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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…

William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs came from an upper-class background in the midwestern United States, studied at Harvard University and then turned to drugs, crime and writing. In the 1940s he became addicted…

William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs writer The controversial Beat Generation writer will be best remembered for his hip, yet slightly insane novel, Naked Lunch. In a book review, the New York Times said the…

William Seward Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs Born: 1857Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y Calculating machine—In 1885 Burroughs submitted his first patent for his “calculating machine. ” This first mode…

Sherman Everett BURROUGHS

BURROUGHS, Sherman Everett, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, N.H., February 6, 1870; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Dartmouth Colle…

Silas Mainville BURROUGHS

BURROUGHS, Silas Mainville, a Representative from New York; born in Ovid, N.Y., July 16, 1810; completed a preparatory course; village clerk of Medina, Orleans County, N.Y., in 1835; village tr…

Ray Rice

Name at birth: Raymell Maurice RiceRay Rice is the football player who was suspended indefinitely by the NFL in 2014 after the release of video showing him hitting his fiancee in a hotel elevator. Ray…

Jerry Rice

Wide receiver Jerry Rice is the National Football League's all-time leader in receptions, yards and touchdowns. Jerry Rice played college ball at Mississippi Valley State, where he caught 310 passes …

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice was U.S. Secretary of State from 2005 until 2009 under President George W. Bush, after serving four years as National Security Advisor (2001-05). As a child, Condoleezza Rice was a g…

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza RiceSecretary of State, professor, diplomatBorn: 11/14/1954Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama Rice became President George W. Bush's second Secretary of State in January 2005, despite…