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Grant M. Stoltzfus (1916 - 1974)

Grant Moses Stoltzfus was a professor of sociology and church history at Eastern Mennonite College and Seminary, 1957-1974. Born 12 February 1916 at Elverson, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Sylvanus a...

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Harry F. Byrd, Jr., U.S. Senator (1914 - 2013)

Byrd was born December 20, 1914 in Winchester, Virginia, the eldest child of Harry F. Byrd Sr. and wife Anne Byrd (née Beverley). His siblings included a sister, Westwood ("Westie") and two brot...

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Ronald Gorell Barnes, 3rd Baron Gorell, MC (1884 - 1963)

Educated at Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire, England Educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England Graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire,...

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Thomas Lowndes Snead (1828 - 1890)

Thomas Lowndes Snead (January 10, 1828 – October 17, 1890) was a Confederate soldier and politician who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. Biography B...

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Gotthold Ephrahim Lessing MP (1729 - 1781)

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (22 January 1729 – 15 February 1781) was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and one of the most outstanding re...

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Denis Diderot MP (1713 - 1784)

Denis Diderot , né le 5 octobre 1713 à Langres et mort le 31 juillet 1784 à Paris, est un écrivain, philosophe et encyclopédiste français des Lumières, ...

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Sir William Emsley Carr (1867 - 1941)

Wikipedia contributors. " Emsley Carr ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Sir (William) Emsley Carr (1867 – 1941) Athletics ", Game, Set and Lodge: Freemasons and Sport ed 4 ; Library and M...

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William Carew Hazlitt (1834 - 1913)

William Carew Hazlitt (22 August 1834 – 8 September 1913) was an English lawyer, bibliographer, editor and writer. He was the son of the barrister and registrar William Hazlitt, a grandson of th...

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Gordon Bennett MP (1841 - 1918)

. James Gordon Bennett, Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett, Sr., who immigrated from Scotland. He was generally...

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Wolfman Jack (1938 - 1995)

Robert Weston Smith, known as Wolfman Jack (January 21, 1938 – July 1, 1995) was a gravelly voiced American disc jockey, famous in the 1960s and 1970s. Early career Smith was born in Bro...

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Alex Haley (1921 - 1992)

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992) was an African-American writer. He is best known as the author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of...

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Clayton Rawson (1906 - c.1970)

Clayton Rawson (1906–1970) was an American mystery writer, editor, and amateur magician. His four novels frequently invoke his great knowledge of stage magic and feature as their fictional d...

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Wallace deGroot Cecil Rice (1859 - 1939)

Wallace deGroot Cecil Rice (1859–1939) was an American author, lecturer, and poet from Hamilton, Ontario. from: Wikipedia

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Gilbert Melville Grosvenor MP

Gilbert Mellville GROSVENOR became President of the National Geographic Society in 1967. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gilbert Melville Gro...

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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (1875 - 1966)

Birth: Oct. 28, 1875 Death: Feb. 4, 1966 Journalist. He was the first full time editor of "National Geographic Magazine", serving in that capacity from 1899 to 1954, and was President of the Nation...

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James Gordon Bennett, Sr. MP (1795 - 1872)

. James Gordon Bennett, Sr. (1 September 1795 – 1 June 1872) was the founder, editor and publisher of the New York Herald and a major figure in the history of American newspapers. Biography ...

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Sir David Brewster (1781 - 1868)

Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSSA MICE (11 December 1781 – 10 February 1868) was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer, historian of science and universit...

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Arthur Brisbane MP (1864 - 1937)

Arthur Brisbane (December 12, 1864 – December 25, 1936) was one of the best known American newspaper editors of the 20th century. Journalist and newspaper editor, Arthur was born in Buffalo,...

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William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

William Allen WHITE (1868-1944), author, journalist, war correspondent (1939-1941), Pulitzer Prize recipient (1923), editor and proprieter of the Emporia Gazette (1895-1944), married in 1893 to Sallie ...

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William Randolph Hearst MP (1863 - 1951)

William Randolph Hearst - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by W...

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Horace Greeley, US Congress MP (1811 - 1872)

Editor and reformer Horace Greeley changed the direction of American journalism and played an important role in the social and political movements surrounding the Civil War. His New York Tribune was Am...

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L. Frank Baum MP (1856 - 1919)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia L. Frank Baum Born May 15, 1856(1856-05-15) Chittenango, New York Died May 6, 1919(1919-05-06) (aged 62) Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6,...

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Hugh Marston Hefner MP

Hugh Hefner, otherwise known as "Hef," is known the world over as the founder, primary owner, Chief Creative Officer and editor-in-chief of Playboy Enterprises. His daughter, Christie Hefner, was chair...

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Lecky Harper (1815 - 1895)

Lecky Harper was one of the outstanding journalists of the 19 th century, and he lived the last half of his life in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He was born in Ireland in 1815, the son of Hugh and Catharine (Lo...

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