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Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch is the exemplary lawyer and father from the 1960 Harper Lee novel To Kill A Mockingbird. Thanks to the successful film version of the book (1962), the character is strongly associated w…

Isaac FINCH

FINCH, Isaac, a Representative from New York; born in Stillwater, Saratoga County, N.Y., October 13, 1783; moved with his parents to Peru, Clinton County, N.Y., in 1787; attended the public sch…

Brewer's: Finch Lane

(London). So called from a family of consideration by the name of Finch or Finke. There was once a church in the lane called St. Benet Finke. There is an Irish saint named Finc, in Latin Fi…

Finch, Peter

actorBirthplace: Kensington, EnglandBorn: 1916Died: 1977

Robert Whyte ROBERTS

ROBERTS, Robert Whyte, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Kent County, Del., November 28, 1784; received a liberal education; studied law; was admitted to the bar; shortly after reachin…

Robert Roberts HITT

HITT, Robert Roberts, a Representative from Illinois; born in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, January 16, 1834; moved to Ogle County, Ill., in 1837 with his parents, who settled in Mount Morris…

Oral Roberts

Name at birth: Granville Oral RobertsOral Roberts was the first evangelist to lead large televised revivals in which worshipers claimed to be miraculously healed. He was raised in a Pentecostal Chris…

Eric Roberts

Eric RobertsactorBorn: 4/18/1956Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi Older brother of actress Julia Roberts, Eric Roberts appeared on the stage as a child and starred in the 1989 Broadway production of Bur…

Robert Wadlow

Robert Pershing Wadlow was, for much of his brief life, the world's tallest man. He was 8 feet and 11 inches tall (roughly 2.72 meters) when he died at age 22. Robert Wadlow was of normal height and …

Robert Mugabe

Name at birth: Robert Gabriel MugabeRobert Mugabe became the first prime minister of independent Zimbabwe in 1980 and ruled ruled the country with increasingly dictatorial powers for 37 years.Robert G…