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Alden, John

(Encyclopedia) Alden, John, c.1599–1687, Puritan settler in Plymouth Colony. He came to America on the Mayflower and was prominent as assistant to the governor of the colony. He…

Alden, Henry Mills

(Encyclopedia) Alden, Henry Mills ôl´dən [key], 1836–1919, American editor, b. Mt. Tabor, Vt. He was editor of Harper's Magazine from 1869 until his death. A highly…

Carpenter, John Alden

(Encyclopedia) Carpenter, John Alden, 1876–1951, American composer, b. Park Ridge, Ill.; pupil of J. K. Paine at Harvard and of Elgar. His music, refined and skillfully written,…

Armstrong, Neil Alden

(Encyclopedia) Armstrong, Neil Alden, 1930–2012, American astronaut, b. Wapakoneta, Ohio, grad. Purdue Univ. (B.S., 1955), Univ. of Southern California (M.S., 1970). A U.S. Navy fighter…

Weir, Julian Alden

(Encyclopedia) Weir, Julian Alden wēr [key], 1852–1919, b. West Point, N.Y., American painter. He studied with his father Robert Walter Weir, a landscape painter of the Hudson…

John Alden and Priscilla Mullins

One of the earliest romances in the American colonies by David Johnson Immortalized by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 1858 poem, The Courtship of Miles Standish, John Alden's marriage to…

Jerome Alden Biography

Jerome Alden stage, television and film writer credits include the play Bully and television's The Truman YearsBorn: 1921?Died: 1997John Akii-Bua1997 DeathsWilliam Alland

John Alden THAYER, Congress, MA (1857-1917)

THAYER, John Alden, (son of Eli Thayer), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Worcester, Mass., December 22, 1857; attended the grade and high schools of Worcester; was graduated from…

Harry Alden RICHARDSON, Congress, DE (1853-1928)

Senate Years of Service: 1907-1913Party: RepublicanRICHARDSON, Harry Alden, a Senator from Delaware; born in Camden, Kent County, Del., January 1, 1853; moved with his parents to Dover, Kent…

Daniel Alden REED, Congress, NY (1875-1959)

REED, Daniel Alden, a Representative from New York; born in Sheridan, Chautauqua County, N.Y., September 15, 1875; attended the public schools in Sheridan and in Silver Creek, N.Y.; was…