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Cary Grant

Name at birth: Archibald Alexander LeachCary Grant was a leading Hollywood box-office star for three decades, and remains the silver screen's definition of the quick-witted and debonair gent. Cary Gr…

Abram COMINGO

COMINGO, Abram, a Representative from Missouri; born near Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Ky., January 9, 1820; attended the common and high schools and was graduated from Centre College, Danville,…

Abram FULKERSON

FULKERSON, Abram, a Representative from Virginia; born in Washington County, Va., May 13, 1834; was graduated from the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington in 1857; taught school in Palmyra…

Abram TRIGG

TRIGG, Abram, (brother of John Johns Trigg), a Representative from Virginia; born on his father's estate, near Old Liberty (now Bedford), Va., in 1750; completed academic studies; studied law; …

Abram WAKEMAN

WAKEMAN, Abram, a Representative from New York; born in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield County, Conn., May 31, 1824; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Herkimer Academy, New York; …

George CARY

CARY, George, a Representative from Georgia; born near Allens Fresh, Charles County, Md., August 7, 1789; received a classical education; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced prac…

Shepard CARY

CARY, Shepard, a Representative from Maine; born in New Salem, Mass., July 3, 1805; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Houlton, Maine, in 1822; engaged in extensive lumber o…

J.J. Abrams

Name at birth: Jeffrey Jacob AbramsJ.J. Abrams is a television producer and filmmaker whose mighty list of credits includes the TV series Felicity, Alias and Lost, and the feature films Cloverfield, S…

Abram Stevens HEWITT

HEWITT, Abram Stevens, a Representative from New York; born in Haverstraw, N.Y., July 31, 1822; attended the public schools of New York City and was graduated from Columbia College in 1842; stu…

Abram Nicholas Pritzker Biography

Abram Nicholas PritzkerentrepreneurBorn: 1/6/1896Birthplace: Chicago, Ill. Died: 2/8/1986 The son of Russian Jewish immigrants, Pritzker lived the American Dream. He graduated from Harvard Law…