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Joshua Bicknell Chapin (1812 - 1881)

Joshua Bicknell Chapin fitted for college at Wrentham (Mass.) Academy and graduated from Brown University Providence, R. I., in I835 ; received degree of A. B. I838. He graduated from the Berkshire Med...

10/12/2012 8/31/2016

Nathaniel Ames (1708 - 1764)

Nathaniel Ames (July 22, 1708 – July 11, 1764), American almanac-maker and physician, published the first annual American almanac. He was the son of Nathaniel Ames first (1677–1736) and...

8/5/2014 8/29/2016

Osma Gallinger Tod MP (1895 - 1983)

"Osma P. Couch"

from OBITUARY; Osma Gallinger Tod, 87, Dies; Writer and Expert on Weaving Published: January 22, 1983 The New York Times Osma Gallinger Tod, an author, editor and authority on weaving, basketry and r...

3/11/2009 8/29/2016

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford MP (1550 - 1604)

"Edward Vere", "17th Earl of Oxford"

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (12 April 1550 – 24 June 1604), was an English peer and courtier of the Elizabethan era. Oxford was heir to the second o...

11/11/2007 7/1/2016

William Godwin MP (1756 - 1836)

"Edwin Baldwin"

William Godwin (3 March 1756 – 7 April 1836) was a British journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and the first modern p...

12/3/2008 6/28/2016

William Wordsworth MP (1770 - 1850)

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was an English poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, launched the Romantic Age in English literature with the joint publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1798. In 1802 he m...

2/2/2009 6/22/2016

Philip Edward Thomas MP (1878 - 1917)

"Edward Thomas", "Edward Eastaway"

Philip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917) was an Anglo-Welsh poet, essayist, and novelist. He is commonly considered a war poet, although few of his poems deal directly with his war exp...

6/16/2015 6/1/2016

Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson MP (1872 - 1959)

"Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson"

Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson From Wikipedia: Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson (1872–1959) was an American author and suffragist.] In 1900 she published her first book, A Woman Tenderfoot, whic...

12/2/2014 5/22/2016

Ernest Thompson Seton MP (1860 - 1946)

"Ernest Evan Thompson", "Ernest Seton Thompson", "Black Wolf", "Chief", "Ernest Thompson Seton"

Ernest Thompson Seton Declared by David Attenborough to be his inspiration as a youth. From WIkipedia: Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 – October 23, 1946) was an author (published i...

12/2/2014 5/20/2016

David A. Randall (1905 - 1975)

David Anton Randall (5 April 1905 – 25 May 1975) was an American book dealer, librarian and bibliographic scholar. He was head of Scribner's rare book department from 1935 to 1956, librarian o...

2/14/2015 4/13/2016

E. Nesbit MP (1858 - 1924)

Edith Nesbit [From Wikipedia: ] Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E....

12/2/2011 3/9/2016

Anthony McVay Simpson, MBE AKA Tony Warren From WIkipedia: Anthony McVay "Tony" Simpson, MBE (8 July 1936 – 1 March 2016),[1] better known by his stage name Tony Warren, was an English tel...

3/2/2016 3/2/2016

Jerome K Jerome MP (1859 - 1927)

"Harold Crichton", "Jerome Kapka Jerome"

Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Feb 21 2016, 10:42:04 UTC

2/21/2016 2/21/2016

Pete Townshend MP

"Bijou Drains"

Pete Townshend From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Birth name Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend Also known as Bijou Drains Born 19 May 1945 (age 70) Chiswick, London, England Genres R...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

Peter Gerald Hain, Baron Hain, PC Wikipedia Peter Gerald Hain, Baron Hain, PC (born 16 February 1950) was created a life peer taking the title Baron Hain, of Neath in the County of West Glamorgan on ...

2/5/2016 2/7/2016

Chick Sass was born in Charleston on January 5, 1930, a son of noted Charleston Renaissance author Herbert Ravenel Sass and Marion McLeod Hutson Sass, and grew up on Legare Street. He started schoo...

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

Leonard Huxley (1860 - 1933)

Leonard Huxley from wikipedia: Leonard Huxley (December 11, 1860 - May 2, 1933) was a British schoolteacher, writer and editor. Biography His father was the zoologist Thomas Henry Huxley, 'Darw...

11/6/2008 1/23/2016

John Maler Collier OBE RP ROI The Honourable John Maler Collier OBE RP ROI (27 January 1850 – 11 April 1934), called 'Jack' by his family and friends,[1] was a leading English artist, and an a...

12/11/2010 1/23/2016

James Allen MP (1864 - 1912)

Extracted from ) James Allen (November 28, 1864–1912) was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known...

