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Agnew, Spiro Theodore(Encyclopedia)Agnew, Spiro Theodore spr´ [key], 1918–96, 39th Vice President of the United States (1969–73), b. Baltimore. Admitted to the bar in 1949, he entered politics as a Republican and was elected (...
Theodore I(Encyclopedia)Theodore I (Theodore Lascaris), d. 1222, Byzantine emperor of Nicaea (1204–22), son-in-law of the Byzantine emperor Alexius III. He escaped from Constantinople after it was captured (1204) by the La...
Theodore(Encyclopedia)Theodore. For Russian rulers thus named, use Feodor.
Laird, Melvin Robert(Encyclopedia)Laird, Melvin Robert, 1922–2016, American politician, U.S. secretary of defense (1969–73), b. Omaha, Nebr. After serving (1942–46) in the navy during World War II, he entered politics as a Repub...
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Roosevelt, Theodore(Encyclopedia)Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858–1919, 26th President of the United States (1901–9), b. New York City. Early Life and Political Posts Of a prosperous and distinguished family, Theodore Roosevelt was educ...
Roszak, Theodore(Encyclopedia)Roszak, Theodore rô´shäk [key], 1907–81, American sculptor, b. Poland. Commencing his artistic career as a painter, Roszak began in the late 1930s to create constructions in plastics and metal. I...
Rousseau, Théodore(Encyclopedia)Rousseau, Théodore tdôr´ roos´ [key], 1812–67, French landscape painter; leader of the Barbizon school. He first received recognition in the Salon of 1848 and was commissioned by the sta...
Frelinghuysen, Theodore(Encyclopedia)Frelinghuysen, Theodore, 1787–1862, American politician and educator, b. Franklin, N.J. Admitted to the bar in 1808, he practiced law in Newark and soon gained political prominence. As U.S. senator ...
Sedgwick, Theodore(Encyclopedia)Sedgwick, Theodore, 1746–1813, American lawyer and statesman, b. West Hartford, Conn. He practiced law in Massachusetts after being admitted (1766) to the bar. In the American Revolution he acted (1...
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