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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 Biography

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…

Brewer's: 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…

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 …

Edgar Degas

Name at birth: Hilaire Germain Edgar De GasEdgar Degas was a 19th century artist from France who is best known for paintings, pastels and drawings of dancers, women at the toilette and Parisian street…