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Dorothy Sayers

Dorothy Leigh Sayers introduced her monocle-wearing detective character, Lord Peter Wimsey, in the 1923 novel Who's Body? Comfortably wealthy, Oxford-schooled, a lover of wine and fine cars, Wimsey wa…

Gale Sayers

Gale SayersBorn: May 30, 1943Football HB 2-time All-America at Kansas; NFL Rookie of Year (1965) and 5-time All-Pro with Chicago; scored then-record 22 TDs in rookie year; led NFC in rushing t…

Joseph Draper SAYERS

SAYERS, Joseph Draper, a Representative from Texas; born in Grenada, Grenada County, Miss., September 23, 1841; moved with his father to Bastrop, Tex., in 1851; attended Bastrop Military Instit…

Brewer's: Paul

(St.). Patron saint of preachers and tentmakers. Originally called Saul. The name was changed in honour of Serigus Paulus, whom he converted. His symbol are a sword and open book, the forme…

Caroline Paul

Caroline Paul is the author of Fighting Fire, a 1998 memoir about becoming one of San Francisco's first woman firefighters. A 1986 Stanford graduate and aspiring filmmaker, Paul took the firefighter'…

John Paul I

Name at birth: Albino LucianiAlbino Luciani was elected to replace Paul VI as head of the worldwide Catholic Church in 1978, becoming Pope John Paul I -- only to die himself 33 days after his election…

Rand Paul

Name at birth: Randal Howard PaulDr. Randal "Rand" Paul is the Kentucky ophthalmologist who was elected to the United States Senate from that state in 2010. Rand Paul was born in Pennsylvania and gre…

Les Paul

Name at birth: Lester William PolsfussLes Paul is the musician and inventor generally credited with inventing the solid-body electric guitar. A harmonica and guitar player from an early age, Paul mov…

Alice Paul Biography

Alice PaulactivistBorn: 1/11/1885Birthplace: Moorestown, N.J. Raised a Quaker, Paul graduated from Swarthmore College in 1905 and studied at the New York School of Social Work. From 1906 to 19…

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney was a singer, songwriter and guitarist for The Beatles, the biggest rock band of the 1960s. Paul McCartney was first invited to join John Lennon's band The Quarrymen in 1957. Eventually…