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Huckabee, Mike

(Encyclopedia) Huckabee, Mike (Michael Dale Huckabee), 1955–, American politican and Baptist minister, b. Hope, Ark. He attended Ouachita Baptist Univ. (B.A., 1975) and Southwestern Baptist…

Faubus, Orval

(Encyclopedia) Faubus, Orval ôr´vəl fô´bəs, 1910–94, governor of Arkansas (1955–67), b. Combs, Ark. A schoolteacher, he served in World War II and after the war became Arkansas's state highway…

Byrd, Harry Flood

(Encyclopedia) Byrd, Harry Flood bûrd, 1887–1966, U.S. senator from Virginia (1933–65), b. Martinsburg, W.Va.; brother of Richard E. Byrd. Educated at Shenandoah Academy in Winchester, Va., he became…

Texas Rangers

(Encyclopedia) Texas Rangers, mounted fighting force organized (1835) during the Texas Revolution. During the republic they became established as the guardians of the Texas frontier, particularly…

Testimony

by Fannie Lou Hamer Speech given at the Democratic National Convention Mr. Chairman, and the Credentials Committee, my name is Mrs. Fanny Lou Hamer, and I live at 626 East Lafayette Street,…

Edward David CRIPPA, Congress, WY (1899-1960)

Senate Years of Service: 1954-1954 Party: Republican CRIPPA Edward David , a Senator from Wyoming; born in Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyo., April 8, 1899; attended the public schools;…

Orvin Benonie FJARE, Congress, MT (1918)

FJARE Orvin Benonie , a Representative from Montana; born on a ranch near Big Timber, Sweet Grass County, Mont., April 16, 1918; attended public schools; employed as a clerk in a clothing store at…

Brady Preston GENTRY, Congress, TX (1896-1966)

GENTRY Brady Preston , a Representative from Texas; born in Colfax, Van Zandt County, Tex., March 25, 1896; attended the public schools and East Texas State College, Commerce, Tex.; graduated…

Myron Virgil GEORGE, Congress, KS (1900-1972)

GEORGE Myron Virgil , a Representative from Kansas; born in Erie, Neosho County, Kans., January 6, 1900; attended the grade schools and graduated from Labette County High School at Altamont, Kans…

Walter Oakley HOFFECKER, Congress, DE (1854-1934)

HOFFECKER Walter Oakley , a Representative from Delaware; born near Smyrna, Kent County, Del., September 20, 1854; attended the public schools in Smyrna and was graduated from Smyrna Seminary in…