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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the most-read adventure novelists of the late 1800s. Among his most popular books were Kidnapped (1886), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and Trea…

Robert Louis LEGGETT

LEGGETT, Robert Louis, a Representative from California; born in Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif., July 26, 1926; attended the public schools of Richmond, Calif.; served as an enlisted man…

Robert Louis MOUTON

MOUTON, Robert Louis, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Duchamp, St. Martin Parish, La., October 20, 1892; moved with his parents to Lafayette, La., where he attended the public schools;…

Louis McLANE

Senate Years of Service: 1827-1829Party: JacksonianMcLANE, Louis, (father of Robert Milligan McLane), a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in Smyrna, Del., May 28, 1786; attended …

McLean Stevenson

Name at birth: Edgar McLean Stevenson, Jr.McLean Stevenson wrote comedy bits for Tommy Smothers and was a minor player on TV sitcoms in the 1960s, but it was his stint as Lt. Col. Henry Blake in the K…

Adlai Stevenson

Adlai Stevenson was a leading Democrat of the 1950s, famed for his quick wit and deep intellect, and for his eloquence in support of liberal causes. (Those same qualities led detractors to nickname hi…

Teofilo Stevenson

Teófilo Stevenson was just 20 years old when he became a Cuban national hero by winning heavyweight boxing gold at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. He was born in Puerto Padre, on Cuba’s northeastern shor…

Andrew STEVENSON

STEVENSON, Andrew, (father of John White Stevenson), a Representative from Virginia; born in Culpeper County, Va., January 21, 1784; pursued classical studies; attended the College of William a…

Stevenson ARCHER

ARCHER, Stevenson, (son of Stevenson Archer [1786-1848] and grandson of John Archer), a Representative from Maryland; born at 'Medical Hall,' near Churchville, Harford County, Md., February 28,…

Louis Peterson 1998 Deaths

Louis PetersonAge: 76 helped pave the way for other black playwrights to break through on Broadway as author of “Take a Giant Step,” the highly praised 1950s Broadway play about a…