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Gabriel CHRISTIE

CHRISTIE, Gabriel, a Representative from Maryland; born in Perryman, Harford County, Md., in 1755; during the Revolutionary War was a member of a company of militia organized September 12, 1775…

Gabriel BOUCK

BOUCK, Gabriel, (nephew of Joseph Bouck), a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Fultonham, Schoharie County, N.Y., December 16, 1828; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in …

Gabriel RICHARD

RICHARD, Gabriel, a Delegate from Michigan Territory; born in La Ville de Saintes, France, October 15, 1767; pursued classical studies; studied theology in the seminary of Augers, France, and i…

Peter Joseph DE MUTH

DE MUTH, Peter Joseph, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., January 1, 1892; attended the public schools; B.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa.; was a …

Joseph Parsons COMEGYS

Senate Years of Service: 1856-1857Party: OppositionCOMEGYS, Joseph Parsons, a Senator from Delaware; born in “Cherbourg,“ Kent County, near Dover, Del., December 29, 1813; attended the old acad…

Joseph

Joseph is the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus of Nazareth in stories told in the Christian Bible's New Testament. Joseph and Mary are introduced in the books of Luke (chapters 1 through 3) and Ma…

Gabriel García Márquez

Name at birth: Gabriel José de la Concordia García MárquezColombian writer Gabriel García Márquez won a Nobel Prize in 1982 for a body of work that includes the novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. Ra…

Gabriel

The angel Gabriel is a messenger from God in three major religions: announcer of the savior in Christianity, transmitter of scriptures in Islam, and an interpreter of visions in Judaism. His words to …

Joseph Robinette BIDEN, Jr.

Senate Years of Service: 1973-2009Party: DemocratBIDEN, Joseph Robinette, Jr., a Senator from Delaware and a Vice President of the United States; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., Novem…

Joseph Allen FREAR, Jr.

Senate Years of Service: 1949-1961Party: DemocratFREAR, Joseph Allen, Jr., a Senator from Delaware; born on a farm near Rising Sun, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1903; attended the public schools…