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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

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 …

Gabriel

(g hard), in Jewish mythology, is the angel of death to the favoured people of God, the prince of fire and thunder, and the only angel that can speak Syriac and Chaldee. The Mahometans call…

Joseph BOUCK

BOUCK, Joseph, (uncle of Gabriel Bouck), a Representative from New York; born on Bouck’s Island, near Fultonham, Schoharie County, N.Y., July 22, 1788; attended the rural schools of his nativ…

Cecil B. De Mille

Name at birth: Cecil Blount de MilleEarly 20th century filmmaker Cecil B. De Mille was the living stereotype of the flamboyant, egotistical director, known especially for big screen epics such as The …