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William Gibson

William Gibson's 1984 novel Neuromancer took the science fiction world by storm, winning the Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick awards for best novel. The book described a bleak futuristic world where la…

Paris GIBSON

Senate Years of Service: 1901-1905Party: DemocratGIBSON, Paris, a Senator from Montana; born in Brownfield, Oxford County, Maine, July 1, 1830; attended the common schools and the Fryeburg Acad…

Mel Gibson

A movie star and a controversial filmmaker, Mel Gibson got his start as an action hero in George Miller's Mad Max (1979), a low-budget thriller which cast him as a grim, leather-clad ex-cop in a barre…

Henry Richard GIBSON

GIBSON, Henry Richard, (cousin of Charles Hopper Gibson), a Representative from Tennessee; born on Kent Island, Queen Annes County, Md., December 24, 1837; attended the common schools on Kent I…

Ernest Willard GIBSON

Senate Years of Service: 1933-1940Party: RepublicanGIBSON, Ernest Willard, (father of Ernest William Gibson, Jr.), a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Londonderry, Windham Coun…

Ernest William GIBSON, Jr.

Senate Years of Service: 1940-1941Party: RepublicanGIBSON, Ernest William, Jr., (son of Ernest Willard Gibson), a Senator from Vermont; born in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., March 6, 1901; …

Althea Gibson

The daughter of sharecroppers, Althea Gibson became a tennis sensation in the 1950s as the first African-American to win the world's biggest tennis championships. Her 1956 triumph at the French Tenni…

Josh Gibson

Josh GibsonBorn: Dec. 21, 1911Baseball C the “Babe Ruth of the Negro Leagues”; Satchel Paige's battery mate with Pittsburgh Crawfords. The Negro Leagues did not keep accurate recor…

Bob Gibson

Bob GibsonBorn: Nov. 9, 1935Baseball RHP won 20 or more games 5 times; won 2 NL Cy Youngs (1968,70); MVP in 1968; led St. Louis to 2 World Series titles (1964,67); his ERA of 1.12 in 1968 is t…

Hoot Gibson

Hoot Gibson(Edmund Richard Gibson)actorBorn: 8/6/1892Birthplace: Tekamah, Nebraska Cowboy star with a comedic bent who began his career in the rodeo then began doing stunts for silent films. I…