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Terry, Alfred Howe

(Encyclopedia) Terry, Alfred Howe, 1827–90, American general, b. Hartford, Conn. A lawyer, he led a regiment of Connecticut volunteers at the first battle of Bull Run in the Civil War.…

Waite, Terry

(Encyclopedia) Waite, Terry (Terence Waite), 1939–, British church official. An adviser to Robert Runcie , the archbishop of Canterbury, he successfully negotiated the release of…

Belaúnde Terry, Fernando

(Encyclopedia) Belaúnde Terry, Fernando fārnän´dō bāläo͞on´dā tā´rē [key], 1912–2002, president of Peru (1963–68, 1980–85). A successful architect, he served in the chamber of deputies…

Trippe, Juan Terry

(Encyclopedia) Trippe, Juan Terry trĭp [key], 1899–1981, pioneering American aviation executive, b. Sea Bright, N.J. A U.S. Navy pilot (1917–18), he graduated (1921) from Yale, and…

Terry, Sir Richard Runciman

(Encyclopedia) Terry, Sir Richard Runciman, 1865–1938, English organist and musicologist. He was organist and choir director (1901–24) of Westminster Cathedral. Terry studied and made…

Terry, Dame Ellen Alicia

(Encyclopedia) Terry, Dame Ellen Alicia, 1848–1928, English actress. Of a prominent theatrical family, she made her debut at nine as Mamillius in Charles Kean's production of…

Terri Schiavo

Name at birth: Theresa Marie SchindlerFebruary 25, 1990, 26-year-old Terri Schiavo suffered severe brain damage when her heart stopped for five minutes. Schiavo spent the following years in…

Terry Fox

Name at birth: Terrance Stanley FoxTerry Fox was a young Canadian whose battle with bone cancer prompted him to run across his country, despite already having had one leg amputated. Terry Fox grew up…

Terry Jones

Terry Jones was the comedian, director and author best known as an original member of the comedy troupe Monty Python's Flying Circus. Terry Jones was born during World War II in Wales, where his…

Terry Bradshaw

Terry BradshawBorn: Sept. 2, 1948Football QB led Pittsburgh to 4 Super Bowl titles (1975-76,79-80); 2-time Super Bowl MVP (1979-80) and regular season MVP in 1978; Fox TV studio analyst.Pat…