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George GALE

GALE, George, (father of Levin Gale), a Representative from Maryland; born in Somerset County, Md., June 3, 1756; attended the common schools; served during the Revolutionary War; member of the…

Levin GALE

GALE, Levin, (son of George Gale), a Representative from Maryland; born in Elkton, Cecil County, Md., April 24, 1784; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and pract…

Whole Gale

(A). A very heavy wind. The three degrees are a fresh gale, a strong gale, and a heavy or whole gale. Source: Dictionary of Phrase an…

Gale Sayers

Gale SayersBorn: May 30, 1943Football HB 2-time All-America at Kansas; NFL Rookie of Year (1965) and 5-time All-Pro with Chicago; scored then-record 22 TDs in rookie year; led NFC in rushing t…

Gale's Compound

Powdered glass mixed with gunpowder to render it non-explosive. Dr. Gale is the patentee. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GalenGalaxy A B C D E F G H …

Hanging Gale

(The). The custom of taking six months' grace in the payment of rent which prevailed in Ireland. “We went to collect the rents due the 25th March, but which, owing to the custom which…

Gale William McGEE

Senate Years of Service: 1959-1977Party: DemocratMcGEE, Gale William, a Senator from Wyoming; born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebr., March 17, 1915; attended public schools; graduated from N…

Gale A. Norton

Gale A. Nortonpublic officialBorn: 3/11/1954Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Norton has been Secretary of the Interior since 2001. She earned a B.A. in 1975, and a law degree in 1978, both from the…

Richard Pillsbury GALE

GALE, Richard Pillsbury, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., October 30, 1900; attended the public schools of Minneapolis, Blake School at Hopkins, Min…

Gale Hamilton STALKER

STALKER, Gale Hamilton, a Representative from New York; born in Long Eddy, Sullivan County, N.Y., November 7, 1889; attended the grade and high schools, Scranton (Pa.) Business College, and the…