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Neal Edward-SMITH
Born: on March 23, 1920

Neal Edward SMITH

Member of the United States House of Representatives from Iowa

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Singer & Musician


AmericanFiona APPLE born Fiona Apple MCAFEE-MAGGART

American singer-songwriter, pianist and record producer

Born in New York City in 1977, Apple is the daughter of singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart, who met when both were cast in the Broadway musical Applause. Her maternal grandparents were dancer Millicent Green and big band vocalist[...]

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AmericanNorman REEDUS born Norman Mark REEDUS

American actor and model

Reedus was born in Hollywood, Florida, the son of Marianne (née Yarber), a teacher, and Ira Norman Reedus. He is of English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish descent. He grew up in Los Angeles, California, and also lived in Ireland, Japan,[...]

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Author - Director - Poet


AmericanSherman ALEXIE born Sherman Joseph ALEXIE

American novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker

Alexie was born on October 7, 1966, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington. He lived as a child on the Spokane Indian Reservation, located west of Spokane. His father, Sherman Joseph Alexie, was a member of the Coeur d'Alene tribe, and[...]

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Inventor - American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812


AmericanJohn T. THOMPSON born John Taliaferro THOMPSON

1860 - 1940
United States Army officer best remembered as the inventor of the Thompson submachine gun

Born on December 31, 1860 in Newport, Kentucky, Thompson grew up on a succession of Army posts and had decided on the military as a career by the age of sixteen. His father was Lt. Col. James Thompson, his mother was Maria Taliaferro. After a[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician


AmericanReince PRIEBUS born Reinhold Richard PRIEBUS

American attorney and politician, current White House Chief of Staff for U.S. President Donald Trump

Priebus was born on March 18, 1972, in Dover, New Jersey, and lived in Netcong, New Jersey, until his family moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin, when he was seven years old. His father is a former union electrician and his mother a real estate agent.[...]

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AmericanElizabeth BUFFUM CHACE born Elizabeth BUFFUM

1806 - 1899
American activist in the Anti-Slavery, Women's Rights, and Prison Reform Movements

Elizabeth Buffum Chace was born Elizabeth Buffum in Smithfield, Rhode Island on December 9, 1806, to Arnold Buffum and Rebecca Gould, the Buffum and Gould families were some of the oldest families in New England. A birthright Quaker, Elizabeth[...]

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