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Gannett Peak

(Encyclopedia) Gannett Peak, Wyo.: see Wind River Range .

Gannett, Henry

(Encyclopedia) Gannett, Henry găn´ət [key], 1846–1914, American geographer, b. Bath, Maine, grad. Harvard (B.S., 1869; M.E., 1870). His first work as a topographer was on the Hayden…

Barzillai GANNETT, Congress, MA (1764-1832)

GANNETT, Barzillai, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Bridgewater, Mass., June 17, 1764; was graduated from Harvard University in 1785; studied theology, but did not enter the…

Wind River Range

(Encyclopedia) Wind River Range, part of the Rocky Mts., W Wyo., running southeastward c.120 mi (190 km) and constituting part of the Continental Divide. Gannett Peak (13,804 ft/4,207 m…

newspaper

(Encyclopedia) newspaper, publication issued periodically, usually daily or weekly, to convey information and opinion about current events. Early Newspapers The…

Wyoming Overview

(Encyclopedia) Wyoming wīō´mĭng [key], least populous state in the United States, one of the Rocky Mt. states of the West. It is bordered by South Dakota and Nebraska (E), Colorado and…

William John KEATING, Congress, OH (1927)

KEATING, William John, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 30, 1927; graduated from St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1945; B.B.A., University…

Francis CARR, Congress, MA (1751-1821)

CARR, Francis, (father of James Carr), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Newbury, Mass., December 6, 1751; attended the common schools; engaged in the mercantile business; member of…

Deborah Samson Biography

Deborah Samsonwar heroineBorn: 1760Birthplace: Plympton, Massachusetts The oldest of at least seven children, Samson learned responsibility at an early age. Her father abandoned the family…