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Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison won the National Book Award for his first novel Invisible Man (1952), the story of an alienated and isolated black man living in racially repressive urban America. Ellison grew up in Ok…

Keith ELLISON

ELLISON, Keith, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 4, 1963; B.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., 1986; J.D. University of Minnesota, 1990; la…

Andrew ELLISON

ELLISON, Andrew, a Representative from Ohio; born in West Union, Adams County, Ohio, in 1812; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Adams County, Ohio, in August …

Daniel ELLISON

ELLISON, Daniel, a Representative from Maryland; born in Russia, February 14, 1886; as an infant, was brought to the United States by his parents; attended the public schools of Baltimore, Md.;…

Mary Lillian Ellison Biography

wrestlerDied: Nov. 2, 2007 (Lexington, South Carolina) Best Known as: professional wrestler called the Fabulous Moolah Renowned professional wrestler called …

Ellison DuRant SMITH

Senate Years of Service: 1909-1944Party: DemocratSMITH, Ellison DuRant, a Senator from South Carolina; born in Lynchburg, Sumter (now Lee) County, S.C., August 1, 1864; attended the private and…

Abraham Ellison GARRETT

GARRETT, Abraham Ellison, a Representative from Tennessee; born near Livingston, Overton County, Tenn., March 6, 1830; attended the public schools and Poplar Springs College, Kentucky; studied …

Brewer's: Ralph

or Ralpho. The squire of Hudibras. The model was Isaac Robinson, a zealous butcher in Moorfields, always contriving some queer art of church government. He represents the Independent party,…

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader gained national fame with his 1965 book Unsafe At Any Speed, which exposed the automobile industry's irresponsibility when it came to designing safe cars. (The book focused on the Chevrol…

Ralph Reed

Name at birth: Ralph Eugene Reed, Jr.Ralph Reed is a political activist who rose to national fame as the young leader of the Christian Coalition, a group of religious supporters of the Republican part…