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Adlai Stevenson

Name at birth: Adlai Ewing Stevenson IIAdlai Stevenson was the Democratic candidate for president in 1952 and 1956, losing decisively to former general and World War II hero Dwight Eisenhower both…

Kefauver, Carey Estes

(Encyclopedia) Kefauver, Carey Estes kēfôvər [key], 1903–63, U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1949–63), b. Madisonville, Tenn., known as Estes Kefauver. He became a Chattanooga lawyer and…

Charles Guggenheim 2002 Deaths

Charles GuggenheimAge: 78 Academy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and producer of political campaign commercials. His film credits include The Johnstown Flood and Robert Kennedy…

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Name at birth: David Dwight EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower was the most famous U.S. Army general of World War II and the 34th president of the United States. A career Army man, "Ike" rose to the…

Truman, Harry S.

(Encyclopedia) Truman, Harry S., 1884–1972, 33d President of the United States, b. Lamar, Mo. Early Life and Political Career He grew up on a farm near Independence,…

Eisenhower, Dwight David

(Encyclopedia) Eisenhower, Dwight David ī´zənhou˝ər [key], 1890–1969, American general and 34th President of the United States, b. Denison, Tex.; his nickname was Ike.…

Julie Chu

Name at birth: Julie ChuJuile Chu is the hockey player whose long amateur and pro career has included four selections to the U.S. women's Olympic team. Julie Chu was born in Connecticut and played…

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon resigned as president of the United States in 1974, becoming the first U.S. president ever to quit the office. Richard Nixon was a lawyer and Republican politician who held the posts…

Kenneth William HECHLER, Congress, WV (1914)

HECHLER, Kenneth William, a Representative from West Virginia; born near Roslyn, Long Island, N.Y., September 20, 1914; graduated from Roslyn High School, Roslyn, N.Y., 1931; A.B., Swarthmore…

Carey Estes KEFAUVER, Congress, TN (1903-1963)

Senate Years of Service: 1949-1963Party: DemocratKEFAUVER, Carey Estes, a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born on a farm near Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn., July 26, 1903;…