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Philadelphia district attorney at the time of correspondence. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1973. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243847872 ...
Coretta Scott King (b. April 27, 1927, Marion, AL–d. Jan. 30, 2006, Rosarito Beach, Mexico) was the wife of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. She attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and earned a degree from the New England Conservatory of Music studying under Marie Sundelius. She met King in Boston and they were married in 1953. They had four children: Yolanda (1955), Martin III (1957), Dexter (1961), and Bernice (1963).The King family lived in Montgomery, Alabama. Mrs. ...
Lamar Alexander was the Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987, and the president of the University of Tennessee from 1988 to 1991. He served as Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993, and in 2003 he was elected as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee. From the description of Alexander, Lamar, 1940- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569252 ...
U.S. representative of Georgia. From the description of Newt Gingrich note, 1995 January 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983690 Newton L. Gingrich born 17 June, 1943, in Harrisburg, Pa. Attended Emory University (BA, 1965) and Tulane University (PhD., 1968). Taught at West Georgia College, Carrollton, Ga., 1970-1978. Republican congressman for the Sixth Congressional District of Georgia in the U. S. Congress, 1978-1998. Minority Whip (101st-103rd congresses). Speaker of...
Colin Powell (b. April 5, 1937, Harlem, NY) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. During his military career Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989), and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993). Powell was the first African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush f...
William Henry Cosby, Jr. (Bill) was born in 1937 in Philadelphia. He attended Temple University and received his M.A. and Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He is a noted comedian, actor, and writer. In the early 1970s Cosby created the cartoon character of Fat Albert who gave Cosby the opportunity to present his views on how to handle such childhood problems as lying, stealing, and safety.Biographical source: Something About the Author, Volume 110, p. 65-71. From the descri...
Maya Angelou (b. Marguerite Annie Johnson, April 4, 1928, St. Louis, MO–d. May 28, 2014, Winston-Salem, NC) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She became a poet and writer after a series of occupations as a young adult, including fry cook, sex worker, nightclub dancer and performer, c...
Born on July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas, the second of four children. In 1942, joined the Army's Enlisted Reserve Corps to fight in World War II. Became a second lieutenant in the Army's 10th Mountain Division. While trying to assist a wounded radioman, he was hit by enemy machine gun fire in the upper right back and his right arm was shattered. He received the Bronze Star. Following the war and a painful rehabilitation, he attended law school. In I952, he was elected Russell County Attorney, a...