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Bill Koch

Bill KochBorn: June 7, 1955Cross country skiing first highly accomplished American male in his sport; first American male to win a cross country Olympic medal when he took home a silver in the…

Brewer's: Christopher

(St.). The giant carried a child over a brook, and said, “Chylde, thou hast put me in grete peryll. I might bere no greater burden.” To which the child answered, “Marvel t…

Edward Irving KOCH

KOCH, Edward Irving, a Representative from New York; born in the Bronx, N.Y., December 12, 1924; studied at City College of New York; LL.B., New York University Law School, 1948; combat infantr…

Kenneth Koch 2002 Deaths

Kenneth KochAge: 77 poet, novelist, and playwright who, with John Ashbery and Frank O'Hara, created the New York school of poets in the 1950s. He wrote more than 20 volumes of poetry, and his …

Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood was a British expatriate whose experiences in Germany in the 1930s were the basis of the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939), which was made into the musical Cabaret. Isherwood began…

Christopher GADSDEN

GADSDEN, Christopher, a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., February 16, 1723; attended schools in England; employed in a commercial house in Philadelphia, Pa., 1742-1745; d…

Christopher Columbus

Name at birth: Cristoforo ColomboChristopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money p…

Christopher Plummer

Name at birth: Arthur Christopher Orme PlummerChristopher Plummer's 60-year acting career includes many hits on stage, in movies and on TV, plus an Oscar win at age 82, but he may still be best known …

Christopher Lee

Name at birth: Christopher Frank Caradini LeeAfter a long and distinguished career as one of the biggest stars of horror and fantasy films, Christopher Lee gained fresh fame with movie audiences as Sa…

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens was an English-American intellectual whose stock in trade was writing provocative essays that challenged the the philosophical underpinnings of the state and the (Christian) churc…