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  • Fay Wray (1907 - 2004)
    Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian–American actress and the first ever scream queen. In 1928, director Erich von Stroheim cast Wray as the main female ...
  • Erik Hersholt Nielsen PC DFC QC (1924 - 2008)
    Kilde: Find a Grave: : Birth: Feb. 24, 1924 Regina Saskatchewan, Canada Death: Sep. 4, 2008 Kelowna British Columbia, Canada Canadian Politician. He served as Member of Parliament for Yukon for 2...
  • The Rt. Hon. Lester B. Pearson, 14th Prime Minister of Canada (1897 - 1972)
    Notes Affiliation politique : libéral Sources: Wikipedia Biography Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian professor, h...
  • Lady Hester Stanhope (1776 - 1839)
    Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope (12 March 1776 – 23 June 1839) was a British socialite, adventurer and traveler. Her archaeological expedition to Ashkelon in 1815 is considered the first modern exca...

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