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John Ransom BUCK

BUCK, John Ransom, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn., December 6, 1835; attended the common schools, Wilbraham (Mass.) Academy, and Wesleyan Univers…

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe won an Oscar as best actor for playing the title role in the 2000 film Gladiator. Crowe began acting in his adopted home country of Australia, winning acclaim in films like The Crossing…

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe actor Born: 4/7/1964 Birthplace: New Zealand New Zealand-born actor best known in the U.S. for his starring roles in the Academy Award-winning film L.A. Confidential (1997…

Ransom

Director:Ron HowardWriters: Richard Price and Alexander IgnonDirector of Photography:Piotr SobocinskiEditors:Dan Hanley and Mike HillMusic: James Horner and Billy CorganProduction Designer: Mi…

Cock-crow

The Hebrews divided the night into four watches: 1, The “beginning of the watches” or “even” (Lam. ii. 19); 2, “The middle watch” or “midnight&#822…

Crow

As the crow flies. The shortest route between two given places. The crow flies straight to its point of destination. Called the bee-line in America. Crow. (See Raven.) I must pluck a crow…

Ransom HALLOWAY

HALLOWAY, Ransom, a Representative from New York; born in Beekman, Dutchess County, N.Y., about 1793; engaged in agricultural pursuits; brigade paymaster of the New York Militia in 1818; electe…

Henry Cecil Ransom McBay

Henry Cecil Ransom McBaychemistBorn: 5/29/1914Birthplace: Mexia, Tex. Initially planning to enter medical school, Henry McBay decided instead to study chemistry, earning a B.S. degree in 1934 …

Matt Whitaker RANSOM

Senate Years of Service: 1872-1895Party: DemocratRANSOM, Matt Whitaker, (cousin of Wharton Jackson Green), a Senator from North Carolina; born in Warren County, N.C., October 8, 1826; attended …

Warren Ransom DAVIS

DAVIS, Warren Ransom, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Columbia, S.C., May 8, 1793; pursued preparatory studies; was graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of So…