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Nella Larsen Biography

Nella LarsenwriterBorn: 1891Birthplace: Chicago The only black person in her family when she was growing up, Larsen always felt like an outsider. Born Nellie Walker, she lost her West Indian…

Don Larsen

Don LarsenBorn: Aug. 7, 1929Baseball RHP NY Yankees hurler who pitched the only perfect game in World Series history— a 2-0 victory over Brooklyn in Game 5 of the 1956 Series (Oct. 8); Series…

Larsen, Peter Laurentius

(Encyclopedia) Larsen, Peter Laurentius lourĕnt´sēəs [key], 1833–1915, American educator, b. Norway. He emigrated to the United States in 1857 as a Lutheran missionary. From 1859 to…

LARSEN, Richard Ray (Rick), Congress, WA (1965)

LARSEN, Richard Ray (Rick), a Representative from Washington; born in Arlington, Snohomish County, Wash., June 15, 1965; B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash., 1987; M.P.A., University…

Richard Ray (Rick) LARSEN, Congress, WA (1965)

LARSEN, Richard Ray (Rick), a Representative from Washington; born in Arlington, Snohomish County, Wash., June 15, 1965; B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash., 1987; M.P.A.,…

John Larroquette

John LarroquetteactorBorn: 11/25/1947Birthplace: New Orleans Emmy Award-winning actor who portrayed womanizing Asst. D.A. Dan Fielding on Night Court (1984–92). He played John Hemingway, a reformed…

John Larroquette Biography

John LarroquetteactorBorn: 11/25/1947Birthplace: New Orleans Emmy Award-winning actor who portrayed womanizing Asst. D.A. Dan Fielding on Night Court (1984–92). He played John Hemingway, a reformed…

Nicolette Larson Biography

Nicolette Larsoncountry/pop singerBorn: 7/17/1952Birthplace: Helena, Montana Larson rose to pop music fame in the 1970s with her recording of Neil Young's song “Lotta Love” (1978). She began her…

Panzini, Alfredo

(Encyclopedia) Panzini, Alfredo älfrĕ´dō päntsē´nē [key], 1863–1939, Italian novelist and lexicographer; pupil of Giosuè Carducci. He taught in secondary schools. His genial, popular…