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Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine was one of the great fiery voices of the American Revolution. Paine emigrated from England to Philadelphia in 1774. Two years later he published Common Sense, a popular pamphlet that ar…

Paine WINGATE

Senate Years of Service: 1789-1793Party: Anti-AdministrationWINGATE, Paine, a Delegate, a Senator, and a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Amesbury, Mass., May 14, 1739; graduated from…

Elijah PAINE

Senate Years of Service: 1795-1801Party: FederalistPAINE, Elijah, a Senator from Vermont; born in Brooklyn, Conn., January 21, 1757; attended the public schools; served in the Revolutionary War…

Ephraim PAINE

PAINE, Ephraim, a Delegate from New York; was born in Canterbury, Conn., August 19, 1730; moved with his parents to Nine Partners, N.Y.; pursued preparatory studies; studied medicine and practi…

Labor Pains

A guide to Major League Baseball's contraction issue by John Gettings This article was posted in 2001. More on Contraction Contraction TimelineContraction FAQs Related Links…

Growing Pains

Adjusting to Everest's new height by Borgna Brunner   Future generations will remember Everest's new height: two extra meters have rounded out the number. (Source/Nelson C…

Sara Teasdale: Pain

PainWaves are the sea's white daughters, And raindrops the children of rain, But why for my shimmering body Have I a mother like Pain?Night is the mother of stars, And wind the mother of fo…

PAINE, Robert Treat

PAINE, Robert Treat, a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., March 11, 1731; attended the Boston Latin School and was graduated from Harvard College in 1749; studied theology; was c…

SHEFFIELD, William Paine

SHEFFIELD, William Paine, (son of William Paine Sheffield [1820-1907]), a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Newport, R.I., June 1, 1857; attended Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., 1869-1…

William Paine SHEFFIELD

Senate Years of Service: 1884-1885Party: RepublicanSHEFFIELD, William Paine, (father of William Paine Sheffield [1857-1919]), a Representative and a Senator from Rhode Island; born in New Shore…