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William Henry SEWARD

Senate Years of Service: 1849-1861Party: Whig; RepublicanSEWARD, William Henry, a Senator from New York; born in Florida, Orange County, N.Y., on May 16, 1801; after preparatory studies, gradua…

William Seward Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs Born: 1857Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y Calculating machine—In 1885 Burroughs submitted his first patent for his “calculating machine. ” This first mode…

Seward Henry WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, Seward Henry, a Representative from Ohio; born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., November 7, 1870; attended the common schools, the Amsterdam Academy, Williams College, Williamst…

James Lindsay SEWARD

SEWARD, James Lindsay, a Representative from Georgia; born in Dublin, Laurens County, Ga., on October 30, 1813; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Thomas County in 1826; stu…

Anna Harrison

Anna Symmes Harrison was the wife of U.S. president William Henry Harrison, but he died before she arrived in Washington to serve as the first lady. Anna was the daughter of Judge John Symmes, a prosp…

Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova was a tennis sensation in the late 1990s, when her good looks and big blonde hair made her a fan favorite and a popular Internet pinup. Anna Kournikova was a prodigy who played for Ru…

Anna Kingsley

Anna KingsleyPlantation owner and former slaveBorn: 1793Birthplace: Senegal Anna Madgigine Jai was captured in her native country of Senegal in 1806 when she was about 13 years old. She was b…

Anna Hazare

Name at birth: Kisan Baburao HazareAnna Hazare is the activist whose hunger strike in 2011 forced the Indian parliament to consider a serious anti-corruption bill after decades of delay. The moment ca…

Anna Sui

Anna Suifashion designerBorn: 1955 Sui, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She attended New York's Parsons School of Design, where she met renown Vogue fashion p…

Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin is the actress who stars as Sookie Stackhouse in the cable TV series True Blood. Paquin, a Canadian native who grew up in New Zealand, was only 11 when she won an Oscar as best supporting …