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Chesnutt, Charles Waddell

(Encyclopedia) Chesnutt, Charles Waddell wädĕl´ [key], 1858–1932, American author and lawyer, b. Cleveland, Ohio. In 1887 he was admitted to the Ohio bar. His short stories were first…

Post, C. W.

(Encyclopedia) Post, C. W. (Charles William Post), 1854–1914, American food manufacturer and developer of breakfast cereals, b. Springfield, Ill. He worked (1872–86) selling…

Charles X

(Encyclopedia) Charles X, 1757–1836, king of France (1824–30); brother of King Louis XVI and of King Louis XVIII, whom he succeeded. As comte d'Artois he headed the reactionary…

Charles W. BOUSTANY, Congress, LA (1956)

BOUSTANY, Charles W., a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 21, 1956; graduated Cathedral Carmel High School, Lafayette, La., La.; B.S.,…

Charles W. DENT, Congress, PA (1960)

DENT, Charles W., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., May 24, 1960; graduated from William Allen High School, Allentown, Pa., 1978; B.A., Penn State…

Sangster, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Sangster, Charles, 1822–93, Canadian poet, b. Ontario. At first an imitator of Byron, he became, with the publication of Hesperus and Other Poems and Lyrics (1860…

Macklin, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Macklin, Charles măk´lĭn [key], 1697?–1797, English actor and dramatist, whose original name was Charles McLaughlin, b. Ireland. He began his career as a strolling…

Barry, Sir Charles

(Encyclopedia) Barry, Sir Charles, 1795–1860, English architect. A leader in the revival of the Renaissance style of architecture in England (also called Anglo-Italian), he designed the…