Famous People Born In Portsmouth

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Ronnie James Dio
(Former heavy metal singer, songwriter and composer)
Ronnie James Dio
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 16, 2010
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Jean Kasem
(Former actress played the recurring role of Lorettaand as a cast-member of the short-lived spinoff The Tortellis Tortelli)
Jean Kasem
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Birthdate: May 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Tom Rush
(Singer-songwriter)
Tom Rush
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Brooke Astor
(Writer)
Brooke Astor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 30, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 13, 2007
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Ilene Woods
(Actress, Singer)
Ilene Woods
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Birthdate: May 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 1, 2010
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Jane Blalock
(American Retired Professional Golfer)
Jane Blalock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Fitz John Porter
(Military Officer)
Fitz John Porter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 21, 1901
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John Langdon
(politician from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and a Founding Father of the United States)
John Langdon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 26, 1741
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 18, 1819
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Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Poet & Novelist)
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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Birthdate: November 11, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 19, 1907
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Celia Thaxter
(Writer)
Celia Thaxter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 29, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 25, 1894
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Elliott Coues
(American Ornithologist Who Advanced the Study and Classification of 'North American Birds')
Elliott Coues
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 25, 1899

Renowned ornithologist Elliott Coues, known for his pathbreaking written works such as Key to North American Birds, had established the American Ornithological Union. He had also previously worked as an army surgeon and later taught anatomy. He was also briefly part of the Theosophical Society, though he later lost interest.

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James Thomas Fields
(Publisher)
James Thomas Fields
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Birthdate: December 31, 1817
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 24, 1881