Lunsford, old-timey Appalachian musician
1,029) Wee Willie Keeler, right fielder
1,030) Westbrook Pegler, fascist journalist
1,031) Jerry Capehart, co-writer of “Summertime Blues”
1,032) Michael Novak, right-wing Catholic pseudo-intellectual
1,033) John Marshall Harlan, Supreme Court justice, lone dissenter in Plessy
1,034) Don Gibson, country music legend
1,035) John Sevier, genocidal early Tennessee governor
1,036) John Floyd, Secretary of War, traitor in defense of slavery
1,037) Don Chandler, kicker
1,038) Reggie Cobb, running back
1,039) Wayman Tisdale, basketball player, smooth jazz musician
1,040) David Daggett, Connecticut senator, super racist
1,041) Jacob Cox, Secretary of Interior under Grant, founder of Liberal Republicans in 1872
1,042) Albion Tourgée, leading Reconstruction figure
1,043) Winfield Scott, general and loser of 1852 presidential election
1,044) Richard Mentor Johnson, genocidal VP for Van Buren
1,045) Paul Tully, Democratic campaign strategist and Clinton advisor
1,046) John Williams, Tennessee senator and hater of Andrew Jackson
1,047) Andrew Hamilton, leading lawyer of colonial era
1,048) Oliver Morton, hardcore anti-Confederate governor of Indiana, senator
1,049) Benjamin Butler, complicated man of the Civil War and Gilded Age
1,050) Billy Jack Wills, Texas swing bandleader
1,051) Barbara Gittings and Kay Lahusen, gay rights activists
1,052) Harry Dean Stanton, actor
1,053) Alexander Ramsey, genocidal Minnesota politician
1,054) Samuel Barber, composer
1,055) Jack Kerouac, writer
1,056) Gustav Stickley, founder of Arts and Crafts movement
1,057) Arkady Shevchenko, Soviet defector
1,058) Fanny Parnell, Irish nationalist poet
1,059) Loren Eiseley, scientist, nature writer
1,060) Jim Bridger, fur trader, agent of American empire
1,061) Zebulon Vance, treason governor of North Carolina
1,062) James Wilson, architect of Constitution
1,063) Earle Combs, centerfielder
1,064) Jerome Rusch, session trumpeter
1,065) Smokey Joe Williams, Negro League pitcher and Hall of Famer
1,066) Benjamin Harrison, mediocre president
1,067) John Froelich, farm machinery inventor
1,068) Jeter Pritchard, post-Reconstruction Republican senator from North Carolina
1,069) Katharine Hepburn, acting legend
1,070) Slim Aarons, photographer of the mid-20th century elite
1,071) Ether Shepley, senator from Maine
1,072) William Henry Harrison, genocidal general, brief president
1,073) Thomas Fitzsimmons, leading early Federalist
1,074) Anne Sexton, poet
1,075) Alfred Terry, Civil War general
1,076) Walter Cronkite, television news host
1,077) Nella Larsen, Harlem Renaissance novelist exploring complexities of race
1,078) Stand Watie, pro-removal Cherokee leader, Confederate general
1,079) Clyde Tolson, J. Edgar Hoover’s sycophant
1,080) George Masa, photographer of the Great Smoky Mountains
1,081) Eugene O’Neill, playwright
1,082) Josiah Royce, philosopher
1,083) Miles Horton, organizer and founder of Highlander Center
1,084) Ray Chapman, only player killed in a major league baseball game
1,085) Lillian Ellison, the professional wrestler known as The Fabulous Moolah
1,086) Chuck Colson, Nixon’s fixer and overall scumbag
1,087) Alphonso Taft, Grant Cabinet member, father of president
1,088) Jim Graham, gay rights activist
1,089) Gilbert Haugen, author of McNary-Haugen bill to reform agriculture in the 1920s
1,090) Dick MacPherson, Syracuse football coach
1,091) William Blount, early Tennessee senator
1,092) Robert Morris, financier of the American Revolution
