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...Chief Joseph Chief Joseph was born In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains) in early 1840 near Joseph Creek in the Wallowa Valley of Oregon Territory (now in Wallowa County in north-eastern Oregon). He was baptized on 12...
...Standing Bear, Luther Luther Standing Bear was born as Ota K’te, or “Plenty Kill,” during the winter of 1868–9 in the Pine Ridge Reservation of southwestern South Dakota, the son of Chief Standing Bear and Pretty Face. He was raised...
...Gertrude Simmons was born on 22 February 1876 in the Yankton Reservation in south-eastern South Dakota. Her mother was Ellen Tate’lyohiwin (Reaches for the Wind) Simmons; her father abandoned the family before Gertrude’s birth. She was also...
...Grace Mead Andrus was born on 28 September 1878 in East Berlin, Connecticut, the daughter of Wallace R. and Annis Mead Andrus. She received her BA from Cornell University in 1903, where she was Phi Beta Kappa, and her PhD in philosophy from...
...Pearse, Patrick Henry Patrick Henry Pearse was born of an English father and an Irish mother in Dublin on 10 November 1879; he died on 3 May 1916. He was taught by the Christian Brothers at Westland Row and graduated from University...
...F. S. C. Northrop was born on 27 November 1893 in Janesville, Wisconsin. After receiving a BA from Beloit College in 1915 and an MA from Yale University in 1919, he went to Harvard University, where he earned another MA in 1922 and a PhD...
...Lévesque, Claude Claude Lévesque was born on 3 March 1927 on the Plateau Mont-Royal in the eastern section of Montréal, Canada. He was the fifth child of a family of eight; his mother was a musician, both in temperament and formation...
...Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who would become known by his pen name Mark Twain, was born on 30 November 1835 in Florida, Missouri. His family moved to Hannibal, Missouri in 1839, where he began his schooling in 1840. Given the frontier nature...
...Josiah Strong was born on 19 January 1847 in Naperville, Illinois, the son of Josiah and Elizabeth Clough (Webster) Strong. Like many Congregationalist leaders of his generation, he was part of America’s “New England Diaspora” and claimed...
...Blumer, Herbert George Herbert Blumer was born on 7 March 1900 in Saint Louis, Missouri, and grew up in nearby Webster Groves, Missouri. He earned his BA in 1921 and MA in 1922 from the University of Missouri. In 1928 he completed the PhD...