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Guy Loren SHAW

SHAW, Guy Loren, a Representative from Illinois; born on a farm near Summer Hill, Pike County, Ill., May 16, 1881; attended the public schools and the College of Agriculture of the University o…

Brewer's: Guy

The Guiser or Guisard was the ancient Scotch mummer, who played before Yule; hence our words guise, disguise, guy, etc. Guy (Thomas). Miser and philanthropist. He amassed an immense for…

Brewer's: Rivers

Miles in length. 2,578, the Nile, the longest river in Africa. 2,762, the Volga, the longest river in Europe. 3,314, the Yang-tze-Kiang, the longest river in Asia. 3,716, the Mississippi, t…

Guy Lafleur

The Question: Hi, can you tell me how to pronounce Guy Lafleur's name? Is it Guy as in "Hey look at that guy" or as in gee, (Guy Carbonneau of the Stars says …

The Tourist Guy

The Tourist Guy appeared in a faked photo which was spread by e-mail shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the photo an unsuspecting tourist, in a stocking cap and backpack, a…

Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes is the most famous among the conspirators who took part in 1605's "Gunpowder Plot," a failed attempt to blow up King James I of England and the Houses of Parliament. Fawkes and his partner…

Guy Trundle

Guy Trundle was a hidden figure in the famous romance between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. In 1936, Edward gave up his throne to marry Simpson, a divorcee who was considered unsuitable to bec…

Thomas Guy Biography

Thomas Guypublisher, philanthropistBorn: 1644Birthplace: London Having begun his career in 1668 as a bookseller, he made a huge fortune printing Bibles. He is best remembered for his philanthr…

Guy Burgess

Name at birth: Guy Francis de Moncy BurgessGuy Burgess was one of the so-called Cambridge Five, a group of British intellectuals and intelligence agents who passed Western secrets to the Soviet Union …

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce is an English-born Australian actor best known for his role as the memory-challenged protagonist of Memento (2000). Guy Pearce began acting in his teens, and became a TV idol in Australia i…