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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven" cemented his reputation as a black-feathered literary master of the macabre. He wrote dozens of creepy short stories, many ending in death, with victims wall…

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poepoet, writer, criticBorn: 1/19/1809Birthplace: Boston Poet, short-story writer and critic considered the father of the modern detective story and one of the most brilliant writ…

Poe

(Edgar Allan). The alias of Arthur Gordon Pym, the American poet. (1811-1849.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Poet SquabPodsnappery A B C D E F G H I…

Edgar Allan SHARP

SHARP, Edgar Allan, a Representative from New York; born in Patchogue, Suffolk County, N.Y., June 3, 1876; attended the public and high schools; engaged as a clerk in the post office at Patchog…

Edgar Allan JONAS

JONAS, Edgar Allan, a Representative from Illinois; born in Mishicot, Manitowoc County, Wis., October 14, 1885; attended the public schools and graduated from the Manitowoc County Normal School…

Edgar

or Edgardo. Master of Ravenswood, in love with Lucy Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor). While absent in France on an important embassy, the lady is led to believe that her lover has proved faithl…

Ted POE

POE, Ted, a Representative from Texas; born in Temple, Bell County, Tex., September 10, 1948; B.A., Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Tex., 1970; JD., University of Houston, Houston, Tex.,…

Allan Quatermain

Allan Quatermain was the rifle-toting, native-befriending, treasure-seeking hero of King Solomon's Mines and other adventures by H. Rider Haggard. Quatermain's primary milieu was Africa, where he str…

Chilton ALLAN

ALLAN, Chilton, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Albemarle County, Va., April 6, 1786; moved with his mother to Winchester, Clark County, Ky., in 1797; attended the common schools, and a…

Allan BENNY

BENNY, Allan, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 12, 1867; attended the public schools of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1889 …