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Lloyd Hall

Lloyd HallBorn: 1894 Food Preservatives. Hall made great strides in keeping food fresh and making it more flavorful. He created food preservatives, meat-curing products, seasonings, emulsions,…

Donald Hall

Donald Hall was the United States Poet Laureate from 2006 to 2007, capping five decades as one of America's most respected poets and editors. A native of Connecticut, Hall earned degrees from Harvard…

Huntz Hall

Huntz Hall(Henry Hall)actorBorn: 8/15/1919Birthplace: New York prolific actor who appeared in 120 films and a number of stage productions. From the 1930s to the 1950s he starred in 87 movies a…

Norman HALL

HALL, Norman, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born on the Muncy Farms, near Halls Station, Lycoming County, Pa., November 17, 1829; was graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., in 1…

Brewer's: Hall Sunday

The Sunday preceding Shrove Tuesday; the next day is called Hall' Monday, and Shrove Tuesday eve is called Hall' Night. The Tuesday is also called Pancake Day, and the day preceding Callop …

Lyman HALL

HALL, Lyman, a Delegate from Georgia; born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., April 12, 1724; was graduated from Yale College in 1747; studied theology for a short time and in 1749 began …

Bolling HALL

HALL, Bolling, (uncle of Dixon Hall Lewis), a Representative from Georgia; born in Dinwiddie County, Va., December 25, 1767; pursued classical studies; served in the Revolutionary War at the ag…

John HALL

HALL, John, a Delegate from Maryland; born near Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 27, 1729; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practic…

Brewer's: Hall Mark

The mark on gold or silver articles after they have been assayed. Every article in gold is compared with a given standard of pure gold. This standard is supposed to be divided into twenty-f…

Brewer's: Greta Hall

The poet of Greta Hall. Southey, who lived at Greta Hall, in the Vale of Keswick. (1774-1843.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GretchenGresham and the Pearl A…