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Daniel Darwin PRATT

Senate Years of Service: 1869-1875Party: RepublicanPRATT, Daniel Darwin, a Senator from Indiana; born in Palermo, Maine, October 26, 1813; moved to New York with his parents, who settled in Fen…

Brewer's: J. J.

(In Hogarth's Gin Lane, written on a gibbet), is intended for Sir Joseph Jekyll, obnoxious for his bill for increasing the duty on gin. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894J…

Robert E. LATTA

LATTA, Robert E., (son of Delbert L. Latta ) a Representative from Ohio; born in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio; April 18, 1956; B. A., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1978; …

Brewer's: E.

This letter represents a window; in Hebrew it is called he (a window). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894E.G. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P …

Brewer's: L. E. L

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (afterwards Mrs. Maclean), a poetess of the “Lara” and “Corsair” school (1802-1839). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894LL…

Chris Pratt

Actor Chris Pratt is famous for his supporting role in the TV comedy Parks and Recreation, and for his leading role in the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy. Pratt grew up mostly in Washington state,…

Elmer Pratt

was released after 27 years in prison when his conviction was overturned in June. Pratt had been a leader of the Black Panther movement before his arrest on a murder charge he says was conco…

Zadock PRATT

PRATT, Zadock, a Representative from New York; born in Stephentown, N.Y., October 30, 1790; moved with his parents to Windham (later Jewett), Greene County, in 1802; received a limited schoolin…

James E. Sullivan Memorial Award Winners

(Amateur Athlete of the Year Chosen in Amateur Athletic Union Poll)1930 Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. Golf1931 Bernard E. Berlinger Track and field1932 James A. Bausch Track and field1933 Glenn Cunni…

Ruth Sears Baker PRATT

PRATT, Ruth Sears Baker, a Representative from New York; born in Ware, Mass., August 24, 1877; attended private schools and Wellesley (Mass.) College; moved to Greenwich, Conn., in 1894 and to …