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Fitzgerald, F. Scott(Encyclopedia)Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald), 1896–1940, American novelist and short-story writer, b. St. Paul, Minn. He is ranked among the great American writers of the 20th cent. Fitzgeral...
Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre(Encyclopedia)Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre: see under Fitzgerald, F. Scott.
Great Neck(Encyclopedia)Great Neck, village (1990 pop. 8,745), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on the north shore of Long Island, a primarily residential suburb of New York City; settled c.1634, inc. 1921. It has diverse light and high...
Rockville(Encyclopedia)Rockville, city (1990 pop. 44,835), seat of Montgomery co., W central Md., a NW suburb of Washington, D.C.; settled c.1760s, inc. as a city 1860. It has several scientific research and technology labo...
Anstey, F.(Encyclopedia)Anstey, F., pseud. of Thomas Anstey Guthrie, 1856–1934, English author. He relinquished his law practice to write humorous fiction. His best and most successful works are marked by an atmosphere of ...
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald(Encyclopedia)Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917–63, 35th President of the United States (1961–63), b. Brookline, Mass.; son of Joseph P. Kennedy. Early Life While an undergraduate at Harvard (1936–40) he served ...
FitzGerald, Edward(Encyclopedia)FitzGerald, Edward, 1809–83, English man of letters. A dilettante and scholar, FitzGerald spent most of his life living in seclusion in Suffolk. His masterpiece, a translation of The Rubaiyat of Oma...
Fitzgerald, Ella(Encyclopedia)Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917–96, American jazz singer, b. Newport News, Va. Probably the most celebrated jazz vocalist of her generation, Fitzgerald was reared in Yonkers, N.Y., moving after her mother's ...
FitzGerald, Garrett(Encyclopedia)FitzGerald, Garrett, 1926–2011, Irish political leader. After studying economics and law, he lectured (1959–73) in political economy at his alma mater, University College. He was first elected to ...
Fitzgerald, Gerald(Encyclopedia)Fitzgerald, Gerald: see Desmond, Gerald Fitzgerald, 15th earl of.
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