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1. Herbert, 1861–1955, U.S. librarian: headed Library of Congress 1899–1939.
2. Israel, 1718–90, American Revolutionary general.
3. Rufus, 1738–1824, American Revolutionary officer: engineer and colonizer in Ohio.
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