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  • James Abourezk, U.S. Senator
    James George Abourezk, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota; born in Wood, Mellette County, S.Dak., February 24, 1931; attended the Wood and Mission public schools; graduated as a civil e...
  • Dr. John Milton Duff (USA) (1849 - d.)
    John Milton Duff, A.M., M.D., Ph.D. received his early education at the public school and Laird's institute, at Murraysville, Westmoreland County Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and served until the cl...
  • Dr. Frank Cowan (deceased)
    Dr. Frank Cowan was a member of the bar and a physician, an author of several works of high literary merit and a gentleman of extensive scientific attainments, a world’s traveler who has made th...
  • Rev. Walter Macon Lowrie (1819 - 1847)
    Walter Macon Lowrie, missionary, was born in Butler, Pa., Feb. 18, 1819; son of Walter and Amelia (McPherrin) Lowrie. He was graduated from Jefferson college in 1837, and from Princeton Theological sem...
  • Rev. John Cameron Lowrie (1808 - 1900)
    The Rev. Dr. John C. Lowrie, who was one of the foremost missionary workers in the Presbyterian Church, died at his home, 411 William Street, East Orange, Thursday night. He had been confined to his be...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

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