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Hepburn, Alonzo Barton(Encyclopedia)Hepburn, Alonzo Barton, 1846–1922, American legislator and banker, b. Colton, St. Lawrence co., N.Y. He served (1875–80) in the New York state legislature and became chairman of the legislative co...
Potter, Alonzo(Encyclopedia)Potter, Alonzo, 1800–1865, American Episcopal bishop, b. near Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Ordained a priest in 1824, he served (1826–31) as rector of St. Paul's Church in Boston. In 1831 he became professo...
Hepburn, Audrey(Encyclopedia)Hepburn, Audrey, 1929–93, British film actress, b. Brussels as Audrey Kathleen Ruston. The daughter of an English banker and a Dutch baroness, she and her mother lived in the Netherlands during the ...
Hepburn, Katharine(Encyclopedia)Hepburn, Katharine, 1907–2003, American actress, b. Hartford, Conn. She made periodic stage appearances from 1928 on and debuted in the first of her 43 films in 1932; in her early roles she was usua...
Barton, Clara(Encyclopedia)Barton, Clara, 1821–1912, American humanitarian, organizer of the American Red Cross, b. North Oxford (now Oxford), Mass. She taught school (1839–54) and clerked in the U.S. Patent Office before t...
Barton, Elizabeth(Encyclopedia)Barton, Elizabeth, 1506?–1534, English prophet, called the Maid of Kent or the Nun of Kent. She was a domestic servant who, after a period of illness, began (c.1525) to go into trances and to utter ...
Cornell, Alonzo B.(Encyclopedia)Cornell, Alonzo B. kôrnl´ [key], 1832–1904, American businessman and politician, b. Ithaca, N.Y. Cornell was a director (1868–69) and vice president (1870–76) of the Western Union Telegraph ...
Stagg, Amos Alonzo(Encyclopedia)Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862–1965, American football coach, b. West Orange, N.J., grad. Yale, 1888. He played end on the Yale football team and began his career as a coach (1889–91) at Springfield (Ma...
Hanna, Marcus Alonzo(Encyclopedia)Hanna, Marcus Alonzo (Mark Hanna), 1837–1904, American capitalist and politician, b. New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Ohio. He attended Western Reserve College for a short time, then entered his father's wh...
Hepburn, Mitchell Frederick(Encyclopedia)Hepburn, Mitchell Frederick, 1896–1953, Canadian political leader. A member of the House of Commons (1926–34), he was chosen (1930) leader of the Liberal party in Ontario and became (1934) premier...
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