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Gordon Sinclair

Gordon Sinclair was a colorful figure in 20th-century Canadian radio journalism. For over 40 years he produced a daily radio series called "Let's Be Personal;" he gained a reputation for "telling it l…

Upton Sinclair

Upton Beall Sinclair was a prolific American writer known for his affiliation with socialism and famous for his 1906 novel, The Jungle. Sinclair was born in Baltimore, but his family moved to New Yor…

Sinclair Lewis

Name at birth: Harry Sinclair LewisNovelist Sinclair Lewis was the first writer from the United States to win the Nobel Prize in literature, on the strength of his novels satirizing the hypocrisy and …

Sinclair WEEKS

Senate Years of Service: 1944-1944Party: RepublicanWEEKS, Sinclair, (son of John Wingate Weeks), a Senator from Massachusetts; born in West Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., June 15, 1893; atten…

James Herbert SINCLAIR

SINCLAIR, James Herbert, a Representative from North Dakota; born near St. Marys, Ontario, Canada, October 9, 1871; moved with his parents to Cooperstown, Griggs County, N.Dak., in 1883; attend…

Betsy Ross

Name at birth: Elizabeth GriscomAccording to patriotic legend, Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag at the request of George Washington. No firm evidence exists to prove the story; the legend is b…

Ross Perot

Name at birth: Henry Ross PerotRoss Perot is the businessman who ran for president as an independent in 1992 and 1996, runs which may have led to the election and re-election of Bill Clinton. Ross Pe…

Ross Lynch

Name at birth: Ross Shor LynchActor and Ross Lynch is one star of the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally, a comedy about a boy singer and a girl songwriter who form an unlikely partnership in the hop…

Katharine Ross

Katharine RossactressBorn: 1/29/1942Birthplace: Hollywood, California Ross's film career made a promising start when she was nominated for an Oscar for her performance as Elaine Robinson in The Gradua…

John ROSS

ROSS, John, (father of Thomas Ross), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Solebury, Bucks County, Pa., February 24, 1770; studied law in West Chester, Pa.; was admitted to the bar in 179…