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...Fergusson, Elizabeth Graeme Elizabeth Graeme was born in Philadelphia on 3 February 1737, the youngest of nine children, to Anne Diggs and Thomas Graeme, a Scottish immigrant. Her father became a prominent doctor in Philadelphia...
...Hochberg, Herbert Irving Herbert Hochberg was born on 13 July 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of George and Lillian Hochberg. The family moved to New York City, where his father became the managing editor of the left-wing Yiddish...
...Morris, George Sylvester George S. Morris was born on 15 November 1840 in Norwich, Vermont. His father was a devout Congregationalist, maintaining a Puritan home life and ardently supporting abolition and temperance. Morris graduated first...
...Dewey, JohnLee, Harold Newton Harold N. Lee was born on 6 August 1899 in Seattle, Washington. He received his BA (1922) and MA (1924) from the University of Oregon, and his PhD in philosophy from Harvard in 1930. He became an assistant...
...Woodbridge was born in Stanton, Wiltshire, England in 1613, and died at Newbury, Massachusetts on 17 March 1695. He studied theology at Oxford, but left without a degree as he refused to take the oath of conformity. In 1634 he went with his...
...Sterling, James Rival Generals, The (drama) Sterling, James Poetical Works of the Rev. James Sterling, The, Volume 1 Sterling, James “Patriot, The” Sterling, James “Pastoral, A:” Sterling, James Smith, William (1727-1803) Smith, Mary...
...Andrew Bradford was Bradford, Andrew an important colonial printer and political journalist. While Benjamin Franklin characterized his competitors as “illiterates,” contemporary journalism historian Isaiah Thomas considered Andrew...
...John Lining was born to a respectable family in the rural Scottish parish of Walston, Lanarkshire, the eldest son of a Presbyterian minister. Aged twenty-two, and likely following some medical instruction short of a medical degree, Lining...
...Edmund Pendleton was the president of the convention that drafted Virginia's 1776 constitution and president of the convention that adopted the United States Constitution in 1787. As such, he was one of the key steadying influences...
...Otis, James, Jr. James Otis, Jr., championed the rights of British North Americans during the pre-Revolutionary period. As an attorney, as representative to the Massachusetts General Court, as a pamphleteer, and as delegate to the Stamp Act...