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Anthony M. Kennedy

Anthony Kennedy joined the Supreme Court of the United States in 1988 after being appointed by President Ronald Reagan. He announced his retirement 30 year later, in 2018. A native Californian, Antho…

John M. HAMILTON

HAMILTON, John M., a Representative from West Virginia; born in Weston, Lewis County, Va. (now West Virginia), March 16, 1855; attended the public schools; recorder of the town of Weston in 187…

Paul G. KIRK, Jr.

Senate Years of Service: 2009-2010Party: DemocratKIRK, Paul G., Jr., a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Newton, Mass., January 18, 1938; B.A., Harvard University, 1960; J.D., Harvard Law Sch…

M. M. Kaye 2004 Deaths

M. M. KayeAge: 95 British novelist whose best-selling historical novel The Far Pavilions, about a British orphan in pre-independence India who falls in love with a princess, has sold millions …

R. G. Dun Biography

R. G. Dun(Robert Graham Dun)merchant, financial services brokerBorn: 1826Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio He began his career in Tappan & Douglass, the first mercantile agency in New York Cit…

Ellen G. White

Name at birth: Ellen HarmonEllen G. White is one of the founders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which was officially organized in 1863. Although raised as a Methodist, Ellen Harmon was influenc…

E. G. Marshall

E. G. Marshall(Everett G. Marshall)actorBorn: 6/18/1910Birthplace: Owatonna, Minnesota Character actor of television, film, and stage who dabbled in archaeology and studyied for the clergy bef…

E. G. Marshall Biography

E. G. Marshall(Everett G. Marshall)actorBorn: 6/18/1910Birthplace: Owatonna, Minnesota Character actor of television, film, and stage who dabbled in archaeology and studyied for the clergy before a ch…

Carter G. Woodson Biography

Carter G. Woodsonhistorian, educatorBorn: 1875Birthplace: New Canton, Virginia Taught to read by family members, Woodson worked as a coal miner in West Virginia and put himself through high sc…

Tommy G. Thompson Biography

Tommy G. ThompsonGeorge W. Bush's secretary of Health and Human Services Born: 11/19/1941Birthplace: Elroy, Wis. Thompson was the governor of Wisconsin for an unprecedented 14 years. During …