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Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph sprinted to three gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, becoming the first woman from the United States to win three golds in one Olympics. Rudolph, an African-American, won t…

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph is an actress known mostly for comedy, as a cast member of TV's Saturday Night Live and a co-star in feature films such as Away We Go (2009) and Bridesmaids (2011). Born in Florida, she …

Rudolph BUNNER

BUNNER, Rudolph, a Representative from New York; born in Savannah, Wayne County, N.Y., August 17, 1779; was graduated from Columbia College, at New York City, in 1798; studied law; was admitted…

Rudolph KLEBERG

KLEBERG, Rudolph, (great uncle of Robert Christian Eckhardt, uncle of Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Sr.), a Representative from Texas; born in Cat Spring, Austin County, Tex., on June 26, 1847; inst…

Rudolph Giuliani

New York's mayor announces cancer diagnosis by Beth Rowen Giuliani announces that he has prostate cancer at a news conference on Thursday, April 27, 2000. (AP Photo) Related Links New Cases of Can…

Isla Fisher

Australian actress Isla Fisher is the petite redhead who starred opposite Vince Vaughn in the movie The Wedding Crashers (2005, also starring Owen Wilson). Isla Fisher, who is of Scottish descent, gre…

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher is best remembered as the plucky Princess Leia in the hit film Star Wars (1977) and its sequels. She also made her mark as a screenwriter and novelist before her sudden death in 2016. H…

Fisher AMES

AMES, Fisher, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Dedham, Mass., April 9, 1758; attended the town school of his native city and also received private instruction; was graduated from Ha…

Charles FISHER

FISHER, Charles, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., October 20, 1789; educated by private tutors in Raleigh, N.C.; studied law; was admitted to the b…

David FISHER

FISHER, David, a Representative from Ohio; born in Somerset County, Pa., December 3, 1794; moved with his parents to Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio, in 1799; pursued preparatory studies;…