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Maude Elizabeth KEE

KEE, Maude Elizabeth, (wife of John Kee and mother of James Kee), a Representative from West Virginia; born Maude Elizabeth Simpkins, in Radford, Montgomery County, Va., June 7, 1895; attended …

Maude Mildred McIntyre Biography

Maude Mildred McIntyreAge: 106 the United States' oldest active female bowler; she was granted that title by the Women's International Bowling Congress in 1993; started bowling when she was 6…

Maude Rutherford 2001 Deaths

Maude RutherfordAge: 104 singer and dancer who claimed to have introduced the Charleston to Broadway in 1922. Known as the “Slim Princess,” Rutherford drew crowds to the Cotton Clu…

Lucy Hayes

Lucy Ware Webb Hayes was married to President Rutherford B. Hayes and was First Lady of the United States from 1877 to 1881. Lucy grew up in Ohio, graduated from Wesleyan Female College at the age of …

Lucy Biography

LucyHominid fossilBorn: c. 3.2 million years ago The fossil known as Lucy is one of the oldest and best-preserved skeletons of a hominid (two-footed, humanlike primate). Lucy was of the specie…

Lucy Lawless

Name at birth: Lucille Frances RyanThe TV show Xena, Warrior Princess, starring Lucy Lawless as a campy barbarian-with-a-bosom, was a surprise TV hit in 1996. (The Xena series began as a spinoff of th…

After There was 'Lucy'

New 2.5 million-year-old ancestor found in Ethiopia by Otto Johnson "This combination of features has never been seen before," said Tim White, a paleoanthropologist and co-leade…

Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu shot to stardom in 1998 as the stylish and malicious Ling Woo, a regular on TV's Ally McBeal. Liu, also a model for Revlon, went on to a successful run in movie roles, including 2000's Shan…

Christina Rossetti: Sister Maude

Sister MaudeWho told my mother of my shame, Who told my father of my dear? Oh who but Maude, my sister Maude, Who lurked to spy and peer.Cold he lies, as cold as stone, With his clotted …

Christina Rossetti: Maude Clare

Maude ClareOut of the church she followed them With a lofty step and mien: His bride was like a village maid, Maude Clare was like a queen.'Son Thomas,' his lady mother said, With smiles…