Famous People Who Died on January 18
White Collar Criminal / 1882 - 1949
Charles Ponzi was best known for the financial crimes he committed when he conned investors into giving him millions of dollars, and paid them returns with other investors' money.
Activist, Legal Professional, Military Leader, Diplomat / 1915 - 2011
Sargent Shriver was a political administrator and diplomat perhaps best known for designing the U.S. Peace Corps, which was established in 1961. Shriver served as first director of the organization from its inception until 1966.
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profile name: Rudyard Kipling profile occupation: Writer
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profile name: John Tyler profile occupation: U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative, U.S. Governor
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profile name: Charles Ponzi profile occupation: White Collar Criminal
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profile name: Cecil Beaton profile occupation: Photographer, Writer
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