6/13/2011 1/19/2016

Sir Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy (3 November 1919 – 18 October 2009) was a British journalist, broadcaster, humanist and author best known for re-examining cases such as the Lindbergh kidnap...

3/1/2014 1/17/2016

John Edward Poynder Grigg From Wikipedia: John Edward Poynder Grigg (15 April 1924 – 31 December 2001) was a British writer, historian and politician. He was the 2nd Baron Altrincham from 19...

6/17/2011 1/16/2016

Leonard Sidney Woolf MP (1880 - 1969)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Leonard Sidney Woolf (25 November 1880 – 14 August 1969) was an English political theorist, author, publisher and civil servant, and husband of author Vir...

9/9/2008 12/23/2015

Laurence Sterne (1713 - 1768)

Laurence Sterne From Britannica BIography Laurence Sterne , (born Nov. 24, 1713, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ire.—died March 18, 1768, London, Eng.), Irish-born English novelist and humorist,...

12/23/2015 12/23/2015

Elizabeth Montagu MP (b. - 1800)

Elizabeth Montagu From WIkipedia : Elizabeth Montagu (2 October 1718 – 25 August 1800) was a British social reformer, patron of the arts, salonist, literary critic, and writer who helped org...

6/12/2013 12/22/2015

Rev William Gaskell (1805 - 1884)

Wkipedia: The Reverend William Gaskell (Latchford, Cheshire, 24 July 1805 – 12 June 1884) was an English Unitarian minister, charity worker and pioneer in the education of the working class. The...

10/4/2012 12/18/2015

Charles Kingsley, Revd. (1819 - 1875)

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a minister of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country a...

5/19/2009 11/24/2015

Giles Lytton Strachey MP (1880 - 1932)

Liles Lytton Strachey From Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . Giles Lytton Strachey (/ˈdʒaɪlz ˈlɪtən ˈstreɪtʃi/;[1] 1 March 1880 ...

9/11/2015 11/18/2015

D H Lawrence MP (1885 - 1930)

"DH Lawrence", "D.H.Lawrence"

David Herbert Richards Lawrence From Wikipedia (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawr...

5/28/2011 11/18/2015

Bessie Breuer MP (1893 - 1975)

Bessie Breuer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bessie Breuer (October 19, 1893 – September 26, 1975) was an American journalist, novelist, writer, and playwright. Biography Breuer w...

11/14/2015 11/14/2015

Richard Le Gallienne MP (1866 - 1947)

Richard Le Gallienne From wikipedia Richard Le Gallienne (20 January 1866 – 15 September 1947) was an English author and poet. The American actress Eva Le Gallienne (1899–1991) was hi...

9/18/2015 10/22/2015

Elizabeth Cobbold (c.1765 - 1824)

"Carolina Petty Pasty"

Elizabeth Cobbold From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born 11 February 1765 London Died 1824 Nationality British Elizabeth Cobbold or Carolina Petty Pasty born Elizabeth Knipe (1765&#...

6/24/2011 10/3/2015

William Morris MP (1834 - 1896)

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Mo...

5/8/2011 10/3/2015

Lucy Crane MP (1842 - 1882)

Lucy Crane From Wikipedia Lucy Crane (1842–1882) was an English writer, art critic and translator. Life Lucy Crane was born on 22 September 1842 in Liverpool, the daughter of the portrai...

10/1/2015 10/1/2015

VIolet Hunt MP (1862 - 1942)

Violet Hunt From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Violet Hunt Born Isabel Violet Hunt 28 September 1862 Durham, England Died 16 January 1942 (aged 79) Campden Hill, London, England Oc...

10/1/2015 10/1/2015

Mark Muir Mills (1917 - 1958)

Mark Muir Mills (August 8, 1917–April 7, 1958) was an American nuclear physicist and a developer of atomic bombs. He was born in Estes Park, Colorado to Enoch and Ethel Mills. Prior to colle...

8/1/2015 8/1/2015

Alan Garner, OBE MP

Blackden, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom

Blackden, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom

Alan Garner OBE from Wikipedia Alan Garner OBE (born 17 October 1934) is an English novelist best known for his children's fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales. His w...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Anthony Burgess MP (1917 - 1993)

"John Burgess Wilson", "Anthony Burgess", "Joseph Kell", "Jack", "Little Jack", "and Johnny Eagle."

John Anthony Burgess Wilson FRSL John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL (/ˈbɜrdʒəs/; 25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen name Antho...

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

Sarah Fielding MP (1710 - 1768)

Sarah Fielding From Wikipedia Sarah Fielding (8 November 1710 – 9 April 1768) was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding. She was the author of The Governess, or The Litt...

