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Rosa L. DeLAURO

DeLAURO, Rosa L., a Representative from Connecticut; born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 2, 1943; graduated Laurelton Hall High School, West Haven, Conn.; B.A., Marymount College,…

L. Patrick Gray III 2005 Deaths

L. Patrick Gray IIIAge: 88 acting director of the FBI during Watergate who testified during his 1973 Senate confirmation hearings that he had given the White House FBI files about its investig…

Frank Leslie SMITH

Senate Years of Service: 1926-1928Party: RepublicanSMITH, Frank Leslie, a Representative and a Senator-elect from Illinois; born in Dwight, Livingston County, Ill., November 24, 1867; attended …

Andrew Frank SCHOEPPEL

Senate Years of Service: 1949-1962Party: RepublicanSCHOEPPEL, Andrew Frank, a Senator from Kansas; born on a farm in Barton County, near Chaflin, Kans., November 23, 1894; attended the district…

Frank Charles PARTRIDGE

Senate Years of Service: 1930-1931Party: RepublicanPARTRIDGE, Frank Charles, a Senator from Vermont; born in East Middlebury, Vt., May 7, 1861; attended the public schools and graduated from Am…

Frank Eugene HOOK

HOOK, Frank Eugene, a Representative from Michigan; born in L’Anse, Baraga County, Mich., May 26, 1893; graduated from L’Anse High School in 1912; attended College of Law of the University …

Frank

A name given by the Turks, Greeks, and Arabs to any of the inhabitants of the western parts of Europe, as the English, Italians, Germans, Spaniards, French, etc. Source: Dictionary of Phr…

Toto

Toto the dog is a character in L. Frank Baum's 1900 fantasy story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Toto is the pet of Dorothy Gale, a Kansas farm girl who is blown "over the rainbow" into the magical land …

L. E. L

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (afterwards Mrs. Maclean), a poetess of the “Lara” and “Corsair” school (1802-1839). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Bre…

L. S. D

Latin, libra (a pound); solidus (a shilling); and denurius (a penny); through the Italian lire (2 syl.), soldi, denari. If farthings are expressed the letter q (quadrans) is employed. Intro…