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Arthur C. Clarke

Sci-fi superstar Arthur C. Clarke wrote the 1953 novel Childhood's End, which went on to become one of most popular and acclaimed science fiction novels of all time. Yet he is still better known for h…

Arthur C. Danto

Arthur C. Dantophilosopher and art criticBorn: 1/01/1924Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan Philosophy professor at Columbia University (1966–87) whose major works include Nietzsche as Philo…

Arthur Miller

Playwright Arthur Miller wrote Death of a Salesman (1949) and The Crucible (1953). Miller grew up in New York City and began writing plays in the 1930s, while still a student at the University of Mic…

John C. Fremont

John C. Fremont was one of most famous explorers of the American West and a towering figure in the history of California's 19th century gold rush. Among the second rank of explorers to follow Lewis &…

Chester Alan ARTHUR

ARTHUR, Chester Alan, a Vice President and 21st President of the United States; born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 5, 1829; attended the public schools and graduated from Union Co…

Arthur Hendrick VANDENBERG

Senate Years of Service: 1928-1951Party: RepublicanVANDENBERG, Arthur Hendrick, a Senator from Michigan; born in Grand Rapids, Mich., March 22, 1884; attended the public schools and studied law…

Arthur Pendleton BAGBY

Senate Years of Service: 1841-1848Party: DemocratBAGBY, Arthur Pendleton, a Senator from Alabama; born in Louise County, Va., in 1794; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1819 and commenced pra…

Arthur William ALESHIRE

ALESHIRE, Arthur William, a Representative from Ohio; born near Luray, Page County, Va., February 15, 1900; attended the rural schools; moved to Clark County, Ohio, in 1912 with his parents, wh…

William Arthur WINSTEAD

WINSTEAD, William Arthur, a Representative from Mississippi; born near Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Miss., January 6, 1904; attended the public schools, Clarke Memorial College, Newton, Miss.,…

Arthur Herbert GREENWOOD

GREENWOOD, Arthur Herbert, a Representative from Indiana; born near Plainville, Daviess County, Ind., January 31, 1880; attended the country schools of Daviess County; was graduated from the hi…