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William Styron

William Styron was an American novelist known for the Pulitzer-winning The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967) and the best-selling Sophie's Choice (1979). Styron served in the U.S. Marines during World…

William Styron 2006 Deaths

William StyronAge: 81 novelist whose bestselling books included The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice. His works courted controversy in exploring difficult moral questions in histo…

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(2 syl.; in Jerusalem Delivered), Archbishop of Orange. An ecclesiastical warrior, who besought Pope Urban on his knees that he might be sent in the cru…

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King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany, was called by his detractors Kaiser Tartuffe. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894W…

William WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, William, a Representative from New York; born in Bolton, Conn., September 6, 1815; received a common-school education; clerk in a bank in Windham, Conn.; moved to Sandusky, Ohio, in 1…

James Swindal 2006 Deaths

James SwindalAge: 88 U.S. Air Force pilot who flew President Kennedy's body back to Washington after his assassination in Dallas. Died: Cocoa Beach, Fla., April 25, 2006William StyronR - ZTa M…

Gerry Studds 2006 Deaths

Gerry StuddsAge: 69 former 12-term Democratic Representative from Massachusetts who was the first openly gay member of Congress. He was censured in 1983 for earlier having had an affair with a…

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams was a local doctor in New Jersey throughout his life while also becoming a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Williams was considered a groundbreaker: he wrote poems about the eve…

WILLIAMS, William

WILLIAMS, William, a Delegate from Connecticut; born in Lebanon, Conn., March 29, 1731; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from Harvard College in 1751; studied theology for a year; eng…