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Caleb Rodney LAYTON

LAYTON, Caleb Rodney, a Representative from Delaware; born on the Long farm near Frankford, Sussex County, Del., September 8, 1851; attended the public schools and Georgetown Academy; was gradu…

Fernando Coello LAYTON

LAYTON, Fernando Coello, a Representative from Ohio; born near St. Johns, Auglaize County, Ohio, April 11, 1847; attended the public schools and Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio; studied l…

Washington Irving

A grand old man of American letters, Washington Irving created two famous characters: the sleepyhead Rip Van Winkle and the scarifying Headless Horseman from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Both appear…

Clifford Irving

Writer Clifford Irving was sent to prison in 1972 and ordered to pay back $765,000 to his publishers when it was determined that his "authorized" biography of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes was a…

William IRVING

IRVING, William, a Representative from New York; born in New York City August 15, 1766; completed preparatory studies; engaged in mercantile pursuits and also in fur trade with the Indians alon…

Amy Irving

Amy IrvingactressBorn: 9/10/1953Birthplace: Palo Alto, California Amy Irving first appeared on screen in Stephen King's Carrie (1976) and as the only survivor of the gym conflagration was able…

Amy Irving Biography

Amy IrvingactressBorn: 9/10/1953Birthplace: Palo Alto, California Amy Irving first appeared on screen in Stephen King's Carrie (1976) and as the only survivor of the gym conflagration was able…

Irving Thalberg

Name at birth: Irving Grant ThalbergIrving Thalberg was mogul of early Hollywood who died at the age of 37 after making Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer the most profitable and glamorous film studio in the world. …

Irving Berlin

Name at birth: Israel BalineTunes like "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "Puttin' On The Ritz," "God Bless America" and "White Christmas" made Irving Berlin one of the most celebrated composers of 20th cent…

Irving Berlin Biography

Irving Berlin(Israel Baline)songwriterBorn: 5/11/1888Birthplace: Temum, Russia Considered by many to be the greatest American songwriter ever, he wrote such popular favorites as “Alexand…