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Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder is the author of Little House on the Prairie and the six other novels that make up what is known as the "Little House" series. She grew up in the midwestern frontier of the Unite…

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society De Smet, South Dakota Six of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books are set in the small prairie town of De Smet. Today you can tour her family's first…

Laura

the name immortalised by Petrarch, was either the wife of Hugues de Sade, of Avignon, or a fictitious name used by him on which to hang incidents of his life and love. If the former, her ma…

Lauras

(Greek, laura.) An aggregation of separate cells under the control of a superior. In monasteries the monks live under one roof; in lauras they live each in his own cell apart; but on certai…

Gene Wilder

Name at birth: Jerome SilbermanGene Wilder made his movie debut in 1967's Bonnie and Clyde (with Warren Beatty), and is today best known as the eccentric title character in Willy Wonka And The Chocola…

Billy Wilder

Name at birth: Samuel WilderBilly Wilder made some of Hollywood's most memorable and successful films, including Sunset Boulevard (1950), Some Like It Hot (1960) and The Apartment (1962). Billy Wilder…

Billy Wilder

Billy Wilderdirector, writer, producerBorn: 6/22/1906Birthplace: Vienna, Austria Academy Award-winning director, writer, and producer known for dark film noir and social comedy with a biting …

John James INGALLS

Senate Years of Service: 1873-1891Party: RepublicanINGALLS, John James, a Senator from Kansas; born in Middleton, Essex County, Mass., December 29, 1833; attended the public schools in Haverhil…

Isaac Ingalls STEVENS

STEVENS, Isaac Ingalls, (cousin of Charles Abbot Stevens and Moses Tyler Stevens), a Delegate from the Territory of Washington; born in North Andover (then a part of Andover), Essex County, Mas…

Walter Ingalls HAYES

HAYES, Walter Ingalls, a Representative from Iowa; born in Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., December 9, 1841; attended the common schools and was graduated from the law department of the Univer…