Birthdays in History in May 1888

  • May 6 Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)
  • May 9 Rolf de MarĂ©, Swedish art collector and museum director (d. 1964)
  • May 11 P A J Losecaat Vermeer, leader of Dutch High Council
  • May 11 Willis A. Lee, World War II U.S. naval admiral (d. 1945)
  • May 15 Jean Wahl, French philosopher
  • May 23 Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired)
  • May 30 James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38)