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Fats Waller

Name at birth: Thomas Wright WallerFats Waller played stride piano and pipe organ, and his rollicking songs made him one of America's most famous early jazz composers. Fats Waller began his career mak…

Waller TAYLOR

Senate Years of Service: 1816-1825Party: Democratic Republican; Adams-Clay RepublicanTAYLOR, Waller, a Senator from Indiana; born in Lunenburg County, Va., before 1786; attended the common scho…

Littleton Waller TAZEWELL

Senate Years of Service: 1824-1825; 1825-1832Party: Jackson Republican; JacksonianTAZEWELL, Littleton Waller, (son of Henry Tazewell), a Representative and a Senator from Virginia; born in Will…

William Waller RUCKER

RUCKER, William Waller, a Representative from Missouri; born near Covington, Alleghany County, Va., February 1, 1855; moved with his parents to western Virginia in 1861; attended the common sch…

Edmund Muskie

Name at birth: Edmund Sixtus MuskieA former governor of Maine, Edmund Muskie was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1958 and served until 1980. Edmund Muskie grew up in Maine, graduated from Bates College …

Edmund Burke

The Question: I am looking for the person who said, "All that is needed for evil to thrive is for good people to do nothing." I have searched Bartlett's Famil…

Edmund PENDLETON

PENDLETON, Edmund, (uncle of Nathaniel Pendleton and John Penn), a Delegate from Virginia; born in Caroline County, Va., September 9, 1721; completed preparatory studies; clerk, Caroline County…

Edmund BURKE

BURKE, Edmund, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Westminster, Vt., January 23, 1809; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced practice …

Edmund COOPER

COOPER, Edmund, (brother of Henry Cooper), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., September 11, 1821; was graduated from Jackson (Tenn.) College in 1839; s…

Edmund PLATT

PLATT, Edmund, a Representative from New York; born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., February 2, 1865; attended a private school and Riverview Academy; was graduated from Eastman Business College, Poughk…