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Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver was a short-story writer credited with revitalizing the form in the United States during the 1970s and '80s. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Carver spent most of his childhoo…

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was a celebrated botanist and inventor at a time when it was still rare for African-Americans to reach those heights. The son of a Missouri slave, George Washington Carver gr…

George Washington Carver Biography

George Washington Carvereducator, scientistBorn: 1864Birthplace: Diamond Grove, Mo. After a university in Kansas refused to admit him because he was African American, George Washington Carver …

Randie Carver Biography

Randie CarverAge: 24 North American Boxing Federation supermiddleweight champion; nicknamed “the Natural”; former Golden Gloves champion; professional record was 23-0-1 going into …

Michael Carver TROUT

TROUT, Michael Carver, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pa., September 30, 1810; received a very limited education; employed as a hatter for three ye…

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler was a writer of detective stories and a founder (with Dashiell Hammett and James M. Cain) of the hard-boiled school of mystery fiction. His detective hero Philip Marlowe, a tough and …

Raymond Kurzweil

Raymond KurzweilBorn: Feb. 12, 1948 Reading machine—When entrepreneur Kurzweil introduced the Kurzweil Reading Machine in 1976, it was hailed as the most important advance in reading for…

Raymond Burr

Raymond Burr(William Stacey Burr)actorBorn: 5/21/1917Birthplace: New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada A heavy-set character actor, he gained fame playing mainly bad guys, as the murderer …

Gene Raymond 1998 Deaths

Gene Raymond (Raymond Guion)Age: 89 Raymond acted on Broadway and starred in more than 40 films, including Zoo in Budapest and Flying Down to Rio. He was also a decorated bomber pilot in WWII …

Henry Jarvis RAYMOND

RAYMOND, Henry Jarvis, a Representative from New York; born in Lima, Livingston County, N.Y., January 24, 1820; attended the common schools; was graduated from the University of Vermont at Burl…