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Henry Fielding From WIkipedia Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author ...

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Philip Arthur Larkin MP (1922 - 1985)

"Philip Larkin"

Philip Arthur Larkin , CH, CBE, FRSL (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist, and librarian. His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by ...

7/12/2015 7/13/2015

Eugene T. Booth, Jr. (1912 - 2004)

Eugene Theodore Booth (1912 in Rome, Georgia – 6 March 2004) was an American nuclear physicist. He was a member of the historic Columbia University team which made the first demonstration of...

5/27/2015 5/27/2015

Charles Bukowski MP (1920 - 1994)

"Henry Charles Bukowski"

Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the socia...

5/2/2015 5/2/2015

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, Lord Lytton MP (1803 - 1873)

"1st Baron Lytton"

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC From Wikipedia: The Right Honourable Lord Lytton PC Born 25 May 1803(1803-05-25) London Died 18 January 1873(1873-01-18) (age...

12/25/2009 5/1/2015

Samuel Livermore (1786 - 1833)

Samuel Livermore (c. 1786 – 1833) was an American lawyer and legal writer, known for his works on agency law and conflict of laws. Livermore graduated from Harvard in 1804. He subsequently stu...

10/7/2008 4/22/2015

Charlotte Forten Grimké (1837 - 1914)

Charlotte Grimke (Forten) Author of "A Free Negro in the Slave Era." Charlotte Forten Grimke was barely into her twenties when she became the first African American to teach white students. -----...

11/29/2008 3/19/2015

Walter Charles Langer (1899 - 1981)

Walter Charles Langer (February 5, 1899 – July 4, 1981) was a Cambridge, Massachusetts psychoanalyst best known for his role in preparing a World War II psychological analysis of Adolf Hitler ...

5/12/2014 3/14/2015

Herbert Eugene Bolton (1870 - 1953)

Herbert Eugene Bolton (July 20, 1870 – January 30, 1953) was an American historian who pioneered the study of the Spanish-American borderlands and was a prominent authority on Spanish American...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Bob Pease (1940 - 2011)

Robert Allen Pease (August 22, 1940 – June 18, 2011) was an analog integrated circuit design expert and technical author. He designed several very successful "best-seller" integrated circuits,...

3/13/2015 3/13/2015
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Samuel Wells Williams (1812 - 1884)

Samuel Wells Williams (衛三畏; 22 September 1812 - February 16, 1884) was a linguist, official, missionary and Sinologist from the United States in the early 19th century.

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Deborah Norris Logan (1761 - 1831)

Deborah Norris Logan (1761-1839) was an early 19th century American Quaker historian and memoirist. Life and education Deborah (Debby) Norris was born on Oct. 19, 1761, to Charles Norris, a Quake...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Matthew French "Matt" Oberg (born August 12, 1976) is an American actor, improviser and writer in New York City. He performs primarily at The Peoples Improv Theater. Matt Oberg's recent credits include...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Lewis Francis Herreshoff (1890 - 1972)

Lewis Francis Herreshoff (November 11, 1890 - December 1972), was a boat designer, naval architect, editor and author of books and magazine articles. Early in his career he worked for the Herreshoff ...

12/14/2012 3/10/2015

Vikram Seth from wikipedia Vikram Seth (born 20 June 1952) is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sah...

1/9/2015 1/9/2015

Jan Morris (born James Humphrey Morris) MP

"James Humphrey Morris", "Jan Morris"

Jan Morris CBE FRSL born James Humphrey Morris Jan Morris, CBE, FRSL (born James Humphrey Morris , 2 October 1926) is a Welsh historian, author and travel writer. She is known particularly for the Pa...

1/3/2015 1/3/2015

Cornelia McDonald (1822 - 1909)

Cornelia Peake McDonald (June 14, 1822 – January 11, 1909) was an American diarist who was the author of A Diary with Reminiscences of the War and Refugee Life in the Shenandoah Valley, 1860...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

Richard de Mille (1922 - 2009)

Richard Demille was born from an affair of William Demille and Lorna Moon. In order to avoid a family scandal, Richard was adopted by his uncle, Cecil B. DeMille. Apparently, William's wife Anna Angela...

7/22/2011 12/13/2014

Richard Christian Matheson (born October 14, 1953) is an American writer of horror fiction and screenplays. He is the author of the short story collections Scars and Other Distinguishing Marks and Dy...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

Arthur Cleveland Bent (1866 - 1954)

Arthur Cleveland Bent (November 25, 1866 – December 30, 1954) was an American ornithologist. He is notable for his encyclopedic 21-volume work, Life Histories of North American Birds, publishe...

