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George Eliot

Name at birth: Mary Ann (or Marian) EvansGeorge Eliot was the masculine pen name of the writer Mary Ann Evans, one of Victorian England's leading novelists. Her first stories appeared in Blackwood's …

Brewer's: George Eliot

The literary name of Marian Evans [Lewes], authoress of Adam Bede, Mill on the Floss, Felix Holt, etc. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894George GeithGeorge a' …

Thomas Dawes ELIOT

ELIOT, Thomas Dawes, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., March 20, 1808; attended the public schools of Washington, D.C., and was graduated from Columbian College (now G…

Brewer's: Eliot

(George). A nom de plume of Marian Evans (Mrs. Cross), author of Adam Bede, etc. (1820-1880). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Eliott's TailorsEliminate A B …

Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer is the crusading former prosecutor who resigned as governor of New York after he was caught consorting with prostitutes. His resignation halted an aggressive political climb that some ha…

Eliot Ness

Eliot Ness became famous as the federal agent who led an incorruptible group of law enforcement officers dubbed "The Untouchables," the ones who brought down Chicago gangster Al Capone in the 1930s. N…

T.S. Eliot

Name at birth: Thomas Stearns EliotEliot's "The Waste Land" is the most famous English poem of the 20th century, a landmark meditation on our unease with the modern world. Born in America, Eliot move…

Eliot Ness Biography

Eliot Nessfederal agentBorn: 4/19/1903Birthplace: Chicago, Ill. Leader of the “Untouchables”, Eliot Ness is remembered as the fearless lawman who helped bring down Al Capone in Chi…

Thomas Hopkinson ELIOT

ELIOT, Thomas Hopkinson, (great-grandson of Samuel Atkins Eliot), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Cambridge, Mass., June 14, 1907; attended Browne and Nichols School; was graduated…

Samuel Atkins ELIOT

ELIOT, Samuel Atkins, (great-grandfather of Thomas Hopkinson Eliot), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., March 5, 1798; attended the Boston Latin School; was graduated f…