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History of Fingerprints

The Question: Where is the origin of fingerprinting? The Answer: There is evidence that links man's first discovery of fingerprints back to 3000…

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson is the president who led the United States through World War I. After a respectable career as a scholar, Woodrow Wilson became the president of Princeton College in 1902. He entered po…

Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson's astonishing vocal range and exuberance on stage earned him the nickname "Mr. Excitement," and he had dozens of hit records from the late 1950s into the early 1970s, including "Lonely T…

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson is the quarterback who led the Seattle Seahawks to victory in Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014. Russell Wilson was born in Ohio but grew up in Virginia. He played his college football at North…

Brian Wilson

Brian WilsonmusicianBorn: 6/20/1942Birthplace: Hawthorne, California Founding member of the Beach Boys and main songwriter, arranger, and producer for the group during its heyday; between 1962…

Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson's adventures in governance, womanizing, and shipping guns to Afghan rebels were so colorful that Hollywood made a movie out of them. Charlie Wilson's War (2007), based on the 2003 Georg…

Lanford Wilson

Lanford WilsonplaywrightBorn: 4/13/1937Birthplace: Lebanon, Missouri Prolific playwright whose works center on dynamic characters, often plagued by psychological problems. In 1969, he co-foun…

Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson was the drummer for The Beach Boys, the pop band which ranked with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones among the biggest music acts of the 1960s. The group included Dennis Wilson, his bro…

Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra WilsonsingerBorn: 12/4/1955Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi With such albums as Songbook (1985), Blue Skies (1988), and Blue Light Til Dawn (1993), many critics call her the finest j…

Luke Wilson

Luke WilsonactorBorn: 9/21/1971Birthplace: Dallas, Texas When brothers Owen and Luke Wilson left their Dallas childhood home for the University of Texas, they had no idea they were on the way …