12/2/2014 12/2/2014

William Lindsay White (1900 - 1973)

William Lindsay White (1900–1973), American journalist, was the son of newspaper editor William Allen White. White grew up in Emporia, Kansas, went to the nearby University of Kansas, and then...

9/20/2012 12/1/2014

A. Starker Leopold (1913 - 1983)

Aldo Starker Leopold (October 22, 1913 – August 23, 1983) was an American author, forester, zoologist and conservationist. He also served as professor at the University of California, Berkeley...

11/29/2014 11/29/2014

Bob Thomas (1922 - 2014)

) Robert Joseph "Bob" Thomas (January 26, 1922 – March 14, 2014) was an American Hollywood film industry biographer and reporter who worked for the Associated Press from 1944. Writing career...

11/20/2014 11/20/2014
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Budd Schulberg (1914 - 2009)

"Budd Schulberg;"

Budd Schulberg (March 27, 1914 – August 5, 2009) was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 1947...

6/1/2009 11/16/2014

William Leroy Fifield (1916 - 1987)

William Fifield was a noted author of both fiction and nonfiction. He won an O.Henry short-story prize in 1942, and published In Search of Genius, a collection of interviews with people he considered g...

11/2/2014 11/2/2014

Mary Margaret McBride (1899 - 1976)

Mary Margaret McBride (November 16, 1899 - April 7, 1976) was an American radio interview host and writer. Her popular radio shows spanned more than 40 years; she is also remembered for her few month...

11/2/2014 11/2/2014

Jeffrey Stone (1926 - 2012)

"Jeffrey Stone"

Jeffrey Stone (December 16, 1926 – August 22, 2012) was an American actor and voice-over artist. Stone was the model and inspiration for Prince Charming in the 1950 Walt Disney animated featur...

10/27/2014 10/27/2014

Dylan Marlais Thomas MP (1914 - 1953)

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radi...

8/11/2011 10/25/2014

Edward R. "Ted" Allen (born May 20, 1965) is an American writer, cookbook author, and television personality. He was the food and wine connoisseur on the American Bravo network's television program Que...

10/24/2014 10/24/2014

Dr. Mehmet Oz MP

"Dr. Oz"

Cliffside Park, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States

Cliffside Park, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States

Mehmet Cengiz Oz (Turkish: [mehˈmet dʒenˈɟiz øz]; born June 11, 1960), also known as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish-American cardiothoracic surgeon, author, and television pers...

10/21/2014 10/22/2014

From Biography.com : Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped by Phillip Garrido in 1991, at age 11. She spent 18 years in captivity with Garrido—who raped Jaycee repeatedly and impregnated her twiceȁ...

11/18/2012 9/16/2014

Molly Kazan (1906 - 1963)

Molly Kazan (December 16, 1906 – December 14, 1963) was an American dramatist and playwright. Kazan was born Mary Day Thacher in Orange, New Jersey, the daughter of Emma Cecelia (née ...

9/6/2014 9/6/2014

Hubert Howe Bancroft was born on 5 May 1832 in Granville, Ohio. He became a self made millionaire through a San Francisco based publishing business. After becoming independently wealthy, he devoted h...

7/23/2007 8/22/2014

From Wikipedia (English) : Ann Hart Coulter (born December 8, 1961) is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer, syndicated columnist, and lawyer. She frequently appears on t...

8/11/2013 8/21/2014

Robert Goldthwaite Carter (October 29, 1845 – January 4, 1936) was a US Cavalry officer who participated in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars, most notably against the Comanche during...

8/11/2014 8/11/2014

Nelly Nichol Marshall (1845 - 1898)

Nelly Nichol Marshall (born in Louisville, Kentucky, 8 May 1845; died in Washington, D.C., 19 April 1898), was an author. In addition to numerous poems and many magazine articles, she published novels ...

8/10/2014 8/10/2014

Richard Bordeaux Parker (1923 - 2011)

Richard Bordeaux Parker (July 3, 1923, in the Fort Stotsenburg, Philippines - January 7, 2011, in Washington, D.C.) was a United States Foreign Service Officer and an expert on the Middle East. Par...

8/10/2014 8/10/2014

Ernest Howard Crosby MP (1856 - 1907)

From Wikipedia (English) : Ernest Howard Crosby (1856–1907) was an American reformer and author, born in New York City, the son of Presbyterian minister Howard Crosby, and a relative of prolif...

8/9/2014 8/9/2014

Escott Reid (1905 - 1999)

Escott Graves Meredith Reid, CC (January 21, 1905 – September 28, 1999), was a Canadian diplomat who helped shape the United Nations and NATO, author, international public servant and academic...

