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James GEDDES

GEDDES, James, a Representative from New York; born near Carlisle, Pa., July 22, 1763; attended the public schools; moved to Onondaga County, N.Y., in 1794, and began the manufacture of salt at…

Barbara Bel Geddes Biography

Barbara Bel GeddesactressBorn: 10/31/1922Birthplace: New York City The daughter of noted designer and producer, Norman Bel Geddes (1893–1958), Bel Geddes made her theatrical debut in 194…

George Washington GEDDES

GEDDES, George Washington, a Representative from Ohio; born in Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, July 16, 1824; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in July 1845 and…

Barbara Bel Geddes 2005 Deaths

Barbara Bel GeddesAge: 82 Emmy Award–winning actress who had a long career in film and on Broadway before landing the role that brought her wide fame: Miss Ellie, the Ewing matriarch on …

Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen writes books for children and young adults. His tales often feature young people facing up to a harsh wilderness or a harsh family life. Paulsen is famously prolific; according to his p…

Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff is best known for his portrayal of Walter "Radar" O'Reilly in the television series M*A*S*H. Burghoff, a veteran of Broadway, played the same role in the feature film (1970), and was in …

Gary Condit

A U.S. Congressman from 1989-2003, Gary Condit gained notoriety after the disappearance of Chandra Levy. Levy, a former Bureau of Prisons intern, vanished in May of 2001; Condit, married and the fathe…

Gary Cooper

Name at birth: Frank James CooperGary Cooper started as an extra in westerns in the 1920s and went on to become one of Hollywood's greatest stars, known for his Oscar-winning roles in Sergeant York (1…

Gary Bauer

Gary Bauer held several jobs in the Ronald Reagan administration, rising to the directorship of the White House's Office of Policy Development. In 1988 he became head of the Family Research Council, t…

Gary Snyder

Poet Gary Snyder made his fame as an associate of the Beat Generation, set apart by his years in Japan (1956-68) and his involvement in Zen Buddhism. He grew up on the West Coast and went to school a…