Arthur Macarthur was a brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He won the Medal of Honor at 18, and was a Lt. Col by the age of 19. Years later his son, Douglas MacArthur, would also win the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two Father-Son recipients of the Medal of Honor. history
John Quincy Adams - 6th President of U.S. - son of John Adams, (2nd President). He served as Secretary of State under James Monroe, and is regarded as one of the greatest diplomats in American history. He reportedly had the highest IQ of any American President. He died in 1848 at the age of 81.
The Lindbergh kidnapping case - The Lindbergh baby, Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. son of the famous aviator, was kidnapped on March 1, 1932 and murdered in Hopewell, NJ and the subsequent trial was considered one of the biggest stories of the time. Bruno Hauptmann was eventually convicted of the crime and executed on April 3, 1936. He always maintained his innocence and some evidence suggests that he might have been.
Henk Drogt served as a policeman during WW2 when he was ordered in 1943 to round up Jews in the city of Groningen, in the north of the country. He refused and joined the Dutch resistance, helping many Allied pilots who were shot down escape and get back to Britain. In August 1943 he was arrested and later executed by the Nazis. His son received in his father's name on September 22, 2008, Israel's highest honor for people who rescued Jews from the Holocaust, the Righteous Among the Nations.