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Gallup, George Horace

(Encyclopedia)Gallup, George Horace, 1901–84, American public opinion statistician, originator of the Gallup poll, b. Jefferson, Iowa. After teaching journalism at Drake Univ. (1929–31) and at Northwestern Univ...

Gallup

(Encyclopedia)Gallup, town (1990 pop. 19,154), alt. 6,515 ft (1,986 m), seat of McKinley co., NW N.Mex., on the Puerco River near the Ariz. line; inc. 1891. It is a rail and trade center in a large mining, timber, ...

Lorimer, George Horace

(Encyclopedia)Lorimer, George Horace lôr´mr [key], 1867–1937, American editor, b. Louisville, Ky. After working for the Armour Packing Company (1887–95) and as a wholesale grocer, he went to work as a new...

Horace

(Encyclopedia)Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)hôr´s [key], 65 BC–8 BC, Latin poet, one of the greatest of lyric poets, b. Venusia, S Italy. He studied at Rome and Athens and, joining Brutus and the republica...

Greeley, Horace

(Encyclopedia)Greeley, Horace, 1811–72, American newspaper editor, founder of the New York Tribune, b. Amherst, N.H. Early Life His irregular schooling, ending at 15, was followed by a four-year apprenticeship (1...

White, Horace

(Encyclopedia)White, Horace, 1834–1916, American journalist and author, b. Colebrook, N.H., grad. Beloit College, 1853. As a reporter for the Chicago Tribune he covered the Lincoln-Douglas debates in 1858. In his...

Pippin, Horace

(Encyclopedia)Pippin, Horace, 1888–1946, American primitive painter, b. West Chester, Pa. He worked as a porter, peddler, and warehouseman and never studied art. He was severely wounded in World War I. The naive ...

Gray, Horace

(Encyclopedia)Gray, Horace, 1828–1902, American jurist, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1881–1902), b. Boston. At first a reporter (1854–61) to the Massachusetts supreme court, he later entered i...

Bushnell, Horace

(Encyclopedia)Bushnell, Horace boosh´nl [key], 1802–76, American Congregational minister, b. Bantam, Conn. Bushnell became (1833) pastor of the North Church, Hartford, Conn. He wrote Christian Nurture (1847)...

Mann, Horace

(Encyclopedia)Mann, Horace mn [key], 1796–1859, American educator, b. Franklin, Mass. He received a sparse preliminary schooling, but succeeded in entering Brown in the sophomore class and graduated with honors...

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