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Mary Austin Holley Biography

Mary Austin Holleyauthor, early settlerBorn: 10/30/1784Birthplace: New Haven, Conn. Mary Austin studied languages and music in New Haven before marrying Rev. Horace Holley in 1805. They had a …

Edward Austin KELLY

KELLY, Edward Austin, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., April 3, 1892; attended Longfellow School and Lake High School; was graduated from Orr's Business College, Chicago, …

Brewer's: Austin Friars

Friars of the Order of St. Augustine. (See Begging.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Austrian LipAuster A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

Mary I

England's Queen Mary I was the fourth monarch of the Tudor dynasty, whose five-year reign was marked by a brief return to Catholicism in the midst of the English Reformation. She was the only child o…

Mary

Mary is the mother of Jesus of Nazareth in Christian and Islamic scriptures. Catholicism and some other Christian traditions honor her as a special saint, the "blessed virgin," who hears and acts upon…

Tracy Austin

Teenager Tracy Ann Austin briefly held the top spot in women's tennis during the era of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. Austin was still in pigtails and braces when, at the age of 14, she became…

Austin Powers

The creation of comedian Mike Myers, Austin Powers is the goofy hero of the 1997 film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. The Austin Powers character is a silly satire of superspy James Bond…

Austin BLAIR

BLAIR, Austin, a Representative from Michigan; born in Caroline, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 8, 1818; attended the common schools, Cazenovia Seminary, and Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.; w…

Austin SCOTT

SCOTT, Austin, a Representative from Georgia; born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., December 10, 1969; B.B.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1993; business owner; member of the Georgia s…

Archibald AUSTIN

AUSTIN, Archibald, a Representative from Virginia; born near Buckingham, Buckingham County, Va., August 11, 1772; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Buckingham Count…