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Willis Benson MACHEN

Senate Years of Service: 1872-1873Party: DemocratMACHEN, Willis Benson, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Caldwell (now Lyon) County, Ky., April 10, 1810; attended the common schools and Cumberl…

Hervey Gilbert MACHEN

MACHEN, Hervey Gilbert, a Representative from Maryland; born in Washington, D.C., October 14, 1916; graduated from Hyattsville High School, Hyattsville, Md.; B.A., University of Maryland, Colle…

King Arthur

King Arthur is one of the great mythic figures of English literature. Dozens of legends and romantic images have grown up around him: the knights of the Round Table, Merlin the wizard, and the Holy Gr…

Arthur Orton

Arthur Orton was the subject of one of England's longest-running trials (1873-74). A butcher, he impersonated the son of Lady Henrietta Felicite Seymour Tichborne. Lady Henrietta's oldest son, Roger…

Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe was both a tennis star of the 1960s and '70s and an African-American pioneer: the first black man to win at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. Arthur Ashe played tennis at UCLA and was national…

Arthur Bremer

Arthur Bremer shot Alabama governor George Wallace at a presidential campaign rally in Laurel, Maryland on 15 May 1972. Wallace survived but was paralyzed from the waist down. Bremer was 21 years old…

Arthur CAPPER

Senate Years of Service: 1919-1949Party: RepublicanCAPPER, Arthur, a Senator from Kansas; born in Garnett, Anderson County, Kans., July 14, 1865; attended the common schools; learned the art of…

Arthur Zimmermann

Arthur Zimmermann gave his name to the so-called Zimmermann Telegram, one of the great diplomatic intrigues of World War I. Zimmermann was a career diplomat who had been in service to his native Germ…

Arthur LEE

LEE, Arthur, (brother of Francis Lightfoot Lee and Richard Henry Lee), a Delegate from Virginia; born at “Stratford,“ in Westmoreland County, Va., December 20, 1740; attended Eton College, Engl…

Arthur BROWN

Senate Years of Service: 1896-1897Party: RepublicanBROWN, Arthur, a Senator from Utah; born near Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., March 8, 1843; attended the common schools and graduated fro…