1,093) Dominick Dunne, writer, “victims rights” advocate
1,094) Herb Brooks, hockey coach
1,095) Charles Eliot Norton, Gilded Age intellectual
1,096) Stewart Holbrook, writer of the mid-century Pacific Northwest
1,097) Harry Kalas, Phillies announcer, voice of NFL Films
1,098) Luther Terry, anti-smoking surgeon general
1,099) Adelbert Ames, Reconstruction senator and governor of Mississippi
1,100) William Raspberry, centrist Washington Post columnist only the Beltway could love
1,101) Morris Feinstone, leader of Jewish labor movement in early 20th century New York
1,102) John Bigelow, mayor of Boston
1,103) David Houston, Wilson’s Secretary of Agriculture
1,104) Hugh McCulloch, Secretary of the Treasury for three presidents
1,105) Billy Meyer, manager of terrible Pirates teams of the 50s
1,106) Charles Whittaker, extremely bad Supreme Court justice
1,107) Susan Alamo, religious grifter
1,108) Robert Anderson, commander of Fort Sumter
1,109) Robert Prosky, character actor
1,110) Saul Bellow, novelist
1,111) Outerbridge Horsey, senator from Delaware
1,112) Evelyn Davis, corporate gadfly
1,113) Thomas Hendricks, Cleveland’s VP
1,114) Lemuel Shaw, jurist
1,115) Powel Crosley, radio pioneer, owner of the Reds
1,116) Robert Hanna, senator from Indiana
1,117) Peleg Sprague, senator from Maine
1,118) Robert Mapplethorpe, photographer
1,119) James Pope, senator from Idaho, TVA director
1,120) Thomas Wolfe, novelist
1,121) Jacob Broom, Delaware delegate to the Constitutional Convention
1,122) Hugh Lawson White, senator from Tennessee
1,123) Sonny Boy Williamson (II), blues harpist
1,124) Edmond Meany, early historian of Seattle
1,125) John Wesley Powell, explorer, naturalist
1,126) Daniel Schorr, journalist
1,127) Mollie, Maud, and Maggie, horses
1,128) George Armstrong Custer, idiot
1,129) Hannah Arendt, political philosopher
1,130) Deborah Sampson Gannett, woman who dressed as man to fight in American Revolution
1,131) Floyd Chance, Nashville A-Team bassist
1,132) Mary Colter, architect and designer of the Fred Harvey Company
1,133) Thomas Moss, victim of hideous 1892 Memphis lynching
1,134) Samuel Colt, gun capitalist
1,135) Philip White, member of New York’s mid-19th century Black elite
1,136) Fannie Lou Hamer, civil rights legend
1,137) Royal Copeland, senator from New York
1,138) Isabella Beecher Hooker, suffragist
1,139) Smedley Butler, Marine general who told America’s imperialist secrets
1,140) Florenz Ziegfeld and Billie Burke, impresario and Glenda the Good Witch
1,141) James Dean, actor
1,142) Warren Magnuson, Washington senator
1,143) Alain Locke, Harlem Renaissance intellectual
1,144) Elias Boudinot, Cherokee leader
1,145) Stephen Decatur, early American naval leader
1,146) Estelle Axton, co-founder of Stax Records
1,147) Samuel Worcester, missionary to the Cherokee
1,148) Fanny Wright, early 19th century feminist and reformer
1,149) John Ridge, Cherokee leader of the Trail of Tears era
1,150) Booth Tarkington, writer
1,151) F. Jay Haynes, photographer
1,152) Edward Hopper, artist
1,153) Claude McKay, Harlem Renaissance writer
1,154) Thomas Clingman, traitor in defense of slavery, mountaineer
1,155) Joseph Tuckerman, pioneer of social work
1,156) James McCune Smith, Black leader of the mid 19th century
1,157) Ollie Hoskins, Stax recording artist
1,158) Henry Sibley, genocidal early Minnesota trader and politician
1,159) Daniel Boone, early frontier explorer
1,160) Helen Hayes, actress
1,161) Albert Beveridge, imperialist senator from Indiana
