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Henry Dickinson GREEN

GREEN, Henry Dickinson, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., May 3, 1857; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the Reading High School in 1872 …

Graham Greene

Name at birth: Henry Graham GreeneGraham Greene was a popular and critically acclaimed author during the 20th century, a British writer known for stranger-in-a-strange-land stories such as 1955's The …

Samuel Greene ARNOLD

Senate Years of Service: 1862-1863Party: RepublicanARNOLD, Samuel Greene, (granduncle of Theodore Francis Green), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., April 12, 1821; received…

Daniel Greene GARNSEY

GARNSEY, Daniel Greene, a Representative from New York; born in Canaan, Columbia County, N.Y., June 17, 1779; attended private schools; member of the State militia in 1805; brigade inspector in…

Brewer's: Green Wax

Estreats delivered to a sheriff out of the Exchequer, under the seal of the court, which is impressed upon green wax, to be levied (7 Henry IV. c. 3). (Wharton: Law Lexicon.) Source: Dict…

Isham Green HARRIS

Senate Years of Service: 1877-1897Party: DemocratHARRIS, Isham Green, a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born near Tullahoma, Franklin County, Tenn., February 10, 1818; attended the…

Brewer's: Green Cloth

The Board of Green Cloth. A board connected with the royal household, having power to correct offenders within the verge of the palace and two hundred yards beyond the gates. A warrant from…

Brewer's: Kendal Green

Green cloth for foresters; so called from Kendal, Westmoreland, famous at one time for this manufacture. Kendal green was the livery of Robin Hood and his followers. In Rymer's Faedera (ii.…

Brewer's: Board of Green Cloth

So called because the lord steward and his board sat at a table covered with green cloth. It existed certainly in the reign of Henry I., and probably earlier, and was abolished in 1849. &#8…

Henry GRIDER

GRIDER, Henry, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Garrard County, Ky., July 16, 1796; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Bowling Gre…