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Mitchell, Silas Weir

(Encyclopedia) Mitchell, Silas Weir, 1829–1914, American physician and author, b. Philadelphia, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, 1850, studied in Paris. A pioneer in the application of…

Silas Weir Mitchell

Name at birth: Silas Weir Mitchell NeilsonSilas Weird Mitchell is an American character actor known for his role as Monroe, a reformed wolfman ("blutbad") in the TV fantasy series Grimm. Mitchell was…

Palmer, Alexander Mitchell

(Encyclopedia) Palmer, Alexander Mitchell pä´mər [key], 1872–1936, American politician, b. Moosehead, Pa. Admitted (1893) to the bar, he built up a large law practice, became a leader…

Mitchell

(Encyclopedia) Mitchell, city (1990 pop. 13,798), seat of Davison co., SE S.Dak.; inc. 1881. Mitchell is a trade, distribution, and shipping center for a dairy and livestock area. Its…

James S. MITCHELL, Congress, PA (1784-1844)

MITCHELL, James S., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Rossville, Warrington Township, York County, Pa., in 1784; attended the common schools; member of the state house of…

Weir, Julian Alden

(Encyclopedia) Weir, Julian Alden wēr [key], 1852–1919, b. West Point, N.Y., American painter. He studied with his father Robert Walter Weir, a landscape painter of the Hudson…

Weir, Peter

(Encyclopedia) Weir, Peter wēr , 1944–, Australian film director, b. Sydney. His early work helped to bring Australian film to world attention; his later films, made in Hollywood,…

Van Dine, S. S.

(Encyclopedia) Van Dine, S. S.: see Wright, Willard Huntington .

Mitchell, Peter Dennis

(Encyclopedia) Mitchell, Peter Dennis, 1920–92, British chemist, Ph.D. Cambridge, 1950. A professor at the Univ. of Edinburgh (1955–63), Mitchell was named director of Glynn Research…