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George MacDonald Fraser Biography

authorDied: January 2, 2008 (Isle of Man) Best Known as: author of the Flashman novels A British writer who wrote the Flashman novels over four decades. …

Brewer's: Macdonald

Lord Macdonald's breed. Parasites. Lord Macdonald (son of the Lord of the Isles) once made a raid on the mainland. He and his followers, with other plunder, fell on the clothes of the enemy…

Moses MACDONALD

MACDONALD, Moses, a Representative from Maine; born in Limerick, Maine, April 8, 1815; received an academic education; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced practice in Bid…

Sir John A. Macdonald

John A. Macdonald was born in Scotland, then emigrated to Canada as a young boy. After practicing law in Kingston, Ontario, Macdonald went into politics and during the 1860s championed the confederat…

Torbert Hart MACDONALD

MACDONALD, Torbert Hart, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Everett, Middlesex County, Mass., June 6, 1917; attended Malden public schools, Medford High School, and Phillips Academy, …

William Josiah MacDONALD

MacDONALD, William Josiah, a Representative from Michigan; born in Potosi, Grant County, Wis., November 17, 1873; attended the common schools and was graduated from the high school at Fairmont,…

John Lewis MacDONALD

MacDONALD, John Lewis, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Glasgow, Scotland, February 22, 1838; immigrated to Nova Scotia, Canada, with his parents, who later, in 1847, settled in Pittsbu…

Thomas MacDonald PATTERSON

Senate Years of Service: 1901-1907Party: DemocratPATTERSON, Thomas MacDonald, a Delegate, a Representative and a Senator from Colorado; born in County Carlow, Ireland, November 4, 1839; immigra…

Brewer's: George

(St.) (g soft). Gibbon, in his Decline and Fall, ii. 323, asserts that the patron saint of England was George of Cappadocia, the turbulent Arian Bishop of Alexandria, torn to pieces by the …

King George V

Name at birth: George Frederick Ernest AlbertEngland's George V was the king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1910 until 1935, a span that included World War I (1914-18). A naval officer wh…