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Barbara T.-BOWMAN

AmericanBarbara T. BOWMAN born Barbara TAYLOR

1928
Award-winning African-American early childhood education expert/advocate, professor, and author

Bowman was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois. Her grandfather was architect Robert Robinson Taylor, and her father, Robert Rochon Taylor, was on the board of the Chicago Housing Authority. After receiving a B.A. degree from[...]

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American politician

Blake-FARENTHOLD

AmericanBlake FARENTHOLD born Randolph Blake FARENTHOLD

1961
American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 27th district

Farenthold was born and raised in Corpus Christi, the son of Mary Sue (née Ogg) and George Randolph "Randy" Farenthold. His paternal grandfather, George Edward Farenthold, was a Belgian immigrant who was the descendant of an aristocratic[...]

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American politician

Peter Tali-COLEMAN

AmericanPeter Tali COLEMAN 

1919 - 1997
43rd, 51st & 53rd Governor of American Samoa

Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa, Coleman graduated from Saint Louis School in Honolulu, Hawaii. He later joined the U.S. Army, rising to the rank of captain during World War II. He received his law degree from Georgetown University, and served[...]

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American politician

Michael-HUFFINGTON

AmericanMichael HUFFINGTON born Roy Michael HUFFINGTON

1947
American politician, LGBT activist, and film producer

Huffington was born to Celeste Phyllis and Roy Michael Huffington, the founder of the natural gas exploration company, Roy M. Huffington, Inc. (HUFFCO).

Huffington graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana, in 1965[...]

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Physician

James E.-BOWMAN

AmericanJames E. BOWMAN born James Edward BOWMAN

1923 - 2011
African-American physician was internationally renowned as a specialist in pathology, hematology, and genetics

James Edward Bowman was born in Washington, D.C. where he attended Dunbar High School. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Howard University in 1943 and 1946. He did medical internships at Freedmen's Hospital in Washington D.C.[...]

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Leonard-CHESHIRE

EnglishLeonard CHESHIRE born Leonard Geoffrey CHESHIRE

1917 - 1992
Highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War

Leonard Cheshire was the son of Geoffrey Chevalier Cheshire, DCL, LLD, FBA, a barrister, academic and influential writer on English law. He had one brother, Christopher Cheshire, also a wartime pilot. Cheshire was born in Chester, but was[...]

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