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Poems: Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service

by T. S. Eliot Whispers of ImmortalitySweeney Among the NightingalesMr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service Look, look, master, here comes two religions caterpillars. Polyphiloproge…

Cabinet Members Under T. Roosevelt

Secretary of State John Hay (Cont.)Elihu Root, 1905Robert Bacon, 1909Secretary of the Treasury Lyman J. Gage (Cont.)Leslie M. Shaw, 1902George B. Cortelyou, 1907Secretary of War Elihu Root (Co…

George Eliot

Name at birth: Mary Ann (or Marian) EvansGeorge Eliot was the masculine pen name of the writer Mary Ann Evans, one of Victorian England's leading novelists. Her first stories appeared in Blackwood's …

Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer is the crusading former prosecutor who resigned as governor of New York after he was caught consorting with prostitutes. His resignation halted an aggressive political climb that some ha…

Eliot Ness

Eliot Ness became famous as the federal agent who led an incorruptible group of law enforcement officers dubbed "The Untouchables," the ones who brought down Chicago gangster Al Capone in the 1930s. N…

S. S. Kresge Biography

S. S. Kresge(Sebastian Spering Kresge) merchant, philanthropistBorn: 7/31/1867Birthplace: Bald Mount, Pa. With a newly minted business degree in hand, Kresge worked as a traveling tinware sale…

T.S. Eliot

Name at birth: Thomas Stearns EliotEliot's "The Waste Land" is the most famous English poem of the 20th century, a landmark meditation on our unease with the modern world. Born in America, Eliot move…

Eliot Ness Biography

Eliot Nessfederal agentBorn: 4/19/1903Birthplace: Chicago, Ill. Leader of the “Untouchables”, Eliot Ness is remembered as the fearless lawman who helped bring down Al Capone in Chi…

Thomas Hopkinson ELIOT

ELIOT, Thomas Hopkinson, (great-grandson of Samuel Atkins Eliot), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Cambridge, Mass., June 14, 1907; attended Browne and Nichols School; was graduated…

Samuel Atkins ELIOT

ELIOT, Samuel Atkins, (great-grandfather of Thomas Hopkinson Eliot), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., March 5, 1798; attended the Boston Latin School; was graduated f…