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Fletcher, John Gould

(Encyclopedia) Fletcher, John Gould, 1886–1950, American poet, b. Little Rock, Ark., educated (1903–7) at Harvard. After traveling throughout Europe, he became a leader of the imagists in England.…

Fletcher, John

(Encyclopedia) Fletcher, John, 1579–1625, English dramatist, b. Rye, Sussex, educated at Cambridge. A member of a prominent literary family, he began writing for the stage about 1606, first with…

Hurst, John Fletcher

(Encyclopedia) Hurst, John Fletcher, 1834–1903, American Methodist bishop and educator, b. Maryland. He was president of Drew Theological Seminary from 1873 until 1880, when he was elected bishop.…

John Gould Fletcher

Fletcher, John Gould[1886-1950](2)Born at Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 3, 1886. He was educated in the public schools of Little Rock, in Phillips Academy, Andover, and at Harvard University, but…

John Gould Fletcher: Spring

SpringJohn Gould FletcherAt the first hour, it was as if one said, "Arise." At the second hour, it was as if one said, "Go forth." And the winter constellations that are like patient ox-eyes…

John Gould Fletcher: Lincoln

LincolnJohn Gould FletcherILike a gaunt, scraggly pine Which lifts its head above the mournful sandhills; And patiently, through dull years of bitter silence, Untended and uncared for, starts…

John Fletcher DARBY, Congress, MO (1803-1882)

DARBY John Fletcher , a Representative from Missouri; born in Person County, N.C., December 10, 1803; attended the public schools; moved with his father to Missouri in 1818, where he worked on a…

John Fletcher LACEY, Congress, IA (1841-1913)

LACEY John Fletcher , a Representative from Iowa; born in New Martinsville, Va. (now West Virginia), May 30, 1841; moved to Iowa in 1855 with his parents, who settled in Oskaloosa; attended the…

John Fletcher DRIGGS, Congress, MI (1813-1877)

DRIGGS John Fletcher , a Representative from Michigan; born in Kinderhook, N.Y., March 8, 1813; completed preparatory studies; moved with his parents to Tarrytown, N.Y., in 1825; moved to New York…