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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...
Greeley(Encyclopedia)Greeley, city (1990 pop. 60,536), seat of Weld co., N Colo., at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mts.; inc. 1885. It is a rail and trade center for a rich irrigated farm area. There is meatpac...
Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley(Encyclopedia)Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley yäl´mär shäkht [key], 1877–1970, German financier. He held executive positions in several major German banks before becoming (1923) commissioner of currency. Infl...
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...
Parton, James(Encyclopedia)Parton, James, 1822–91, American biographer, b. England. He came to the United States in 1827. In 1848 he joined the staff of N. P. Willis's Home Journal in New York City. His biographical writing b...
Liberal Republican party(Encyclopedia)Liberal Republican party, in U.S. history, organization formed in 1872 by Republicans discontented at the political corruption and the policies of President Grant's first administration. Other disaffe...
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)...
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