8/3/2014 8/3/2014

Ralph Connor (1860 - 1937)

"Ralph Connor"

Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 – October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, fi...

8/3/2014 8/3/2014

Bob Considine (1906 - 1975)

Born in Washington, DC, on November 4, 1906, sportswriting legend Bob Considine was legendary for his speed, accuracy, concentration, and energy as a writer. Considine’s career began at the Wa...

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John F. Kieran (1892 - 1981)

John Francis Kieran (August 2, 1892 – December 9, 1981) was an American author, journalist, amateur naturalist and radio and television personality. Biography A native of The Bronx, Kieran...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Ring Lardner MP (1885 - 1933)

The famous author, Ring Lardner, was born on March 6, 1885 in Niles, Berrien county, Michigan. His name was derived from the last name of a family friend. A great baseball sportswriter, he is mainly ...

7/15/2007 7/31/2014

Nicholas J. Kroll (born June 5, 1978) is an American actor and comedian best known for appearing in television shows such as Best Week Ever, Cavemen and Sit Down, Shut Up. He co-stars in the shows The ...

2/6/2012 7/29/2014

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jr. MP (1804 - 1864)

Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He is seen as a key figure in the development of American literat...

6/15/2007 7/24/2014

Steve Allen MP (1921 - 2000)

Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got hi...

2/15/2012 7/24/2014

Margaret Junkin Preston (1820 - 1897)

En stor sydstats poet. Margaret Junkin Preston (1820-1897) was once deemed by the Washington Post to be "one of the really famous American authors of the day." A prolific author of poetry and ficti...

9/6/2009 6/29/2014

Liz Carpenter (1920 - 2010)

Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Sutherland Carpenter (September 1, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was a writer, feminist, former reporter, media advisor, speechwriter, political humorist, and public relations ex...

6/25/2014 6/25/2014

W. Page Keeton (1909 - 1999)

Werdner Page Keeton (August 22, 1909–January 10, 1999) was an attorney and dean of the University of Texas School of Law for a quarter century. Education Keeton was born in McCoy in Atasco...

6/25/2014 6/25/2014

Walter Prescott Webb (1888 - 1963)

Walter Prescott Webb (April 3, 1888 – March 8, 1963) was a 20th-century U.S. historian and author noted for his groundbreaking historical work on the American West. As president of the Texas S...

6/25/2014 6/25/2014

L. Ron Hubbard MP (1911 - 1986)

"Ron"

Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), better known as L. Ron Hubbard (pron.: /ɛl rɒn ˈhʌˌbərd/, ELL-ron-HUB-ərd) and of...

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JOHNSON, SIDNEY SMITH (1840–1910). Sidney Smith (Sid) Johnson, Confederate cavalry officer, journalist, and author, son of D. T. M. and Adeline (Smith) Johnson, was born in Choctaw County, Missi...

6/22/2014 6/22/2014

Virginius Dabney (1901 - 1995)

Virginius Dabney (February 8, 1901 – December 28, 1995) was a US teacher, journalist, writer, and editor. He was the editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 1936 to 1969 and author of sever...

6/21/2014 6/21/2014

Judith W. McGuire (1813 - 1897)

Judith White Brockenbrough McGuire wrote Diary of a Southern Refugee, During the War, By a Lady of Virginia. Alexandrian Judith McGuire kept a record of her family's experience as refugees from 1...

6/20/2014 6/20/2014

Charles Augustus Briggs (1841 - 1913)

findagrave... ; Rev. Dr. Charles Augustus Briggs, was professor of theology and one of the most controversial theologians of the late 19th century. He was excommunicated from the Presbyterian church ...

2/8/2009 6/17/2014

Gertrude Harris Boatwright Claytor (October 1, 1888 – August 21, 1973) was an American poet. Born in Staunton, Virginia, she later moved with her family to Roanoke, Virginia, where she was p...

6/17/2014 6/17/2014

Herbert E. Walter (1867 - 1945)

Herbert Eugene Walter, (1867 – 1945), was a prominent biologist, author, Professor at Brown University and researcher. Herbert Walter was born in Burke, Vermont in 1867. He attended the Lynd...

6/13/2014 6/13/2014

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He was General Stonewall Jackson's youngest staff member and personal aide. His memoirs were published after the Civil War - "I Rode With Stonewall" - by h...

6/13/2014 6/13/2014

Langston Hughes MP (1902 - 1967)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of th...

6/27/2010 6/12/2014

Alex Haley (1921 - 1992)

""Alex""

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...

9/4/2007 6/12/2014