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Bryant, William Cullen

(Encyclopedia) Bryant, William Cullen brī´ənt , 1794–1878, American poet and newspaper editor, b. Cummington, Mass. The son of a learned and highly respected physician, Bryant was…

Roslyn Heights

(Encyclopedia) Roslyn Heights rŏz´lĭn [key], uninc. residential village (1990 pop. 6,405), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on Long Island. William Cullen Bryant lived and is buried in…

William CULLEN, Congress, IL (1826-1914)

CULLEN, William, a Representative from Illinois; born in County Donegal, Ireland, March 4, 1826; immigrated to the United States in 1832 with his parents, who settled in Pittsburgh, Pa.;…

Cullen, Countee

(Encyclopedia) Cullen, Countee koun´tē´ [key], 1903–46, American poet, b. New York City, grad. New York Univ. 1925, M.A. Harvard, 1926. A major writer of the Harlem Renaissance—a…

Bill Cullen

Bill Cullen's profession was game shows, and he was well-known as both a host and celebrity panelist. Bill Cullen hosted his first quiz show in 1946, the radio program Winner Take All. He went on to…

Bryant, Bear

(Encyclopedia) Bryant, Bear (Paul Bryant) brī´ənt [key], 1913–83, American football coach, b. Moro Bottom, Ark. The son of sharecroppers, he became a Southern culture hero through his…

Bryant, Kobe

(Encyclopedia) Bryant, Kobe kō´bē brī´ənt [key], 1978–, American basketball player, b. Philadelphia. The son of former professional basketball player Joe Jellybean Bryant, he…

Conant, James Bryant

(Encyclopedia) Conant, James Bryant kō´nənt [key], 1893–1978, American educator, chemist, and diplomat, b. Dorchester, Mass., grad. Harvard (B.A., 1913; Ph.D., 1916). Except for a…

Ed BRYANT, Congress, TN (1948)

BRYANT, Ed, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Jackson, Cooksville County, Tenn., September 7, 1948; graduated from Jackson High School, Jackson, Tenn.; B.A., University of Mississippi,…