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Edward ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Edward, a Representative from Maine; born in Cushing, Maine, November 25, 1796; self-educated while engaged in seafaring; engaged in mercantile pursuits at Thomaston, Maine, in 1837; …

Edward Norton

Edward Norton's 1996 film debut in Primal Fear earned him an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor. A 1991 graduate of Yale University, Norton began his performing career on the New York stage. …

Jonathan Pollard

Name at birth: Jonathan Jay PollardJonathan Jay Pollard was a U.S. Navy intelligence analyst who admitted to spying for Israel and was sentenced in 1987 to life in prison. He was released on parole in…

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift was an Irish writer of English parentage whose fame rests on sharply satirical works that include the novel Gulliver's Travels (1726) and the harshly comic essay A Modest Proposal (1729…

Jonathan ROBERTS

Senate Years of Service: 1814-1821Party: Democratic RepublicanROBERTS, Jonathan, a Representative and a Senator from Pennsylvania; born near Norristown, Pa., August 16, 1771; privately tutored;…

Jonathan JACKSON

JACKSON, Jonathan, a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., June 4, 1743; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Harvard College in 1761; engaged in mercantile pursuits i…

Jonathan Demme

Name at birth: Robert Jonathan DemmeJonathan Demme made documentaries, music videos and feature films, and was best known as the Oscar-winning director of Silence of the Lambs (1991). After living in…

Jonathan RICHMOND

RICHMOND, Jonathan, a Representative from New York; born in Dartmouth, Mass., July 31, 1774; completed preparatory studies; moved to western New York in 1813 and settled in Aurora, Cayuga Count…

Jonathan WARD

WARD, Jonathan, a Representative from New York; born in the town of Eastchester, N.Y., September 21, 1768; received a limited schooling; assessor of Eastchester in 1791; sheriff of Westchester …