(Encyclopedia) Gary, city (1990 pop. 116,646), Lake co., NW Ind., a port of entry on Lake Michigan; inc. 1909. Gary was founded by the U.S. Steel Corporation, which purchased the land… (Encyclopedia) Gary plan: see progressive education . 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 1940,… (Encyclopedia) Geddes, Norman Bel: see Bel Geddes, Norman . (Encyclopedia) Bel Geddes, Barbara: see under Bel Geddes, Norman . (Encyclopedia) Geddes, Sir Patrick gĕd´ĭs [key], 1854–1932, Scottish biologist and sociologist, distinguished especially in town planning. He received his biological training in T. H.… (Encyclopedia) Bel Geddes, Norman gĕd´ēz [key], 1893–1958, American designer, b. Adrian, Mich. as Norman Melancton Geddes. He began his career in 1918 as a scene designer for the… (Encyclopedia) Wilson, Kenneth Geddes, 1936–2013, American physicist, b. Waltham, Mass., Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 1961. A professor at Cornell (1963–88) and Ohio State… 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… (Encyclopedia) Powers, Francis Gary: see U-2 incident .