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James Baldwin

James Baldwin established his reputation with his first novel, Go Tell It On The Mountain (1953), an autobiographical tale of growing up in Harlem. He became one of the leading African-American autho…

Brewer's: Baldwin

The youngest and comeliest of Charlemagne's paladins; and the nephew of Sir Roland. Baldwin. (in Jerusalem Delivered). The restless and ambitious Duke of Bologna, leader of 1,200 horse in…

Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin was elected to the United States Senate in 2012, becoming Wisconsin's first woman senator and the nation's first openly gay politician to be elected to the Senate. A Wisconsin native, Ba…

Alec Baldwin

Name at birth: Alexander Rae Baldwin IIIAlec Baldwin played Jack Donaghy, the craven and yet strangely likable TV network exec, on the hit TV series 30 Rock. Alec Baldwin started his career on the st…

Matthias Baldwin

Matthias BaldwinBorn: 1795 Steam Locomotive. Baldwin was the first American to build steam locomotives of the same quality as were made in Europe. His “Old Ironsides” was the first…

Abraham BALDWIN

Senate Years of Service: 1799-1807Party: Democratic RepublicanBALDWIN, Abraham, (half-brother of Henry Baldwin of Pennsylvania), a Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from Georgia; born i…

Simeon BALDWIN

BALDWIN, Simeon, (son-in-law of Roger Sherman, father of Roger Sherman Baldwin), a Representative from Connecticut; born in Norwich, Conn., December 14, 1761; completed preparatory studies; was…

Henry BALDWIN

BALDWIN, Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New Haven, Conn., January 14, 1780; was graduated from Hopkins Grammar School in 1793 and from Yale College in 1797; studied law; was…

John BALDWIN

BALDWIN, John, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Mansfield, Conn., April 5, 1772; attended the common schools; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1797; studied l…

Tammy BALDWIN

BALDWIN, Tammy, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., February 11, 1962; graduated from Madison West High School, Madison, Wis., 1980; A.B., Smith College, Northa…