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Johnson, Hiram Warren

(Encyclopedia) Johnson, Hiram Warren, 1866–1945, American political leader, U.S. Senator from California (1917–45), b. Sacramento, Calif. His role as attorney in the successful…

Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson

(Encyclopedia) Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson sĭrlēf´ [key], 1938–, Liberian economist and political leader. Educated in the United States (M.P.A. Harvard, 1971), she worked in the Liberian…

Charles JOHNSON, Congress, NC (1802)

JOHNSON, Charles, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Chowan County, N.C., birth date unknown; pursued an academic course; engaged as a planter; elected to the Continental Congress,…

Schulz, Charles M.

(Encyclopedia) Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe Schulz), 1922–2000, American cartoonist, b. Minneapolis, Minn. Creator of the syndicated comic strip Peanuts (1950–2000), one of…

Sumner, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Sumner, Charles, 1811–74, U.S. senator from Massachusetts (1851–74), b. Boston. He attended (1831–33) and was later a lecturer at Harvard law school, was admitted (1834)…

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The first woman ever elected head of an African state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in as the president of Liberia on 16 January 2006. Born and educated in Monrovia, she continued her studies in…

Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor was the president of Liberia from August of 1997 until August of 2003, when he stepped down amid accusations of war crimes. The son of an Americo-Liberian and a Gola tribe member,…

Brewer's: Johnson

(Dr. Samuel) lived in Fleet Street—first in Fetter Lane, then in Boswell Court, then in Gough Square, then in the Inner Temple Lane for seven years, then in Johnson's Court (No. 7) for ten…

Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1851-74) who was active in the movement to abolish slavery and to give equal rights to black Americans before and after the Civil War. Charles…