1,162) John Roosma, early basketball star
1,163) Cokie Roberts, useless Beltway legend
1,164) James MacArthur, Danno
1,165) Robert Winthrop, mid-19th century Speaker of the House
1,166) Buck O’Neil, Negro League legend
1,167) Marvell Thomas, Stax session keyboardist
1,168) Richard Ballinger, Taft’s corrupt Secretary of the Interior
1,169) William Faulkner, greatest of American novelists
1,170) Cecil Andrus, governor of Idaho, Carter’s Secretary of the Interior
1,171) Mass grave for victims of the Wilmington 1862 yellow fever epidemic
1,172) John Diogaurdi, mobster scumbag
1,173) Lamar Stringfield, composer, flutist
1,174) Claus Spreckels, sugar capitalist
1,175) Theodore Hamm, founder of Hamm’s beer
1,176) Keisaburo Koda, Japanese-American rice capitalist
1,177) Andrew Jackson Downing, pioneering landscape architect
1,178) Bill Robinson, the dancer known as “Bojangles”
1,179) Hy Lit, Philadelphia DJ
1,180) Carl Fisher, Miami land speculator
1,181) John Spencer Bassett, critic of Jim Crow in the white South
1,182) Bernard Bailyn, historian
1,183) Charles Dudley Warner, writer who co-named “The Gilded Age” with Twain
1,184) Justin Morrill, congressman who is the father of land-grant colleges
1,185) Leslie Groves, general in charge of Manhattan Project
1,186) William Crocker, rich guy of the early 20th century
1,187) George and William Randolph Hearst, unqualified American elites
1,188) Ulrich B. Phillips, racist historian of the South
1,189) Hiram Johnson, Progressive senator and governor of California
1,190) Alan Freed, rock and roll DJ
1,191) Charles Lee, insubordinate Revolutionary War general
1,192) Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, missionary agents of genocide killed by the Cayuse
1,193) Willie Wood, defensive back
1,194) Nicholas Bourdoise, murdered by thugs in 1934 longshoremen’s strike
1,195) Waite Hoyt, pitcher, questionable Hall of Fame choice
1,196) Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, pretentiously named treason architect and Secretary of the Interior
1,197) Wyatt Earp, thug of the Old West
1,198) Norman Schwarzkopf, cranky general of the Gulf War
1,199) Carlos Bulosan, Filipino migrant, writer, and labor organizer
1,200) Orval Hansen, Idaho congressman
1,201) Walter Tevis, novelist
1,202) Dorothy Stang, nun murdered by Brazilian ranchers for defending the forests
1,203) Jacob Crowninshield, not quite Secretary of the Navy
1,204) Toshiro Mifune, GOAT of Japanese cinema
1,205) Benjamin Smith Lyman, mining engineer who modernized Japanese mining industry
1,206) Ayn Rand, Satan incarnate
1,207) Burton Wheeler, Montana senator, leading isolationist before World War II
1,208) Bud Collins, tennis announcer
1,209) Robin Winks, historian
1,210) Maria White Lowell, poet
1,211) Thomas Todd, very bad Supreme Court justice
1,212) John and Alice Coltrane, gods of jazz
1,213) Edward Morse, biologist, interpreter of late nineteenth century Japan for Americans
1,214) Benjamin Shibe, inventor of modern baseball, owner of the Philadelphia A’s
1,215) Charles Seymour, historian, president of Yale
1,216) Arthur Denny, founder of Seattle
1,217) Tom Connally, Texas senator
1,218) Clara Barton, pioneering Civil War nurse
1,219) Henry Blair, Gilded Age senator from New Hampshire
1,220) Ellsworth Bunker, sugar capitalist, ambassador to South Vietman
1,221) Roger Taney, Chief Justice, issuer of notorious Dred Scott decision
1,222) George Parker, board game creator
1,223) Jack Pardee, NFL coach
