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Armistead BURT

BURT, Armistead, a Representative from South Carolina; born at Clouds Creek, near Edgefield, Edgefield District, S.C., November 13, 1802; moved with his parents to Pendleton, S.C.; completed pr…

James Armistead Biography

James Armistead(James Lafayette)patriot of the American RevolutionBorn: 1760?Birthplace: ? An African American slave in Virginia, Armistead sought and received permission from his master, Will…

Armistead Thomson MASON

Senate Years of Service: 1816-1817Party: Democratic RepublicanMASON, Armistead Thomson, (son of Stevens Thomson Mason), a Senator from Virginia; born at the “Armisteads,“ in Louisa County, Va.,…

George Armistead SMATHERS

Senate Years of Service: 1951-1969Party: DemocratSMATHERS, George Armistead, (nephew of William Howell Smathers), a Representative and a Senator from Florida; born in Atlantic City, N.J., Novem…

Armistead Inge SELDEN, Jr.

SELDEN, Armistead Inge, Jr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., February 20, 1921; attended the public schools; graduated from Greensboro High School in 1938 …

Olympia Dukakis

Olympia DukakisactressBorn: 6/20/1931Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts A veteran stage actress, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Moonstruck (1987). Her other movies…

Olympia Dukakis Biography

Olympia DukakisactressBorn: 6/20/1931Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts A veteran stage actress, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Moonstruck (1987). Her other movies…

Maggie Lena (Mitchell) Walker Biography

Maggie Lena (Mitchell) WalkerbusinesswomanBorn: 7/15/1867Birthplace: Richmond, Va. Walker, the daughter of former slaves, worked from a young age. When her father died, Walker helped her mothe…

Jabez Lamar Monroe CURRY

CURRY, Jabez Lamar Monroe, a Representative from Alabama; born near Double Branches, Lincoln County, Ga., June 5, 1825; moved with his father to Talladega County, Ala., in 1838; was graduated f…

Stevens Thomson MASON

Senate Years of Service: 1794-1803Party: Democratic RepublicanMASON, Stevens Thomson, (father of Armistead Thomson Mason), a Senator from Virginia; born in Chappawamsic, Stafford County, Va., D…