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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw was a superstar playwright and tart-tongued literary personality of the early 20th century. Among his most famous plays are Arms and the Man (1894), Major Barbara (1905), Pygmalion…

George Bernard Shaw Biography

George Bernard Shawplaywright, essayist, criticBorn: 7/26/1856Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland Nobel Prize-winning playwright, essayist and critic known for his witty, intelligent dramas of ideas.…

George Bullen SHAW

SHAW, George Bullen, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Alma, Allegany County, N.Y., on March 12, 1854; moved to Eau Claire, Wis., in 1856 with his father; attended the public schools and…

Sir Bernard Law Montgomery

British military commander Bernard Law Montgomery was the Allied hero during World War II who beat Germany's Erwin Rommel in the battle for North Africa (1942-43). A military man his entire life, Mon…

Artie Shaw

Name at birth: Arthur ArshawskyArtie Shaw was a leading jazz clarinetist and big band leader of the mid-20th century. His hit 1938 recording of Begin the Beguine made him a popular rival to superstar …

Henry SHAW

SHAW, Henry, (son of Samuel Shaw), a Representative from Massachusetts; born near Putney, Windham County, Vt., in 1788; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and c…

Samuel SHAW

SHAW, Samuel, (father of Henry Shaw), a Representative from Vermont; born in Dighton, Mass., in December 1768; received a limited schooling; moved to Putney, Vt.; studied medicine and commenced…

Tristram SHAW

SHAW, Tristram, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., May 23, 1786; completed preparatory studies; held several local offices in Exeter, N.H.; elected a…

Wilbur Shaw

Wilbur ShawBorn: Oct. 13, 1902Auto racer 3-time winner and 3-time runner-up of Indy 500 from 1933-1940.Died: Oct. 30, 1954Ayrton SennaR - TPatty Sheehan

Aaron SHAW

SHAW, Aaron, a Representative from Illinois; born near Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., December 19, 1811; attended Montgomery Academy, New York; studied law in Goshen, N.Y.; was admitted to the ba…