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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 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…

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…

Raymond Earl BALDWIN

Senate Years of Service: 1946-1949Party: RepublicanBALDWIN, Raymond Earl, a Senator from Connecticut; born in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., August 31, 1893; moved to Middletown, Conn., in 1903…

Arthur Raymond ROBINSON

Senate Years of Service: 1925-1935Party: RepublicanROBINSON, Arthur Raymond, a Senator from Indiana; born in Pickerington, Fairfield County, Ohio, on March 12, 1881; attended the common schools…

Raymond Naimoli Biography

Raymond NaimoliAge: 56 Tampa Bay Devil Rays chief financial officer and senior vice president; younger brother of Devil Rays general partner Vincent Naimoli; before joining the team, he served…

Sid Raymond 2006 Deaths

Sid RaymondAge: 97 character and voice actor best known as the voice of cartoon duck Baby Huey and cartoon mouse Katnip. He appeared in innumerable radio and television shows, movies, and comm…