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Hitchcock, Lambert(Encyclopedia)Hitchcock, Lambert, 1795–1852, American chairmaker, b. Cheshire, Conn. In 1818 in Barkhamsted, Conn., Hitchcock established a factory whose employees came to number about 100. The village that the f...
Hitchcock chair(Encyclopedia)Hitchcock chair: see Hitchcock, Lambert.
Lambert, John(Encyclopedia)Lambert, John, 1619–83, English parliamentary general. He fought in the first civil war (1642–46) and assisted Henry Ireton in drawing up the Heads of the Proposals in 1647. In 1648 he commanded t...
Saint Lambert(Encyclopedia)Saint Lambert snt lm´brt [key], city (1991 pop. 20,976), S Que., Canada, on the St. Lawrence River. It is a residential suburb of Montreal. ...
Simnel, Lambert(Encyclopedia)Simnel, Lambert sm´nl [key], c.1475–1525, imposter and pretender to the English throne. Little is known of his early life, but before 1486 he caught the attention of an Oxford priest, Richard S...
Lambert, Johann Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Lambert, Johann Heinrich y´hän hn´rkh läm´brt [key], 1728–77, German-French philosopher and scientist, b. Alsace. He developed many basic concepts in mathematics, including that of the ...
Tallien, Jean Lambert(Encyclopedia)Tallien, Jean Lambert zhäN läNbr´ tälyN´ [key], 1767–1820, French revolutionary. A law clerk and later a printer, he became known through his Jacobin journal, Ami des citoyens. A leader in ...
Platt, Orville Hitchcock(Encyclopedia)Platt, Orville Hitchcock, 1827–1905, U.S. Senator (1879–1905), b. Washington, Litchfield co., Conn. Platt held many public offices in Connecticut before he served in the U.S. Senate. He helped fra...
Hitchcock, Sir Alfred(Encyclopedia)Hitchcock, Sir Alfred, 1899–1980, English-American film director, writer, and producer, b. London. Hitchcock began his career as a director in 1925 and became prominent with The 39 Steps (1935) and ...
Hitchcock, Ethan Allen(Encyclopedia)Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835–1909, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1898–1907), b. Mobile, Ala. He was appointed minister to Russia in 1897 but was called into McKinley's cabinet the next year. Und...
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