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Brewer's: Ulysses

(3 syl.), King of Ithaca, a small rocky island of Greece. He is represented in Homer's Iliad as full of artifices, and, according to Virgil, hit upon the device of the wooden horse, by whic…

Brewer's: Ulysses' Bow

Only Ulysses could draw his own bow, and he could shoot an arrow through twelve rings. By this sign Penelope recognised her husband after an absence of twenty years. Ulysses' bow was proph…

Ulysses MERCUR

MERCUR, Ulysses, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Towanda, Bradford County, Pa., August 12, 1818; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pa., in…

Ulysses S. Grant

Name at birth: Hiram Ulysses GrantThe great Union military hero of the Civil War, Ulysses Grant also served two terms as U.S. president. Grant came from humble beginnings in small-town Ohio; his fathe…

Ulysses Simpson Grant

Ulysses Simpson GrantBorn: 4/27/1822Birthplace: Point Pleasant, Ohio Ulysses Simpson Grant was born (as Hiram Ulysses Grant) at Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. He graduated from West …

Ulysses Freeman DOUBLEDAY

DOUBLEDAY, Ulysses Freeman, a Representative from New York; born in Otsego County, N.Y., December 15, 1792; received a limited schooling; learned the art of printing and worked as a printer in …

Ulysses Stevens STONE

STONE, Ulysses Stevens, a Representative from Oklahoma; born on a farm near Weldon, De Witt Township, De Witt County, Ill., December 17, 1878; moved with his parents to Jones, Okla., in 1894; a…

Ulysses Samuel GUYER

GUYER, Ulysses Samuel, a Representative from Kansas; born near Pawpaw, Lee County, Ill., December 13, 1868; attended the public schools, Lane University at Lecompton, Kans., and the University …

Claudius Ulysses STONE

STONE, Claudius Ulysses, a Representative from Illinois; born on a farm in Menard County, near Greenview, Ill., May 11, 1879; attended the rural school and Western Normal College, Bushnell, Ill…

Samuel Shaw (Ulysses) ARENTZ

ARENTZ, Samuel Shaw (Ulysses), a Representative from Nevada; born in Chicago, Ill., January 8, 1879; attended the public and high schools; was graduated from the Chicago Manual Training School …