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Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was an American writer known for her role in the experimental arts and letters of Europe in the early part of the 20th century. She traveled in Paris, Vienna and San Francisco as a chi…

Godlove Stein ORTH

ORTH, Godlove Stein, a Representative from Indiana; born in Lebanon, Pa., on April 22, 1817; attended the Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1839 and comm…

Gertrude Ederle

American Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim across the English Channel, on 6 August 1926. Five men had performed the feat previously, but Ederle's time of 14 hours and 31 minutes broke the re…

Robert Stein, Jr.,

former government official, pleaded guilty to bribery, conspiracy, money laundering, and weapons possession charges in February. While working for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq,…

Gertrude Baines Biography

oldest person in the worldBorn: April 6, 1894Died: September 11, 2009 (Los Angeles, CA) Best Known as: oldest person in the world Gertrude Baines became the …

Gertrude B. Elion Biography

Gertrude B. ElionAge: 81 pioneer in drug research who shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1988. She developed drugs for many conditions, including leukemia, malaria, and AIDS.…

Gertrude Ederle 2003 Deaths

Gertrude EderleAge: 98 swimmer, who, on Aug. 6, 1926, became the first woman to swim the English Channel. She completed the feat in 14 hr and 31 min, breaking the previous men's record. She wo…

Gertrude Belle Elion

Gertrude Belle Elion Born: 1918Birthplace: New York City 6-Mercaptopurine—Elion synthesized the leukemia-fighting drug 6-mercaptopurine. Her other developments were drugs…

Gertrude Ederle Biography

Gertrude EderleBorn: Oct. 23, 1905Swimmer 1st woman to swim English Channel, breaking men's record by 2 hours in 1926; won 3 medals in 1924 Olympics.Died: Nov. 30, 2003Stefan EdbergD - FKriszt…

Brewer's: Gertrude of Wyoming

The name of one of Campbell's poems. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GervaisGertrude A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y…