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Leon Hess Biography

Leon HessAge: 85 owner of the New York Jets whose oil fortune made him one of the wealthiest owners in professional sports; his wish to see his team return to the Super Bowl for the first time…

Sandra Hess

Sandra Hess is a Swiss actress known especially for playing action babes and Euro-villains in American TV shows and movies. A teen model in her native country, she moved to Los Angeles in the late 19…

Orvan Hess 2002 Deaths

Orvan HessAge: 96 pioneering obstetrician and gynecologist who, in 1942, became the first physician to successfully use penicillin clincially when he treated a woman on the verge of death from…

William Emil HESS

HESS, William Emil, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, February 13, 1898; attended the public schools, the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cincinnati (Ohio) L…

Herman Melville

Herman Melville was the celebrated author of several big 19th-century novels about the sea. Moby-Dick (1851), the story of the fanatical Captain Ahab and his hunt for the great white whale of the tit…

Herman Cain

Herman Cain is the retired businessman and lobbyist from Georgia who in 2011 ran for the Republican nomination for president. Herman Cain came to politics late in life, rising to prominence after a pu…

Herman Wedemeyer Biography

Herman WedemeyerAge: 74 an All-American running back at St. Mary's (Calif.) who later became a regular on TV's "Hawaii 5-0"; nicknamed "Squirmin' Herman" and "Hula-hipped Hawaiian"; Grantland …

Herman BADILLO

BADILLO, Herman, a Representative from New York; born in Caguas, P.R., August 21, 1929; attended the New York City public schools; B.B.A., City College of New York, 1951; LL.B., Brooklyn Law Sc…

Herman Ball Biography

Herman BallAge: 88 Washington Redskins head coach from 1949 through part of the 1951 season; won seven career games; spent eight years on the Redskins' coaching staff before stints with Baltim…

Herman Hollerith

Herman HollerithBorn: 1860Birthplace: Buffalo, N.Y. Art of compiling statistics—Hollerith invented a punch card tabulation machine system that revolutionized statistical computation. His…