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Montgomery, L. M.

(Encyclopedia) Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud Montgomery), 1874–1942, Canadian novelist, b. Prince Edward Island. Her first novel, Anne of Green Gables (1908), met with immediate…


(Encyclopedia) Maud: see Matilda , queen of England.


(Encyclopedia) Montgomery, town (1981 pop. 1,036), Powys, E Wales. Montgomery is locally important as a sheep and cattle market. Nearby Offa's Dyke is very well preserved.


(Encyclopedia) Montgomery, city (1990 pop. 187,106), state capital and seat of Montgomery co., E central Ala., near the head of navigation on the Alabama River just below the confluence…

Maude Elizabeth KEE, Congress, WV (1895-1975)

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…

Holt, Helen Maud

(Encyclopedia) Holt, Helen Maud: see Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm .

Slye, Maud

(Encyclopedia) Slye, Maud slī [key], 1879–1954, American pathologist, b. Minneapolis, grad. Brown, 1899. At the Univ. of Chicago she taught pathology, becoming professor emeritus in…

Royden, Agnes Maude

(Encyclopedia) Royden, Agnes Maude, 1876–1956, English preacher and social worker, studied at Oxford. The first woman to preach (1917–20) in an established Anglican church, she was also…

Adams, Maude

(Encyclopedia) Adams, Maude, 1872–1953, American actress, b. Salt Lake City, Utah. Her father's name was Kiskadden, but she used her mother's maiden name. She began acting at…