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Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison won the National Book Award for his first novel Invisible Man (1952), the story of an alienated and isolated black man living in racially repressive urban America. Ellison grew up in Ok…

Keith ELLISON

ELLISON, Keith, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 4, 1963; B.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., 1986; J.D. University of Minnesota, 1990; la…

Andrew ELLISON

ELLISON, Andrew, a Representative from Ohio; born in West Union, Adams County, Ohio, in 1812; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Adams County, Ohio, in August …

Daniel ELLISON

ELLISON, Daniel, a Representative from Maryland; born in Russia, February 14, 1886; as an infant, was brought to the United States by his parents; attended the public schools of Baltimore, Md.;…

James HARLAN

Senate Years of Service: 1855-1857; 1857-1865; 1867-1873Party: Free Soil; RepublicanHARLAN, James, a Senator from Iowa; born in Clark County, Ill., August 26, 1820; at age four, moved with his …

Aaron HARLAN

HARLAN, Aaron, (cousin of Andrew Jackson Harlan), a Representative from Ohio; was born in Warren County, Ohio, September 8, 1802; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the b…

Harlan MATHEWS

Senate Years of Service: 1993-1994Party: DemocratMATHEWS, Harlan, a Senator from Tennessee; born in Sumiton, Walker County, Ala., January 17, 1927; attended the Alabama public schools; graduate…

Mary Lillian Ellison Biography

wrestlerDied: Nov. 2, 2007 (Lexington, South Carolina) Best Known as: professional wrestler called the Fabulous Moolah Renowned professional wrestler called …

Ellison DuRant SMITH

Senate Years of Service: 1909-1944Party: DemocratSMITH, Ellison DuRant, a Senator from South Carolina; born in Lynchburg, Sumter (now Lee) County, S.C., August 1, 1864; attended the private and…

Abraham Ellison GARRETT

GARRETT, Abraham Ellison, a Representative from Tennessee; born near Livingston, Overton County, Tenn., March 6, 1830; attended the public schools and Poplar Springs College, Kentucky; studied …