1,224) Cordell Hull, Secretary of State under FDR
1,225) Henry Newhall, California land speculator
1,226) Hubert Howe Bancroft, historian
1,227) Willa Cather, novelist
1,228) Bill Wallace, Baptist missionary killed by communists in China
1,229) Lefty O’Doul, left fielder
1,230) Homer Banks, Stax songwriter
1,231) Henrik Ibsen, playwright
1,232) Leverett Saltonstall, Massachusetts senator
1,233) Susan and Anna Warner, hymnists
1,234) Wallace Stegner, writer
1,235) Billy Joe Shaver, country music legend
1,236) Henry Weinhard, brewer
1,237) Cassius Clay, Kentucky abolitionist
1,238) H.L. Hunt, oil executive and right-wing extremist
1,239) Eddie Collins, second basemen
1,240) Alice Paul, suffrage and Equal Rights Amendment activist
1,241) Daisuke Katō, actor
1,242) John C. Crittenden, pro-slavery “moderate” of the mid 19th century
1,243) Glenn Davis, Army football legend
1,244) Sam Spiegel, film producer
1,245) Tom Landry, football coach
1,246) Lincoln Steffens, journalist
1,247) John Hurt, legendary Mississippi blues master
1,248) John Dolbeer, inventor of donkey engine in logging
1,249) Rachel Carson, legendary environmental writer
1,250) Claude Hudspeth, anti-Mexican Texas congressman
1,251) Carleton Beals, leftist journalist
1,252) Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Reconstruction govenror of Texas
1,253) Tim Russert, Beltway hack
1,254) Richard Byrd, polar explorer
1,255) Levi Coffin, abolitionist
1,256) Edvard Munch, artist
1,257) Bose Ikard, Black cowboy
1,258) Ovid Butler, abolitionist
1,259) Edwin Lanham, writer
1,260) John David Crow, Texas A&M football legend
1,261) Levi Strauss, denim capitalist
1,262) Sylvester Graham, food faddist
1,263) Walter Bradford Cannon, physiologist
1,264) Mississippi Fred McDowell, blues musician
1,265) John L. O’Sullivan, journalist, cheerleader of Manifest Destiny
1,266) Garo Yepremian, kicker
1,267) Oliver Loving, cattle driver
1,268) Ross Youngs, right fielder, unworthy Hall of Famer
1,269) Winthrop Jordan, historian
1,270) Rube Waddell, pitcher and crazy person
1,271) Teddy Pendergrass, king of late 70s R&B
1,272) John Ross, Cherokee leader
1,273) Rufus Choate, Massachusetts senator, follower of Daniel Webster
1,274) Ed McKeever, early owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers
1,275) Henrik Wergeland, Norwegian writer
1,276) Pinky Higgins, Red Sox manager, racist
1,277) John Peurifoy, unkwown terrible person, ambassador to Guatemala during coup, homophobe
1,278) William T.G. Morton, introduced ether into dentistry
1,279) Murray Bookchin, ecological anarchist
1,280) Mickey Mantle, baseball god
1,281) Benjamin Goodrich, rubber capitalist
1,282) Robert Neyland, University of Tennessee football coach
1,283) Annie Webb Blanton, first woman elected to statewide office in Texas
1,284) Isaac Barnard, Pennylvania senator
1,285) George Dempster, invented the dumpster
1,286) Thomas Holmes, creator of modern embalming
1,287) William Bradford, leader of the Pilgrims
1,288) Horace Mann, educational reformer
1,289) Samuel Willard, Puritan minister
1,290) Samuel Otis, first Secretary of the Senate
1,291) Terry McGovern, boxer
1,292) Cornelia Otis Skinner, humorist and actor
1,293) Joseph Grew, pre-World War II ambassador to Japan
1,294) Moses Brown, early abolitionist, owner of first American factory
1,295) Stephen Hopkins, Rhode Island signer of Declaration of Independence

1,296) Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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