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Abraham

Name at birth: AbramThree world religions honor Abraham as their ancient patriarch and a model of faith in one God. In Judaism the 12 tribes of Israel trace their lineage to Abraham through his son I…

Abraham Zapruder

Abraham Zapruder is the bystander who filmed the motorcade of President John F. Kennedy at the moment that Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on 22 November 1963. It happened in Dallas, …

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow developed the theory of human motivation now known as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. A psychologist, Maslow noted that some human needs were more powerful than others. He divided those ne…

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the president of the United States from 1861 until his shocking assassination in 1865. The colorful stories about Abe Lincoln's life really are true: He was born in a log cabin an…

Abraham CLARK

CLARK, Abraham, a Delegate and a Representative from New Jersey; born near Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), N.J., February 15, 1726; attended private schools; studied law but never practiced; she…

Abraham YATES

YATES, Abraham, (uncle of Peter Waldron Yates), a Delegate from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., August 23, 1724; completed preparatory studies; sheriff of Albany County 1755-1759; deputy to the…

Abraham BALDWIN

Senate Years of Service: 1799-1807Party: Democratic RepublicanBALDWIN, Abraham, (half-brother of Henry Baldwin of Pennsylvania), a Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from Georgia; born i…

Abraham LINCOLN

LINCOLN, Abraham, a Representative from Illinois and 16th President of the United States; born in Hardin County, Ky., February 12, 1809; moved with his parents to a tract on Little Pigeon Creek…

Abraham VANDERVEER

VANDERVEER, Abraham, a Representative from New York; born in Kings County, N.Y., in 1781; attended the common schools; county clerk of Kings County 1816-1821 and 1822-1837; upon its organizatio…

Spencer ABRAHAM

Senate Years of Service: 1995-2001Party: RepublicanABRAHAM, Spencer, a Senator from Michigan; born in East Lansing, Mich., June 12, 1952; attended the public schools in East Lansing; graduated …