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Coues, Elliott

(Encyclopedia) Coues, Elliott kouz [key], 1842–99, American ornithologist, b. Portsmouth, N.H., grad. Columbian College, later Columbian Univ. and now George Washington Univ. (B.A.,…

Elliott, George Augustus

(Encyclopedia) Elliott, George Augustus: see Eliott, George Augustus, 1st Baron Heathfield of Gibraltar .

Clark, George Rogers

(Encyclopedia) Clark, George Rogers, 1752–1818, American Revolutionary general, conqueror of the Old Northwest, b. near Charlottesville, Va.; brother of William Clark . A surveyor…

Clark, William

(Encyclopedia) Clark, William, 1770–1838, American explorer, one of the leaders of the Lewis and Clark expedition , b. Caroline co., Va.; brother of George Rogers Clark . He…

Hoover, Herbert Clark

(Encyclopedia) Hoover, Herbert Clark, 1874–1964, 31st President of the United States (1929–33), b. West Branch, Iowa. Wartime Relief Efforts After graduating (1895)…

Croghan, George

(Encyclopedia) Croghan, George, 1791–1849, American military officer, b. near Louisville, Ky.; nephew of George Rogers Clark and William Clark . He won public acclaim and a…

George III

(Encyclopedia) George III, 1738–1820, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1760–1820); son of Frederick Louis, prince of Wales, and grandson of George II, whom he succeeded. He was also…

Elliott, Jesse Duncan

(Encyclopedia) Elliott, Jesse Duncan, 1782–1845, American naval officer, b. Hagerstown, Md. In the War of 1812, he helped capture two British vessels on Lake Erie and was made commander…

Elliott, Charles Loring

(Encyclopedia) Elliott, Charles Loring, 1812–68, American painter, b. Scipio, Cayuga co., N.Y.; pupil of John Trumbull and John Quidor. His portraits number over 700. His principal…