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Dole, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Dole, Bob (Robert Joseph Dole), 1923–2021, American political leader, b. Russell, Ks., Washburn Univ. (B.A. and L.L.D., 1952); husband of Elizabeth Ha...

Dole, Elizabeth Hanford

(Encyclopedia)Dole, Elizabeth Hanford, 1936–, American public official, b. Salisbury, N.C., B.A., Duke, 1958, J.D., Harvard, 1965; wife of Bob Dole. A Republican, she held several government positions including c...

Dôle

(Encyclopedia)Dôle dōl [key], city, Jura dept., E France, in Franche-Comté, on the Doubs River. There ar...

dole

(Encyclopedia)dole, distribution to the poor, usually of food or money. In medieval times doles were usually from bequests of money or land, and the income was given to charity or distributed to the local poor at f...

Cousy, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Cousy, Bob (Robert Joseph Cousy) ko͞oˈzē [key], 1928–, American basketball player, b. New York City. During his career with the Boston Celtics (1951–63), Cousy established a reputation as the N...

Dylan, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Dylan, Bob dĭlˈən [key], 1941–, American singer and composer, b. Duluth, Minn., as Robert Zimmerman. Dylan learned guitar at the age of 10 and autoharp and harmonica at 15. After a rebellious you...

Fosse, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Fosse, Bob (Robert Louis Fosse) fôˈsē, fŏsˈē [key], 1927–87, American choreographer and director, b. Chicago. Generally recognized as the most talented and influential theatrical choreographer...

Michel, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Michel, Bob (Robert Henry Michel) mīˈkəl [key], 1923–2017, U.S. congressman, b. Peoria, Ill. A decorated veteran, he served in the army during World War II before being elected to the U.S. House ...

Marley, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Marley, Bob (Robert Nesta Marley), 1945–81, Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, and guitarist. As a member of the Wailers, a reggae band that included...

Hawke, Bob

(Encyclopedia)Hawke, Bob (Robert James Lee Hawke), 1929–2019, Australian statesman. A Rhodes scholar at Oxford, he gained a reputation as a skillful labor mediator during his tenure at the Australian Council of T...

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