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Martha Gellhorn Biography

Martha Gellhorn international correspondentBorn: 11/8/1908Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo. Gellhorn dropped out of Bryn Mawr College in 1927 to become a writer. The New Republic accepted a few of he…

Martha Gellhorn 1998 Deaths

Martha GellhornAge: 89 writer whose career covered more than six decades. She was the first female war correpondent and wife of Ernest Hemmingway from 1940–45. Died: Feb. 15, 1998.Lawren…

Brewer's: Martha

(St.), patron saint of good housewives, is represented in Christian art as clad in homely costume, bearing at her girdle a bunch of keys, and holding a ladle or pot of water in her hand. Li…

Martha Washington

Name at birth: Martha DandridgeMartha Dandridge Custis married George Washington on 6 January 1759. Martha Custis was a young and wealthy widow with two children when she married Washington, who was…

Martha Graham

Martha Graham was a pioneer of modern dance and one of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century. Martha Graham's love of expression through sharply precise movements of the body, and h…

Martha Stewart

Once an expert on "gracious living," Martha Stewart was convicted of conspiracy and obstruction of justice in a notorious insider stock trading case in 2004. Beginning with the 1982 publication of her…

Martha Stewart Biography

Martha Stewart(Martha Kostyra)writer; television personality; entrepreneurBorn: 8/03/1941Birthplace: Nutley, N.J. With a partial scholarship and money earned by modeling, Stewart was able to l…

Martha Moxley

After a night of pre-Halloween revelry in October 1975, 15-year-old Martha Moxley was bludgeoned to death with a 6-iron in the exclusive Belle Haven section of Greenwich, Connecticut. Her neighbor Mic…

Martha Coakley

Democrat Martha Coakley earned a share of political infamy in 2010, when she lost a special election for the U.S. Senate seat held for years by liberal lion Edward M. Kennedy. In what the Boston Glob…