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Robert Fulton

Robert Fulton is popularly, if inaccurately, considered the inventor of the steamship. Born in Pennsylvania, he began his career as an artist, painting mostly portraits (Benjamin Franklin sat for him …

Alice Munro

Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013 and is a three-time winner of the Governor General's Award, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Canada. Known for short stories that e…

Alice Childress

Playwright and novelist Alice Childress is best known for her young adult book, 1973's A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich. Alice Childress began her career as an actress with the American Negro Thea…

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper(Vincent Furnier)musicianBorn: 2/4/1948Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan Rock musician known for his hard-rock teen anthems and theatrical live shows featuring shocking stunts and props. The …

Alice Walker

Alice Walker wrote The Color Purple, the 1982 novel that won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into a Steven Spielberg movie starring Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg. Walker was a civil rights activis…

Alice Marble

Alice MarbleBorn: Sept. 28, 1913Tennis 4-time U.S. champion (1936,38-40); won Wimbledon in 1939; swept U.S. singles, doubles and mixed doubles from 1938-40. Died: Dec. 13, 1990Pete MaravichK -…

Alice Coachman

Alice CoachmanBorn: Nov. 9, 1923Track & Field became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal with her win in the high jump in 1948 (London); broke the high school and college hi…

Alice Ghostley

Alice Ghostley actress Born: 8/14/1928 Birthplace: Eve, Missouri Actress adept at addin…

Mary Hannah Fulton Biography

Mary Hannah Fulton physician and missionaryBorn: May 31, 1854Birthplace: prob. Ashland, Ohio Having graduated from Hillsdale College in Michigan with a master's degree in 1877, Fulton spent th…

Andrew Steele FULTON

FULTON, Andrew Steele, (brother of John H. Fulton), a Representative from Virginia; born near Waynesboro, Augusta County, Va., on September 29, 1800; attended the common schools and Hampden-Sid…